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Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

The Glenwood Springs High School track and field program is hosting a dinner, silent auction and concert to raise funds for the upcoming season on Thursday.

The dinner and auction begin at 6 p.m. in the high school’s lobby. The concert, featuring Slightly White out of Aspen, will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Jeannie Miller Theater.

Tickets for the concert are $10 per person. The concert plus a Russo’s Pizza dinner is $15.

Call Blake Risner at 384-5517 for more information.

Registration is now open for the 2011 Roaring Fork Women’s Triathlon Team at http://www.active.com.

The 14-week, women-only training program will begin with a question-and-answer orientation evening on Wednesday, April 20, at 6:30 p.m. at the Glenwood Medical Associates lobby (1830 Blake St.).

Official bike, run and heartzone training will begin Wednesday, May 11, from 6:30-8 a.m. at the Glenwood Springs Community Center, with swim training beginning Saturday, May 14, at the Glenwood Hot Springs pool.

Training ends the first weekend in August with the Tri For the Cure Triathlon in Denver. Registration slots are limited and will be granted on a first-received basis.

Limited partial scholarships are available.

For more information and answers to frequently asked questions, see http://www.roaringforkteam.com or contact Nancy at nrein@rof.net or Judy at judyjhaynes@gmail.com.

The Rifle Creek Wednesday Ladies golf league will begin on April 6 at 9 a.m. A breakfast meeting will lead things off, with golf to follow at 10 a.m. All women are welcome to attend.

The inaugural Aspen Backcountry Marathon will be making its debut on Aug. 27 and will showcase some of Aspen’s top trails while challenging even well-trained athletes.

The scenic and anything-but-flat course features more than 4,000 feet of elevation gain and gives runners a taste of the mountains.

For more information, visit http://www.aspenbackcountrymarathon.com. Registration can be done at http://www.active.com (search Aspen Marathon). For more information or to receive a sponsorship package, e-mail Sandra Doebler at aspenspecialevents@ci.aspen.co.us.


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