Quantcast

Leadville 100

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by DRB, Nov 11, 2005.

  1. DRB

    DRB unemployed bum

    Rep/Likes:
    5 / 0
    Joined:
    Oct 24, 2002
    Messages:
    15,287
    Location:
    Watchin' you. Writing it all down.
    I'm seriously thinking about trying to do it next year. Have any of you yahoos done it?
     

    Please register to disable this ad.

  2. douglas

    douglas Chocolate Milk Doug

    Rep/Likes:
    5 / 0
    Joined:
    May 15, 2002
    Messages:
    9,889
    Location:
    Shut up and Ride
    what is it, yo?
     
  3. DRB

    DRB unemployed bum

    Rep/Likes:
    5 / 0
    Joined:
    Oct 24, 2002
    Messages:
    15,287
    Location:
    Watchin' you. Writing it all down.
    Its a 100 mile race from Leadville, CO. Basically a 50 mile out and back. The winner does it in a little over 7 hours, cut off is like 13 hours. Finish in 12 you get a silver belt buckle. There is like a bazillion feet of climbing.
     
  4. Andy_B

    Andy_B Monkey

    Rep/Likes:
    5 / 0
    Joined:
    Jul 21, 2004
    Messages:
    679
    Location:
    whereabouts unknown
    One of the crew out here has been doing it for ever... every year under 10hrs...
     
  5. douglas

    douglas Chocolate Milk Doug

    Rep/Likes:
    5 / 0
    Joined:
    May 15, 2002
    Messages:
    9,889
    Location:
    Shut up and Ride

    nice...would you be racing it or surviving it ?

    (i say do it)
     
  6. stevew

    stevew unique white person

    Rep/Likes:
    253 / 2,416
    Joined:
    Sep 21, 2001
    Messages:
    31,404
    The running version or the bikey one?

    A veternarian I worked with ran that. Her boyfriend I believe had finished in the top 10.
     
  7. DRB

    DRB unemployed bum

    Rep/Likes:
    5 / 0
    Joined:
    Oct 24, 2002
    Messages:
    15,287
    Location:
    Watchin' you. Writing it all down.
    Definately the bikey one. I can't fathom running 100 miles.

    It seems like a good goal for next year.
     
  8. stevew

    stevew unique white person

    Rep/Likes:
    253 / 2,416
    Joined:
    Sep 21, 2001
    Messages:
    31,404
    Her projectile vomitting upon finishing wasn't the sexiest thing I had heard about either.
     
  9. Ascentrek

    Ascentrek Monkey

    Rep/Likes:
    5 / 0
    Joined:
    Jul 17, 2003
    Messages:
    656
    Location:
    Golden, CO
    A friend of mine Races it (also the Vail 100). He trains like crazy and still feels like he gets slapped around. Many times he hasn't finished it. I think its tamed out a bit from what it used to be. The run-race is much harder (www.leadvilletrail100.com).
     
  10. dhbuilder

    dhbuilder jingoistic xenophobe

    Rep/Likes:
    0 / 0
    Joined:
    Aug 10, 2005
    Messages:
    3,040
    i've completed this race twice in 99 and 2000. you definetly will find out what you're made of when you're about 75mi. into it. i'm very proud of the 2 buckes i have. i highly recomend it for anyone who thinks they "have something"
     
  11. DirtyDog

    DirtyDog Gang probed by the Golden Banana

    Rep/Likes:
    0 / 0
    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2005
    Messages:
    6,599
    You need to sign up for that pretty far in advanced. I think it fills up early.
     
  12. DRB

    DRB unemployed bum

    Rep/Likes:
    5 / 0
    Joined:
    Oct 24, 2002
    Messages:
    15,287
    Location:
    Watchin' you. Writing it all down.
    You have to have in your application by January and then there is a lottery for 750 spots. I'm not sure how many apply.
     
  13. douglas

    douglas Chocolate Milk Doug

    Rep/Likes:
    5 / 0
    Joined:
    May 15, 2002
    Messages:
    9,889
    Location:
    Shut up and Ride
    around me we have the VT50, all 700 bike spots filled up in 30 minutes this year
     
  14. The Toninator

    The Toninator Muffin

    Rep/Likes:
    9 / 16
    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2001
    Messages:
    5,440
    Location:
    High(ts) Htown
    there's 2 buckels one for under 9 and one for under 12.
     
  15. The Toninator

    The Toninator Muffin

    Rep/Likes:
    9 / 16
    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2001
    Messages:
    5,440
    Location:
    High(ts) Htown
    it fills up.
     
  16. DRB

    DRB unemployed bum

    Rep/Likes:
    5 / 0
    Joined:
    Oct 24, 2002
    Messages:
    15,287
    Location:
    Watchin' you. Writing it all down.
    The under 9 isn't happening.
     
  17. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

    Rep/Likes:
    258 / 2,193
    Joined:
    Sep 21, 2003
    Messages:
    47,543
    Location:
    In a van.... down by the river
  18. DRB

    DRB unemployed bum

    Rep/Likes:
    5 / 0
    Joined:
    Oct 24, 2002
    Messages:
    15,287
    Location:
    Watchin' you. Writing it all down.
  19. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

    Rep/Likes:
    258 / 2,193
    Joined:
    Sep 21, 2003
    Messages:
    47,543
    Location:
    In a van.... down by the river
    I don't think you get a belt buckle, though. :p
     
  20. DRB

    DRB unemployed bum

    Rep/Likes:
    5 / 0
    Joined:
    Oct 24, 2002
    Messages:
    15,287
    Location:
    Watchin' you. Writing it all down.
    It only has 4 climbs. Of course each of them looks to be 20 miles long.
     
  21. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

    Rep/Likes:
    258 / 2,193
    Joined:
    Sep 21, 2003
    Messages:
    47,543
    Location:
    In a van.... down by the river
    Probably. :dead:
     
  22. DRB

    DRB unemployed bum

    Rep/Likes:
    5 / 0
    Joined:
    Oct 24, 2002
    Messages:
    15,287
    Location:
    Watchin' you. Writing it all down.
    Hey you live out in the land of no oxygen, you up for it?
     
  23. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

    Rep/Likes:
    258 / 2,193
    Joined:
    Sep 21, 2003
    Messages:
    47,543
    Location:
    In a van.... down by the river
    Dude. I'm not a complete moron. :rolleyes:

    I like 50 milers, but 125 is simply idiotic. ;)
     
  24. The Toninator

    The Toninator Muffin

    Rep/Likes:
    9 / 16
    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2001
    Messages:
    5,440
    Location:
    High(ts) Htown
    come on we have people from HOUSTON finish under 9 all the time, you can du et!!!
     
  25. reflux

    reflux Turbo Monkey

    Rep/Likes:
    5 / 2
    Joined:
    Mar 18, 2002
    Messages:
    4,622
    Location:
    G14 Classified