Kid’s race series returns to Heavenly Ski Resort
February 13, 2003
The Heavenly Ski Foundation will host its third annual Kinder Kup Race Series Feb. 15 for children ages 6 and under. The race will take place on World Cup run at the California base of Heavenly Ski Resort with Tahoe Tessie making a guest appearance.
Racing will begin with one to two practice runs down the course at 9:30 a.m. The actual race time is 10 a.m. Kids get two timed runs, which are then combined for placing. Every participant gets a medal regardless of performance. No team affiliation or prior racing experience is necessary. Kids can even be on leashes.
Sports LTD, Tahoe Boot & Ski, Red Hut Cafe and the Heavenly Ski Foundation parents will host a barbecue and raffle during and immediately following the race. The cost is $15 which includes skier or snowboard medals. Registration forms may be obtained from the Heavenly Ski Foundation or by calling (530) 541-7354. Lift tickets or ski passes are required. The final Kinder Kup race of the season is scheduled March 8.