Races | Group Rides | Films | Fairs
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our store events, sales, films and more:
Tuesday Afternoons -- Tuesday Night Run Club: Train for the SONO Half-Marathon with Outdoor Sports Center. Our New Running Club meets every Tuesday night @ 6:15 PM, until race day, October 14th! We will be focusing on short runs from 3-5 miles on the Norwalk River Valley Trail. Runs are lead by James and Shannon Whipple, Race Directors of the SoNo Half. James is an experienced ultra marathon 50/100-mile runner, and his wife Shannon also competes in ultra marathons and Ironman competitions all over the country.
Wednesday Afternoons -- Mountain Bike Group Rides: Join us every Wednesday night for a group MTB ride. We will be alternating locations each week between, riding Wilton Woods and Trout Brook Valley Preserve. Open to all ability levels. Group rides will run every week until September 15th. They are lead by Outdoor Sports Center employees: Brad Fries, PJ Vogric, Kevin Stefani and Shane McCabe. Make sure to stay well hydrated, pack extra water, tubes and bug spray. See you out there!
Sunday Mornings -- SoundCyclists x Outdoor Sports Center Ride Group: We've teamed up with SoundCyclists Bicycle Club to offer FREE and PUBLIC rides led by staff and friends to introduce riders to the store and to the club. These rides will leave from the store parking lot at 8:00am, so be there at 7:45am sharp. It's open to the public, but place yourself in an applicable ride group. Once you get the swing of things, you can join the SoundCyclists Bicycle Club to get access to other hundreds of group rides and routes.
6th-8th -- Bike Tent
our new 2019 stock arrives daily, we are eager to move all our
2017-2018 models out the door. It's prime riding season, with
cooler temperatures and beautiful fall foliage all around, there is
nothing better than taking off on a long bike ride. Columbus Day
weekend, October 6th-8th, the tent between our two buildings will
be filled with men's and women's bikes on sale, up to 30% off.
Don't forget, the first service is on us, and we have the most
experienced workshop in the area.
6th -- Danbury Youth
Services 5K Trail Run/Walk: Tarrywile Park, Danbury, CT. 5K Race
starts at 8:00am, Kids' Fun Run starts at 9:30am, Kids activities,
food trucks, music! All proceeds support youth programs in
20th -- SoNo Half
us in running the 5th annual SoNo Half Marathon, 5K and Kids Fun
Run, taking place on Saturday, October 20th, 2018. Enjoy a unique
and exciting course through historic South Norwalk, along beautiful
coastline, down charming picturesque treelined streets and past
many of Norwalk's notable landmarks and attractions. Then,
celebrate your finish with a beer and some food post race.
21st -- MountainFilm 2018 @ FTC: Mountainfilm on Tour return to FTC for
another evening ofinspiring and captivating films handpicked from
the Mountainfilm festival in Telluride, Colorado. Founded in 1979,
Mountainfilm is one of America’s longest-running film festivals.
Mountainfilm on Tour will feature a collection of culturally rich,
adventure-packed and enlightening documentary short films that
align with Mountainfilm’s mission to use the power of film, art and
ideas to inspire audiences to create a better world. The Outdoor
Sports Center crew will be there giving away swag and more.
19th -- REEL ROCK 13 @ FTC: Founded in 2006 by filmmakers Josh Lowell
(Big UP Productions) and Peter Mortimer (Sender Films), the REEL
ROCK Film Tour brings the best climbing and adventure films of the
year to live audiences throughout the world. The film tour is the
definitive annual event for climbing communities globally. REEL
ROCK shows are high energy, community events that go beyond mere
film screenings to include athlete and filmmaker appearances, prize
giveaways, non-profit fundraising, and a party atmosphere.
3rd -- ALL
IN @ FTC: Matchstick Productions 2018 epic ski film
delivers a first of its kind experience. This concept is
spearheaded by a talented group of hard-charging women who wanted
to disrupt the male-dominated ski film formula. Skiing isn’t
exclusionary, true fun in the mountains can be shared equally by
everyone. This isn’t your typical “Women can shred too” film, this
is a kick-ass ski film that just happens to feature as many women