Final event in Pedal Power snowshoe series rescheduled |

Final event in Pedal Power snowshoe series rescheduled

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The Billy’s Island Grill Vail Mountain Race, the final race in The Pedal Power Nordic Adventure Series, will now take place Feb. 28 at 6:30 p.m.

This is one week earlier than originally scheduled.

This evening race gives competitors the opportunity to test their strength and endurance on one of the biggest ski hills in North America. All racers will need a light source to “see” their way to the finish line of this exciting course.

This year’s Vail Mountain race will take place on a five-mile, cross-country style course covering lower Vail Mountain with challenging climbs and descents over ski terrain as well as long stretches of untracked single track through the woods.

All proceeds from the Nordic Adventure Series will benefit local Eagle County charities. Past series beneficiaries have included The Lyndon Ellefson Family Fund, The Eagle County Literacy Project, Mountain Hospice, The Dan Westover Family Fund and The Joseph Nordbee Family Fund. The series consists of four events starting in early December and running through February. The Nordic Adventure Series will attract top Nordic competitors from around the region. The title sponsor for this year’s series is The Park Hyatt Regency Hotel. Individual event sponsors include, The Vail Nordic Center, Paddy’s Sports Bar and Grill, Pazzo’s Pizza, and Billy’s Island Grill.

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Registration for the event is $20 ($25 on race day).

Participants can pre-register with forms from Pedal Power Bicycle Shop in Eagle-Vail or by calling (970) 845-0931. Forms can also be found online at Participants may also register on the day of the event at the race start.

For more information and directions, call Pedal Power at 970 845-0931.

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