run26.2ultratriathloncycle
Front PageRacesClubsRetailers

Mt Evans Ascent

event info web links training tips manage
  
June 17, 2018 (Sunday)
14.5 Miles
Echo Lake
Idaho Springs, Colorado
Click to go to the web site for the Mt Evans Ascent in Idaho Springs, Colorado

The Mount Evans Ascent is the highest paved road race in North America, starting at 10,600 feet in elevation and climbing to the summit of 14,264 foot Mt Evans via the scenic paved auto road. Each finisher receives a custom finishers medal, with a special “Trophy Rock” awarded to men who finish under 2:40 and women under 3 hours. A terrific post race picnic with awards & raffles greet you as you filter down off the mountain. Lots of prize money including course record breaking bonuses. This race has sold out since 2007.

Registration: https://www.imathlete.com/events/EventReg/EventReg_SelectType.aspx?fEID=26632
Web Site: http://www.RacingUnderground.com
Email: info@RacingUnderground.com
Call Us: 303-642-7917

Event Start Location
Near Echo Lake Campground (however, campground is not part of the event - please do not call them!)

Course Description
Runners will start at the Echo Lake Campground, located at the intersection of Hwy. 103(Squaw Pass Rd.) and Hwy. 5 (Mt. Evans Road). From there, the course climbs for 14.5 miles up North America's highest paved road. The course takes you through montane, subalpine, and alpine environments to the summit of Mt. Evans at 14,264 ft.

Awards
Finish medals to all finishers! Awards: 3 deep-male/female-5yr age groups-starting at 19&Under. Trophy Rocks for all male finishers under 2:40; women under 3:00. Prize money for overall top M/F $300; top M/F masters (40+) $100. Course record bonuses for men & women - variable by year depending on how long it's been broken.

Packet Pickup / Expo
Race morning

Timing / Results
RFID bib-chip timed - results shuttled to start line/post picnic party every 30 minutes

Post Race Activities
Athletes will be shuttled off the mountain in 12 person vans back to the start line where the homemade sandwiches, baked potates and cookies await. Tents under which to shelter or indoors if weather doesn't cooperate. Music, raffles and awards available every 30 minutes.

Weather
Expect anything including the most spectacular views ever.

Directions
Echo Lake is located 14 miles from Idaho Springs. From I-70, take exit 240 and turn south on Hwy 103. Drive 14 miles to Echo Lake.

Parking
Lots by roadside via professional parking attendants along Hwy 103.
 
 

Scroll down for Event Results, News, Videos, Reviews, and more. If you can't find what you're looking for, please visit the event's web site


  
Videos
Do you have a video to add to this event?
add a video
   

   

Tips
Marathon Race Day Tips

Once you have put in your mileage and properly trained, hopefully you will be ready to turn in that PR on race day (or be a first time finisher). Here are some tips that should help you on race day.
continue reading ...
more Running tips
Plantar Fasciitis

Experienced as heel pain when you take your first steps after getting out of bed or after sitting for a long period of time, plantar fasciitis is a running injury most frequently caused by an abnormal motion of the foot or too-tight calf muscles.
continue reading ...
more Running injury tips
How to Avoid The Porta Potty During a Race

We've all seen it and most of us have done it ... 30 minutes (or less) into a race athletes are already looking for a port potty. The good news is that it doesn't have to be that way. The secret is a proper hydration plan before the gun goes off, and here's how you do it.
continue reading ...
more Running nutrition tips
   
Reviews
Did you compete in this event?
write a review
   
   
Still using GU, PowerGel or Clif SHOT?
See why athletes are making the switch to e-Gel, the only Electrolyte Energy Gel. Get 230 mg Sodium, 85 mg Potassium and more complex carbs than any other gel.
more info

