(Boulder, Colorado April 15, 2008) Tim DeBoom, a two-time Ironman World champion and Americas No. 1 ranked long distance triathlete, today announces his entry in the 2008 Leadville 100 trail race a 100 mile ultramarathon through the Rocky Mountains of Leadville, Colorado. The Leadville 100 marks DeBooms first try at an ultramarathon and is regarded as one of the toughest annual races in the country, with runners climbing and descending a total of 15,600 feet.
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Tim Deboom is one of my favorites. I can't wait to see how he does here. It will be interesting to see how a top Ironman does at an ultra.