Citizen Telegram Sports Briefs – May 1, 2014
New Castle Recreation is offering pre T-ball, T-ball and Coach Pitch baseball programs this summer.
All programs are coed and geared towards players ages 4-8, with practices twice a week beginning in early June. Participants receive instruction in the fundamentals of throwing, catching and hitting. Cost is $40 for pre T-ball, and $50 for T-Ball and Coach Pitch.
Baseball and softball programs are offered for boys and girls between the ages of 8-15. Teams typically practice two to three times a week with one to two games per week. Games are occasionally on the weekend and are played against other teams in the Colorado River Youth League. Some travel is required.
Cost is $75 for baseball or softball. Registration is being accepted through May 3.
Information/registration: newcastlerec.com, 984-3352.
Titan Trot 5K
The Titan Trot 5K Run, a fundraiser for Coal Ridge High School Booster Club, will take place Saturday, May 10.
The Titan Trot is the third race in the Colorado River Valley Charity Race Series. It begins at Cactus Valley Elementary School and finishes at Veteran’s Park in Silt.
Registration is $25 per runner and $30 on the day of the race. Race-day registration runs from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., with the race beginning at 9 a.m.
Information: Julie Martinez, 948-0434, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mom’s Day charity run
The 15th annual Mother’s Day Mile charity run will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 11.
The 1-mile race is a fundraiser for Advocate Safehouse Project. Pre-registered participants are guaranteed an eco-friendly bag with goodies. The race is open to women, men and families, and everyone gets homemade apple pie and a chance to win age group awards after the race has finished. Among the attractions ares Roses for Moms, the huge Gift Basket Silent Auction and kids’ activities.
Interested runners can guarantee themselves a goodie bag by pre-registering at Glenwood Medical Associates, 1830 Blake Ave., Glenwood Springs, or at US Bank on the corner of 9th Street and Grand Avenue in Glenwood Springs.
Information/registration: active.com, advocatesafehouse.org.
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