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Aspen Backcountry Marathon & Half Marathon
August 12, 2017 @ 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
26.2 | 13.1 over $8,000 in cash and prizes.
Get your legs and lungs ready for the best single track race you will ever run (and the most scenic)!
The Aspen Backcountry Marathon starts & finishes in the heart of downtown Aspen,CO at Rio Grande Park where participants will be greeted by a crowd of spectators and supporters – our finish coincides with the Ducky Derby festival – a great family event!
Marathon Cash Purse:
1st place Male and Female = $600
2nd place Male and Female = $400
3rd place Male and Female = $200
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 card 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.
The Aspen Backcountry Marathon and Half Marathon is a CUPLESS COURSES! For hydration, you can purchase a reusable / foldable soft-cup from UltrAspire for $6 during the registration process or provide your own hydration.
Email Aspenspecialevents@cityofaspen.com with any questions.
Go to our website for information on discounted lodging.
Super early registration discount starts on 12/1, price goes up 2/1/17.
* you must finish the race to recieve the KOM prizes