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.

Social distancing hiking on Colorado Springs trails

Get Out, Spread Out to Keep Our Outdoors Safe

We Coloradans love our outdoors. And with COVID-19 throwing life as we know it for a loop, going outside has been the key to...
Charcuterie at Tapateria

7 Ways to Support Local Business During the Pandemic

With a statewide stay-at-home order for Colorado, it’s difficult to support local business, but there are ways even without being able to leave our...
HIkes Colorado Springs

Trails: 52 Hikes in 52 Weeks

Last January I took a little walk in the woods with my friend Tonya. Casually she mentioned an idea she found online called the...
Portrait of Rosie Collins

Rosie Collins Broke Down Racial Barriers in Colorado Springs

In a time when diversity was planting its roots in Colorado Springs, African American men and women were attending and graduating from Colorado College....
Ski trekkers in Deer 139 at Banff Mountain Film Festival

Banff Mountain Film Festival Celebrates Outdoor Community

Sure, there will be plenty of hucking and sending and big air exploits when the Banff Mountain Film Festival comes to town March 3-4,...
Adult hockey leagues thrive at many local rinks in and near Colorado Springs

Where to Get in the Local Rec League Hockey Game

You’ll find the likes of the Hooligans, Vicious Pickles, Donut Bumpers and other uniquely named teams on local ice rinks. Adult rec league hockey...
Colorado Avalanche hockey team playing NHL Stadium Series game at Coors Field in 2016

NHL Stadium Series Brings Outdoor Hockey to Falcon Stadium

Many National League Hockey players and coaches grew up skating on frozen ponds. Their memories of those formative days bond them in a unique...
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...
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