CRESTED BUTTE TO ASPEN

August 31, 2024

EVENT OVERVIEW

The Grand Traverse Mountain Run is a point-to-point ultra marathon from Crested Butte to Aspen, Colorado. The course follows the route of the Grand Traverse Backcountry Ski race. In total, runners travel 40 miles across the Elk Mountains with over 6,000′ of elevation gain.

The Grand Traverse is operated as a fundraising event for Crested Butte Nordic, a 501(c)(3) recreational non-profit organization.

INFO

2024 Registration will open December 1, 2023 at 12:00 AM

Individual RUN Registration Cost – $175
Dual Sport – Individual Registration Cost – $315

Refund Policy & Bib Transfer Procedure

 Registration deferment to future GT events will NOT be an option.

Grand Traverse Triple Crown

Individuals wishing to enter 2024 GT Triple Crown competition may gain guaranteed entry into the Ski event through priority pre-registration during the month of November. 

MORE INFO
The following Prize Purse will be distributed to top finish places:
Men’s – RUN Women’s – RUN
1st Place – $10001st Place – $1000
2nd Place – $7002nd Place – $700
3rd Place – $4003rd Place – $400
4th Place – $2004th Place -$200
5th Place – $1005th Place -$100

Friday, August 30, 2024

BIB PICK-UP & REGISTRATION
1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Crested Butte Nordic Center
 — 620 2nd Street in Downtown Crested Butte.


RACER BRIEFING
6:00 PM
Crested Butte Nordic Center

 

Saturday, August 31, 2024

Race START
6:00 AM
35 Emmons Rd. (CBMR Parking Lot ), Mt. Crested Butte


FINISH LINE

12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Ajax Park
  – 1001 S. Ute Ave

IMPORTANT:  All information is subject to change.  For the safety of racers and volunteers, weather conditions may require a change in the race start time or location, the official course, or race rules – or may lead to cancellation.

TRANSPORTATION

RETURN SHUTTLES

Return transportation may be booked through online race registration. Capacity is limited, no additional shuttles will be added once sold out.

RUN SHUTTLE
DUAL SPORT SHUTTLE

ACCOMMODATION

Camping in the Gunnison Valley

Our Lodging Partners provide diverse lodging options for Grand Traverse racers.

Link to Lodging Partner page.

gblogo
Grin & Bear It Trail Race
July 13, 2024
MORE INFO

Endurance training and racing nutrition is hard. Our friend Angela Moore from Fit Life of Colorado has a few tips and tricks to get you through the summer of training. The number one takeaway: gut training is just as important as regular training!

Fit Life of Colorado Nutrition Tips and Tricks

THE GRAND TRAVERSE TRIPLE CROWN – THE ULTIMATE COMPETITION FOR THE ULTIMATE MOUNTAIN ATHLETE