Crested Butte has given so much to Emma. Now she wants to share it with others. 

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All the race information you need.

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This event has partnered with local charity Living Journeys.  Help us reach our goal of $10,000 to donate to this wonderful organization. 

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Experience Crested Butte's World Class Trails - Video by Matchstick Productions



Don't want to run but would like to help out? We could use a few good people before, during, and immediately following the event

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Events like this wouldn't be possible without the help of sponsors.

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About Crested Butte

Check out all that Crested Butte and Gunnison Valley has to offer. This tiny town will amaze you!

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Where to Stay

Need lodging? We have partnered with a local hotel to provide you with a discounted rate

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Elite Runners

We want the best and the fastest. Race in the thin air of Crested Butte. Who will go home with the $$$?

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The course is flat and fast....well fast for 8,800 ft above sea level.

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2017 Results - Available following the event


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The innagural Elk Run 5k

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The Course

The course starts in the heart of Crested Butte at 3rd and Elk Ave. Race up and down historic Elk Avenue. While the course is flat, the elevation is high. Test your limits at 8,800 ft above sea level!

Start/Finish Address: 3rd and Elk