Local Sports Briefs
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado
The Adventure Xstream Race Series returns to Glenwood Springs this Saturday, with 12-hour and sprint race course options.
This adventure race challenges competitors to leave the pavement behind. The out-of-the-ordinary 25- or 50-mile course asks racers to hit the trails, scramble over rocks, rappel into a cave and kayak through rapids.
Racers will mountain bike, kayak, trail run, rappel, trek through a cave and navigate an option river boarding section during the course.
Registration for the Glenwood Springs AXS race is now open at http://www.GravityPlay.com.
Local volunteers are needed for the race as well. Contact the organizers via the website http://www.GravityPlay.com if interested.
The Ram Classic Golf Tournament, a fundraiser to benefit Roaring Fork High School athletics, is slated for Oct. 7 at River Valley Ranch.
The 18-hole tournament tees off with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. and is $100 per person or $400 per team. Individuals and pairs will be matched to form teams.
Contests include: hole-in-one, longest drive, straightest drive, closest to the pin and a poker round. Extras include a box lunch, $5 mulligans, door prizes, a raffle and an awards ceremony.
Sponsorship opportunities are also available.
To register, call Larry Williams at 355-4554 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Kirk Cheney at 379-3031.
The New Castle Recreation Department is taking registrations for the New Castle co-ed adult soccer league.
This is an 8v8 recreational soccer league. Games are played on Sunday afternoons and begin this Sunday. The cost is $350 per team.
Contact New Castle Recreation for more details at 984-3352.
Volunteers are needed for the 27th annual Tri-Glenwood Triathlon, which is slated for Sunday.
All volunteers receive a dri-release athletic shirt and ticket to the post-race barbecue.
Call Heidi at 963-2777 or email email@example.com if interested.
The eighth annual Lead King Loop charity races are set for Sept. 18.
New this year is a 25K race – the Colorado 25K trail championship – with cash prizes for top finishers.
Sign up at http://www.leadkingloop25k.com or contact Craig Macek at 704-1275. All proceeds benefit the Marble schools.
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