Griggs Orthopedics (gO) Skiing, Biking and Running Challenges provide young, talented athletes with an experience in a mountainous, high altitude setting that incorporates nutrition, basic skills lessons, performance training options, injury prevention and an environment conducive to learning. We invite ALL LEVELS & ALL ABILITIES, ALWAYS! Check out our challenges below to learn more and/or to register for a future challenge:
18 Hours In The Sage
Located at the infamous Hartman Rocks Recreation Area, this race will be a timed lap event for solo-ists, duos, or teams wishing to test their stamina for 18 hours riding some of the best singletrack that Gunnison Valley has to offer.. and all at the best time of the year to do it – October!
When: October 6-7, 2017 (race starts Friday, October 6 @ 6:00pm)
Where: KOA Gunnison + Hartman’s Rocks Recreation Area in Gunnison, CO
What: 18 hours of singletrack through Gunnison’s incredible Hartman Rocks
Who: Test yourself as a sole competitor or team up with 1, 2 or 4 people to see how many laps you can get in 18 hours!
Park to Peak To Pint Race
We think that fall is the best time of year to run on the many, many trails in Crested Butte—cooler temperatures, spectacular views and leaves blanketing the trails.. truly amazing. And what better way to celebrate this awesome time of year than to host a trail run.
Where: Crested Butte, CO
What: Starts in the town of Crested Butte (Rainbow Park), through the Upper Loop trail system, then on to the trails of Crested Butte Mountain Resort…ALL THE WAY TO THE PEAK!! From there racers will end at the Base Area to enjoy the infamous CB Chamber Chili and Beer Festival. A full day of FUN!
Who: This race is open to all levels and all adventurers; however this is not a course to be taken lightly.
When: Fall, Thanksgiving Day!
Where: Crested Butte CO
Who: Open to all!
gO’s Gothic 4th of July Trail Race
When: Tuesday, July 4th at 8:00 AM
Where: Race will begin at the Gothic Townsite at 8:00 am. Shuttles will begin pick up at 6:30 am from the Visitor’s Center. The last shuttle will depart at 7:20 am. You can also drive yourself, but please keep in mind this is a point to point race and there is hardly any parking at Gothic.
What: gO’s 4th of July Gothic Trail Run, sponsored by the gO Initiative
Who: Open to all!
Crested Butte SkiMo Race
Join us in Colorado’s last great ski town for a weekend of ski mountaineer racing that will bring you to new heights! With some of the steepest terrain you will get from any skimo race you enter this year, the CB Race will not disappoint.
When: Friday, February 17 (Vertical Race) Saturday, February 18 (Individual Race)
Where: Crested Butte Mountain Resort
What: SkiMo Race
Who: Race or Rec, we encourage everyone to come out for a fun weekend skiing!