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I Love DanceHall Dance Fitness Class

Date:
Apr 23, 2016 06:30 pm
Cost:
$20-$25.
Phone:
(720) 865-0610

Divas of the Caribbean dance and music genre dancehall, Catherine Chiemlu and LaToya Bufford will have you sweating like you were in Jamaica at this choreographed 90-minute dance workout. This ain’t your mama’s Zumba class. Sat 6:30-8 p.m.

Urban Wine & Chocolate Run

Date:
Apr 30, 2016 to May 01, 2016
Cost:
$70-$95.
Phone:
(303) 727-3500

You'd probably rather be home sipping wine and eating chocolate than running a race; luckily, this luxuriously themed 5K offers the opportunity to do both. The fun starts the night before the race with a party featuring live music by local band Soul School (and vino and chocolate, of course). The race itself laps the…

Comeback Trail 5K

Date:
May 01, 2016 08:30 am
Cost:
$25.
Phone:
(303) 797-8565

Signing up for this low-key 5K doesn't take much effort, but recovering from a stroke does. Celebrate the strength of millions of survivors by running a course through Littleton's lush Hudson Gardens and along the Mary Carter Greenway. Proceeds benefit the Centennial-based National Stroke Association, which focuses on stroke prevention, treatment, rehabilitation, and support for…

Tour de Pants

Date:
May 07, 2016 08:00 am
Cost:
Free.
Phone:

Take a bike tour of Loveland that cycles you through the many historic buildings in the nearby mountain town. You'll glimpse structures like the Milner-Schwarz House (originally built in 1873) and the Garden Railroad (a miniature model of the town as it stood in the early 20th century). Then you can head to the People’s…

Black Canyon Ascent

Date:
May 14, 2016 07:30 am
Cost:
$35-$45.
Phone:
(970) 641-2337

The whole family can partake in this timed mountain race against the backdrop of the stunning Western Slope. While participants can opt to walk instead of run, this event is not for the faint of heart (or thin of red blood cells). The six-mile course starts at an elevation of 6,500 feet at the base…

Barking Dog Duathlon

Date:
May 14, 2016 07:00 am
Cost:
$70-$85.
Phone:
(303) 690-1166

Come out to Colorado’s most popular duathlon, during which you'll run, bike, and run again all the way to the finish line. Friends and family can watch your progress on a live online feed and you can gloat about your accomplishment with printable finisher certificates and personal finish line photos (with free downloads!). Stick around…

NCAA Division II Championships Festival

Date:
May 16, 2016 to May 21, 2016
Cost:
$5-$15.
Phone:
(303) 556-2400

Glimpse talented Division II athletes vying for championship trophies in four different sports. Seventy-six teams and 20 individuals in men's and women's golf, women's lacrosse, softball, and men's and women's tennis will convene in the Mile High City to determine who will be crowned victors. Mon-Sat, times vary.

Founder Fights

Date:
May 20, 2016 07:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
$15-$20.
Phone:
303-443-8600

Ever had the urge to punch your boss? You might not be alone—but now you can take a swing for a good cause. As a part of Boulder Startup Week, the first-ever Founder Fights will invite top company founders—entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and creatives, all of whom have trained with Corner Boxing Club co-founder Carrie Barry—to…

AirLife Memorial Run/Walk and EMS Celebration

Date:
May 21, 2016 08:00 am
Cost:
$15-$35.
Phone:
(303) 797-8565

Kick off a healthy (and safe) summer by supporting the everyday heroes who serve in the police force, fire department, and emergency medical services. EMS vehicles will sound their sirens as the starting gun for the 5K and 10K races, and kids can enjoy their own fun run, bungee trampolines, and tours of helicopters, fire…

McKee Classic Bike Tour

Date:
May 22, 2016 06:30 am
Cost:
$10-$60.
Phone:

Choose from 62-, 37-, 30-, or 10-mile courses through the foothills of Larimer County on this multi-distance, non-competitive ride. The scenic routes travel through Carter Lake, Horsetooth Reservoir, and Boyd Lake, and proceeds from the more than 1,300 cycling participants benefit McKee Medical Center Foundation programs. Sun 6:30 a.m. Visit mckeefoundationevents.com.

Yampa River Festival

Date:
Jun 02, 2016 to Jun 05, 2016
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:

Make a splash throughout the weekend with slalom and downriver races on kayaks, rafts, and tubes plus SUP races and freestyle events. Sandwiched between the weekends when CKSPaddlefest is held in Buena Vista and the GoPro Games takes place in Vail, these adventurous activities draw plenty of professional paddlers who are already in the area.…

Arvada Trails Day Festival

Date:
Jun 04, 2016 08:00 am - 02:00 pm
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:
720-898-7390

The Trails Day Festival and the Sustain Arvada Festival have teamed up to host an outdoor extravaganza in three separate locations. In addition to larger events like bike rides (there are 13-mile and five-mile options), the Park to Park Half Marathon, and the 10K/5K Family Fun Run, other highlights include visitors from the Denver Zoo,…

Ultimate Pinball Showdown

Date:
Jun 10, 2016 to Jun 12, 2016
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:
303-925-0004

Summon your inner pinball wizard at this three-day gaming extravaganza. Play any pinball, retro console, or classic arcade video game for fun, or compete in one of the many tournaments for the chance to take home a trophy or a cash prize amounting to 30% of the entry money. If you need a break from…

bRUNch Snowmass Trail Run

Date:
Jun 11, 2016 09:30 am
Cost:
$30-$60.
Phone:
(866) 352-1763

The popular running-brunching hybrid series heads to the mountains for its first-ever trail run. As a reward for racing through the town of Snowmass in this 5K or 10K (two laps of the 5K course), you'll indulge in a brunch buffet from Venga Venga, one of Richard Sandoval's notable Mexican restaurants. A portion of the…

Electric Bike Expo

Date:
Jun 17, 2016 to Jun 19, 2016
Cost:
Free.
Phone:
(303) 590-1634

Whether you're a weekend warrior or a daily commuter, hopping on one of these alternative two-wheelers means you don't need to be a pro to keep up with the peloton. With a selection of more than 100 different electric-assist bicycles by Trek, Focus, Gazelle, and more, you're sure to find the perfect set of wheels…

Intro to Outdoor Rock Climbing

Date:
Jun 18, 2016 09:00 am - 01:00 pm
Cost:
$149.
Phone:

Looking for a new way to get outdoors but not sure where to start? Try this introductory rock climbing class. Climbing shoes, helmets, and harnesses are included, and Denver Climbing Company instructor Daniel Krug will ensure you feel comfortable as you ascend up the rocky face of North Table Mountain. Bring water, sunblock, and close-toed…

Bike to Work Day

Date:
Jun 22, 2016 12:00 am
Cost:
Free.
Phone:

June is Colorado Bike Month, so celebrate accordingly by leaving the car at home and working out on your way to work. Register your commute on the Bike to Work Day website to win prizes including Nuggets tickets, Red Rocks Amphitheatre concert tickets, and Colorado Lottery gift packs. With more than 30,000 expected participants, you…

Royal Gorge Whitewater Festival

Date:
Jun 24, 2016 to Jun 25, 2016
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:
720-913-1311

Experience the majestic Arkansas River at this aquatic extravaganza by entering competitions in rafting, kayaking, and stand-up paddle boarding. If you prefer dry land, try one of the cycling races or participate in a yoga session led by Robin Beals, a teacher at River Lotus Yoga. When the games end, the party begins—vendors such as…

Denver Undy Run

Date:
Jun 25, 2016 08:30 am - 09:35 am
Cost:
$30-$40.
Phone:

All you need are shoes and a pair of skivvies to run for a good cause. (If scantily clad exercise isn’t your thing, costumes or plain apparel are welcome.) Register as an individual or a team for this winding 5K course, and stick around to see the top three finishers take home a medal. Survivor…

Rendezvous Run for Independence

Date:
Jul 02, 2016 09:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
$25-$65.
Phone:
(970) 726-1564

Get a jumpstart on celebrating Independence Day with a 5-mile run. Competitors will wind their way through Winter Park Resort along the tree-lined Fraser River Trail and eventually finish at Rendezvous, a private alpine club, for a post-race celebration that will feature refreshments and prizes from Cooper Creek Square. Proceeds will benefit the Scott Hughes…

World Series of Youth Lacrosse

Date:
Jul 02, 2016 to Jul 04, 2016
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:
(720) 258-3000

See the best young lacrosse players in the world compete in the heart of the Mile High City. Elite local teams in the Under 13 Boys division, including the Colorado Crush and the Denver Rifles, will compete with stellar footballers from all over the world to take home the top honors. In addition to watching…

Copa Alianza Adult Tournament

Date:
Jul 02, 2016 to Jul 04, 2016
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:

Come out to see the best soccer players in the state, including defending champions Unión Jerez, battle for glory in this tournament. Thirty-two amateur Hispanic teams will compete for a $4,000 check, and you can bring your old cleats and gear to donate to the U.S. Soccer Foundation's Passback program, which redistributes used items to…

Colorado Firecracker Run

Date:
Jul 04, 2016 08:00 am
Cost:
$38-$45.
Phone:

Choose between a 4K, a chip-timed four-miler, and a kids' 400-yard course at this patriotic run. (You're encouraged to proudly sport your stars-and-stripes attire.) Stick around after the races for a free old-fashioned crawfish boil, Pabst Blue Ribbon beer garden, and an all-American Slip'N Slide for all ages. Mon 8 a.m. Visit coloradofirecrackerrun.com.

Rocky Mountain Regional Gay Rodeo

Date:
Jul 08, 2016 to Jul 10, 2016
Cost:
$20.
Phone:
303-271-6600

Born out of a love for two-stepping and rodeo, this Front Range event is put on by the oldest gay rodeo association in North America. The creative roundup features a range of equestrian competitions, including barrel racing, keyhole racing, and pole bending, as well as square dancing and the crowning of the rodeo king and…

Walk, Run, & Wag 5K

Date:
Jul 09, 2016 04:35 pm
Cost:
$15-$30.
Phone:
(720) 913-0696

Bring your whole family (including the four-legged members) to this 5K fun run circling Sloan's Lake Park. Racers will have the opportunity to don earplugs during their run to experience what it’s like to be hard-of-hearing since proceeds benefit International Hearing Dog Inc., an organization that rescues dogs from local shelters and trains them as…

Mountain Bike Capital USA Weekend

Date:
Jul 09, 2016 to Jul 10, 2016
Cost:
Free.
Phone:
(970) 726-8081

Perfect your cycling skillset at this comprehensive event, which offers skill camps, bike maintenance lessons, and even nutrition for improved bike performance. After instruction, you can head out on a group bike ride on the Idlewild Trails to show off your new talents. Don’t miss an opportunity to meet former pro cyclist and coach Alison…

Corner Store Country Run 5K

Date:
Jul 09, 2016 08:30 am
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:
(303) 297-1166

Saddle up for a country-themed workout. Navigate your way through farm obstacles like hay bales, tractor tires, and giant inflatable pigs and cows to vie for a first place medal, and then stick around or a family-friendly country fair to enjoy live music and a cold one at the beer garden. Proceeds benefit Big Brothers…

Red Paddle CO Demo Tour

Date:
Jul 13, 2016 04:30 pm
Cost:
Free.
Phone:

A United Kingdom–based paddleboard company is splashing across the pond for a three-month tour of the United States—including a stop in Colorado. You'll get to test out any or all of the organization's inflatable boards, including those designed for surfing, touring, whitewater, and racing. Wed 4:30 p.m. Visit redpaddleco.com.

Alpenglow Zip Line Tour

Date:
Jul 15, 2016 to Jul 16, 2016
Cost:
$99.
Phone:
(970) 726-5632

Take a break from hiking this weekend to get some exciting aerial exercise. During this high-flying experience, you'll take in breathtaking views of the Arapaho National Forest as you soar down 3,900 feet of five increasingly higher and faster zip lines. You can reach speeds of up to 40 miles per hour, so we won't…

XTerra Mountain Championship

Date:
Jul 16, 2016 08:00 am
Cost:
Prices vary.
Phone:
(970) 845-9090

Watch as expert championship triathletes race through a one-mile swim, a 25K mountain bike course, and a 9.3-kilometer trail run. Amateur competitors can challenge themselves in a half-distance race (half-mile swim, nine-mile mountain bike, three-mile trail run) or on five, 10, or 20-kilometer trail runs around the Beaver Creek Resort. Sat 8 a.m. Visit xterraplanet.com.

Swing Fore a Survivor Golf Tournament

Date:
Jul 16, 2016 08:30 am
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:
303-466-8285

Chip, putt or drive your way to the top at this charity competition. If you don't quite hit par on the course, participate in a separate hole-in-one or putting contest. Off the green, attendees can enter a raffle to potentially win a three-day stay at a Las Vegas luxury condo or memorabilia from golfer Jordan…

Castle Rock Cowboy 5K Fun Run

Date:
Jul 16, 2016 08:00 am
Cost:
$35-$40.
Phone:
303-387-9000

Saddle up for this wild western race, which will take you on routes such as the East Plum Creek Trail through the rolling hills of Castle Rock. Dress up in your best country gear to win first place in the costume contest, or bring your kids younger than 11 to participate in a free 2K…

Rally for Freedom

Date:
Jul 16, 2016 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Cost:
$15-$25.
Phone:
303-798-9356

Join this motorcycle ride and rally to support the furry friends that help veterans living with PTSD, traumatic brain injuries and mobility impairments. The 75-mile route will wind through the beautiful mountain roads of the Front Range, and you’ll finish at the Quaker Steak & Lube in Westminster for a lunch special including dishes like…

Tooth or Consequences Mountain Bike Festival

Date:
Jul 22, 2016 to Jul 24, 2016
Cost:
Prices vary.
Phone:

This three-day mountain bike extravaganza will begin with a kick-off party at the newly renovated New Belgium Brewery and progress to the Screamin’ Beaver Enduro race featuring three of the Front Range's most technical descents. Sunday morning will feature the infamous 40 in the Fort, a difficult 20-mile single-track course that covers more than 4,500…

What’s Your Everest?

Date:
Jul 22, 2016 to Jul 23, 2016
Cost:
Free.
Phone:
970-496-4000

During this outdoor fund-raiser, you'll have the chance to get some exercise alongside an inspirational athlete. Start your weekend with a cocktail party on Friday, then spend Saturday on an invigorating six-mile hike up Dercum Mountain accompanied by legendary climber Erik Weihenmayer, the first blind man to summit Mt. Everest. Proceeds benefit No Barriers, a…

Colorado–Eagle River Ride

Date:
Jul 23, 2016 07:00 am
Cost:
Prices vary.
Phone:
(970) 845-9090

Looping from the Beaver Creek Ski Resort out along the banks of the Colorado and Eagle rivers, the 42-, 68-, 100-mile courses (and the new, 17.4-mile mountain bike route) of this gorgeous ride are sure to challenge even the most devoted Vail Valley road bikers. Stop by the River Ride Rendezvous VIP event at the…

Bubble Run

Date:
Jul 23, 2016 08:00 am
Cost:
$20-$50.
Phone:
(720) 913-1311

Skip the bathtub and sprint right into the suds at this foamy 5K. Volunteers will cover you in fluffy, colored foam throughout the course, which winds throughout the city of Lowry. After the race, jam out to dance music and brave the blasts of two giant Bubble Foam Cannons. Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society,…

Make-A-Wish Colorado Kickball Tournament

Date:
Jul 24, 2016 08:00 am
Cost:
$500.
Phone:
(303) 727-3500

Grab a team and relive your favorite middle school game at this charity competition. If you're not particularly athletic, put some extra effort into your fundraising—the team that raises the most money before game day will get amazing perks including an automatic seed in the finals, choice of their preferred field, and even their own…

Buffalo Bill Days Golf Tournament

Date:
Jul 28, 2016 01:30 pm
Cost:
$90.
Phone:

As part of a 1940s tradition that began as a trail ride from the Buffalo Bill Saddle Club to Buffalo Bill’s Grave, golfers will compete in the Golden Challenge Golf Tournament. The format will be a four-person scramble with first-, second-, and third-place prizes for the team with the lowest gross and net scores and…

Colorado Music Festival Goes to the Velodrome

Date:
Jul 29, 2016 06:00 pm
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:

Skip the trails this weekend and head to the fastest track cycling facility in the country instead. Velodrome pros will guide you around the arena on a Specialized Langster two-wheeler as DJ Spooky and a Colorado Music Festival String quartet play their ethereal hip-hop jams in the background. After you've taken a spin, replenish those…

Celebration of Honor Fly

Date:
Jul 30, 2016 to Jul 31, 2016
Cost:
Free to spectate.
Phone:

Nearly three dozen balloon pilots will treat more than 300 veterans and their families to sunrise balloon rides that fly from Sulfur Mountain to South Park. The annual event is held to thank both active and non-active military members and their families for their courage, service, and sacrifice. Breakfast will be served following the flight…

Black Hawk Trail Half Marathon and 10K

Date:
Jul 31, 2016 07:30 am - 11:00 am
Cost:
$50-$80.
Phone:
(303) 582-3707

Challenge yourself by taking on the difficult Burro and Mountain Lion trails, which will reward runners with stunning views of Arapaho National Forest as they traverse the single track and dirt terrain. The elevation gain of the race will range from 900 to 1000 feet for the 10K course, and span 2,900 feet for the…

Bannock Street Criterium Bike Race

Date:
Jul 31, 2016 07:00 am - 05:50 pm
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:

Riders of all ages can participate in this high-speed race, which follows a one-mile figure-eight course through the Golden Triangle neighborhood. Spectators can surround the course as the cyclists vie for medals and a cash prize of up to $3,640, then enjoy a street fair featuring exhibitions from biking-related nonprofits such as Project ReCycle and…

Volunteers of America Legends Golf Tournament

Date:
Aug 04, 2016 09:00 am - 07:00 pm
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:
(303) 224-2855

Tee off to support local service projects at this friendly tournament. Steve “Iron Man” Garvey, a former first baseman for the Los Angeles Dodgers, will join you on the private course and meet you at the Denver ChopHouse & Brewery for the after-party. Proceeds benefit Volunteers of America, an organization that offers transitional housing, health…

Dillon Open Regatta

Date:
Aug 05, 2016 to Aug 07, 2016
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:
(970) 262-5824

This sailboat race at 9,000 feet promises breathtaking views of the Front Range and plenty of action. Watch sailing contestants from the shore or hop in a spectator boat to glimpse Lil Irene, Blue Streaker, and more than 20 other speedy crafts up close as they carve their paths around the chilly reservoir. After you've…

Rugged Maniac

Date:
Aug 06, 2016 09:00 am - 03:00 pm
Cost:
$79-$89.
Phone:

Adrenaline junkies take note: This 5K off-road challenge is more than just a foot race. As you make your way through the course, you'll navigate underground tunnels, trampolines, balance beams, and a 50-foot water slide. Afterwards, grab a beer from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., take part in a pie-eating contest, or snag some swag from…

Copper Triangle Alpine Cycling Classic

Date:
Aug 06, 2016 08:00 am
Cost:
$150-$155.
Phone:
970-968-2318

Conquer the towering Fremont, Tennessee, and Vail passes during this intense mountain cycling race. The course will gain 5,981 feet in elevation over 78 miles, and riders will pass by multiple historic mining outposts as well as the famous Camp Hale, where the 10th Mountain Division of the U.S. Army trained during the ’40s. Following…

B Strong Ride

Date:
Aug 13, 2016 07:30 am - 04:00 pm
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:
(303) 530-5300

Strap on your helmet, pump some air into your tires, and head to the heart of Boulder for this spirited cycling fund-raiser. Serious bikers can take on the 69-mile Mountain Loop or the 24-mile Countryside Loop, while kids 10 and under can tackle the one-mile Mini B route. Once you’ve completed your ride, sample some…

Stompin’ Ground Games: Whittier and Five Points

Date:
Aug 13, 2016 04:30 pm - 06:30 pm
Cost:
Free.
Phone:
303-292-2488

During an interactive walk, learn more about the Mile High City's past and get to know the individuals that shape the city today. Influential Denverites, including historian Phil Goodstein and artist Rochelle Johnson, will share scholarly insight and personal anecdotes as they lead you on a guided tour of the neighborhoods. Afterward, you can set…

Holy Cow Trail Stampede

Date:
Aug 13, 2016 07:30 am - 10:00 am
Cost:
$30-$45.
Phone:
303-658-2225

Join the herd for a western race along the winding Big Dry Creek Trail. Runners will run either a 5K or 10 to compete for medals within their age group as well as the coveted Top Male and Top Female title. Afterward, enter a raffle for prizes such as a Colorado-themed gift basket, snack on…

Woofstock

Date:
Aug 13, 2016 11:00 am - 03:00 pm
Cost:
Free.
Phone:
303-526-0616

At this groovy festival, you can either bring your furry companion along or adopt a new one. The Modnicks, a ’60s cover band, will play psychedelic tunes as you and your pooch get a reading from an animal psychic, visit a dog wash station, and participate in a Woodstock-themed canine costume parade. When you get…

