David Light, Kyle Light and David Collier, who train at Two Rivers Shotokan Karate in Glenwood Springs, all competed at the recent International Shotokan Karate Federation national tournament in Denver.
David Light, founder of the Two Rivers dojo, made the finals, winning a bronze medal in senior men’s kumite (sparring).
Kyle Light did not make the finals, but performed well enough to earn attention from his peers.
“Some members of the ISKF technical committee even took note of Kyle’s progress,” said David Light, Kyle’s dad. “It was a very strong showing for him and his best national competition to date.”
Collier also performed well.
“He faced some very tough competitors in the first round of kata and kumite,” David Light said. “He has shown good potential and the Mountain States Team coaches want him to train with the team for future development.”
The 25th annual Turkey Day 5K is set for Thanksgiving morning at 10 a.m. Race-day registration runs from 9-10 a.m. at Glenwood Springs Golf Club, which is the site of the race. The cost is $5.
Preregister at Independence Run and Hike in Carbondale. The race benefits the Carbondale Community School.
Call Karen or Jim at 945-2026 for more information.
The Day of Infamy Snowshoe Race returns to Sunlight Mountain Resort on Sunday, Dec. 11. The 8K race starts at 10 a.m. and winds through Babbish Gulch.
Register for $20 before race day at Summit Canyon Mountaineering in Glenwood Springs or at Independence Run and Hike in Carbondale. Race-day registration is $22 and will take place at 9 a.m. at the back of the day lodge at Sunlight Mountain Resort.
Visit http://www.dayofinfamysnowshoerace.org or contact Dorothy Howard at 379-2593 for more information.
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