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.

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...
Colorado high school cycling rider in Frisco

High School Cycling League Builds Next Generation of Local Cyclists

If you’ve been out in, say, Red Rock Canyon Open Space lately, there’s a good chance you’ve passed groups of high school mountain bikers...
Arapahoe Basin opening day 2019

Ski Season Is Here – Colorado Ski Resort Opening Dates 2019

The snow has been flying — in Colorado Springs and in the high country — making conditions prime for snowmaking and all the more...
AFA Football

6 Things We Love About Air Force Football

With retired Air Force parents, I’ve been attending Air Force Academy football games for years. Sure, there’s the traditional tailgating and pregame fun outside...
Skier

Find Your Best Season Ski Pass Now

Those mountain landscapes of glowing aspen will soon be covered in snow. And with the approach of that fun, white fluffy stuff, it’s time...
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