Trans Rockies Run, Colorado, Aug 14-19, 2012

Post date: Aug 24, 2012 1:33:03 AM

Denise Harry and Gay Renouf posted a 4th place result in the Womens over 80 combined age division at the 6-day stage event traveling from Buena Vista to Beaver Creek. Distances varied from 21 km to 39 km and climbed between 800 m and1600 m each day. The elevation was the greatest challenge - every night was spent at almost 3000 m, and the highest point (Hope Pass) was at 4000 m. Trail surfaces were mostly good single track and dirt roads with some technical sections. Their individual stage results were:

Day 1: Buena Vista to Railway Bridge, 34 km, 800m, 4:17:52, 3rd W80+

Day 2: Vicksburg to Twin Lakes, 21 km, 1100 m, 3:44:56, 3rd W80+

Day 3: Leadville to Nova Guides, 39 km, 900 m, 5:24:55, 4th W80+

Day 4: Nova Guides to Red Cliff, 22 km, 1100 m, 3:39:05, 5th W80+

Day 5: Red Cliff to Vail, 39 km, 1400 m, 5:47:36, 4th W80+

Day 6: Vail to Beaver Creek, 39 km, 1600 m, 6:09:06, 4th W80+