New Route Direction for 2017!
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
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**
More to Explore
Audi Power of Four Trail Run August 5-6
Grand Traverse Mountain Run & Bike September 2-3
Golden Leaf Half Marathon September 23
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