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10K Spring Runoff

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Looking for something more challenging than the Mud Run?

Not quite ready for the Vail Pass Half Marathon? Then these are the races for you. Challenge the Vail Valley's best trail runners along with top professionals at almost 9,000 feet as you compete for a cash purse. This course will truly test your fitness with its constant elevation changes and mountainous terrain. Start training now for one of the most challenging 5 and 10Ks in the nation!

All event registrants will receive a FREE pair of Superfeet insoles!

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An Ultimate Mountain Challenge Event

Do you have what it takes to tackle four of the GoPro Mountain Games toughest events in two days?

View 2015 10k Spring Runoff Course Map

Please note that courses are always subject to change. 2016 will be the first year we will have offered a 5k Trail Run. We will post maps updates or changes as soon as they are available. Train hard, be prepared and have fun!

Get Details

Sunday
June 12, 2016

TIME & CATEGORIES:
8am - (Start)
12pm - (Awards Ceremony at Checkpoint Charlie)

LOCATION:
Checkpoint Charlie/Gore Creek Drive

PRICE:

Pricing Available Soon. Registration Opens on February 5, 2016.

All event registrants will receive a FREE pair of Superfeet insoles!

All events have a limited capacity and will fill up quickly.  Please register early to ensure you receive an athlete gift bag.  Late registrations may not receive SWAG.

DOCUMENTATION:

Part of the Ultimate Mountain Challenge

NOTES:

ONLINE REGISTRATION ONLY

**Early Bird Pricing**

TBD

**Standard Pricing**

TBD

**Procrastination Pricing**

TBD

**Event Pricing**

TBD

ON-SITE ONLINE REGISTRATION

During Event Registration hours you may use one of our self-service kiosks to register ONLINE. To avoid any registration delays we highly recommend registering in advance ONLINE.

ATHLETE CHECK-IN

All registrants must sign liability and release waivers when checking in to receive their bib.  We advise all athletes to check in for their event the day prior to competing or at least two (2) hours prior to the start of their competition.  Please see Event Registration hours.  All registrants must be present at check in to receive their bib.  Bibs will NOT be given to family, friends, or coaches.  Organizers will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, or misdirected registrations or for registrations not received for any reason, including, without limitation, failure or malfunction of any communications, network or equipment or computer software or hardware.

REGISTRATION MODIFICATIONS

Any modification to a registration must be completed by Sunday, May 31st.  All changes will be subject to a $20 change fee.  Please note that participants can NOT change their name, address or in any way transfer a registration to another individual.

EVENT REGISTRATION

TBD

All events have a limited capacity and will fill up quickly.  Please register early to ensure you receive an athlete gift bag.  Late registrations may not receive SWAG.

HOW TO ENTER:

All interested athletes can pre-register on the event website www.mountaingames.com. Athletes may also register on-site at the registration area. Organizers will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, or misdirected registrations or for registrations not received for any reason, including, without limitation, failure or malfunction of any communications network or equipment or computer software or hardware.

 

RACE CATEGORIES:

Men and Women:

- 19 & under

- 20-29

- 30-39

- 40-49

- 50-59

- 60-69

- 70+

 

COMPETITION:
1) All racers will start and finish the race in the same location on Gore Creek Drive and Bridge Street in Vail Village. Racers will be sent out in one mass start. Start positions will not be pre-determined and it is up to the athlete to get into desired location.

2) Athletes will race on the course set up by race directors. Total length of the race will be about 11-12k, and course will be pre-marked on Friday, June 10. Athletes should be prepared to run on all types of terrain ranging from asphalt to forest service access dirt roads to single track.

3) No tripping, shoving or horseplay will be tolerated and any athlete participating in foul play will be pulled from the course and disqualified.

4) No dogs will be allowed to participate in the 10k. Please enter the Apres 5k on Friday, June 10 if you'd like to run with your dog.

 

DIRECTIONS TO START LINE:
Park in the Vail Village parking structure. Go to Bridge Street (center of the Parking Structure). Head south up Bridge Street. Start line on Bridge Street and Gore Creek Drive.

ATHLETE ELIGIBILITY:
The competition is open to all interested athletes regardless of state and/or country of residency. Competitors who are under the age of 18 must register with a parent or legal guardian. Competitors must be able to attend all scheduled events. Athletes will be required to provide all their own equipment. Further, athletes must abide by all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations during their participation in the Mountain Games®.

