Warrior Dash is the ultimate event for thrill-seeking athletes and lands in the Rockies for the first time in 2010 at Copper Mountain this weekend, Aug. 21-22. Twelve obstacles await the athletes along this 3.27 mile course. Participants will conquer extreme obstacles and celebrate their feats with music, beer, warrior helmets, crazy costumes and muddy shorts.
In addition, the Saturday Concert Series continues on Saturday with Reverend Horton Heat and the Woodward at Copper Barn is holding an open house from 4:30-5:30 p.m. All sessions at The Barn are half-price this Saturday only.
Here’s the full schedule of events, starting with Fridays at Copper (FAC):
Friday, August 20
10 a.m. – 7 p.m.: Fridays at Copper (FAC) – Free activities with every $30 shopping or dining purchase at Copper, including a free one-time pass for the climbing wall, bumper boats, quad power jump, paddle boats, go-karts and mini-golf
6 p.m.: Friday Night Street Party in the Village at Copper, featuring Angie Stevens & the Beautiful Wreck
Dusk: Free showing of Land of the Lost (PG-13), Burning Stones Plaza
Saturday, August 21
8 a.m. – 6 p.m.: Warrior Dash participant registration in Storm King Lounge
8 a.m. – 7 p.m.: Warrior Dash store open in Burning Stones Plaza
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.: Warrior Dash Race, waves start every half-hour
10 a.m.: Free live show by Suspect in Burning Stones Plaza
10:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.: Warrior Dash BBQ, open to the public
12:30 p.m.: Free live show by Firemouth in Burning Stones Plaza
2:30 p.m.: Free live show by RePlay in Burning Stones Plaza
4:30 – 5:30 p.m.: Woodward at Copper Open House, The Barn – half-off sessions all day, plus info and registration for fall classes
7 p.m.: Warrior Dash Awards Presentation
7 p.m.: Doors open for the Saturday Concert Series, featuring Reverend Horton Heat, in the Copper Pavilion
8 p.m.: Saturday Concert Series (ticketed event) begins, featuring Reverend Horton Heat, in the Copper Pavilion
Sunday, August 22
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Participant registration in Storm King Lounge
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Warrior Dash store open in Burning Stones Plaza
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Warrior Dash Race, waves start every half-hour
10:30 a.m.: Free live show by Firemouth in Burning Stones Plaza
10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.: Warrior Dash BBQ, open to the public
1 p.m.: Free live show by Ten 86 in Burning Stones Plaza
4 p.m.: Warrior Dash Awards Presentation
FYI… During Warrior Dash weekend, Copper’s mountain bike trails and Digglers will be closed to summer guests, including Diggler use in the Village. Scenic Chair lift rides will be open with the normal operating hours, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (weather permitting). During the week leading up to the event, there will be a few random mountain bike trail re-routes on the lower section of Redtail, with directional signs at the re-route points. For more information on what is open, visit Guest Services in Copper Sports Center (formerly the MAC).
For the most up-to-date info, including a detailed schedule of events, visit the official Warrior Dash website, www.WarriorDash.com.