VAIL, COLORADO

AUGUST 7-11, 2019

The Vail Kids Adventure Games, August 7-11, 2019 will once again start from Mountain Plaza. Teams will race on Vail Mountain, in Gore Creek and through Vail Village as they compete for top times.

Designed exclusively for kids ages 6-14, the Kids Adventure Games is a multi-discipline obstacle adventure race, where kids, in teams of 2, compete together on bike, in water and on foot through a unique 2.5-4 mile adventure course featuring up to 15 man made and natural obstacles.

KEEN FAMILY MUD RUN

 
 
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DETAILS & PRICING


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ALL ENTRIES INCLUDE:

  • Entry for 1 team (2 participants)

  • Finisher medal for each participant (2 medals)

  • Official athlete t-shirt for each participant (2 shirts)

  • Swag bag for each participant with goodies from our sponsors (2 swag bags)

  • Chance to win prizes as top 3 finisher in each age group (6-7, 8-9, 10-11, 12-14) and category (boys, girls, coed)

  • Chance to win specialty award for SPORTSMANSHIP, TEAM SPIRIT or ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDS

  • Slice(s) of pizza (or other food item) at post race pizza party

 

FRIDAY AUGUST 9

EXPERT COURSE

Open to 180 teams


EARLY BIRD
-SOLD OUT-
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REGULAR
$190
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LAST MINUTE
$200


  • Approximately 4 miles with 15 obstacles

  • Ages 12-14

  • Ages 10-11 with previous Kids Adventure Games experience

  • 3 Wave times

    • 9:00 AM (Competitive)

    • 10:30 AM

    • 12:00 PM

  • Racers are released 2 teams at a time in 2 minute intervals to reduce course back ups

  • Mandatory bike drop at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 8  at The Mountain Plaza by the start/ finish for transport to on mountain bike drop

  • Races will ride up Gondola 1 - lift ticket can be used same day for additional lift access

SATURDAY AUGUST 10

INTERMEDIATE COURSE

Open to 180 teams


EARLY BIRD
$170
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REGULAR
$180
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LAST MINUTE
$200


  • Approximately 3 miles with 12 obstacles

  • Ages 10-11 with no Kids Adventure Games experience

  • Ages 8-9 with previous Kids Adventure Games experience

  • 3 Wave times

    • 9:00 AM (Competitive)

    • 10:30 AM

    • 12:00 PM

  • Racers are released 2 teams at a time in 2 minute intervals to reduce course back ups

SUNDAY AUGUST 11

BEGINNER COURSE

Open to 180 teams


EARLY BIRD
$160
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REGULAR
$170
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LAST MINUTE
$200


  • Approximately 2.5 miles with 12 obstacles

  • Ages 8-9 with no Kids Adventure Games experience

  • Ages 6-7

  • OPEN - ages of the teammates span multiple years (i.e. 7 & 12-year-old). No prizes will be awarded in this category

  • 3 Wave times

    • 9:00 AM (Competitive)

    • 10:30 AM

    • 12:00 PM

  • Racers are released 2 teams at a time in 2 minute intervals to reduce course back ups

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WEDNESDAY AUGUST 7 & THURSDAY AUGUST 8

SKILLS CLINIC

$70/per Child

Clinics are open to all participants, and are designed to help kids learn the needed skills for the race and reduces intimidation for kids and parents alike. Each clinic is taught by local experts in a friendly positive environment.

  • Skills taught include:

    • Adventure Racing 101

    • Climbing and Rope Skills

    • Mountain Biking Skills

    • Team Building

  • Open to all ages

  • Available sessions

    • Wednesday 1PM-5PM

    • Thursday 1PM-5PM

VOLUNTEER

There are a variety of positions available to volunteer for during this event. Including, obstacle help, course marshals, transition areas, and start/finish help. Parents who volunteer may be eligible to receive a partial discounted refund on their child’s registration when volunteering. Contact us to learn more.

Have a group? Groups of 10 or more may be eligible to receive a donation in their organizations’ name from the Kids Adventure Games.


GEAR LIST

Each team member must have the following gear. All items to be provided by participants and carried the entire race, with the exception of a climbing harness and life jacket, which will be provided by race organizers. Please mark your gear with your name and phone number.

  1. (Mountain) Bike with knobby tires in good working order. Please check tire pressure, brakes and make sure saddles are at the correct height.

  2. Bike Helmet

  3. Bike Gloves

  4. Shorts

  5. Rain Jacket

  6. Socks, Sturdy Athletic Shoes

  7. Water (Minimum of 10 oz.)

  8. Small Back Pack or Hydration Pack

  9. Small Snack

  10. First Aid Kit: small Ziploc bag with some wet wipes, band aids, white tape, Neosporin

  11. Climbing Harness (Optional)

RACE DAY INFO

Please read all email communication that is sent out, which will contain start lists, important updates and last minute reminders.

  • All participants will need to sign a waiver on site or prior to arriving

  • Plan on arriving 1 hour prior to your wave (9:00am, 10:30AM, 12:00PM) start time. Mandatory athlete meeting occurs 30 minutes before your wave start

  • Race bibs, provided at check in, should be pinned to the front of athlete’s shirt

  • Spectators are welcome to watch anywhere on the course, please note some course sections may require traversing some treacherous terrain

  • We ask that parents allow their children to work together to problem solve all obstacles without assistance. Feel free to cheer and encourage, but refrain from physically helping

LOCATION

MOUNTAIN PLAZA
151 Vail Lane,
Vail, CO 81657

 

Cancelation Policy

A participant can withdraw from the Event up to and until 11:59pm 60 days prior to the running of the Event they are registered in. A $25 cancellation fee will apply (i.e. I will be returned the entry fee paid by me less $25). Should I wish to withdraw from an event from 12:00am within 60 Days prior to the registered Event onwards for any reason (including, but not limited to, medical reasons), there is no refund of any portion of my entry fee. Participants must formally request a refund by completing the cancellation form found on the website. 

WeATHER POLICY

The race will take place rain or shine. In the event there is dangerous inclement weather or lightning in the area, the Race Director will make the appropriate call to delay or cancel the race. No refunds will be given if the race is cancelled due to weather.

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WHILE YOU’RE IN VAIL


Vail offers an exceptional vacation experience with world-class events, activities and festivals, shops and spas, abundant culinary options and luxurious accommodations that line the pedestrian-friendly streets of Vail Village and Lionshead. Vail mountain resort is like nothing on earth. Visit www.vail.com for info. 

 
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SATURDAY AUGUST 10, 2019

KEEN FAMILY MUD RUN

Get muddy and have a blast racing around Vail Village in the Kids Adventure Games' KEEN Family Mud Run! Families of all ability levels and ages are invited to test their competitive spirit during a jam-packed race weekend with the Family Mud Run.

Date: Saturday, August 10, 2019 
Time: 4:30 p.m. 
Location: Vail Village

PRICING COMING SOON!


 

LODGING

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