Local Sports Briefs
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado
Rifle Creek Golf Course is hosting the Gap Closer, a one-man, two-ball scramble tournament, on Sunday. The tournament gets under way with a 9 a.m. shotgun start.
The cost is $50 plus a cart. Call the course at 625-1093 for more information.
The fourth annual Banzai Trail 5K Run/Walk is slated for Oct. 29 in West Glenwood.
The race, which begins at 9:30 a.m., will start and finish on Donegan Road. The course routes runners into Ami’s Acres Campground before joining a jeep road and single-track trail along Storm King Mountain. Next is a quick trip up Mitchell Creek Road toward the Glenwood Springs Fish Hatchery to the turnaround point. A fast downhill to the finish area follows.
Preregistration and race-day registration are both $10, with all proceeds going to help the Rifle Animal Shelter, the Pauline Schneegas Wildlife Foundation in Silt and the Valley Dog Rescue in Carbondale.
Preregistration can be done the week of the race (Oct. 24-28) after 4 p.m. each day at the race start line on Donegan Road or by calling Mike at 945-0979 or Craig at 987-4805. Preregistration is encouraged.
Refreshments and ribbons will follow the race. Prizes will be awarded to the best male and female Halloween costumes of the day.
The New Castle Recreation Department is looking for fall and winter wrestling coaches for its youth wrestling program.
Contact New Castle Recreation at 984-3352 if interested.
The Glenwood Springs Middle School Cougars volleyball team recently finished first in the Pitkin-Eagle-Garfield (PEG) League Tournament.
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Policy that dictates what for-profit activities should be officially sanctioned within Glenwood Springs parks is being reviewed by city staff and will likely come before the city council for final approval later this summer.