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Area Sports Briefs

Ski racers are invited to join the Sunlight Ski Team this summer for a ski racing slalom camp being held at Mt. Hood in Oregon. Coaches John Bresnitz and Bob Lockard will be accompanying racers July 19-26. Mt. Hood’s Palmer Glacier is North America’s only year-round resort. Consistent hard to grippy snow conditions, no pressure of upcoming races, outstanding coaches, daily video analysis and good weather makes Mt. Hood the perfect learning environment. One week at Sunlight Ski Team Mt. Hood camp can be equivalent to one season of training. Stay in top ski racing shape and learn new slalom racing skills this summer. All ski racers are invited to join the team. The team will spend five days training at the top summer ski race training facility in the United States. Coaching, lodging, training, lift tickets and exercise facility fees are included in cost. For details on costs and availability please call Bob Lockard at 618-2101 or e-mail

Accelerate Human Performance, a new sports training studio in Glenwood Springs, is now accepting registrations for middle-school age, all-sports, intensive athletic training. The training is open for students in sixth through eighth grade who would like to improve their speed, power, agility, endurance and jumping skills for football, volleyball, soccer, basketball, hockey, snow sports and track. The sessions run from 10:15-11:10 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, starting June 10. Information: John Norton, 379-1375 or 947-8900.

Carbondale’s annual Hershey Track and Field Meet is returning to town on Wednesday, June 11. The competition is open to boys and girls ages 9-14 and will be held from 8:30-10 a.m. Participation is free.This nationwide program promotes physical fitness and participation in track and field. Discover your talents now by coming to the Hershey’s Track and Field Meet, held at the Roaring Fork High School track.

The Battlement Mesa Golf Club will be holding its annual Mesa Open on June 14-15. This is a 36-hole individual stroke play event, and each participant must have a valid USGA handicap. It will be flighted based on the number of entries, and the cost is $90 plus cart fees. Entries will be accepted through Wednesday, June 11. If you have any questions please contact Head Professional Jason Franke at 285-7274 or

The fifth annual Lead King Loop Charity Races announce that early registration is now open. This year’s event will be held on Sunday, Sept. 14. In addition to the 25K and 12.5k we have added a new kids 2.5K and are part of the Colorado Runner Racing Series. These award-winning races take place in and around Marble on one of the prime color weekends of the fall. Sign up before July 4 to receive discount registration pricing and be entered to win lodging at the start line on race weekend at Beaver Lake Lodge. Sign up today at and get updated information throughout the summer.

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