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Leadville Silver Rush 50 Trail Run

Out-and-back, course takes racers through the historic mining district, primarily on dirt roads, first set by miners and their burros. The route will take runners by and between many grand and historic gold and silver mines. This lung-burning, heart-pounding race starts at 10,200 feet and reaches 12,000 feet four times throughout the course.

When: July
(This trail race takes place in July each year. Visit race website link below for details.)

Location: Colorado, United States
Nearby City: Leadville

Event 1:
Race Length: 50 miles (80.5 km)
Elevation Gain: 8,000 feet (+160 ft/mi)
Elevation Loss: 8,000 feet (-160 ft/mi)
High Point: 12,000 feet
Low Point: 10 feet
Additional Information

Website URL: http://www.leadvilleraceseries.com/page/show/312299-silve... (opens new window)
Race Director: LeadvilleRaceSeries
Phone: 719-486-3502

Details
The awards are unique and very special. All finishers will receive a “Leadville Silver Rush” silver bracelet and finishing medal. There are also great age group awards. Another unique prize – a silver coin – is awarded to the first male and female racer who reaches the top of Dutch Henri Hill during the very dramatic up-hill-climb start.

 


 

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Submitted On: 1/21/2011
By: LeadvilleRaceSeries (Race Director)

 

 

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