TRUCKEE, Calif. – Jan. 31, 2012 – Northstar California Resort today announced it will host the Tough Mudder event series in North Lake Tahoe on Saturday, September 22 and Sunday, September 23, 2012. Tough Mudder events are 10-12 mile obstacle courses designed by British Special Forces to test all around strength, stamina, mental grit, and camaraderie. With the most innovative courses, half a million inspiring participants, and more than $2.5 million dollars raised for the Wounded Warrior Project, Tough Mudder is the premier adventure challenge series in the world.
“We’re excited to host Tough Mudder at Northstar this fall as it is known as one of the most challenging endurance events – with a variety of obstacles that will test people’s strength, stamina and will – in the world,” said Bill Rock, chief operating officer at Northstar. “And, knowing participants help raise money for such a worthy cause as the Wounded Warrior Project, makes it even better.”
Registration is now open for the Tough Mudder event at Northstar, with “early bird” rates available through January 31 for $95. The entry fee includes an event T-shirt, one beer and live music during the post-event party.
Registered participants will be eligible to receive a special lodging rate off all rooms (except mountain homes) booked with Northstar Lodging. This offer is valid Thursday, September 20 through Monday, September 24, 2012. Lodging reservations can be made by calling Northstar Lodging at 1.800.GO.NORTH (466.6784).
For more information about the Tough Mudder event at Northstar or to register, please visit www.toughmudder.com.
About Northstar California Resort
One of the finest year-round mountain resorts in North America, Northstar is host to a base area village featuring unique shops and restaurants, a conference center, 9,000 square foot outdoor skating rink, movie theaters, on-site lodging, special events and more. A winter sport enthusiast’s paradise, Northstar offers 97 ski trails spread across 3,170 acres, award-winning terrain parks and snow sports including alpine and Telemark skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and tubing. Summer activities include mountain biking, golfing, scenic lift rides for sightseeing and hiking, horseback riding, fly-fishing and more.
Northstar is located on Highway 267, just six miles north of Lake Tahoe and six miles south of downtown Truckee. For more information, call 1.800.GO.NORTH (1.800.466.6784) or visit www.NorthstarCalifornia.com.
About Tough Mudder
Tough Mudder Events, LLC was founded in 2010 by Will Dean and Guy Livingstone. Considered as “Probably the Toughest Event on the Planet,” each Tough Mudder endurance challenge is designed by British Special Forces and consists of a unique 10-12 mile trail run over rugged terrain, featuring steep inclines, water hazards and 18-25 military-style obstacles testing one’s toughness, fitness, strength, stamina, mental grit and teamwork. The 201e Tough Mudder series includes 35 events taking place across the U.S., U.K., Australia and Canada. For the schedule of event dates and locations, visit www.ToughMudder.com.
About Vail Resorts
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading mountain resort operator in the United States. The Company's subsidiaries operate the mountain resort properties of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone mountain resorts in Colorado, and the Heavenly Ski Resort and Northstar California in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada, and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort property and hotel company, manages casually elegant properties. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning, development and construction subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is www.vailresorts.com and consumer website is www.snow.com.