Kid’s race series returns to Heavenly Ski Resort |

Kid’s race series returns to Heavenly Ski Resort

Tahoe Daily Tribune

Provided to the Tahoe Daily TribuneParticipants in the 2002 Heavenly Ski Foundation Kinder Kup Race Series admire their medals. The 2003 race series for children 6 years and younger is scheduled Feb. 15 on the World Cup run.

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.