GORE-TEX TransRockies Run

 Race/CompetitionWhen:  Sun, 23 Aug '09   Where:   Buena Vista, CO

During the six days of the GORE-TEX™ TransRockies Run, runners from all over the world will run, eat and live together as they cover 113 miles of spectacular scenery, fully supported by a dedicated and professional Event Team who will look after all aspects of their food, accommodations and on-course support.

Based upon the wildly successful GORE-TEX™ TransAlpine-Run in Europe and the TransRockies mountain bike race, the GORE-TEX™ TransRockies Run is run on a multi-day point-to-point format which allows athletes to access and traverse wild and fantastic scenery, while building camaraderie, overcoming adversity and sharing a singular adventure.

The GORE-TEX™ TransRockies Run course runs from Buena Vista to Beaver Creek, through the heart of the White River and San Isabel National Forests. The course includes a mix of singletrack and forest road with nearly 25,000 feet of elevation gain, reaching altitudes of over 12,500 ft.

Racers are fed and housed in a tent city, and treated to hot showers and other amenities every night, and are supported throughout each stage with feed and aid stations along with a fully-equipped and mobile medical team. Each day’s run is filmed by a professional TV crew who produce footage which is shown during the daily awards ceremony recognizing the stage and overall leaders.

See also the Colorado trail.

 Dates: Sun, 23 Aug '09 until Fri, 28 Aug '09
 Start Time: 9:00 AM

 Meeting Place:

Buena Vista
White River National Forest
Buena Vista, CO

intermediate skill level required
 Fee: $1,350.00
maximum of 300 people

 Phone: (866) 373-3376
 Email: Contact Organizer
 Website: transrockies.com/transrockiesrun/transrockies/race_main.htm

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