Special Olympics Plane Pull

Date:
Aug 13, 2016 11:00 am
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:
(303) 342-2000

Achieve the impossible through teamwork at this competition, during which you and a team of up to 25 people will attempt to pull a 164,000-pound plane a distance of 12 feet. If you pull it off, you can win awards such as "fastest team" or "best-dressed team." After your team has completed their task, they…

The Throwdown

Date:
Aug 14, 2016 11:00 am - 05:00 pm
Cost:
Registration prices vary.
Phone:

Show off the cornhole skills you've acquired while waiting for a table at brunch by entering a round-robin tournament dedicated to bag tossing. Play three matches for a chance to win a the trophy, then refuel with a cuppa from Marley Coffee or a Chipotle burrito bowl. Proceeds benefit the Cottonwood Institute, which provides environmental…

Moonlight Hike at Roxborough State Park

Date:
Aug 17, 2016 06:30 pm
Cost:
$7.50.
Phone:
(303) 973-3959

Avoid the brutal afternoon sun and opt for an evening hike through one of Denver’s most beautiful state parks. One of the park’s volunteer nature enthusiasts will lead you on a challenging 6.7-mile trip down the South Rim, Fountain Valley, and Willow Creek trails. You'll have to leave your furry friends at home, but even…

Fjällräven Classic USA

Date:
Aug 19, 2016 to Aug 21, 2016
Cost:
$199.
Phone:
970-723-8366

Escape the stress of your daily life during this three-day, 20-mile guided trek in the backcountry. As you wind along the North Canadian Trail and the Ruby Jewel Trail, take in breathtaking views of 12,951-feet-tall Clark's Peak and spend a few hours relaxing by Jewel Lake. Then after a long weekend of hiking and camping,…

Western Colorado Senior Games

Date:
Aug 20, 2016 to Aug 26, 2016
Cost:
$24-$29.
Phone:

Revisit your high school glory days at this weeklong competition, which is open only to those 50 and older. Test your skills in sports ranging from basketball to archery to bowling, or show off your mental prowess playing cribbage and pinochle. Don't forget the meet-and-greet social on Thursday evening, where you can socialize with you…

Sleep Tight Colorado’s 6th Annual 5K Pajama Jog

Date:
Aug 20, 2016 08:00 am
Cost:
$25-$35.
Phone:

You don't need to do anything more than roll out of bed and onto the starting line to prepare for this casual race through City Park. Runners, joggers, and walkers are encouraged to dress up in pajamas or other eye-catching outfits, and prizes await the most creative or unique looks. Proceeds benefit Sleep Tight Colorado,…

South Park End of Summer Hot Air Balloon Flyout

Date:
Aug 20, 2016 to Aug 21, 2016
Cost:
$160-$210.
Phone:

You've seen Colorado from the ground plenty of times—take a break from hiking with this aerial alternative. Kick back a cup of coffee as your guides set up the balloons, then soar high above the mountains for a thrilling hour-and-a-half ride with breathtaking views. Once your flight descends, celebrate a successful journey with a champagne…

Punks & Pints Brewhouse Workout

Date:
Aug 21, 2016 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Cost:
$15-$20.
Phone:
303-997-8288

Thanks to ten years' practice teaching fitness classes for kids and grown-ups, trainer Lauren Howe knows people of all ages want to have fun while they exercise. She'll make sure you enjoy this playful workout session, during which participants will motivate each other in partner exercises while they listen to hard rock classics and crowd…

Beaver Creek Blast Mountain Bike Race

Date:
Aug 24, 2016 04:45 pm - 09:00 pm
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:
(970) 845-9090

Elevate your heart rate at high altitude during this exciting race, which ranges from 6.7 to 16 miles depending on the course you choose. Riders of all ages and ability levels can compete for the chance to win $5,200. After a long day of riding, swing by the Dusty Boot afterward for a complimentary steak…

Color Run World Tour

Date:
Aug 27, 2016 08:00 am
Cost:
$40-$60.
Phone:
303-292-0200

If you love art as much as you love exercise, you won't want to miss the Mile High stop on the Color Run's "Tropicolor" tour. Volunteers will douse you in bright pink, blue, and yellow chalk paint as you move, so your white T-shirt will be a rainbow painting by the time you start dancing…

SUP & Sip

Date:
Aug 27, 2016 09:30 am - 01:00 pm
Cost:
$20.
Phone:
(303) 791-7275

Whether you're new to the trendy sport of SUP-ing or an expert from all your practice on the South Platte River, this day of exercise is worth its boozy reward. Newbies can take an introductory lesson in stand-up paddleboarding from guides at Colorado SUP Sports as pros make their way around the reservoir. Then everyone…

Evergreen Kids Triathlon

Date:
Aug 28, 2016 09:00 am
Cost:
$25.
Phone:

At this fun morning workout, your kids can have their first three-part race experience. Participants between five and 13 years old can take a dip in the Buchanan Pool, race along Pioneer Trail, and top it off with a bike ride on the Buchanan Trail. Proceeds benefit the Evergreen Parks & Recreation Special Needs Program,…

The Yoga Expo

Date:
Sep 03, 2016 10:00 am - 06:00 pm
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:
(303) 228-8000

At this diverse festival, both beginners and expert yogis can strengthen their practice (and core). More than 50 local studios, including Samyama Yoga Center and Hot Chakras Yoga, will teach innovative classes and workshops on subjects such as meditation and mind awareness. After trying out some new poses, browse vendors such as Athleta and Lärabar…

Labor Day Lift Off

Date:
Sep 03, 2016 to Sep 05, 2016
Cost:
Free.
Phone:
(719) 385-5940

Take flight in one of more than 65 hot air balloons at the start of this weekend-long extravaganza. After returning to the ground, glimpse demonstrations by Wings of Blue, the U.S. Air Force parachuting team, then join in the Saturday sports exposition, during which you can try everything from ultimate frisbee to "zorb" soccer, a…

Broncos Back to Football 7K

Date:
Sep 04, 2016 08:30 am
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:
(720) 258-3000

Celebrate the return of football season by throwing on your favorite Broncos jersey and joining other die-hard fans for this fun run. Joggers will follow a route through Sloan’s Lake Park before returning to the stadium for a quick sprint across the field. After you've broken a sweat, check out the post-race health and fitness…

Denver Broncos Kickoff Party

Date:
Sep 07, 2016 to Sep 08, 2016
Cost:
Free.
Phone:
(720) 913-0700

Welcome the 2016 world champion Denver Broncos with a two-day party in the heart of the Mile High City. After you take photos with the Broncos cheerleaders, test your skills on a football-themed obstacle course and snag autographs from legendary players such as former safety Steve Atwater and former cornerback Champ Bailey. Then get pumped…

Mindfulness in the Mountains

Date:
Sep 09, 2016 to Sep 11, 2016
Cost:
$480.
Phone:
970-344-8533

Relax your body and calm your mind during this serene mountain escape. Vail Mountain Guides will lead you on an hour-long hike into the backcountry, where you’ll engage in daily Vinyasa Flow and restorative yoga and meditation with Mariah Schuette, co-founder of yoda studio In Your Element. When you aren’t honoring your practice, enjoy the…

Heads Up Fore Cancer Golf Tournament

Date:
Sep 12, 2016 12:30 pm
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:
303-426-4653

Put your putting skills to the test at this philanthropic tournament. After chowing down on a barbecue lunch from the Hyland Hills Clubhouse, your team will visit 18 holes and try their luck at winning the trophy. Proceeds benefit the Diane Dawson Foundation, an organization that provides aid for children and families who have lost…

Pedal the Plains

Date:
Sep 16, 2016 to Sep 18, 2016
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:

Hop on your bike for a weekend-long celebration of cycling culture. The tour will stop in Ordway, Fowler, and La Junta, and cyclists will have an opportunity to check out attractions along the way, including the Olney War Memorial and the Santa Fe Trail Scenic and Historic Byway, before settling in to sleep at an…

Adventure Fest

Date:
Sep 17, 2016 10:00 am
Cost:
$15.
Phone:
720-865-4220

Skip the I-70 gridlock and enjoy your mountain pastimes in the heart of the Mile High City. Climbers can race up a mobile wall, cyclists can try out fat bikes and compete in fix-a-flat contests, and campers can learn hacks for primitive cooking. But our favorite station is one that requires you to exert no…

Lake Street Union Yoga Festival

Date:
Sep 17, 2016 08:30 am - 05:00 pm
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:
(970) 748-4060

Unwind after a stressful week at this relaxing day-long yoga retreat. Ten instructors from Colorado studios, including Vail's In Your Element and Avon-based Revolution Power Yoga, will offer 11 workshops catering to both beginners and experienced yogis. Newbies can learn about guided meditation or practice poses with their pups during a dog-a bonding session, while…

Harvest Moon Long Course Festival

Date:
Sep 18, 2016 to Sep 19, 2016
Cost:
$145-$175.
Phone:
(303) 441-3461

During this cardio-focused day of activity, take your pick of three heart-pumping competitions: a half-triathlon, a duathlon (running and biking), or aquabike (swimming and biking). All swims will take place in Boulder Reservoir, all biking will be on the rolling paved roads of Boulder County, and all races will conclude with a Slip ’N Slide…

Denver Kidney Walk

Date:
Sep 18, 2016 08:00 am - 11:30 am
Cost:
Free.
Phone:
(303) 724-1520

During this Sunday morning stroll, you can raise money for the fight against kidney disease. Sign up to run in the 5K and burn some calories or register for a more relaxing 1.5-mile walk around Anschutz Medical Campus. Feel free to bring your four-legged friends, and be sure to grab breakfast from Bruegger's Bagels and…

ATV Historical Color Tour

Date:
Sep 20, 2016 to Sep 24, 2016
Cost:
$90.
Phone:
719-395-8024

Explore the fall colors of Buena Vista on this self-guided, off-road adventure. The scenic routes, including the easy Hagermann Pass and the difficult Chinaman Gulch trail, will take you past old abandoned mines and through ancient forests as you take in the view of Huron Peak, Missouri Mountain, and Mount Belford Belford. Proceeds benefit Buena…

Yoga Journal Live! Colorado

Date:
Sep 22, 2016 to Sep 25, 2016
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:
(800) 777-9622

Roll out your yoga mat for this four-day festival featuring a wide variety classes and workshops taught by instructors from around the world. You can hike up into the Rockies for a meditation session during a meditation and flow workshop with Gina Caputo, founder of the Colorado School of Yoga, or take notes in a…

The Four–Twenty Games

Date:
Sep 24, 2016 08:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
$40.
Phone:

If you view of cannabis users as stoners confined to the basement, this event might encourage you to rethink your position. Gather at Berkeley Lake Park for a scenic 4.2-mile run and don't be shocked if you get lapped by former Heisman Trophy winner Rashaan Salaam, since the former University of Colorado running back will…

Tails and Trails Scavenger Hunt Hike & Party

Date:
Sep 25, 2016 10:00 am - 03:00 pm
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:
720-382-7659

Instead of taking your pup on the same walk around your neighborhood, treat him to a pet-friendly scavenger hunt. With both two- and four-legged friends, head out on the Ken Caryl Trail and try to photograph yourself performing as many tasks on the list as you can, including forming a human pyramid or pretending to…

Manitou Springs Waterfest

Date:
Sep 30, 2016 to Oct 02, 2016
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:
719-695-7007

Work up a sweat and cool down at this water-focused weekend retreat. During the Friday welcome reception, participate in an aqua-yoga class or soak and chat in SunWater Spa. On Saturday, the action starts at 8 a.m. with the Mayor's Cup Run 5K and continues with bike rides through Garden of the Gods led by…

Costume Cruise

Date:
Oct 01, 2016 08:00 am - 03:00 pm
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:
303-623-2739

Halloween might still be a month away, but thanks to this quirky bike ride, you can show off your costume early. Choose a scenic 10K route along the South Platte River or challenge yourself on a more strenuous 25K or 50K loop. After breaking a sweat, cool down with an Avalanche Ale from Breckenridge Brewery,…

Estes Trail Ascent Run

Date:
Oct 02, 2016 10:00 am
Cost:
$35-$45.
Phone:
970-586-8118

Skip the treadmill and take on a real incline during this trail race. On Pole Hill Trail, you'll climb more than 1,000 feet, ultimately reaching an altitude of 9,085 feet, as you run along a mountain ridge in beautiful Rocky Mountain National Park. After you descend to complete the 5.8-mile loop, you can claim your…

Hot Chocolate 15K/5K

Date:
Oct 02, 2016 07:00 am
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:
(720) 913-0700

Thanks to this fun run through downtown Denver, chocoholics have a good excuse to get active. Sign up for either a 5K or a challenging 15K, jog past landmarks such as Coors Field and the Colorado State Capitol, and then cross the finish line for a complimentary mug of cocoa as well as wafer cookies,…

Tee-It-Up for PTSD Awareness

Date:
Oct 07, 2016 10:30 am - 06:50 pm
Cost:
Prices vary.
Phone:
(303) 688-2612

Before you stash your clubs away for the winter, enter this charity golf tournament for a chance to win prizes and make a difference for veterans. Start by warming up on the practice green and taking your best shot in the Long Putt-Off contest for a chance to win $2,500. Then head to the course…

Second Wind Walk/Run

Date:
Oct 07, 2016 08:00 am - 02:00 pm
Cost:
Phone:

Even if you aren't particularly athletic, you can get active for a good cause at this charity event. Experienced runners can take on a 5K route, while those looking for more relaxed pace can opt for a 1.5 or 3-mile walk instead. Stick around post-race for a barbecue dinner and a chance to bid on…

12 Hours of Penitence

Date:
Oct 08, 2016 07:00 am - 07:00 pm
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:
719-852-7074

If you're looking for a grueling workout, take on this all-day cycling circuit, which follows a 21-mile winding loop through Penitente Canyon. Solo riders or teams battling the 2,000-feet gain in elevation in the process will compete to take on as many laps as possible during a 12-hour period. When you're done pedaling, refuel with…

The bRUNch Run

Date:
Oct 09, 2016 08:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:
(303) 382-1800

You'll have earned a beer or two after this fun run. Sign-up for a 5K or 10K around Stapleton Central Park, which has a mixture of paved and grass trails, and then spend some time refueling at the post-race brunch festival. Grab some comfort food from Interstate Kitchen & Bar or a healthy snack from…

Eagle Yoga Fest

Date:
Oct 14, 2016 to Oct 16, 2016
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:
970-328-6354

Expand your yoga practice at this mindful weekend-long festival. Whether you'd like to deeply meditate in a Yoga Nidra class with Jeremy Wolf or try an active lesson in aerial yoga with Tanya Miller, you're sure to find a workshop that fits your style. After practicing new poses, attend an acoustic bluegrass performance by Scotty…

Snowboard on the Block

Date:
Oct 14, 2016 to Oct 15, 2016
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:
(303) 893-4100

Live music, snowboarding, and film collide at this two-day festival held at the Denver Performing Arts Complex. Ten action-packed snowboard flicks will be premiering, including Stronger, which was filmed across three continents and brings together some of the best riders in the world. Experience the action up close at Saturday's Pro Jam, with pros Dylan…

Splashland Sprint Triathlon

Date:
Oct 15, 2016 09:00 am
Cost:
$40-$80.
Phone:
719-298-0662

At this three-part speed contest, experience a trio of unique venues. Run three miles on a trail alongside the Rio Grande, then bike 10 miles with a stunning view of Blanca Peak, Colorado's fourth highest mountain. Competitors will end their day with a 400-meter swim in a 90-degree pool filled with water from nearby hot…

Hike to a Homestead

Date:
Oct 15, 2016 09:00 am
Cost:
Free.
Phone:
970-416-2815

Learn about some of Colorado's earliest settlers as you hike through the Northern Colorado nature preserve of Soapstone Prairie. Choose between a moderate three-mile and a strenuous six-mile hike, then follow a Fort Collins nature guide as they show you old homesteads that once belonged to pioneers and their families. Be sure to bring a…

Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver Half Marathon

Date:
Oct 16, 2016 07:15 am
Cost:
$111-$150.
Phone:
(720) 913-0700

No need for a personal playlist at this race—you'll be treated to an upbeat mix of live music instead. Runners will pass multiple Mile High City landmarks, such as Coors Field and Larimer Square on the 13.1-mile course, and 15 local bands will be stationed every half mile along the course to keep you grooving…

Gorilla Run

Date:
Oct 22, 2016 11:00 am
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:
303-410-5000

This 5K is perfect for runners who love to monkey around. You'll receive a gorilla or banana suit to wear during the playful race, which will loop through Waverly Acres Park in Westminister. Post-run, stick with the theme as you sip a Silverback Pale Ale from Wynkoop Brewing Company at the after-party. Proceeds benefit the…

The Denver Adventure

Date:
Oct 22, 2016 10:00 am
Cost:
$30.
Phone:

Scavenger hunt meets sightseeing trip during this whirlwind outdoor game. After downloading the Denver Adventure app, teams of two of four people will complete tasks in the Mile High City, such as "go run the stairs at Red Rocks" or "visit the first Chipotle," to receive points. Prizes, which range from novelty socks to a…

Esprit De She

Date:
Oct 22, 2016 01:00 pm
Cost:
$65-$105.
Phone:
720-865-2494

You’ve spent your summer running stairs at Red Rocks Amphitheatre—now test your quads on the surrounding park’s footpaths in this female-only race series' first trail run. Prep for the race during a Zumba warm-up, then stretch your muscles afterward during a yoga class taught by famed Boulder instructor Gina Caputo. Bonus: cool down at a…

Gorilla Fun Run

Date:
Oct 22, 2016 09:00 am
Cost:
Prices vary.
Phone:
303-410-5000

Monkeying around at this fun run is strongly encouraged, with all runners having the option of wearing a gorilla or banana suit (add your own flare to the gorilla getup for a chance to win the Most Creative Costume award). The 5K trail, which runs through Westminster City Park and Waterpointe-Bellio Open Space, has an…

Mile High Mayhem

Date:
Oct 28, 2016 07:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:
(303) 248-7100

Bare chests and black tie attire are the only acceptable forms of dress at this classy mixed martial arts spectacle. After enjoying a steak dinner from Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse, snag a complimentary hand-rolled cigar to smoke while you root for your favorite fighter. Proceeds benefit Denver Urban Scholars, a local nonprofit that provides…

Emma Crawford Coffin Races

Date:
Oct 29, 2016 12:00 pm - 03:00 pm
Cost:
$75.
Phone:

Seventy teams will compete in this creepy history-inspired race, during which competitors dress up as 19th century settlers and push pinewood derby cars along a 195-yard route. Each car will be decorated to look like a coffin, and every rider will be dressed as Emma Crawford, a Manitou Springs resident who had to be reburied…

Denver Film Festival

Date:
Nov 02, 2016 to Nov 13, 2016
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:
720-381-0813

At this 10-day festival featuring more than 200 titles, ranging from blockbusters and indie films to shorts and documentaries, you're sure to find your new favorite movie. The film line-up will include features such as We Are The Flesh, a post-apocalyptic arthouse film from Mexico and Growing Up Coy, a documentary about a Colorado family…

Colorado Ski and Snowboard Expo

Date:
Nov 04, 2016 to Nov 06, 2016
Cost:
$15.
Phone:
(303) 228-8000

Even if there isn't much powder this year, you can ring in ski season at this three-day expo. Try out your snowboarding skills indoors in the MBS Mountainboard Zone or build muscle at the rock climbing wall, while the kiddos compete in an obstacle course race. Then visit hundreds of winter retailers, including Denver's eco-friendly…

Holiday Lights Mini Golf

Date:
Nov 04, 2016 05:30 pm
Cost:
Prices vary.
Phone:

Christmas comes early for the third year in a row at this Westminster mini-golf course. Fifty-four putting greens and more than 100,000 lights await the seasonal golfer at Adventure Golf and Raceway, which will transform its challenging mini-golf course into a winter wonderland (expect winterized versions of an erupting volcano and a pirate ship). Fri…

The Amazing Race for Adaptive Sports

Date:
Nov 05, 2016 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm
Cost:
$20.
Phone:
970-497-7040

You don’t have to watch all 28 seasons of The Amazing Race to understand how this urban scavenger hunt works. Gather a team of four and compete with other teams to find and complete physical and mental challenges, such as solving puzzles or throwing a football, across the three- to four-mile-long course. Proceeds benefit the…

Bessie’s Hope Bowl-A-Rama

Date:
Nov 05, 2016 12:30 pm - 03:30 pm
Cost:
$40.
Phone:

Lace up your lucky bowling shoes at this charitable competition. After noshing on a pizza lunch, hit the lanes with your team for a chance to win gift cards to local restaurants like Maggiano's Little Italy or tickets to a Colorado Avalanche game. If you aren't the most competitive bowler, you can still potentially win…

