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The Coal Ridge High School Booster Club will host the Titan Trot 5k run/walk at 9 a.m. on May 4. The race will start at Cactus Valley Elementary School in Silt. Proceeds will benefit Coal Ridge High School athletics. Cost is $25 for prerace registration and $30 on race day. Registration is online at garfieldre2.org. The registration form is listed under Coal Ridge High School.Questions: Alisa Foreman, 970-274-0222, or a4man88@yahoo.com.

A charity run to benefit Grand Valley Middle School in Battlement Mesa will be held Saturday, April 20.The Move It, Move It Family 5K Fun Run will be held at 10 a.m. at the school. The run is open to all ages, and race fees will go toward funding supplies for the Center of Family Learning movement program.A race shirt is guaranteed for all registrations received by today. Prerace registration is $15, and race-day registration - which begins at 9:15 a.m. - is $20. Preregistered teams of four will be $40. All participants will receive an award.Information: Janel Brandeberry, jbrandeberry@garfield16.org.

The annual Hershey Track and Field meet will make its return to Rifle at 10 a.m. on June 1 at Bears Stadium.The national program includes events such as the softball throw, standing long jump, relays, sprint and distance running events. Participants can be from ages 9 to 14. Children from age 3 to 8 will be invited to participate, but will not be eligible for state competition.Winners can advance to state and national competitions. Registration is free of charge.Information: 665-6570.

The Rifle Creek's Men's Club is accepting members for its 2013 Thursday night men's club. It is two-man team play. Play is 5:30 p.m. Thursdays. League play starts May 2. Information: Rifle Creek Golf Course, 625-1093.

The 11th annual Mountain Air Charity Golf Tournament will take place at 12:30 p.m. May 17 at Rifle Creek Golf Course. Tournament proceeds will sponsor Garfield County Search & Rescue. Registration is limited, and early registration is encouraged. Charitable contributions to the organization will also be accepted.Information: Mountain Air Mechanical, 625-4352.

The New Castle Recreation Department, in partnership with Lakota Canyon Golf Course, is offering adult golf clinics beginning in early May.The clinics will consist of one-on-one and group instruction, range work, putting and chipping, and golf etiquette. Clinics are open to all ability levels. The adult golf clinics are offered monthly throughout the spring and summer, with the first session beginning May 7 and running through May 28. Cost is $99 per person for four classes, or $25 for one class. Students should bring their own clubs, but rentals are available on a limited basis. Information/registration: newcastlecolorado.org/recreation, or by phone at 984-3352.

Rifle Parks and Recreation is seeking umpires for adult softball and youth baseball and softball programs for the summer season.The season will run from May to mid-August. Applicants must be at least 14 years old. Pay is $15 to $25 per game DOQ. Job descriptions and employment applications can be found online at rifleco.org/employment.More info: Jeff, 665-6575.

A rookie camp for those interested in playing for the Glenwood Defiance Rugby Club in the summer will be held on April 20 and 27.The rookie camps will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days. Lunch will be provided. The camp will provide an outlet for prospective players to showcase their athletic talents on the rugby field.Information: Team president Scott Archuleta, (970) 306-8856.


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