Vail running series announces dates
VAIL, Colorado ” The Vail Mountain Trail Running Series starts its season this summer and registration is open.
The series starts June 20 with the Summer Solstice Twilight 10K Trail Run at Beaver Creek. Next in the series is the 33rd running of the Vail HillClimb on July 5. This 7.5 mile route boasts 2200 vertical ascent from the base of Vail Mountain to the summit and is the most popular of the series.
On July 19 the longest race in the series will be held, the HalfMarathon. The shortest event in the series at 4.3 miles, the Berry Picker is Aug. 2.
The 10K at 10,000 Feet is Aug. 16.
The entire race is above 9,000 feet of elevation with the high points above 10,000 feet.
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The final race is the Evergold 10k on Sept. 13, and doubles as a tour of the turning fall colors.