PARTICIPATION:
Athletes agree to be bound by these Official Rules and all decisions of Organizers. Organizers reserve the right to disqualify any persons found tampering with, or otherwise abusing, any aspect of the competition as solely determined by Organizers.

DISPUTE RESOLUTION:
Organizers will appoint judges and the decision of those judges will be final. There will be no review of scoring / timing even with the presence of TV cameras. Disputes with Organizers and/or appointed judges will result in disqualification of that athlete.

RESERVATION OF RIGHTS:
Organizers reserve the right to disqualify any athlete for any reason, including, without limitation, acting in an unsafe, unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner and/or with intent to intimidate, threaten or harass, or harm another person. All decisions with respect to the disqualification of an athlete shall be made by Organizers and/or appointed judges. Failure to comply with any term or condition of these Official Rules may result in an athlete's disqualification and the forfeiture of his/her interest in any prize. Organizers reserve the right to amend these Official Rules at any time in its sole discretion, and athletes shall have no recourse for any such changes or for any failure (whether inadvertent or otherwise) by Organizers to follow the stated rules. In the event that the competition is canceled prior to the completion of the final event, no prizes will be awarded. If the Tournament is cancelled prior to June 1st, for any reason, athletes will be reimbursed only for his/her entry fee. Athletes will not be otherwise compensated for any costs or expenses associated with their participation in the competition.

ORGANIZERS:

The Mountain Games® will be organized and produced by staff and contractors hired from and by the Vail Valley Foundation. The decisions of Organizers regarding the selection and elimination of athletes, the selection of finalists and winners, and the production and administration of Mountain Games®related events, and all other aspects of the event, shall be final and binding in all respects. Organizers will not be responsible for typographical, printing or other inadvertent errors in these Official Rules or in other materials relating to the event.

Due to above average snowpack in Vail course maps may not be available until the week of the event. Even if a course map is posted, please note that courses are always subject to change. Train hard, be prepared and have fun! We will post maps or updates as soon as they are available.


