BLUEPRINT FOR ATHLETES LEADVILLE TRAIL MARATHON & HEAVY HALF
Run through the historic mining district’s challenging old mining roads and trails, and hit a high of 13,185 feet at Mosquito Pass during the Blueprint for Athletes Leadville Trail Marathon or Heavy Half Marathon. The views will leave you breathless, if you’re not already. The marathon will mark its 18th year in 2017, while the Heavy Half will mark its 12th.
Sixth Street Gym, 124 E. Sixth Street, downtown Leadville
There is an 8.5-hour total time limit for the marathon, and aid station cutoffs will occur at 1:45 p.m. at Aid Station B outbound (16 miles) and 2:45 p.m. at Aid Station A outbound (21.3 miles). There is also an 8.5-hour total time limit for the Heavy Half, and there will be a cutoff at 1:45 p.m. at Aid Station B outbound (11 miles).
Race number and packet pickup are on Friday at Race Headquarters, 316 Harrison Avenue, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and on race day at Race Headquarters from 6 a.m. to 7:15 a.m.
There will be seven well-supplied aid stations for the marathon and five well-supplied aid stations for the Heavy Half. Water provided by Eldorado Springs.
The Heavy Half Awards Ceremony will take place at 3 p.m. at the 6th Street Gym, while the full Marathon Awards Ceremony will take place at the 6th Street Gym at 5 p.m.