AXS Glenwood - 25 & 50 Mile Courses

AXS Glenwood – Sprint, Sport & Duathlon Courses2018-10-18T17:00:16-06:00

The Glenwood Springs race has the most adrenaline packed course of any of the races in the series. Riverboarding, Epic Single Track, Rappelling, Caving, and kayaking. This is a must for all of you adrenaline junkies. * See course outline and elevation profiles for distances and disciplines in the Sprint, Sport, and Duathlon divisions.

Kayaking on the Colorado River.

Caving, Rappelling*, and Riverboarding*!

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Race Details

Race Date:
Racer Check-in:
Friday 7-10pm
Racer Start Time:
  • All Courses & Divisions: 7:30am Saturday (*Updated)
Courses & Disciplines:
  • Sport Course  ~50 miles – Mtn Biking, Running, Kayaking, Caving, Rappel, Navigation, Riverboarding.
  • Adventure Duathlon ~45 miles  – Mtn Biking, Running, Caving, Rappel, Navigation.
  • Sprint Course  ~25 miles – Mtn Biking, Running, Kayaking, Caving, Rappel, Navigation.


Adventure Duathlon Course: Solo male and female racers will race approximately the same course as the “Sport” course, but skipping the kayak and riverboard sections. Same great adventure course with mountain biking, trail running, ropes and navigation. You will still plot the course and use your map and navigation skills, but you will skip the paddle and riverboard.

ACA Sanctioning – Insurance coverage for the riverboarding sections is provided by the ACA. Anyone participating in the riverboard section (Sport Course) must be a member of the ACA or sign up for the single event membership for $5. Single Event Memberships can purchased at racer check-in. See Forms/Waivers below.

25 & 50 Mile Course Divisions:
  • Solo Male
  • Solo Female
  • 2 Person Coed
  • 2 Person Male
  • 2 Person Female
45 Mile Duathlon Divisions:
  • Solo Male
  • Solo Female
  • Solo & Teams = Team Gear Drop
  • Adventure Duathlon = Gear Drop
Bring the whole family for a weekend of Adventure. Our event Sponsor Glenwood Caverns has “Music on the Mountain” on Saturday evenings.

Bring a can of food for free entry up to the Concert!


Must be 18+ (12hr), or 13+ for the Sprint Race and you must race with a parent or guardian.
Tandem inflatable kayaks are provided for 2 and 4 person teams. Solo racers provide your own boat of choice.
Registration Fee Per Person        
Sport (6-12hr)
Adventure Duathlon (6-12hr)
Sprint (3-6hr)
Race HQ/Lodging:
Courtyard Glenwood Springs
Post Race Meal:
Finishers will be greeted at the finish line with a post race meal.
Racer To Do List:

Gear List


Required Gear for each race leg = “X” Mtn Bike Running Kayaking RiverBrd Rappel Purchase
Mountain Bike X
Helmet (Bike Helmet OK) X X X X  Buy Here
Riverboard/Boogieboard (no leashes) (Sport Course Only) X  Rent
Life Vest (Class III or better) X X  Buy Here
Kayak Paddle X  Buy Here
Kayak* (Tandems provided – Solo racers provide own) X
Rappel Device (ATC or Figure 8 only) X X  Buy Here
Climbing Harness X X  Buy Here
1 Locking Carabiner X X  Buy Here
Hydration System enough for 35+ miles or 3hr X X X X  Buy Here
Emergency Space Blanket X X X X  Buy Here
Cell Phone in water proof container X X X X  Buy Here
AXS provided Passport/Guidebook X X X X

Need to rent gear? TBA


The mandatory gear is the minimum required and subject to penalties if you don’t have those items. You will certainly need additional gear to get you through the race. Here are additional highly recommended items. Search for best pricing by clicking on the item.

Come prepared for all weather conditions. You are ultimately responsible for your own safety.

Race Updates


50 Mile Course Elevations

AXS Glenwood - Adventure Xstream Adventure Race - Rappelling & Caving Section - Colorado

AXS Glenwood - Adventure Xstream Adventure Race - Mountain Biking Section - Colorado


AXS Glenwood - Adventure Xstream Adventure Race - Kayak Section - Colorado

25 Mile Course Elevations

AXS Glenwood - Adventure Xstream Adventure Race - Rappelling & Caving Section - Colorado



*Disciplines, Distance  and Difficulty subject to change at any time. AXS Adventure Xstream Series Glenwood Springs Colorado

All or part of this operation is conducted on Public Lands under special permit from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and US Forest Service.

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