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July 3 - Dynafit HillClimb


Presented by mountainhaus

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Vail's Mountain Haus, Vail | July 3, 2021 | 7 a.m.

2018 Results

2019 Results

 Race Photos

2020 Results


Course is subject to change

Race Information

Named best trail race by Colorado Runner Magazine in 2006 and 2011, the Dynafit HillClimb tests local, regional and national runners with a 7 mile climb from Vail Village to Mid-Vail.

The Dynafit Vail HillClimb will begin at 7 a.m. in Vail Village - next to Vail's Mountain Haus - and finish at Mid-Vail ascending over 2,200 vertical feet.  Race participants will follow the historic gravel double-track route that has made the Dynafit HillClimb a favorite among trail running enthuasists.   

The Dynafit HillClimb is presented by the Vail's Mountain Haus and is the third race of the 2021 Vail Trail Running Series. 


Pre-Race Bib Pickup & Registration

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

Race day bib pickup will also be available Vail's Mountain Haus adjecent to the covered bridge starting at 6 a.m.



Ages: 13 and older

$35 preregistration, $40 week-of registration, $47 day-of registration

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



Vail Resorts Release of Liability Form

All HillClimb participants must sign and return the Release of Liability Form to participant in the HillClimb. To save you time and to help reduce the spread of viruses, you can print the form and bring it with you to bib pickup. 


Please park in the Vail Village parking structure or at the Lionshead parking structure.

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, while supplies and styles last.


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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ATRA eventstandards

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.