S'more Adventure Race

Thank you to everyone who attended and volunteered at the YMCA's S'more Adventure Race and UpaDowna's Folk'n'Flannel Festival & Fundraiser this year! We can't wait to see you in 2019!

2018 race results and photos coming soon!


Contact [email protected] for more information about the YMCA's S'more Adventure Race!

S'more Adventure Race Details

The third annual S'more Adventure Race will be held at Camp Shady Brook YMCA, near Deckers, CO!

2019 date coming soon!

This is one of our favorite fundraisers. With your adventurous nature and philanthropist heart, registering for this event allows more kids to attend camp at Camp Shady Brook YMCA! Adventures for everyone! Each team of 4 will race in a variety of endurance disciplines, including orienteering/navigation, cross-country running/hiking, mountain biking, paddling and other challenges! Runners can look forward to a large vendor area with interactive booths and a food truck fest. Be prepared for an amazing day!

Team Categories

  • Male, female and coed in competitive and non-competitive waves with each team consisting of 4 athletes
  • Family wave with 2 athlete minimum per team with one adult and one child aged 6 - 18 (Shorter course and tons of fun!)

What to Bring

  • Backpack
  • Water bottle & hydration pack
  • Closed-toe shoes
  • Mountain bike helmet (CPSC, ANSI, or SNELL certified)
  • Compass Bike tool kit (including bike pump) and at least one spare bike tube
  • A big ol' smile!

What is Provided

  • Canoes, paddles and Personal Flotation Devices (PFDs)
  • Race maps, race passport and rules of travel

On sections of the course, there will be points where you can drop your bike outside of a transition area. You may want to bring a lock to secure your bike in these situations. A bike lock is not mandatory.


Awards will be given to the top team in each division!


Competitive Wave (4 athletes) $75 per athlete
Non-Competitive Wave (4 athletes) $50 per athlete
Family Wave (minimum of 2 athletes) $40 per athlete

S'more adventure race


Directions to YMCA 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.