Historic Owl Creek Chase back Sunday | AspenTimes.com

Historic Owl Creek Chase back Sunday

The Owl Creek Chase is back.

The historic Snowmass-to-Aspen cross country race is back for the 2016 edition on Sunday.

This year, the main race will be a 21-kilometer classic race with prize money.

A 21K skate race also will be held Sunday, with no prize money.

The classic race will start at the Snowmass Nordic Center at 9 a.m. Sunday. It will follow Owl Creek down to Aspen with a finish at the Aspen Cross Country Center (Aspen Golf Course).

The skate race will start at 9:30 a.m. at the Snowmass Nordic Center.

Bib pickup will start at 7 a.m. Sunday at the Snowmass Nordic Center.

Parking is available on site at the finish. Participants should park at the Aspen Cross Country Center and take a shuttle to the start. The Owl Creek Chase was first staged in 1985.

Registration information is available at owlcreekchase.com.

The Owl Creek Chase is sponsored by Aspen Parks and Recreation and AVSC (the Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club).

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