It is your responsibility as a runner to make sure that race officials time you in and out of all aid stations. The Mosquito Pass aspect nearly caused me to DNF. Awards Ceremony will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 18th at the Lake County High School gymnasium. Although we look forward to seeing  you at our events, we understand certain things may come up that prevent you from attending. *Athletes that did not use their 2021 deferral/ reserved entry link are NOT on the 2021 LT100 RUN  roster. We will not sell or give your email address or personal information to third parties for marketing purposes. The primary obstacle is the formidable 12,600' Hope Pass, near the apogee of the course. The stats—15,600 feet of elevation gain and loss, the highest starting elevation of any US trail race at 9,200 feet, and, as the name suggests, 100 miles of rocky single track—are intimidating enough. They held their flashlights pointed skyward, unaware that these "torches" needed to be aimed forward to illuminate the trail ahead. This year 829 runners started the race, 374 people finished under the 30-hour time limit (a 45% finisher rate). Visit the link below to view results and photos from the Leadville Trail 100 Run, Latest information on COVID-19 and updates on our event, We will send you emails containing information about our events and promotional offers. If, at that time, you would like to roll your deferral to the 2023 LT100 RUN you will use the deferral/ reserved entry link to indicate you’d like to roll your deferral to the following year (2023 LT100 RUN). We will be recycling all plastic, aluminum and cardboard during these races, and all our events. Enter your goal finish time and see approximate race times, split times, and split paces required at various segments of the course for that desired finishing time. *No refunds are available for any registration from the cancelled 2020 Leadville Race Series events as of June 18th, 2020. The Strava Segment Challenge will take place on one of the more challenging sections of the course, the Columbine Climb: 3.1 miles of trail that'll have you out of the saddle competing for your spot on the leaderboard. In 2017, we will return to the course that was last used in 2012. Pacers are not allowed to push, pull, carry or tow the runner. ... Total Elevation Gain: 4,264 feet. *Please note that 2019 awards will not be shipped until the end of our race series season, September 2019. All Life Time, Inc (Life Time) events and activities are subject to changes, alterations, and/or elimination in Life Time’s sole discretion as it evaluates and works to provide a safe event for all participants. The access to Pipeline Road was rerouted past the gravel pits, adding about .7 miles to the round-trip distance and about 50 feet more elevation gain. [3] In 2014, Kirk Apt finished his 20th Leadville 100. Leadville Trail 100 MTB Final Results Start Time: Saturday, August 13, 2011 6:30:00 AM Wednesday, September 21, 2011 6:35:25 PM Division: M1 (19 and under) Please discard any trash in an appropriate container. It includes the following events: CLIMBING SOLO - RUN, CLIMBING SOLO - RIDE, CLIMBING KING & QUEEN - RUN & RIDE, DIVIDE & CONQUER - RUN, DIVIDE & CONQUER - RIDE, and DIVIDE & CONQUER COMBO - RUN & RIDE. There will be a Lake County Sheriff’s Officer patrolling road sections. His mark stood for 8 years until broken by Chad Ricklefs in 2002 (17:23), then again by Paul DeWitt in 2004 and finally by current record holder Matt Carpenter's performance in 2005. Athletes that did not use their link (that were on the 2021 deferral list) have now been added to the 2022 deferral list and should expect an email from us, through Run Signup, next fall to re-register for the 2022 LT100 RUN prior to the 2022 LT100 RUN lottery. On August 15, approximately 2,000 mountain bikers will roll up to the starting line of the Leadville 100, an epic 100-mile race that—despite its daunting length and 12,612 feet of elevation gain—is approachable for intermediate riders who are committed to a goal.Consisting mostly of fire roads, the out-and-back course isn’t technical. Halfmoon Road removed entirely in 2012. The race reaches an elevation of 12,508 feet above sea level, leaving athletes gasping for oxygen. If you plan on flying a drone, the deadline to submit pilot license and flight plan is August 1, 2021. There are a few climbs along the road that should be walked; Running the 4.5 miles to Tree Line provides an opportunity to walk the rest; Be sure to work a good run/walk pattern and monitor HR Cut-off times for the aid stations do apply. This is an out-and-back race (50 miles each way) in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Pacers allowed after the 50-mile point (exceptions only by request). Halfmoon aid station was moved in 2009 due to a helicopter crash just before race