Teva Vail Daily Vail HillClimb Celebrates its 27th Running
On Sunday, July 3, the 27th annual Teva Vail Daily Vail Hill Climb will be run on an uphill trail course starting in the
The HillClimb is part of
Most noted for its winter sports and Alpine-village atmosphere, the
Awards will be presented to overall and age group winners and new this year will be raffle prize drawings at the race awards ceremony featuring products from area merchants and national companies including Aqx Sports, Lenticular Pictures, Gerber headlamps, and Hydrapak hydration back-packs.
Series title sponsor Teva footwear introduces their lightweight X1 trail racer available at Boulder Running Company and Christy Sports, both retailers serving as registration points for the series. Series sponsors include First Bank, Extreme Health Care, Vail Daily, Vail?s Mountain Haus, Tiga Advertising, Howard Head Sports Medicine Centers, and Gatorade.
Last year?s top finishers are listed below. Second place finisher and 2004 Teva U.S. Mountain Running Team member Matt Levassiur will return as will last year?s fifth place finisher Simon Gutierrez, a four time member of the Teva U.S.
Top Finishers - 2004 HillClimb
1 TIM Parr, 22,
2 MATT Levassiur, 22,
3 PAUL Low, 30,
1 LAURA HAEFELI, 36, Del Norte, CO, 57:32
2 LISA ISOM, 32 Vail, CO, 59:49
3 KELLY RYAN, 35,