Telluride 100 is a 501(c)3 non-profit aimed at providing bicycle events and racing opportunities as well as supporting area non-profits. Donations on behalf of the race have been made to other area non-profits including Telluride Mountain Club who do many things including build and maintain local trails and donations have also been made to San Miguel County Search & Rescue.
About the founders:
Jennifer & Tobin Behling have organized or officiated over 450 bicycle race events in California, Colorado, Canada, Louisiana, North Carolina, Oklahoma, West Virginia and Texas since 1998. Most notable has been promoting five UCI Category 1 XCO Mountain Bike Races from 2010-2014, Telluride 100 Mtn was a UCI XCM in 2021. Officiating highlights include being assigned to many National Championships as well as the World Cup at Snowshoe, WV.
Tobin's first visit to Telluride was on a family ski trip when he was 5 years old and immediately fell in love with the area and brought Jennifer to visit when they were first married.
They came up with the idea for the Telluride 100 as they were skiing slopes off of Chair 4/Village Express at the Telluride Ski Resort during the Winter of 2011. After several years of planning the race was finally launched in July 2014 and going on it's 10th year.
Aside from owning businesses in Telluride, Jennifer teaches first grade at Telluride Elementary and Tobin is a Ski Instructor in the Winter and Mountain Bike Instructor in the Summer.
Contact: tobin at behling dot com OR 970 417 1751