Aspen Backcountry Marathon Course Map
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Aspen Parks & Recreation

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Sponsor Info

Interested in becoming a sponsor for the 2016 Aspen Backcountry Marathon?

Download the sponsor kit (PDF)

Sponsorships Include: Your logo on the race website, t-shirt & print materials. Exposure is dependent on In-Kind Sponsorship and/or a monetary donation.

Aspen Backcountry Marathon
Saturday - August 13th 2016
New Route for 2016! Coming Soon!

Boasting spectacular views of the Elk Mountains and the city of Aspen, Colorado below, the Aspen Backcountry Marathon is run almost exclusively on high country dirt trails. Challenging ascents, exciting descents and wide diversity in terrain will challenge even the most well trained athlete.

By finishing in the heart of downtown participants will be greeted by a crowd of spectators and supporters.

So get your running shoes on and come run the most challenging and scenic marathon you’ve ever run!


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Training Runs Sponsored by Aspen Alpine Guides

 The Aspen Backcountry Marathon is seeking the required permit from the Forest Service.