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SEPTEMBER 25
DECKERS, COLORADO

FAMILY 5-MILE
BATTLE BY THE BROOK

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Registration is open!

The fourth annual Battle by the Brook Adventure Race (BBTB) (formerly S’More) will be held on September 25th, 2021 at Camp Shady Brook, in Deckers, CO. This is one of our favorite fundraisers. With your adventurous nature and philanthropist’s heart, registering for this event allows more kids to attend camp at YMCA Camp Shady Brook. Adventures for everyone!

Each team will race in a variety of endurance disciplines, including orienteering/navigation, cross-country running/hiking, mountain biking, paddling and other unique challenges for Adventure Racing. Athletes can look forward to a vendor area with interactive booths, live music, and an end-of-race cookout. Be prepared for an amazing day! If you’re looking for the competitive Battle By The Brook – 4 Hour, click here.

RACE UPDATES

Stay tuned for more information as the race day approaches!

RACE LOCATION

This race will be held at YMCA Camp Shady Brook in Deckers, Colorado.

8716 S Y Camp Rd
Camp Shady Brook
Deckers, CO US 80135

Directions

RACE ACTIVITIES

Racers will navigate the unmarked course by hiking/cross country running and mountain biking (dirt road/trail). For the Family 5 Mile, teams have the option to mountain bike portions or may hike/run the entire course.

TEAMS

Racers must form teams of 2-6 in order to participate.

REQUIRED GEAR

Family 5 Mile Gear List:
  • Backpack
  • Water bottle & hydration pack
  • Mountain Bike (optional for Family Race)
  • Mountain bike helmet (CPSC, ANSI, or SNELL certified)
  • Compass Bike tool kit (including bike pump) and at least one spare bike tube
  • Rain Jacket (recommended)
  • Running/Hiking Shoes
  • Whistle
  • Sufficient clothing for weather & weather changes
  • Beanie/Buff (recommended)
  • Wool or Fleece under-layer (recommended)
  • First Aid Kit (per team)
  • Maps (provided, per team)
  • Map Case (recommended)
  • Passport (provided, per team)
  • Sunscreen (recommended)

VOLUNTEER

We love our volunteers! If you are interested in volunteering for this race, please fill out the form at the bottom of this page and the race director will be in touch.

COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS

We are taking COVID-19 seriously and want to ensure that all our race participants as well as our community, are safe. If necessary we will implement a plan and guidelines in order to keep all involved healthy. More information regarding this will be passed on as race day approaches. For now, please plan to wear a mask when at race headquarters and transition areas, as well as follow social-distancing guidelines. For more information, click here.

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Stay tuned for more information as the race day approaches!

  • Waves Begin at 9:00 a.m.

  • For athletes who just want to have a great time and enjoy the experience but are not so worried about overall finish time or place at the race.
  • Shorter course than competitive race.
  • Must have one parent/guardian on the team. Teams must have a minimum of 2 people. MAX of 6.
  • Not timed
  • Athletes are entered into a drawing for awesome prizes
  • Pre-registered teams are guaranteed a race tee
  • Bikes are NOT required to participate in this division. You may run/walk/hike instead of biking.
  • Wave starts with 3-5 teams starting at the same time.
  • All team members must stay together at all times during the race.

Cancellation Policy: We are unable to offer refunds on race registration fees.* However, we will happily transfer your entry to a future race.
*If we end up having to postpone or cancel the 2021 race due to COVID, all registered racers will receive a full refund.

NEED A TEAMMATE?

Are you needing a teammate to compete with in one of our races? Check out the Adventure Race Teammate Finder Facebook page for other racers looking for partners!

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