Zions Bank proudly presents the 46th Boulder Mountain Tour on February 2, 2019. The premier cross country race in the Western United States, the Tour is staged on the historic Harriman Trail located in the Sawtooth National Forest. Race distances are 34 kilometers, the "Full Boulder," and 15 kilometers, the "Half Boulder."

The field features World Cup-caliber racers to cross country enthusiasts who embrace the "Tour" aspect of the event. All ages are welcome. Racers are separated by waves, including Elite Men, Elite Women, and then seeded by previous race times in the BMT or comparable marathon distance races. New this year is the Ninth Wave, a non-timed class geared toward participation. 

Race fees include souvenir hat, race bag and goodies, transport to the race start and back to Ketchum from the finish, clothing bag transfer, bail-out shuttles along the course, aid stations, course monitoring, aid stations, finish area food and refreshments and an awards party. 

Elite Seed Requirements:

  1. MEN: Top 50 BMT Finish in 2016, 2017 or 2018. See cut-off times below.
  2. WOMEN: Top 35 BMT Finish in 2016, 2017 or 2018. See cut-off times below.
  3. Top 100 in current USSA distance points list.
  4. Top 100 American Birkebeiner in 2016, 2017 or 2018.
  5. Top 25 in other American Ski Marathon race in 2016, 2017 or 2018.

Waves 3-7 in the Full Boulder will be assigned based on previous finishes in the BMT or a comparable marathon-distance race results and posted in January 2019. 

Elite Seed Cutoff Times: 

          2016            2017        2018
Elite Women: under 1:43:00  under 2:02:00 under 1:41:00
Elite Men: under 1:33:00  under 1:52:00 under 1:29:00