Holiday snowshoeing race Dec. 18 |

Holiday snowshoeing race Dec. 18

Daily staff report

VAIL – The second race in Pedal Power Snowshoe Adventure Series, the Pazzo’s Eagle-Vail K.O. Holiday 5K/10K, is Dec. 18 at 10 a.m. Racers will meet prior to the start at the Eagle-Vail Pavilion.

This year, the course will use sections of the new Eagle-Vail recreation trail that traverses the hillside through the forest. The event takes place on a woodsy technical course with short steep rises and fast descent through the trees.

This race is a part of five events held around the region, including the Colorado State Championship, as well as the qualifying race for the United States Snowshoe Association National Championships. These races, along with differing course venues and the high caliber of competition, have consistently earned this series a reputation as one of the top nordic events in the region.

Registration for the first event is $20. Participants can pre-register with forms from Pedal Power Bicycle Shop in Eagle-Vail or by calling 970 845-0931. Registration forms can also be downloaded online at Participants may also register ($25) on the day of the event at the race start.

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