Warrior Dash - America's Most Insane Race - Lands at Copper, Aug. 20-21; Free Live Music All Weekend

August 17, 2011


Warrior Dash – America’s Most Insane Race – Lands at Copper, August 20 – 21

Free Live Music All Weekend

 

Copper Mountain, CO…August 17, 2011…Warrior Dash is the ultimate event for thrill-seeking athletes and lands in the Rockies for the 2nd year in a row, where 12 obstacles await along this 3.15 mile course. Participants will conquer extreme obstacles and celebrate their feats with music, beer, warrior helmets and muddy shorts. Zany costumes are encouraged! In addition, there will be free live music all weekend with: Hot for Teacher, a Van Halen tribute band, comprised of middle school teachers; Hell’s Belles, an AC/DC tribute band; Rock Skool, a classic rock experience from the 70s, 80s, and 90s; Patrick N Swayze; The Worthingtons; So What Brothers; RePlay; and more.

 

2011 Warrior Dash Schedule of Events*

Friday, August 19

 

10 a.m. – 7 p.m.    

Fridays at Copper (FAC) – Free activities with every $30 shopping or dining purchase at Copper, including a free one-time pass for the climbing wall, bumper boats, bungee jump, paddle boats, go-karts and mini-golf

4 – 8:30 p.m.

Warrior Dash Pre-registration and sign-in, Copper Pavilion

5 p.m.

Free live show by Hot For Teacher, a Van Halen Tribute Band, consisting of middle school teachers in Burning Stones Plaza

7 p.m.

Free live show by Hell’s Belles – The World’s Premier all-female AC/DC Tribute Band, Burning Stones Plaza

Dusk

Free showing of the original Clash of the Titans (PG), Burning Stones Plaza

 

 

Saturday, August 20

 

8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Warrior Dash participant registration, Copper Pavilion

8 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Warrior Dash store open by Center Village Ticket Windows

9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Warrior Dash Race, waves start every ½ hour

9 a.m. – 7 p.m.           

Warrior Dash BBQ open to the public – giant turkey legs, yum!

10 a.m.           

Free live show by Patrick N Swayze in Burning Stones Plaza

1 p.m.

Free live show by The Worthingtons in Burning Stones Plaza

4 p.m.

Free live show by So What Brothers in Burning Stones Plaza

6:30 p.m.

Warrior Dash Awards Presentation

7 p.m.

Fireworks

7:15 – 10 p.m.

Free live show by Rock Skool, a classic rock experience from the 70s, 80s, and 90s

 

Sunday, August 21

 

8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Warrior Dash participant registration, Copper Pavilion

8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Warrior Dash store open by Center Village Ticket Windows

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.           

Warrior Dash Race, waves start every ½ hour

9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Warrior Dash BBQ open to the public – giant turkey legs, yum!

10 a.m.           

Free live show by Patrick N Swayze in Burning Stones Plaza

2 p.m. 

Free live show by RePlay in Burning Stones Plaza

5 p.m. 

Warrior Dash Awards Presentation

5:30 p.m.

Fireworks

 

 

Warrior Dash Sampling of Obstacles*

  1. Rubber Ricochet: Participants begin their Warrior Dash adventure by ramming their way through the rubber jungle.
  2. Cliffhanger: rappel down the steep ravine
  3. Barricade Breakdown: hurdle over the barricades and craw under barbed wire
  4. Blackout: dive into darkness and escape  the trenches
  5. Muddy Mayhem:  an event favorite, where racers scramble beneath barbed wire in a giant mud pit.
  6. Assassins Escape: journey up the steps then drop down the fire pole
  7. Arachnophobia: thread through the tangling ropes
  8. Deadman’s Drop: climb to the top and over the unhandy hurdle
  9. Teetering Traverse: level your nerves as you teeter through a soaring track
  10. Cargo Climb: maneuver over cargo nets
  11. Chaotic Crossover: crawl across the tangled nets
  12. Warrior Roast: the final event consists of one of the most popular obstacles of the day, where racers leap over the Warrior fires and finally off to the Finish Line.

 

Note to ALL Copper Guests: All of Copper’s summer activities, mountain biking, Solitude Station and scenic chairlift rides will remain open throughout the Warrior Dash weekend. However, the Copper Disc Golf course and Diggler Rentals will be closed Saturday, Aug. 20 and Sunday, Aug. 21 because of the Warrior Dash race. Guests who would like to take advantage of Copper for the day are advised to park in the upper B-lot parking structure adjacent to Ten Mile Circle, as this area is specifically designated for day guests only. For more information on what is open, please visit Guest Services in Copper Sports, Center Village.

 

For the most up-to-date info, including a detailed schedule of events, visit the official Warrior Dash website, www.WarriorDash.com.

 

*All events/obstacles are subject to change and are weather dependent.

 

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About Copper

Copper gives guests the freedom to define their own vacation experience.  Easy access to several 14,000 ft. peaks, hundreds of miles of Colorado Scenic Byways, an 18-hole championship golf course and long stretches of celebrated fishing waters make Copper a premier summer destination.  That access, combined with an intimate resort village that produces world-class events and entertainment, is especially appealing to hikers, road bikers, runners, anglers and others seeking personal growth and wellness through their mountain experience.  To see more, visit www.coppercolorado.com. Woodward at Copper Summer Camps – make sure to check out one of the greatest indoor/outdoor ski and snowboard camps on the planet, by visiting www.woodwardatcopper.com.

 

 

 

 


David Roth, Copper Mountain
Cell: 970.389.6460
DRoth@CopperColorado.com

Sarah Neukom, Warrior Dash
Cell: 719.237.9692
Sarah@redfrogevents.com

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