Pepi’s Face-Off
Photo: LOGAN ROBERTSON

Pepi’s Face-Off

A Déjà Vu dash

Expect some steep competition during 30 minutes of uphill/downhill running on the legendary tourist trap, Pepi’s Face, on Vail Mountain.

SUNDAY, JUNE 12
12:00 PM

IMPORTANT: Registration for this event closes Saturday, June 11 at 6:00 PM.


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Register Info

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Times

Times

SUNDAY, JUNE 12

12:00 PM

Rules

Categories:

Open – Men / Women

FORMAT & RULES:
  • Racers will be sent out in a mass start [subject to change based on total athletes]. Start positions will not be pre-determined and it is up to the athlete to get into desired start location.
  • Objective is to run as many laps as possible in thirty (30) minutes. Clock will start when runners cross starting line. First lap will start when runners cross the lap line (to be clearly marked day of race). Athletes’ laps will be counted by timers each time athlete crosses lap line. At thirty (30) minutes, horn will sound, and runners must finish current lap (no back-tracking) and sprint back to the start/finish line.
  • Results will place competitors by number of laps completed and then time back (see past years’ results for additional detail).
  • Athletes are permitted to wear protective gloves and/or padding and use trekking poles if they so wish. All other accessory equipment must be approved by race directors no less than twenty-four (24) hours before start time.
  • No tripping, shoving or horseplay will be tolerated and any athlete participating in foul play will be pulled from the course and disqualified.
  • Dogs are not permitted to run in Pepi’s Face-Off presented by JUNK brands. Please enter our Rocky Dog Trail Run on Thursday, June 9 if you’d like to run with your pup!
Course:
  • The course will start and finish in Nature Valley Mountain Plaza, run West to the base of Pepi’s Face trail, straight up the face, East across Windisch Way, and down Strawberry Lane trail. The lap lane will be at the bottom of Strawberry Lane trail.  
  • In order to alleviate foot traffic impact on Pepi’s Face, runners will use three (3) separate lanes up the hill. Uphill traffic on Pepi’s Face will be shifted from one lane to the next exactly 10 minutes from starting time and then again exactly 20 minutes from starting time. 

Results

Price & Prizes

PRICE

REGISTRATION PRICING // February 25 – April 15, 2022
$40

EARLY BIRD PRICING
// April 16 – May 31, 2022
$45

EVENT PRICING // June 1 – June 11, 2022
$55


PAYOUT

TOTAL PURSE: $7,000

MEN – Open
1st Place – $2,000
2nd Place – $1,000
3rd Place – $500

WOMEN – Open
1st Place – $2,000
2nd Place – $1,000
3rd Place – $500


PRIZES

Prizes to be determined.

Price & Prizes

Event Map

race start & fINISH:

Mountain Plaza in Vail Village

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