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Silverton Alpine Marathon & 50K

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    The Silverton Alpine Marathon & 50K take place on the “Alpine Loop” jeep roads above Silverton, Colorado. You’ll pass through the old mining towns of Howardsville, Eureka, Animas Forks and Gladstone along with two high mountain passes. You will crest California Pass at 12,960 feet and Hurricane Pass shortly thereafter. The race will finish in Memorial Park with a barbecue lunch for all finishers.

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Silverton 1000

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    The Silverton 1000 is a multi-day running event held on the 1 mile Kendall Trail in Silverton, Colorado. The run starts at 9,318 feet and climbs 250 feet per mile to the top of the ski hill. Choose from 6 days, 72 hours, 48 hours or 24 hours. Return back through our aid and timing tent which is accessible each mile. Camping is encouraged and plentiful right at the start/finish area.

2013 Silverton 6/12/24 Hour

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A smoky morning greeted runners at this year’s 2nd Annual Silverton 6/12/24 Hour Mountain Runs held at the Kendall Mountain Recreation Area.  The run takes place on a 1 mile loop on the Kendall Trail which was hand built by Rodger Wrublik and Jamil Coury in 2010 specifically for the Silverton 1000 mile challenge. The loop is not easy enough being at 9318 feet above sea level, but also climbs 250 feet up to the top of the ski lift …

First Weekend in Silverton

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My first weekend training in Silverton is now complete and I’ve got a full growler of beer from Avalanche Brewing ready to drink tonight to celebrate a solid 7 hours of running on the Hardrock course. I am constantly blown away by the beauty and ‘epic’ness of the San Juan Mountains. The vast mountains and valley’s make me feel quite insignificant in the larger sense. A lightning strike off in the distance while running along a ridge at 12,600 feet …

Run Steep, Get High

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Ok, so I have a bit of an obsession with the San Juan mountains of Southwestern Colorado and The Hardrock 100. It all started innocent enough. I had run a couple of ultra marathon races in 2005 and I was excited to see how far I could run. Sometime in the summer of 2006 I stumbled across these photos taken by Klas Eklof of the 2006 Hardrock 100 Mile Endurance Run. As soon as I got through the second or …