day. This event is held on the San Isabel National Forest under a special use permit. Back when The Leadville 100 was first started in the ‘80s it was mostly a rag-tag group of misfits that towed the start line. Please make certain that your crew is not the one others complain about. Leadville is one of the four 100-milers in the United States that make up the "Western Slam", completing four western 100-mile (160 km) events: the Leadville 100, the Western States 100 in northern California, the Wasatch Front 100 in Utah, and the Angeles Crest 100 in southern California. [2] The Tarahumara teams came back in 1993 and 1994 and won the Leadville event outright both years. Your race checklist isn’t complete without your pacers and crew! The Indians stood shyly at aid stations, waiting to be offered food. You will still be on the 2022 LT100 RUN deferral list. Crews should become familiar with the locations of aid stations, available access roads and race rules prior to the start. First run in 1983, the race course climbs and descends 15,600 feet (4,800 m), with elevations ranging from 9,200 to 12,620 feet (2,800–3,850 m). If crews are meeting you at aid stations, they should allow adequate time to park and walk to the aid station. Ian Sharman’s Leadville 100 Training. UTMB Points – A Leadville Trail 100 Run finish will award you 5 points for UTMB qualification. A pacer must fill out a waiver prior to being on course. Pacers may be picked up only at aid stations and approved crew points. The Leadville Trail 100 Run (aka The Race Across The Sky or the LT100) is an ultramarathon held annually on rugged trails and dirt roads near Leadville, Colorado, through the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Week of April 25 – May 1, 2016. Additional media inquiries can be directed to Michelle Duffy. Deferral/ Donated Entry fee- 2021 LT100 RUN deferral list: For those athletes that were able to defer or donate their 2020 Stages Cycling Leadville Trail 100 RUN entry to be on the 2021 deferral list, we emailed through the registration platform (Run Signup) as well as through our Life Time mass communications email, information and deferral/ reserved entry links to re-register for the 2021 LT100 RUN. In 2013, a portion of the Colorado Trail near Winfield was removed. If your crew disregards parking instructions, race rules, directions or requests from race officials, you (the racer) will be disqualified from the race. Total elevation gain is somewhere around 11,000 feet (3,400 m) when verified by GPS tracks of past competitors. At an elevation of 10,200 feet Leadville is the highest incorporated town in the country and at 100 miles long and having nearly 14,000 feet of total elevation gain, the Leadville Trail 100 mountain bike race is … He was featured in the August 1999 issue of GQ magazine, which compared his training for the race to that of a professional football player. Pacers are allowed after the 50-mile point (Winfield Aid Station). Please note: Due to safety restrictions on the course wheelchair participation is not permitted. The Winfield Road was finally removed from the course with the completion of the Colorado Trail into Winfield. We truly appreciate all that our great volunteers do to make our races run smoothly and to make the racers’ experience unforgettable. Qualifiers  serve as opportunities to advance your corral position at the LT100 RUN. Crew There are 13 well-stocked aid stations along the course. Leadville was the venue for the American debut of the Tarahumara runners of Mexico. LT100 is an out and back from downtown Leadville. Finisher sweatshirts will be distributed after the awards ceremony at the High School. Wasatch is a part of the Western Slam (Wasatch, the Leadville 100, the Western States Endurance Run, and the Angeles Crest 100), and an optional part of the Rocky Mountain Slam (Hardrock 100, plus three of four of Wasatch, the Bighorn 100, the Bear 100 Mile Endurance Run, or Leadville). Winfield Road/Colorado Trail change in 2012. This unique event will challenge runners, riders and walkers everywhere to get creative, lace up your shoes or get on your bike, and reach 100,000 ft in elevation gain. The course—on trails both public and private—travels past many historic sites and through areas of exceptional beauty. Look for recycle and compost bins at every aid station and start/finish. Elevation can, for example, influence an area's climate. This added 2.2 miles to the full-course distance and 365 additional feet of elevation gain. Charles Bybee currently holds the most Leadman titles, with 10 years of finishing all events (2007-2010, 2012–2017). The Leadville Race Series began in 1983 with just 45 runners making the epic 100-mile trek through rugged Rocky Mountain terrain. Runners will start at 10,100 ft in elevation and top out at 12,508ft on Hope Pass twice. We ask that your crew drive slowly and obey all posted warnings. ... Elevation Gain… Silver Rush 50 Run: This is a 50-mile trail run introduced in 2008 that follows the same route as the MTB course. Intentional littering on the course will be grounds for disqualification. Leadville Trail Marathon & Heavy Half Marathon, Leadville Trail 100 Run presented by La Sportiva, LEADVILLE TRAIL 100 RUN presented by LA SPORTIVA ENTRY/REGISTRATION INFO. This will be the 14th year First Descents has fielded a Leadville 100 MTB team as it has a special place in our hearts. The Leadville 100 is by any measure one of the toughest and most popular ultra-marathons in the United States. 