Beaver Creek’s Snowshoe Running Series Kicks Off Sunday, Jan. 4, Infusing Worthy Challenge and Reward

03 January 2015
Beaver Creek, Colo., Jan. 3, 2015 - Snowshoe diehards, enthusiasts and first-timers will flock to Beaver Creek Resort on Sunday, Jan. 4 to test their determination in the Beaver Creek Running Series: Snowshoe Edition presented by Aquafina.
The event features three races; the Atlas Snowshoe 10k is for competitors seeking challenge and glory; the East West Resorts 5k will put newcomers and novices to the test; the Nature Valley 1k allows kids to experience the first-time thrill of racing on snow. Starting at 8,100 ft, racers drink a tall glass of crisp mountain air and absorb an intoxicating Rocky Mountain view into their psyches before shuffling, jogging and/or dashing to the finish line.
The races kick off at 11 a.m. at Creekside Park in Beaver Creek. The races feature a slope-side sponsor expo and a post event party which gives participants a chance to win a variety of giveaways and enjoy a post-race meal provided by Dusty Boot steakhouse and saloon. Limited free demo and rental snowshoes provided by Atlas Snowshoes are available at the races as long as supplies last. Participants should head to Beaver Creek Nordic Sports Center at the base of Strawberry Park Express Lift for additional demo and snowshoe rentals.
To register online, visit To register in person the day of the race, a tent will be set up across from the Covered Bridge by the shuttle stop in Beaver Creek Village from 8:30 to 10:40 a.m. Next races take place on Mar. 1 and 29. These snowshoe races are made possible by Beaver Creek Resort, the Beaver Creek Resort Company, Aquafina, Nature Valley, Atlas Snowshoes , East West Resorts, Pakems, Snowshoe Magazine, Dusty Boot and the Metropolitan.
To learn more about the Beaver Creek Snowshoe Running Series visit and for winter and spring lodging deals at Beaver Creek visit

About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading mountain resort operator in the United States. The Company's subsidiaries operate the mountain resorts of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Park City and Canyons in Utah; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan; and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort hotel company, manages casually elegant properties. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning, development and construction subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is and consumer website is


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