Join us this year for a short but fun race season. Our year kicks off with our 3rd annual Big Mountain Trail Run on May 17th and concludes with our new, fun urban adventure race: the inaugural Urban Springs Adventure on June 14th. More info on the right!
The sport is for athletes, triathletes, adrenaline junkies, weekend warriors, outdoor lovers,
healthy people, curious people, and more! Adventure races can be quite challenging and
simply completing a race can oftentimes be considered a victory... Continue Reading...
Adventure racing demands strength,
courage, intelligence, organization, commitment, speed, teamwork, endurance, and some level of
proficiency in many disciplines. These aspects attract
athletes who cross over from sports such as running, cycling, mountain biking, triathlons, and paddling.
Adventure races offer the opportunity to focus on teamwork and to try new sports and activities such as
orienteering, rope events, or even rock climbing.
An adventure race typically involves three or more disciplines which may include
trail running and trekking, mountain biking, paddling, orienteering and navigation, secret challenges,
and rope events such as rappels, tyrolean traverses, ascending, slack
lines, and zip lines. Teams as well as solo athletes compete in the open wilderness - sometimes
in an urban setting - relying on teammates and what can be carried on one's own back. Problem solving skills
are exercised with a group of friends while being challenged both mentally and physically.
Adventure Races can be extreme or they can be easier but fun. While Adventure Races are challenging, our sporting events are open to both elite
teams and single athletes as well as casual adventurers, families, and weekend warriors.
Our purpose is to help provide both fun and challenging activities in the Colorado Rockies primarily in the front range!
While we focus on quality and depth of your experience, our goal is to keep costs low in order
to keep the events accessible to everyone.
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We’ve updated the website with new information about the trail run. Updates include official start times, aid station information, new course maps, sanctioning/chip timing, a change to the divisions 50-59 and 60+, course detail (in prose), race prizes and finisher … Continue reading →
We're proud to introduce our newest and most fun race to date: the Urban Springs Adventure on June 14th! It is an urban adventure race featuring our beautiful city of Colorado Springs that allows anyone of any skill level to get out and have some serious fun. This event is hosted in coordination with the 37th annual Springs Spree Celebration in Memorial Park. We will also have a more challenging course for seasoned racers.
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Formerly the Big Mountain AR @ America's Mountain. An all new course on Pikes Peak starting from the beautiful town of Green Mountain Falls. Running, Biking, Kayaking, and Special Challenges await you on this 12hr adventure. There is also a family fun division, appx 1hr, in which you choose running and/or biking.