Latest News – April 4
The Flame Soccer Team Kicks Off Season in High Gear
The Flame finished their first game of the season last Saturday, March 28 with a 1-1 tie against Real Colorado Edge Legends down in Arvada. Although the wind appeared to be the third team on the field, at times dominating the game, both teams made a solid showing.
Then on Sunday, the 29th, the Leadville youth soccer team racked up their first win at home with a 5-0 victory against St. Vrain. The Flame continue to play in the Advanced Challenge Metro League, where they compete against many of the top club teams from the front range.
“The kids played well overall” reported coach Kevin Cannell, via the team’s Facebook Page. “Isaac, Francisco, and Lorenzo were fantastic on defense. And the rest of the crew did their jobs to perfection.”
Be a part of something special by cheering on your Leadville Flame Soccer Team! GOAL!!
Last Race in Series: Take an Epic Spin on The East Side!
The Leadville Winter Mountain Bike Series will wrap up their race season in two weeks on Saturday, April 18 with the popular East Side Epic, a tour of Leadville’s historic Mining District. Registration and check-in opens at 8 a.m. at Cycles of Life, 309 Harrison Ave. in downtown Leadville.
After registration, cyclists head up to the top of (700) East 8th Street for the race start at 10 a.m. The course is 14.58 miles long and covers amazing terrain, through Leadville’s historic mining ditrsict.
This time of year, course conditions can be a mix, but with the warmer spring temperatures and a fast-melting snow pack, racers are likely to encounter more mud than snow in two weeks time, making for another EPIC race! For a map of the East Side Epic race course: CLICK.
The races always end with plenty of tasty food and beverages, laughter and dang good times. Come on up and take on the East Side Epic!
The Cloud City Wheelers, who host the entire Winter Mountain Bike Race Series are a Leadville club dedicated to providing bicycle activities to promote individual health and recreation. The Wheelers also support education and advocacy to help promote a more bicycle friendly environment and a more livable community for members, bicyclists, and the community at-large.