100 Mile: Point to Point 103.3 Miles Elevation Gain 21,000 FT Elevation Loss 21,000 FT NET Elevation Change 42,000 FT 13 Aid Stations 38 hour time limit Complete 100MI Info HERE. Athletes training with this plan should use trails as much as possible. The winner of the first race in 1983 was Skip Hamilton of Aspen, CO., in a time of 20:11:18, Matt Carpenter is the current course record holder. Leadville Trail 100 Run (LT 100), August 19-20, 2017. Leadville Trail Marathon: This is a 26.2-mile (42.2 km), This page was last edited on 12 January 2021, at 17:36. In most years, fewer than half the starters complete the race within the 30-hour time limit. BLUEPRINT FOR ATHLETES LEADVILLE TRAIL 100 RUN The legendary “Race Across The Sky” 100-mile run is where it all started back in 1983. Deferral/ Donated Entry fee- 2022/23 LT100 RUN deferral list: If you deferred your 2020 Stages Cycling Leadville Trail 100 RUN to the 2022/23 LT100 RUN, you will receive an email and deferral/ reserved entry link from us through the registration platform (Run Signup) next fall to re-register your deferred entry for the 2022 LT100 RUN. Give them a way to commemorate this special experience with their own Leadville Race Series memorabilia. The brand new Leadville Trail 100 Run All-Access Pass provides a premium package to athletes racing the Leadville Trail 100 Run presented by La Sportiva and will enhance the overall experience of the LT100 Run weekend. Help us keep them pristine. Low point, 9,200 feet; high point is Hope Pass, 12,600 feet. Leadville Race Series Charity Partner Program, 10 Questions with 6x Leadville Trail 100 MTB Winner Dave Wiens. So, although the massive elevation gain is a daunting task, make sure you place an emphasis on training rides that mimic an 8+ hour race. Push yourself to new heights this summer, and let’s start climbing! The Leadville 100 Mountain Bike race is a 100 mile mountain bike race on an out-and-back course starting in Leadville Colorado and traveling on jeep roads and some pavement around the north side of Turquoise Lake and south to the Columbine Mine, which is just south of Twin Lakes. The problem, it turned out, was psychosocial, i.e. The publisher of Colorado Runner magazine, Derek Griffiths, said afterwards, “It was a perfect race for him. Pass members will receive a plethora of benefits that will not only benefit them, but their supporters as well. A lot of people consider Leadville Trail 100 MTB the hardest single day mountain bike race in the US, as you have to cycle 103.5 miles and climb over 12K ft (elevation gain) … The first 400 finishers will be guaranteed their sweatshirts the day after the race. The waiver can be filled out at the aid station or you may print one here. [1] The actual length of the course is approximately 104 miles. Any special pacing situations or requests must be pre-approved by race management. an unfamiliarity with the trail and the strange ways of the North. This is it. Leadville 10K Run: This is an open event the week before the main Trail 100 race, comprising the first and last portions of the full Trail 100 course. Leadville has an elevation of 10,152 feet (3,094 m), which is immensely high up and helped the city earn its aforementioned nicknames. Competitors who complete both Silver Rush events are recognized with a Silver Queen or Silver King award. Should athlete defer less than 2 weeks prior to the event – defer into the following year’s event for free (no deferral fee) and repay full entry fee, Complimentary, guaranteed entry into the following year’s event. It has a mystical quality that few other races, towns, or events can match. Crewing is restricted to approved locations, which include Pipeline Alternate Crew Zone and all aid stations except Halfpipe and Hopeless (near Hope Pass). The race is run on a 50-mile (80 km) out and back course, starting and finishing in downtown Leadville, Colorado, United States, at 10,200 ft (3,100 m) elevation. Elevation Gain: 700 (roughly 100 per mile) Miles: 7 Gear and Food. Your crew is your personal responsibility. The Leadville 100,000FT Challenge is on Saturday June 13, 2020 to Saturday August 22, 2020. Leadville Race Series event locations, dates and times subject to change. Insanity. If you don’t have them, stop reading now. Lottery winners will be notified February 23rd. The Leadville 100 Mountain Bike Race. I think he has just raised the bar of ultra racing to a whole new level.”