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Local Sports Briefs

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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 rfbball08@yahoo.com 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 triglenwood@yahoo.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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