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PARTNERS
Event Schedule | Summer
AM EVENT
7:00 Costa 2 Fly X-Stream - Qualifier/Round 1 - Soccer Fields
8:00 Disc Golf - Pool A: Putting Round
8:00 Disc Golf - Pool B: Accuracy Round
8:00 DockDogs Outdoor Big Air - Onsite Registration & Practice
8:00 Down River Kayak Sprint - Start
8:00 Outside Adventure Film School - Film School
8:00 Ultimate Mountain Challenge - Down River Sprint Start - Option #1
8:00 Ultimate River Challenge - Kayak Sprint - Start
8:00 Vail Pass Half Marathon - Start
8:30 Free Yoga - Yoga Time
9:00 Adventure Village - Opens
9:00 DockDogs Outdoor Big Air - Wave 7
9:00 Gear Town - Opens
9:00 River Town - Opens
9:30 Slackline Invitational - Highline Demonstration at I-Bridge
9:30 Ultimate Mountain Challenge - SUP Surf Sprint Start - Option #2
9:30 Ultimate River Challenge - SUP Sprint - Start
10:00 Bouldering World Cup - Semi-Finals M+W
10:00 Disc Golf - Pool A: Accuracy Round
10:00 Disc Golf - Pool B: Putting Round
10:00 GoPro Training Sessions - Get To Know Your GoPro
10:00 The Yoga Girl Experience - The Yoga Girl Experience
10:00 X-Country Mountain Bike - Kids Race (12 and under)
10:15 X-Country Mountain Bike - Awards Ceremony - Kids Race
10:30 River Town - SUP Yoga
10:30 River Town - Beginner SUP and Kayak
11:00 DockDogs Outdoor Big Air - Wave 8
11:00 Down River R2 Raft Sprint - Start
11:00 Ultimate River Challenge - R2 Sprint - Start
11:45 Ultimate Mountain Challenge - XC Start Pro Men/Women
11:45 X-Country Mountain Bike - PRO, Expert, Single Speed, UMC PRO
PM
12:00 GoPro Training Sessions - LiveIt + GoPro Studio Demo
12:00 GoPro Training Sessions - GoPro Mounts + Perspectives
12:00 Slackline Invitational - Semi Finals Round 1
12:30 S2 SUP Cross - Qualifier
1:00 Disc Golf - Pools A & B: Speed Round
1:00 DockDogs Outdoor Big Air - Wave 9
1:00 River Town - SUP and Kayak Clinics
1:30 Mountain Mud Run - Kids Start
1:30 S2 SUP Cross - Semi-Final & Finals
2:00 Costa 2 Fly X-Stream - Qualifier/Round 2
2:00 River Town - SUP Yoga
2:30 Mountain Mud Run - All Mountain Madness Division Start
2:30 Vail Pass Half Marathon - Awards Ceremony
3:00 Coors Light River Town Happy Hour - Party Time
3:30 DockDogs Extreme Vertical - Start
3:30 Slackline Invitational - Semi Finals Round 2
3:30 X-Country Mountain Bike - Awards Ceremony - Pro, Exp, SS
3:45 Ultimate Mountain Challenge - XC Start Amateur Men/Women & Teams
3:45 X-Country Mountain Bike - All Jrs Categories, Beginners, Sport, All Masters Categories, All Vet Categories, UMC Amateur & UMC Teams
4:00 Kayak Freestyle - Finals
4:00 Ultimate Drop-In Game - Game Time
4:30 Bouldering World Cup - Finals
5:00 Down River Kayak Sprint - Awards Ceremony
5:00 Kayak Freestyle - Awards Ceremony
6:00 Slackline Invitational - Highline Demonstration at I-Bridge
6:30 Bouldering World Cup - Awards Ceremony
6:30 X-Country Mountain Bike - Awards Ceremony - Citizen Categories
7:30 Bonfire Dub - Showtime
8:30 Stephen "Ragga" Marley - Showtime
9:00 Altitude Bar and Grill - Party Time!
AM EVENT
8:00 10K Spring Runoff - Start
8:00 Costa 2 Fly X-Stream - Finals
8:00 DockDogs Outdoor Big Air - Onsite Registration & Practice
8:00 Outside Adventure Film School - Film School
8:00 Ultimate Mountain Challenge - 10K Start
8:00 Youth Bouldering - Start
8:30 Free Yoga - Yoga Time
9:00 Adventure Village - Opens
9:00 DockDogs Outdoor Big Air - Wave 10
9:00 Gear Town - Opens
9:00 River Town - Opens
9:00 Road Bike Time Trial - Start
9:00 Slackline Invitational - Highline Demonstration at I-Bridge
9:30 Ultimate Mountain Challenge - TT Start
10:00 Disc Golf - Finals
10:00 GoPro Training Sessions - Get To Know Your GoPro
10:15 8 Ball Kayak Sprint - Qualifier
10:30 River Town - SUP Yoga
10:30 River Town - Beginner SUP and Kayak
11:00 Citizen Bouldering - Wave 1 & Paraclimbing
11:00 DockDogs Outdoor Big Air - Wave 11
11:00 Paraclimbing Bouldering - Start
11:30 Youth Bouldering - Awards Ceremony
PM
12:00 10K Spring Runoff - Awards Ceremony at Checkpoint Charlie
12:00 GoPro Training Sessions - GoPro Mounts + Perspectives
12:30 Slackline Invitational - Finals
1:00 River Town - SUP and Kayak Clinics
1:30 DockDogs Speed Retrieve - All in One Finals
2:00 Citizen Bouldering - Wave 2
2:00 GoPro Training Sessions - LiveIt + GoPro Studio Demo
2:00 River Town - SUP Yoga
2:30 Citizen Bouldering - Wave 1 Awards Ceremony
3:00 Ultimate Mountain Challenge - Awards Ceremony
3:30 Road Bike Time Trial - Awards Ceremony at Checkpoint Charlie
4:00 8 Ball Kayak Sprint - Finals
4:00 DockDogs Outdoor Big Air - Big Air Finals: Pro, Semi-Pro Contender & Amateur
4:45 8 Ball Kayak Sprint - Awards Ceremony
5:00 Costa 2 Fly X-Stream - Awards Ceremony - IBridge
5:30 Citizen Bouldering - Wave 2 Awards Ceremony
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