Powderhorn plans full weekend of eats, rugged duathlon

Powderhorn will host a Summer Celebration on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 3–4, featuring its first ever barbecue and chili cook off, a trail running race/mountain bike race, and activities and fun for all ages.

Get ready to get dirty.

The Dirty Duathlon — the trail running and mountain bike race — will be Saturday, Aug. 3, with a variety of classifications: male and female solo with three age groups — 12–18, 19–45, 45 and older; coed team; male team; female team; and bike shop team.

Start time is 9:30 a.m. and you must be checked in by 9 a.m. Day of event registrations are due by 8:30 a.m. Registration is $25 for individuals and $35 for teams. Registration cost goes up the day of the event.

The chili and barbecue cook-off fires up Sunday, Aug. 4, with a limit of 15 chili cooks and 10 barbecue cooks. The competition will start promptly at noon.

Other activities happening both days from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. are a kids’ corner with arts and crafts. Cost per child is a $5 wrist band, that allows all day entry. There will be a bungee tramp at the cost of $5 per jump or $30 for an all-day pass.

Music will begin at 1 p.m. featuring the Tanqerays on Saturday and The Living Wills on Sunday. Food and beverages will be available for purchase as well as drinks from the bar.

To register for the races or the cook-off, or for information, go to powderhorn.com.


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