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July 17 - Dynafit 5K & 10K @ 10,000 Feet


Presented by  Summit Ford Logo Color Small


Online Registration | Registration Form 

Top of Vail's Gondola One | July 17, 2021 | 7 a.m. | Race Photos

2020 Course Maps (Subject to Change)

5k and 10k Course Maps

2020 10K Results

2020 5K Results

2016 Results

2017 Results

2018 Results

2019 Results

Race Information

Both 5K and 10K races, presented by Summit Ford, will begin at 8 a.m. at the top of Gondola One at Mid-Vail on Vail Mountain, with the entire race taking place above 9,000 feet. The average grade of the 10K is 7 percent with an elevation gain of nearly 1,200 feet, while the shorter 5K is less challenging and will allow runners the chance to experience racing at an impressive altitude.

Online preregistration ends at 5 p.m. on Friday, July 17.  Bib pickup and registration is also available outside the Ford Park Tennis Center, 700 S Frontage Rd E. Vail from 3 to 6 p.m. on Friday, July 17.

Pre-Race Bib Pickup & Registration

Racers can pick up their race numbers or register ahead of time on Friday, July 16 from 3 to 6 p.m. at a location TBD.


Ages: 13 and older


10K costs : $35 preregistration, $40 week-of registration, $47 day-of registration. 

5k Costs: $28 preregistration, $33 week-of registration, $40 day-of registration.

Student Rates (K-12): $25 preregistration, $30 week-of registration, $37 day-of registration.  


Please see the FAQ for additional information.


Racers should park in the Vail Village Parking Structure where parking is free for the summer.

Racer Refuel Sponsor

northsideThanks 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.



Race Shirt

All racers will receive a custom design t-shirt at the race finish.


Lodging Partners


Vail's Mountain Haus

Located in Vail Village, Vail's Mountain Haus is a proud sponsor of the Dynafit Vail Trail Running Series. Runners will receive 20% off all room types. Click here for details.



A huge thanks to all of our amazing sponsors for the 2020 Vail Trail Running Series!

The VRD's Vail Trail Running Series is yours thanks to our title sponsor Dynafit and our presenting series sponsors, Bloch and Chapleau and Anthem Blue Cross and Shield and our individual race sponsors Summit Ford, TIGA Advertising, Vail Valley Charitable Fund, Town of Minturn, Vail Health, Elevated Dental, Eagle Valley Behavioral Health and Vail's Mountain Haus. Partners also include Vail Resorts, Beaver Creek Resort Company, The Steadman Clinic, Steadman Philippon Research Institute, Central Rockies Mortgage, First Bank, Northside Coffee and Kitchen, Vail Mountain Coffee and Tea, Skratch Labs, Renewal By Andersen, Vail Honeywagon, Honey Bunchies, Vita Coco, KZYR 97.7, Optic Nerve, Garmin, Lululemon, Orange Mud and Town of Eagle.

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Trail Running Series Recognized by American Trail Running Association

VRD's Vail Trail Running Series was recently named by the American Trail Running Association as Race Standards Certified for exceeding measurements in safety, well-marked courses, timely results and awards, environmental responsibility and excellent communication with racers prior to the event.