Kennebec Challenge Mountain Runs

Event Date

Sat, Aug 2, 2014


Durango, CO

About This Activity

A fabulous, exciting and beautiful mountain trail run or a shorter fun run.   Chose between a 15 mile or an 8.5 Mile Fun Run in the LaPlata Mountains. The scenery is specatacular!  Gorgeous wildflowers and views. It starts on a gravel road, goes up Columbus Basin, onto a single track to Kennebec Pass.  The run proceeds down a 4WD road, back onto the gravel road.                                                  The 8.5 Mile Fun run is an out and back on gravel road.
 Pending authorization by the Columbine Ranger District, San Juan National Forest under Special Use Permit.

Event schedule and times

August 2, 2014  Saturday                                                   Start 8:00 am - for both runs                                              Early start for mountain run: 7:30 am                                 Course closes at 1:00 pm                                                             The Kennebec Challenge Moutain Run is approximately 15 miles long on rough gravel road and single track.  The run has about a 2,500' elevation gain. It goes up to about 12,000'.  Awards will be given to overall male and female winners and age group winners 0-19, 20-29,30-39, 40-49, 50-59 60-69 and 70+.  There will be 3 aid stations with water, but participants are encouraged to carry their own water. We will have EMT support. However, due to the rugged terrain, response time will vary and participant is responsible for any evacuation.  Colorado Outdoor Search and Rescue Card REQUIRED.  Packet pick-up 7:15 am

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