Pedal Power showshoe series kicks off this weekend |

Pedal Power showshoe series kicks off this weekend

Daily Staff Report
Vail CO, Colorado

VAIL, Colorado ” The Pedal Power Snowshoe Adventure Series begins the new season of adventure racing to benefit local charities in Eagle and Lake Counties this Saturday.

This season’s first race will begin and end at the Tennessee Pass Nordic Center at the Ski Cooper Ski Area at the top of Tennessee Pass, with the course following a blend of single-track, wooded cross-country trails and panoramic open stretches. Start time is scheduled for 10 a.m. This first race will benefit Full Circle, a youth mentoring program based in Leadville.

The series consists of five events starting in December and running through March. The series will attract top nordic and endurance competitors from around the region. Among this year’s events are the qualifying race for the National Snowshoe Championships as well as the Colorado State Championship race.

New for this year will be the first annual Winter Triathlon which will include snowshoeing, snow biking and skate skiing.

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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