About the event
Join us on Sunday, September 15th for the17th Annual Lead King Loop Charity Races in beautiful Marble, Colorado! Get ready for a great day of running through the spectacular fall colors in the heart of Colorado's Elk Mountain range. Run, walk, or hike the 25k loop around Lead King Basin. Zip past the famous Crystal Mill and ghost town of Crystal, or cheer the kids on as they run the 2.5k kids loop around Marble. Linger in Thompson Park after the race and enjoy a delicious homemade lunch including Slow Groovin' BBQ (lunch included with entry). All participants receive one complimentary souvenir beer glass with registration. Cost to fill glass with beer is $5. If you would like to purchase an additional glass, cost is $10 per glass filled with beer. All proceeds benefit the Marble Charter School.
Visit our website for more detailed information. www.leadkingloop25k.com
Online registration ends on Thursday, September 12th.
YOU CAN STILL REGISTER IN PERSON:
SATURDAY, SEPT. 14TH 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM INDEPENDENCE RUN & HIKE ~ 586 HIGHWAY 133, CARBONDALE, CO
SUNDAY, SEPT. 15TH 6:00 AM - 7:00 AM at STARTING AREA~ THOMPSON PARK~MARBLE , CO
This year's race is dedicated to Ceci Ashley Wells, who passed on April 8, 2019. Ceci was paramount in starting the Lead King Loop race over 15 years ago with her daughter Debby Macek and son-in-law Craig Macek. We are deeply grateful for her love and dedication to our community.
Lead King Loop 25K
The 25K dirt road course starts at Thompson Park in the quaint and historic mining town of Marble. Rounding Beaver Lake, you will climb 2,900 vertical feet over approximately 4 miles into beautiful Lead King Basin. Here you will traverse at 10,000 feet before rolling down past waterfalls, through the old mining town of Crystal and pass the famous 110-year-old Crystal Mill to then climb out of the river valley and scream back down Daniel’s Hill to the finish line.
EARLY RACE PACKET PICKUP: Early race packet pickup and in person pre-registration will take place on Saturday, Sept. 14th at Independence Run & Hike - 586 Highway 133 in Carbondale, CO from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
RACE DAY START TIMES, SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16th
Registration 6:00 a.m. Hikers Early Start 7:00 a.m. Runners Start 8:30 a.m.
More information can be found on our website at www.leadkingloop25k.com
The kids 2.5k race starts at Thompson Park, loops around Marble, and finishes back at the park.
Local time: 3:30 PM
All participants will receive a t-shirt, a goody bag, and an entry in the kid's raffle.
Start time: 11:00 a.m.
NOTE: There is no online registration for the kids race. Registration will take place at Thompson Park on race day. Registration is $20.00.