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The second annual Dandelion Dash 5K Family Fun Run/Walk will be held Saturday at 9 a.m. at Sopris Park in Carbondale.Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday and costs $20 for individuals and $50 for families. Preregistrations will be accepted at any Family Resource Center office in Glenwood, Basalt or Carbondale schools, or at http://www.rffrc.com.Runners, walkers, strollers, rollerbladers, bike riders and skateboarders are all welcome to register. All participants receive a T-shirt and awards will be given to winners from each category.Information: Nancy La Joy, 384-5694; nlajoy@rfsd.k12.co.us

The seventh annual Mother’s Day Mile will be taking over Blake Street on Sunday. The opening ceremony starts at 1 p.m. for the one-mile race beginning and ending at Glenwood Medical Associates.Runners, walkers, strollers and families are welcome and registration fees are $12 or $40 for a family if you preregister at the GMA or at http://www.active.com. Cost increases to $15 per person and $50 per family for race-day registration. The race benefits the Advocate Safehouse Project.All participants receive a finish-line rose and a piece of homemade pie. Volunteers needed.Information: Holly Graubins 963-1602, hgraubins@yahoo.com

The Basalt girls soccer team will host Colorado Academy on Friday in the first round of the Class 3A state tournament.The No. 6 ranked Longhorns (13-1-1 overall) will move to the quarterfinals with a victory over No. 11 Colorado Academy (9-5-2).



The 16th annual Aspen Race for the Cure is Saturday, July 15, at 8:30 a.m.The 5K coed, run/fitness walk will begin and end at Rio Grande Park.Prior to July 13, online registration is $30 and can be done at http://www.aspenraceforthecure.com, paper registration is $30 and race-day registration is $40. All participants receive a T-shirt. Other activities on July 15 include the Aspen Dog Walk for the Cure, a one-mile Family Fun walk, Komen Kids 100-yard Dash, Sleep for the Cure and Shop for the Cure. Pull for the Cure, a skeet shooting contest, will take place on Sunday, July 16. Information: Race hotline, 970-920-0250; http://www.aspenraceforthecure.com

Registrations are being accepted for the 27th annual Vivian Raymond, two-person, best-ball golf tournament Sunday at Rifle Creek Golf Club. The event begins with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. Entry fee is $50. Cost includes greens fees, cart fees and lunch. Proceeds from the event benefit activities sponsored by the Rifle Chamber of Commerce.Information: 625-2085, ext. 2; or go to http://www.riflechamber.com



The USA Volleyball Coaches Cadre will conduct a weekend-long instruction clinic in Glenwood Springs, Friday through Sunday. The clinic is open for individuals of all experience levels who want to learn more about the game.Information: Denise Greene, 984-3813; greene@sopris.net.

Junior Outdoor Doubles summer league has started and meets Wednesday nights at Glenwood Park from 6:30-8 p.m. Information: Denise Greene, 984-3813; greene@sopris.net.

University of Northern Colorado Volleyball Coaches will be coming to Coal Ridge High School on June 13-14 to put on an all skills volleyball camp. Cost is $85, times will be 9 a.m.-noon, 1-5 p.m. and 5:30-7:30 p.m. for both days. Information: Denise Greene, 984-3813; greene@sopris.net.


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