The Silent Trails Memorial Race was organized in 2002 to honor the memory of and celebrate the lives of eight University of Wyoming cross country athletes who were killed by a drunk driver on September 16, 2001. Killed in the tragedy were:

What better way to remember these young men then by doing what they loved … running the trails!

The Silent Trails Memorial Race will challenge you while providing some great competition through some awesome Wyoming fall scenery.

Any net profit from the race will be dispersed to support current and future runners on the University of Wyoming team, or to support a non-profit group or activity associated with running in and around Laramie.