Run the 'Rocks 5K

Submitted by Allison Knaus on Wed, 08/15/2012 - 2:50pm

This challenge is no walk through the park. Complete a 5K run/walk around the Red Rocks Amphitheatre and surrounding trail courses before climbing 69 rows of benches while at an elevation of 6,400 feet. Stay energized along the way with six local bands including Major Johnson, Wade Buzzard, and Gray Noise. Sun 9:30 a.m.


Pikes Peak Road Runners: Kids Fall Series

Submitted by Greg E. Collette on Thu, 08/16/2012 - 1:01pm

Do you catch your kid dashing down the halls and racing across the yard? Give their sprints a direction in the second race of this youth running circuit. Tots to teens can slip on, velcro, or lace up their running shoes and challenge one of the five age-appropriate courses that range from a 25 yard crawl to a 3 mile run. Ages five and below will be on flat grassy areas, while older kids will take on one of the location's trails. Sun 1:30 p.m.

Taste of the Nation

Submitted by Chelsea Long on Mon, 10/08/2012 - 11:10pm

For 25 years, Taste of the Nation has brought together restaurants, cocktail makers, wineries, and microbreweries to ensure that thousands of kids don't go hungry. You'll fill up on gourmet bites from Black Pearl, Elway's, Jax Fish House, and Linger, among others, knowing that your contribution helped our local young ones get nutritious meals at home and at school.