Sports

Durango to host youth cross-country races

Youth cross-country races will be held Sept. 26 and Oct. 3 at Durango High School, 2390 Main Ave. At 4:30 p.m., a 1-mile race will be held for kindergarten- through fourth-grade students. At 4:50...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Seniors Outdoors to hold weekly activities

Seniors Outdoors will host the following activities: Saturday: 9 a.m., hike Cumberland Mountain and Taylor Lake at Kennebec Pass, contact Nancy Federico at 259-1949 or fortfed@gmail.com. Monday: 8...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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Circle Engineer Mountain for autumn splendor

Every autumn, I have to spend at least one full day drenched in color. I hike in late September when the aspen are putting out peak wattage, the forest floor glows and the sky is clear all day. A...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2017 | UPDATED: 4 days 32 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Seniors Outdoors to offer hikes, bike rides

Seniors Outdoors will host the following activities: Monday: 7 a.m., hike Brown Mountain to Mt. Abrams, contact Jane Marie at janemarie@frontier.net; 8:30 a.m., bike ride for intermediate road...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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Happy Trails Festival arrives Saturday in Buckley Park

Trails 2000 will host the second annual Happy Trails Festival from 11 a.m. 5 p.m. Saturday at Buckley Park, 1250 Main Ave. The event will feature local music, beer, food, kids activities, Todd’s...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Seniors Outdoors to offer hikes, bike rides, potluck

Seniors Outdoors will host the following activities: Saturday: 7 a.m., hike Grizzly Peak; contact Tim Tischler at tbtischler46@gmail.com. Monday: 8:30 a.m., bike ride for intermediate road...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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‘Chili Chase’ fundraiser to return in Durango

San Juan Mountains Association will hold the annual “Chili Chase” fundraiser Sept. 16 at Backcountry Experience, 1205 Camino del Rio. A 5-K trail run and a chili cook-off, with more than 20 chili...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

FLC to hold ‘Light Up the Night’ run, walk benefit

The Title IX Office and exercise science department at Fort Lewis College will sponsor the “Light Up the Night” glow run and walk on Sept. 15, to support the Sexual Assault Services Organization...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

‘Get Out More’ tour to arrive in Durango

Backpacker Magazine will bring the “Get Out More” tour to Durango and hold an event from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sept. 12 at Backcountry Experience, 1205 Camino del Rio. Backpacker Magazine ambassador Randy...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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Hunters urged to hit the range before season starts

Colorado Parks and Wildlife urges big-game hunters to sight their rifles and practice shooting at the range before the hunting season starts. “Hunters who are thoroughly familiar with their rifles...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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As kayaking catches big wave, authorities cite rookie risks

PORT AUSTIN, Mich. – The conditions seemed ideal: wispy clouds against a blue sky, light wind, temperatures in the high 70s. But two kayakers lasted less than an hour in Lake Huron, making a U-turn...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Walk, run event to benefit Alzheimer’s Association

The “Stan the Marathon Man” event will be held at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 9, at Durango Community Recreation Center, 2700 Main Ave. A 5-K and 10-K run, 5-K walk, kid run, mini-sports expo,...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors