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Local Sports Briefs

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The Glenwood Springs Community Center is putting on the Fall Into Fitness 1K/5K Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, Oct. 9.

On tap for after the race are refreshments, free chiropractic and massage treatments by local professionals, a castle bounce and obstacle course for kids and free access to the community center for race registrants.

The first 10 kids and 25 adults receive free T-shirts.

Call 384-6301 or visit http://www.glenwoodrec.com for more information.

The third annual Banzai 5K Run/Walk comes to West Glenwood Springs on Oct. 9.

A scenic course, which consists of roads and dirt trails, takes runners into Ami’s Acres Campground and along the base of Storm King Mountain before heading up to the Glenwood Springs fish hatchery. Runners then cruise downhill to the finish line on Donegan Road.

The cost to enter is $10 and all proceeds benefit the Pauline S. Schneegas Wildlife Foundation in Silt and the Rifle Animal Shelter. Race-morning registration begins at 8 a.m. at 0211 Donegan Road (just north of the Glenwood mall).

Contact Mike Vidakovich at 945-0979 or e-mail mvidak@sopris.net for more information.

Sharpen your skates, ladies. The Aspen Mother Puckers A and B teams are holding an open tryout for the upcoming season. All adult recreational women hockey players are invited to attend and there is no charge for the first two skates.

On-ice sessions will be 6-7:30 p.m. on Thursdays, Oct. 14 and 21, at the Aspen Ice Garden. Be dressed and ready to skate by 5:45 p.m. on Oct. 14 for a brief meeting.

Helmets are required and full hockey gear is strongly recommended.

For more information, call Jeanne at 379-5581.

River Valley Ranch Golf Club is hosting the Oct. 8 Ram Classic Golf Tournament, a benefit for Roaring Fork High School athletics.

The cost is $125 for 18 holes of golf with a cart.

The tournament is a scramble and begins with a 9 a.m. shotgun start.

To pre-register, call Larry Williams at 355-4554 or e-mail rfbball08@yahoo.com.

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