Local Sports Briefs
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado
The Glenwood Springers Community Track Meet, an all-comers meet, is slated for Thursday. Anybody is welcome to compete, regardless of age, at the 5 p.m. meet.
Adults are encouraged to run the 5K and 4×100 and 4×400 relays. The cost to register is $10 for individuals and $50 for corporate-sponsored relay teams.
Events include: the 100 hurdles, the 50, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1,600 and 5,000 runs, the 4×100, 4×400 and sprint relays, the long jump and the shot put.
Contact Mike Kishimoto at 379-3365 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The Hogback Hustle 5K invades the streets of New Castle on July 9.
The 8 a.m. race starts near City Market and routes runners up Castle Valley Boulevard, down to Seventh Street and then over to Main Street before finishing at Burning Mountain Park.
A free breakfast is served and a drawing is held for all participants. Non-racers can buy breakfast for $5.
New this year is a 1K kid sprint for children 9 and under.
The pre-registration fee is $20. A $5 late fee will be applied for those who register on race day. T-shirts and goodie bags will be provided to the first 75 people to register.
Race packets will be available from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on July 8 at the New Castle Community Center. Race-day registration runs from 7 to 7:35 a.m.
Register online at http://www.newcastlecolorado.org/recreation.
The Glenwood Open returns to Glenwood Springs Golf Club July 8-10. The weekend of golf begins with a pro-am tournament on Friday and continues with the amateur-only Glenwood Open Saturday and Sunday.
Space is still available. For more information or to register, contact Greg Gortsema at 945-7086.
Registration for the Tri-Glenwood Triathlon is now open. This year’s race is Sept. 11.
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