Spectator Opportunities at the 2009 GORE-TEX® TransRockies Run

We’re just days away from the third annual GORE-TEX® TransRockies Run and the excitement is building! Join us in cheering on over 260 runners from 10 countries who are coming to run 113 miles from Buena Vista to Beaver Creek Colorado.

We recommend the following locations to cheer on the runners:

Stage 1 – Buena Vista to Railroad Bridge Campground – Sunday, August 23

9:30 AM – 10:00 AM Main Street Buena Vista – Stage Start. East Main Street Between Railroad and Colorado Streets. Please park off Main Street on Railroad Street.
Noon – 4:00 PM Railroad Bridge Campground –  Stage Finish. Proceed North from Buena Vista on County Road 371. Watch for runner on the road after noon. Park in the designated are at the campground.

Stage 2 – Vicksburg to Twin Lakes – Monday, August 24

10:00 AM – 2:00 PM – Stage Finish at Twin Lakes. Park in the parking lot for the historical landmark across from the town. Space is limited, no large vehicles please.

Stage 3 – Leaville to Nova Guides – Tuesday, August 25

7:30 AM – 8:00 AM – Stage start in Leadville. Start is on Harrison Ave. across from the courthouse. Park off of Harrison.
9:30 AM – Noon – Checkpoint 2 at Ski Cooper. Proceed North from Leadville on Hwy. 24 to Ski Cooper Ski Area. Proceed to the main parking lot. Watch for runners.
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM – Finish at Nova Guides Camp Hale. Proceed North on Hwy. 24 to Camp Hale and turn into Nova Guides on your right. Park in the parking lot next to the lodge, and walk up to the finish line.

Stage 4 – Nova Guides to Red Cliff – Wednesday, August 26

7:30 AM – 8:00 AM – Start at Nova Guides. Park in the main parking lot.
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM –  Finish in Red Cliff. Proceed into Red Cliff and park on a side street. You will see the finish in front of Mango’s and across from the Green Bridge Inn.

Stage 5 – Red Cliff to Vail – Thursday, August 27

7:30 AM – 8:00 AM – Start in Red Cliff. Same locations as Stage 4 finish.
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM – Finish at Vista Bahn in Vail. Park in the Vail Village parking structure. The finish is at the end of Bridge Street at the base of the Vista Bahn.

Stage 6 – Vail to Beaver Creek – Friday, August 28

7:30 AM – 8:00 AM – Start in Vail – same locations as the Stage 5 finish.
11:00 AM – 4:00 PM – Finish in Beaver Creek. Park in the Village Hall parkage. Finish line is at the base of the ski hill in front of the Beaver Creek chophouse.

Note: Please do not go to the checkpoints unless listed above. The parking facilities and space are inadequate for large groups.

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