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5th Annual Gold Rush 9 Mile Mountain Race & 5k

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5th Annual Gold Rush 9 Mile Mountain Race & 5k

Time: June 29, 2013 from 9am to 12pm
Location: Cripple Creek
Street: 3rd and Victor Avenue
City/Town: Victor
Website or Map: http://www.active.com/5k-race…
Event Type: 9, mile, and, 5k, mountain, race
Organized By: Shawn Finley
Latest Activity: Apr 22, 2013

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Event Description

This running trail race will start at an elevation of 9,693 feet in downtown Victor, Colorado, a prosperous, active Gold Mining Town, located approximately one hour southwest of Colorado Springs.

The course will utilize the paved streets in Victor, dirt roads and improved mountain trails through historic mining areas.

Participants will climb to an elevation of approximately 10,800 feet at the American Eagles Overlook, travel alongside historic mining structures and enjoy the spectacular vistas of the "World's Greatest Gold Camp."

The views from these trails include Pikes Peak, the Sangre de Cristo Mountain Range and the Victor-Cripple Creek mining district.

Overall 9-mile race winners (male and female) will receive a 1/4-ounce locally mined gold coin. Overall age-group winners in the 9 mile race will receive a silver piece. Overall 5K (male and female) winners will receive one ounce of silver.

The first 100 participants to sign up for 9-mile and 5K race will receive a Tech Shirt.

There will be a block party after the race with a free beer for every race bib.

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