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Local Sports Briefs

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Benefit Bull Team Bull Riding, a fundraiser for Garfield County Little Britches Rodeo Club, is scheduled for Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. at the Garfield County Fairgrounds. The cost is $400 for a four-bull team and $120 for bull riders.

Contact Shannon Jewell at 618-7561 for more information.

Glenwood Springs Parks and Recreation is holding a fall co-ed rec volleyball league. An eight-week season will be followed by an end-of-season tournament. Matches are held on Wednesdays.

The registration deadline has been extended to Oct. 10. The cost is $290 for residents and $350 for non-residents. Matches begin on Oct. 13.

Visit http://www.glenwoodrec.com or call 384-6301 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.

The third annual Banzai 5K Run/Walk comes to West Glenwood 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.

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

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

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