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Pack for the Platte

at New Santa Fe Trailhead, Monument CO

May 07 2017
Pack for the Platte presented by Pack for the Platte at ,

This fundraising marathon is themed around the wildland firefighter Pack Test to raise awareness and funds for wildfire suppression.

The Coalition for the Upper South Platte, a long-standing resource protection nonprofit, is hosting the Pack for the Platte, a fundraiser to support wildfire suppression and mitigation. This event is themed around National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day to raise awareness on the importance of mitigation.

Modeled after a traditional 5k race, this event breaks with tradition by providing a different kind of challenge, an important element in becoming a wildland firefighter – The Work

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ADMISSION INFO

Proceeds from the event will be used to support the CUSP Wildfire Suppression Program. The mission of this specialized team is to protect water quality, economic, ecological, and community values of the Upper South Platte Watershed through fuels mitigation, pile burning, and wildfire suppression activities, with emphasis placed on the safety of the watershed community and our wildland firefighters.

Firefighters: $20

Firefighter Team: $15 each (4 or more people)

General Public Team: $35 each (4 or more people)

Individuals $50

Contact: (719) 748-0033

Email: Rachel@cusp.ws

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

Additional time info:

On site registration begins at 7:30 a.m.

Firefighters will begin at 9 a.m.

Registration for the general public closes at 10:30 a.m.

General public & teams will begin at 11 a.m.

Awards ceremony to follow.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

New Santa Fe Trailhead

Old Denver Road, I-25 and Baptist Road, Monument, CO 80132

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