Lots of rain overnight caused the elimination of one stage on Day 3 of the Crested Butte Ultra Enduro. Racers may have lost the Waterfall Creek Trail, but they also gained a bit of time in the afternoon to recover from the first three days efforts. And it was much appreciated.
The Bud Light “Whatever” takeover of Crested Butte, Colorado is in full effect, and internet is extremely limited. So this race report will be kept short before we lose contact with the rest of the world.
Marco Osborne and Kathy Pruitt stayed in control of their races, but some other changes happened today. Jerome Clementz may not have raced much this summer, be he is quickly regaining his strength and speed and picked up a place in the standings, moving up to third overall in the men’s race. Will he be able to catch his teammate Osborne, who is riding extremely well and fast.
Tomorrow is one stage only. Just over nine miles, with 4,8000 feet of vertical gained and lost. Straight up and straight down. Check back tomorrow to see how racers performed.
Words, Photos: Daniel Dunn
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