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Area Sports Briefs

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Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Fall leagues are now forming at Burning Mountain Bowl in New Castle. Available leagues include: Monday Night Women’s League (starts Sept. 14; Aug. 24 team meeting at 7:30 p.m.); Monday Night PBA League (starts Sept. 14; Aug. 24 team meeting at 6:30 p.m.); Tuesday Night Mixed League (starts Sept. 15; Aug. 25 team meeting at 7:30 p.m.); Tuesday Night 3-Person Scratch League (starts Sept. 15; Aug. 25 team meeting at 6:30 p.m.); Wednesday Night Men’s League (starts Sept. 16; Aug. 26 team meeting at 6:30 p.m.; Thursday Night Mixed League (starts Sept. 17; Aug. 27 team meeting at 6:30 p.m.).

For more information or to sign up, contact Shane, Isaac or Melissa at 984-2739.

If you’d like to volunteer for the 25th annual Tri-Glenwood Triathlon on Sept. 13, please call Kim at 945-7724 or e-mail Volunteers receive a long-sleeved dri-release T-shirt and a ticket to the post-race picnic.

Runners from across the United States will descend upon Aspen on Sept. 26 to participate in the 31st annual Vasque Golden Leaf Half Marathon, part of the Vasque Project Trail Tour.

The race begins at 8:30 a.m. and the course traverses the mountains of Snowmass and Aspen. The trail can be narrow and steep at times and boasts an elevation gain of 970 feet and peaks at 9,400 feet. Despite the challenging course, more than 800 participants of all skill levels are expected to participate.

Register online at or by contacting Ute Mountaineer ( at 925-2849. Pre-registration costs $35 and race-day registration is $50.

Snowmass Village Recreation is hosting a 3-on-3 basketball tournament for players 16 and up on Sept. 12.

Games will be held on outdoor and indoor courts throughout the day. The cost is $150 per team and the field is limited to 20 teams. Players receive tournament T-shirts if registered before Sept. 4.

Call 922-2240 to register or for more information.

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