Nitro at Night at Bandimere Speedway

If you love NITRO at NIGHT, jet dragster flames lighting up the valley, and high-horsepower 200 mph racing action… we’ll see you at the NAPA Auto Parts “Night of Fire & Thunder! While the track opened in mid-April for the 55th anniversary season at Bandimere Speedway, the first nighttime fire show of the season happens…

Manitou Incline is Open for Recreational Use

Colorado Springs Press Release After years in the making, the Mt. Manitou Incline is officially open for recreational use. Mt. Manitou Incline is a former cable-car route turned trail located at the former site of the Mt. Manitou Scenic Railway in Manitou Springs, Colorado. The trail is a one-mile ascent with an elevation gain of…

Cheyenne Mountain Shooting Complex Opens at Fort Carson

FORT CARSON, Colo. – The Cheyenne Mountain Shooting Complex opens to the public Jan 23 at 1:30 p.m. The public opening will be proceeded by an invitation only” ribbon-shooting” ceremony at 11 a.m. The shooting complex, which is the largest outdoor shooting range in the State of Colorado, is a joint project between Fort Carson,…

Fountain Valley Jingle Bell Run

This holiday season, the Fountain Valley YMCA invites friends and family to run for a great cause during the 4th Annual Jingle Bell 5k. This event will help raise money to support the Teen Center at the Fountain Valley YMCA. The Teen Center provides a safe and empowering community for teens to grow. It’s an…

American Youth Soccer Organization Season Starts in Fountain

Let’s PLAY some Soccer! Season begins September 15th and AYSO is eager to help local youth build and succeed through soccer. Go to http://www.ayso1225.org to learn more. The Fall Season opens September 15th at 9:00 am at Fountain Mesa Park on Fortman Avenue. Call or stop by the Chamber Office to learn more about AYSO…

Fountain Valley 5K for the Fallen

The 4th annual Fountain Valley 5k for the Fallen will be held on Saturday, September 1st, at the Guy Barickman Stadium at Fountain Fort Carson High School. The run starts at 8 am and is $25 for adults, and $15 for kids. Not only does the run honor the fallen and those left behind, but…

Free Admission to Sky Sox Game for Military

Sky Sox Military Appreciation Night is on Wednesday, August 29th at Sky Sox stadium.  Get your free tickets at Fort Carson MWR/ITR offices in the Outdoor Recreation Complex Bldg 2429 at the corner of Specker and Wetzel Ave (719) 526-5366  or at ITT at Peterson Air Force Base in Building 640 (719) 556-1760.  Tickets must be picked up…

North America’s Rocky Mountain Rally

North America’s Rocky Mountain Rally will be held on August 20, 2012 where forty sports cars, muscle cars, and other unique rides will drive 1000 miles through some of the most scenic roads in the country. Searching for secret check points at incredible places all while having fun and supporting a good cause. This is…

Free Red Rock Canyon Guided Hikes

The Manitou Springs Chamber of Commerce will be leading guided hikes of Red Rock Canyon every Wednesday from August 1 to August 29, 2012. The hikes will last 1.5 to 2 hours over easy to moderate trails. Time and route may vary depending on the hikers. Other days and times for groups available by arrangement.…

Fountain Valley Mud Run 5K

The Fountain Valley Y will be having a Family Mud Run 5K today starting at 9:00 am at John Metcalfe Park. The Fountain Y Family Mud Run 5K is a fundraiser sure to give you a morning of mud, obstacles and fun! Race Information Date: Saturday, July 28, 2012 Start Times: • Staggered Start from…