Fly Fishing Rendezvous

Date:
Nov 05, 2016 to Nov 06, 2016
Cost:
$8.
Phone:
303-271-6600

Whether you're a seasoned angler or a greenhorn fisherman, Denver's top fly-fishing event has the classes and gear to help you catch more fish and spend less time getting soggy in your waders. Learn how to fish for trophy trout with professional guide Adam Beede, and take fly-making lessons from a panel of nine professional…

Breathe, Bend, and Brew

Date:
Nov 06, 2016 09:30 am - 10:45 am
Cost:
$20.
Phone:
720-214-5170

At this relaxing workshop, you can unwind with yoga and a lunchtime brew. Denelle Numis, an instructor from Denver's Après Yoga, will start the day with a beginner-friendly vinyasa class inside the spacious, newly renovated Alpine Dog Brewing Company taproom. After showing off your downward dog, enjoy a free pint of Miss American Rye blonde…

Great Candy Run

Date:
Nov 06, 2016 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
$40.
Phone:
(303) 698-4962

You can satisfy your sweet tooth and get some exercise at the same time at this charitable Fun Run. Jelly beans from Jelly Belly and cinnamon crunch bagels from Panera Bread aren’t the only good deals waiting for you at the finish line—the top male and female finishers will receive a $200 cash prize. Family-friendly…

Monsters and Midgets

Date:
Nov 11, 2016 03:00 pm
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:

At this charitable weightlifting event, coed teams of two compete in timed events that include clean & jerks, bear crawls, walking handstands, and burpee box jumps. The catch: there must be a five-inch height or 40-pound weight difference between the partners. Portions of the proceeds benefit Barbells for Boobs, a non-profit which works to provide…

Denver Veterans Day Run

Date:
Nov 13, 2016 08:00 am - 10:30 am
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:

Honor those who have served—the individuals responsible for both your freedom and three-day weekend—during this commemorative run. Joggers and walkers of all ages, as well as their furry friends, are welcome to this road race through scenic City Park. Especially competitive participants can even compete in the Rippetoe Rucksack Challenge, which requires racers to run…

Phases of the Moon

Date:
Nov 14, 2016 07:00 pm
Cost:
$5.
Phone:
970-925-5756

During this class, spacing out is a good thing. A talented member of the Aspen High School Astronomy Club, Ricky Wojcik, will lead hikers through nature preserve Hallam Lake and provide them with an introductory lesson on the different phases of the moon as well as how to identify late fall constellations. Since the moon…

Yoga Flow

Date:
Nov 17, 2016 06:15 pm - 07:15 pm
Cost:
$15
Phone:
(303) 905-0915

Trade the traditional yoga studio for a rooftop with views of the Front Range at this 420-friendly "bend and blaze" workout. Upon arrival, you'll receive a wireless LED headphone set that pushes instructor Elle Beau's directions into your ear, while also running an artfully curated playlist in the background to take your practice to the…

The Pilgrimage Run

Date:
Nov 24, 2016 09:00 am - 11:00 am
Cost:
Prices vary.
Phone:
(720) 685-5222

This Thanksgiving Day run is much more than a chance to burn off all that pumpkin pie. As you wind along a two- or four-mile path through downtown Erie, you're helping to raise money for a needy family or individual nominated by the local Hardship Gift Panel, a group consisting of 20 local business owners.…

Astellas Aspen Summit for Life

Date:
Dec 03, 2016 05:00 pm
Cost:
$50.
Phone:
970-925-1220

Race participants will climb 3,266 feet–more than 2.5 miles–up Aspen Mountain's snowy terrain, guided only by the light of headlamps. Don't fret too much about the cold conditions though, as you'll be welcomed at the summit with a post-race banquet complete with a lasagna dinner from the Little Nell, live music from the soulful John…

Mission to Hope Community Walk

Date:
Dec 03, 2016 08:15 am - 11:00 am
Cost:
Ticket prrices vary.
Phone:

Walk with members of the Fort Collins community to help those in need. Walkers will wind their way from Catholic Charities Mission to the Murphy Center for Hope, a more than 3/4 mile route tread by many of Fort Collins’s homeless every day. Afterward, attend the Murphy Center's open house and enjoy deli sandwiches alongside…

Learn to Ski and Ride

Date:
Dec 06, 2016 07:00 am - 06:00 pm
Cost:
$30
Phone:
(970) 726-1564

Combat winter stir-craziness by getting your kids out of the house and up Winter Park’s historic mountains at this invigorating day-long ski and snowboard camp. Instructors from Winter Park Resort will coach camp-goers (ages 4-18) on the ins and outs of skiing and snowboarding, with all equipment and lift tickets provided. Denver Parks and Recreation…

Dew Tour: Breckenridge

Date:
Dec 08, 2016 to Dec 11, 2016
Cost:
Phone:
(970) 453-5000

Some of the best skiers and snowboarders in the world will make their way to the Centennial State for the tenth annual Dew to show off their scintillating airborne maneuvers. Danny Davis, who took first place in the superpipe at the 2008 Dew Tour, will be competing, as will slopestyle skier Gus Kenworthy, who won…

Survival Standard

Date:
Dec 09, 2016 to Dec 13, 2016
Cost:
$495-$595.
Phone:

This five-day course prepares students for outdoor survival in the rough Colorado wilderness by teaching them basic skills like how to build a sturdy shelter, how to forage for food and water, and how to construct a fire that won’t fizzle out. Students are in good hands with instructor Robert Allen, a U.S. Army veteran…

Jingle Bell Run

Date:
Dec 10, 2016 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Cost:
Prices vary.
Phone:

It's not all about the (jingle) bells and whistles at this annual holiday fun run. Sport your holiday best for a shot at the "Best Costume" title (there's also an award for most festive four-legged friends), and get ready for a smooth 5K course that runs from South High School to Washington Park. The top…

Santa Speedo Dash

Date:
Dec 10, 2016 12:30 pm
Cost:
$35.
Phone:

This one-mile dash is the perfect reason to bring your Speedo out of storage. Runners will start and finish at Mead Street Station, a craft beer bar and grill in the Highlands neighborhood where Speedo-clad sprinters can enjoy a post-race beer from Ratio Beerworks. Proceeds benefit Life is Better Animal Rescue, a Denver-based animal shelter.…

Skadi: Vail’s Women Ski Fest

Date:
Dec 14, 2016 to Dec 16, 2016
Cost:
Prices vary.
Phone:
(970) 754-8245

This three-day retreat named after the Norse goddess of winter offers participants more than just slope time. Ease into each day with a morning yoga session before hitting Vail's world-renowned ski slopes with a guide who will provide the best tips and tricks to ensure your skiing skills are in peak condition. End each night…

Barre3 Community Free Class

Date:
Dec 15, 2016 01:30 pm - 02:30 pm
Cost:
Free.
Phone:

This free yoga class welcomes practitioners of all skill levels. Barre3, a mix of ballet barre, yoga, and pilates, combines movements that focus on creating strong core muscles and balance. The class is led by instructor and studio owner Katie Heaps, a barre3 devotee since 2012. Thu 1:30-2:30 p.m. Visit eventbrite.com.

Snowflake Shoot

Date:
Dec 18, 2016 11:00 am - 01:00 pm
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:
303-659-6005

Get outside this weekend to learn an essential survival skill of our forefathers: archery. The rangers at Barr Lake State Park will put you through your paces to get first-timers comfortable behind the bow, while novice and intermediate archers can refine their technique. Kids ages six and up can channel their inner Katniss Everdeen as…

Chanukah Festival

Date:
Dec 24, 2016 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm
Cost:
$13.
Phone:

Ring in the first night of Chanukah with ice skating and carnival rides at this seasonal celebration. Once you’ve had your fill of the rink, hop on the miniature carousel and Ferris wheel at Lollipop Park, an indoor amusement park inside the Family Sports Complex. Proceeds will be used by the Chabad Jewish Center to…

Skate Night at Broadmoor World Arena

Date:
Dec 27, 2016 06:00 pm
Cost:
$5-$10
Phone:
(719) 477-2100

Stave off holiday break restlessness by getting your kids out of the house and onto the ice of the Colorado College hockey team at this family-friendly skating event. Proceeds benefit the Empty Stocking Fund, which supports 20 health and human service nonprofits in the Pikes Peak region. Tue 6 p.m.

Kusha: Denver

Date:
Dec 30, 2016 to Jan 02, 2017
Cost:
Prices vary.
Phone:

Ring in 2017 at this three-day yoga and cannabis workshop. Under the guidance of yoga instructor and KUSHA owner Harleigh Reynolds, you'll discover the role cannabis can play in your yoga practice both physically and mentally. You'll practice several yoga styles over multiple sessions, including Yin and Vinyasa, and pair each with a different form…

Evergreen Pond Hockey Tournament

Date:
Jan 07, 2017 to Jan 08, 2017
Cost:
$400.
Phone:

This outdoor hockey tournament is a much-needed alternative to that routine game of pickup at the local rink. In this unique setup, teams of four will face off in single elimination games with no goalies, and there will be snowbanks instead of boards on all 12 rinks across 8.5 frozen acres of Evergreen Lake. Bonus:…

Tightline Outdoors’ Ice Addiction Tournament Series

Date:
Jan 07, 2017 07:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
$40
Phone:

Put your expert angling skills to the test for a chance to win a new Polaris four-wheeler at this ice fishing tournament. The person to catch the heaviest fish will be deemed the winner, but runners-up needn’t despair: they’ll receive select outdoor gear from Bass Pro Shop and other retailers to take their minds off…

Spartan Kickoff

Date:
Jan 07, 2017 09:00 am - 11:00 am
Cost:
Free.
Phone:

This high-octane fitness rally is the place to start turning that New Year’s resolution into reality. All exercises will come from the Spartan SGX Training Model, which includes climbing, running, and rowing, plus kettlebell and sandbag workouts like snatches and squats. Each training session takes place on an outdoor track, so come warmly dressed—just because…

Beaver Creek Running Series: Snowshoe Edition

Date:
Jan 08, 2017 11:00 am
Cost:
$35.
Phone:
(970) 845-9090

You don’t need to be an expert snowshoer to participate in this hardcore race, but you might just need an oxygen mask. The race starts at over 8,000 feet and provides stellar views of the Rocky Mountains as racers speed toward the finish line. Hardcore snowshoers will want to sign up for the 10K, while…

Denver International Sportsmen’s Exposition

Date:
Jan 12, 2017 to Jan 15, 2017
Cost:
$17.
Phone:
(303) 228-8000

You're likely to leave this four-day outdoor extravaganza with several tips and tricks for your next fishing adventure. Check out a presentation from competitive fisherman Caleb VanWagner, who will teach you how to maximize the distance on your cast, and stock up on gear from hundreds of retailers including Ducks Unlimited, Inferno USA, and Mountain…

Grand Mesa Grind

Date:
Jan 14, 2017 07:30 am - 11:30 am
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:

Participants in this ski race will spend a clear Colorado morning traversing backcountry terrain before enjoying free beer at the finish line. Those in the “Race” category will reach nearly 5,000 vertical feet, while those in the “Rec” category will ascend just over 2,000 feet. All skiers will cross scenic pathways on the Grand Mesa,…

BookGirl: Nuanprang Snitbhan

Date:
Jan 14, 2017 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free.
Phone:
720-443-2227

Attend this engaging discussion led by Boulder author Nuanprang Snitbhan, whose book, Girl Time, teaches mindfulness techniques that can make conversations about difficult topics, such as body image and anxiety, easier for mothers and daughters to have. After the presentation, attendees can continue the conversation over coffee from Method Coffee Roasters. Sat 10:30 a.m.-noon Visit…

Polar Bear 5K

Date:
Jan 15, 2017 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cost:
$30-$40
Phone:
(303) 698-4962

This winter fun-run sends participants on a 5K course around Washington Park, with the top male and female winners in each age group receiving a medal. Complimentary hot chocolate will be on offer for those needing a post-run pick-me-up. Proceeds benefit Girls on the Run, which helps girls ages 8-13 learn life skills through active…

Cowboy Downhill

Date:
Jan 16, 2017 01:00 pm
Cost:
Free.
Phone:
(970) 879-6111

Hooting and hollering are required at this downhill ski race, which coincides with the National Western Stock Show and sees professional bull riders step out of their comfort zones to slide and glide down Stampede Trail at Steamboat Resort. Spectators should keep their eyes peeled for any potential nominees for the “Best Crash” award. Evening…

Ouray Ice Festival

Date:
Jan 19, 2017 to Jan 21, 2017
Cost:
$60.
Phone:

Calling all ice hounds: this festival is for you. Three days of competitive ice climbing, clinics, and gear from big-name brands including The North Face await at Ouray Ice Park. Two races, the Elite Mixed Climbing Competition and the Hari Berger Speed Climbing Competition, are sure to keep spectators and participants alike entertained. Thu 7:30-9:30…

Grand Traverse Ski Mountaineering Camp

Date:
Jan 20, 2017 to Jan 22, 2017
Cost:
$400.
Phone:
(970) 349-2333

This two-day workshop provides experienced skiers an opportunity to sharpen their skills, while beginners will appreciate the small-group setting that allows for in-depth sessions with instructors from the U.S. Skimo Team. Not all the learning will take place on the mountain, as Roanne Houck, creator of Aclimate sports drink, will lead a session on nutrition…

The Craftsman & Apprentice: Reclaimed Wood Serving Board Workshop

Date:
Jan 20, 2017 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Cost:
$40.
Phone:
303-718-3012

Heather Mullins, the founder of Relevant Reuse, which fashions handmade products out of reused and recycled materials, will take you through a two-hour workshop during which you'll craft your own reclaimed wood serving board. Get your hands dirty with bandsaw and sander (instruction will be provided), and walk away with a homemade artisanal piece that'll…

Women’s Safety: 101

Date:
Jan 22, 2017 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
Cost:
Free.
Phone:
(970) 449-0170

This beginner’s self-defense class will teach women how to effectively protect themselves in dangerous situations. Taught by amateur mixed martial arts athletes and TITLE trainers Samantha Gilliand and Alyssa Hochfelder, each student will be taught situational awareness, evasion tactics, and how to throw punches. All proceeds benefit the Sexual Assault Victim Advocate Center, which provides…

Citradelic Live: Smallpools at Winter Park

Date:
Jan 27, 2017 05:00 pm - 08:00 pm
Cost:
$10.
Phone:
(970) 726-1564

Get ready to party in the mountains—and help a good cause at the same time. Head to Winter Park Resort to attend New Belgium Brewing’s soiree, where you can celebrate the birthday of their Mary Jane Ale, exclusive to Winter Park, and listen to live music by the popular indie band Smallpools. Proceeds will benefit…

UFC Fight Night: Shevchenko vs Peña

Date:
Jan 28, 2017 02:00 pm
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:
303-405-1100

A full slate of matches and elite fighters means Ultimate Fighting's return to Denver will be full of spectacle. This night's main card features the heavy hands of top-ranked Kyrgyzstan fighter Valentina Shevchenko versus second-ranked American takedown specialist Julianna Peña. But that's not all you get for your money: 10 matches will occur before the…

Fittest Pair Challenge

Date:
Jan 28, 2017 09:30 am
Cost:
Prices vary.
Phone:

Grab a partner for this 21-day fitness challenge. Each team will perform three sets of exercises at Littleton’s MissFits Studio, including one-minute sets of sit-ups, burpees, and rolling-ball pushups. Contestants will attend fitness sessions throughout the month and test again after 21 days, with the duo with the most combined weight lost receiving gift cards…

Fremont Haunt Race

Date:
Jan 29, 2017 04:25 pm
Cost:
Prices vary.
Phone:

Teams of seven compete head-to-head in a race that pays homage to John Fremont, an explorer and general in the Union Army, who in 1849 led an expedition along the Rio Grande in which 12 of his members died. Four team members will be tasked with carrying two “bodies,” while the seventh member, will recreate…

Grand Mesa Summit Challenge Sled Dog Race

Date:
Feb 04, 2017 to Feb 05, 2017
Cost:
Free.
Phone:

It may not be the Iditarod, but this dog sled competition (consisting of four, six, or eight-mile-races), sees more than 35 mushers and their huskies or pointers traversing wintry trails across the largest flattop mountain in the world. Racers and their dogs also reach elevations of up to 10,800 feet, making this the highest dog…

Gratitude Twenty17

Date:
Feb 04, 2017 07:00 am - 04:00 pm
Cost:
$149.
Phone:
(303) 321-7872

Spend a day in thoughtful meditation and yoga practice for a good cause. Fifteen unique classes ranging from Vinyasa flow yoga to metta meditation will keep participants relaxed throughout the day. All proceeds benefit Heart & Hand, which works to empower underprivileged youth through after-school and summer programs. Sat 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit…

Tavern Downtown Super Bowl Party

Date:
Feb 05, 2017 03:30 pm
Cost:
Free.
Phone:
(303) 226-1535

This classic watch party offers three projector screens so you won’t miss a single play. Indulge in all-you-can-eat sliders, wings, and pizza, plus Bud Light drafts. Throw your name in the raffle for a chance to walk out with a new 48-inch television. Sun 3:30 p.m. Visit tavernhg.com.

Winter Glow Flow Silent Disco

Date:
Feb 07, 2017 07:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
Free.
Phone:
720-306-9171

Participants at this 60-minute silent yoga session are led by Claire Ewing, a certified instructor at CorePower Yoga, who will direct the tranquil class through personal headphones supplied to each student. After the class, yogis can enjoy dinner from Viewhouse Eatery, Bar and Rooftop. Tue 7-10 p.m.

I (Heart) Bikes

Date:
Feb 08, 2017 07:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
Free.
Phone:
303-728-2337

Live music? Check. Beer? Check. Food? Check. Giveaways and a silent auction? Check. This isn’t your average bicycle-friendly meet up. Stop by Blue Moon Brewing Company for Denver Cruiser Ride’s mid-winter bike party, where you’ll have the chance to win a trendy new bike, make new friends and maybe take a spin around the block.…

Full Moon Snowshoe Tour

Date:
Feb 10, 2017 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm
Cost:
$10.
Phone:

Explore Breckenridge’s mile-long walking trails beneath a moonlit sky. Led by guides from the Gold Run Nordic Center, snowshoers will tour backcountry trails as they trek toward an abandoned mining mill outside town. Post-walk, participants can munch on sandwiches and cookies at the Gold Run Nordic Center’s clubhouse. Fri 5-7 p.m. Visit breckenridgerecreation.com.

Arrowhead Club Poker Run

Date:
Feb 11, 2017 10:00 am - 02:00 pm
Cost:
$25.
Phone:

Rev your engines and test your luck at this unorthodox snowmobile race. Riders cruise through trails in Gunnison National Forest and draw from a deck of cards at each checkpoint in order to put together a strong hand. The rider that crosses the finish line with the best hand gets to stuff her wallet with…

Sip N’ Cycle

Date:
Feb 11, 2017 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
$25.
Phone:
720-638-3678

Put your newest work-out to go-out athleisure outfits to the test by joining 38 State Brewing Company for their inaugural Sip N’ Cycle event: a 25-minute cycling class held in the brewery and taught by a CycleBar instructor followed by rounds of buy-one-get-one-free craft beers for each participant. Proceeds benefit Rachel’s Challenge, an organization creating…

Blisters and Chafing and Lytes, Oh My! A Workshop for Women Runners

Date:
Feb 11, 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
$50.
Phone:
970-419-8800

Whether you’re already crushing marathons or lacing up for your first trail run, this two-hour endurance running workshop will help manifest any goals teasing your horizon. Geared specifically for female runners, the workshop will cover topics ranging from basic nutrition for diverse weather conditions to how to prevent and relieve chafing and blisters (with a…

Old Man Winter Rally

Date:
Feb 12, 2017 08:00 am - 04:00 pm
Cost:
$40-$100.
Phone:

Mountain trails, back country roads, and free beer await all runners and cyclists at this multi-faceted race. Cyclists will cruise through either 50km or 100km courses while runners will tackle a five-mile path that incorporates parts of Lyons’s Picture Rock Trail. Refuel post-race with a craft brew courtesy of Oskar Blues Brewery. Sun 8 a.m.-4…

50+ Winter Games

Date:
Feb 12, 2017 to Feb 14, 2017
Cost:
$35.
Phone:

Age is just a number at this Olympic-style winter sports competition. Gold medals await winners in competitions ranging from figure skating on Keystone Lake, slalom skiing down Dercum Mountain, and even a snowball tossing competition at the Frisco Nordic Center. Proceeds benefit the Summit County Senior Citizens nonprofit. Visit co.summit.co.us.

