9th Annual Middle Creek Flyathlon Fundraiser

run. fish. beer. fundraise!

Event Fundraising Goal: $50,000 Campaign 

Tax ID: 81-1625829 

At Running Rivers, we are a Colorado-based 501c3 organization which firmly believes that the best way to ensure the preservation, protection, and maintenance of our irreplaceable public lands and waters is to develop and foster the stewards who will stand up in their defense. Our programs create unique opportunities for people to experience public lands and waters in novel and fun ways, to expand their depth of understanding of the importance of healthy functioning freshwater ecosystems, and to invest in their time, money, and sweat through on-the-ground stewardship projects. The Middle Creek Flyathlon is a unique, conservation-minded race event that integrates three of the West's greatest activities; trail running, fly-fishing, and craft beer.

Most importantly, the 9th Annual Middle Creek Flyathlon is a fundraising event for coldwater conservation projects, with a focus on native trout. Since 2014, our Flyathlon events have raised more than $500,000 for native trout related projects completed through our diverse conservation partners, including Colorado Trout Unlimited, the Western Native Trout Initiative, Colorado Parks and Wildlife, the National Park Service, and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.  

Importantly, all of this incredible conservation impact has come through individual donations from the friends, family, and colleagues of our amazing Flyathletes.  From amazing folks like you.  

To explore projects that have been supported with Flyathlon funds over the past 8 years, please visit:

Now is a critical time to invest in the preservation of our public lands and waters. Because Running Rivers is a recognized 501c3 organization, your donations are tax deductible.

To make a donation, please click the "Make a Donation" button above.

Thank you in advance for your consideration!

run. fish. beer. donate! 

Running Rivers

Middle Creek Flyathlon


Recent Activity

Name Maria Mullings
Activity Type Donation
Amount $25.00
Date 12/24/23
Message Merry Christmas!
for "Justin Mullings"
Name Anonymous
Activity Type Donation
Amount $800.00
Date 08/22/23
for "Let’s Do This!"
Name Nicholas Ellens
Activity Type Donation
Amount $50.00
Date 08/16/23
for "Jon's Revenge Tour: Fishing for Glory at the Flyathlon!"
Name LeeAnn Luljak-Fair
Activity Type Donation, Mailing list
Amount $25.00
Date 08/05/23
for "Cody Arnold"
Name Eric Sommers
Activity Type Donation
Amount $50.00
Date 08/03/23
for "Like a Beer Fund for Trout"

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