JUNE 21-23, 2019

Big Sky has always provided one of the best places to adventure race. It’s amazing scenery, active community and convenient accommodations are all reasons we’re excited to return in 2019.

Designed exclusively for kids ages 6-14, the Kids Adventure Games is a multi-discipline obstacle adventure race, where kids, in teams of 2, compete together on bike, in water and on foot through a unique 2.5-4 mile adventure course featuring up to 15 man made and natural obstacles.





  • Entry for 1 team (2 participants)

  • Finisher medal for each participant (2 medals)

  • Official athlete t-shirt for each participant (2 shirts)

  • Swag bag for each participant with goodies from our sponsors (2 swag bags)

  • Chance to win prizes as top 3 finisher in each age group (6-7, 8-9, 10-11, 12-14) and category (boys, girls, coed)

  • Chance to win specialty award for SPORTSMANSHIP, TEAM SPIRIT or ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDS

Saturday June 22

AGES 10-14

Open to 180 teams


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  • Approximately 3 miles with 10-12 obstacles

  • Ages 12-14 all experience levels

  • Ages 10-11 all experience levels

  • 3 Wave times

    • 9:00 AM (Competitive)

    • 10:30 AM

    • 12:00 PM

  • Racers are released 2 teams at a time in 2 minute intervals to reduce course back ups

Sunday june 23


Open to 180 teams




  • Approximately 2.5 miles with 10-12 obstacles

  • Ages 8-9 all experience levels

  • Ages 6-7 all experience levels

  • OPEN - ages of the teammates span multiple years (i.e. 7 & 12-year-old). No prizes will be awarded in this category

  • 3 Wave times

    • 9:00 AM (Competitive)

    • 10:30 AM

    • 12:00 PM

  • Racers are released 2 teams at a time in 2 minute intervals to reduce course back ups



We are excited to be partnering with Bozeman based Live the List, a 501c3 nonprofit that helps widow, widowers and their children, live their best life after loss, in adding two exciting events to the 2019 Big Sky Kids Adventure Games.

Family Fun Run

A 1.5k fun run featuring obstacles from the Kids Adventure Games will be open to all ages, including parents, on Saturday June 22nd at 4:30pm after the Kids Adventure Games. This event will give parents and kids too young to participate in the Kid Adventure Games the opportunity to get on a portion of the course and experience some of the featured obstacles all while supporting a great cause.

Date: Saturday June 22nd,
Time: 4:30pm
Cost: $5/per person (proceeds to be donated to Live the List, a 501c3 nonprofit)
Location: Big Sky Plaza near the base of the Swift Current lift
Details: This event is open to all ages, and registration to the Kids Adventure Games is not required. Costumes encouraged

Motivational Speaker: Austin Hatch

We also invite you to hear the inspirational story of Austin Hatch on Saturday evening.

Austin's story is one of incredible resilience in the face of adversity that will inspire the entire family. Austin has survived two plane crashes, the loss of 5 of his family members, and personal injury that resulted in the loss of his mobility. After years of rehab, Austin was able to come back and play basketball, all the way to the final four with the University of Michigan. See his story here...

This event will be life-changing for the entire family and everyone is invited to hear Austin speak. There is no charge to attend but we will be accepting donations to help benefit Live the List Nonprofit. All profits will go directly to Live the List.

Date: Saturday June 22nd
Time: 7:30 – 8:30pm
Location: The Huntley Amphitheater
Cost: FREE – But donations are being accepted to support Live the List


Friday june 21


$60/per Child

Clinics are open to all participants, and are designed to help kids learn the needed skills for the race and reduces intimidation for kids and parents alike. Each clinic is taught by local experts in a friendly positive environment.

  • Skills taught include:

    • Adventure Racing 101

    • Climbing and Rope Skills

    • Mountain Biking Skills

    • Team Building

  • Open to all ages

  • Available sessions

    • Friday 1PM-5PM


There are a variety of positions available to volunteer for during this event. Including, obstacle help, course marshals, transition areas, and start/finish help. Parents who volunteer may be eligible to receive a partial discounted refund on their child’s registration when volunteering. Contact us to learn more.

Have a group? Groups of 10 or more may be eligible to receive a donation in their organizations’ name from the Kids Adventure Games.


Each team member must have the following gear. All items to be provided by participants and carried the entire race, with the exception of a climbing harness and life jacket, which will be provided by race organizers. Please mark your gear with your name and phone number.

  1. (Mountain) Bike with knobby tires in good working order. Please check tire pressure, brakes and make sure saddles are at the correct height.

  2. Bike Helmet

  3. Bike Gloves

  4. Shorts

  5. Rain Jacket

  6. Socks, Sturdy Athletic Shoes

  7. Water (Minimum of 10 oz.)

  8. Small Back Pack or Hydration Pack

  9. Small Snack

  10. First Aid Kit: small Ziploc bag with some wet wipes, band aids, white tape, Neosporin

  11. Climbing Harness (Optional)


Please read all email communication that is sent out, which will contain start lists, important updates and last minute reminders.

  • All participants will need to sign a waiver on site or prior to arriving

  • Plan on arriving 1 hour prior to your wave (9:00am, 10:30AM, 12:00PM) start time. Mandatory athlete meeting occurs 30 minutes before your wave start

  • Race bibs, provided at check in, should be pinned to the front of athlete’s shirt

  • Spectators are welcome to watch anywhere on the course, please note some course sections may require traversing some treacherous terrain

  • We ask that parents allow their children to work together to problem solve all obstacles without assistance. Feel free to cheer and encourage, but refrain from physically helping


Big Sky Resort
50 Big Sky Resort Rd,
Big Sky, MT 59716


Cancelation Policy

A participant can withdraw from the Event up to and until 11:59pm 60 days prior to the running of the Event they are registered in. A $25 cancellation fee will apply (i.e. I will be returned the entry fee paid by me less $25). Should I wish to withdraw from an event from 12.00am within 60 Days prior to the registered Event onwards for any reason (including, but not limited to, medical reasons), there is no refund of any portion of my entry fee. Participants must formally request a refund by completing the cancelation form found on the website. 


The race will take place rain or shine. In the event there is dangerous inclement weather or lightning in the area, the Race Director will make the appropriate call to delay or cancel the race. No refunds will be given if the race is cancelled due to weather.



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