Date of Next Event: 2013 (date not yet finalized)
Registration Info: Online registration at prerace.com (registration currently not available)
Awards: Tons of delicious Honey Stinger up for grabs along with various other prizes and items. Awards go 5 deep in each solo category and 3 deep for the Duo’s.
Race Website: Steamboat Stinger
Event Description: The race is comprised of two 25 mile loops. Course is 100% dirt and 90% singletrack. The first year was limited to 300 entries. Beginning at the Howelson Hill Ski Area right in the heart of Steamboat, the course takes an extended detour deep into the beautiful backcountry of Routt County before returning to the transition/finish area. Racers will wind through open meadows, deeply-cupped aspen-lined narrow Colorado loam and wild sage gardens offering incredible views of the surrounding peaks and valleys.
Course Description: Up through Hoo Boo Park, up Mile run, Blackmere dr., Orton Meadow, Eye 2 Eye, MGM, Prayer Flag Rd to Abby’s to Stairway to The Ridge Rd, to Ridge Trail and it’s several sky turns, to Cow Creek Rd, up Beall to Ridge Rd. to Root Canal, to Quarry, Blair Witch down Steamboat Moab to Lupine out at Loop 4 to Prayer Flag Meadow down Larry’s to lower Lupine, down Brian’s Worry, Bluffs Loop back to the start/finish area.
Race Elevation & Map