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Heavenly dummy race is today

Staff Reports

Heavenly Ski Resort will stage its annual Dummy Gelande race today at the base of the World Cup run on the California side starting at 2 p.m.

The race pits homemade contraptions racing down the hill on skis or snowboards. Race participants must be able to pull the dummy at least 50 feet unaided.

Judging begins at 2 p.m. with prizes awarded for appearance, creativity, workmanship, originality and crowd enjoyment. The race starts at 5 p.m. with prizes going to dummies which fly highest and farthest. Details, (775) 586-7000.