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Sept. 14 - La Sportiva MeadowGold 5K & 10K Trail Run

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    Sept. 14, 2019 | 10am 10k start. 10:15am 5k start | 

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    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 Town of Minturn. This exciting route 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. Series awards ceremony will follow the finish of the MeadowGold in Minturn. 

     

    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. 

     


    Costs:

    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. 

    Student Rates (K-12): $23 pre-registration, $28 week-of registration, $35 day of registration.

    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.

    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

    Parking will be available at race venue


    Race Shirt

    All racers will receive a custom tech t-shirt.

     

    Lodging Partners

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    Vail's 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.

     

     

    A huge thanks to all of our amazing sponsors for the 2018 La Sportiva Trail Running Series!

    The VRD's Trail Running Race Series is yours thanks to title sponsor La Sportiva and to our presenting series sponsors, Bloch and Chapleau and Anthem Blue Cross and Shield. Joining 2018 series title sponsor La Sportiva and presenting sponsors Bloch & Chapleau Attorneys at Law and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield are individual race sponsors Summit Ford, TIGA Advertising, The Dusty Boot, Vail Valley Charitable Fund, Haute Route Gear & Apparel, Town of Minturn, Howard Head Sports Medicine 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, Elevated Dental, Northside Coffee and Kitchen, Vail Mountain Coffee and Tea, Best Western Plus, Renewal By Anderson, Vail Honeywagon, Vita Coco, Gatorade, KZYR 97.7, Optic Nerve, Garmin, Noosa Yoghurt, Lululemon, PepPod, Roll Recovery, Orange Mud and Town of Eagle.

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    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.