Welcome to the Lap The Lake 50 Race/Ride. Do You Have What It Takes? With course elevations ranging from 9,650 to 10,800 feet, this could well be the highest road bike race in Colorado if not the United States. This challenging race consists of 1 lap (22 miles) or 3 laps (50 miles) around the scenic Turquoise Lake paved road. All ability levels are welcome!
The Course: This challenging race consists of one lap (22 miles) or three laps (50 miles) around the scenic Turquoise Lake paved road. The course is made up of demanding ascents and challenging descents while negotiating non-stop turns. The course elevation ranges from 9,650 to 10,800 feet. Along the entire course you will experience exhilarating views of beautiful Turquoise Lake, as well as forests of blue spruce, aspen, and lodge pole pine. The course will be well supervised with race personnel; however, it will be open to automobile traffic. Goodies: You can expect close parking, great race music, plenty to eat and drink, a race goody, awesome handcrafted awards unique to Leadville and a race t-shirt.Divisions & Awards: Awards will be presented to the top three overall male and female finishers as well as the top finisher in each 10-year age group for the 50-mile division. The top two overall male and female finishers for the 22-mile division will receive an award as well as the top finisher in each 10-year age group. Each participant s age for awards will be determined by their age on December 31, 2013. All participants will be eligible for an awesome drawing after the race.Times & Directions: The race begins at 9am on Saturday, June 22rd, 2013 at the Lake County Swimming Pool. Registration and packet pick-up begins at 7am. From I-70, take the Copper Mountain exit. Drive south on Highway 91 to Leadville (28 miles). Highway 91 becomes Harrison Avenue in Leadville. Turn right on 6th St. and drive to 1000 W. 6th St. The Lake County Swimming Pool (which is attached to the Lake County Intermediate School) will be on your right. Volunteering: Is someone in your party interested in volunteering on race day? If so you are eligible to receive a $10 refund. Please contact Amber at 719-486-7486.Information: Contact Amber Magee at 719-486-7486, Abby Long at 719-486-7484 or visit our website at www.lakecountyco.com/recreation.