Beaver Creek snowshoe series kicks off Sunday
BEAVER CREEK — Snowshoe diehards, enthusiasts and first-timers will flock to Beaver Creek Resort Sunday to test their determination in the Beaver Creek Running Series: Snowshoe Edition presented by Aquafina.
The event features three races: The Atlas Snowshoe 10-K, the East West Resorts 5-K and the Nature Valley 1-K for kids.
The races kick off at 11 a.m. at Creekside Park in Beaver Creek. The races feature a slope-side sponsor expo and a post-event party which gives participants a chance to win a variety of giveaways and enjoy a post-race meal provided by Dusty Boot steakhouse and saloon. Limited free demo and rental snowshoes provided by Atlas Snowshoes are available at the races as long as supplies last. Participants should head to Beaver Creek Nordic Sports Center at the base of Strawberry Park Express Lift for additional demo and snowshoe rentals.
To register online, visit http://www.beavercreek.com. To register in person the day of the race, a tent will be set up across from the Covered Bridge by the shuttle stop in Beaver Creek Village from 8:30 to 10:40 a.m. Next races take place on Mar. 1 and 29.
To learn more about the Beaver Creek Snowshoe Running Series visit http://www.beavercreekrunningseries.com.