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Cirque Series - Arapahoe Basin, CO

When: September 4, 2021
Where: Keystone, CO
Race type(s): 6.8M

Join us for our 4th year of the Cirque Series at Arapahoe. 6.8 miles featuring 1'890' ft vert.


Prizes will be distributed at the end of each event and for the overall series winners. There are three categories in which the prizes will be given out: Sport, Expert and Professional. The below cash prizes are based on 500 participants, if less than 500 participants sign up prize list will be porportianly adjusted to the overall number of participants. Prizes for overall placement are as follows:

1st place – $1000
2nd place – $300
3rd place – $200

1st – $400 in Gear
2nd – $300 in Gear
3rd – $200 in Gear

1st – $300 in Gear
2nd – $200 in Gear
3rd – $100 in Gear

Peak Freak – the first male & female athlete to summit the iconic peak wins a prize from On Running.

Grom Award – the youngest competitor will win a prize from Black Diamond.

Middle of the Pack Award – the person that finished exactly middle will win a prize form Kodiak cakes.

Overall Winner + Points
The racers with the most points at the end of all races will be declared the overall winner. The best 4 results will be used to determine the series point total for athletes. The top 20 racers of each event will obtain points. The following is the per stage breakdown as a function of place:

1 – 50pt 6 – 30pt 11 – 20pt 16 – 10pt
2 – 40pt 7 – 28pt 12 – 18pt 17 – 8pt
3 – 36pt 8 – 26pt 13 – 16pt 18 – 6pt
4 – 34pt 9 – 24pt 14 – 14pt 19 – 4pt
5 – 32pt 10 – 22pt 15 – 12pt 20 – 2pt


1ST – $1000
2ND – $300
3RD – $200

1ST -$400 IN GEAR
2ND-$300 IN GEAR
3RD-$200 IN GEAR

1ST – $300 IN GEAR
2ND – $200 IN GEAR
3RD – $100 IN GEAR

**Men's and Women's Divisions

The last day to register is on the day of the event.

Bibs / Timing Chips
Cirque Series will utilize Competitive Timing to time the event with a disposable chip placed on the back of your bib. Please do not fold, crush or remove the chip from the bib. You may dispose of the chip/bib after the race is over.

Rules / Guidelines
Please help us preserve the beauty of our mountains and assist in maintaining an enjoyable, safe event for everyone involved.

Please respect private property near the trails. Do not trespass.
No littering: Participants are encouraged to carry water and food during the event.
Please dispose of all waste and recyclables in the proper containers.
Please be respectful of all Forest Service officials.
Do not impede another runner.
Leave no trace: Pack-in pack-out.

Food & Water stations
We will provide Honey Stinger gels, water & Gnarly Hydrate on course for all participants.
Gnarly Hydrate & water will also be available at finish line.

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