Join Leapfrog Athletics as we TRAIN for the “Trip of a Lifetime!”
Experience Running at 10,000 feet…in the mountains of Leadville Colorado!
FEAR NOT!!! For Leapfrog will PREPARE YOU:)
Sign Up for this DESTINATION RACE TRAINING and you will receive 16 weeks of Leapfrog Training to get you ready! Your training will include access to a DAILY Google Calendar Training Guide (including Weight Training, Running, Stair Workouts, Bike Workouts/Cross Training, Nutrition & Hydration Guidelines), ALL Leapfrog Group Practices ($225 Value!) Coinciding with training: March 10k Series, April Spring Speed Series & May Clam Pass/Power Running Series.
TRAINING BEGINS MARCH 1st.
Don’t wait to sign up though…the race sells out, so sign up today!! COMMIT.
Coach Matt will work with YOU to make any adjustments and to ensure you both a SUCCESSFUL Race and an EXPERIENCE you’ll be sure to remember for a lifetime!
Let’s TRAVEL and Have Fun with The Leadville Trail Marathon and Heavy Half!! Come join us on this EXPERIENCE of racing through the mountains starting in the highest incorporated city in the U.S.
Leadville is a small town with all the character and charm of the Old West. It’s tough environment is endured because of the beauty of it’s location. Come join us as we find the Guts, Grit and Determination to RUN.
Why Leadville??? It’s NOT YOUR NORMAL RUN:) With a starting elavation of 10,152 feet…and a run UP from there…you know it’s going to be a challenge!!
“You’re Stronger Than You Think You Are…You Can Do More Than You Think You Can.” Ken Chlouber.
Check out the course details here:
It’s an Experience of a Lifetime!
RACE REGISTRATION OPENS January 16th. Here is the Link: Leadville Marathon & Heavy 1/2
How do we train? Once you sign up I’ll link you into Google Calendar with a training outline to help get you prepared!
What will I need? We suggest training with a Weight Vest to help prepare your legs for the climb, you can purchase a simple weight vest on Amazon for about $25.
Do I need to join a gym? We do incorporate weight training to prepare ourselves. You may workout at any gym or clubhouse facility that has a Stair Master machine. A large group does have memberships at L.A. Fitness and NCH Wellness center as well…so it’s easy to train with partners! I also have two week guest passes you may use to assist in training.
What does the trip look like? We are flying from Ft. Myers to Denver leaving Friday, June 16th and returning Monday, June 19th. (Flight Details will be shared soon! Expect $250-$350)
Where are we staying? We have a rooms at the Super 8 in Leadville from Friday thru Monday. Here is the link:
What is the trip Itinary?
Arrive in Denver, grab rental car (we will carpool:) and head to Leadville (approx. 2 hour drive) Head to packet pick-up and hotel check in. Relax in Leadville.
Saturday: Run the Trail Marathon/Heavy Half!! (Keep in mind, it’s more walking/hiking than running…we are very high up!)
Sunday: We plan on going to Hike Hope Pass (part of the Leadville 100 Trail Run!) This is approx. a 6 hour hike up to 12,600 feet…all the way over and back! We invite all interested in joining us but we understand if your legs need a break:)
Monday: Travel back to Denver and fly home.
We Hope YOU Will Join US!! It’s truely a fun trip, tough, but not super serious (unless you choose it to be!)
All Levels are welcome!! Come do the FULL or The HEAVY HALF. Experience Leadville!!
Adventure, Fitness, Vacation…and a medal!!
Sign Up for the training TODAY.
Sign Up for the Race on January 16th.
Airfare Details coming soon.
Please call, text or email questions.
Total Estimated Trip Cost including airfare, race, hotel and car: $650/person (we are happy to help arrange room splits and sharing of rental cars, please message for details or if you are looking to split a room)