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Local Sports Briefs

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Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

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, email Sandra Doebler at aspenspecialevents@ci.aspen.co.us.

Registration is now open for the 12th annual Mother’s Day Mile. The race is Sunday, May 8, at 1 p.m.

Glenwood Medical Associates is sponsoring the event, which is a fundraiser for the Advocate Safehouse Project.

Pre-registrants will receive an eco-friendly, reusable bag with race goodies. New this year will be chip-timed souvenir race numbers with your name on it if you register before May 2.

All participants receive a finish-line rose, homemade apple pie and a chance to win age-group awards from the Sisterhood Exchange Program in Kenya. A gift basket silent auction will be held under the big tent.

Pre-register in person at Glenwood Medical Associates (1830 Blake Ave.) and at U.S. Bank at Eighth and Grand.

Online registration is available at http://www.runningguru.com.

Downloadable registration forms can be found at http://www.advocatesafehouse.org or http://www.glenwoodmedical.com. The cost is $15 per person or $55 per family.

For more information, contact Nancy Reinisch at nrein@rof.net or 945-2632.

Lakota Ladies Golf kicks off its season in May. Play is Monday nights at 5 p.m. and an informational meeting is scheduled for April 4 at 5:30 p.m. in the Lakota Canyon Ranch and Golf Club clubhouse.

Contact Ryan Parr at 984-9700 for more information.

Glenwood Springs Men’s Senior Golf tees off for the season on Monday, April 11. Men 50 years old and up are welcome to head up to Glenwood Springs Golf Club on Mondays and Wednesdays and join in. Tee times are set for 10 a.m. Arrive by 9:45 a.m. so that teams can be selected for the day’s play.

Contact George Morrison at 945-7196, Dale Snearly at 945-9649 or Bob Zanella at 945-6809 for more information.

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