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The Great Race 2.0 at Vail this weekend

Spring Back to Vail features free live concerts and the World Pond Skimming Championships, and The Great Race 2.0 this weekend.
Spring Back to Vail features free live concerts and the World Pond Skimming Championships, and The Great Race 2.0 this weekend.
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As part of Spring Back to Vail, The Great Race 2.0, presented by Red Bull will be held at Golden Peak on Sunday, April 13. In addition to free live concerts and the World Pond Skimming Championships that take place during Spring Back to Vail, The Great Race 2.0 includes a bonus afternoon of free live music from the all-female tribute act, Lez Zeppelin.

The Great Race 2.0 features an on-snow adventure obstacle course for teams of two, including a snowblade cross course, three-legged race, tire run and more. The final portion of the race will include a Plinko course, providing competitors the opportunity to earn bonus time deductions.

The winners of the race will be determined by overall time and bonus points from the Plinko course. Costumes are also strongly encouraged and will factor into each team’s bonus score.

The Great Race 2.0 takes place from 1 to 3 p.m. in Golden Peak. Competitors and spectators can enjoy live DJ music in Golden Peak from noon to 3 p.m., followed by a live concert with Lez Zeppelin from 3-5 p.m. The event is open to up to 35 teams of two and participants can bring their own snowblades; a limited number of snowblades may be available to borrow.

Registration is $20 per team and is available on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Mountain Plaza, and on Sunday from 10 a.m. to noon in Mountain Plaza and noon to 1 p.m. in Golden Peak.

For more information on the The Great Race 2.0 presented by Red Bull, including rules and registration, as well as the full Spring Back to Vail schedule visit www.vail.com/springback.