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Date:             Nov 8, 2014

Start Time:  7:00AM 50k

                       7:30AM 25k

Cost:             $85 50k ($100 after 10/1)

                       $65 25k ($80 after 10/1)

Location:    Bootleg Canyon, Boulder City, NV

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Follow in the footsteps of 1930's whiskey peddlers as you traverse the rocky and serpentine trails of the Bootlegger 50k, located in historic Boulder City, Nevada.

Between Las Vegas, Nevada and the mighty Colorado River sits a long rugged volcanic ridge dubbed the River Mountain Range. Black and Red Mountains, aptly named for their contrasting color, rise the highest. Between the two Mojave Desert peaks sits Bootleg Canyon, better known as the Hooch Highway.

During the 1930's when prohibition and the construction of the Hoover Dam was in full effect, the small canyons and caves at the base of these peaks were filled with bootleggers brewing their home concoctions in secret. They sold their treasured product to the parched dam workers and prospectors who inhabited the local desert communities of Boulder City and Henderson.

At the finish line, quench your own thirst and imbibe on the quaffs that were once sought after and illegal.

Photo courtesy Kristin Wilson Photography