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Elk Run 5k: September 30

September 27, 2017

Emma Coburn, World Champion, Olympic Medalist and Crested Butte Native, is coming home this weekend for the inaugural Elk Run 5k. She created this race in hopes to continue to inspire others to go after their dreams as well as encourage physical fitness and health. Emma hopes to show others the beauty of Crested Butte and bring runners to her favorite training trails, so they too can enjoy what the Gunnison Valley has given her.

The Charity Beneficiary of Quick read more or view full article the race is Living Journeys which is a non-profit organization that provides financial assistance, emotional support and enrichment programs to Gunnison Valley residents affected by cancer.

Although the race is full at this time, they are still looking for voluteers to help with various tasks. Whether you are racing or just happen to be in town, everyone is invited to join the post race festivities (band, drinks, food, and games). For additional information or to volunteer to help with the race, go to ElkRun5k.com.

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Vinotok Fall Harvest Festival: September 17-23

September 12, 2017

Vinotok, a storytelling and fall harvest festival with ancient roots, is a long-standing annual event in Crested Butte.  A celebration that takes place on the autumnal equinox, which is the Pagan rite of Thanksgiving, is also known as “Harvest Home” or Mabon. 

It’s a celebration for the abundance of harvest, a time meant for us to give thanks through song, dance and feasts. The 33rd Annual Vinotok begins Sunday, September 17 with Celebration of the Harvest Mother and culminates Quick read more or view full article with the Trial of the Grump on September 23.

To see the entire list of festival events, go to the Vinitok Facebook Page

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