Elite Runners

Elite Runners

September 29th, 2018

Crested Butte, Colorado


8,900 ft. above sea level

We are pleased to announce the 2018 elite prize purse:

Top 5 Men & Women

1st Place  $3,000

2nd Place $2,000

3rd Place $1,000

4th Place    $500

5th Place    $250


*Only elite field participants eligible for prize money.

**Athletes who have served suspensions for doping violations not eligible for prize money.

For more information regarding the 2018 elite field, please email Joebosshard@gmail.com



2017 Winners 

Women - Elvin Kibet

Men - Paul Chelimo


2017 featured some of Colorado's fastest runners.  The elite field was headlined by 2016 Olympic 5k Silver Medalist, Paul Chelimo.  Our goal is support the best field of athletes for any race in Colorado.