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The final stop on the Colorado River Valley Charity Race Series, the Cheatin’ Woodchuck Chase, is slated for Saturday.

The event, which offers five- and 2.3-mile course options, winds through the White River National Forest and Rifle Mountain Park. The course features a gravel/dirt road with no pavement.

The race starts at 9 a.m. and shuttle buses depart from the parking lot across from the Rifle Falls Fish Hatchery at 8:10 a.m. Dogs are not allowed on the bus.



Race-day registration/check-in starts at 7 a.m. in the parking lot across from the fish hatchery. The cost to enter is $20 per individual. Family rates are available.

An awards ceremony will follow the race. Prizes include ribbons for first, second and third place in each age and gender category.



Top finishers in the male and female division in the five-mile race receive extra awards and there will be random door prize drawings for all participants.

For more information, call 665-6570 or visit http://www.rifleco.org.

Brandon Chicoine smacked a hole-in-one at Glenwood Springs Golf Club on Tuesday.

Swinging a 9-iron, Chicoine’s shot sailed 160 yards to the cup on the third hole. The shot was witnessed by Danny Schard, Jim Otto, Jeff Harrell and Mark Becker.

Le Tour Defiance, a Glenwood Springs mountain bike race, is slated for Saturday, Sept. 8, at 9:30 a.m. The 10-mile race is for riders 10 years old and up.

Register at Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts or the Gear Exchange (Sixth Street in Glenwood).

Call 945-2414 for more information. Register online at glenwoodarts.com.


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