Racing, Splashing, Climbing

The USA Pro Challenge will be blasting through Golden today.  The women’s race starts at 10:30 and ends at approximately 11:30.  The men’s race will start at 1:10 in Golden and end at approximately 3:45 in Denver.  There will be a bike race festival in Parfet Park today, running from 9-4.  The City’s tourism site,, has all sorts of details about parking, the route, best places to watch, etc.  Check it out!

This is the FINAL day for The Splash waterpark.  They’re open today from 10-6:30.

Tomorrow morning is the annual Mines M Climb.  Incoming students will assemble with their 10-pound rocks at Kafadar Commons, in front of Guggenheim Hall, at 7:45 a.m. They will then hike to the M on Mount Zion to add a fresh coat of whitewash. Students will reach the M around 10:00 a.m.  Mines has a new president this year–Paul Johnson.  Dr. Johnson will make the climb with the students.  Learn more….