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Grin and Bear It Trail Run

July 18, 2020

37th Annual

Join CB Nordic for the 37th Annual Grin & Bear It Trail Run! This out-and-back run to Green Lake is one of the oldest organized trail runs in the valley. Runners climb 4.7 miles and 1697 feet to stunning Green Lake in the bowl of Axtell Mountain, then descend the same route. This fun, festive event finishes with breakfast at Big Mine Park (the Nordic Center). Help us raise funds for the CB Nordic Team by participating in the Grin & Bear It!

25k – Loop                                         15k *Classic* – Out & Back
DECEMBER >> MAY  – $55                  DECEMBER >> JULY 4TH – $45
JUNE  >>> JULY 4TH – $65                  AFTER JULY 4TH – $55

Bib Pick-Up

July 18th –  8 AM to 8:45 AM  –  Crested Butte Nordic Center

Race Start

Aid Stations

Aid will be distributed on course at approximately 2.5 and 6.5 miles.
Hydration – Water & Tailwind Nutrition Electrolyte
Nutrition – GU Energy Chews

Food and Drink

Complimentary Camp 4 Coffee and BoBo’s Oat Bars will be served to participants at bib pick-up. Upon your arrival at the finish, you’ll be treated to a French Toast breakfast and post-race libations provided by Eddyline Brewing.

Crested Butte's Grin and Bear It
The Grin & Bear It is a component event of the four part
Eddyline Brewery Logo
Trail Series

Eddyline Brewery Trail Series schedule of events, in addition to Series Cash Purse award details can be found here –  Eddyline Trail Series


Proceeds Benefiting

Crested Butte Nordic Team Logo
Camp 4 Coffee in Crested Butte
BoBos Snacks Logo
Logo-Tailwind Nutrition

CB Nordic operates under a special use permit from the USFS and is an equal-opportunity employer.


July 18, 2020
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