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    Colorado’s Lory State Park Hosts Second Annual Endurance Mountain Bike Race

    Lory State Park and Larimer County’s Horsetooth Mountain Open Space will host the Second Annual Endurance Mountain Bike Race, “40 in the Fort,” on Saturday, Sept. 15, starting at 7 a.m. The 40-mile mountain bike endurance race, organized by the Overland Mountain Bike Club, offers a diverse course including fast-flowing single-track through valleys to very difficult climbs.

    Due to the High Park Fire, the “40 in the Fort” race was moved to Sept. 15. To register for the race, visit  If you have already registered, there is no need to register again. There is no registration on the day of the race and the field is limited to 150 racers.

    Lory State Park, located in beautiful Bellvue, Colorado, offers visitors a variety of rugged terrain and the stunning vistas of the northern Colorado Front Range. The park covers almost 2,600 acres and features 26 miles of trails that lead through forest, meadows and rock-outcroppings, offering visitors great terrain for mountain biking, hiking, rock climbing, bouldering, and horseback riding. Additional information on Lory State Park is available at:

    Colorado Parks and Wildlife was created by the merger of Colorado State Parks and the Colorado Division of Wildlife, two nationally recognized leaders in conservation, outdoor recreation and wildlife management. Colorado Parks and Wildlife manages 42 state parks, all of Colorado’s wildlife, more than 300 state wildlife areas and a host of recreational programs. To learn more about Colorado’s state parks, please see: To learn more about Colorado’s wildlife programs, please see:

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