Taking place on Aspen Mountain from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., the 12-hour endurance running event will challenge competitors to contend for the highest number of laps on the three-mile course.
With more than 3,000 vertical feet of climbing, racers will run up the mountain and then take the 14-minute ride down the Silver Queen gondola to complete one lap. Competitors will compete in solo, duo and team divisions.
Registration is now open at https://endurancecui.active.com/event-reg/select-race?e=9430652. The cost to register starts at $75 per person and will increase to $95 per person after today. Registration cost includes professional timing, aid station support, lift passes, finishing medal and a custom event t-shirt.
For the winners who complete the most laps up-and-down Aspen Mountain, first place takes home $1,250, second place $750, third place $500, fourth place $300 and fifth place $200 in both the men’s and women’s solo divisions.
Here’s the Red Bull Rise event schedule:
Friday, Sept. 19
1 p.m. to 7 p.m.: Course preview and registration/bib pick-up
*Racers must check in the day before to sign waivers and pick up bibs; no exceptions.
7:30 p.m.: Athlete meeting
Saturday, Sept. 20
6 a.m.: - Staging begins
7 a.m.: Solo start
7:05 a.m.: Duo start
7:10 a.m.: Team Just for Fun start
7:00 p.m.: Solo finish
7:05 p.m.: Duo finish
7:10 p.m.: Team finish