Set within the spectacular beauty of the San Juan Mountains attendees will learn how they can be part of an initiative to change the current health trends in the U.S. 

Telluride, Colo. (July 9, 2018) – This fall, iconic endurance athlete and captivating motivational speaker Diana Nyad invites guests to join her in beautiful Telluride, Colorado to be a part of a walking initiative that’s been spreading across the country.

Famous for her 110-mile swim from Cuba to Key West, Nyad—in partnership with her world-class trainer, Bonnie Stoll—will introduce EverWalk to event participants in Telluride on September 21-23, 2018. After hosting successful EverWalk events in bustling cities across the country, this event in Telluride provides the opportunity to experience the unspoiled charm and the unmatched scenery around the resort.

Hosted in the heart of Mountain Village, attendees will enjoy invigorating morning yoga sessions with Stoll, and participate in two (2) 10-mile hikes along trails with breathtaking views of the San Juan Mountains.

“As we walk through the majestic nature of Telluride, we will breathe that pristine air, we will gaze at those magical trees, and we will all imagine who we can be, what we want to do with our precious lives,” said Nyad.

Participants can select from four packages based upon the level of immersion they want to have during the 3-day weekend retreat. There will be a Regional Pass ($140 per person) for guests looking to attend the Saturday and Sunday walks as well as the lunch, swim demo and keynote presentation on Saturday. Silver ($295 per person) and Platinum Passes ($420 per person) include addition events with Diana and Bonnie including specially-crafted breakfasts, lunches and cocktail events to keep participants fueled and inspired. Highlights of the Platinum Pass are an intimate, welcome dinner on Friday evening, and Farewell Brunch with Diana and Bonnie on Sunday morning. For those looking to spend more one-on-one time with Nyad and Stoll during the weekend organizers will help craft a customized VIP Retreat Experience.

Tickets for this event can be purchased at tel.ski/everwalk

As for the star of the show, Nyad will give a community freestyle swimming demo at The Spa at The Peaks Resort, the largest spa in Colorado, as well as provide inspirational motivations throughout the weekend and will close the retreat with a rousing keynote presentation on Saturday evening.

Nyad and Stoll believe guests will find the “epic” within themselves as “we stride along the curvature of the earth, feeling the self-empowerment of covering miles on our own steam, inspired by the grandeur under our blue skies, connecting and caring about our community as we walk together. EverWalk has brought joy and meaning to thousands of walkers, from Maine to Key West to Seattle…and next up is the breathtaking town of Telluride. The mission aims to inspire a million Americans to leave their screens, head out to the great outdoors and adventure. EverWalk is galvanizing Americans toward becoming a nation of walkers.”

“When we leave our September Telluride retreat, we expect our new friends there to establish walking as a worthwhile part of their everyday lives,” said Stoll.

Numerous area resorts and hotels, including Lumière HotelMadeline Hotel & ResidencesFranz Klammer Lodge, and The Peaks Resort & Spa, will be offering preferred rates and personalized accommodations. Please visit tel.ski/everwalk for a complete list of preferred lodging in Mountain Village.

For further information about this EverWalk Retreat in Telluride, CO, please contact Holli Owen, howen@tellurideskiresort.com.

About Diana Nyad

On Sept. 2, 2013, at the age of 64, Diana Nyad became the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without the aid of a shark cage, swimming 110 miles in 53 hours from Havana to Key West. In the 1970s, she became known as the world’s greatest long distance swimmer with her open-water achievements, including a record-breaking swim around Manhattan. For the next 30 years, Nyad was a prominent sports broadcaster and journalist, filing compelling stories for National Public Radio, ABC’S Wide World of Sports, and others. She is the author of the upcoming memoir, Find a Way, and three other books. She is also a national fitness icon, a talented linguist, and one of today’s most powerful and engaging public speakers.


Created by Diana Nyad and Bonnie Stoll, EverWalk is a vision to inspire a million people to get up, get out into the magnificent outdoors, talk with each other and adventure along new corridors through walking. EverWalk events have been held in Key West, Los Angeles and across New England—where participants walked 134 miles from Boston to Cape Elizabeth, Maine. Next up, they will host EverWalk events in the Pacific Northwest—walking from White Rock, Canada to Seattle—and Telluride, Colorado, against the scenic backdrop of the iconic San Juan Mountains.




Links:  Event Tickets & Pricing (tel.ski/everwalk)Diana Nyad’s EverWalk website, Telluride Ski Resort


Media contact: Holli Owen, howen@tellurideskiresort.com, 970-728-7590