The 2013 VAIL VICTORY RACES is a fall run/bike weekend in Vail, CO with the MTB race on Sat and the marathon trail run on Sun. Vail Victory Trail Marathon welcomes solo marathoners and 2-person relay teams.
Max of 100 runners on marathon course at one time. Registration is accepted on a first come-first-served basis with race directors reserving the right to review and approve final roster.
Event Charitable Partner
$25 of your registration fee will directly benefit the Vail Mountain Rescue Group (www.vailmountainrescue.org), a non-profit group of volunteer men and women trained to respond to backcountry emergencies. VMRA operates under the authority of the Eagle County Sheriff, maintains national certification through the Mountain Rescue Association (MRA), and is an active member of the Colorado Search and Rescue Board (CSRB).
Mandatory Pre-Race Safety Mtg
The Vail Victory Races is committed to your safety during this event. There are numerous hazards in any backcountry environment and this meeting from 7-7:30 p.m. will address key issues such as challenging terrain, unpredictable weather, livestock protection dogs, etc.
CORSAR Card & Cell Phone
Each participant will be required to possess a valid CORSAR card. Card cost is $3 and be purchased online at http://www.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite/DOLA-Main/CBON/1251592090523, at an authorized Colorado reseller or during packet pick-up on Sat. Runners are encouraged to carry cell phones.
Packet pick-up for runners will be available on Sat evening from 4 to 7 p.m. with a mandatory pre-race safety meeting scheduled at 7 p.m.
Host Hotel and Lodging
Holiday Inn/APEX Condominiums in West Vail is our host hotel: www.apexvail.com and the site of the Start/Finish. Use reservation code VVR for best rate.There is no dedicated room block for athletes; all reservations are first come, first served. DO NOT WAIT 'TIL THE LAST MINUTE to book your room.
Speckled-Hound Racing welcomes local and out-of-town race volunteers. Just let us know what race you're interested in working and we'll gladly find a post for you. All volunteers receive free food and race t-shirt! Email: carl@speckled- hound.com -OR- firstname.lastname@example.org
Carl Bruggeman, email@example.com; 970-445-7076 Cynthia Bruggeman, firstname.lastname@example.org; 970-445-0599
Sorry, NO DOGS ON RACE COURSE for runner safety.