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Beaver Creek snowshoe race Sunday

Daily Staff Report
Vail, CO Colorado
Special to the DailyThe second installment of the Beaver Creek Snowshoe Adventure Series is Sunday at 11 a.m. The race starts at Creekside Park in Beaver Creek.

BEAVER CREEK, Colorado ” Stick to your New Year’s resolution and start stomping in snowshoes by signing up for the second Beaver Creek Snowshoe Adventure Series in the four-event series Sunday at Beaver Creek.

Attracting first-time snowshoers, premier snowshoe athletes and kids of all ages, the Beaver Creek Adventure Series has the East West 5K Quest, a competitive 10K, Kids’ 1K and a 100-yard Dash for Cash. Sunday’s events are at 11 a.m. at Beaver Creek’s Creekside Park.

A post-event party and awards ceremony will take place on the Beaver Creek Village Plaza, adjacent to the ice skating rink, with complimentary food and beverages provided by Subway. The top-three overall 10K finishers will receive cash prizes and the top-three 5K finishers will receive merchandise prizes. All event participants are eligible to win post-race raffle prizes from the Series’ sponsors. New for the second event will be a special Women’s 5K Raffle in which the winner will receive a gift certificate to Allegria Spa for a 50-minute massage.

Individual race entry is $25 in advance and available online at Day-of registration is $30 and is from 9-10:45 a.m. at the base of the slope-side escalators in Beaver Creek. Atlas Snow-Shoe Company will provide a limited number of free snowshoes demos and basic instruction to participants prior to the event. In addition, the Beaver Creek Nordic Center will provide a limited number of snowshoe rentals. All snowshoes will be available on a first-come, first serve basis.

The Beaver Creek Snowshoe Adventure Series will continue with the Jeremy Wright North American Championships March 8, and the Snowshoe Shuffle April 5 benefiting the Shaw Regional Cancer Center.

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