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Zia Rides: 12 Hours in the Wild West
Apr
13
7:00 AM07:00

Zia Rides: 12 Hours in the Wild West

Ride spectacular, purpose-built mountain bike trails while staging from a great sheltered camping area. The event is right in town with easy access to Ruidoso restaurants, hotels, and services. Seriously, you could roll to the start from several hotels in Ruidoso.  Come see why everyone raves about the Grindstone Lake trail system!

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All American Futurity: The World's Richest Quarter Horse Race
Aug
30
to Sep 2

All American Futurity: The World's Richest Quarter Horse Race

  • Ruidoso Downs Race Track And Billy The Kid Casino (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The All American Futurity at Ruidoso Downs has a purse of $3 million and is the richest race for a two-year-old of any breed in North America. Arrive early as the race track fills to capacity to watch all the exciting stakes race action on closing weekend.

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Ruidoso Thanksgiving Turkey Trot
Nov
24
10:00 AM10:00

Ruidoso Thanksgiving Turkey Trot

  • White Mountain Recreation Complex (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Put down that fork and put on your running shoes for the After Turkey–Turkey Trot in Ruidoso, a 5K Run-Walk around The Links at Sierra Blanca. Registration begins at 8:30 AM with entry fee of one or more cans of food to support the Lincoln County Food Bank. T-Shirts will be handed out to the first 30 who register as sizes and supplies last.

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Ruidoso Grindstone Trail Runs
Jul
28
7:30 AM07:30

Ruidoso Grindstone Trail Runs

A great family event starting & finishing at Wingfield Park using 2 different running trails at Grindstone Lake in midtown Ruidoso. It is sanctioned by USA Track & Field and the American Trail Running Association. Great Ruidoso carved bears as awards. It is a benefit for the Ski Apache Adaptive Sports & Ecoservants.

This is an opportunity for runners to train in the high altitude and cooler temperatures of the Sacramento Mountains. There are three runs: a 4-mile course, an 8.5-mile course & a half marathon.  Each run will begin and end in Wingfield Park in mid-town Ruidoso.

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AIM HIGH Annual Sporting Clay Competition at Ponderosa Springs Ranch
Jun
16
to Jun 17

AIM HIGH Annual Sporting Clay Competition at Ponderosa Springs Ranch

  • Ponderosa Springs Ranch (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This sporting clay competition offers over $5000 in prizes!  There will be door prizes, raffles, live music, games and chances to win a 2018 Polaris Ranger Crew!  Your support will help expand University facilities while safeguarding the vital programs that ENMU-Ruidoso provides. Early register online by June 3, 2018.

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Lone Star Cup Competition at Ski Apache
Mar
11
11:00 AM11:00

Lone Star Cup Competition at Ski Apache

Are you the “Fastest in the Wild West?” Prove it by competing for the Lone Star Cup at the Apache Star Race Course! The fastest boarder and skier of the day will win awesome prizes and swag and be given a trophy along with bragging rights for the year! *Weather permitting. For more information, call 575-464-3600 or visit SkiApache.com.

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Teton Gravity Research Winter Hype Film
Nov
18
6:00 PM18:00

Teton Gravity Research Winter Hype Film

Calling all boarders and ski bums. Ski Apache invites winter sports enthusiasts to get pumped for ski season by dropping in to watch the highly anticipated winter ski film Teton Gravity Research at 6 p.m on November 18, 2017, at Sacred Grounds Coffee & Tea House. The event is open to all ages and Tickets start at $5 and are free for season pass holders. For more information, visit SkiApache.com

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Billy The Kid Pickleball ShootOut
Aug
21
to Aug 23

Billy The Kid Pickleball ShootOut

  • White Mountain Sports Complex (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Ruidoso Pickleball Club will be hosting a Super Senior International Pickleball Association (SSIPA) Tournament on August 21-23, 2017 at the White Mountain Tennis Courts starting at 8:00 am each day. Anyone that is 60+ years of age is welcome to enter. Everyone is welcome to watch. Learn more>

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Ruidoso Grindstone Trail Runs
Jul
29
7:30 AM07:30

Ruidoso Grindstone Trail Runs

A great family event starting & finishing at Wingfield Park using 2 different running trails at Grindstone Lake in midtown Ruidoso. It is sanctioned by USA Track & Field and the American Trail Running Association. Great Ruidoso carved bears as awards. It is a benefit for the Ski Apache Adaptive Sports & Ecoservants.

This is an opportunity for runners to train in the high altitude and cooler temperatures of the Sacramento Mountains. There are three runs: a 4-mile course, an 8.5-mile course & a half marathon.  Each run will begin and end in Wingfield Park in mid-town Ruidoso.

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Ruidoso Pickleball Championship Tournament
Jun
16
to Jun 18

Ruidoso Pickleball Championship Tournament

  • White Mountain Sports Complex (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Pickleball is the fastest growing sport in the nation. A combination of ping pong, tennis and badminton, the sport is designed for all ages & skill levels. Play in the USAPA SANCTIONED "Ruidoso Pickelball Championships" sponsored by Maxtime Fitness of Ruidoso, NM. This is a skill level event open to all ages. Friday: Men's & Women's Singles Tournaments Saturday: Men's & Women's Doubles Tournament Sunday: Mixed Doubles Tournament.

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Ski Apache Big Mountain Challenge
Mar
4
10:00 AM10:00

Ski Apache Big Mountain Challenge

The Big Mountain Vertical Challenge ‘17 is geared toward competitive Snowboarders and Skiers either as individuals or teams.  The competition carries throughout the day to acquire the most vertical feet in the day. Racers must download the app SNOCRU to their android or apple device to prove how many vertical feet they attained within a certain time frame on this day.  1 Individual can win a season pass. Teams must consist of 3 and include a woman, a snowboarder, someone over 50, and someone under 20. Teams can win $500.00 and best individual wins winter/summer seasons pass!!!!!

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Jan
28
6:00 PM18:00

Ski Apache Adaptive Sports Benefit

There will be a silent and live auction and cash bar to raise funds for the Ski Apache Adaptive Sports program at the Ruidoso Convention Center.  The Ruidoso Community has always supported this important fundraising event so come out and feel good about buying cool stuff.   SAAS is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to teaching people with cognitive and physical disabilities to ski and snowboard.  SAAS gratefully relies on the support of Ski Apache Ski Resort, fundraisers, and volunteers to host approximately 200 students each year.  The program turns no one away due to type or extent of disability or financial constraints.  Students and their families come from throughout the country as well as from regional and local schools, disabled veterans groups, and development centers.

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