The Hogback Hustle 5K invades the streets of New Castle on July 9.
The 8 a.m. race starts near City Market and routes runners up Castle Valley Boulevard, down to Seventh Street and then over to Main Street before finishing at Burning Mountain Park.
A free breakfast is served and a drawing is held for all participants. Non-racers can buy breakfast for $5.
New this year is a 1K kid sprint for children 9 and under.
The pre-registration fee is $20. A $5 late fee will be applied for those who register on race day. T-shirts and goodie bags will be provided to the first 75 people to register.
Race packets will be available from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on July 8 at the New Castle Community Center. Race-day registration runs from 7 to 7:35 a.m.
Register online at http://www.newcastlecolorado.org/recreation.
Rifle High School is looking to fill the following coaching openings: assistant football coach, head cross country coach, head track and field coach, assistant girls basketball coach and assistant boys basketball coach.
Interested applicants should send a resume and three references to Athletic Director Troy Phillips at email@example.com. Call Phillips at 987-2155 with questions.
The Hoop D’Ville 4-on-4 basketball tournament is slated for July 23 at Sayre Park in Glenwood Springs.
This outdoor tourney runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is open to male and female players 15 years old and up. A slam dunk contest will also be held.
Hoop D’Ville benefits Colorado Animal Rescue, YouthZone, Yaffee House and local high school basketball programs.
For more information, contact Michael Picore at 309-2911.
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Former Rifle Bears standout turned starting running back for Western Colorado University Ty Leyba remembers it like it was yesterday.