Run for the mountains, eat for the fun at this iconic fundraising event for the San Juan Mountains Association. Conservation-minded runners from throughout the land are gathering at Backcountry Experience in Durango, Colorado on September 14, 2019 for a challenging 10K run (1124 feet of elevation gain) over the famous Hogsback trail and through Overend Mountain Park. Proceeds from this fun run will benefit the San Juan Mountains Associations efforts to promote local public lands conservation in southwest Colorado. After the race, all runners will receive a free entry into the Backcountry Experience chili chase cook-off featuring 20+ dishes from local businesses and organizations.
Sign-in and packet pick-up begins at 8:30 AM, 10K Run starts at 9:00 AM, and chili chase cook-off begins at 11:00 AM.
If running isn’t your thing and you only want the chili, you’re in luck, there’s no need to register, just show up with $10 and ENJOY! Beer from Ska costs extra. Fun for all ages!
8:30 AM: Sign up and Chili Cook Set up
9:00 AM: 10k Chili Burn begins at Backcountry Experience
11:00 AM: Chili Cook – off begins
Registration includes San Juan Mountains Association membership, amazing goody bag, T-shirt, chili and 1 delicious beer.