What do 3,000 ski resort workers and one million athletes have in common? They all have selected Athletic Republic to make their next season their best season.

December 10, 2015 - Park City, Utah – Vail Resorts has selected Athletic Republic’s AR-FIT to become part of their Park City Employee Wellness Program and is subsidizing employees’ participation in the fitness program. “Vail Resorts has had a long-time commitment to its employees’ well-being. Many of the positions Vail team members perform are physical in nature, and we know that being in better shape improves their ability to perform and enjoy their jobs,” stated Kathi Ehlers, Safety & Occupational Health Manager, who manages Vail’s “Park City Be Well” program.

Headquartered in Park City, Athletic Republic is the nation’s largest sports performance training company with 120 locations, including one in Kimball Junction. AR-FIT is an hour-long high-intensity fitness program designed for the active adult looking to move better, get stronger, lose weight and stay healthier. Athletic Republic CEO, Charlie Graves added, “The whole body workout draws on the latest research and the benefits of High Intensity Interval Training. It’s perfect for Vail’s on-mountain, customer service, hospitality and management teams, both assisting with the execution of their duties and enhancing their enjoyment when they’re skiing or riding at Vail resorts on their off time. We are excited to be working with such a highly regarded company.”

Athletic Republic is the nation’s leading franchisor of performance sports training centers. Its 120 locations have helped more than one million athletes over the past 25 years enhance their speed, power, agility and stamina to gain more than just a step on their competition. For more information regarding Athletic Republic or its Acceleration Training, Endurance Sports Training, Indoor Cycling, or AR-FIT programs, call 435.646.9000 or visit www.AthleticRepublic.com

Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading global mountain resort operator. The Company's subsidiaries operate nine world-class mountain resorts and two urban ski areas, including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Perisher in Australia; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan. The company owns and/or manages a collection of casually elegant hotels under the RockResorts brand, as well as the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyo. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning and development 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.

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CONTACT: Nick Gradinger – Athletic Republic (435)647.9000