Kennebec Challenge Mountain Runs

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Chose between a 15 mile or an 8.5 Mile Run (new this year) 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. 8.5 Mile is an out and back on gravel road. Authorized by the Columbine Ranger District, San Juan National Forest under Special Use Permit #COL698

Prizes will be given to the overall male and female winners in the 15 mile race, as well as to the age group winners: 0-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60 & over. There will be three water stops on the run. Participants are required to have a Colorado Search and Rescue card, a hunting or a fishing license. If you have one, please bring a copy. If not, they will be available for purchase at the start ($3). We will have EMT support provided by LaPlata County Search and Rescue. Rainshowers are possible in the late morning or early afternoon.

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