July 6 - Dynafit Vail HillClimb Presented by Vail's Mountain Haus
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Vail's Mountain Haus, Vail | July 6, 2019 | 7 a.m.
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.
Gondola One in Vail Village, which accesses Mid-Vail, is open for spectators to ride to the top for FREE from 7:00 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. All friends and family who are going to spectate will need to pick up a free voucher for gondola access good for that morning only at bib pick up the day before the race or on race morning at registration. Failure to load the gondola by 7:30 a.m. will forfit access to Mid-Vail without paying a daily scenic ride ticket for $34. There will be no Gondola access after 7:30am until it opens again to the public at 9:30. If you do not have a valid 2019-20 season pass an adult foot passenger ticket is $42. Dogs or other pets are not permitted to load the gondola. Post-race, the gondola will be free for racers and spectators to download to Vail Village
The Dynafit HillClimb is presented by the Vail's Mountain Haus and is the third race of the 2019 Vail Trail Running Series. Day-of registration is available on race morning from 5:30a.m.-6:45 a.m. in front of Vail's Mountain Haus next to the Covered Bridge.
Pre-Race Bib Pick Up & Registration
Racers can pick up their race numbers or register ahead of time on Friday, July 5 from 3-6 p.m at Cripple Creek Backcountry pop up store near the Covered Bridge in Vail Village. Vail Recreation staff and employees of Cripple Creek Backcountry will be on site at the West entrance of Vail's Mountain Haus to answer race questions, process registrations, and showcase product from Cripple Creek Backcountry's Aspen store.
Racer Refuel Sponsor
Thanks 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.
All racers will receive a custom design t-shirt, while supplies and styles last.