The 5th annual KEEN Vail Kids Adventure Games will offer kids, ages 6 through 14, the opportunity to experience the thrill of adventure racing through Vail and the surrounding wilderness. During the race, teams of two will work together using a map to navigate a variety of sports and and problem-solving challenges, including mountain biking, hiking, tubing, archery, a low ropes course, a zip line, a climbing wall, a Tarzan swing, a giant slip-n-slide and more. The KEEN Vail Kids Adventure Games races will begin with instructions and a safety briefing by Race Director and Adventure Racer, Billy Mattison. Competitors will be divided into waves based on experience and age and start at set intervals.
Beginners (ages 6-7 and ages 8-9 who have not raced before) will race Friday, Aug. 8
Intermediates (ages 8-9 who have raced before and ages 10-11 who have note raced before) will race Saturday, Aug. 9
Experts (ages 10-11 who have raced before and ages 12-14) will race Sunday, Aug. 10.