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Run the New York City Marathon to support First Descents!
Challenge yourself to run 26.2 miles across all 5 boroughs in New York City. This is the perfect opportunity to bring the Out Living It spirit to the Big City. In addition to overcoming an incredible mental and physical challenge, you’ll be raising money to offer the healing power of adventure to young adults impacted by cancer and other serious health conditions. PLUS it’s the 50th anniversary of the race so it’s sure to be a can’t miss event!
FD runners must raise $3,000. This gets you a free race entry and exclusive FD swag. Email [email protected] to learn more and confirm your spot today!
The Out Living It Festival is First Descents’ very own multi-day, multi-sport mountain festival designed to celebrate the healing power of adventure and community! After a global pandemic and two Festival postponements, we're excited to finally celebrate over two decades…Learn More
TransRockies Run is a trail running stage race also known as “Summer Camp for Big Kids”! A six-day stage race traversing the continental divide between Buena Vista and Beaver Creek, the route covers 120 miles through the spectacular Colorado Rockies…Learn More
Join First Descents next June for Ragnar Trail Relay in Snowmass, Colorado! What is Ragnar? Teams of 8 individuals will get Out Living it on three separate mountain trails, or "loops" that start and finish at Ragnar Village. Over a…Learn More
Does running 100 miles with over 14,000ft of elevation gain through the heart of the Rocky Mountains sound like fun to you? If so you might just be crazy...but what better way to put that 'crazy' to good use than…Learn More