Where the forest meets the sea, Ragnar Relay Northwest Passage will excite your senses and leave you breathless. The journey begins near the Canadian border in the city of Blaine, WA. Then you will run relay style from point to point as you experience the iconic sights of the Pacific Northwest including the glacial Cascade and Olympic Mountain ranges, Deception Pass and the Puget Sound.
The Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah is one of only five UCI-sanctioned, multi-stage, North American pro cycling events in 2015. Showcasing some of the world’s most prestigious teams and cyclists for seven days in August, this event now attracts worldwide attention as the top international cycling event that follows the Tour de France. Nearly a decade since its opening circuit, the Tour of Utah, today, stands shoulder to shoulder with the most prestigious professional bicycle stage race events as our answer to the greatest cycling challenges the world has to offer.
There’s nothing quite like the Rocky Mountain Runner’s High that you’ll experience at Ragnar Relay Colorado. Reaching 10,000 ft. at its highest point, it has been dubbed as one of the hardest Ragnar Relays in the series – it might just literally take your breath away. You and your team will start the journey at Copper Mountain Ski Resort. From there, you’ll tackle 200-ish miles of relay running through the heart of four world-famous Colorado ski towns on bike paths, single-track trails and backwoods roads.
Historic Downtown Hendersonville’s Rhythm & Brews concert series, which grew to standing-room-only due to record attendance in its first year, has claimed the top honor for downtown events in the state’s Main Street program.
The series was recognized for excellence in the 2013 N.C. Main Street Awards competition, according to a news release from Historic Downtown Hendersonville Thursday. Rhythm & Brews claimed an Award of Merit, the top prize offered in the category of Best Downtown Special Event or Event Series.
The 26th Anniversary Season of Downtown After 5, presented by Harmony Motors, kicks off Friday, May 16 from 5-9pm featuring regional and local musical acts. Taking place the 3rd Friday of the month from May through September, Downtown After 5 is located at N. Lexington Avenue and I-240 and is always free.
Learn more at http://www.ashevilledowntown.org.