08/15/2017

2017 La Sportiva Vail Mountain Trail Running Series Countinues Aug. 26 with 5K & 10K at 10,000 Feet

The Vail Recreation District's 2017 La Sportiva Vail Trail Running Series, presented by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, continues Aug. 26 with the 5K and 10K@10,000 Feet trail running race. Both races, presented by Summit Ford, will begin at 8 a.m. at the top of Gondola One at Mid-Vail on Vail Mountain, with the entire race taking place above 9,000 feet. The average grade of the 10K is 7% with an elevation gain of nearly 1,200 feet, while the shorter 5K is less challenging and will allow runners the chance to experience racing at an impressive altitude. This is the sixth race in the seven race series.  ( more)

08/09/2017

8th Annual Vail Kids Adventure Games Brings Over 800 Racers to Vail This Week, Aug. 9-13

One of the summer’s most anticipated family events, the Vail Kids Adventure Games (Kids A.G.) presented by Toyota, will arrive in Vail this week with five days of family fun, race action and a lot of mud.  ( more)

08/08/2017

Keen Family Mud Run Returns Aug. 12 During Vail Kids Adventure Games

The Vail Recreation District's fourth annual KEEN Family Mud Run will take place Saturday, Aug. 12 in Vail, Colo. as part of the 2017 Vail Kids Adventure Games presented by Toyota. The KEEN Family Mud Run is open to all ages and is the perfect opportunity for those who are too young or too old to participate in the Kids A.G., but still want to join in on the activities.  ( more)

07/31/2017

Vail Recreation District Mountain Bike Race Series Continues Wednesday with Uphill Davos Dash

The Vail Recreation District's East West Destination Hospitality Mountain Bike Race Series presented by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield will continue the summer season of racing on Wed, Aug. 2 featuring the uphill Davos Dash. Celebrating the longest-running mountain bike race in the state, riders will enjoy a steady climb along paved road and double track with distances ranging from 2.25 miles for younger riders to 3.5 miles for more experienced riders. This is the sixth race of the seven-race town series.  ( more)

07/14/2017

La Sportiva Camp Hale Half Marathon, 10K and 5K on July 22

Back for its second year, the La Sportiva Half Marathon, 10K and 5K races will be run at historic Camp Hale on July 22.  ( more)

07/06/2017

Guided Fly Fishing Trips in the Heart of the Colorado Rockies

Running through the famed Rocky Mountains, are Colorado’s secret treasures; hundreds of miles of rivers and streams teeming with an abundance of trout, including Cutthroat, Rainbow, Brook, and Brown trout. Earnest fly fishermen and women have been discovering and traipsing along these highly-rated waters in recent decades in pursuit of a classic fishing experience. With the aid and guidance of long-time local guides, visitors and locals can confidently angle and even catch some trophy-sized trout.  ( more)

06/28/2017

Historic 41st Annual La Sportiva Vail HillClimb set for July 8

The historic Vail HillClimb returns this year as part of the Vail Recreation District's 2017 La Sportiva Vail Trail Running Series, presented by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield. The Vail HillClimb, presented by Vail's Mountain Haus, will take place on Saturday, July 8 at 7 a.m. and has hosted over 500 participants annually over the past four decades. Featuring a switchback dirt and gravel road with spectacular views of the surrounding mountain ranges, the HillClimb tests local, regional and national runners with a 7.7 mile climb and more than 2,200 feet of elevation gain.   ( more)

06/09/2017

East West Destination Hospitality Mountain Bike Series Continues Wednesday With Berry Creek Bash Race

The Vail Recreation District's East West Destination Hospitality Mountain Bike Race Series presented by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield will continue the summer season of racing on Wednesday, June 14 with the Berry Creek Bash in Edwards. The Berry Creek Bash is the second race of the seven-race series, and is presented by 808 Distillery.  ( more)

05/26/2017

Eagle Ranch Classic Kicks Off East West Destination Hospitality Mountain Bike Race Series on Wednesday, May 31

The Vail Recreation District's East West Destination Hospitality Mountain Bike Race Series presented by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield will kick off its summer season of racing with the Eagle Ranch Classic on Wednesday, May 31. The Eagle Ranch Classic is presented by the Town of Eagle and Outdoor Tech.  ( more)