Running, Biking and Swimming through Mud all for a Good Cause at Copper Mountain

Copper Mountain hosts a wide variety of multi-sport races and festivals throughout the summer benefiting non-profit organizations, and they all have one thing in common: promoting fitness and feeling good. The line-up this season includes a bit of everything – including mud:

October 29, 2010


Copper Mountain hosts a wide variety of multi-sport races and festivals throughout the summer benefiting non-profit organizations, and they all have one thing in common: promoting fitness and feeling good. The line-up this season includes a bit of everything – including mud:

Pushing Limits with the Colorado Running Festival – June 28-30 
The Colorado Endurance Race Series, Colorado’s largest trail race series, stops at Copper Mountain for a three-day running and multi-sport festival. With some of the best terrain and abundant mountain scenery, Copper Mountain brings together over 4,000 runners and athletes from around the Rocky Mountains. This is so much more than a running festival with over 30 local and national vendors promoting their goods and services to the running community.

Three Days of Cycling Benefit Children’s Hospital in the Courage Classic – July 22-24
The 24th Annual Children’s Hospital Courage Classic returns to Copper Mountain for three days of cycling over three Rocky Mountain passes. Over 2,000 riders hit the roads to raise money for the Children’s Hospital in Denver. This season, all starts and finishes are based out of Copper Mountain making Center Village the hub for entertainment throughout the tour.

Move and Be Moved with Hike MS Colorado – July 27
Lace up the hiking boots, fill up the hydration pack and grab friends and family to hike for a great cause. Join Hike MS at Copper Mountain this summer and climb for a cure for Multiple Sclerosis in the beautiful Rocky Mountains. Hiking routes vary from two to ten miles to accommodate all abilities.

Conquer the Rocky Mountains and Parkinson’s disease on the Copper Triangle – August 3
The famous Copper Triangle has long been considered one of Colorado’s classic alpine road rides featuring breathtaking scenery, gorgeous roads and three iconic climbs; the Copper Triangle exemplifies cycling in the Colorado Rockies. The Copper Triangle is a 78-mile ride with an elevation gain of almost 6,000 feet over three mountain passes: Fremont, Tennessee and Vail.

Dash for the kids of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital - Warrior Dash - August 16 - 18
The world’s largest obstacle race series, the Warrior Dash is a one-of-a-kin racing experience. With obstacles named Muddy Mayhem, Giant Cliffhanger and Vicious Valley, athletes are put to the ultimate physical and mental test as they run their way through this unique 5k course. Warrior Dash has hosted over 150,000 participants and has collectively raised over $5 million for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital with partnering events through Red Frog Events.

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