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Vail Holiday Sweater Run


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Grab your best and ugliest holiday sweater and join the Vail Recreation District for a fun-filled morning run through Vail Village while collecting donations for the The Community Market and Toys for Tots! The 2020 Ugly Sweater 5K Fun Run is a non-competitive event that will start and finish at Bart and Yeti's in Lionshead. The course is approximately three miles. Prizes will be awarded for best outfits by individuals, teams, dogs and kids. Santa Claus will be kicking off the merriment and leading runners through town on his snow bike!

Date: December 12, 202020191214 VRD UglySweaterRun web

Time: Three waves at 8:30, 8:45 & 9 a.m. are FULL! .  We have added a 10:00 wave.

Where: The race will start and finish at Bart & Yeti's restaurant in Lionshead.

Cost: Race entry is FREE with a donation of food or an unwrapped, new toy to our partner charities Eagle Valley Community Foundation's The Community Market and Toys for Tots. Please bring your donation to the registration area at the race start by Bart & Yeti's restaurant. Cash donations will also be accepted on race day if you don't bring a toy or food (suggested donation is $10). Click here for a list of food items that will be accepted. If you don't want to run but would still like to make a donation, you can drop off your item at the start/finish area from 8 to 11 a.m. on race day.

Registration: Even though this is a free event, please sign up in advance at so we know how many people to expect. Day-of registration may not be available. The first 50 people to register online will receive a running belt courtesy of Eagle Valley Behavioral Health!

Click here for the 2020 course map!

For more information, call 970-479-2280 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We can't wait to see you and your ugly sweater on Dec. 12!


Start Time Arrival Time (Bib Pickup)
 Wave 1 8:30 a.m.  8:00 - 8:20 a.m.
 Wave 2 8:45 a.m.  8:25 - 8:40 a.m.
 Wave 3 9:00 a.m.  8:40 - 8:55 a.m.
 Wave 4 10:00 a.m.  9:30 - 9:50 a.m.

Please remember your mask.  The majority of the course is in the Town of Vail mandatory mask zones.


Presenting Sponsors:

       TSC.SPRI.stacked    US Bank logo     Eagle Valley Behavioral Health | Mental Health Resources


Additional Sponsors:

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