50 Kilometer and Marathon (~26.7 Mile) loop in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado. The course follows the “Alpine Loop” jeep roads past the ghost mining towns of Howardsville, Eureka, Animas Forks and Gladstone. High point is California Pass at 12,930 feet!
Marathon 50 Kilometer
6:00 AM Packet Pickup & Race Day Registration at Memorial Park 7:00 AM 50 Kilometer Race Start 8:00 AM Marathon Race Start (26.7 miles) 1:00 PM Awards Ceremony 6:00 PM Cutoff Follows Alpine Loop mining road counter-clockwise linking historic mining ghost towns, Howardsville, Eureka, Animas Forks & Gladstone. High point is 12,930 ft atop California Pass. Low point is Silverton at 9,318ft. Total vertical gain is 3,800 for the marathon and 4,400 for the 50k. The 50K runners will complete an out and back to Niagara Gulch before joining the Marathon course.
East 18th Street - Silverton CO