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The Race

The course is comprised of 10K Timed, 5K Timed and Un-timed events, and a 1-Mile Un-timed Family Fun Run. Awards and recognition are presented at the Post-race award ceremony, which takes place at the Vail Marriott Mountain Resort & Spa. First place winner names in the 5K and 10K Timed events will be forever engraved in the perpetual Shuffle trophy. Additionally, a Cash Prime prize is awarded to the fastest female and male racer to reach the 1.2 mile marker, strategically placed on the course to keep the race pace fast and furious!The racecourse takes place atop legendary Vail Mountain, in Vail, Colorado offering 360 views of the Gore and Sawatch mountain ranges and the Mount of the Holy Cross. The 10K course features both snow-packed terrain and challenging untracked sections, making the Shuffle both competitive and inspiring. The most popular events that make up the Snowshoe Shuffle are the un-timed 5K and 1-mile events – offering a fun, festive and healthy way to spend time with family and friends.2002 Demographics of the Snowshoe ShuffleNot only does the Shuffle take place in one of the most prestigious mountain ranges in the United States, it is hosted on legendary Vail Mountain in beautiful Vail, Colorado. No other place in the world combines world-renowned, extreme skiing with family-style cruisers, unique galleries and international cuisine, or outdoor enjoyment at every level – no other place, like Vail. It is for this reason, we meet people from all over the world!Our 2002 demographic breakdown of just under 1,000 participants was: Female Racers 70%; Male racers 30%