Lodging at Copper Mountain

Don’t delay booking your accommodation! Call Copper Mountain Resort at 1-866-837-2996. Reference the group name Courage Classic and our group code 4245 to access group rates. Alternatively VRBO.com, AirBnB.com or Skyrun.com are also good options. Please check out the link below to the Children’s Colorado Foundation information page about lodging and meals: http://www.childrenscoloradofoundation.org/courage-classic/about-the-tour/housing-and-meals/

Piper’s story as told by her parents

Piper was born blue. The doctor thought she just needed some oxygen to clear her lungs, so we relaxed thinking this was a fairly normal situation. However, as two hours passed without seeing or holding our child, we began to wonder if something was really wrong. After some consultation, it was decided that Piper needed …

Libby tells us how her faith helped her cope with her frightening diagnosis and heart surgery

Hi, my name is Libby Koelpin and l am in Mrs. Goughs 3rd grade class. I was born here in Littleton, Colorado and have grown up in the same house for 9 years. My dad is a pastor at Living Savior Lutheran Church. My mom runs around doing all kinds of things for my family, …

Cuy’s mother tells us the story of Cuy’s miraculous recovery

I’m excited to tell you about my daughter, Cuy, (pronounced Coo-ee, a nickname that means “guinea pig”).  Cuy will be four years old this spring. Cuy is the silliest, funniest, most rambunctious kid you could meet, with a sense of humor that seems far beyond her years. But Cuy wasn’t always bouncing off the walls. …

Mom Bekah is excited about Matilynn’s bright future

Mati has been doing great this year. Flying through her developmental milestones and we have been HOSPITAL FREE since her Fontan surgery this past September! She is finally at a point of normalcy in her life and it makes us so excited for the future. We are so excited for the Courage Classic this year, …

Joplyn amazes and inspires all that come to know her

Joplyn  was born on July 25, 2013 with undiagnosed Hypoplastic left heart syndrome. She had her Norwood Sano procedure at 7 days old followed by a tribe and Nissan fundaplocation at 21 days. She had the Glynn procedure at 5 months of age. She has had several other heart Cath and various other procedures. She …

Pediatric Congenital Heart Association

We support organizations such as the PCHA, which focus on advocacy, education and support for families affected by congenital heart disease. The Pediatric Congenital Heart Association’s mission is to “Conquer Congenital Heart Disease.” They are accomplishing this through collaboration with patients, parents, providers, and partner organizations to improve quality and outcomes through CHD education, support, …

Courage Classic Training Guide

The Courage Classic Tour is not a bike race, nevertheless, if you are not in the habit of riding long distances regularly, you will need some form of preparation. In the coming months, you should make a point to do some training each week. Even if you do not have much time to devote to …