Goodbye, Staples Center. Hello, Crypto.com Arena
Staples Center is getting a new name for Christmas: Crypto.com Arena. The downtown Los Angeles venue — home of the Lakers, Clippers, Kings and Sparks — will wear the new name for 20 years under a deal between the Singapore cryptocurrency exchange and AEG, the owner and operator of the arena, both parties announced Tuesday. Crypto.com paid more than $700 million for the naming rights, according to sources familiar with...
Colorado High School State Mountain Bike Championships
The 2021 Colorado High School State Mountain Bike Championships are coming to Durango this Saturday Oct 23rd & 24th.
This is a fantastic opportunity to witness extremely skilled young riders! Students from all over Colorado will come to compete on the Durango Mesa in the XC Championship.
‘A legend in the making’: Durango’s Sepp Kuss wins stage of Tour de France
Hailed as “The Durango Kid,” Sepp Kuss accomplished the greatest feat by an athlete in the storied history of the Colorado mountain town Sunday. Kuss, 26, can now call himself a stage winner of the Tour de France. He is only the 11th rider from the United States to win a stage of the event in its 108-year history, and he is the first American since Tyler Farrar in 2011 to celebrate victory at the world’s most famous race. “I am...
The Toughest 100 mile race in the U.S. – The Hardrock 100
The Hardrock 100 is back! After cancellations in 2019 due snow and avalanche risk and in 2020 due to Covid, this legendary mountain ultra is ready to test any athlete who dares toe the start line. For those that don’t know of the race: The Hardrock Hundred Mile Endurance Run is an ultramarathon of 100.5 miles in length, plus 33,050 feet of climb and 33,050 feet of descent for a total elevation change of 66,100...
DURANGO BMX MOUNTAIN BIKE OPEN SERIES
DURANGO BMX MOUNTAIN BIKE OPEN SERIES JULY 2 – OCTOBER 1 EVENT DESCRIPTION Introducing the Durango BMX Mountain Bike Open Series! The first Friday of every month June until October we will be holding mountain bike open races! Riders will be separated based on age. Entry per race: $10 All riders will need a USABMX membership to enter. A one day pass will be available for the first event. LOCATION Durango Durango,CO UPCOMING DATES...
Introducing Piinu Nuuchi community skatepark!
Southern Ute tribal member, Cyrus Naranjo was among the first to get some action on the recently unveiled Piinu Nucchi skate park located within SunUte Park in Ignacio, Colo. Fences came down in April, and since that time the park has been open to the public. When the SunUte Skatepark opened to the community in April of 2021, the park did not have an official name. The naming of the park was left to the Sunshine Cloud Smith...
Narrow Gauge 10 mile & 5K Run
Since 1978 the Narrow Gauge 10 Mile Run has been one of Durango’s oldest Memorial Day traditions. The 10-mile course showcases the Fort Lewis College rim, the Animas River Trail and great views of Durango!
Ingredients that Make a Championship Team
Durango High School Football Wins 3A State Title
Like Christmas morning: Durango football steals the show with 3A state title win Durango High School’s Gage Mestas, middle, posses with his teammates after the Demon’s won the Class 3A State Title Saturday, Dec 5th, 2020, at the Neta and Eddie DeRose ThunderBowl at CSU Pueblo. Austin White/ Pueblo Chieftain Austin White The Pueblo Chieftain There’s no secret the headlines in Colorado are dominated by the Front Range, from...
Silverton Skijoring This Weekend!
President’s Day Weekend is upon us and Silverton—our neighboring town—hosts one of the most unique events all winter: Skijoring. This fantastic event comprises of a horse or motorcycle pulling a person on skis holding onto a rope down the middle of the snow-filled street. There are jumps and rings the rider catches on batons, and the rider goes around 35 miles per hour. Does that sound crazy? It’s pretty unique! The event is presented...
Ride the Rockies Cycling Tour 2020
In its 35th year, The Denver Post Ride the Rockies Cycling Tour will start June 14 in Durango. After a 418-mile clockwise loop that will feature 28,484 feet of climbing, the non-competitive ride that features 2,500 participants will finish in Durango on June 19. On June 14th, riders on a 73-mile loop starting and ending in Durango with a pass through Ignacio, Bayfield and Vallecito. The second day will travel from...
Ski/Snowboard Pre-Season Sales Events
Customize Your Ski Season Purgatory Resort’s multi-day, multi-resort cards are back. Get discounted lift tickets at Purgatory Resort, Hesperus Ski Area, Arizona Snowbowl, Pajarito Mountain Ski Area and Sipapu Ski & Summer Resort. Visit Purgatoryresort.com to check the Pre-Season Sales Events calendar for Colorado / New Mexico / Arizona / Texas / Nevada & Utah!!
Animas River Days – Saturday June 2nd
Animas River Days is Durango’s only river festival, celebrating our community’s love of the river! Take part in events such as a Kayak and Canoe Slalom, a Stand Up Paddle Board/Surf Competition, and the perennial favorite, the River Parade. Complete with music, food, a beer garden, and more, this event is a wet & wild way to welcome in summer! For more information and a full schedule of events, click here. Event...
Olympic Night Race
Celebrate BMX as an Olympic Sport in the 2020 Tokyo Games. FREE RACING & 1 day memberships available. Event Dates: Friday, June 1, 2018 | 5:00pm – 8:00pm Friday, June 8, 2018 | 5:00pm – 8:00pm Durango BMX track 360 S Camino Del Rio Durango, CO 81301 Event post courtesy of Durango.org
DYSA Soccer Volunteers Teach Skills to Special Needs Students
DYSA members spent a morning on the soccer field working on drills with special needs students from Escalante and Miller Middle Schools and Durango High School.
“Mixtress” with Dawn Glanc
Dawn Glanc is coming to Durango to screen her new film “Mixtress.” Mixed climbing, especially sport mixed climbing, has been rapidly changing. Over the past 20 years, a few women in North America have put their mark on mixed climbing history. This is a movie about each one of these modern pioneers. The women in this film have raised the bar in mixed climbing and have helped shape the genre into what it is today. Featuring...
Fitness Camp Exposes Kids to College Athletics
Fort Lewis College student athletes joined staff at the Boys and Girls Club of La Plata County to show kids how fitness and a healthy lifestyle could lead to a career as a college athlete . . . and a way to pay for their educations.
The World of Roller Derby
Why would adult women suffer from elbows to the chest and tumbles on a concrete floor? Because they love to skate!
Footgolf Arrives in the Four Corners
How hard can it be to kick a soccer ball into a hole in the ground? Easier than hitting a tiny golf ball with what amounts to a stick! We visit on of the first Foot Golf Courses in the Four Corners this week
True West Rodeo, Wednesday Nights
We are very excited to have come together to bring back the western heritage of Durango for the 2017 rodeo season. This year will consist of 8 rodeos with over 4,000 spectators. True West Rodeo is pround to honor our western roots with broncs, bulls and wild west entertainment. The rodeos will be held every Wednesday June 7th – August 2nd at the La Plata County Fairgrounds (2500 Main Ave. Durango Colorado 81301). For more...