Pedal Power launches race No. 3 |

Pedal Power launches race No. 3

Daily Staff Writer

EAGLE-VAIL – The third race in the Nike/ACG Pedal Power Snowshoe Adventure Series – the Paddy’s Eagle-Vail 5-kilometer and 10k, will take place Saturday at 10:00 am. Racers will meet prior to the start at the Eagle-Vail Pavilion.The race takes place on a woodsy technical course with short, steep ups and fast downs through the trees, utilizing the best in natural snow conditions.All proceeds from the Nike/ACG 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 five events starting in late November and running through February. The Nike ACG Snowshoe Adventure Series attracts top Nordic and endurance competitors from around the region. Among this year’s events is the Colorado State Championship race, which takes place Jan. 27 at Meadow Mountain.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 on the day of the event at the race start.Future events include the Pazzo’s Meadow Mountain 9-Miler, which is also the Colorado State Championships Jan. 27 and Billy’s Island Grill Vail Mountain Race March 5. For more information call Pedal Power at 845-0931.

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