. If you are going to be in town for the 100MTB, we would love for you to join the family and pitch in. Historically, if there is one race that can knock a runner out of the Last Great Race, it is LT 100. I'll do it in 2019. The primary duties of a pacer include route finding, keeping the runner on pace, ensuring that the runner continues to eat and drink and making sure the runner leaves the aid stations with adequate clothing and supplies to reach the next aid station. Completed Leadville 100,000ft Virtual Elevation Gain Challenge in 32 days while in Houston (2020) Completed R2R2R Grand Canyon and “Everested” the Vertical Gain and Descent of 29029 Virtual Idaho (2020) HYROX Double Men’s Masters Winner - Dallas (2020) Leadville … The Leadville Trail 100 Run (aka The Race Across The Sky or the LT100) is an ultramarathon held annually on rugged trails and dirt roads near Leadville, Colorado, through the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Competing on behalf of one of our official charity partners not only guarantees you a spot in the  race, but also provides you the opportunity to make an impact in the community. Strava is adding one more level of competition to motivate you. But for this virtual challenge, riders will aim to climb 100,000 feet total over a … The LT100 is one of six races presented under the Leadville Trail 100 banner. This is it: the race of all races. General overview of the weekend. You may have as many pacers as you wish, although only one pacer at a time (until mile 99). We’ll take care of this at the aid stations. Learn more about this race here. This change removed .3 miles from the full course distance and reduced the elevation gain by 750 feet. County Rd 11A/Halfmoon Road to Twin Lakes Firestation. Aid Stations If you are drawn in the lottery you will need to pay the 2021 LT100 RUN registration fee. The Leadville 100 has participants ride or run 100 miles at high-altitude through the Colorado Rockies. This snapshot of training represents his peak training before he raced both the Western States 100 on June 25, 2016 and the Leadville Trail 100 on August 20, 2016. Visit our online store to check out our exclusive LRS crew shirts (pictured on right) to get your team prepared for race day! Images of Leadville 100 14,000 feet of total elevation gain, rugged terrain draws out the best Aug 24, 2012 Leadville's "Race Across The Sky" is a … This will be the 14th year… In 1994, a five-man Tarahumara team took on Ann Trason in a much-publicized race in the ultrarunning community. The 100-mile out-and-back course is in the midst of the Colorado Rockies. Winfield Road/Colorado Trail change in 2012. At this time, you may choose to enter the 2021 LT100 RUN lottery opening February 1-15th, lottery winners will be notified February 23rd. Your race packet includes a hang-tag which should be displayed and readily visible on the crew vehicle at all times. External links. Charles Williams holds the record of the oldest man to ever complete the race, which he did at the age of 70 in 1999. The waiver must be turned in at an aid station to receive the proper pacer bib. Wilderness guide Rick Fisher and ultra-runner Kitty Williams brought some of them to Leadville. Bill Finkbeiner became the first person ever to receive the "Leadville 2000-Mile Buckle" for twenty LT100 finishes in 2003. The course was unchanged for many years before 2008. The race where legends are created and limits are tested. Thanks in advance for your help — we couldn’t do it without you! [5][6], All events of the 2020 edition of the race series were cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, with all registrants given a deferral and a refund option for each race. The Leadville 100 is a classic and iconic 100-mile footrace that takes place in stunning Leadville, CO at altitudes between 9,200 and, feet above sea level. In most years, fewer than half the starters complete the race within the 30-hour time limit. > View more info on the Leadville Race Series Charity Partner Program. If your sweatshirt is not printed overnight, it will be made and shipped to you free of charge. Nicknamed the Race Across the Sky, this is a high altitude mountain indulgence. Please note athletes must be 18 years or older on the day of the race to participate in the Leadville Trail 100 MTB. All or part of this operation is conducted on Public Lands under special permit from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. Our races aim to be Zero Waste events. You will give the mountain respect, and earn respect from all. Leadville is also a part of the Grand Slam of Ultrarunning (the Vermont 100, Western States 