Returning for its 8th year, the Never Summer Adventure Race will take place on July 15, 2023 and will be sure to not disappoint. In this beginner to intermediate 6-hour race, teams of 1-4 will stick together to paddle, mountain bike, and trek their way on an unmarked course all while navigating map and compass. This page is dedicated to the 6-hour Never Summer. If you are looking for the advanced 24-hour Never Summer, please click here.
All or part of this operation is conducted on Public Lands under special permit from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.
Race update #1: https://mailchi.mp/471624919c54/never-summer-2023-race-update-1
Race update #2: https://mailchi.mp/73d37786245e/never-summer-race-update-2
Race update #3: https://mailchi.mp/b37a70b17d34/never-summer-race-update-3
Check here for future updates.
Brush Creek Pavilion
Town of Eagle, Colorado
Racers will navigate the unmarked course by hiking/trekking, mountain biking (dirt road/trail), and paddling.
Bike 11 miles
Trek 5 miles
Paddle 1 mile
Racers are encouraged to race with teams of 2-4. Solos are allowed however in the 6hr event.
Please click here for the mandatory gear list for the 2023 race.
None this year. If you need to rent a bike, there are many options in the Vail Valley
RACE DAY SCHEDULE
Race check in: 8am July 15, Brush Creek Pavilion, Eagle CO
Race start: 10am
The town of Eagle has many lodging options including hotels and vacation rentals, however, they do book up for the summer months, so make your reservations early.
> 2 months before the race date we are able to offer a 75% refund.
1-2 months prior to the race date we are able to offer a 50% refund.
3-4 weeks prior to the race date we are able to offer a 25% refund.
Less than 2 weeks prior to the race, no refund is available. We apologize for any inconvenience but at this point, we have paid for all race expenses and have been planning on you attending.
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!