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Basalt Half-Marathon takes place on Saturday

The annual Basalt Half-Marathon will take place at 7:45 a.m. Saturday from the base of Ruedi Dam near Basalt.

Runners will be transported to the start from Basalt Middle School at 7 a.m. Saturday. Preregistration can be done at http://www.active.com and at the middle school, with race-day registration beginning at 6:30 a.m.

Cost is $75 at the race site or for $65 prior to race day.

Information/registration: Ron Lund, 970-618-2063.

Xstream Race Series coming back to Glenwood

The Adventure Xstream Race Series returns to Glenwood Springs Sept. 6 with an 8- to 12-hour Adventure Race.

The AXS Adventure Races challenge athletes over a 50-mile course that entails mountain biking, trail running, kayaking, river boarding, a ropes course and navigation. The out-of-the-ordinary race-course has racers hit the trails, scramble over rocks, rappel into a cave, riverboard and kayak through rapids, and experience the outdoors.

Hundreds of racers will mountain bike, kayak, trail run, rappel, trek through a cave and navigate an optional river boarding section during the course.

Information/registration: http://www.GravityPlay.com.


GSHS to hold fall sports meeting on Aug. 6

Glenwood Springs High School will hold its annual fall sports meeting at 6 p.m. Aug. 6 at the Glenwood Springs High School main gymnasium.

Student athletes who are interested in playing fall sports must attend this meeting. Parents now have an option to preregister their student athletes and pay participation fees at http://www.roaringfork.portal.rschooltoday.com/.

Information/registration: GSHS Athletic Director Craig Denney, 970-384-5553.

RFHS football team starts practice Aug. 11

Roaring Fork High School football coach Tory Jensen has scheduled practice times for the first week of the upcoming season.

Practices will begin Aug. 11 and will run daily from 6:30-8:30 a.m. and 5-7:45 p.m. for the first week. All practices will be held at the Roaring Fork High School football field behind Roaring Fork Middle School.

Athletes must have physicals completed to be able to practice.

Information: Roaring Fork coach Tory Jensen, 970-948-8208.

GSHS football team fundraiser begins Aug. 18

The Glenwood Springs High School football team will begin selling Demons Cards for their major fundraiser the week of Aug. 18. 

Football players at GSHS will sell the cards themselves and go to houses and businesses around Glenwood Springs to sell them during what is the primary fundraiser for the football team. The $20 card provides major discounts at businesses and events in Glenwood Springs.

A drive-thru stand at the roundabout in front of Glenwood Springs High School will be available to interested persons from 5-6:30 p.m. from Aug. 18-22. Cash or checks will be accepted at the drive-thru stand.

Information: Colleen Townsley, 970-309-7167.


Glenwood Soccer club accepting youth signups

The Glenwood Springs Soccer Club is now accepting registrations for the under-7 and under-8 youth soccer programs.

First and Second graders (ages 6-8) can register through Aug. 15. This soccer session will begin after Labor Day and run through the end of October. Practices will be two days per week after school, and games will be held at Glenwood Springs Elementary School on Saturday mornings.

PreSchool and Kindergartners (ages 4-6) can register through the start date, Sept. 12, for the Friday night jamboree. This program is held five consecutive Fridays for an hour at the Glenwood Park soccer field.

Information: http://www.glenwoodsoccer.org, or 970-945-6091.


Silt Hey Day Hobble 5K

Results from Sunday, Aug. 3

1. Candelario Deluera 23:30; 2. Ryley Sutton 24:57; 3. Tierney Sutton 28:05; 4. Erin Alfstad 28:28; 5. Chris Darin 28:48; 6. Glen Hammond 29:34; 7. Melissa Sutton 29:54; 8. Sterlin Cook 30:09; 9. Janelle Cook 31:10; 10. Amanda Cuka 31:35; 11. Norman Bye 34:39; 12. Lisa Parmelee 35:27; 13. Nancy Anderson 36:04; 14. Nanette LeBorgne 44:02; 15. Lori Bentzler 44:02; 16. Savanah Ross 53:14; 17. Kaylee Peterson 53:18.

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