100, Leadville and the Wasatch Front 100, originally Old Dominion 100 instead of Vermont) and an optional part of the Rocky Mountain Slam (Hardrock 100 plus three of four other races in the Rocky Mountains: Leadville, the Bear 100, the Bighorn 100, or the Wasatch Front 100). Ann Trason holds the female LT100 record, 18:06:24, which she set in 1994. Times subject to change. Aug 14, 2021 Leadville, CO This August, a team of committed riders will take on the infamous Leadville 100 Mountain Bike Race in Leadville, CO - 104 miles long with over 14,000 feet of elevation gain at altitudes up to 12,600 feet. 3am-3:45am Starting Line Open at the Corner of 6th & Harrison, 5am 25 Hour Cutoff Time – for runners awarded the large silver and gold trophy buckles, 10am 30 Hour Cutoff Time- for runners awarded the small silver and gold trophy buckles. He finished in daylight, for crying out loud — no one has ever done that before. Thank you so much for your information/ race reports. However the experiment went bust. Do you have what it takes to complete the Leadville 100,000 ft Challenge? Now produced by Life Time Inc., the world-renowned series stretches from New York to California and hosts thousands of racers on foot and in the saddle. Pass members will receive a plethora of benefits that will not only benefit them, but their supporters as well. Wasatch 100 … Athlete Guides will be posted 4 weeks prior to Race Day, 2021 Awards Ceremony Details May Change due to our COVID-19 Guidelines. That section is simultaneously the most beautiful and most painful part of the race. Congratulations, you've made it to the 2013 Leadville 100 MTB. And, it was made famous by the book Born To Run. Twenty-five-year-old Tarahumara runner Juan Herrera won in a record time of 17:30. May refill with race provided beverage; Notes. Lottery registration opens February 1st through February 15th (closes, February 15th at 11:59pm, MST). The elevation of Leadville, CO is particularly interesting as this city is the highest of its kind in all the United States. The event occurs the day after the MTB event. This change removed .3 miles from the full course distance and reduced the elevation gain by 750 feet. In 1992 the Tarahumara first showed up to run outside their native environs. While the Leadville course itself has the lowest cumulative elevation gain of the six races, the altitude is the game changer. Major climbs include an over 3,000 feet (910 m) ascent from miles 40–50 to the Columbine mine, Powerline at mile 80, and St Kevins at mile 86. Majority is on forest trails with some mountain roads. No deferral fee. The course was unchanged for many years before 2008. The centerpiece of the course is the climb up to Hope Pass at 12,620 feet (3,850 m), encountered on both the outbound trek and on the return. Crew/Spectator Guides will be published no later than 4 weeks prior to race day. In 1993, 52-year-old Tarahumara runner Victoriano Churro came in first, followed by 41-year-old teammate Cerrildo in second. More than 100 miles in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, it … His time of 15 hours and 42 minutes in 2005 shattered the previous Leadville Trail 100 record. Since 2008, there have been six changes made to the Leadville Trail 100 Run course. On August 15, I woke up at 4:45am to line up with 1649 other cyclists to pedal my bike across 104 miles and 11,000 feet elevation gain in a chance to finish the Leadville 100 and earn a belt buckle. Race co-founders Jim Butera, then-President of the Colorado Ultra Club, and Kenneth Chlouber, an avid marathon runner and town politician, conceived of the race as a way to bring visitors during a period of economic downturn.[1]. Guts. I have never done a race with 6,0000 feet elevation gain so I was under-trained. If you are interested in receiving a media credential for the LT100 Run, please fill out this form here. [citation needed] In 2015, Junko Kazukawa completed the Grand Slam of Ultrarunning and the Leadwoman series, becoming the first person to complete both events in a single year. Please make note of our deferral and refund policies: due to a series of reasons, including pandemic, natural disaster, etc. First run in 1983, the race course climbs and descends 15,600 feet (4,800 m), with elevations ranging from 9,200 to 12,620 feet (2,800–3,850 m). All five Tarahumara dropped out before the halfway point. One hundred miles of extreme Colorado Rockies terrain — from elevations of 9,200 to 12,600 feet. All awards and finisher jackets will be presented at this time and must be picked up in person at the Lake County High School gymnasium. Halfmoon Road removed entirely in 2012. Finkbeiner has a total of 30 consecutive finishes, starting in 1984. Determination. Just ask anyone who has lined up at the start of the Leadville 100. It commands respect. Learn more HERE. The race packet includes a map