Colorado Springs area outdoor events starting Aug. 13

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Cycling

ONGOING

Pizzeria Rustica Cycling Club — 2 p.m. second Sundays, Pizzeria Rustica, 2527 W. Colorado Ave.; pizzeriarustica.com.

SATURDAY

Silver Cliff-Cañon City MTB Tour — 7:30 a.m., meet at Fitness 30, 3430 Austin Bluffs Parkway, $40. Registration required by Thursday: 310-0529.

Hiking

Mueller State Park — 21045 Colorado 67, Divide. Day pass $7 per vehicle; 687-2366.

• Chessman Ranch, 9 a.m. Tuesday, Grouse Mountain Trailhead.

• Outlook Ridge to Raven Ridge, 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Outlook Ridge Trailhead.

• Grouse Mountain-Dynamite Cabin, 8 a.m. Thursday, Grouse Mountain Trailhead.

• Cahill Cabin, 10 a.m. Friday, Grouse Mountain Trailhead.

• School Pond to Stoner Mill, 8 a.m. Saturday, School Pond Trailhead.

• Elk Meadow Loop, 9 a.m. Sunday, Elk Meadow Trailhead.

Cheyenne Mountain State Park — 410 JL Ranch Heights Road. Day pass $7 per vehicle; 576-2016.

• Senior Stroll, 9:30 a.m. Friday, Visitor Center.

Rocky Mountain Trails — Information on more than 70 hikes; rockymountainhikingtrails.com.

Nature

ONGOING

Mueller State Park — 21045 Colorado 67, Divide. Day pass $7 per vehicle; 687-2366.

• Touch Table: Tracks, 1-2:30 p.m. Thursday, Camper Services.

• Mountain Lions, 8 p.m. Friday, Amphitheater.

• Children’s Program: Seeds, 2 p.m. Saturday, Camper Services.

• Touch Table: Animal Adaptations, 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Camper Services.

Fountain Creek Nature Center — 320 Peppergrass Lane, Fountain. Register: 520-6745; tinyurl.com/yarxcazm.

• 2s & 3s Outdoors — Sneaky Snakes, for ages 2 and 3, 9-10:15 a.m. Thursday and Saturday, $3.

Rocky Mountain Conservancy Rocky Mountain National Park Nature Bus Tours — Call or go online for information: 1-970-586-3262, rmconservancy.org.

Outdoor skills

ONGOING

Mueller State Park programs — 21045 Colorado 67, Divide. Day pass $7 per vehicle; 687-2366, ext. 110.

• Knot Tying and Lashing, 2 p.m. Wednesday, Camper Services.

• Back Country Food and Water, 6 p.m. Saturday, Visitor Center Auditorium.

ONGOING

Colorado Running Co. — For a list of runs and events: corunco.com.

Muldooniacs Running Club — 5K or 10K, Homestead Trail, meet 6 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Jose Muldoons, 5710 S. Carefree Circle; 574-5673, josemuldoons.com.

Pikes Peak Road Runners — Cost and register: pprrun.org.

• Pikes Peak Ascent, 7 a.m. Saturday, Barr Trail.

• Pikes Peak Marathon, 7 a.m. Sunday, Barr Trail.

WEDNESDAY

2018 Ledlenser Trails In Motion Film Festival — With trails and ultra running films. 7-9 p.m., Ivywild School, 1604 S. Cascade Ave., $10-$15; tinyurl.com/y8low7my.

THURSDAY

Pikes Peak Run Fest — Runners expo, music, vendors and more, 5-8 p.m., Memorial Park, 502 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, free; pikespeakmarathon.org.

Volunteering

ONGOING

North Cheyenne Cañon Park — Help with outdoor education at Starsmore Visitor and Nature Center; Aaron Rogers, 385-6089, arogers@springsgov.com.

Mueller State Park — 21045 Colorado 67, Divide, needs volunteers for naturalist programs, trail maintenance, newsletter editing or work in visitor center. Training provided; 687-2366.

Bear Creek Nature Center — 245 Bear Creek Road. Register: Paula, 520-6387, bcfcvolunteers@gmail.com.

• Volunteer Morning, 9-11 a.m. Saturday.

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