Health & Sports

Health & Sports

The games we play. The athletes among us. The tips for living the active, healthy life in Colorado Springs. The best Springs articles on fitness, health and sports.

Angel Fire Shovel Races finish line

Last Chance for Angel Fire’s Shovel Races

Why take the chairlift down at the end of the day when you can ride your snow shovel? What started with lift operators at...
Snowboard lessons at Copper Mountain

Get Snow Schooled With Ski and Snowboard Lessons

It was the boots that called to us. After a long, fun and particularly cold day of skiing, we started the trek back to...
Eukarya headlamp a winter gear favorite

Gear We Like for a Winter Hike

Shorter days and snowy weather doesn't mean the end of outdoor fun in Colorado Springs. With the right gear, you can still enjoy winter...
Colorado Springs trails, sunrise at Pulpit Rock

Favorite Trails for the Out-of-Town Guests

You’ll find something for everyone among these local trails, from icons to less-crowded alternatives, where you can satisfy the ambitious visitors or torture the...
Pikes Peak seen from Pulpit Rock in Colorado Springs

Trails: Hiking Pulpit Rock

Where to Find It: Beside the I-25 and N. Nevada intersection. The small trailhead parking lot is at 6411 N. Nevada Ave. just north...
yoga and brews at pikes peak brewing

A New Namaste With Yoga and Brews

Of all the quirky yoga classes around Colorado's Front Range—from stand-up paddleboard yoga to yoga with wolves, goats or kangaroos—there is a class where...
holiday fun runs Cycling Santa 15K

Holiday Fun Runs to Cure Cabin Fever

There’s no need to sulk or feel guilty about those seasonal treats with these holiday themed fun runs. From bear suits to Santa suits...
state of the art treatment room at Children's Hospital Colorado

Children’s Hospital Opens a New Era of Pediatric Care

When 9-year-old Jalen Thompson grows up he wants to be president. He expects that by then there will be a cure for cancer—if not,...
Dutch Clark the Flying Dutchman breaks tackles

Dutch Clark: The Legendary Flying Dutchman

In 1963, 17 athletes were inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s inaugural class, including a quarterback from rural Colorado named Earl “Dutch”...
Via ferrata at Cave of the Winds

Climbing Over Fear on the Springs’ Via Ferrata

"Grab the top of that ledge, latch your chili bean and let go!” says Alex Hesler, outdoor attraction manager at Cave of the Winds. He’s...
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