Vail Valor Half Marathon, 5M Run/Walk, Family Run


Start: Monday, May 27, 2013 @ 8:00 AM (MDT)

Town of Vail / Manor Vail Lodge 595 Vail Valley Drive
Vail , CO 81657
Registration Closing Date

Monday, May 27, 2013 @ 4:00 AM (MDT)

Organizer's Website

About This Activity

Event Charitable Partner

The Valor Races is proud to partner with the Vail Veterans Program as our philanthropic recipient for this event. A portion of race registrations will be donated to the VVP to support their worthwhile programs for America's service men and women. To learn more about VVP, go to

Course Description

Moderate terrain comprised of rolling, paved surfaces through residential neighborhoods and along Vail Bike Path. Rolling hills and scenic panorama highlight this East Vail course. Approximately 663 ft of climb. Eight aid stations along route. Detailed course maps available at packet pick-up.

Start Times

8:00 a.m. Half-Marathon8:15 a.m 5-Mile Run/Walk8:30 a.m. Family Run


Online registration closes midnight Sunday, May 26th. Onsite registration available at Manor Vail Lodge during Packet Pick-Up on Sunday, May 26th from 2pm to 7pm and on Race Day, May 27th from 6:30 to 7:30 before race start. Cash or check only, please. NOTE: organizers cannot guarantee t-shirts to runners who sign up one day before race. No race registration refunds or exchanges.

Packet Pick-Up

Pre-Race Packet-Pickup at Manor Vail Lodge, 595 Vail Valley Drive ( on Sunday, May 26th from 2pm to 7pm. PLEASE plan to pick-up your race packet/bib number on Sunday to avoid race day crowds.

Race Day Parking

Parking at the main Vail Parking Structure is free; five minute walk to Race Start/Manor Vail Lodge. Paid parking ($10) available at Manor Vail Lodge (cash only). Hot drinks available for purchase; breakfast buffet opens to the public at 7 a.m. Runners receive comp ticket to post-race brunch.

Food & Drink

Coffee & hot chocolate available pre-race for purchase. Manor Vail Lodge breakfast buffet opens to the public at 7 a.m. Runners eat for free from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 (or until last finisher is fed).

Awards / Prizes

All 5-mile and half-marathon runners will receive a Valor Races Finisher Medallion.Place Prizes awarded to: Top three overall, male and female First place Masters (40 & over), male and femaleAge Group Prizes awarded three deep to male and female: 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and over.

Host Hotel and Lodging

Manor Vail Lodge is the official lodging partner of the Valor Races. $115 for a Studio Condo (sleeps 4), $125 for a 1-Bedroom Condo (sleeps 4), $230 for a 2-Bedroom Condo (sleeps 6), $270 for a 3-Bedroom Condo (sleeps 8). All condos equipped with kitchens. Make your reservations early to guarantee VALOR rate:

Event Volunteers

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: OR

Contact Info:

Carl Bruggeman,; 970-445-7076Cynthia Bruggeman,; 970-445-0599

Sorry, no dogs on RACE COURSE for runner safety. No strollers on Half-Marathon or 5-Mile Run/Walk course. Strollers welcome in non-timed, 1-Mile Family Run; non-competitive Family Run open to parents and kids of all ages.

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