Aspen Backcountry Marathon...

  • Running : Marathon :
  • Running : Half Marathon :

Race Date: Saturday, August 12, 2017


Location: Rio Grande Park

Address: 130 South Galena

City: Aspen

State/Terr: Colorado

Zip: 81611

Country: USA

Race Website: http://www.aspenbackcountrymar...


Boasting spectacular views of the Elk Mountains and the city of Aspen, Colorado, the Aspen Backcountry Marathon & Half Marathon is run almost exclusively on high country dirt trails. Challenging ascents, exciting descents and wide diversity in terrain will challenge even the most well trained athlete.

Starting & Finishing in the heart of downtown at Rio Grande Park where participants will be greeted by a crowd of spectators and supporters.  

So get your running shoes on and come run the most challenging and scenic marathon or half marathon you’ve ever run!

Marathon Cash Purse:
1st place Male and Female = $600
2nd place Male and Female = $400
3rd place Male and Female = $200

Half Marathon:
1st place Male and Female = $150 Adidas Gift Card

King of the Mountain - Marathon, Male and Female - $250 Adidas Gift Card**
King of the Mountain - 1/2 Marathon, Male and Female - winner's plaque**

Top Three finishers by age-group for the Marathon (19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+) will receive an Adidas gift certificate for $150.

Top Three finishers by age-group for the 1/2 Marathon (19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+) will receive a ribbon.

All finishers will recieve a Stainless Steel Pint Glass.

Event details and schedule

Other Info:

• 2017 race registration is open.

Registration Information.

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