The seventh and final race in the Vail Recreation District's (VRD) La Sportiva Vail Mountain Trail Running Series, the EverGold 11k and 5k presented by Haute Route Gear & Apparel will begin and end at the Vail Golf Club. The 11k race kicks off at 10am, while 5k runners begin at 10:25 a.m. Runners traverse along the Vail Trail to Golden Peak, up the popular Berry Picker & newly-added Onza Alley trails to Lion Down, & back to Golden Peak before finishing back on the Vail Trail for a distance just over seven miles. Runners experience an average grade of 10 percent and gain nearly 1,700 feet in elevation throughout the race. Those participating in the 5k will also run on the Vail Trail to Golden Peak before turning around on the Vail Trail back to the Vail Golf Club.
2.The free shuttle, labeled "Special" will arrive on the top deck of the Structure near the Vail Information Center.
There will be 2 HoneyWagon Port-O-Johns available at the race start. Restrooms inside the Vail Golf Club are not available for racer use.
Located in Vail Village, Vail's Mountain Haus is a proud sponsor of the La Sportiva Vail Mountain Trail Running Series. Runners will receive 30% off all room types. Click here for details.
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)
The VRD's Trail Running Race Series is yours thanks to title sposnsor La Sportiva and to our new presenting series sponsor, The North Face. Thanks to our individual race presenting sponsors Vail Mountain Haus, TIGA Advertsising, 1st Bank, Howard Head Sports Medicine and the Dusty Boot. Many thanks to our additional sponsors Gatorade, New York Life, Vail Valley Medical Center, The Steadman Clinic, The Steadman Philippon Research Institute, Christy Sports, Northside Coffee & Kitchen, Central Rockies Mortgage, Vail, Beaver Creek, HP Provisions, Honey Stinger, Optic Nerve, Road ID, Camelbak, Elevation Outdoors, Trail Runner Magazine, Town of Vail, Anthem Branding, AmericInn, KZYR The Zephyr, Smartwool, Mountainsmith, Save Our Soles, City Market, and Safeway.
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.
700 S Frontage Rd. E, Vail, CO
The Vail Recreation Center Sports Department is located in the Vail Tennis Center building on the second floor. Parking is available in the Ford Park parking lots. From I-70, take the Vail exit and head east on South Frontage Road.