Registration for Life Time’s Camp of Champions Now Open; Includes Guaranteed Entry into Leadville Trail 100 MTB

May 15th, 2013

Registration for Life Time’s Camp of Champions Now Open; Includes Guaranteed Entry into Leadville Trail 100 MTB

Participants train for the legendary Leadville Trail 100 alongside champion trail guides Dave Wiens, Rebecca Rusch, Todd Murray and Gretchen Reeves

Life Time – The Healthy Way of Life Company (NYSE:LTM) announced today that registration is open for its annual Camp of Champions, a training camp that offers a firsthand experience in preparation for the country’s most scenic and challenging mountain bike course, the Leadville Trail 100 MTB. The Camp of Champions will be held in Leadville July 4-7 and July 8-11 with participants securing a guaranteed VIP entry into the August 10 Leadville Trail 100 MTB.

Camp of Champions participants will train at altitude while becoming familiar with key sections of the Leadville Trail 100 MTB course through group training and discussion sessions with race veterans. The Camp of Champions is led by four Leadville trail guides including six-time champion Dave Wiens, four-time champion Rebecca Rusch, and 2007 champion Gretchen Reeves, as well as 19-time finisher Todd Murray. Alongside guaranteed VIP entry into the Leadville Trail 100 MTB, camp includes:

  • Pre-race warm up ride with the pros
  • Mechanical support and a specialized bike fit clinic from Absolute Bikes and Cycles of Life
  • Intimate dinner at the Tennessee Pass Cookhouse
  • Movie night at the Historic Tabor Opera House

Nearly 2,000 riders, including many of the sport’s fiercest competitors, will participate in Leadville Trail 100 MBT – known as the country’s most prestigious ultra-distance mountain bike event – on August 10. Beginning and ending in the heart of Leadville, Colo., located 100 miles west of Denver, participants from all over the world will race on a demanding course with steep, technical climbs and descents and elevations ranging from 9,000 to 12,620 feet along the 104-mile out-and-back course.

Registration for the Camp of Champions is by phone only. Interested participants should call Registration Manager Christy Lindh at 719-219-9351. Camp fee including LT100 entry is $2,000. To learn more about the Camp of Champions, visit

About the Leadville Race Series Launched with 45 runners as the Leadville Trail 100 Run in 1983, the Leadville Race Series now consists of six running events and four mountain biking events, plus four Leadville Qualifier events and the Leadman/Leadwoman division. The Race Series stretches from April to August, and hosts thousands of racers on foot and mountain bike in some of the world’s most iconic events and terrain. Endurance athletes worldwide now make the annual pilgrimage to Leadville, Colo., with the single goal of competing in one of “The Race Across the Sky” events. For more information, visit, like the Leadville Race Series Facebook page or follow the Series on Twitter at @LTRaceSeries.

About Life Time Fitness, Inc.

As The Healthy Way of Life Company, Life Time Fitness (NYSE:LTM) helps organizations, communities and individuals achieve their total health objectives, athletic aspirations and fitness goals by engaging in their areas of interest – or discovering new passions – both inside and outside of Life Time’s distinctive and large sports, professional fitness, family recreation and spa destinations, most of which operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Company’s Healthy Way of Life approach enables customers to achieve this by providing the best programs, people and places of uncompromising quality and value. As of May 16, 2013, the Company operated 106 centers under the LIFE TIME FITNESS® and LIFE TIME ATHLETIC® brands in the United States and Canada. Additional information about Life Time centers, programs and services is available at

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Registration for Life Time’s Camp of Champions Now Open; Includes Guaranteed Entry into Leadville Trail 100 MTB

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