Winter Blast is a series of events featured in the Challenge Series for Need for Speed: The Run, and is unlocked upon the player completing Stage 5 of The Run.

The series features various events taking place across Colorado along Interstate 70, Glenwood Springs, Aspen, Route 82, and Independence Pass.

Bronze  Shelby Cobra "Daytona" Coupe
Silver  Autolog Profile Icons
Gold  Nissan Fairlady 240ZG "Yuta Akaishi"
Platinum  Autolog Profile Icons

Snow Battle

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Snow Battle is a Battle event taking place along Route 82 with 3 opponents, and is restricted to tier 3 cars.

"Battle it out against several opponents through snow, sluch and ice."
Bronze   3:30.00 Silver   3:00.00 Gold   2:45.00 Platinum   2:40.00
Car Class: Any Tier 3 Car


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Ascension is a Sprint event taking place along Independence Pass, and is restricted to tier 3 exotic cars.

"Ascend the Independence Pass. Some other racers think they're faster. Prove 'em wrong."
Bronze   3:30.00 Silver   3:10.00 Gold   3:00.00 Platinum   2:55.00
Car Class: Tier 3 Exotic Cars

Double Black Diamond

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Double Black Diamond is a Sprint event taking place along Interstate 70, and is restricted to tier 3 muscle cars.

"Lots of cars to pass on this run, slalom your way to the finish line."
Bronze   3:10.00 Silver   2:50.00 Gold   2:35.00 Platinum   2:30.00
Car Class: Tier 3 Muscle Cars

Black Mountain

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Black Mountain is a Rival event taking place along Glenwood Springs against a Lamborghini Miura SV, and is restricted to any tier 3 car.

"Race back down the pass in this epic one-on-one chase. Watch for oncoming traffic."
Bronze   3:00.00 Silver   2:45.00 Gold   2:40.00 Platinum   2:35.00
Car Class: Any Tier 3 Car

Just Drive

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Just Drive is a Time Challenge event taking place along the various Aspen mountain routes, and is restricted to the Pagani Huayra.

"PREVIEW: It's just you and the road. Oh... and a Pagani Huayra. Hope you all can get along."
Bronze   6:00.00 Silver   5:30.00 Gold   5:10.00 Platinum   5:00.00
Car Class: Pagani Huayra


  • The Shelby Cobra "Daytona" Coupe appears on an image for the Ascension event, but can not be selected for that event.
  • The Lamborghini Miura SV, Lotus Evora, and Porsche 911 Carrera S appear on an image for the Double Black Diamond event, but none can be selected for that event.