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Tour of Durango launch party set

By:
Lukas Haider
Published:
May 22, 2008, 0:00 BST,
Updated:
April 20, 2009, 21:32 BST
Edition:
MTB news & racing round-up for May 22, 2008

The Tour of Durango, set for October 11-12, announced a launch party on Thursday, June 5 from 4:00...

The Tour of Durango, set for October 11-12, announced a launch party on Thursday, June 5 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Carver's Brewing Company located at 1022 Main Avenue in Durango, Colorado. The Tour of Durango is a weekend-long event to showcase the interconnectivity and proximity of the local trail network and to encourage etiquette and sharing of Durango's local trails. On June 5, organizers will unveil the route.

The first day of the event, includes a competitive mountain bike and trail running event that will start and finish at Three Springs. On the second day, the Tour will begin on the Animas River Trail, and hit all local trailheads in town. The event concludes with a block party on Main Street. Cyclists and runners are invited to form teams or enter individually.

The event is supported in part by Trails 200, a non-profit that builds and maintains local trails and educates trail users in the Durango area.

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