and directions showing access roads and crew access points, and crew and pacer rules. Pacing entails patience, tolerance and humor. For days with high elevation gain, the athlete may use a treadmill in the absence of hilly terrain. Runners went a short way up Halfmoon Road then turned left onto Pipeline road. The course is a 50-mile (80 km) out-and-back dogleg run primarily on the Colorado Trail, starting at 10,200 feet (3,100 m). At the start/finish, please ensure you place trash or recyclable materials in the appropriate containers, which will be well marked. *NEW – Interactive Pace Chart for your goal time can be found HERE! Athlete can defer into the following year’s event and repay 50% of entry fee at time of registration. The 100-mile route is an out-and-back climbing affair with Columbine mine, Powerline and St Kevins the major climbs of the route which sees the … To learn more about how we treat your information, please see our. We strongly suggest you bring someone to crew for you during the race. Trason's time of 18:06 was good for second place overall, and is still the course record for female runners. [7], Don Kardong in Runner's World, March 1995 v30 n3 p84(8), https://trailrunnermag.com/races/trail-race-news/leadville-trail-100-2013.html, "Denver woman completes Grand Slam of Ultrarunning and Leadwoman", "Junko Kazukawa: Grand Slammer, Leadwoman, 2x Cancer Survivor", https://www.leadvilleraceseries.com/2020-lrs-cancellations-faq, Learn how and when to remove this template message, "Boom Or Bust: 48 Hours At Leadville's Treacherous Ultramarathon", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Leadville_Trail_100&oldid=999929459, Recurring sporting events established in 1983, Tourist attractions in Lake County, Colorado, Articles with unsourced statements from June 2017, Wikipedia external links cleanup from October 2020, Colorado articles missing geocoordinate data, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Trason is widely recognized as one of the greatest ultrarunners of all time, and nearly won the race outright in 1994. Leadville Trail 100. The window to use your deferral link (if you were on the 2021 deferral list) was October 19th-November 23rd, 2020.. (. *Athletes that did not login to make a cancelled event option selection were refunded and withdrawn without guaranteed entry through any lottery. Since 2008, there have been six changes made to the Leadville Trail 100 Run course. Pacers The other five events are as follows: A competitor who officially finishes the Trail 100 Run, Trail 100 MTB, the Marathon, the Silver Rush bike or run, and the 10K is called a "Leadman" or "Leadwoman", a title which nods to the Ironman Triathlon. Skip the lottery and guarantee your entry by registering with a charity. From the very beginning, volunteers have made the Leadville Trail 100 Run possible. Crew access into aid stations may be limited. 100 miles across the high-altitude, extreme terrain of the Colorado Rockies. Silver Rush 50 MTB: This race is a USAC-sanctioned 50-mile (80 km) mountain bike race through the mining districts east of Leadville in late July. If unsuccessful in the lottery process and you still wish to participate in the LT100 Run, please check out our qualifier events, Training Camp entries, coaching package opportunity and charity slots available. Do you have what it takes to complete the Leadville 100,000 ft Challenge? After October 31st, buckles and jackets will no longer be able to be shipped. In 2019, Eric Pence finished his 25th Leadville 100, becoming the third person to earn 25 or more buckles, along with Finkbeiner and Garry Curry.[4]. Leadville is also one of the valid qualifying events for the Western States 100. This August, a team of committed riders will take on the infamous Leadville 100 Mountain Bike Race in Leadville, CO – 104 miles long with over 14,000 feet of elevation gain at altitudes up to 12,600 feet.. With further questions, contact our Volunteer Coordinator: Richard Naprstek. The brand new Leadville Trail 100 MTB All-Access Pass provides a premium package to athletes racing the Leadville Trail 100 MTB and will enhance the overall experience of the LT100 MTB weekend. Michael Melley emphasized the importance of training at altitude to prep your body for race day. Athletes do NOT need to race a qualifier to toe the LT100 MTB starting line. Push yourself to new heights this summer, and let’s start climbing! Another major factor of the Trail 100 MTB is the elevation. The access to Pipeline Road was rerouted past the gravel pits, adding about .7 miles to the round-trip distance and about 50 feet more elevation gain. Age group awards will be based off of the age an athlete will be prior to December 31st of the race year. I just ran the Leadville Marathon yesterday and now have a token for the 100. 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