Valen-Thai & Fly

Date:
Feb 14, 2017 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Cost:
$60
Phone:

This Valentine’s Day yoga class will introduce couples to the therapeutic side of acro-yoga, a form of yoga that centers around partner poses. Instructor Jen Cameron, a certified yoga teacher since 2010, will lead participants through various therapeutic full-body poses. Cameron will also be teaching the ins-and-outs of Thai massage therapy, which has the masseur…

Kicker Arenacross Series

Date:
Feb 17, 2017 to Feb 18, 2017
Cost:
$17-$32.
Phone:
970-619-4100

Expect death-defying stunts at this high-octane motocross race and rally. More than 150 truckloads of dirt will form a racetrack of high-banking grooves and curves that are sure to test the mettle of professional riders as they compete for the $5,000-dollar purse. Freestyle rider Geoff Gaskins will cap off the event by landing a front…

Dawg Nation Pond Hockey Tournament

Date:
Feb 24, 2017 to Feb 26, 2017
Cost:
$625.
Phone:
970-968-2318

Sharpen your skates for this charitable pond hockey tournament and bid for a chance to play with a pro. Teams of four compete in a round-robin style tournament, but some teams will get a boost from former NHL? players like Aaron McKenzie and Milan Hejduk, who will play for the team who bids the highest.…

Walks on Water Ice Fishing Tournament Series

Date:
Feb 25, 2017 08:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
$30.
Phone:

Anglers in this second-year tournament will stake out their own spot on the ice, with a $500 pay-out for the heaviest fish caught in Georgetown Lake, which boasts both brown and rainbow trout. Participants who leave the ice empty-handed can still reel in some goodies like coffee or kettle corn from Megan’s Mountain Kettle Corn.…

Komen Colorado Snowshoe for the Cure

Date:
Mar 04, 2017 07:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
$45.
Phone:
(970) 668-0866

Put on your favorite pink clothes for this charitable snowshoe race. Participants can snowshoe the 3k or 5k trails across the Frisco Nordic Center, while the little ones romp through the snow in the Lil’ Stomper Dash. All proceeds benefit Komen Colorado, which provides monetary support to improve breast cancer screening, research, and treatment efforts.…

Special Olympics Colorado Winter Games

Date:
Mar 05, 2017 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Cost:
Free.
Phone:
970-968-2318

Adaptive athletes from across the Centennial State will compete in classic Olympic events, including alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, and snowboarding. Participants will take on groomed alpine runs such as Carefree, Scooter, Easy Feeling, and Copperopolis. Proceeds benefit Special Olympics Colorado, which provides sports training and athletic opportunities to children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Sun…

Erin Go Braugh Run

Date:
Mar 11, 2017 07:30 am - 10:15 am
Cost:
$40.
Phone:

There might not be a pot of gold at the end of this happy-go-lucky fun run, but there will be all-you-can-eat Lucky Charms cereal at the finish line. Runners will embark on a 4.83-mile course that follows the Big Dry Creek Trail north before looping around and finishing near the Butterfly Pavilion in Westminster. Post-race,…

Men & Boxing

Date:
Mar 15, 2017 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Cost:
Free.
Phone:
970.213.7537

Participants at this dynamic event for men will learn about the art of pugilism before talking business over beers from Old Colorado Brewing Company. Joe Buckner, instructor and owner of Beautifully Savage boxing gym, will lead a short training session about the basics of boxing, including fundamentals like proper stance and head movement. Afterward, participants…

Harlem Globetrotters

Date:
Mar 16, 2017 07:30 pm
Cost:
$20.
Phone:

This legendary basketball squad’s athletic antics will have audience members howling with laughter in between rounds of applause. Trick shots, rim-rattling slam dunks, and, of course, a few practical jokes at the referee’s expense are all part of the game plan. Thu 7:30 p.m. Visit harlemglobetrotters.com.

McDonald’s Cardboard Derby

Date:
Mar 18, 2017 10:00 am - 01:00 pm
Cost:
$10.
Phone:
(970) 247-9000

Competitors at this innovative derby race must craft their homemade sled in advance using only cardboard, duct tape, twine, and paint. Then they’ll try to successfully navigate Purgatory’s tubing hill in their makeshift creations. Winners in the solo and teams categories receive prizes such as gift cards to Steamworks Brewing and Nini’s Taqueria. Sat 10…

Women’s Lindley Hut Trip

Date:
Mar 23, 2017 to Mar 25, 2017
Cost:
$750.
Phone:

Deep in Aspen’s Castle Valley Creek, at around 10,500 feet of elevation, participants of this intense three-day excursion will spend four to five hours each day hiking and skiing throughout the area. While exploring the area, the ladies will also learn important safety tips concerning topics such as avalanche awareness, route-finding, and large terrain navigation.…

World Synchronized Skating Championships

Date:
Apr 07, 2017 to Apr 08, 2017
Schedule:
Fri 5:30-10 p.m.; Sat 3-8:30 p.m.
Cost:
Phone:
888-929-7849

Watch as more than 24 synchronized ice skating teams from around the globe compete for the title of world champion. Last year Team USA clinched first place in the free skating category; cheer on the team's 16 members this year as they slide, glide, and jump their way toward another gold medal.

Aspen Ascent Weekend

Date:
Apr 08, 2017 to Apr 09, 2017
Schedule:
Sat 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sun 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Cost:
Free.
Phone:
970-429-2093

Lifts might be closing, but athletes can still take advantage of the snow at this winter sporting event. Non-mechanized uphill travelers—including split boarders, snowshoers, and hikers—can make the trek up Buttermilk Mountain's groomed ski runs. At the base, grab a cup of complimentary hot cocoa, check out demonstrations led by Aspen Alpine Guides and visit vendors to buy new…

Schneetag

Date:
Apr 09, 2017 noon
Cost:
Free.
Phone:
800-525-6200

If you think building a craft capable of careening down a ski slope, launching off a jump, and landing—then floating—in a pond is impossible, you're wrong. It's simply how Aspen Highlands celebrates the end of the ski season during Schneetag (German for "snow day"). This high-octane event sees costumed teams of four race down the…

Winter Mountaineering in the Rockies

Date:
Apr 11, 2017 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Cost:
Free.
Phone:
303-583-9970

Take your peak-bagging to the next level with this interactive workshop led by an REI Specialist. You’ll pick up tips for conquering unpredictable mountain weather plus essential information about equipment and professional techniques for climbing high-elevation summits.

Enduro & Apres Party

Date:
Apr 12, 2017 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Cost:
$100-150.
Phone:
970-468-0718

Grab your partner and enter the ultimate endurance downhill ski test. You’ll have 10 hours to complete as many laps as possible up and down A-Basin’s Pali chair. Winners get bragging rights, but all participants can feast at the Italian-style pasta dinner by A-Basin’s own Chef Rybak, enjoy some fresh brews, and receive a T-shirt…

Rick Accomazzo: Tobin Sorenson’s 1977 Season in the Alps

Date:
Apr 13, 2017 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Cost:
Free.
Phone:
303-499-8866

As one of the original rock climbers in Yosemite, Tobin Sorenson was named one of the best of his generation—then in 1980, he died while attempting to solo the north face of Canada’s Mt. Alberta. Listen as Rick Accomazzo, Sorenson’s friend and fellow adventurer, presents some of the legendary climber’s alpine accomplishments during the last years before his…

Rodeo All-Star Weekend

Date:
Apr 14, 2017 to Apr 15, 2017
Schedule:
Fri 7 p.m.-midnight; Sat 9:30 a.m.-midnight.
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:
303-297-1166

Dust off your cowboy hat, don your boots, and get ready to cheer for the nation’s elite pro rodeo stars. Watch cowboys from all over the country compete in tie-down roping, barrel racing, and bull riding. Then meet the stars over a western-themed buffet at the Lunch with Champions on Friday. A portion of the proceeds benefit the…

Genesis Adventure Race

Date:
Apr 15, 2017 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Cost:
Team costs vary.
Phone:
(303) 791-7275

This race isn’t just for athletes—in order to succeed in this three-part adventure, teams will have to be able to think creatively, strategize, and move quickly. The beginner-friendly course features biking, trekking, and boating sections as well as secret special challenges. Using creative problem-solving skills, teams of two to four members will have to work together…

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Night Nation Run

Date:
Apr 22, 2017 7 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Cost:
$30-$60.
Phone:
303-727-3500

Lace up your neon sneakers and add some neck stretches to your warm-up: at this late-night fiesta, you can  head-bang and hit the pavement. Break a sweat on an illuminated 5K course featuring mid-race party zones with DJs and selfie stations. Afterward, local EDM performers (such as DJ Tanastadi and DJ Escal8) will spin tracks at the finish…

AmSoil ArenaCross

Date:
Apr 22, 2017 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Cost:
$15-$40.
Phone:
720-865-2475

At this adrenaline-filled event, you can watch 16 fearless motocross finalists race in the penultimate stage of the American Arenacross’s Ricky Carmichael Cup. The dirt-biking course features jumps, tight turns, and a head-to-head race—competitors need to complete eight laps on it as quickly as possible to win the prize. Don't miss the chance to watch reigning American champion Gavin…

Cherry Creek Sneak

Date:
Apr 23, 2017 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Cost:
$20-$55.
Phone:
(303) 399-5353

When hitting the pavement means scoring a free beer and supporting a worthy cause—like it does during this fun run—you might tighten your laces with a bit more aplomb. Sign up for your choice of a 10-, five-, or 3.1-mile course around downtown Denver. After the race, enter the costume contest, visit the beer garden, or browse…

Fruita Fat Tire Festival

Date:
Apr 27, 2017 to Apr 30, 2017
Schedule:
Times vary.
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:
970-858-7220

Kick your fat tires into gear and ride miles of single-track trails across Colorado’s mountain biking mecca at this three-day festival. Open to cyclists of all levels, the extravaganza kicks off with a VIP Party at the James Robb Colorado River State Park catered by local restaurant Bin 707 and Oskar Blues Brewery. Throughout the rest of…

Fit & Fold Community Workout

Date:
Apr 27, 2017 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Cost:
$5-$12.
Phone:
720-865-4200

At this 75-minute fitness event, you can break a sweat two ways. Bring a friend so you can motivate each other during this community-focused class that combines conditioning with yoga. After you burn some calories, mingle with other participants while sampling homemade energy balls from Lorissa's Kitchen or shopping for yoga supplies from Aurora-based Pogamat.

2017 Amateur Disc Golf Championships

Date:
Apr 28, 2017 to Apr 30, 2017
Schedule:
Fri 11 a.m.; Sat-Sun 7 a.m.
Cost:
Prices vary.
Phone:
303-428-3526

Join Disc Golf Colorado for a weekend filled with flying Frisbees. Never played Disc Golf before? (Maybe never heard of Disc Golf before? It’s a sport akin to golf, and you play against other individuals, but instead of landing balls in holes, you knock Frisbees against freestanding posts lined along a course.) Sign up for…

NaturalTango Festival

Date:
Apr 28, 2017 to Apr 30, 2017
Schedule:
Times vary.
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:
720-284-8234

Whether you’re new to the dips and twirls of tango or you’ve been practicing your boleo for years, expert instruction paired with live music by Latin American band Orquesta Típica NaturalTango will leave you ready to glide across the dance floor. In addition to the spirited performances, you'll have access to lectures about technique and…

Pole Pedal Paddle

Date:
Apr 30, 2017 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:

Cruise across snow, pavement, and water during this three-part nature race that follows Mt. Crested Butte’s spring run-off path. Competitors start on skis at the Crested Butte Mountain Resort for an uphill and downhill run, then transition to bikes for a cruise along Highway 135 before kayaking to the finish at Gunnison River’s whitewater park.…

Canine Classic 5K

Date:
Apr 30, 2017 7 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Cost:
$15-$200.
Phone:
303-443-0400

Leash up your four-legged pal for this dog-friendly race. The entire course is built for canines: Water troughs and veterinarians will be positioned along the pavement-and-dirt path next to regular aid stations. Once you cross the finish line, enjoy the tunes spun by local DJ Blakk Caesar and let your dog loose to socialize with…

Walk MS

Date:
May 06, 2017 6:30 a.m.
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:
1-800-344-4867

Take an active stand against multiple sclerosis at this family-friendly race. Choose between walking a one-mile course or running a five-kilometer route—both of which are paved—and feel free to bring your leashed pooch to stroll beside you. Proceeds benefit several organizations that provide critical services for those suffering from MS.

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Bike Junkies Fest

Date:
May 07, 2017 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Cost:
Free.
Phone:
303-278-6545

Don't forget your helmet for test driving this year's newest bikes at this cycling event. In the morning, ride a two-wheeler from Santa Cruz Bicycles, Yeti Cycles, or one of five other brands on the trails of North Table Mountain. Afterward, head to a casual gathering at Golden Bike Shop, where you can participate in a raffle for a Pivot Cycles…

Grace’s Race

Date:
May 07, 2017 7 a.m.
Cost:
$25-$35.
Phone:
303-758-2130

Supporting local kids is as easy as lacing up your sneakers at this 5K. The run, which takes its name from a pediatric brain cancer survivor at Cherry Creek High School, takes place on a paved route around Willow Spring Open Space. Proceeds benefit the Morgan Adams Foundation, a Denver non-profit that funds children’s cancer research.

Questival

Date:
May 12, 2017 to May 13, 2017
Schedule:
Fri 7 p.m.-midnight; Sat midnight-7 p.m.
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:
720-865-4220

During this 24-hour adventure, teams will race to finish challenges across the Centennial State for a chance to win prizes such as gear from local outdoor outfitter Cotopaxi. Tasks range from eating spicy burritos to photographing landmarks, so everyone in your group can contribute his or her talents to the cause.

CycloFemme Women’s Ride

Date:
May 14, 2017 9:30 a.m.
Cost:
Free.
Phone:
303-955-0836

Ditch the flowers: Celebrate Mother’s Day by inviting an active mama to this 30-mile bike ride instead. In conjunction with the local event, women around the world will take part in their own bike rides to raise money for a female-focused cause. Proceeds benefit World Bicycle Relief, a charity that provides two-wheelers for girls in Kenya.

Mother’s Day 5K & Brunch

Date:
May 14, 2017 9 a.m.
Cost:
Ticket prices vary
Phone:
303-759-8455

You're already planning to take Mom to breakfast this weekend—why not burn some calories with her first? Start the day by hitting the pavement on a paved course while the little ones run on a modified quarter- to 1-mile children's course nearby. Then chow down on a wholesome meal of Noosa yogurt, fresh fruit, and Golden’s Olde…

Astronomy Night

Date:
May 15, 2017 8 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Cost:
$5.
Phone:
970-925-5756

Start this stargazing session with a 15-minute lesson on the basics, during which you’ll learn about the phases of the moon, star life cycles, and the Big Bang from Aspen High School Astronomy Club president Ricky Wojcik. Once you think you’ve mastered the fundamentals, put your newfound knowledge to work by spotting the Milky Way…

Hip-Hop Yoga: Drake vs. Lil Wayne

Date:
May 16, 2017
Schedule:
6, 8 p.m.
Cost:
$20
Phone:
720-809-9985

Both yogis and music lovers have a reason to break a sweat during this high-energy fitness session. The 50-minute vinyasa flow class will kick off with a live performance by Denver hip-hop duo Komorebi & Zoe. Then tune into music from Lil Wayne and Drake as you move between warrior poses.

Colorado State Chess Championships

Date:
May 19, 2017 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Cost:
$15.
Phone:
970-310-4224

This five-minute blitz tournament, which is hosted by the Colorado State Chess Association, is open to any quick-fingered chess player in Colorado. Players will have two hours to rack up as many wins—playing five-minute games— as possible. The winner earns the Colorado’s Blitz Chess Champion title and trophy plus a cash prize based on the buy-in…

Primal Colorado Bike Expo

Date:
May 19, 2017 to May 20, 2017
Schedule:
Fri 2-8:30 p.m.; Sat 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Cost:
Free.
Phone:
303-263-0082

At Colorado’s largest consumer bike show, more than 100 exhibitors will feature products ranging from the Container Collective’s bamboo two-wheelers to Elby’s electrical bikes. Check out the riding clinics for kids, big wheel races for adults, and professional riders’ trick demonstrations for the adrenaline-savvy. Don’t miss Mobile BikeMan, a bicycle-shop-in-a-van that’ll diagnose and repair any…

Colfax 5K and Marathon

Date:
May 19, 2017 to May 21, 2017
Schedule:
Times vary.
Cost:
Prices vary.
Phone:

Traverse the Mile High City during this urban marathon, which was selected as one of the Runner’s World top ten race recommendations of the past two years. You’ll run past select Denver landmarks—including Sloan's Lake, the state capitol, and Sports Authority Field at Mile High—as you make your way along the 26.2-mile route. Not feeling up to…

Fly Fishing Rendezvous

Date:
May 20, 2017 to May 21, 2017
Cost:
$8
Phone:
303-271-6600

Both amateur and professional anglers will learn new tips for the upcoming fishing season at this two-day festival dedicated to the sport. To improve their technique, attendees can choose from a diverse lineup of  classes, including “How to Tie the D-Ribbed Golden Stone” or “The Seven Deadly Sins of Fly Casting.” In addition, local guide Courtney Despos will give…

Pure Speed Racing

Date:
May 21, 2017
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:
1-800-485-4746

If watching Nascar on TV makes you want to test out a race car yourself, don't miss this high-adrenaline opportunity to drive. Hop in a two-seater dragster with one of Morrison-based Bandimere Speedway’s licensed professionals and zoom up to 140 miles per hour. Or get suited up and buckled into your own vehicle so you can blast down…

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CSOm

Date:
May 22, 2017 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Cost:
Free.
Phone:
720-913-0700

Talk about Zen: This relaxing Civic Center Moves class combines the soothing sounds of classical music with the cleansing power of yoga. A quartet of strings players from the Colorado Symphony will provide a live soundtrack to this outdoor yoga class, which is taught by Kelly Wernke from Denver's Fold Yoga and designed for beginners and veteran yogis alike.…

Paddlefest

Date:
May 26, 2017 to May 29, 2017
Schedule:
Times vary.
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:
719-395-9206

Attendees at this riverfront festival can enter a paddleboarding competition, indulge in yoga on the beach, or learn the basics of kayak river running during an expert-led clinic. Afterward, sip a beer from Buena Vista’s Eddyline Brewery as you enjoy a psychedelic funk show from Liver Down the River.

Ride the Cog

Date:
May 27, 2017 9 a.m.
Cost:
$35-$45.
Phone:
970-276-4380

Outside of Steamboat Springs lies a cog road—an old-fashioned dirt path used for transporting wheeled vehicles—that cyclists have been riding on for more than 100 years. Follow their (metaphorical) wheel tracks on a 30-mile paved and gravel route, a 26-mile trail, or a five-mile paved “fun ride” downtown.

Memorial Day Run & March

Date:
May 27, 2017 7 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Cost:
$30-$60
Phone:
720-425-2978

Celebrate Memorial Day by testing your military-style grit on this 30-kilometer trek in honor of U.S. veterans. You’ll carry 25 pounds of nonperishable foods in a backpack and march the course alongside veterans, current military personnel, and other civilians. At the finish line, the food you carry will be collected and donated to the Douglas/Elbert Task Force…

The Pressed Conference

Date:
May 27, 2017 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Cost:
$45
Phone:
303-222-2136

There's no better way to celebrate Colorado Cider Week than with a festival dedicated to Centennial State (and other Mountain West) cider makers. Dozens of vendors—including Denver's Colorado Cider Company and C Squared Ciders as well as Grand Mesa's Snow Capped Cider—will share refreshing apple-flavored bevvies for you to taste. After sampling a few crisp drinks, relax in a…

BolderBoulder

Date:
May 29, 2017 5:45 a.m.
Cost:
Prices vary
Phone:
303-444-7223

Don't miss your opportunity to take part in the race Runner's World described as America's best 10K. Thanks to the expertly organized “wave start,” you can take off in a heat with similarly-paced runners and settle into your run without worrying about a crowd. As you weave through downtown Boulder, take in killer views on the Flatirons and listen to live…

The Nomad

Date:
Jun 01, 2017 to Jun 04, 2017
Schedule:
Times vary.
Cost:
$550.
Phone:
(719) 538-4000

Traverse more than 100 miles during this endurance race across the Pikes Peak Wilderness. The challenging course features multiple segments—guided whitewater rafting on the Arkansas River, single-track mountain biking, hiking near Pikes Peak, and a series of mystery obstacles scattered around Cripple Creek. Recruit two or three of your most adventurous friends for a chance…

Basic Trapping

Date:
Jun 02, 2017 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Cost:
$100.
Phone:
719-930-9714

Wannabe Davy Crocketts can take their wilderness skills to the next level at this trapping workshop with the Colorado Springs–based Survival University. During the day-long session, you’ll learn how to make 10 different primitive snares using materials found in the woods. In addition, guides will show you how to track different types of game.

