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08/26/2014

The Wounded Warrior Games Return to the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs

Wounded Warriors

The Wounded Warrior Games were first held in 2010 and were designed to introduce injured service men and women to Paralympic sport competitions with the hopes that they would remain physically active in their communities when they returned home. 

This amazing event will be held at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs with competition dates beginning September 28th and ending October 3rd.  Five U.S. teams representing all branches of the military will compete in sports ranging from archery and swimming to wheelchair basketball and more.  This year will also feature an individual competition, the Ultimate Champion, and it is expected that more than 200 service members will be attending this week-long event. 

The Wounded Warriors competition schedule is as follows:

Sunday, September 28th  
2:15 – 3:15 PM Opening Ceremony* Wounded Warriors
4:00 – 6:00 PM Sitting Volleyball

Monday, September 29th  
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM Cycling
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM WC Basketball
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Sitting Volleyball  

Tuesday, September 30th  
8:00 AM – 3:30 PM Swimming
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM WC Basketball
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Sitting Volleyball

Wednesday, October 1st  
8:00 AM – 3:30 PM Archery  
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM WC Basketball  
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Sitting Volleyball (Bronze)
 
Thursday, October 2nd  
8:00 AM – 3:30 PM Track & Field  
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM Wheelchair Basketball (Bronze)
8:00 PM – 9:30 PM Sitting Volleyball (Gold)

Friday, October 3rd
8:00 AM – 3:30 PM Shooting  
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM Wheelchair Basketball (Gold)

More information on the Wounded Warrior Games can be found on the U.S. Paralympics website.  The public is invited to the competitions which are free although opening and closing ceremonies are by invitation only. 

Cheyenne Mountain Resort located six miles from the U.S. Olympic Training Center is the perfect place to relax and rest your head whether you are traveling to the area to participate in the competition or attending to cheer on the heroic and remarkable men and women who are.   

More information on Cheyenne Mountain Resort along with our packages and specials to help you save on your stay can be found on our website or please call us at 800.588.0250.

Image Credit:  U.S. Paralympics

Cheyenne Mountain Resort would like to wish all the Wounded Warriors the best of luck!

08/19/2014

Colorado Springs Pawtoberfest – a Day to Celebrate Man’s Best Friend

Cheyenne Mountain Resort

The Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region will hold its 6th Annual Pawtoberfest on Saturday, September 20th at Bear Creek Regional Park.  This festival is open to the public and will be held from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm. 

You and your furry friend don’t want to miss this 5k run/walk and all of the day’s festivities that will have everyone's tail wagging.  There will also be local vendors, a beer garden, food and of course activities for the kids and our four legged friends too!

Just take a look at the schedule for the Colorado Springs Pawtoberfest: 

8:30 am               Race Registration Opens Pawtoberfest
10:00 am             5K Fun Run/Walk Starts
10:00 am             Festival and Beer Garden Open
10:30 am             Rescue Agility Course Demos
11:30 am             Awards Ceremony
12:15 pm             Costume Contest
1:00 pm               Pet/Owner Look-a-Like Contest
1:45 pm               Best Kiss Contest
2-3:00 pm        Try Your Paws, Agility Course Open Call

Event registration and complete details can be found on the Pawtoberfest website. Registered participants over the age of 21 and with proper identification get a free beer!  

For all that our beloved pets do for us; a day like this is well deserved. So come on out to Pawtoberfest, your best friend will love you even more for it!

Cheyenne Mountain Resort is a pet friendly resort and a proud sponsor of the Colorado Springs Pawtoberfest.  We encourage you to stop by our booth during the festival for some pet friendly information, coupons, dog treats and of course our wonderful Cheyenne will be there too.  

“Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.”

― Roger A. Caras

Image Credits: Humane Society of Pikes Peak Region Pawtoberfest

08/12/2014

The 9th Annual CampExperience™ for Women is Coming to Colorado Springs

Camp Experience Cheyenne

Fifteen women came up with a great idea in the summer of 2005.  “Women who have can help women who need”.  It’s not all about the money though, it’s about making new friends and encouraging with love and support that became the basis of the idea. 

Camp Experience at Cheyenne 1CampExperience™ is a women’s group that holds activities and retreats which educate and inspire women.  It’s a place to manifest your purpose, reflect on your vision, and ultimately just relax and have fun.

During the annual CampExperience™ money is raised to assist non-profit organizations that help women and children through their charity partners.   

This year the 9th Annual CampExperience™ Retreat will be held at Cheyenne Mountain Resort from 10:00 am on Friday, September 19th until 2:00 pm on Sunday, September 21st.  Special discounted lodging for women attending is being offered and information for reserving your stay can be found on the CampExperience website

With an amazing array of activities, events and speakers, this is an uplifting event you won't want to miss.  Just take a look at the full schedule here

Cheyenne Mountain Resort is looking forward to welcoming all attendees for the 9th Annual CampExperience™ for Women.  More information on our resort and all that we have to offer you during this amazing retreat can be found on our website or by calling 800.588.0250.

It’s going to be a great weekend!

Image Credits:  CampExperience

08/05/2014

Join the Susan G. Komen Southeastern Colorado 20th Race for the Cure®

komen_logo southeastern colorado

The largest of 5k run/fitness walks in the world, the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® Series, is taking place on September 7th at the Garden of the Gods.  The Pooches in Pink dog walk will be held in conjunction with the Pooches in Pink Petacular at the Rock Ledge Ranch on Saturday, September 6th.

Pooches-in-pink-logoRegistration for the Susan G. Komen Southeastern Colorado Race for the Cure® can be done online by August 11th.  Anyone registering online will have their Race t-shirt and bib mailed to them.  Walk in registrations can be done at several different locations in the area as well. 

Individuals can either run or walk the 5k route or One Mile route by themselves or with a team.  This year if you can’t make the race you can participate in the Sleep in for the Cure®.  

Cheyenne Mountain Resort located only eight miles from the Garden of the Gods is the perfect place to stay whether you are participating in the Susan G. Komen Southeastern Colorado Race for the Cure® or just coming out to cheer everyone on. Meet back at our resort after this amazing day and share your experience with us over dinner in our Mountain View Restaurant or on our terrace and enjoy some S’mores around the fire or maybe just relax your tired body in our pool.  We have several packages listed on our website to help you save on your stay or you can call us at 800.588.0250 to book your reservation now.    

Good luck to all Race participants! We’ll be cheering you all on!

Image Credit: Susan G. Komen Southeastern Colorado