KEEN Kids Adventure Race

KEEN Kids Adventure Race

Date(s)

Thu, 2013-08-08 09:00 - Sun, 2013-08-11 09:00

The 4th annual KEEN Vail Kids Adventure Race will offer kids, ages six through 14, the opportunity to experience the thrill of adventure racing through Vail and the surrounding wilderness. During the race, teams of two will work together to navigate a variety of sports and and problem-solving challenges, including mountain biking, hiking, tubing, archery, a low ropes course, a zip line, a climbing wall, a Tarzan swing, a giant slip-n-slide and more. The KEEN Vail Kids Adventure Race will begin with instructions and a safety briefing by Race Director and Adventure Racer, Billy Mattison. Competitors will be divided into waves based on age and start at set intervals. Younger children will race Saturday, Aug. 10 and older participants will race on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013.  Optional Skills clinins, coached by local preofessionals, are available on Thursday August 8 and Friday August 9.  Click here for more infomation and registration details.

Schedule:
Thursday, Aug. 8
Optional Skills Clinics, KidSPORT in Vail Village
Athlete Check-In, KidSPORT in Vail Village
Family Adventure Expo, Solaris Plaza, Vail Village

Friday, Aug. 9
Optional Skills Clinics, KidSPORT in Vail Village
Athlete Check-In, KidSPORT in Vail Village
Family Adventure Expo, Solaris Plaza, Vail Village

Saturday, Aug. 10
4th Annual KEEN Vail Kids Adventure Race - Ages 6-10. Starts in Vail Village at Mountain Plaza adjacent to the new gondola
After party and awards

Sunday, Aug. 11
4th Annual KEEN Vail Kids Adventure Race - Ages 11-14. Starts in Vail Village at Mountain Plaza adjacent to the new gondola
After party and awards

Start/Finish Location: Mountain Plaza adjacent to Gondola One. Vail Village