Lance Armstrong to Compete in Leadville 100

Jun 28, 2010
Outside Magazine

After the Tour de France, Lance Armstrong is scheduled to compete again in this year's Leadville 100, according to Denver's Past champions Dave Wiens and Lance Armstrong will face off again on August 14. The 100-mile mountain bike course—back-country roads with some short sections of paved road—meanders through the highaltitude mountains and valleys of Leadville, Colorado. Theentire course is 9,000 feet and climbs to almost 13,000 feet. The race helps raise money for community betterment. Leadville's Legacy Foundation board member John Cirullo said they recently gave 54 graduating high school students (out of a class of 58) $1,000scholarships for higher education.

Read Lance's take on his racing in Remembering Armstrong's First Tour Victory from the July 2009 issue.

--Stayton Bonner

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