Elevation Outdoors 2016
RACE & EVENT GUIDE RISE AND SHINE RANDO SERIES JANUARY 5 AND 19, 2016 ARAPAHOE BASIN SKI AREA Join us for a 4-part series of uphill challenges two Tuesday mornings in January. Challenge yourself to all four or pick and choose which morning works the best for you and your workout schedule. Starting in the Base Area at 10,780’ and finishing near the Summit at 12,474’, with twists and turns along the way, the early morning Rise and Shine Rando Races are a fun and challenging way to start your day!
JANUARY 16, 2016 | LITTLETON, CO Part of the Winter Distance Series benefitting the Fetal Health Foundation coloradorunnerevents.com/frosty
DEVIL’S THUMB STAGECOACH CLASSIC
JANUARY 23RD, 2016 | TABERNASH, CO Whether you are a serious nordic skier and racer, an old-school tourist, or anywhere in between, the Stagecoach Classic is a unique chance to experience a trek from Devil’s Thumb Ranch, through the old Idlewild Ski Area, to Hideaway Park in Winter Park.
POLE MOUNTAIN SHUFFLE CROSS COUNTRY SKIING medicinebownordic.org/racing-information
3RD ANNUAL FAT CYCLE CHALLENGE™
JANUARY 16, 2016 | ASPEN, CO Part of Aspen’s Wintersköl™ events, the Fat Cycle Challenge is a fat bike race offering participants a chance to compete, cruise demos around the course, and check out the hottest fat bike trends!
JANUARY 24TH, 2016 | LAKEWOOD, CO This 5k/10k run is brought to you by Racing Underground. Conveniently located on the scenic west side of metro Denver, Bear Creek Lake Park is known for it’s diverse bird and waterfowl population as well as stunning views of the foothills. yetichase.com
FAT BIKE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
Odell Brewing Co. is going to be a legendary first year fat bike event. Featuring epic Fat Bike venues, a Regional Summit, Vendor Showcase, Demos, discounted ski lift tickets, FREE beer, branded burgers, tons of swag, prizes and giveaways! cbchamber.com/events/fat-bike
ABOMINABLE WINTER ADVENTURE RUN
JANUARY 30TH, 2016 | COMO, CO The Abominable adventure run is not for the timid. On January 30th get “yeti” for a winter obstacle course at 10,000 feet. Grab your friends, hop in the car, and crank up the heat because it’s gonna be cold, wild one out there! abominablerun.com
JANUARY 9, 2016 TIE CITY TRAILHEAD, LARAMIE, WY
FEBRUARY 6TH, 2016 CRESTED BUTTE, CO Everyone who loves to Nordic ski needs to partake in the annual madness that is the Alley Loop. With a course that winds through downtown Crested Butte and surrounding area, it is both challenging and damn fun. Choose from 1.5k to 42k and pick out your favorite costume. cbnordic.org
JAN 27 – 31, 2016 GUNNISON AND CRESTED BUTTE, CO Borealis Fat Bike World Championships by
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MOOSE CHASE NORDIC MARATHON
FEBRUARY 20TH | JACKSON HOLE, WY The Jackson Hole Ski & Snowboard Club is proud to present the 24th Annual Moose Chase Nordic ski race at the Trail Creek Nordic Center. This premier Nordic race includes a 30k (that skis like a 50k), a 15k, 5k, 3k and a free 1/2k. Athletes can skate or classic ski the course. jhskiclub.org/moosechase
VAIL WINTER UPHILL
FEBRUARY 22ND, 2016 | VAIL, CO This challenging 2.5-mile race begins in Lionshead Village at 8,120 feet and finishes at Eagle’s Nest at 10,346 feet. The best part is you get to choose your mode of transportation - ski, snowshoe, yak-trak, or crawl.
MOAB SPRING TRAIL RUN MARCH 5, 2016 | MOAB, UT 8k and ½ Marathon trainingrx.com
MOAB THAW MOUNTAIN BIKE FESTIVAL MARCH 11-13, 2016 | MOAB, UT Rides, Demos, Games, Food & Fun moabthaw.com
XC Ski Race & Tour Devil’s Thumb Ranch to Winter Park January 23rd, 2016 Whether you’re a serious Nordic skier, an old-school tourist or a weekend snowshoe enthusiast, you won’t want to miss this unique chance to trek from Devil’s Thumb Ranch to downtown Winter Park through the original Idlewild Ski Area. Choose a 15k or 30k race or 15k trek on groomed trails through private and Forest Service lands, then celebrate with live music, BBQ and a beer tent at the after-party. A portion of the race proceeds will go to Trout Unlimited’s efforts to protect and preserve the Fraser River. Register online at www.stagecoachclassic.com
CROSS COUNTRY SKI RACE & TOUR JANUARY 23, 2016
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EO Race and Event Guide 2016