Local Sports Briefs: Annual King Lead Loop run takes place on Sunday
The 11th-annual Lead King Loop Charity Races will take place on Sunday in Marble.
The purpose of the event is to raise awareness and money for the Marble Charter School.
A 25K, 12.5K, and a kids-option 2.5K will be offered.
The races take place in one of the most scenic areas in Colorado, with 100 percent of the proceeds benefiting the public Marble Charter School.
Participants may run or hike, and each participant will receive a Tech-T. A BBQ, great prizes and raffle will be available at the finish line.
Ring The Bell at the Bridge 5K scheduled for Sept. 27
The second-annual Ring the Bell at the Bridge 5K run/walk for suicide awareness will be Sept. 27 in Canyon Creek in between New Castle and Glenwood Springs.
The race begins at 9 a.m. at the historic little red school house on Canyon Creek Road.
It follows a course along Canyon Creek to the bridge where a liberty bell is hung, and participants can ring the bell in memory of those lost to suicide to celebrate making it to the turn-around point.
Cost is $25 for adult participants and $5 for youth under 10. All children will receive prizes.
All proceeds from the annual event will be donated to the Aspen Hope Center.
Information/registration: http://www.ring5K.org, or Erin, 970-355-4770.
Co-ed volleyball league available in Rifle on Oct. 1
The Rifle Parks and Recreation Department will be running an adult co-ed, four-person volleyball program that begins on Oct. 1.
Competitive and recreational leagues will be available, and all team will be limited to eight players. The schedule will have each participating team play each other at least two times. Winners will receive T-shirts.
Preregistration is encouraged, but walk-up registration will be accepted.
Information/registration: Rifle Parks and Recreation, 970-665-6480, or http://www.rifleco.org.
Legion Post 100 holding scholarship golf tournament
The American Legion Post 100 Auxiliary Scholarship Golf Tournament will be held Sept. 20 at the Ranch at Roaring Fork Golf Course.
The tournament will begin at 8:30 a.m., with play being divided up into four-person teams.
Cost is $40 per player. Proceeds from the tournament will benefit local youth education in Carbondale. Lunch will be provided, and prizes will be awarded following the tournament.
Masters swimming accepting registrations
A Masters swimming program for athletes 19 and older has begun at the Glenwood Springs Community Center pool.
The program, which runs Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, consists of interval training swim and team workouts for serious swimmers who are able to swim at least 1,500 meters in 60 minutes or less, working hard to build technique work that will improve speed and endurance.
Cost is $35, and a rec center membership, along with a membership in either U.S. masters Swimming, USA Swimming or USA Triathlon is required.
Information: Danny Gall, 970-366-9323.
Fitness classes available in Glenwood on Mondays
The Glenwood Springs Recreation Center has fitness classes and drop-in activities available each Monday.
Classes throughout the day include spin pump, indoor cycling, aqua aerobics, zumba, TRX and kickboxing. A complete list of daily classes is accessable at http://www.glenwoodrec.com.
Also available is drop-in slots for Ricardo’s latin dance starting at 7 p.m. on Mondays, adult drop-in basketball from noon to 2 p.m., and adult drop-in pickleball from 6-9 p.m.
Information: Glenwood Springs Recreation, 970-384-6301, or http://www.glenwoodrec.com.
Carbondale Pickleball Tournament
Sept. 6 and 7, Darien Tennis and Pickleball Courts, Carbondale
Competitive Men’s Doubles Results
1. Dale Parker & Joel Karr; 2. Henry Bullock & Dan Oliver; 3. Rick Lane & Lorin Stern.
Competitive Women’s Doubles Winners
1. Andrea Murr & Daria Harlow; 2. Janine Burke & Sydney Hays; 3. Terry Norris & Pat Nicholson.
Recreational Women’s Doubles
1. Jan Huck & Bonnie Scott; 2. Tobie Thurman & Bernie Darien; 3. Alice Parker & Isa House.
Competitive Mixed Doubles
1. Dale Parker & Daria Harlow; 2. Corey Elliot & Nikki Schmalz; 3. Terry Norris & Joan Norris.
Recreational Mixed Doubles
1. Bonnie Scott & Russ Mineo; 2. Jesse Diaz & Tobie Thurman; 3. Bernie Darien & Rick Lane.
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Area prep basketball teams begin their 2019-20 campaigns with tournament action both home and away this weekend.