- Recommended for only the most adventurous people
- One mountain bike event and one running event take place in August
- A 100 mile round trip event
Overview: Leadville, Colorado is home to one of the premier off-road bike and running races in all of North America. If you want a challenge – this is it. The Leadville Trail 100 is recommended for only the most adventurous people who have trained extensively and want to confront a challenge few dares to take on.
Where: Locations vary throughout Leadville.
Fees: Entry fees vary.
Details: The race consists of an uphill climb over the Colorado high peaks above Twin Lakes. This is a hundred-mile round trip. These are the highest 100-mile cycle and running events in the United States. As the toughest race of its kind in North America, the Leadville Trail 100 takes place at altitudes ranging from 9,500 feet - 13,000 feet. You can't find a comparable race anywhere else in the nation.
Don't come unprepared if you plan to participate in this event. Train hard, and get ready for the challenge of a lifetime. If you can make it to the finish line, success will be yours.
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