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Mighty Marmot Kids Trail Races

Join the Vail Recreation District for the 3rd Annual Mighty Marmot Kids Trail Races! Youths ages 4 to 10 are welcome to participate. We are expanding this kid-specific event to three races for 2024. The races will start at 4 p.m. and participants can choose between one-mile and two-mile options.  Parents may run with their child.


Friday, Sept. 6– Little Beach Park, Minturn 

The race will start in front of the Minturn Cemetery and finish next to the picnic shelter by the Minturn Bike Park.

Friday, Sept. 20 – Miller Ranch Open Space, Edwards. 

 Race will start in the athletic field next to the Eagle County School District Preschool (formerly June Creek Elementary School). Please park in Berry Creek Middle School or the parking lot just north of the preschool.

Friday, October 4 - NEW Beaver Creek 

Race will start at the Ice Rink

*Please note times and locations are subject to change

A young runner with bib number 102 competing on a dirt trail with a 'no entry' sign on the right.


Races will be timed and the top three racers in each age group (boys and girls 4 (1 mile only) , 5-6, 7-8, 9-10) will be recognized. Awards, raffle and a pizza party will take place immediately after each race.

Thank you to our sponsors Howard Head Sports Medicine, Beaver Creek Resort Co., The Steadman Clinic, Mountain Valley Kids Dental, First Bank, Sundae, Colorado Mountain Medical and Town of Minturn.

Three young girls proudly displaying their 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place certificates for a race.



September 15 - Minturn Mini MileSeptember 29 - Miller Ranch Open SpaceOctober 20 - Maloit Park


October 5 - MinturnOctober 21 - Edwards
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Thank you to our sponsors!

Logos of various health-related organizations, including dental and sports medicine services.