The snowstorm that's supposed to hit Colorado this weekend is a perfect excuse to shred some gnar.

If you head to Vail to ski or ride, you can also kick cancer in the buns. On Saturday, Vail is hosting Pink Vail, an event to raise awareness and funds for Shaw Regional Cancer Center's new program for survivors. Shaw is located in Edwards, Colo., and treats approximately 200 patients each year.

Skiers and riders can participate as individuals or as teams, and you can register online at pinkvail.com. Ski all day, then head to Arrabelle Square for a Pink Aprés Party and Charlie Mars concert.

Let's face it -- you were going to ski or ride anyway, might as well shred for a good cause while you're at it.

More info: pinkvail.com

 

Stazio Crit postponed

If you were hoping to ride in Sunday's CU Stazio Criterium, you're out of luck. The Buffs cycling team has postponed the event until March 30th because of the impending snowstorm. The new date means a relocation -- the crit will be held on east campus at the Research Park. More details to follow, says CU Cycling.

More info: cucycling.com

 

Snowy tri clinic


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As far as we know, this Sunday's clinic with FastForward Sports and triathlete Bobby McGee is still on.

The 90-minute running clinic will be held at RallySport Health and Fitness Club in Boulder starting at 2 p.m., and will be followed by a presentation by McGee and an athlete expo with the latest gear, information and presentations from local companies.

More info: fastforwardsports.net

 

Freestyle, slopestyle, your style

This weekend also marks the Rocky Mountain Freestyle Slopestyle RQS Championships at Arapahoe Basin. The championships run Friday, Saturday and Sunday of this weekend, starting around 10 a.m. at the Treeline Terrain park and Lower International areas.

More info: arapahoebasin.com

 

--Follow Sarah Kuta on Twitter: @SarahKuta.