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Sports Briefs

The annual Glenwood Springers Community Track Meet is slated for June 30 at 5 p.m. at the Glenwood Springs High School track.

All ages are welcome to attend. The cost is $10 for up to four events or $50 for corporate relay teams.

Events include: 100-meter hurdles; 50-, 100-, 200-, 400- and 800-meter runs; 4×100-meter relay; sprint relay (100, 100, 200, 400); distance medley relay (400, 800, 1,200, 1,600); long jump and shot put; 5,000-meter run.

To be eligible to be a relay champion, teams must have at least one female.

Meet proceeds benefit the Glenwood Springers Youth Track Club.

For more information, contact Mike Kishimoto at 379-3365 or by e-mail at

The Elks/Alpine Bank Junior Shootout will grace the links at Rifle Creek Golf Course on July 5.

The tournament, for children 4-17 years old, costs $25 for 18-hole players (14 to 17 years old) or $15 for nine-hole players (4 to 13). Lunch, trophies and prizes are included.

Call the pro shop at 625-1093 to register or mail paid entries to: Rifle Creek Golf Course, 3004 Highway 325, Rifle, Colo., 81650. Include the player’s name, age and phone number.

Friday Nite Couples golf began May 21 at Rifle Creek Golf Course.

Play gets under way at 6 p.m., and the entry fee is $10 per couple, plus green fee. There is no need for a handicap. One will be made for those without one.

Call the pro shop at 625-1093 by 3:30 p.m. if playing.

The first annual Aspen Valley Half-Marathon will take over the Rio Grande Trail on July 10. The race, which will route runners from Woody Creek to Basalt, begins at 7 a.m.

Registration is $40 and the number of participants is limited due to restrictions on the Rio Grande Trail. Those who register by Friday (June 11) receive a free event T-shirt.

Register online at or in person at Independence Run and Hike in Carbondale.

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