Wells, Bigham win Leadville 100 mountain-bike race on Saturday

13th August, 2016 by

By Edward Stoner

LEADVILLE — On Saturday, nearly 2,000 riders from all 50 states and 27 countries participated in the 23rd annual Leadville Trail 100 mountain-bike race. In the iconic event, participants rode more than 100 miles of challenging Colorado Rockies terrain at elevations ranging from 10,152 to 12,424 feet. Following the 6:30 a.m. start, Colorado’s own Todd Wells, of the United States, and Sally Bigham, of Great Britain, emerged as this year’s champions, both marking the third time each has won the race. Wells notched his third Leadville Trail 100 title after winning in 2011 and 2014 and Bigham was the past …

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