Think you’re up for the challenge? Get some friends and get involved in the Ragnar Relay in Snowmass Village, Colorado!
This thrilling trail run is achievable for all, yet more fun with some good friends to push you to your limits. Each runner will run anywhere from 3.5 to 7 miles with various levels of elevation gain. You’ll traverse through some of our favorite terrain around Snowmass Village, including vast fields of wildflowers overlooking views of the gorgeous Elk Mountain range.
There are three different loops to choose from which you can find details about right here. The first is a four mile run with about 800 ft. of elevation gain, an achievable feat for anyone who trains a bit before the race. The second option is shorter, but has a little more elevation – 3.6 miles and 844 ft. to be exact. The final loop is a solid run, even for experienced trail runners – coming in at 6.7 miles 1526 ft. of elevation gain – conquering the whole of the South Rim Trail.
Even you’ve never visited Snowmass Village, Colorado, just have a look at its beauty in the summer below!
If you are somewhat new to trail running or need a refresher on some of the basics, have a look at Ragnar’s great article’s here.
The camping can be fun at the Ragnar race but after a tough race such as this one, we prefer a nice hot tub and bed. Stonebridge Condominiums is just minutes away from the start and finish line. Don’t wait before our rooms are all booked, reserve your room today!
Not ready for a half or full marathon on your own? The Ragnar Relay is perfect for getting into distance running and the lively group that attends makes even the hardest runs bearable for beginners. Be ready to make memories in the mountains with a crew of your toughest, running friends.