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.

Taos Ski Valley

A Good Time for Taos

Taos is the end of many roads,” says Steven Rose, director of hospitality of The Blake at Taos Ski Valley. The famous Southwestern outpost...
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What To Do Thanksgiving Week

The holidays are officially here. While there’s likely to be feasting in your forecast, there’s so much more to do than stuffing yourself with...

Find Your Perfect Ski Pass

There’s an ancient Colorado proverb that goes something like this: The best time to buy your ski season pass was last spring. The second...
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3 Great Foothills Trail Runs

A preponderance of sunny days is one of the great perks of the Front Range region, no matter the season. While plummeting temperatures and...
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Movember and the Meaning of a Mustache

mustache noun: An icon representing the epitome of virility and sophistication. Resting on the throne of the upper lip, it is a beacon of...
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Disc Golf in Colorado Springs: Disc-cover the Fun

The ca-ching of a hard-plastic flying disc falling into a metal chain basket means you’ve finished a hole in disc golf. It’s also the...

Healthcare Heroes Celebration 2018

Read more about the 2018 Healthcare Heroes HERE. Gold Sponsor: United States Olympic Committee
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Hike: Dixon Trail to the Top of Cheyenne Mountain

Where to Find It: Cheyenne Mountain State Park Distance: 17-plus miles out and back from Limekiln Trailhead covering the entire trail network Difficulty: Advanced / Extreme Know...
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Burro Racing: Gone Donkin’

Hooves are pounding inches behind me. The path continues to drop out below. My legs strain to maintain the increased speed, and my feet...
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Healthy Environments for Everyone

Health for Everyone You may know El Paso County Public Health (EPCPH) for its disease prevention and control, Women, Infants and Children (WIC) programs, or...
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