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Summit Sisters

Date:
Jun 02, 2017 to Jun 04, 2017
Cost:
$45
Phone:
303-938-9191

If a recent Wonder Woman screening made you feel more connected to your gal pals, imagine how much more empowered you'll feel after a three-day women's mindfulness retreat. Focus on your physical health during early-morning hikes in Rocky Mountain National Park as well as in yoga classes taught by Boulder yoga teachers Olivia Hsu and Yuki Tsuji. Other talented ladies, including…

Into the Wild Running Festival

Date:
Jun 03, 2017 7 a.m.
Cost:
$20-$45.
Phone:
303-536-0118

At this charity event, run for—not from—large predators. Choose between a 5K or 10K and hit the pavement inside a wild animal sanctuary, weaving through enclosures of lions, tigers, and wolves. Bonus: After you’ve broken a sweat, spend the rest of the day viewing the animals up close. Proceeds benefit the sanctuary, which is home…

Aerial Flyer Workshop

Date:
Jun 03, 2017 to Jun 04, 2017
Schedule:
Sat-Sun 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Cost:
$60.
Phone:
303-245-8272

Athletes familiar with aerial basics can improve their technique at this two-day clinic. With the help of Australian circus coach Alex Allan and aerial performer Jenn Bruyer, participants will practice adding bigger drops and dynamic movements into their repertoires. During the workshop, the duo of teachers will adapt their lesson to match students’ particular strengths…

Run for the Door 5K

Date:
Jun 03, 2017 7:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Cost:
$25-$35
Phone:
720-975-0107

Your entire family can hit the pavement at this 5K, which takes place on an easy paved loop around Cheesman Park. After crossing the finish line, Centennial-based Flippin’ Flapjacks will serve pancakes and the Denver Bean Machine will provide free coffee for all participants. Proceeds benefit Open Door Ministries, an organization that provides food and education programs for Denver’s…

Elephant Rock Cycling Festival

Date:
Jun 04, 2017 5:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Cost:
$25-$85
Phone:
(720) 733-6900

With five distance options to choose from—including a 100-mile road route as well as an 8-mile family-friendly route—cyclists of all ability levels can cruise along the high plains between Denver and Colorado Springs at this non-competitive event. During the scenic century ride, you’ll follow country roads through the rolling hills of the Black Forest. After your muscles are sore, relax…

GoPro Mountain Games

Date:
Jun 08, 2017 to Jun 11, 2017
Schedule:
Times vary.
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:
970-777-2015

This high-octane event provides both amateurs and expert sportsmen with a chance to trigger a rush of endorphins. Face off against other contestants in a handful of 34 different outdoor activities—including sprint kayaking, bouldering, and cross-country cycling—to potentially take home prizes of up to $2,500. After each long day of competition, enjoy live musical acts such as…

Criterium and Brewfest

Date:
Jun 11, 2017 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Cost:
$35-$45.
Phone:
720-259-1030

Active Coloradans can find two of their favorite things—bikes and brews—at this fast-paced event. Start the day with a 1.15-mile sprint cycling course in downtown Wheat Ridge. Then once you’re out of the saddle, relax with a cold one from Black Shirt Brewing Co. or Zuni Street Brewing Company.

Revel Rockies Marathon & Half Marathon

Date:
Jun 11, 2017 6 a.m. - noon
Schedule:
Participants will park at this venue and then be shuttled to the race starting point.
Cost:
$110-$130
Phone:
(303) 697-6001

If running uphill is your least favorite part of every morning workout, this downhill-only road race will be a refreshing change of pace. Both the marathon and half-marathon courses start in the mountains just west of Denver and gently wind down moderate slopes until reaching the entrance to Morrison Park. After you've burned some calories, cool down with a…

Hanuman Festival

Date:
Jun 15, 2017 to Jun 18, 2017
Schedule:
Times vary.
Cost:
Ticket prices vary.
Phone:
(303) 441-3388

Unwind at a long weekend dedicated to improving your practice. World-renowned yoga and meditation teachers, including Colorado locals Dayna Seraye and Rod Stryker, will offer dozens of classes across a range of styles. Between flow-heavy Vinyasa and breathing-intensive Kundalini sessions, challenge yourself with rock climbing clinics or refuel with healthful meals prepared by SunMountain Center…

FIBArk

Date:
Jun 15, 2017 to Jun 18, 2017
Schedule:
Times vary.
Cost:
$10-$70.
Phone:

Skip the barbecue: You and your pop should celebrate Father’s Day at the nation’s oldest whitewater festival instead. Attendees can compete in a novice downriver race, try to stay standing as they brave the waves during a raft rodeo, or face off in a stand-up paddleboarding contest. Off the water, join a 10K trail run…

Denver Century Ride

Date:
Jun 17, 2017 6 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Cost:
$30-$90.
Phone:
720-292-2900

This urban cycling race offers routes for two-wheelers of all experience levels. Serious riders can brave a 100-mile course through Denver surburbs while beginners weave through historic neighborhoods on a 25-mile route in the Mile High City. Along the way, all cyclists can refuel with water and bagels at aid stations. Proceeds benefit Bicycle Colorado,…

The Denver Adventure

Date:
Jun 17, 2017 9 a.m.
Schedule:
Denver, locations vary.
Cost:
$45
Phone:

Even if you missed auditions for The Amazing Race in LoDo earlier this month, you still have a chance to embark upon a quest in the Mile High City. During this scavenger hunt, teams of two to four people can download the Denver Adventure app to get a list of both mental and physical tasks to complete…

Bow, Breathe, Be Mary

Date:
Jun 17, 2017 12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Cost:
$15
Phone:
303-955-4638

Thanks to this morning yoga session, you can focus on wellness and indulge in your favorite brunch cocktail. Start your day with a 60-minute flow-style yoga class taught by Denver instructor Jen Hicks and set to summer jam music. After stretching, enjoy Bloody Marys made with Bear Creek Distillery spirits, hand-crafted pickles from the Real Dill, and breakfast smoothie bowls from Sunshine Bowls…

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Denver Metro Hike for Hope

Date:
Jun 18, 2017 10:45 a.m. - noon
Cost:
Free
Phone:
719-290-8492

Skip the fourteener this weekend for a more relaxing (and impactful) trek near the Mile High City. This new, 1.8-mile charity hike invites those affected by suicide to raise funds and awareness for the Colorado chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Because the low-impact loop of the Trading Post Trail takes you through some of…

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Mavic Rockies

Date:
Jun 24, 2017 to Jun 30, 2017
Schedule:
Times vary.
Cost:
$2,200-$2,400.
Phone:

Colorado is home to plenty of rookie cyclists just aching to compete in a professional-level race. Now they (sort of) can, when the Haute Route, a series of races designed to give amateurs a taste of the pro circuit, comes to Colorado for the first time. It will take a week for athletes to complete…

Boulder Beer Company Brew Run

Date:
Jun 24, 2017 10 a.m.
Cost:
$35
Phone:
303-444-8448

Grab your running shoes and your favorite drinking buddy—the iconic Boulder Beer Company invites you to test your beer pong skills and your mile-pace to celebrate the brand’s 38th anniversary. Participants will begin the day with a three-mile run along Boulder Creek, finishing with ice cold micro-brews, free Jimmy John’s sandwiches and competitive, but goofy…

Goat Yoga and a Beer at Romero’s K9 Club and Tap House

Date:
Jun 28, 2017 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Cost:
$15-$38
Phone:
720-485-5968

Who doesn't love tiny, adorable goats, a little bit of yoga and a cold beer? “Goat yoga," a phenomenon that’s been capturing the hearts of yogis and non-yogis alike, is not something you want to miss this summer. The hour-long class will feature a herd of little goats to assist you with your child’s pose,…

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Park Burger Charity Ride to Lookout

Date:
Jul 01, 2017 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Cost:
Ticket prices vary
Phone:
720-381-0126

Who says a burger place can't be good for your health? On this ride, groups of competitive and casual bikers will set out from the RiNo location of Park Burger and embark on a 40-mile, 2,300-foot-elevation-gain journey to the top of Lookout Mountain. The goal of the day is to raise money for local cycling…

Triple Bypass

Date:
Jul 08, 2017 to Jul 09, 2017
Cost:
$150-$295
Phone:
303-800-7613

Give your heart—and your legs—some much-needed exercise at this cycling classic. Participants follow 120 miles of paved roads from Evergreen to Avon, during which time they’ll cross over three major passes and gain more than 10,000 feet in elevation. If your ticker is up for it, try the Double-Triple Bypass and spend a second day…

Walk Run Wag 5K

Date:
Jul 08, 2017 8 a.m.
Cost:
$35
Phone:
303-287-3277

Lace up your running shoes and leash up your pup—this furry 5K is the perfect event for any runner (or walker) and man’s best friend. Proceeds from the race will benefit International Hearing Dog Inc., in Henderson, CO, and their shelter dog training program, in which the rescued pups are trained and then placed for…

2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup

Date:
Jul 13, 2017 6 p.m.
Cost:
$30-$125
Phone:
720-258-3000

Soccer lovers rejoice—Denver has been chosen as one of 13 cities to host international teams in a one-night double-header event. Held biennially, the Gold Cup features North American, Central American, and Caribbean teams that travel to venues across the United States in search of the prestigious Gold Cup title. FIFA and Gold Cup Group C…

Wanderlust 108

Date:
Jul 15, 2017 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Cost:
$49
Phone:

Instead of toning your body with a standard run-bike-swim combo, this mindful triathlon gives you a chance to focus on your mental wellness. The event features three main components (a group 5K run, an outdoor yoga class, and a meditation session), but you’ll have the option to customize your experience by adding other activities in…

Burpees and Beer

Date:
Jul 15, 2017 11 a.m.
Cost:
$15
Phone:
970-926-3009

You might want to do your burpees before you booze at this weekend event. Hosted in the Crazy Mountain Brewery beer garden, athletes will be led through an intense, blood-pumping, hour-long workout coached by KPxFitness, and the reward will be one free pint of brew. Participants are invited to crush more than one cold one…

Donor Dash 5K Run/Walk

Date:
Jul 16, 2017 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Cost:
$14-$40
Phone:
303-329-4747

Celebrate the gift of life during this 18th annual 5K run and walk. Hosted by the Donor Alliance of Denver, this race is dedicated to those who have donated organs or tissue, while also celebrating the lives of donors and recipients. Participants can anticipate a crowded Wash Park for this event, as over 5,000 people…

Telluride Yoga Festival

Date:
Jul 20, 2017 to Jul 23, 2017
Schedule:
Times vary.
Cost:
Ticket prices vary
Phone:

With more than 100 yoga-related workshops and activities to choose from, newbies and experts alike can find a way to improve their practice at this high-elevation festival. On this high-elevation mountain retreat, take traditional classes with Colorado instructors, including Gina Caputo, the founder of the Colorado School of Yoga. Adventurous yogis can also try a…

Rocky Mountain State Games

Date:
Jul 21, 2017 to Jul 28, 2017
Schedule:
Colorado Springs, locations vary. Times vary.
Cost:
Ticket prices vary
Phone:
719-634-7333

You don’t have to be a serious athlete to participate in Colorado’s largest multi-sport competition, which is geared toward participants of all ages. Try your hand at several of more than three dozen events, ranging from traditional sports (soccer and archery) to less mainstream ones (pickleball and air hockey). After competing, listen to live blues…

Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals

Date:
Jul 21, 2017 to Jul 23, 2017
Cost:
$22-$146
Phone:
303-697-6001

If you’ve got the need for speed, head to Morrison for a weekend of high-adrenaline racing action. Professional drag racers will reach speeds over 300 MPH during this 38th annual summer event. Drivers will also compete for the No.1 title in their division (Funny Car, Top Fuel, Pro Stock, and Pro Stock Motorcycle) and earn…

ConnectArte: Lucha Libre

Date:
Jul 21, 2017 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Cost:
$5-$20
Phone:
303-571-4401

Indulge in a colorful Mexican tradition at this second annual event. Masked Lucha Libra professional wrestlers will display their powerful, high-flying moves in a traditional, open-air arena. Guests can cheer on luchadores like Red Viper and La Puma, sip on drinks from the cash donation bar (where donations of any amount can be paid for…

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Rumble in the Rockies

Date:
Jul 22, 2017 to Jul 23, 2017
Schedule:
Sat 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sun 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Cost:
Free
Phone:
720-583-5262

Emerald Isle, meet the Centennial State. Ireland's favorite sports come to Denver in this new event, an invitational tournament for the Southwestern Division of the US Gaelic Athletic Association. Watch teams from across the West—including San Diego's Na Fianna and Denver's own Regulators and Gaels—face off in two days of hurling, camogie (women's hurling), and…

Fitness on the Rocks

Date:
Jul 22, 2017 6:30 a.m.
Cost:
$35-$55
Phone:
720-609-8447

At this all-day fitness festival athletes can expect to break a sweat during the mile run up the stairs, find their zen during an hour-long yoga class, and relax in the sunshine with an ice cold brew all amongst one of Colorado’s most iconic locations. Beginning at 7 a.m., various fitness sponsors like Orangetheory Fitness…

Colorado Freeride Festival

Date:
Jul 27, 2017 to Jul 30, 2017
Schedule:
Times vary.
Cost:
Ticket prices vary
Phone:
970-726-1590

Watch mountain biking pros battle for glory during this high-octane competition along the Front Range. After seeing expert racers demo BMX stunts and soar across a balance beam over a pond, test your own skills at an introductory clinic or on miles of cycling courses.

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Rendezvous Mountain Bike USA Weekend

Date:
Jul 28, 2017 to Jul 30, 2017
Schedule:
Fri 3:30 to 9 p.m., Sat 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Sun 9 to 10 a.m.
Cost:
$20
Phone:
970-726-4118

National Geographic named four Colorado towns to its list of the country's best mountain biking spots this year, and with this fest, Winter Park is clearly angling to increase that number to five. The weekend includes instruction from pros such as Olympian Ann Trombley and five-time national mountain biking champion Alison Powers. Try the family-friendly…

The Fort Collins Human Race

Date:
Jul 29, 2017 6 a.m.
Cost:
$25-$80
Phone:
970-482-3706

During this five-kilometer run, athletes will race alongside (and against) the historic Fort Collins trolley. If you can outrun the machine—which finishes the route in approximately half an hour— you’ll score a free T-shirt (and, of course, bragging rights). Even if you’re not faster than your opponent, you can still tuck into a post-race pancake…

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Fit Foodie Festival & 5K/10K

Date:
Jul 29, 2017 8 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Cost:
$35
Phone:
619-312-1212

Sometimes you need a little encouragement to hit the pavement. At this runner's paradise in Westminster, that motivation comes in the form of small bites from local restaurants at the end of every mile. Both the sweating and the snacking continue at the postrace festival, where you can attend an outdoor bodyweight fitness class with…

Outdoor Divas Sprint

Date:
Jul 30, 2017 6:30 a.m.
Cost:
$90-$125
Phone:
720-205-1817

With plenty of spots along the route for friends and family to encourage competitors, this ladies-only triathlon makes for an ideal first-timer race. The event starts with a half-mile swim in Union Reservoir’s cool water, then follows with a 12.9-mile flat, paved bike loop. After running along a scenic 3.1-mile gravel path that hugs the side…

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Wicket & Stick It Croquet Tournament

Date:
Aug 04, 2017 2 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Cost:
$25-$85
Phone:
303-388-6022

Cherry Creek will take preppy to a whole new level at this 64-team single elimination croquet tournament. Rack up wicket points (the scoring moniker) while snacking on Kona Grill eats and beer from (who else?) Stella Artois at this fundraiser for Cherry Creek Chamber. Whether you join a team (instructions are provided for croquet newbies)…

Stonewall Century Ride

Date:
Aug 05, 2017 6:30 a.m.
Cost:
$75-$85.
Phone:
719-742-3631

Test your leg strength during this 100-mile, noncompetitive ride along Highway 12, a Colorado Scenic Byway known as the “Highway of Legends.” You’ll gain more than 7,500 feet in elevation while cycling through the Spanish Peaks’ Stonewall and Picketwire Valleys, Mammoth Lake, and Cucharas Pass. Thankfully this ambitious out-and-back ride finishes with a 17-mile descent.

Audi Power of Four Trail Run

Date:
Aug 05, 2017 to Aug 06, 2017
Cost:
$50-$100.
Phone:
800-525-6200

During this grueling ultramarathon, participants tackle the four Aspen-Snowmass peaks—Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk, and Snowmass—running along a mix of single-track trails and dirt roads. If you aren’t quite up for the 50K, take on the 25K, from Buttermilk to Snowmass; the 10K, around Snowmass; or the Vertical K, a 3.1-mile sprint up Aspen Mountain.…

Mallets for Melanoma

Date:
Aug 06, 2017 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Cost:
$30-$100
Phone:
720-504-6714

Get fancy while supporting a good cause at this summer’s most charitable polo event. Guests can watch this classic equestrian game from the comfort of the sidelines, cheering on the riders and horses with cold libations and a variety of bites from local food trucks in hand. The afternoon event will also feature live music,…

Basics and Brews

Date:
Aug 08, 2017 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Cost:
Free
Phone:
970-926-3009

If you’re looking to take your rock climbing (or well...even beer drinking) knowledge to new heights, this is an ideal evening for you. Located on Crazy Mountain’s intimate outdoor patio, climbing experts from Denver Mountain Guiding will walk participants through the fundamentals of sending it outdoors. Climbing newbies are invited to kick back and relax…

Ouray Canyon Festival

Date:
Aug 09, 2017 to Aug 13, 2017
Cost:
$50-$75.
Phone:
970-318-0989

Whether you’ve conquered technical descents before or just learned how to wade through river water, this weeklong festival will boost your canyoning knowledge. Throughout the days, hands-on workshops will touch on everything  from the basics of canyoning and water rescue to first aid and leadership skills. In the evenings, speakers like renowned canyoning instructor Andrew…

Paws and Paddles

Date:
Aug 12, 2017
Cost:
$65.
Phone:
970-247-4789

Suit up the whole family, including Fido, for this dog-friendly river rafting trip. All your dog needs is a doggie life jacket and your pup’s vaccination records to enjoy a one-hour paddle together along the Lower Animas River. You’ll cross through a few Class II rapids and one Class III as a tour guide helps…

Plane Pull

Date:
Aug 12, 2017 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Cost:
$1,250 in fundraised donations.
Phone:
720-359-3101

In a giant tug of war, teams of up to 25 people battle to pull a 164,000-pound Boeing jet across DIA’s tarmac. Gather your mates and see how fast your team can yank the jumbo airliner just 12 feet. In addition to your strength, bring your costume A-game; the fastest and the best-dressed group will…

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Puppy Yoga

Date:
Aug 12, 2017 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Cost:
Free with donation
Phone:
303-736-8376

Goat yoga is so last month. Explore new frontiers of animal-assisted asanas with this afternoon event, featuring a donation-based class from CorePower Yoga and a two-hour meet and greet with some very good boys (and girls) from local animal welfare organization PawsCo. All of the pups on hand for this event are available for adoption, so come…

Rugged Maniac 5K Obstacle Race

Date:
Aug 12, 2017
Cost:
$100
Phone:

If the classic 5K has you bored, you might want to give this mud-filled, obstacle-ridden race a try. Racers will scramble their way over 25 obstacles ranging from fire jumps to underground tunnels, all while vying for the No. 1 Maniac spot. Beyond the mud, the finish line festival features a mechanical bull, beach volleyball,…

Insane Inflatable 5K

Date:
Aug 12, 2017 8:30 a.m.
Cost:
$65-$100
Phone:
(303) 727-3500

You don’t have to be an avid runner or even a bounce-house loving child to enjoy this not-so-typical 5K. Participants can expect a one-of-a-kind challenge as they climb and bounce over obstacles like slides, giant balls, and a 20-foot high wall. Racers will also receive a finisher’s t-shirt and medal.

Belvops Skate Jam

Date:
Aug 12, 2017 11 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Cost:
Free
Phone:
720-898-7400

Calling all Denver skaters and BMX bikers: Belvops, a Denver-based software company, is inviting skaters and riders to partake in this weekend festival. Athletes of all ages are encouraged to register (for free!), and showcase their best tricks for the chance to earn prizes like cash and scholarships at this co-ed competition. Aside from the…

Wild Yoga

Date:
Aug 15, 2017 5:15 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Cost:
$15.
Phone:
970-925-5756

Strike a mountain pose in the ideal setting for yoga: the picturesque shores of Hallam Lake in Aspen. Taught by the Aspen Yoga Society’s Wild Yoga teachers, this outdoor class is an all-levels flow that blends physical poses with yogic philosophy, meaning you’ll dig deep into the spiritual meaning of a posture.

