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Glenwood Springs, Colorado CO

Miles for the Marrs, a 5K run/walk benefit for the Marr family from Glenwood Springs, will be held Saturday, Dec. 22, at 10 a.m. at Glenwood Springs High School. Registration begins at 9 a.m.

Contact Mike Schneiter at 309-4795 or at mike.schneiter@gmail.com with questions.

The fourth annual Jingle Bell Run and shoe drive hits Carbondale on Sunday, Dec. 23, at 11 a.m.

The timed 5K race, which starts at Independence Run and Hike, will feature awards for the top finishers, a raffle for all participants and food. The cost is $10, with proceeds benefiting local high school cross country teams and Perpetual Prosperity Pumps Foundation.

Every runner who brings in a pair of used shoes to donate will receive a free Dos Gringos burrito and hot chocolate/tea/coffee.

All shoes will be shipped to Perpetual Prosperity Pumps Foundation.

Also, runners are encouraged to show up sporting their ugliest sweater. The runner with the ugliest sweater (voted on by volunteers and staff) wins a new prAna sweater.

The course takes runners from Independence Run and Hike onto the Rio Grande Trail up to Eighth Street. From there, it’s onto Merrill Avenue, through town to Sopris Avenue and then up White Hill and back to the store.

Register at Independence Run and Hike in advance of the race or from 9-11 a.m. the day of the race. Call 704-0909 for more information.


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