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Aspen Backcountry Marathon & Half Marathon



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 Aspen.

So get your running shoes on and come run the most challenging and scenic marathon or half marathon you’ve ever run!

Marathon Cash Prizes:
1st place Male and Female = $600
2nd place Male and Female = $400
3rd place Male and Female = $200

Half Marathon:
1st place 
Male and Female = $150 Adidas Gift Card


Aspen's Downtown
Location Address: 
Aspen, CO 81611
Admission Price: 
Varies by sign up date.
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