Primitive Bowyer

Date:
Aug 18, 2017 to Aug 20, 2017
Cost:
$395.
Phone:
719-930-9714

Channel your inner Legolas at this primitive bow-making course. Colorado Mountain Man’s Survival University instructors will teach you how to construct a bow capable of taking down both small and big game (think: rabbits and elk) from materials like hickory and orange osage wood. In addition to building the bow itself, you’ll also learn to…

Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon

Date:
Aug 19, 2017 7:30 a.m.
Cost:
Race prices vary
Phone:
719-385-7705

This race redefines the meaning of mountain running. During the half-marathon-length ascent, you’ll climb 7,815 feet in elevation to reach the apex of Pikes Peak and then cruise back down in a shuttle. If you need more of a challenge, try the Marathon race the following day—you’ll summit, then scamper all the way back down.…

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Yoga Day at Coors Field

Date:
Aug 19, 2017 8:30 a.m.
Schedule:
Yoga 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., first pitch 6:10 p.m.
Cost:
$30-$70
Phone:
866-800-1275

Expand your baseball-lover's yoga practice beyond the seventh-inning stretch. Before the Rockies face the Milwaukee Brewers in the evening, you can take to the field in the morning for an hour-long ohm session taught by Kindness Yoga instructors Cheryl Deer and Patrick Harrington. Bring your own mat, and don't forget to return for the game. —Photo…

Rocky Mountain Polo Festival

Date:
Aug 19, 2017 11:30 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Cost:
$45-$75
Phone:
303-791-7656

Grab your Panama hat and put on your Sunday best (or in this case, Saturday best) for a day filled with polo, local food and drinks, and live music. Held at the picturesque greens of the Denver Polo Club, guests are invited to get to know the sport and its athletes—both human and equine—through meet…

Charlie Blackmon Public Signing

Date:
Aug 19, 2017 Noon - 1 p.m.
Cost:
$49-$65
Phone:
303-993-4580

There’s no denying that Rockies all-star outfielder Charlie Blackmon is worth celebrating. In his sixth season with the Rockies, Blackmon is having a record year and it doesn't look like he’ll be stopping his tear any time soon. Fans can meet the bearded batter during an hour-long meet and greet/signing session, where Blackmon will be…

GoreFest

Date:
Aug 25, 2017 to Aug 27, 2017
Cost:
Price vary
Phone:
303-467-9489

The summer wouldn’t be complete without one last run through some rapids. Experienced paddlers can try their hands at the Gore Canyon’s Class V rapid stretch, while families can enjoy a more casual  float through the Little Gore Canyon (which maxes out at Class III). Extra adventurous souls can attempt an individual freestyle rodeo through…

RugbyTown Sevens

Date:
Aug 25, 2017 to Aug 27, 2017
Cost:
$5-$40
Phone:
303-692-5799

If you've never seen a rugby game, make your way to Infinity Park for a weekend full of the intense and challenging sport. Glendale will host 20 different teams from all over the world (including some local squads like Air Force) in a high intensity, “sevens” style tournament, a style of play which has gained…

Venus de Miles

Date:
Aug 26, 2017 6:45 a.m.
Cost:
$30-$95.
Phone:
303-459-5467

Saddle up, ladies, for the largest women-only cycling event in the Centennial State. Choose between a 33-, 64-, or 100-mile loop that starts in Longmont and winds through Boulder County’s eastern plains. The 33-mile course goes around Baseline Reservoir and back north to Longmont, while the longer rides continue up through Lyons before finishing. The…

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Colorado Tri-ball Tournament

Date:
Aug 26, 2017
Cost:
$25-$30
Phone:
303-953-0946

Volleyball just got a lot more exciting. The fast-paced game of tri-ball—whose Organization of Tri-ball Players is hosting their first Centennial State event with this tourney—features three-on-three-on-three volleyball play across (you guessed it) three nets, which are fused at the middle to form a custom tri-ball net behemoth. Wrangle your volleyball-loving friends and form a…

Superhero Challenge 5K

Date:
Aug 27, 2017 8 a.m.
Cost:
$20-$30
Phone:
303-316-4685

Superheros of all ages and sizes are invited to unite at this charitable 5K. Runners, walkers and joggers can don their favorite superhero garb, either solo or with a themed team, all in support of finding a cure for prostate cancer. “Best Dressed” awards will be given to teams and individuals (children included!) who come…

Grand Traverse Mountain Run and Bike

Date:
Sep 01, 2017 to Sep 03, 2017
Cost:
$150-$300
Phone:

Pick whether you want to run or bike at this scenic race, which will take athletes through both the valleys and peaks of Aspen and Crested Butte. Runners will climb more than 6,000 feet during the 40.7-mile race, and riders will scale over 7,000 vertical feet during their 40.9-mile ride. There’s a time limit of…

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Cheluna Brew Run

Date:
Sep 02, 2017 10 a.m.
Cost:
$35
Phone:
720-990-6743

A good run deserves a reward—and this one will make you sprint to the finish line. At this Rocky Mountain Brew Runs event, you'll start your morning with a 5K, then cross the finish line into Cheluna Brewing Co., where free Mexican-inspired beer awaits. Sip a Coco-Xoco Porter and grab some grub from Glazed & Confused or…

Beaver Creek Oktoberfest Shuffle

Date:
Sep 03, 2017 8:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Cost:
Prices vary.
Phone:
970-754-5200

Runners or walkers in this 5K or 10K can work off all of the brats and beers they’ve consumed during Beaver Creek’s weekend-long Oktoberfest. The race will take participants along the area’s wooded trails, concluding with a celebration at the base of the resort with an award ceremony and even more beers and brats—but this…

106º West Dillon Triathlon

Date:
Sep 09, 2017
Cost:
$105-$205
Phone:

A standard triathlon is probably enough of an endurance test for most folks—but not Coloradans. We’re willing to take on a 1.2-mile swim, a 13.1-mile run, and a 56-mile bike ride at 9,111 feet. Named for the longitudinal coordinate of the race, the highest triathlon in the world starts in Lake Dillon and then winds…

Ping Pong On The Plaza

Date:
Sep 14, 2017 3 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Cost:
Ticket prices vary
Phone:
303-534-4567

Hit ‘em with your best shot as this friendly, but fierce, ping pong party comes to Wynkoop Plaza. Draft your own four-person dream team or have a blast in the crowd as local mascots square off in a ping pong throwdown and costume contest. Proceeds support several Denver-area nonprofits, including the Denver chapter of the…

Pedal The Plains

Date:
Sep 15, 2017 to Sep 17, 2017
Cost:
$280-$295
Phone:
303-954-6701

You’ve probably frequented the western part of the Centennial State, hiking and skiing the mountains, but Colorado’s Eastern Plains are also rich in scenery. At this three-day cycling event riders will cruise through the towns of Kersey, Keenesburg, and Brush. After biking 50 to 70 miles per day, athletes can fuel up at rest stops…

Warrior Dash Rockies

Date:
Sep 16, 2017 8 a.m.
Cost:
$85-$100
Phone:

Mud is just one of the obstacles you’ll face during this challenging 5K. Racers will wiggle under electric wires, wade through feet of mud, and jump over water-filled trenches—all as fast as humanly possible. Warriors who successfully cross the finish line will be greeted with a post-race festival , featuring a DJ, games, food, and…

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Run Barefoot 5K

Date:
Sep 16, 2017 10 a.m.
Cost:
$35
Phone:

If you're tired of running the same route through your own neighborhood, this 5K at a new residential community in Firestone is the perfect way to mix up your exercise routine–and check out what could be your next home. During the inaugural family-friendly race, take in views of the Front Range as you follow a…

ATV Historical Color Tour

Date:
Sep 19, 2017 to Sep 23, 2017
Cost:
$95
Phone:
719-395-6612

Soak in the beauty of the quaking aspens during this multi-day tour of south central Colorado. Riders will visit old mining sites and ghost towns on self-guided tours at nearly 13,000 feet. Breakfast is included each day, but you will have to provide your own ATV and nightly lodging. The trip wraps up with an…

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Ski Season Kickoff Party

Date:
Sep 21, 2017 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Cost:
Prices vary
Phone:
303-271-9382

In Colorado fall is really just anticipation for ski season. Prep for another year on the slopes at Bentgate Mountaineering's annual ode to all things snowy. Browse a ski expo featuring Arc'teryx, Rossignol, and 30 other brands; catch a screening of mountaineering doc Alaska Range; and enjoy food trucks, a series of backcountry games including…

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Denver EnduroCross

Date:
Sep 30, 2017 7:30 p.m.
Cost:
$12-$32
Phone:
303-295-6124

If all you know about dirt bike racing came from the made-for-Disney-Channel movie Motocrossed, this would be a good time to expand your knowledge. Denver is the latest in a line of cities to host this extreme motocross series, which transforms indoor stadiums and arenas into gnarly mock-ups of the great outdoors. Watch as riders…

Fall Foliage Jeep Tours

Date:
Oct 01, 2017 to Oct 08, 2017
Cost:
Prices vary
Phone:
970-247-4789

Soak in the wonderful aspects of Colorado fall (think: bright yellow aspens, a crisp breeze, and mountain views) on a tour in the southwest part of the state. Guests can expect to snap plenty of Instagram-worthy photos from an open-air Jeep ride through the picturesque San Juan Mountains. Rides depart from either Durango or Silverton…

Castle Rock Trail Festival

Date:
Oct 07, 2017 7 a.m.
Cost:
$30-$90
Phone:
720-733-2222

Test out the newly constructed trail system in Castle Rock’s Philip S. Miller Park at this mountain running bonanza set at more than 6,000 feet. Athletes can push themselves with a 50K ultra marathon, marathon, or half marathon, or opt for a shorter distance such as a 10K, 5K, or family adventure run. Registered participants…

Denver Margarita Madness 5K

Date:
Oct 07, 2017 3 p.m.
Cost:
$30
Phone:

You no longer have to feel guilty about the sugar and calories that come with a margarita if you run this 5K first. Grab your drinking buddies (21 and up, of course) and running shoes to work up a sweat before sipping your tequila-filled finish line libation and indulging in tacos from local food trucks.

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Margarita Madness 5K

Date:
Oct 07, 2017 3 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Cost:
$45-$60
Phone:
303-347-5999

Want to channel your inner soccer mom this weekend? Try this event combining their two of their favorite things: jogging and margaritas. Start your afternoon with a leisurely 5K through a suburban park, then cross the finish line and gulp down an ice-cold marg. In addition to the free drink, finishers earn admission to an…

Run the Rocks

Date:
Oct 08, 2017 9:30 a.m.
Cost:
$45-$55
Phone:
720-865-2494

Help the Colorado chapter of the American Lung Association reach their $200,000 fundraising goal by lacing up your running shoes and heading to Red Rocks for a 5K and 10K walk or run. The course will wind through the park’s iconic landscape, concluding with a sprint up the amphitheatre's 69 rows of seats. Once you…

Women’s Horseback Retreat at Cabin Creek Stables

Date:
Oct 09, 2017 to Oct 12, 2017
Cost:
$2,500
Phone:
970-726-7000

This four-day retreat is geared toward the woman with a sense of adventure—as well as an appreciation for those much-needed moments of relaxation. Ladies should be prepared to saddle up for horseback riding during the day and unwind at night, courtesy of Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa. The best part? The price tag is…

Rock ‘N’ Roll Half Marathon

Date:
Oct 14, 2017 to Oct 15, 2017
Cost:
$56-$110
Phone:
858-450-6510

Runners rejoice—this eighth-annual half marathon, 10K, and 5K will be hitting the streets of downtown once again. Starting and finishing at Civic Center Park, this race has drawn tens of thousands of runners over its lifetime, and this year will likely attract another impressive, high-energy crowd. Finishers can expect a party on and off the…

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Snowboard on the Block

Date:
Oct 14, 2017 1 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Cost:
$20-$75
Phone:
760-707-9855

Ever wonder what Coachella for snow bros would look like? This season-launching fest may be your best chance to find out. The daylong celebration of snowboard culture features outdoor screenings of boarding-centric flicks from Snowboarder Magazine and Absinthe Films and live performances from rock bands the Vandals and the Murder City Devils. Gnarly, dude. —Photo courtesy of…

Colorado State Cornhole Championships

Date:
Oct 14, 2017 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Cost:
$10-$50
Phone:
303-428-3518

If cornhole is your tailgate game of choice, then put your skills to the test at this bean bag tossing competition. Backyard champs, tailgate legends, newbies, and even cornhole pros are invited to showcase their skills at this weekend event. Competitors of all skill levels can register as a single or as a team, and…

The Waldo Waldo 5K

Date:
Oct 21, 2017 7:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Cost:
$35-$40
Phone:
719-886-0088

Finding Waldo has never been easier at this race dedicated to the popular children’s book character—although keeping track of your running partner might be difficult. The 5K draws hundreds of Waldos and Wendas every year to support the Waldo Waldo fund, which was started after the devastating Waldo Canyon Fire in 2012 and supports outdoor…

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Colfax Marathon Kickoff Pancake Run

Date:
Oct 21, 2017 8 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-770-9600

Denver's famous Colfax Marathon might not be until May, but you can still start prepping for the race at this kickoff event. Running newbies can hit the pavement in a 5K fun run through the Cory-Merrill neighborhood while more experienced athletes take on a 10K course. After burning some calories, refuel with a hearty pancake…

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An Evening with Amy Charity: Get on the Other Side of Comfortable

Date:
Oct 26, 2017 6:30 p.m.
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-216-2000

After spending more than a decade in the financial industry, Fort Collins native Amy Charity left her lucrative job for a career in professional cycling. Now, another three years and a national title later, the talented athlete can safely say she made a good decision. At this illuminating talk, the former U.S. National Team member…

Core 4: Día de los Muertos Run

Date:
Nov 02, 2017 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-465-6022

For this nighttime race, you’ll need to put on your best skeleton face paint and running shoes in order to help celebrate this colorful Mexican holiday. Runners can expect a lively finish line festival complete with an abundance of street tacos and margaritas, and you can even be entered to win a free pair of…

Wolfpack Ninja Tour

Date:
Nov 03, 2017 to Nov 05, 2017
Cost:
$30-$800
Phone:
970-619-4100

If you’ve always dreamed of attempting strength-intensive stunts seen on NBC’s popular hit show American Ninja Warrior, now is your chance. The Wolfpack Ninja Tour will feature professional ninjas such as JJ Woods and Jessie Graff who will hit the same obstacle course (climbing apparatuses and the famous warped wall included) as amateurs hoping to…

Rim Rock Run

Date:
Nov 04, 2017 8 a.m.
Cost:
$85-$180
Phone:
970-248-1378

Running a marathon is tough, but the stunning canyons and mountains near Fruita makes the grueling 26.2 miles worth it. We’re not kidding about the difficulty level of this race around the Colorado National Monument: You’ll climb an impressive 2,500 vertical feet in just the first 4.5 miles. If that seems too intimidating, you can…

VeloSwap

Date:
Nov 04, 2017 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Cost:
$6-$8
Phone:
303-245-2180

This bike-centric event fits the cyclist who’s waxing nostalgic for those summer rides in Steamboat. Devout bikers and newcomers alike can revel in their mutual love of cycling with clinics, gear demos, and educational seminars with experts from manufacturers such as Performance Bike. You can even upgrade from your old two-speed for a snazzy ride;…

Breakin’ Convention

Date:
Nov 04, 2017 to Nov 05, 2017
Cost:
$20
Phone:
800-641-1222

Dubbed as the world’s largest hip-hop and breakdancing showcase, this weekend full of dance, stunts, and art will leave guests young and old wanting to bust a move. On both Saturday and Sunday, graffiti artists will display their talent alongside live music, vegan cooking displays, and a variety of dance demos. Plus, if you want…

Colorado Ski and Snowboard Expo

Date:
Nov 10, 2017 to Nov 12, 2017
Schedule:
Fri 12 p.m.-10 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Cost:
$15
Phone:
781-890-3234

This giant sale—featuring 20,000 feet of ski gear and demos—is the place to get amped for the 2017-18 ski season. Vendors like K2 Skis and Nordica will fill the expo with all the boots, outerwear, bindings, boards, skis, and snowboards you could ever want. If you weren’t psyched enough by all the new gear you’re…

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Block21 Pop-Up

Date:
Nov 11, 2017 11 a.m.
Cost:
$17
Phone:
720-515-6788

You don't have to go to New York or Los Angeles to experience a hip new workout trend. Block21—a dance-based fitness class—was born right here in Denver, and this pop-up session will take place at one of the city's favorite distilleries. Move, groove, and interval train to a 50-minute hip-hop soundtrack in this high-energy, nightclub-style…

Cross of the North

Date:
Nov 11, 2017 to Nov 12, 2017
Cost:
$35-$40
Phone:
970-221-0524

If you’re not afraid of a little mud, then this high-intensity bike race might be for you. Classified as a “cyclocross” race, bikers will have to conquer sand-pits, bank turns, and steep pitches at their fastest pace in order to complete the challenge. Held rain or shine, riders and spectators alike can rally around the…

Girls on the Run 5K

Date:
Nov 12, 2017 9 a.m.
Cost:
$20-$40
Phone:
720-879-2354

Girls on the Run manifests everyone’s favorite Beyoncé lyric: “Who run the world? Girls!” The Rockies chapter of this girl-empowerment nonprofit, which instills healthy mindsets and confidence within young girls through activities like running and community service, will host its Colorado Springs 5K to raise awareness for the organization. Girls, boys, and parents of all…

14th Annual Great Candy Run

Date:
Nov 12, 2017 8 a.m.
Cost:
$30-$40
Phone:
(303) 698-4962

This 14th annual 5K is pretty sweet, and for good reason. Racers young and old will take to Wash Park for a candy-filled afternoon complete with a costume contest, a candy village, finisher medals and t-shirts, and even live entertainment. Besides the bright colors and plethora of sweets, proceeds from the race benefit the Fetal…

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Warren Miller’s Line of Descent

Date:
Nov 16, 2017 to Nov 18, 2017
Schedule:
Thu 8 p.m.; Fri 6, 9:30 p.m.; Sat 3, 6, 9 p.m.
Cost:
$26.50
Phone:
303-623-0106

Just enough snow has fallen to start hitting the slopes, and this screening is a prime way to get motivated for an epic season. The film explores the dual meaning of "descent" by shining a spotlight on several multigenerational skiing and snowboarding families, including brothers Neil and Ian Provo. Learn more about the family members…

Turkey Trot

Date:
Nov 23, 2017 10:15 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Cost:
$25-$40
Phone:
303-433-8383

Before you’re resigned to the couch with a belly full of turkey and pie, grab your running shoes and head to Washington Park. The more competitive runners can opt for the four-mile jaunt while those more interested in the post-race carbs back home (we’re looking at you, Uncle Tony) should take it easy in the…

The Pilgrimage Run

Date:
Nov 23, 2017 9 a.m.
Cost:
$15-$35
Phone:

Described as “not another Turkey Trot” by event organizers The Recess Factory, this two- or four-mile run is focused on what the holiday season is really about: giving back to the local community. Before the race, runners can nominate an individual or family to receive the proceeds from the event. Racers are also encouraged to…

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Cranksgiving

Date:
Nov 26, 2017 noon
Cost:
Free, but participants should bring $20 to buy canned goods in the scavenger hunt
Phone:
303-444-2453

Thanks to this cycling scavenger hunt, you can work off your Thanksgiving feast and donate food to the Emergency Family Assistance Association of Boulder at the same time. Participants will receive a list of designated grocery stores and perishable goods at the start of the race—their task is to finish their shopping before the competitors…

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Avalanche Awareness Clinic

Date:
Nov 29, 2017 6 p.m.
Cost:
Free
Phone:
720-550-8860

Before you head west for ski season, stop by this free clinic that will teach you what to do out there if things go south. Colorado Mountain School guide Ian Fowler will lead the presentation, covering everything from the basics, including the different types of avalanches and where they happen, to more nuanced subjects like…

Sweaty Sweater Race

Date:
Dec 09, 2017 9 a.m.
Cost:
$15-$40
Phone:
970-490-4691

This four-mile race gives you an excuse to break out that hideous Santa-bedecked pullover your grandmother so kindly knitted last year. Whether you decide to walk or run the course just outside downtown Fort Collins, you can still warm your hands with hot cocoa (or for those over 21, beer) at the finish line. Don’t…

Denver Jingle Bell Run/Walk 5K

Date:
Dec 10, 2017
Cost:
$25-$80
Phone:
(303) 698-4962

You can get your jingle bell rock, run, and walk on at this holiday-themed 5K. Runners and walkers alike are invited to take to Washington Park for a jaunt in their most festive getups. (Jingle bells for your shoelaces are included in the race’s registration packet.) The true meaning of Christmas also won’t be lacking,…

Dew Tour

Date:
Dec 14, 2017 to Dec 17, 2017
Schedule:
Thur 11 a.m.; Fri 10 a.m.; Sat 10 a.m.; Sun 10 a.m.
Cost:
Free
Phone:
(970) 453-5000

High-flying athletes—such as Telluride native and freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy and Steamboat snowboarding star Arielle Gold—will take over Breckenridge for four days during this stop of the action-packed Dew Tour. The event will count as an Olympic qualifier for U.S. Ski & Snowboard team members, which means you can count on skiers and riders alike…

