Vail Village base area - Gondola One, Vail | Aug. 5, 2017 | 8 a.m.
Bib pickup available on Friday, August 4th from 3-6pm, location tbd and will be communicated via email. Bib Pickup also available the morning of the race at the Start from 6:30-7:45am.
The race begins at 8 a.m. at the base of Gondola One in Vail Village, testing runners of all abilities on both single-track and double-track terrain over 3.4 miles of uphill running with an average grade of 14 percent. The race ends at Mid-Vail at the top of Gondola One. There will be one aid station on-course at Mile Marker 1.6, complete with water, Gatorade, and some snack items. Gondola One in Vail Village, which accesses Mid-Vail, is open for spectators to ride to the top for FREE from 8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Failure to load the gondola by 8:30am will make it so you will not be able to access Mid-Vail without paying a daily scenic ride ticket for $28. Dogs or other pets are not permitted to load the Gondola. Post-race, the gondola will be free for racers & spectators to download to Vail Village.
Please note the new start location for this event in Vail Village with finish at Mid-Vail
Racers should park in the LionsHead or Vail Village parking structures, where parking is free for the summer.
Racer Refuel Sponsor
Thanks to our Racer Refuel sponsor, Northside Coffee & Kitchen, for providing nutritious, local and tasty fuel to help you recover from the grind of race day competition.
All racers will receive a custom tech t-shirt.