FIRST LEADVILLE TRAIL 100 RUN LOTTERY RESULTS REVEAL PARTY AT RUNNERS ROOST IN DENVER ON JANUARY 15th - SNEWS

FIRST LEADVILLE TRAIL 100 RUN LOTTERY RESULTS REVEAL PARTY AT RUNNERS ROOST IN DENVER ON JANUARY 15th

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Party Attendees Will Learn Their 100 Lottery Acceptance (or not) Fate Early

There’s Still Time to Register: Lottery Closes December 31st

WHAT: On Sunday, January 15, 2017 join the Leadville Trail Series at Runners Roost on S. Colorado Blvd in Denver, Colo., for the first Blueprint for Athletes Leadville Trail 100 Run presented by New Balance Lottery Announcement Party. For the first time in race history, the Leadville Race Series team will announce the entrants into the Leadville 100 Run early and in-person for those attending the Runners Roost event. All other applicants will receive notification as they normally would later in the evening of January 15.

Attendees also receive a special 15 percent registration discount for Leadville Race Series 2017 qualifier events when registered on-site at the January 15 Runners Roost event, including:

  • The Austin Rattler on April 10th in Austin, TX
  • The Leadville Trail Marathon and Heavy Half Marathon on June 17th
  • The Silver Rush 50 mile Run Race on July 9th in Leadville, CO
  • The Leadville 10K run on August 13th

The afternoon also includes a New Balance demo fun run as well as guest MC’s, including the founders of the Leadville Trail 100, Ken Chlouber and Merilee Maupin, who will help announce the lottery winners.Ken and Merilee started the Leadville Trail 100 Run in 1983 with 45 runners and have grown the race series into what it is today an iconic series of events where athletes travel from around the world to compete in the “Race Across the Sky”. 2017 marks the 35th anniversary of this iconic race.

“We wanted to do something special this year for the Leadville 100 Run Lottery announcement and give our home state Colorado racers and longtime supporters a celebratory way to learn if they received a slot in this year’s race,” said Josh Colley, Leadville Race Series Race Director. “What’s better than to learn if you get to be part of this prestigious bucket-list 100 mile race, than to find out with your family and friends there in-person with you?”

Additionally a few Leadville Trail 100 Run Training Camp (June 23-26) spots are still available that come with a guaranteed LT100 Run slot for $1,000. Camp registration on its own, without the 100 Run slot is $495 on a first come first serve limited basis.

The lottery closes on December 31, 2016 for the Leadville Trail 100 Run and 100 Mountain Bike events. For more information visit www.leadvilleraceseries.com

WHEN: Sunday, January 15, 2017
3:00 p.m. Group Fun Run
4:00 p.m. Leadville 100 Run Lottery Announcement
5:30 p.m. Drawing of two Leadville Trail 100 entry slots, 1 male and 1 female winner,for those that sign up for Leadville qualifier events on-site at the event

6:00 p.m. Event ends

WHERE: Runners Roost Denver
1685 S Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80222
(303) 759-8455

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Contact: Kate Lessman/ ThinkBigMediaPR/ 970-333-3396 / kate@thinkbigmediapr.com

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