Toyota U.S. Freeskiing Revolution Tour

Date:
Dec 14, 2017 to Dec 16, 2017
Cost:
Free
Phone:
970-968-2318

If you’re eager to catch a glimpse of some of the best up-and-coming freeskiers in the world, head to Copper Mountain for this weekend full of high-flying action. Young skiers (between 13 and 19 years old) will hit the slopes in events ranging from halfpipe to slopestyle for the chance to earn their spots on…

Snowmass 50th Anniversary Celebration

Date:
Dec 15, 2017 to Dec 17, 2017
Schedule:
Fri 9 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sat 9 a.m.; Sun 9 a.m.
Cost:
$6.50
Phone:
970-923-1227

In honor of 50 successful years of skiing and riding, Snowmass is inviting the masses to party like it’s 1967 during its weekend-long festivities. On December 15 only, shredders will be able to snag a day pass for the outrageous price of $6.50. On the same day, a party themed around retro ski gear (break…

Santa Stampede 5K/10K

Date:
Dec 16, 2017 7:30 a.m.
Cost:
$30-$55
Phone:
(303) 797-8565

Santas and elves of all ages are invited to attend this holiday tradition of a 5K/10K, which will wind along the banks of the South Platte River. Runners or walkers will receive a Santa hat (to complete their seasonal costumes) as part of the registration fee, along with a finishers medal, a commemorative T-shirt, and…

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Murphy Roberts Holiday Classic

Date:
Dec 20, 2017 to Dec 22, 2017
Cost:
Free
Phone:
970-879-0695

Get your inspiration for the rest of ski season at this competition featuring some of the region's brightest talents. In this contest—recently renamed for Murphy Roberts, a Steamboat-based athlete who died suddenly last year at the age of 22—collegiate and adult skiers will compete for the chance to win one of the largest prize purses…

Bootpacking Silverton Mountain

Date:
Dec 31, 2017 to Jan 01, 2018
Cost:
Free
Phone:
(970) 387-5706

Ditch the long lines at Vail and Keystone and earn your turns in the more remote, southwest corner of the state. Alongside other dedicated (or perhaps crazy) volunteers, you’ll hike Silverton mountain for a day while grooming the terrain for other backcountry skiers and snowboarders. As a reward for your strenuous work at 13,487 feet,…

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The Resolve Run

Date:
Jan 06, 2018 to Jan 07, 2018
Cost:
$35-$40
Phone:
720-369-1097

Is your gym clogged with "New Year, New Me"-ers? Try this outdoor exercise event instead. With one-mile, 5K, and 10K options through City Park, this run fits both experienced athletes and those looking to pick up a new jogging habit in 2018. Temperatures on race day are slated to approach 60 degrees—yes, in January—so even…

Denver International Sportsmen’s Expo

Date:
Jan 11, 2018 to Jan 14, 2018
Schedule:
Thur-Fri Noon - 8 p.m.; Sat 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.; Sun 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Cost:
$16
Phone:
800-545-6100

This expo is a favorite for intrepid Coloradans who want to stock up on the latest gear or learn new outdoor skills. Guests can browse the booths of more than 1,300 adventure brands and companies, pausing for a variety of seminars ranging in topic from how to teach your dog to avoid snakes to fly-fishing…

Ouray Ice Festival

Date:
Jan 18, 2018 to Jan 21, 2018
Schedule:
Times vary
Cost:
Free
Phone:
970-325-4288

Ouray becomes the ultimate ice climbing destination during this winter festival as pros and novices alike brave the cold to climb, socialize, and test the latest outdoor gear. From watching the veterans scale icy walls during the day to giving the slippery sport a try during clinics and introductory lessons to dancing the night away…

Polar Bear Run and Plunge

Date:
Jan 20, 2018 9 a.m.
Cost:
$10-$25
Phone:

If going for a freezing swim after a run sounds like fun, then you can give yourself the chills with other like-minded folks at this event. Take part in either a 5K or one-mile race around Horsetooth Reservoir, followed by a plunge into the icy waters you just circled. If you don’t feel like taking…

Winter X Games

Date:
Jan 25, 2018 to Jan 28, 2018
Schedule:
Times vary
Cost:
$25-$1,888
Phone:
970-925-1940

From snowboarding to snowmobiling, a variety of high-flying snow stunts will be on display at one of Colorado’s largest celebrations of extreme winter sports. Catch athletes such as Crested Butte native and halfpipe skier Aaron Blunck and Silverthorne snowboarding prodigy Red Gerard as they vie for gold medals in their respective sports. The event has…

Fat Bike World Championships

Date:
Jan 25, 2018 to Jan 28, 2018
Schedule:
Times vary
Cost:
$69-$249
Phone:

Biking and snow don’t usually go hand in hand—that is, unless you have access to a bike with extra-wide tires. At this wintry event, hundreds of fat bikers will race on snowy mountain trails at Crested Butte Mountain Resort in hopes of winning prizes from event sponsors such as Clif Bar and Proudfoot Cycles. Aside…

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Marathon Clinic

Date:
Jan 26, 2018 to Jan 27, 2018
Schedule:
Fri noon to 8 p.m., Sat 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Cost:
Ticket prices vary
Phone:
303-492-6871

If your New Year's resolution involves tackling 26.2 miles, head to this Boulder Running Clinics event for all the mental preparation you'll need to complement the physical training. Over the course of the weekend, you'll hear seven talks about topics ranging from high-temperature running techniques to nutrition tips. Also, thanks to a live-stream ticket option,…

Yeti Chase 5K and 10K

Date:
Jan 28, 2018 8:30 a.m.
Cost:
$35-$45
Phone:
(303) 697-6159

Some might say that yetis don’t exist, but at this race, the abominable snowmen (and women) will prove skeptics wrong. Runners are invited to rock their yeti-inspired gear on the 5K and 10K courses through Bear Creek Lake Park in Lakewood and there is even $1,000 worth of prize money available for the top finishers.

Super Bowl 5K

Date:
Feb 04, 2018 10 a.m.
Cost:
$25-$40
Phone:
(303) 698-4962

The Broncos might not be Super Bowl contenders this year, which gives them even more reason to rep the home team at this football-themed 5K. Fans are invited to dress up like their favorite NFL players (on any team, but we’ll give you extra points for Von Miller’s Spiderman specs) while walking or running through…

Valentine’s Day 5K

Date:
Feb 11, 2018 10 a.m.
Cost:
$25-$40
Phone:
(303) 698-4962

Grab your sweetheart and some layers this Valentine’s Day and brave the cold for a four-mile trot around Washington Park. Runners are invited to take to the course in their best couple-inspired getup (think: dressing up as The Office’s Pam and Jim or The Titanic’s Jack and Rose). It wouldn’t be a proper date without…

Old Man Winter Rally

Date:
Feb 11, 2018 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Cost:
$39-$75
Phone:
303-823-6622

Snowy trails and freezing temperatures might deter your average athlete from running and biking multiple miles in the cold. Yet hearty Coloradans have yet to shy away from Old Man Winter’s challenge: a 5.4-mile run or a 50- to 100-kilometer bike ride through Sandstone Park. Participants can join their cheer squads at the finish line…

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Heart & Soul Climbing Competition

Date:
Feb 17, 2018 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Cost:
$50
Phone:
303-351-5588

Engage both your do-gooder muscles and your lats at this civically minded contest. To start the day, youth and adult competitors will tackle any of 50 different climbing problems in categories arranged by age and skill level. Later, pros will take to the wall to show off impressive feats of finger strength. Proceeds from the…

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Wells Fargo Ski Cup

Date:
Feb 23, 2018 to Feb 25, 2018
Schedule:
Fri 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sat 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sun 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Cost:
Ticket prices vary
Phone:
970-726-1518

If your Olympic buzz is still going strong, head to this showcase to keep up the excitement. The National Sports Center for the Disabled coordinates the weekend, which features a kids' race, a corporate team challenge, and a skiing invitational for disabled athletes. Keep your eyes peeled at the latter for some of the world's…

Chilly Cheeks Duathlon

Date:
Feb 24, 2018 10 a.m.
Cost:
$25-$110
Phone:
303-690-1166

See if your lungs and legs can carry you 14 miles through Cherry Creek State Park during this competitive winter duathlon (think: a triathlon minus the swimming). Athletes should be prepared to brave the elements; in years past, the challenge took place on completely snow-covered trails. If you’re not feeling up for the whole race…

Dog Skijoring Clinic

Date:
Feb 24, 2018 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Cost:
$30-$40
Phone:
970-406-0158

If skinning uphill is more exhausting than it’s worth, you might want to learn skijoring—a Scandinavian cross-country skiing technique in which the skier is pulled along the trail by dogs. This how-to course will show you exactly how adding a pup to the mix makes the cardio-heavy activity a bit more bearable.

Denver Grand Cheerleading Championship

Date:
Mar 04, 2018 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Cost:
Ticket prices vary
Phone:
970-619-4100

Whether you’re a parent of a precocious cheerleader or just a fan of Bring It On, you can watch as the best squads in Denver flip, tumble, and dance their way to victory at this pep-filled competition. Teams from around Colorado (ages 3 to 18) will compete for the title of grand champion. They’ll be…

Get to Know Your Bicycle

Date:
Mar 15, 2018 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Cost:
$10
Phone:
303-698-2811

If you’re the type of cyclist who’ll be walking home if your tire goes flat, this handy class will help get you back on the road. The 90-minute course will cover bike anatomy and all the basics of on-the-trail fixes such as mending flats and lubes. Every attendee also receives a $10 gift certificate to…

Never Summer Yurt Snowshoe Trip

Date:
Mar 16, 2018 to Jan 18, 2018
Cost:
$155
Phone:
720-865-0680

Escape to the wintry solitude of the Never Summer Mountains with this backcountry snowshoe expedition. After busing to State Forest State Park, you’ll trek 2.8 miles to the yurts at Montgomery Pass (your base for daily excursions). Then soak up peak-strewn views while learning lessons in winter ecology and outdoor skills, such as route finding…

Harlem Globetrotters

Date:
Mar 17, 2018 7 p.m.
Cost:
$20-$100
Phone:
303-410-0700

The world-famous basketball wizards will combine their trademark tricks with outrageous antics at this crowd-pleasing show. Founded in 1926, the Globetrotters are known for having revolutionized the game—most recently with the introduction of a four-point line. Expect to see ankle-breaking dribbling and high-flying double alley-oops from players such as “Torch” and “Hi-Lite,” plus a sampling…

Lucky Laces 5K/10K and Little Leprechaun Fun Run

Date:
Mar 17, 2018 8 a.m. - noon
Cost:
$30-$45
Phone:
720-369-1097

Chase that pot o’ gold (medals, that is) at the end of this one-mile, 5K, or 10K rainbow through City Park. While everyone receives a participation medal, top finishers in the adult categories will be awarded with gift certificates to Road Runner Sport. Wee leprechauns can compete in the one-mile fun run, with a grab…

Arenacross

Date:
Mar 17, 2018 to Mar 18, 2018
Schedule:
Sat 7 p.m.; Sun 12 p.m.
Cost:
$15-$40
Phone:
720-865-2475

Motocross racing’s high-intensity, indoor sibling takes the most spectacular elements of the sport and packs them into a tight, custom-designed course. Watch as pros and amateurs alike, including two-time defending champion Gavin Faith and Colorado’s Dawson Newby, soar off jumps, bank sharp turns, and tackle obstacles at high speed. This is the seventh of 12…

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Hangover Run

Date:
Mar 18, 2018 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Cost:
$35
Phone:
720-420-9112

So you overdid it on St. Paddy's Day. Recover—and start the process over again—at this ode to cardio and craft brews. Start with a leisurely 5K along the South Platte River Trail (in green gear if you want to enter the best-dressed contest), then head back to the brewery for free drinks, Hawaiian-inspired eats from…

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Mountain Fest

Date:
Mar 24, 2018 Noon - 4 p.m.
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-279-3080

This expo will get you ready to transition from skis and boards to hiking boots and bikes. The annual Colorado Mountain Club event features outdoor skills clinics in fourteener climbing and fly fishing, an all-day indoor climbing wall, Adidas giveaways, and an exhibition hall where you can meet with outdoor-industry pros. In case all the…

Operation: Horizon 2018 Endurance Challenge

Date:
Mar 30, 2018 to Mar 31, 2018
Cost:
$40
Phone:
951-806-0613

Expect to walk away from this formidable event exhausted, dirty, and wet—but also with a sense of accomplishment. Featuring a combination of hiking, bodyweight exercises (think: flutter kicks and push-ups), and puzzle solving, this grueling 12-hour test of physical and mental strength is designed to help you push your limits. Survive the day and you’ll…

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Vail Xtreme Hike Kickoff

Date:
Apr 03, 2018 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-296-6610

Even the most athletic of us need some training before a big hike and this launch event to get you ready for a fundraising excursion will provide just that. The trek itself—a 10- or 20-miler put on by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation—isn't until September, but you can start prepping now. At the kickoff, you can…

Barbells and Brews

Date:
Apr 07, 2018 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-728-2337

This USA Weightlifting–sanctioned event takes the classic union of beer and sports to the next level. Athletes of all ages will attempt to break their personal records in the snatch and clean and jerk (the two types of Olympic lifts). While watching the impressive feats of strength, spectators can enjoy a selection of more than…

Rodeo All Star Weekend

Date:
Apr 13, 2018 to Apr 14, 2018
Schedule:
Fri 7:00 p.m.-1 a.m.; Sat 12:00 p.m.-midnight
Cost:
$25-$120
Phone:
303-297-1166

Find out who will be crowned the best of the best in this showdown of the world’s top-ranked cowboys and cowgirls.Through three rounds of competition, riders will be judged on their technique while clinging onto their bucking steed—the harder it fights, the more points they earn. In between shows, be sure to check out the…

Toughest Monster Trucks Tour

Date:
Apr 13, 2018 to Apr 14, 2018
Schedule:
Fri 7:30 p.m.; Sat 1:00 p.m., 7:30 p.m.
Cost:
$15-$35
Phone:
970-619-4100

Grab your favorite gearhead and watch these tricked-out rides vie for the title of Toughest Monster Truck. Points will be doled out for the longest wheelie, the fastest time through the course, and the biggest air during three rounds of competition. Head to the pit party before the race for an up-close look at the…

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Spring Revival Ride

Date:
Apr 14, 2018 10:15 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Cost:
Free
Phone:
(303) 444-2453

Skip the mani-pedis and celebrate a day out with your girlfriends the Colorado way—by exploring the outdoors. During this 30-mile ride, Boulder Cycle Sport guide Brittany Hinz will lead women-identifying cyclists on a scenic route through Boulder County. Depending on experience levels, participants will have the choice between paved or gravel roads. But no matter…

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Race for Water 5K

Date:
Apr 21, 2018 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Cost:
$7-$40
Phone:
(303) 492-1411

It makes sense that you'd have water on your mind while running a 5K, but at this charity event it relates to more than just your own thirst. Hitting the pavement during this family-friendly athletic event helps the University of Colorado Boulder's chapter of Engineers Without Borders bring clean drinking water to communities in countries…

Three Creeks Half Marathon

Date:
Apr 22, 2018 6:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Cost:
$65-$80
Phone:
303-642-7917

Defrost your legs after a long winter and kick off half-marathon season with this scenic (read: relatively easy) loop through Cherry Creek State Park. A mix of paved roads and wide dirt trails, this fast and flat course winds along the banks of Cherry, Windmill, and Cottonwood creeks, gaining just 291 feet over 13.1 miles.…

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Field Day Rumpus 4K

Date:
Apr 28, 2018 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Cost:
$30
Phone:
720-693-9928

Remember the relay races you participated in as a kid? Now imagine all the fun of competing in those races with the promise of a celebratory pint afterward. At this unconventional 4K, participants can make their way along a course filled with familiar field-day challenges such as sack races and relay segments. After you've broken…

Tennyson Street Field Day Rumpus

Date:
Apr 28, 2018 noon - 9:00 p.m.
Cost:
Prices vary
Phone:
720-328-8258

Relive the glory days of grade school with this adult twist on beloved childhood games. A team of Pro Brewers will take on a team of Pro Drinkers in a series of playground-inspired challenges such as dodgeball, relay races, and musical kegs. DJ Psychonaut will provide the soundtrack while local joint Rolling Smoke will serve…

Pole Pedal Paddle

Date:
Apr 29, 2018 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Cost:
$50-$135
Phone:
208-241-8872

This formidable race bundles three of Colorado’s most beloved outdoor pursuits into one season-spanning event: three miles of skiing, 27 miles of biking, and 4.5 miles of kayaking. Grab two active friends and journey from Crested Butte to Gunnison Whitewater Park as a relay team for a shot at gift certificates to Crested Butte restaurants,…

Fruita Fat Tire Festival

Date:
May 04, 2018 to May 06, 2018
Schedule:
Fri-Sat 8 a.m.-9:30 p.m.; Sun 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Cost:
$20-$85
Phone:
970-858-7220

Kick off the mountain bike season in style by demoing top-notch two-wheelers on a portion of Fruita’s hundreds of miles of epic singletrack. From the latest lightweight hardtails by Specialized to Pivot’s race-worthy enduro bikes, you can sample rides from 50 of the largest vendors in the industry. Plus, the street party on Mulberry Avenue…

Furry Scurry

Date:
May 05, 2018 7:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Cost:
$25-$55
Phone:
303-751-5772

Take your four-legged friend for a two-mile stroll through Washington Park to benefit the animal welfare work done by the Dumb Friends League at this walk/festival with a plethora of pooch-related activities. Afterward, head to the “flea-less” market to pick Fido up a treat from the 150-plus pet-related vendors, such as the creatively named Taj…

Tommyknocker 12-hour & Mine Shaft Half

Date:
May 12, 2018 6 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Cost:
Prices vary
Phone:

In an unusual twist on an ultramarathon, this race will ask competitors to leave their fate up to chance. Runners must blindly pull a colored ball from a bucket to determine which of four grueling mountain loops—ranging from two to six miles—they’ll tackle. At the end of each lap, they repeat the process again, racking…

Mother’s Day 5K & Brunch

Date:
May 13, 2018 9:30
Cost:
Ticket prices vary
Phone:
303-403-0978

Active mothers can celebrate their day with brunch on the run instead of breakfast in bed at this momma-focused event. Give Mom the chance to pound the pavement kid-free (childcare is available), or make it a family affair—there’s a .2-mile kids’ fun run to keep the attention of your little ones. Along with the exercise,…

Pike’s Predicament Adventure Race

Date:
May 18, 2018 to May 20, 2018
Cost:
$480
Phone:
425-358-0363

In 1806, Zebulon Pike set out to explore the uncharted regions of the Louisiana Territory, only to become lost and get captured in Spanish land. In this 48-hour long adventure, you’ll test your navigation skills against Pike’s, as you bike, paddle, and trek your way through Pike National Forest. Individuals or teams of up to…

Paddlefest

Date:
May 25, 2018 to May 27, 2018
Schedule:
Fri-Sat 9 a.m.-9:30 p.m.; Sun 8:15 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Cost:
Prices vary
Phone:
719-395-9206

A plethora of outdoor activities—both wet and dry—await at this kickoff to river season. Paddling enthusiasts can watch amateurs and pros during competitions featuring challenging whitewater tricks. You can also improve your own technique through SUP and kayak courses ranging from novice to advanced. For those who prefer solid ground, there’s a half and full…

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GameOn Drones

Date:
May 25, 2018 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Cost:
$20-$60
Phone:

While older generations had Monopoly and Gameboys, drones just might be the toys of the future. This high-flying event will look to take the tech-y hobby mainstream by offering the chance for both kids and adults who have never touched the aircrafts to take them for a spin. Featuring fun tournament-style competitions such as "tic…

Into the Wild Running Festival

Date:
Jun 02, 2018 7:00 a.m.
Cost:
$45
Phone:
303-536-0118

There’s no need to splurge on airfare to see exotic animals—Keenesburg’s Wild Animal Sanctuary houses more than 450 lions, tigers, bears, and other rescued creatures right in Denver’s backyard. In this benefit for the nonprofit, you’ll wind through a portion of the facility’s 720 acres of open grassland in your choice of three different races:…

Lyons Outdoor Games and Burning Can Beer Festival

Date:
Jun 02, 2018 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Cost:
$5-$65
Phone:

With a plethora of brews, a host of outdoor adventures, and an expansive live music lineup, this mountainside festival epitomizes Rocky Mountain revelry. Outdoor enthusiasts can attempt events such as whitewater kayaking competitions or the potentially dizzying beer relay, which requires team members to down a beer before each three-mile trail loop. In between events,…

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bRUNch at Night with Snooze Union Station

Date:
Jun 07, 2018 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Cost:
$50
Phone:
303-825-3536

