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17th Annual Idaho Springs Mining Days Pack Burro Race

17th Annual Idaho Springs Mining Days Festival and Pack Burro Race

Idaho Springs, Colorado
5 - 6 miles - Great distance for first timers! Rolling start after Parade down main street begins at Citizens Park, heading east turning north up 17th Ave, across Colorado Blvd up Virginia Canyon on the dirt road that features a 12% grade/climb, switch back down following flour arrows to old miners driveway at the open gate, up and over, down and winding around down Rose Gulch, over logs, under trees, coming out over the Argo Mill, heading back west on Riverside turning right at 23rd, left on Virginia Street toward the back of the Elks Lodge with a sharp left finish on 16th to the west of the Elks Lodge!
Entry fee: $50
Weigh In:  10am
Please check this map for the new weigh-in and parking locations.
Parade - All entrants must participate in the Parade before the burro race
Rolling Race Start: 12:00 pm
More Information From Clear Creek County
Contact: Bill Lee (Red Tail) - 720-234-8200 -
Co-Race Director: Brad Wann - 303-906-2269 -