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La Sportiva Vail Hill Climb

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Location: Vail, Colorado

Race Date: 7/6/14

Course Type: Trail

Race Distance: 10k

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added on 10/23/12 by vailrec


Description
Named best trail race by Colorado Runner in 2006 and 2011, the HillClimb will test local, regional and national runners with a 7.5 mile climb from Vail Village to Vail Mountain's summit, a gain of 2,500 vertical feet. The race begins at 8 a.m. in Vail Village on the paved road next to Vail's Mountain Haus and continues the ascent on a gravel trail that takes runners to the finish line at Eagle's Nest. The Eagle Bahn Gondola in LionsHead will operate from 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. for race-day spectators and volunteers. The HillClimb is presented by the Vail Mountain Haus and is the third race of the 2011 La Sportiva Vail Mountain Trail Running Series.

Directions
Parking: Vail Village Parking Structure

Official Race Website
vailrec.com

Contact Info
Marc Thomas, mthomas@vailrec.com

 

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