Battle by the Brook

Sat September 25, 2021 Deckers, CO 80135 US Directions
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Competitive Race

$75 8:00AM MDT - 2:00PM MDT Registration ends September 18, 2021 at 11:59pm MDT
Kid friendly shorter course is perfect for the whole family!

Family Race

$50 9:00AM MDT - 2:00PM MDT Registration ends September 18, 2021 at 11:59pm MDT
Description

A child's adventure begins with yours.

The Battle by the Brook raises money to send kids to camp. 

 

Join us for the

4th Annual YMCA Camp Shady Brook's

Battle by the Brook

 September 25th, 2021.

The fourth annual Battle by the Brook Adventure Race (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!  

Teams: Each team will consist of 2, 3 /4 athletes. Team categories: male, female, coed, (competitive) and family wave (2 person minimum). Family wave divisions - 2/3 people, 4/5 people, or 6 people.  6 is our max for the family race. 

Limited Space: Space is limited so register now!

Awards: Awards will be given to the top team in each division.  All participants will receive a t-shirt and swag bag.

Mileage Information
  • Competitive - Approximately 20 miles total. (8 miles of biking on single track trail as well as dirt road, 3 miles of hiking with significant elevation gain, 9 miles of running/navigating/orienteering to different challenges). Competitive completed in 4+ hours.  
  • Family wave is approximately 5 miles. Families have the option to mountain bike portions or may hike/run the entire course. 
What To Bring
Competitive Race: 
  • Backpack
  • Water bottle & hydration pack
  • Mountain Bike
  • 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)
  • Compass (per team, 2 recommended)
  • Maps (provided, per team)
  • Map Case (recommended)
  • Passport (provided, per team)
  • Sunscreen (recommended)
Family Race: 
  • 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)
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.ppymca.org/BBTB.

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

From Colorado Springs:  (Approximately 70 minutes) Take highway 24 west to Woodland Park, at Woodland Park, take a right on Highway 67 North towards Deckers. Stay on Highway 67 for approximately 23 miles, at Deckers, take a hard left onto Y Camp Road (dirt road). The road dead-ends at the camp parking lot.

From Denver: (Approximately 90 minutes) Take Highway 285 West to Route 126 at Pine Junction, Turn south (left) onto Highway 126/S. Pine Valley Road towards Deckers. Stay on Highway 126 for approximately 25 miles, in Deckers, take a hard right onto Y Camp Road (dirt road). The road dead-ends at the camp parking lot.

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