10/2013

24 Hours of Boulder

Submitted by Jake Jensen on Mon, 08/19/2013 - 3:34pm

Get your heart pumping during one of five running races. Choose between the 50K, 100K, 100-mile, and six-hour evening fun run (the truly brave can register for as many as they like). Not enough of a challenge? Sign up for the 24-hour expedition: Flying solo or with a relay team, you have 24 hours to run as many laps as you can on a 7.14-mile, mixed-terrain course. Stop between laps to refuel with provided food and energy drinks. Sat 6:30 a.m.-Sun 3 p.m.

 

LoziLu 5k Women's Mud Run

Submitted by Kelsey Anne Lindsey on Mon, 10/07/2013 - 8:02am

Mud runs seem to be the races du jour. This one, however, is just for the ladies. Thirteen obstacles—some muddy, some not—are scattered throughout the music-laden 5K course. Participants receive a LoziLu tote, access to the finish-line Snack Drawer, and a chance to shop the Fitness Farmer’s Market, which features food and merchandise from local vendors.

Punkin' Chunkin'

Submitted by ewallis on Tue, 08/13/2013 - 1:36pm

Catapults, cannons, and trebuchets launch pumpkins through the air—that is, until they smash onto the ground hundreds of feet away. This competition pits these contraptions aginast one another to see which one can launch the traditional fall gourd the farthest. Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

 

Museum Sleepover

Submitted by Beth Steffens on Wed, 08/07/2013 - 10:59am

Are the kiddos big fans of Night at the Museum? Then bring them to this over-night play date. Dinner, a kid-friendly movie, and a pancake breakfast round out their stay. Don't forget a sleeping bag and other nighttime necessities. Sat 6:30 p.m.-Sun 8:30 a.m.

EnduroCross Championships Series

Submitted by Jake Jensen on Thu, 08/22/2013 - 9:20pm

Local racers go head-to-head with X Games champs in this extreme bike race. See daring cycling stunts on an indoor course complete with rocks, water traps, jumps, and more. Sat 7:30 p.m.

Wicked Divas

Submitted by Jesse Bishop on Mon, 10/07/2013 - 9:35am

Glinda and Elphaba aren't just witches of Oz. They're divas—and divas gotta sing. Nicole Parker and Emily Rozek, stars of the Broadway production of the Tony Award-winning Wicked, take their music down the yellow brick road. The show also includes music from Gypsy, Ragtime, Titanic, and Carmen. Sat 7:30 p.m.

Counting Crows

Submitted by Jesse Bishop on Mon, 10/07/2013 - 9:51am

Counting Crows introduced the world to "Mr. Jones" 20 years ago. Four albums, 20 million records sold, and one Academy Award nomination later, it looks like everything after has been pretty good, too. Austin alt-rock band Saints of Valory, who released their debut EP in July, will take the stage, as well. Sat 7:30 p.m.