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    P.O. Box 1070
    3289 Cooley Mesa Road
    Gypsum, Colorado 81637

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Celebrate 25 Years of Sonnenalp Casual Classic Bike Ride

Contact: Ellie Caryl, Trails Program Manager,, 328-3523

The 25th Annual Sonnenalp of Vail Foundation Casual Bicycle Classic will happen on Saturday, Aug. 21, rain or shine. The annual event is a fundraiser for the ECO Trails regional trail system and the Sonnenalp of Vail Foundation.

The fun includes a 38-mile bike ride along the recreational trail from Breckenridge to Vail, bus transportation to the ride start, entry gift, refreshments on the course, chances to win prizes, and a southwestern style barbeque at the Sonnenalp’s Bully Ranch following the ride.  

The bus shuttle to Breckenridge will leave at 8 a.m. from the Sonnenalp Resort at 21 Vail Road. Check-in at the Sonnenalp begins at 7 a.m. and riders can also check in at 8:45 a.m. at the Breckenridge Watson Street parking lot. There will be a shuttle available to the Vail Pass summit for riders interested in the downhill only and also a shuttle back to Breckenridge after the barbeque.  Riders interested in cycling both directions (76 miles) will meet at the Sonnenalp Resort at 7:30 a.m. 

Registration is $75 for adults and $35 for children 15 and under. Registration forms are available online at  Pre-registration is required by August 18. Same day registration is not available.

For more information contact Ellie Caryl, 328-3523, or Michele Davis at 479-5700,