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LEADVILLE 100,000FT Challenge is BACK!
This is a no winner, non-race challenge! However, we will distribute prizes to individuals with outstanding accomplishments
Do you have what it takes to complete the Leadville 100,000ft Challenge? 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. Push yourself to new heights this summer, and let’s start climbing! You don't have to do it alone, grab a buddy and divide and conquer the 100K FT Relay!
If you're feeling extra bold, you can chase the 200K Challenge this summer by gaining 100,000 ft of elevation running & 100,000 ft riding! Let’s see what kind of grit, guts and determination you have.
Since this is a virtual challenge, you can run or ride wherever and whenever you want! We understand this will be far more challenging for those in flatlands compared to those in more mountainous terrain, but encourage folks to get creative to hit your elevation gain (parking garage ramps, staircases, bridges, loops around a block with a steep hill, etc.). We’ll re-share all the fun ways you guys are accomplishing the challenge on social and share our own versions of this challenge too!
TIMELINE TO COMPLETE THE CHALLENGE
SOLO RUN & RUN: Saturday, June 19th to Monday, August 30th, 2021 SOLO RIDE & RIDE RELAYS: Saturday, June 19th to Monday, August 30th, 2021 COMBO RUN & RIDE RELAY: Saturday, June 19th to Monday, August 30th, 2021 200K CHALLENGE: Saturday, June 19th to Monday, August 30th, 2021
ALL DEADLINES ARE MOUNTAIN DAYLIGHT TIME, 11:59 PM. LOG ACTIVITIES MUST BE WITHIN YOUR CHALLENGE TIME-FRAME
LOG ACTIVITIES MUST BE WITHIN YOUR CHALLENGE TIME-FRAME. Athlete can backlog from June 19th 2021 through August 30th.
Participants will complete individual segments at their own pace. Start by picking your event from the choices above and whether you join the RUN or RIDE challenge! After climb, simply enter your time, and most importantly, YOUR ELEVATION GAIN!Your journey will be complete when you reach the challenge elevation goal.
Sign up for the event you want to participate in, here on the RunSignUp registration page.
*REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS JULY 20, 2021 MDT
You will receive an email after the virtual challenge is over letting you know when the SWAG will be mailed to you. Prizes include a limited edition LT 100,000 FT Challenge belt buckle and a custom tee-shirt for all finishers!
*Note: International shipping will only be eligible for those that request to have swag shipped to them- there will be a $40 international fee invoiced to those that request their swag to be shipped.
Let's get it! The next step is to complete the challenge you signed up for between the dates that are specified in the instructions!
POST YOUR PROGRESS
After completing your individual segments, please post your results to this web site, using the Results link at the top of the page. You can log daily, the platform will track your progress based on the event you signed up for and will also let you know when you have reached the 100,000ft goal. There are no awards for our virtual races, as everything is on the honor system when posting race results. *Due to the manual nature of submitting your results, we request that you uphold the integrity of our sport and submit only results that are honest and accurate to the best of your ability. Race staff reserves the right to request proof for any result submission.
LOG ACTIVITIES MUST BE WITHIN YOUR CHALLENGE TIME-FRAME
You can track your elevation gain with a number of different apps, watch, or fitness device that you would like and programs (ie strava, garmin connect). You can even calculate elevation gain on a treadmill . While you are climbing, and especially after completing your challenge, be sure to post photos, GPS images, % grade images and other cool pics to our Facebook Page Inspire others and show off the hills you took to town!
Access our Leadville 100K FT Challenge GIFs, look for us in your prefer social media outlet. Type Leadville, you will be able to see a variety of awesome Leadville 100K FT Challenge GIFs.
PRINT YOUR FINISHERS CERTIFICATE
After you complete the challenge, be sure to print your custom finishers certificate. Simply click on your name in the results page after they are posted and click the link below your bib number in the upper right hand corner.
While we encourage you to stay active, please remember guidance from the CDC when participating in this Virtual Challenge. At all times during your ride or run, protect yourself and those around you by keeping your distance - at least 6 feet from others. If you have or develop cold or flu-like symptoms please stay home and away from others.
Additional safety tips:
Avoid places with high pedestrian traffic
Opt to run/ride during off-peak times
Be prepared – hydrate and dress the part
We will be combining the scores to determined the teams that completed the challenge ( Combinedly complete the 100,000 Ft elevation gain) and those teams will receive the finisher buckle. You can check yourRELAY RESULTS HERE
Event Contact Info
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