• Posted Jul 28, 2008

finish in under 12 hours and you earn yourself a belt buckle at Leadville

On August 09, 2008 at 6:30 AM 19 Iowans will compete in the Leadville Trail 100 Mountain Bike Race in Leadville Colorado The Leadville Trail 100 MTB is one of the oldest of a growing number of 100 mile Marathon Mountain Bike Races. It was first run in 1994 and has become one of the best known marathon events in mountain bike racing. Entry is by lottery, with entries due by the end of January each year for the race that is run the second Saturday in August. FINISH in 12 Hours and the belt buckle is yours! Official Race site Course The race is run on a 50-mile out and back course, starting and finishing in downtown Leadville, Colorado, at 10,200 ft elevation. Major climbs include 3000+ ft from miles 40-50 to the Columbine mine, Powerline at mile 80, and St Kevins at mile 86. Total elevation change is roughly 14,000 feet. History In 2007, Floyd Landis of Tour de France fame placed second behind Dave Wiens. Wiens has won the race every year since 2003, and in 2007 he broke the 7 hour mark for the first time.
Iowa Racers
  • John Adamson Cedar Falls IA
  • Jason Alread Des Moines IA
  • Brian Benson West Des Moines IA
  • Tom Burch North Liberty IA
  • Paul Deninger Iowa City IA
  • Brian Duffy West Des Moines IA
  • David Fish Des Moines IA
  • Connie Inks Waterloo IA
  • Mike Johnson Cedar Falls IA
  • Doug Keiser Cedar Falls IA
  • James Maaske Council Bluffs IA
  • Dave Mable Urbandale IA
  • Dee Mable Urbandale IA
  • James McGuire Forest City IA
  • Paul Meyermann Cedar Falls IA
  • Kathleen Porter Cedar Falls IA
  • Matt Powelka Cedar Rapids IA
  • Jason Teggatz Cedar Rapids IA
  • Rob Versteegh Ankeny IA
route profile (Can you say big-ass climb!?!)
route profile (Can you say big-ass climb!?!)
Race info borrowed from wikipedia Results will be posted after the race!

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