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July 24 - Beaver Creek Blast
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    Contact the Sports Department

    700 S Frontage Rd. E, Vail, CO

    Phone: 970-479-2280

    Fax: 970-479-2281

    Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    The Vail Recreation District Sports Department is located in the Vail Tennis Center on the second floor. From I-70, take the Vail exit and head east on South Frontage Road.

    Long/Med Course Map | Short/Kids Map2023 Results | 2024 Race Photos

    Date, Location & Time

    July 24, 2024 | Centennial Chair, Beaver Creek | 4:45 p.m.*
    *Date, location and time are subject to change


    Register

    Online Registration | Registration Form 


    Official Race Shop

    Pedal Power, the official bike shop of the Beaver Creek Blast, will be on-site to provide neutral support for racers with last-minute mechanical issues.


    Race Day Schedule 

    Mountain Valley Kids Dental Youth Series:

    4:30 p.m. 

    Sport Boys 11-14, Beginner Boys 15 -16

    1 Short Loop

    6.7 Miles

    4:30:30 p.m.

    Sport Girls 11-14, Beginner Girls 15-16

    1 Short Loop

    6.7 Miles

    4:35 p.m. Beginner Boys 11-14, Sport Boys 8-10 2 Kids Loops 4 Miles
    4:31:30 p.m. Beginner Girls 11-14, Sport Girls 8-10 2 Kids Loops 4 Miles
    4:32 p.m. Beginner Boys 8-10  1 Kids Loop 2 Miles
    4:32:30 p.m. Beginner Girls 8-10 1 Kids Loop 2 Miles

    Bloch & Chapleau MTB Series

    5:30 p.m.  Men's Pro/Open, Men's Expert 1 Long Loop 16 Miles
    5:30:30 p.m.  Women's Pro/Open, Men's Vet Expert (35-49), Men's Single Spd 1 Long Loop 16 Miles
    5:31 p.m.  Men's Master Expert (50+), Men's Grand Master Expert (60+) 1 Long Loop 16 Miles
    5:40 p.m.  Women's Expert, Women's Vet Expert (35-49), Women's Master Expert (50+), Women's Single Speed  1 Medium Loop 13.5 Miles
    5:40:30 p.m. Men's Sport 1 Medium Loop 13.5 Miles
    5:41 p.m. Men's Vet Sport (35-49) 1 Medium Loop 13.5 Miles
    5:41:30 p.m. Men's Master Sport (50+), Clydesdales, 1 Medium Loop 13.5 Miles
    5:42 p.m. Men's Grand Master Sport (60+) 1 Medium Loop 13.5 Miles
    5:42:30 p.m. Women's Sport 1 Medium Loop 13.5 Miles
    5:43 p.m. Women's Vet Sport (35-49), Women's Master Sport (50+) 1 Medium Loop 13.5 Miles
    5:43:30 p.m. Men's Beginner 1 Short Loop 6.7 Miles
    5:44 p.m. Women's Beginner 1 Short Loop 6.7 Miles

    Registration and Bib Pickup Info

    Day-of registration is available for 2024 mountain bike races - however, advance registration is highly suggested.

    On-site bib pickup begins at 3:45 p.m. and races start at 4:45 p.m. on Wednesday.

    Registration is available online at vailrec.com/register
     and preregistration for individual races ends at 5 p.m. one day prior to each race day.

    Race Cost

    Costs: Individual races for adults are $29 preregistered, $40 day-of or $185 for the series. Individual races for youth are $15 preregistered, $20 day-of or $80 for the series.


    Directions and Parking

    Please park in the Beaver Creek parking structures

    After-Party

    Join us after the race at The Dusty Boot, Beaver Creek for race awards and a free beer for ages 21+ from New Belgium Brewing Company.


    Award Categories and Prizes

    Awards will be presented at the after-party. Prizes will be awarded to the top three males and females in each race category. 

    All racers are entered into a raffle for great prizes from our sponsors!

    Overall series championships will be awarded to both the winning team and individuals in each category at the end of the season (teams/individuals must be signed up for the whole series to be eligible for series champion).

    Trail Work

       HTC Logo

    Encouraging trail stewardship in partnership with Hardscrabble Trails Coalition, Vail Valley Mountain Trails Alliance

    The Vail Rec District is a proud supporter of the Eagle County trails and the organizations that work hard to maintain them. It is important to remember that riding and racing on world class trails is a privilege and our trails do not build or maintain themselves. This year during the 2023 Bloch & Chapleau Mountain Bike Series, riders can earn an additional 25 points towards their overall series total if they participate in one trail work event prior to August 29. In order to be considered, participants must snap a photo of themselves during the event and tag the Vail Recreation District Facebook page as well as either the VVMBA or the HTC Facebook page (depending on the host). For more information, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call the VRD Sports Department at 970-479-2280. Upcoming events hosted by the VVMBA and the HTC are listed below.

    Trail Work Days
    To participate in Trail Work Days, bring water, gloves, sunscreen, hat and sturdy shoes!

    VVMBA | www.vvmta.org | VVMTA Facebook Page

    2023 VVBMA Trail work days will be announced shortly.

    Hardscrabble | www.hardscrabbletrails.org | HTC Facebook Page

    2023 HTC Trail work days will be announced shortly.

    A huge thanks to all of our amazing sponsors for the VRD Mountain Bike Race Series!

     

    The VRD's Mountain Bike Race Series is yours thanks to title sponsor Bloch & Chapleau Attorneys at LawThe Youth Series is brought to you by presenting sponsor Mountain Valley Kids Dental. Thanks to our additional sponsors Vail Health, Town of Eagle, Town of Minturn, The Steadman Clinic, Skratch Labs, New Belgium Brewing, Jaunt Media Collective, Gravity Haus/Dryland Fitness, Central Rockies Mortgage, Elevated Dental, Vail Honeywagon, Altitude Bar & Grill, FirstBankSki Town All-Stars, Alpine Wine & Spirits, Optic Nerve, Outdoor Tech, Sweet Protection, 8z Real EstateWest Vail Liquor Mart and Mountain Pedaler.

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