Five years ago, Cortney Logan and Alexandra Weissner imagined a reality where fellow runners and brunch enthusiasts could collectively dash their way to breakfast joints around Denver. This Thursday, the now-established running group will gallop—participants choose between a 5K and 10K route along the scenic Cherry Creek Trail—to Snooze Union Station, where, for the second-straight…

The Ultimate Polo Experience

Date:
Jun 09, 2018 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Cost:
$45
Phone:
303-791-7656

If the word polo makes you think more of someone yelling “Marco!” than riding a horse, the Denver Polo Club will change that at this hands-on event. The skills clinic will give you the chance to try out the fast-paced British sport, taking you through the basic swings, equipment, and strategy. After you attempt the…

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Crested Butte Mountain Resort Summer Opening Day

Date:
Jun 09, 2018 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Cost:
$20-$47
Phone:
877-547-5143

This weekend, Crested Butte Mountain Resort will emerge from a two-month-long spring break to kickoff the summer season. Adventure seekers can head to the top of the mountain—serviced by the resort's two longest lifts, the Redy Lady and Silver Queen Express—to test their shot at an archery park, barrel down 29 bike trails (many with…

FIBArk Festival

Date:
Jun 14, 2018 to Jun 17, 2018
Cost:
Ticket prices vary
Phone:

This wet and wild weekend dares gutsy paddlers to take on the rapids and eddies of the legendary Arkansas River in a series of competitions, including the longest whitewater race in the United States (27.5 miles). There are also activities for those who prefer to go with the flow, such as the hooligan race, during…

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2018 World Cup Headquarters at La Rumba

Date:
Jun 15, 2018 to Jul 15, 2018
Cost:
Free
Phone:
720-799-7583

Just because the United States national team didn't qualify for the World Cup, doesn't mean there won't be plenty of exciting soccer to enjoy throughout the next month. And local dance club, La Rumba, will provide an ideal location to raucously celebrate all the goals and fancy footwork. Starting with the Spain versus Portugal game…

Rugby League Football International Challenge

Date:
Jun 23, 2018 11:30 a.m.
Cost:
$15-$109
Phone:
720-258-3333

In preparation for the 2025 Rugby League World Cup (which will be co-hosted by the United States and Canada), organizers are looking to infiltrate NFL country with their own brand of hard-hitting sports action. As promotion for the aforementioned championship, two of the world’s most-renowned teams—New Zealand and England—will face off for the first time…

Mancos Cowboy Half Marathon

Date:
Jun 23, 2018 7:30 a.m.
Cost:
$25-$70
Phone:
970-533-7600

The town of Mancos is known for its Wild West spirit. Channel that energy at these races to benefit the Mancos Public library, including a one mile fun run, 5K, and half marathon, which wind through the Mancos Valley and features spectacular views of Mesa Verde National Park and the San Juan Mountains. Runners can…

Margarita Madness 5K

Date:
Jun 30, 2018 5:00 p.m.
Cost:
$30-$45
Phone:

We have a feeling even Jimmy Buffett, the master of alcohol-fueled relaxation, would approve of this chilled-out, tequila-infused race. Cocktails and a dance party will be the reward for making the short jaunt through Reynolds Landing Park. While sipping your tasty margaritas, don’t forget to grab some grub from food trucks such as Bit O’…

Four on the Fourth 4K

Date:
Jul 04, 2018 9 a.m.
Cost:
$40
Phone:
303-440-4324

Run like the British are coming during this race to kick off Independence Day celebrations. The flat-and-fast course along Nautilus Court at the Davis reservoirs will start and end at Avery Brewing Company, where a hot breakfast cooked up by the brewery’s chef Chris Blackwood and suds will refuel weary competitors. Top finishers will receive…

Women, Wheels, and Wine

Date:
Jul 08, 2018 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Cost:
$150
Phone:
970-726-8231

Whether you’ve never ridden a two-wheeler or are a seasoned cycling pro, ladies can enjoy this day of pedaling and pampering at Devil’s Thumb Ranch. Beginners will learn the basics—from adjusting your seat to handling hills—during the morning lesson, while advanced riders can perfect their technique on technical turns and other difficult obstacles. After a…

Rogers River Run 5K

Date:
Jul 13, 2018 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Cost:
$15-$25
Phone:
303-651-8404

Even though this race takes place at night, you won’t have to worry about fading light. Competitors covered in glow-in-the-dark body paint and glow sticks will run, walk, or dance around Golden Ponds Park and Nature Area. Once you cross the finish line near the Rhythm On the River Music and Art Festival in the…

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Free Barre3 Class on Room & Board’s Rooftop

Date:
Jul 19, 2018 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Cost:
Free.
Phone:
303-322-6462

Take your workout to new heights—literally. At this free fitness session with an instructor from local studio Barre3, get a full-body workout that combines elements of ballet barre, pilates, and yoga amidst bubbling fountains, luxury furniture, and a reflecting pool on Room & Board's sky-high oasis. After working your muscles, take a quick jaunt to…

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Skate Party with The Hollow

Date:
Jul 19, 2018 7 p.m.
Cost:
$10
Phone:
303-718-0562

Attendees can jam to new music from Denver alternative-rock band the Hollow at this 90s-themed EP release party. Don't forget your flared jeans and roller blades as guests can carve up the Skate City rink while listening to the local outfit's guitar heavy tunes. After listening to the new record—titled Contact—fans can also play 90s songs…

Mile High NHRA Nationals

Date:
Jul 20, 2018 to Jul 22, 2018
Schedule:
Fri-Sat 1-9:30 p.m.; Sun 9 a.m.-3:45 p.m.
Cost:
Ticket prices vary
Phone:
303-697-6001

We all know elevation can mess with the human body, but it turns out Denver’s mile-high status can affect race cars as well, complicating everything from engine tune-ups to aerodynamics. In this blood-pumping event, the best drag racers in the country—including Sterling-based Deric Cramer—will compete against the elements and each other in cars resembling life-size…

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Children’s Hospital Courage Classic

Date:
Jul 20, 2018 to Jul 22, 2018
Schedule:
Fri 3:30-7 p.m.; Sat 6 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun 6 a.m.-3 p.m.
Cost:
$70-$175
Phone:
720-777-7499

Cyclists of all ages can ride in support of pediatric care and research at this annual fundraiser for Children's Hospital Colorado. After raising $300 through the online portal (kids raise $125), participants can traverse steep mountain routes such as Vail Pass (40 miles), the Cooper Loop (78 miles), and the Canyon Family Recreation Trail (10…

Chase the Moon 12-Hour Endurance Run

Date:
Jul 27, 2018 to Jul 28, 2018
Cost:
Ticket prices vary
Phone:
303-320-3343

You don’t have to be a werewolf—though it might help—to compete in this dusk-till-dawn event. Starting as the sun sets over the Rockies, you’ll complete as many 10.3-mile loops as possible, traversing the rolling hills of Highlands Ranch Backcountry Wilderness area. After a night under the full moon, celebrate sunrise with a hot pancake breakfast…

Denver 7s Rugby Tournament

Date:
Jul 28, 2018 9 a.m - 6 p.m.
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-727-3535

Despite its international origins, rugby has become one of the fastest growing team sports in the United States. Whether you’re a longtime fan or looking to get acquainted with the sport, you can enjoy the hard-hitting action at one of the top tournaments in the country. Women’s and men’s teams ranging from youth to adult…

Breck Epic

Date:
Aug 05, 2018 to Aug 10, 2018
Schedule:
Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Cost:
Registration prices vary
Phone:
970-453-5000

This grueling competition was designed so mountain bikers could hit the most challenging rides Summit County has to offer in just five days. Riders will gain roughly 40,000 feet of elevation and travel some 240 miles total as they take on multiple loops, each of which ends within a mile of downtown Breckenridge. Once their…

Rangely OHV Adventure Rally (ROAR)

Date:
Aug 09, 2018 to Aug 11, 2018
Cost:
$75-$82
Phone:
970-675-5290

Northwest Colorado’s off-highway vehicle (OHV) trails (read: perfect for ATVs) will play host to a parade of four-wheeling fanatics during this three-day retreat into the high mountain desert. With the exception of Main Street, all roads in Rangely are OHV-friendly, so attendees can ride straight from the roughly 400-mile trail system to downtown. After traversing…

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The Annual Charity Ascent: A Hike with a Cause

Date:
Aug 10, 2018 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Cost:
Ticket prices vary
Phone:
720-259-5099

About a million Coloradans work for small businesses. And Transworld Business Advisors hopes to increase that number with this four-mile charity hike, which will help raise money for locals looking to start their own venture. Begin by ascending the 11,709-foot Chief Mountain—a steep but brief climb through alpine forests—before joining an after party at Tommyknocker…

Colorado Classic

Date:
Aug 16, 2018 to Aug 19, 2018
Schedule:
Thu, Fri 10 a.m. in Vail; Sat 10 a.m., Sun 10:30 a.m. in Denver
Cost:
Free, VIP ticket prices vary
Phone:
303-801-3341

This four-stage race—with legs in both Vail and Denver—features some of the best pro road bike teams in the world. Fans can watch pros zoom by at arm’s length from designated spectator areas, set up along each 79- to 245-mile stage. The final day concludes at Velorama Festival in RiNo, the contest’s sister event, where…

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Outerbike

Date:
Aug 17, 2018 to Aug 19, 2018
Schedule:
Fri-Sat 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Cost:
Ticket prices vary
Phone:
435-259-8732

This bike bonanza is the place to demo the newest metal steads from companies like Yeti Cycles and Scott Sports. Take whatever shiny mountain bike catches your eye, and head up the Crested Butte ski lift to enjoy amazing cross-country and downhill trails. You can also peruse the latest in gear for all types of…

Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon

Date:
Aug 18, 2018 to Aug 19, 2018
Schedule:
Sat, Sun 7 a.m.
Cost:
Registration prices vary
Phone:
719-473-2625

Some Coloradans train for months just to slog up the state’s many 14ers. The superathletes among us casually run them. During this endurance marathon, fitness freaks will ascend more than 7,800 feet to reach the summit of Pikes Peak (elevation 14,115 feet). The thinning levels of oxygen and uphill trajectory make this one of America’s…

Dog Days of Summer Half Marathon/1M/5K/10K

Date:
Aug 19, 2018 8 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Cost:
$25-$65
Phone:
720-913-1311

The idiom dog days of summer takes on a whole new meaning at this canine-friendly race. Runners and pups can choose between one-mile, 5K, 10K, and half-marathon distances through Stapleton’s Central Park, Bluff Lake Nature Center and along Sand Creek. Water bowls will be placed strategically along the course, and a variety of doggy-centric awards…

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Bruises & Brews Beerfest

Date:
Aug 24, 2018 to Aug 25, 2018
Schedule:
Fri 4-8 p.m.; Sat 3-7 p.m.
Cost:
Per day: $45 pre-sale, $50 day-of
Phone:
303-692-5799

Rugby, like most things in life, pairs best with an ice-cold beer. At this Glendale sudsfest, you’ll imbibe delicious brews as you overlook the RugbyTown Sevens Tournament from the comfort of Infinity Park’s Festival Plaza. As 20 teams from across the globe batter each other on the field, you'll sample beverages from dozens of local…

PoloFest Denver

Date:
Aug 25, 2018 1 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Cost:
TK tix not yet on sale
Phone:
303-791-7656

Denver Polo Club wants to prove that the equine-based sport isn’t just for posh elites at this unpretentious event. See some of the best women’s teams in the world—including the United States and Argentinian national teams—vie for a World Cup title. And instead of wearing a seersucker suit, guests are encouraged to sport a more…

Meeker Classic—Sheepdog Championship Trials

Date:
Sep 05, 2018 to Sep 09, 2018
Schedule:
Wed, Sun 7 a.m.-4 p.m.; Thu 7 a.m.-7:30 p.m.; Fri 7 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sat 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
Cost:
$5-$40
Phone:
970-878-0111

Around 130 border collies will descend upon Meeker for this traditional Scottish contest, during which the dogs attempt to herd sheep through an obstacle course. Competitors will come from as far as Europe to show off their championship-level skills and a chance at winning a slice of the $25,000 total prize purse. Along with the…

Steamboat Bike Festival

Date:
Sep 06, 2018 to Sep 09, 2018
Schedule:
Thu noon-9 p.m.; Fri 7 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun 9 a.m.-noon
Cost:
$100
Phone:
970-989-2689

The myriad trails and terrain that make up Bike Town USA will be on full display during this four-day festival. Representatives from regional mountain bike races (Steamboat Stinger, Ranch Rally) and local manufacturer Moots Cycles will lead rides through road, gravel, and mountain landscapes, including new routes on the Buffalo Pass trail network. Cycling enthusiasts…

Gay Bowl XVIII

Date:
Sep 13, 2018 to Sep 16, 2018
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-727-3535

In 2002, the National Gay Flag Football League was established to make football a more inclusive sport for gay athletes. Now 16 years later, the league’s giant annual tournament makes its way to the Mile High City. Nearly 1,000 LGBT players, ranging from recent gridiron recruits to former college athletes, will make up the around…

Crested Butte Ultra—105k and 55k

Date:
Sep 15, 2018 4 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Cost:
Registration prices vary
Phone:
970-349-2222

Intrepid endurance runners will race past purple lupines and other colorful flora as they journey between 34 and 65 miles during this ultramarathon. Competitors set off on routes with elevation gains of up to 15,000 feet and traverse the steep passes and dipping valleys of Gunnison National Forest. Along with sore legs the next day,…

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GABF Bike Loop & Kickoff Party

Date:
Sep 15, 2018 11 a.m.
Cost:
$25-$30
Phone:
303-233-3742

Thousands will descend upon the Mile High City for the country's largest suds-related competition: Great American Beer Festival. And to get you pumped for the three-day extravaganza multiple west Denver breweries planned this kickoff party filled with ales and bikes. The celebration will include an 11-mile guided bike tour, which begins and ends at Alamo…

Miracle on the Rocks

Date:
Sep 23, 2018 7 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Cost:
$5-$10
Phone:
720-865-2494

It’s up to you whether you set an ambitious climbing goal or ascend the Red Rocks steps just once at this charitable stair climb. Before the event, participants are encouraged to raise or donate at least $100 through the online portal, with all proceeds going directly to Children’s Hospital Colorado. An added incentive: Ohana Yoga…

Fall Cowgirl Roundup

Date:
Oct 04, 2018 to Oct 09, 2018
Cost:
$1,595
Phone:
970-667-3915

There’s one important rule at this five-day horseback riding retreat: no men. The ladies-only equine escape pairs riders with a horse before taking them on guided tours through Sylvan Dale Ranch’s 3,100 acres, with views of scenic foothills and a section of the Big Thompson River. An on-site chef prepares daily meals, and the stay…

Call Your Bluff Fun Run

Date:
Oct 07, 2018 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Cost:
$30-$37
Phone:

If you think playing Texas hold’ em while trail running sounds difficult, it’s because you’ve never tried it. At this Front Range fun run, competitors dash through a 5K or 7K course, and designated stations provide them with a playing card for each kilometer covered. Upon crossing the finish line, runners will present their five…

Nitro Circus

Date:
Oct 16, 2018 7:30 p.m.
Cost:
$39-$99
Phone:
303-405-1111

Travis Pastrana has been wowing adrenaline junkies since 1999, when he won the X Games’ first MotoX Freestyle event. Since then, his jumps have heightened and broken bones have added up as Pastrana has drawn comparisons to famed daredevil Evel Knievel. This month, the 34-year-old’s globe-trotting tour makes its final North American stop in the…

Rim Rock Marathon

Date:
Nov 03, 2018 8 a.m.
Schedule:
Marathon start-time 8 a.m., Half-marathon start-time 8:45 a.m.
Cost:
$90-$185
Phone:
970-248-1378

This challenging marathon, which meanders from Grand Junction to Fruita, is as scenic as it is difficult. Racers will travel past two-million-year-old monoliths, broad plateaus, and red rock canyons on a path that ascends about 2,000 feet in the first 8.5 miles. There will also be a half-marathon course, along with a relay option, with…

Broomfield Trails Marathon

Date:
Nov 04, 2018 6:30 a.m.
Cost:
$129
Phone:
(303) 464-5500

So far, the only running events in Broomfield have been kitschy 5Ks. But the Broomfield Trails Marathon is out to prove the suburban enclave should be a go-to place for serious mileage. The inaugural race will wind along the Lake Link, Rock Creek, and Big Dry Creek trails, offering brochure-worthy views of the Flatirons. A…

Colorado Ski & Snowboard Expo

Date:
Nov 16, 2018 to Nov 18, 2018
Schedule:
Fri 12-10 p.m., Sat 10 a.m. - 8 p.m., Sun 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Cost:
$15 for adults, $12 with coupon, free for kids 12 and under
Phone:
303-228-8000

Due to some scheduling snafus, Denver’s hotly anticipated ski expo will return a few weeks later than usual this year. Don’t worry, the snowsport bonanza will still feature its usual attractions, including huge markdowns on last season’s gear, kid-friendly obstacle courses, and representatives from a slew of Colorado resorts selling passes. Pro tip: This year’s…

Mile High Turkey Trot

Date:
Nov 22, 2018 8 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Cost:
$25-$40
Phone:
303-433-8383

If you’re one of the thousands of Denverites in search of holiday plans, look no further than Mile High United Way’s annual Thanksgiving spectacle. Each year, this Washington Park staple gathers 10,000 enthusiastic runners, walkers and spectators for a four-mile run or walk. No matter your time, a friendly finish-line beer garden (hosted by Great…

Bark in the Park

Date:
Nov 23, 2018 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-425-1097

Standley Lake Regional Park wants Coloradans to bypass the crowded malls and spend their Black Fridays outdoors with man (and woman)’s best friend. That’s why it’s offering free admission for pup owners all day long. Stop by to play fetch or attend a workshop led by the park’s naturalist on how to protect pets from…

More Than Just Pumpkin Pie Thanksgiving Getaway

Date:
Nov 24, 2018 to Nov 27, 2018
Cost:
Adults $485, kids $175-355
Phone:
970-667-3915

Instead of spending Thanksgiving at Aunt Sue's house for the 10th year in a row, enjoy the holiday at an unlikely locale: a dude ranch. This three-day mini-vacation will include the standard turkey day dinner but also campfire sing-alongs, shopping excursions to Loveland or Estes Park, and horseback trail rides complete with lessons for beginners.…

Summit For Life

Date:
Dec 08, 2018 5:30 p.m.
Cost:
Prices vary
Phone:

While Coloradans love to race down mountains on skis or a snowboard during the winter, this event asks competitors to do something a little bit more arduous. During this uphill nighttime trek, brave souls will wear snowshoes, crampons, or skins and ascend more than 3,000 feet uphill and 2.5 miles to reach the top of…

Dew Tour

Date:
Dec 13, 2018 to Dec 16, 2018
Cost:
Price varies
Phone:
(970) 453-2913

Watch the world’s greatest action sports athletes—including Olympic gold medalists Chloe Kim and Red Gerard—do awe-inspiring flips and spins at this ski and snowboard competition. Traditional halfpipe and slopestyle competitions will be available to see for free. But you can also try your own hand (or, rather, foot) at the tricks with a open-jam-style course…

Kedrowski & Fielder: Ski CO Through a Lens

Date:
Dec 13, 2018 7 p.m.
Cost:
$9-12
Phone:
303-440-7666

Colorado Chautauqua Association invites you not only to marvel at the beauty of our state’s most beautiful mountains but also hear about the best ways to swoop down them. Photographer John Fielder will show off his renowned photography featuring top Centennial State ski destinations. After Fielder presents his work, Dr. Jon Kedrowski will talk about…

Scramblin’ Scrooge 1M/5K/10K & Youth Fun Run 2018 for Denver Children’s Home

Date:
Dec 15, 2018 7:30 a.m.
Cost:
$0-$85
Phone:

Run like you’re trying to get away from the Ghost of Christmas Past at this race from the two-year-old City Park Winter Running Series—a collection of seven-themed runs for holidays including Valentine’s Day and St. Patrick’s Day. This festive race, which is the newest of the collection, includes one-mile, 5K, and 10K offerings through Denver’s…

Vail Holiday Sweater Run

Date:
Dec 16, 2018 8:30 a.m.
Cost:
$20-$25
Phone:
970-401-3320

For the second year in a row festive folks—everyone from serious runners to bundled-up toddlers, included—can don their ugliest holiday sweaters for a 2.5-mile run or walk on the Vail’s scenic backroads. Pr Waiting at the finish line will be Vail’s famous Christkindl market with hot spiced wine for the adults, and for the kids—everyone’s…

Audi Ajax Cup

Date:
Dec 30, 2018 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Cost:
$500
Phone:
970-205-5101

Watch speedy skiers take tight turns on sharp edges at this giant slalom race. Sixteen teams made up of six experienced skiers, including one professional per squad, will go head to head for the opportunity to win the competition’s coveted Gorsuch Cup. Anyone skiing past Aspen Mountain’s Little Nell run (where the downhill action will…

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