The GoreTex TransRockies Run is a six-day team race from from Buena Vista to Beaver Creek, Colorado. There's also a three-day individual race. The 2012 edition of the point-to-point, trail-running race just wrapped up earlier this month.
The race begins in Buena Vista, Colorado.
Two runners—one shirtless, one not—make their way down the trail.
A runner takes a break and tries to catch his bearings.
Two runners stay with each other, stride for stride.
One of the payoffs: views like this.
Elvis is alive! And he runs with poles!
A group of competitors make the climb up a ridge.
Do not look this llama in the eyes.
A runner continues on through the mountains.
Another day, another crowded pack at the start.
It's over. Yay!
A very happy and very bearded gentleman in an orange hat.
The race is over. Take off your shoes and have a drink.