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2013 Leadville Race Series Concludes Saturday, August 17 With Leadville Trail 100 Run

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Following the success of the Leadville 100 MTB last weekend, more than 1,100 runners will descend up Leadville, Colo. on Saturday, Aug. 17 for a weekend of racing at the Leadville Trail 100 Run presented by Life Time – The Healthy Way of Life Company (NYSE: LTM) and produced by its premier endurance events division Life Time Athletic Events. August 10 marked the 20 th internationally renowned Leadville Trail 100 MTB when more than 2,200 riders from 50 states and 35 countries took on the country’s most prestigious and iconic course at elevations ranging from 10,152 to 12,424 feet over 100 miles of challenging Colorado Rockies terrain.

Alban Lakata (Austria) and Sally Bigham (Great Britain) emerged as victors of the 2013 Leadville Trail 100 MTB contest. Lakata set a new course record crossing the finish in 6:04:01, followed closely behind by second place winner Christophe Sauser (Switzerland) who finished in 6:05:07. Colorado’s own, Todd Wells (U.S.) finished third in 6:18:47. The previous course record was held by Levi Leipheimer.

Bigham shattered the female course record of 7:28:06 previously held by Rebecca Rusch (U.S.) and finished with a winning time of 7:17:01. Alison Powers (U.S.) followed at 7:21:57 and Rebecca Rusch finished third with a time of 7:35:27.

The original ultra-distance mountain bike event, the Leadville Trail 100 launched in 1994 and has since attracted thousands of racers to the Colorado community.

“The 20 th year of the Leadville Trail 100 MTB came with new records, but also reinforced the special traditions of this race,” remarked Josh Colley, Leadville race director. “Once again this year, participants competed against a stellar field of some of the country’s best mountain bikers on the 103-mile course. At the end of the day and all records aside, simply crossing the finish line was a victory to most.”

The 2013 Leadville Race Series concludes this Saturday, Aug. 17 with more than 1,100 participants running the Leadville Trail 100 Run. The legendary “Race Across the Sky” 100 mile run began 1983 and still draws thousands of participants to Leadville each year for a demanding 103-mile out-and-back course with total elevation range, or climb, of 17,000 feet.

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