Date: Aug 13, 2022
Location: Leadville, Colorado
Region: Colorado - Rocky Mountains
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Leadville 100 MTB
This is it, the race of all mountain bike races. One hundred miles and 10,000+ feet of elevation gain at high-altitude, extreme terrain of the Colorado Rockies. This event was created for the most determined athletes. Starting at 10,152 feet and climbing to 12,424 feet, you’ll be challenged to catch your breath — while the views try to take it away. Leadville Trail 100 MTB is the culminating event in the famed Leadville Race Series, produced by Life Time Events, an organization focused on producing premier off-road Gravel, Mountain, and Trail running events in spectacular locations across the US.
Registration is lottery-based or finishing at a certain time in any of the qualifying events which are listed below. Group members need to register individually, but be sure to signify being part of a group. This will mean that either your entire group will be successful in the lottery, or not, assuring that no one will be left out.
If you are unsuccessful in the lottery process and still wish to participate in the LT100 MTB, you have the option to race one of several Leadville Race Series qualifier events to earn your spot. Each Leadville Qualifying Series race provides 25-100 qualifying slots to the Leadville Trail 100 MTB, based on the total number of registered riders at each qualifier event. Half of the qualifying spots will be allocated based on the top age-group performances and half will be drawn among riders who have finished the qualifier race within the allocated cutoff time.
Leadville Race Series & Leadville Trail 100 MTB Qualifier events include:
The Leadville 100 and the Leadville Race Series are owned by Life Time Events who own and operate some of America’s top biking and running events which include the Sea Otter Classic, UNBOUND Gravel, Crusher in the Tushar, Leadville Trail 100 MTB, Big Sugar Gravel, and Chequamegon MTB. Life Time recently announced the inaugural Life Time Grand Prix. The series feature 6 of the most iconic cycling events and the best cyclists in off-road cycling. The challenge combines mountain biking and gravel riding disciplines and the events are all around the country, including The biggest prize purse in U.S. cycling, $250,000, will be split evenly between men and women. Each series event will be streamed live and on-demand on FloBikes, part of the FloSports network.