Photo Gallery: Crested Butte Ultra Enduro Day 2

Paying a visit to the famned Doctor's Park trail

Race Coverage

The five-day Crested Butte Ultra Enduro rolled on Thursday with two more special stages, including the famed Doctor’s Park descent. Thanks to two more stage wins, Marco Osborne (WTB-Cannondale Overmountain) continues to lead the pro men, with Ross Schnell (Trek Factory Racing) second, Mike West (Yeti) third, and French star Jerome Clementz (Cannondale/Mavic/SRAM) jumping up to fourth place overall.

In the women’s pro category, Kathy Pruitt (Juliana Bicycles) continues to lead Heather Irmiger (Trek Factory Racing), with Janae Pritchett (Griggs Orthopedics) holding down third. You can see day 2’s results here and current overall standings here. And scroll down for another batch of great images from photographer Eddie Clark who’s on site shooting for Mtbr all week.

Crested Butte Ultra Enduro Day 2

Trek Factory Racing rider Ross Schnell is currently sitting in second overall, and looking quite fast on his 27.5 wheels. Photo by Eddie Clark

Crested Butte Ultra Enduro Day 2

Jerome Clementz (Cannondale Overmountain) is getting faster with every stage and currently sits fourth overall. Photo by Eddie Clark

Crested Butte Ultra Enduro Day 2

Marco Osborne (WTB-Cannondale Overmountain Team) won both stages today and is completely shredding the trails. Photo by Eddie Clark

Crested Butte Ultra Enduro Day 2

Trek racer Heather Irmiger railing the sweet, endless singletrack of Doctor’s Park. Photo by Eddie Clark

Crested Butte Ultra Enduro Day 2

Yeti pro Mike West rounds out the top 3 in the overall standings. Photo by Eddie Clark

Crested Butte Ultra Enduro Day 2

Kathy Pruitt (Juliana) is giving Heather Irmiger (Trek Factory Racing) some tough competition, leading by 12 seconds through two days. Photo by Eddie Clark

Crested Butte Ultra Enduro Day 2

Day 2′s transition section included a cold walk across Spring Creek on the way to the start of the famed Doctor’s Park trail. Photo by Eddie Clark

Crested Butte Ultra Enduro Day 2

If you’re not pushing uphill, it’s not enduro. Photo by Eddie Clark

Crested Butte Ultra Enduro Day 2

Stage 4 start at the top of Doctor’s Park near Almont, Colorado. Photo by Eddie Clark

Crested Butte Ultra Enduro Day 2

Race director Brandon Ontiveros checks with the finish zone before dropping stage 3. He pre-rides every stage to ensure all is good for the racers. Tough job. Photo by Eddie Clark

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