Regional Race Report: La Sportiva Vail (CO) Trophy Challenge Race

09/02/2008 - 11:25

September 22, 2008 (Vail, CO) The final event in the La Sportiva Mountain Cup Series, the La Sportiva Vail Trophy Challenge Race, was held on August 31 in the midst of a beautiful and sunny Labor Day weekend in the Rockies. Series overall leaders Shiloh Mielke and his older sister Meadow Tarves made the trip to Colorado from North Carolina in the hopes of keeping their lead and winning $5,000 each in prize money. Before the race Tarves said, “We both just bought houses and the money will really help!” Close in the standings were Bernie Boettcher, just two points back from Mielke and Laura Haefeli, nine points back from Tarves.

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