For the fifth year in a row, Team Herbalife joined approximately 1,500 endurance athletes from around the world to compete in the annual Leadville Trail 100 MTB (Mountain Bike) race, which is part of the Leadville Race Series.
Competitors in the mountain bike race must complete the 100-mile course, which includes 13,000 feet of climbing at elevations between 9,200 and 12,600 feet. Those who finish the race in under 12 hours receive a coveted Leadville belt buckle award. The Series has a unique history of issuing belt buckles, rather than trophies, as bounty for finishing a race, which is more in line with the rustic nature of the sport. Read more »