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Sept. 16 - La Sportiva MeadowGold 5K & 10K Trail Run


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Sept. 15, 2018 | 10am 10k start. 10:15am 5k start | 

2017 Results

Race Information

The seventh and final race in the Vail Recreation District's (VRD) La Sportiva Vail Mountain Trail Running Series, the MeadowGold 10K and 5K is presented by Haute Route Gear & Apparel and Town of Minturn. This new and exciting route for 2017 will take place on Meadow Mountain in Minturn, Colorado. Runners will ascend technical singletrack on the beautiful West Grouse Trail. At the high point and nearly half-way through the 10k race runners will begin the descent to the finish on double track with open views of Vail Mountain and the Gore Range. Along the way, participants will encounter 2 aid stations hosted by special guests to the series..Llamas. Feel free to thank these gentle creatures for their hard labor. Series awards ceremony will follow the finish of the MeadowGold at Magusto's in Minturn. Pizza bar will be available to all MeadowGold athletes beginning at 11:30.


Directions to the Start:

Race begins at the Minturn Ranger Station: 24747 Us Highway 24, MINTURN 81645

From 1-70 West Bound:

- Take exit 171 (Minturn/Leadville)

- Turn Right (south ) on Highway 24 and go  1/2 Mile to  The Forrest Service and follow parking direction signs.  

From I-70 East Bound

- Take exit 171 (Minturn/Leadville)

- Turn Right (south ) on Highway 24 and go  1/5 Mile to  The Forrest Service and follow parking direction signs. 



Ages: 13 and older

La Sportiva Series Costs:

Half Marathon; $45 pre-registration, $50 week-of registration, $60 day-of registration.

Summer Solstice; $38 pre-registration, $43 week- of and $50 day-of, proceeds benefiting the Vail Valley Charitable Fund. Fee includes lunch and entertainment for all racers.

All other series races; $33 pre-registration, $38 week-of registration, $45 day-of registration. 

$200 for the series by May 1, 2017, $215 after May 1, 2017.  

Student Rates (K-12): $23 pre-registration, $28 week-of registration, $35 day of registration.  $145 for the series by May 1, 2017, $160 after May 1, 2017. 

New for 2017, "5k 5-Pack"! Race in all 5k races to compete for Season Awards in the 5k category.

5k Costs: $23 pre-registration, $28 week-of registration, $35 day-of registration.

$95 for the series by June 24, 2017.

Day-of registration will open 90 minutes prior to the start of all races. Pre-registered racers can also pick up their race bibs at the race start at this time. 

Please see the FAQ for additional information.


Parking will be available at race venue

Race Shirt

All racers will receive a custom tech t-shirt.


Lodging Partners


Vail Mountain Haus

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

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Special nightly room rates for the Boneyard Boogie 11k Trail Run only by AmericInn Lodge & Suites. For $139.90, get any room in the house & a $50 gift card to either Luigi's Pasta House or The Dusty Boot in Eagle Ranch. When calling to book your pre-race room, ask for the "Boneyard Boogie" special to get a special rate! (based upon availability)


A huge thanks to all of our amazing sponsors for the 2017 La Sportiva Trail Running Series!

The VRD's Trail Running Race Series is yours thanks to title sponsor La Sportiva and to our new presenting series sponsor, Anthem Blue Cross and Shield. Joining 2017 series title sponsor La Sportiva and presenting sponsor Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield are individual race sponsors TIGA Advertising, The Dusty Boot, Vail Valley Charitable Fund, Haute Route Gear & Apparel, Howard Head Sports Medicine, Summit Ford and Vail's Mountain Haus. Partners also include SmartWool, Garmin, Vail Resorts, Beaver Creek Resort Company, The Steadman Clinic, Steadman Philippon Research Institute, Central Rockies Mortgage, Northside Coffee and Kitchen, Noosa Yogurt, Vail Mountain Coffee and Tea, AmericInn, Gatorade, Honey Stinger, KZYR 97.7, Optic Nerve, First Bank, Mountainsmith, Camelbak and PepPod.

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ATRA eventstandards

Trail Running Series Recognized by American Trail Running Association

VRD's La Sportiva 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.