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Lawmakers working to bring back Albuquerque trail race – Albuquerque, New Mexico

Albuquerque, New Mexico 2021-11-24 14:46:36 –

Albuquerque, New Mexico (KRQE) It may not be the end of the road to the popular Albuquerque trail race. Last year, the US Forest Department said it wouldn’t allow the Lars Trail race, but local lawmakers are working to get it back.


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The race has been held for 55 years, but the Forest Department states that commercial activity in the wilderness is prohibited as part of the Wilderness Act. Senators Martin Heinrich and Ben Ray Rougen, as well as representative Melanie Stansbury, are fighting to resume the race. They wrote a letter to the Forest Department asking for permission, stating that the Wilderness Act permits certain activities.

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