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Glenwood Springs, Colorado CO

It’s time to dust off those summer cleats, forget about the football season for a day and hit the diamond for one last outing of co-ed softball beginning Saturday, Sept. 29.

Modified slow-pitch co-ed rules are used for this tournament and teams are guaranteed two games at the very least. Teams must consist of a minimum of 10 players – five men and five women, 18 years old and up. The cost is $175 per team and team jerseys are available for the day for the first five teams that register. Games begin at 9 a.m.

The registration deadline is Wednesday, Sept. 26. Call 963-6030 to register or for more information.

Glenwood Springs Parks and Recreation is hosting a pickleball tournament this fall.

The tournament is on tap for Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 22-23, at the community center. Play begins at 9 a.m. on Saturday and at 11 a.m. on Sunday.

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Depending on registration, there will be doubles, mixed doubles and singles divisions. Register by Sept. 14. The cost is $10 for community center members or $15 for non-members.

What do a footrace through Glenwood Canyon, fall weather and Literacy Outreach have in common? Put them all together on Oct. 6 and you have the Glenwood Canyon Shuffle Race for Literacy.

Registration is now open for all ages and levels of participation. The Shuffle is a run/walk 5K or a half marathon. Transportation is provided to both races’ one-way course starting lines. Meander through the canyon at your own pace on a mostly gentle downhill grade to the finish at No Name.

This year, race organizers are offering $100 cash prizes to the winner of the half marathon (both male and female). They’re also shuffling the deck, and the best poker hand will win $100 cash.

Register online at http://www.runningguru. com or visit http://www.literacyoutreach.org and download a registration form. For more information, contact mariacjacobi@aol. com or call the Literacy Outreach office at 945-5282.

The fifth annual Banzai Trail 5k Run/Walk will be held in West Glenwood on Saturday, Oct. 27, at 9 a.m.

The scenic course takes runners through Ami’s Acres Campground and along Storm King Mountain on a single-track trail before finishing with a climb and descent of Mitchell Creek Road.

The $10 entry fee benefits the Schneegas Wildlife Foundation in Silt as well as several local animal shelters. Race morning registration runs from 8-9 a.m.

For more race information, or to pre-register, call 945-0979.

The annual Ram Classic golf tournament, a fundraiser for Roaring Fork High School athletics, is on the slate for Friday, Oct. 5, at River Valley Ranch in Carbondale.

The cost per person for the 9 a.m. scramble tournament is $100 per person or $400 for a team. Individuals and pairs will be matched to form teams. The cost includes 18 holes of golf, a cart, a box lunch, $5 mulligans, door prizes, a raffle and an awards ceremony.

Contests include: hole-in-one, longest drive, straightest drive, closest-to-the-pin, poker round.

Sponsorships are also being accepted. A hole sponsorship is $250 (sign on tee or green). A corporate sponsorship is $1,000 (signage and a team comp) and a title sponsorship is $3,000 (tournament name, signage, two team comps).

To register, contact Kirk Cheney at 379-3031 or call Larry Williams at 355-4554 or email him at rfbball08@yahoo.com.


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