All interested athletes can pre-register on the event
website register.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.
Men and Women:
- 19 & under
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.