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High Lonesome 100

The High Lonesome 100 is a high flying endurance race in the Sawatch range of the Colorado Rocky Mountains. With 23,500' of vertical gain and reaching an elevation of 13,100', it's a hell of a course. The race runs in a loop through some of the most beautiful single track in the state, and takes […]

TransRockies Run Charity Bibs

TransRockies Charity Bibs We are so excited to collaborate with TransRockies to offer charity bibs to this inspiring community! Join us on this 6-day running adventure through the Rockies and do it with purpose! Register for a charity bib for this event and once you raise your minimum fundraising commitment you will receive a code […]

Trail Sisters Women’s Half Marathon

13.1 miles that twist and turn through sage brush and ponderosa pines, all while providing stunning views of the prestige Collegiate Peaks. Located in the Rocky Mountains along the roaring Arkansas River.

Autumn Run Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, & Kids Fun Run

The Autumn Run is held each year on the third weekend in September, in and around the historic, friendly, and picturesque town of Buena Vista, Colorado. Nestled in the upper Arkansas River Valley at the base of the Collegiate Peaks, the Autumn Run has one of the most beautiful courses in Colorado. ​ Online registration […]

Monarch Crest Crank – 25th Anniversary!

It's our 25th ANNIVERSARY! The Monarch Crest Crank is a mountain bike event along one of IMBA’s Epic mountain bike trails - The Monarch Crest. Join us on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2023, in Salida for this long-standing fundraiser benefiting The Alliance, which helps victims of domestic and sexual abuse. Your entry fee ($95) will include […]

West Line Winder

With glorious views of the Collegiate Peaks and 4,000ft of ascent along the way, these 30 miles of buttery single track and forest roads are perfect for everyone from the first time 50k’er to the veteran trail runner. Although the Arkansas Valley is famously known for its high alpine peaks, it’s a well kept secret […]

Sawatch Ascent

A classic, high-alpine, vert-heavy Colorado 50k! Get some miles on the Colorado Trail and run all the way to 13,150' feet in elevation! Starting and finishing at the base of Mount Princeton, runners are treated to panoramic views of the Sawatch Range and the gorgeous Arkansas River Valley. The race runs in a large lollipop […]

14er Fest Running 2023

14er Fest is a three-day mountain festival filled with outdoor adventures for all ages & abilities. It encompasses a range trail activities including Off-Roading, Mountain Biking, Hiking, Fly Fishing and Trail Running events. A host of clinics will also be available so you can learn new skills or gain training tips from the experts. In […]

Hallowiener 5K & Kids Fun Run

5K: Join us for a Halloween-themed 5K! Yes, that means we want you to run in your best costume! Runners will start at South Main in Buena Vista. You should be on the lookout for some spooky scenes along the river. This run is stroller friendly! After enjoying a little jaunt around the town trails, […]

BVSC Turkey Trot 5K & Family Fun Run

5K: Come & shake your tail feather with us this Thanksgiving with a fun, family-friendly 5k around BV. Runners will enjoy a mostly-flat course with well-maintained trails, offering great views of the Collegiate Peaks. This run is stroller friendly! Family Fun Run: Our families are welcome to cruise around the town for the Fun Run […]

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