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CB Nordic: Grin & Bear It Trail Run

July 24 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

$30

Continuously run for three decades, The Grin & Bear It stands as Crested Butte’s oldest trail challenge. Historically presented as a sprint to Green Lake and back, this classic event has evolved to offer a 25k Loop competition, while still maintaining the traditional 15k Classic race. More Info & Sign Up

Courses

15K Out and Back – 9.3 grueling miles from the Town of Crested Butte to Green Lake and back with 1,700 vertical feet of elevation gain and loss.  Participants will start at the Crested Butte Nordic Center and climb up to Journey’s End Road on the Bench where they will then turn onto the Green Lake Trail. The 4.5 mile trail winds its way up and over Gibson’s Ridge, across Trapper’s Road, ending at Green Lake.  Runners then return on the same route, finishing at the Nordic Center.

25.7 K Loop – This course starts and finishes at the CB Nordic Center. You’ll run up Baxter Gulch trail and connect to the Carbon Creek Trail all the way to Green Lake. The downhill from Green Lake leads all the way back to the Nordic Center.

Aid Stations

Hydration (water & electrolyte) will be distributed at Green Lake – Mile 11 (loop) / Mile 4.5 (out-and-back).  Nutrition – Clif Energy Gels will be provided to racers at bib pick-up.

EVENT SCHEDULE

BIB PICK-UP – JULY 24TH
Crested Butte Nordic Center – 7:00 AM to 8:45 AM

RACE START TIMES
Crested Butte Nordic Center
25k Loop – 8:00 AM
15k Classic – 9:00 AM

POST RACE BRUNCH
Crested Butte Nordic Center
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

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Details

Date:
July 24
Time:
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cost:
$30
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Venue

Crested Butte Nordic Center
620 2nd St.
Crested Butte, CO 81224 United States
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Phone:
(970)-349-1707
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