Kokopelli Classic Trail Runs: August 24, 2019

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Event details and schedule

Start time for the 16 mile Kokopelli Classic will be 7:00 AM.

Start time for the 8 mile Mary’s Loop Run will be 7:30 AM.

Staff will be on hand for check in and day of registration starting at 6:00.

“Registration and start/finish are located at the Main trailhead where there is ample parking.  Please carpool if possible (to save room for the mountain bikers) and look for a parking attendant when you arrive.  Bring and wear trail running gear for the conditions at hand, usually cool at start time and hot at the finish.  Please no dogs on the course and do not leave pets unattended in or around your vehicle.  No hiking poles/walking staffs etc. on course.  Water is limited in the area (no hydrants) so please take all you need but to try to avoid waste.  There will be an awards ceremony/recovery and feeding station at the finish line area with assorted goodies.  Awards will follow after the races.”

“Mary’s Loop course:  The first ½ mile is on gravel road and then turns onto Mary’s loop with a long climb on an old 4 wheel drive road followed by some twisting single track along the rim before heading over a low pass back to the gravel frontage road and heading back to the start/finish.”

“Kokopelli Classic course:  Runs with Mary’s loop course up to Steve’s Loop where the 16 mile Kokopelli Classic splits off for a lap around Steve’s Loop where the scenery is so good, you’ll forget that you’re racing.  After returning from Steve’s Loop the classic heads back out to the west on Lions Loop and gets into some bigger country followed by a monster climb up Mack ridge to the high point aid station and a fast but technical descent down Mack Ridge to the last aid station before hitting the gravel frontage road for the last 2.5 miles.”

Pre-registration package pickup is to be determined.

Mesa County Search and Rescue Ground Team:  event sponsor

Mary’s Loop / Kokopelli Trailhead  Exit 15 – Interstate 70 (Loma) Loma, CO

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