2016 Boom Days Raffle Winner
Don Colburn, of Leadville, is the winner of $800 by guessing closest to the winning time of the Boom Days long-course burro race. Colburn guessed 3 hours, 51 minutes, 22.4 seconds, The actual time was 3 hours, 51 minutes, 22.7 seconds. Colburn said he has tried to guess the burro-race time for 43 consecutive years. This is his first win. Guess it pays to keep trying. He is shown with Noreen Dewhirst, Boom Days raffle-ticket chair.