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Bash the Bluffs

Saturday, April 22, 2017  @  8:30 AM   •  5k

Address:

1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy corner of Austin Bluffs Parkway and Stanton Road , Colorado Springs,, CO    view map

Description:

Campus Recreation will present the 16th annual "Bash the Bluffs" 5K run/walk event on Saturday, April 22nd in memory of Dr. Ed Burke (1949-2002), renowned researcher, former professor of exercise science at UCCS, valued member of the University community and a friend of many in the Campus Recreation Department. This year we are collaborating with the Army ROTC and Team Red, White & Blue (TRWB) in celebrating the veterans in our community. Race will start at 8:30am then the award ceremony at 9:45am. Parking is available in Alpine Garage, with overflow parking directed to Four Diamonds Sports Complex located at 5025 N. Nevada.

 

    

Course description:

The course starts and ends at the Campus Recreation Center, the unique course topography providing scenic views of the UCCS campus, the city of Colorado Springs, Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods, and the front range of the Rocky Mountains. This hilly course is challenging for runners, but is stroller and dog friendly for walkers. Aid stations will be provided along the route with water and medical attention if necessary.

Directions to start:

The Start/Finish line will be located at the Recreation and Wellness Center on Mountain Lion Way (Off of Austin Bluffs and Stanton Rd)

Parking:

Free Parking is available in Alpine Garage

Awards info:

The Awards Ceremony will begin at 9:45 am Awards will be given to the top 3 male and female over all finishers. prize awards will as be given to top male and female in age brackets: 18-24, 25-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-65, 66-70, 70-75, 76-80, 80+ 9 (NEW Age Groups!)

Additional info

Campus Recreation will present the 16th annual "Bash the Bluffs" 5K run/walk event on Saturday, April 22nd in memory of Dr. Ed Burke (1949-2002), renowned researcher, former professor of exercise science at UCCS, valued member of the University community and a friend of many in the Campus Recreation Department. This year we are collaborating with the Army ROTC and Team Red, White & Blue (TRWB) in celebrating the veterans in our community. Race will start at 8:30 am then the award ceremony at 9:45am. Parking is available in Alpine Garage, with overflow parking directed to Four Diamonds Sports Complex located at 5025 N. Nevada.

 

Packet pickup:

Race Day Packet Pick-Up will be held on UCCS Recreation and Wellness Center

 

Options:

• 5K Run/Walk  (8:00 am start)

$25.00

 

 

 

 

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