Utah Winter Games Set to Launch Friends & Family Race Series
December 27, 2007
(Park City, UT) – Gather a group of friends or family members and get set to race at some of Utah’s premier resorts as part of the Utah Winter Games Friends & Family Race Series. Kicking off its 22nd season, the Utah Winter Games Friends & Family Race Series is a fun tradition open to skiers of all ages, abilities and disciplines including skiing, telemark and snowboarding. The likes of Tommy Moe and Picabo Street have raced in Utah Winter Games races, now it’s your turn! Twenty different race classes are offered based on age and gender. Each competitor will receive a goody bag and prizes from Utah Winter Games sponsors.
To participate, simply sign up the day of the race at the resort. Cost to race is $10, plus resort lift ticket (discounts are available for race participants). To qualify for the race series finals, participants must race in at least two qualifiers, or win one gold medal in a qualifier. For more information, please visit utahwintergames.org or call 1-866-OLYPARKS.
Utah Winter Games Friends & Family Race Series Schedule
January 5 – Brighton Ski Resort
January 12 – Alta (no snowboarding races at this location)
January 19 – Snowbasin
January 26 – Brian Head
February 2 – Park City Mountain Resort – Friends & Family Series Finals
About the Utah Winter Games
The Utah Winter Games is the oldest and largest amateur winter sports event in the country. This year, the Utah Winter Games has partnered with the Utah Athletic Foundation to produce the 22nd season of the Games. The goal of the Utah Winter Games is to encourage and support athleticism in the hopes that participants will incorporate winter sports into a healthy and positive lifestyle. The Utah Winter Games offers clinics and competitions in a variety of winter sports throughout Northern Utah. With the generous help of our sponsors venues, and instructors, the Utah Winter Games is able to provide fun and affordable winter sport experiences for Utahns of all ages. Online registration for Utah Winter Games clinics and competitions is now available at www.utahwintergames.org. For more information, please call 1-866-OLYPARKS.
About the Utah Athletic Foundation
The Utah Athletic Foundation seeks to promote a legacy of Olympic winter sports development in the state of Utah by providing opportunities for athletes, community members, and visitors to participate, educate, entertain and excel in winter sports. The Utah Athletic Foundation continually strives to integrate its legacy venues – the Utah Olympic Oval and Utah Olympic Park - into their respective communities to provide increased opportunities for use by athletes of all ages and abilities. For more information, please visit www.olyparks.com or call 1-866-OLYPARKS