Grin and Bear It

The 35th Annual
Grin and Bear It Trail Run
Saturday, July 14th, 2018



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  • Registration

    Fee Schedule
    Before June 1 – $30
    Before July 4th – $40
    After July 4th – $50

    Registration closes at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 15th


  • General Information


    9.3 grueling miles from the Town of Crested Butte to Green Lake and back with 1,700 vertical feet of elevation gain and loss.  Participants will start at the Crested Butte Nordic Center and climb up to Journey’s End Road on the Bench where they will then turn onto the Green Lake Trail. The 4.5 mile trail winds its way up and over Gibson’s Ridge, across Trapper’s Road, ending at Green Lake.  Runners then return on the same route, finishing at the Nordic Center.

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    Aid Stations

    There will be an aid station with water, Acli-mate, and Clif Product, at approximately 2.5 and 6.5 miles.  This is a cup-less event so make sure to bring a water bottle to fill at the start finish and at the aid stations.

    Food and Drink

    A  BBQ meal, including vegetarian options, will commence immediately at the race finish.  Complimentary beer, provided by Elevation Beer Co will  be served.

    Bib Pickup

    July 15th from 8 AM to 8:45 AM – Crested Butte Nordic Center

    Directions to Crested Butte Nordic Center


    Located on the Gunnison National Forest under permit from the Forest Service U.S.D.A.


  • Results
Compete in four Eddyline Brewing Trail Series races!
 Learn more about the series by clicking the image below