If you are looking for a low key, fun trail run in a beautiful setting at the height of the fall colors then this is the run for you. (10miles +1,663' or 19miles +3,281')
Food and Refreshments provided by Camp 4 Coffee, Eddyline Brewery & Tailwind Nutrition
Fun prizes for top finishers and random participants!
Both courses start and finish at Camp 4 Coffee in Crested Butte South.
Runners proceed out Cement Creek Road, along the lower Cement Creek Trail, climb the new Middle Cement Creek & 406 Warm Springs Trails, descend the Walrod Gulch Road and climb the 418 Walrod Gulch Cutoff Trail to the 409 Caves Trail Intersection.
The 10 mile course turns down the 409 Caves Trail and returns to Camp 4 Coffee along the Cement Creek Road.
The 19 mile course continues climbing up the 409 and Point Look Out Trails to the 405 Double Top Trail, traverses across 405.2A, descends the 412 Walrod Gulch Trail and then returns to Camp 4 Coffee via the 406 Warm Springs, Middle Cement & Lower Cement Creek Trails and Cement Creek Road.
This run is predominantly on single track trail with some dirt road and a small length of paved road. The trails range from smooth dirt to rocky. The courses will be marked with directional arrows and ribbon.
This run is fully self-supported. No on-course water or food will be provided.
Event details and schedule
Maximum Capacity: Total number of runners is limited to 150 by the US Forest Serice. This run will sell out, so register early!
Start Times: The 19mile race starts at 8:00am. The 10mile race starts at 8:30am.
Bib pick up will be at the race start at Camp 4 Coffee (161 Gillaspey Ave in Crested Butte South) from 4:00pm - 6:00pm on the evening prior to race day or from 7:15am - 8:15am on race day.
19mile Race Cut-Off Time: There will be a mandatory cut-off at 10:00am at the The Caves Trail Intersection. Runners missing the cut-off time will be directed down The Caves Trail and follow the 10mile route back to the start.
Open Course: Be aware that the trails & roads are open to other users. Please exercise courtesy and proper trail etiquette.
Snacks & refreshments will be provided at the finish.
The Cart to Cart Race is part of the Eddyline Trail Series.