Rocky Dog Trail Run
Photo: ANDREW TAYLOR

Rocky Dog Trail Run

DASH WITH YOUR DOG

Team up with your 4-legged best friend for this 5K run/walk on and around Vail Mountain.

THURSDAY, JUNE 1O
5:30 PM

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Event Overview

THURSDAY, JUNE 10

5:30 PM

With a start in Golden Peak and a finish at Mountain Plaza, this event will attract dogs and people of all shapes, sizes, and athletic abilities. Participants are limited to one pooch each and all dogs must stay on a leash for the entire trail run.

IMPORTANT: Registration for this event closes Wednesday, June 9 at 6:00 PM.

Times

Times

THURSDAY, JUNE 10

5:30 PM

IMPORTANT: Registration for this event closes Wednesday, June 9 at 6:00 PM.

Rules

CATEGORIES:

Competitive – Men & Women
Recreational – Men & Women
Fun Run – Men & Women

FORMAT & RULES:
  • Racers will be sent out in waves. Wave 1 is designated for Competitive racers who are going for gold. Wave 2 is designated for Recreational racers who run the occasional 5K and Wave 3 is designated for Fun Run competitors who are looking to jog, walk, and just finish the doggone thing. Each Wave is limited to 50 runners.
    • Wave 1 // Competitive – 5:30 PM start
    • Wave 2 // Recreational – 5:40 PM start
    • Wave 3 // Fun Run – 5:50 PM start
  • A corral will be set up East of the start/finish line for racers to stage in before the race.
  • All dogs must be on a leash at all times throughout the race.
  • Participants are limited to one pooch per human.
  • Athletes will race on the marked 5K course. Along the course, athletes will have to run on all types of terrain ranging from forest service access dirt roads to single track.
  • Please see course map for aid station locations, where water and sports drink will be provided for humans, and water will be available for dogs.
  • Owners must scoop their dog’s poop! Bags will be provided on-site, so please start the race prepared.
  • No tripping, shoving or horseplay will be tolerated and any athlete participating in foul play will be pulled from the course and disqualified.
  • Competitors who start significantly after the posted start time will be clocked from the first wave start time. No exceptions will be made.
LOCATION:

*NEW FOR 2021* The race start is located at Golden Peak and the race finish is at Mountain Plaza in Vail Village.

COVID-19 PROTOCOLS:
  • RACE DAY PROTOCOL
    • Race entries will be limited to 50 athletes for each starting wave.
    • Waves will start every 10 minutes.
    • Staff, signs and ground markings will ensure proper physical distancing as athletes stage in their respective waves prior to the start of the race.
    • Athletes must wear a face mask in the start and finish areas.
    • Athletes may remove their mask at the start line just prior to the race start.
    • At the end of the race, athletes are asked to wear their mask.
    • Racers will adhere to all social distancing protocols at the start and finish lines.
    • Aid Station(s) on course will be staffed. Water coolers will be available with a staff member disinfecting after each use.
    • Individually wrapped food items (energy bars/gels) may be available at the Aid Station(s) and start/ finish line.
    • Spectating is discouraged.
    • For a full list of COVID-19 policies and protocols at the 2021 GoPro Mountain Games, click here.
    • All protocols subject to change based on updated state, county and local guidelines.

Price & Prizes

PRICE

EARLY BIRD // April 9 – May 31, 2021
$45

EVENT PRICING // June 1 – June 9, 2021
$55


PRIZES

1st place overall men and women finishers will win an epic piece of YETI gear!

1st, 2nd and 3rd place overall men and women finishers will receive a Mountain Games podium exclusive YETI Rambler!

Price & Prizes

Event Map

RACE START:

*NEW FOR 2021* Golden Peak

Finish:

Mountain Plaza in Vail Village