- The race is open to both recreational and licensed road cyclists, with winners crowned in age group racing categories.
- The original course was designed and time trials set in the 80's. The record time was broken in 2008.
- Takes place every June in Vail, CO.
Overview: The GoPro Mountain Games are the nation’s largest celebration of mountain sport, lifestyle and music featuring top professional and amateur athletes from around the world. The environmentally-friendly adventure sporting event hosts approximately 3,000 outdoor athletes, along with an estimated 40,000 spectators.
Athletes converge on Vail’s mountains and rivers to compete in eight sports and 24 disciplines for over $100,000 in prize money. Events include kayaking, rafting, mountain biking, road cycling, World Cup Bouldering, amateur climbing, fly-fishing, stand up paddling, trail running and a half marathon.
When: This event returns every year in June and draws incredible athletes, sponsors and spectators. This year they will take place June 8th-11th, 2017.
Where: The GoPro Mountain Games take place every year int he mountainside village of Vail, Colorado. The mountains, rivers, roads and hills provide the perfect setting for the games.
Fees: Varies by entry. See official site for details.
Details:: Additional events at the GoPro Mountain Games include: a film series, Outdoor Reels; a photography competition, Mountain Click; an interactive expo area, Gear Town; DockDog canine competitions; free concerts at Mountains of Music and the GoPro Mountain Ball. The GoPro Mountain Games are a project of the Vail Valley Foundation.
Find more information on the GoPro Mountain Games website.