Grin and Bear It

The 36th Annual
Grin and Bear It Trail Run
Saturday, July 13th, 2019

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  • Registration

    Registration opens January 1st, 2019

    Full Course
    Registration Schedule:

     Before June 1 – $50
    Before July 4th – $60
        After July 4th – $70

    Classic Short Course

    Flat Fee – $50

    Online Registration closes 7 a.m. on July 13th


  • 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 is one aid location on course at approximately 2.5 and 6.5 miles.  Available aid – Water, Tailwind Nutrition electrolyte and Clif energy products. 

    Food and Drink

    A French Toast breakfast will be served upon your arrival at the finish line.  Complimentary post race libations provided by Eddyline Brewing.

    Bib Pickup

    July 14th 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 U.S.D.A. Forest Service


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