 
Do you have results for this event?
submit results
 
More Events in Colorado
 Date   Event  Location  Event / Distances
12/16/17 Ugly Sweater Run Colorado
Denver
Running
5 K
12/17/17 Superior Stocking Run 5k Colorado
Superior
Running
5 K
1/1/18 Resolute Runner 5k Colorado
Arvada
Running
5 K
1/1/18 Resolute Runner Colorado
Arvada
Running
5 K
1/6/18 Westminster Six Pack Series #1 Colorado
Westminster
Running
1 Mile
5 K
1/7/18 Highlands Ranch WINTER Six Pack Series #1 Colorado
Highlands Ranch
Running
1 Mile
5 K
1/13/18 Chilly Cheeks Winter Duathlon #2 Colorado
Denver
Triathlon
Other
1/14/18 Arctic Prairie Dog Half/10k/5k Colorado
Louisville
Running
5 K
10 K
Half Marathon
1/14/18 Arctic Prairie Dog Half/10k/5k Colorado
Louisville
Running
5 K
10 K
Half Marathon
1/20/18 Westminster Six Pack Series #2 Colorado
Westminster
Running
2 Mile
5 K
1/21/18 Highlands Ranch WINTER Six Pack Series #2 Colorado
Highlands Ranch
Running
2 Mile
5 K
1/28/18 The Yeti Chase Colorado
Morrison
Running
5 K
10 K
2/3/18 Highlands Ranch WINTER Six Pack Series #3 Colorado
Highlands Ranch
Running
5 K
2/3/18 Westminster Six Pack Series #3 Colorado
Westminster
Running
5 K
2/10/18 Heart Throb 5k Colorado
Arvada
Running
5 K
2/10/18 Heart Throb 5k Colorado
Arvada
Running
5 K
2/10/18 Heart Throb 5k - Longmont Colorado
Longmont
Running
5 K
2/17/18 Highlands Ranch WINTER Six Pack Series #4 Colorado
Highlands Ranch
Running
5 K
4 Miles
2/17/18 Westminster Six Pack Series #4 Colorado
Westminster
Running
5 K
4 Miles
2/18/18 Ralston Creek Half Marathon Colorado
Arvada
Running
5 K
Half Marathon
2/24/18 Chilly Cheeks Winter Duathlon #3 Colorado
Denver
Triathlon
Other
3/3/18 Highlands Ranch WINTER Six Pack Series #5 Colorado
Highlands Ranch
Running
5 K
5 Miles
3/3/18 Westminster Six Pack Series #5 Colorado
Westminster
Running
5 K
5 Miles
3/17/18 Erin Go Braugh 7.77K Colorado
Westminster
Running
7.77 K
3/24/18 Highlands Ranch WINTER Six Pack Series #6 Colorado
Highlands Ranch
Running
5 K
10 K
 
Clubs and Groups
 Looking for a club or team to help keep you motivated?
 Club or Team Name   City  State   More Info 
 Above The Bar Track Club  Colorado Springs CO club info
 Active Mammas and Moms-to-be  Denver CO club info
 B Something Running/Walking Club  Brighton CO club info
 Belmar Running Club  Lakewood CO club info
 Boulder Backroads LLC  Boulder CO club info
 Boulder Road Runners  Boulder CO club info
 Boulder Running Company / Adidas  Colorado Springs CO club info
 Colorado Fire  Longmont CO club info
 Colorado High Altitude Track Club  Longmont CO club info
 Colorado Jaguars  Denver CO club info
 Colorado Masters Throwers Association  Commerce City CO club info
 Colorado MastersRunning/Racewalking Assn.  Highlands Ranch CO club info
 Colorado Natural Running Club  Littleton CO club info
 Colorado Runner  Littleton CO club info
 Colorado Runs  Denver CO club info
 Colorado Speed Track Club  LaJunta CO club info
 Colorado Springs Gold Rush  Colorado Springs CO club info
 Colorado Springs Striders Track Club  Colorado Springs CO club info
 Colorado Steppers  Denver CO club info
 Coyote Run Club at Lodo's Highlands Ranch  Highlands Ranch CO club info
This is a partial list of the 70 Running clubs and teams in Colorado and approximately 10,000 clubs in the U.S. To find a club or team in your area click here.

NOTE
: If you belong to a team or club that is not list on Race360 we will be happy to list it for free. Refer to our Club Services page.

 
Retailers (near this event)
 If you need last minute shoes, clothing, energy gel, etc., try one of these local running stores:
 Store City  State   Distance   More Info 
NOTE: If you own a retail store that should be on this list, please use our dealer application for more information on becoming a Race360 partner.
 Bold indicates Authorized Crank Sports Dealers
 

Race360 Search powered by Google

 




Copyright 2017 Crank Sports, Inc. All Rights Reserved

  

help contact log in crank sports