Take on 50 miles of extreme territory that starts at 10,200 feet and reaches 12,000 feet on four separate occasions at the Silver Rush 50 Run. It will leave your lungs burning, heart pounding and eyes completely amazed ? while also preparing you for the pinnacle Leadville Trail 100 Run.

The 50-mile out-and-back course takes racers through the historic mining district on the east side of Leadville. Primarily on dirt roads, first set by miners and their burros, it will begin at the Cloud City Ski Hut (located just below Colorado Mountain College on Hwy 24 on the South end of Leadville). None of the roads used will be closed to vehicle traffic, so please use caution. The route will take runners by and between many grand and historic gold and silver mines.

Upcoming Races

Jul 11 2020
50 Miles
7,641 7,641 ft.
Out and Back Course
3 Elevation Rating
Hilly, ~2500-7500 feet in 50 miles
2 Surface Rating
Mostly groomed trail or dirt roads

Results

50 Miles View course top times

Date Finishers Top Result Top Result (F)
07/06/19 517 6:37:34 7:56:54
07/08/18 400 7:02:54 8:25:20
07/09/17 335 6:53:26 8:51:53
07/10/16 384 7:05:04 7:52:38
07/12/15 355 6:48:54 7:37:28
07/12/14 374 7:01:25 8:43:07
07/14/13 401 6:56:47 8:03:26
07/15/12 429 6:54:35 8:26:57
07/17/11 279 7:05:08 8:06:33
07/18/10 180 6:50:55 8:11:56
07/26/09 142 7:00:01 8:50:57
07/19/08 116 7:26:45 8:03:46
We try to keep the most accurate information about this race, but changes do happen. Always visit the official race website for the most up to date information.

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