ABOUT TIMBERLINE EVENTS LLC | FINISH LINE TIMING
Timberline Events LLC was formed in January 2004 and is based in Englewood, Colorado. Specializing in running relay events, Timberline Events’ first event was the Wild West Relay in 2004, a 200-mile route from Fort Collins to Steamboat Springs traveling through Northern Colorado and Southern Wyoming.
Timberline Events also organized the 200-mile Green Mountain Relay in Vermont, from 2006 through 2012, and started the 200-mile Heartland Relay in Iowa, and the 165-mile Flaming Foliage Relay in Colorado in 2013. In 2009, we revived a “sprint” relay between college football rivalries - the 52-mile Civil War Relay between Eugene (University of Oregon) and Corvallis (Oregon State University).
Timberline Events has a very good reputation and safety record. We are known for our scenic and rural routes, and the high quality of the organization of our events.
In 2009, we started offering race timing services to share our race management expertise with smaller community races. With our investment in chip timing equipment, we are now able to assist larger races with their timing needs.
The owner/race director is Paul Vanderheiden. Paul’s professional background includes: commercial whitewater river guide from 1979 - 2005, working on rivers in California, Oregon, Idaho, and the Grand Canyon. He also owned and managed Open Air Adventures for eleven years, offering river trips on the Class V section of the Kern River known as “The Forks of the Kern”. Paul also earned an ATP pilot’s license, the highest commercial pilot license rating available.
His running background includes completing eighteen marathons, three Half-Ironman, and the Louisville Ironman triathlon, and organizing or participating with ten relay teams running five different relay events.
Timberline Events has been a member of 1% For the Planet since 2006 (member #214)– one percent of our revenue is donated to environmental organizations.
Civil War Relay - Oregon
Wild West Relay - Colorado
Flaming Foliage Relay - Colorado