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Local Sports Briefs: Springers annual community track meet is Thursday


Springers annual community track meet is Thursday

The annual Glenwood Springers community track and field meet will take place at 5 p.m. Thursday at the Stubler Memorial Field track.

The meet serves as an annual fundraiser for the Glenwood Springers, a youth track and field club in the Roaring Fork Valley.

Registration will begin at 4 p.m. Thursday on site, and all ages are welcome. Events include the 100-meter hurdles, the 100, 200, 400, 800 and 1,600 meters for individual athletes ages 9 and up and the 50 meters for runners ages 8 and younger. Other running events include the 4×100 and the 800 sprint medley relay.

Field events include the long jump, shot put and high jump.

Cost is $10 per athlete or $50 for a corporate relay.

Information/registration: Abbey Walters, 970-309-2212, or abbeywalters@hotmail.com.


Introduction to Pickleball clinic

The Roaring Fork Pickleball Club in Carbondale is hosting a free Introduction to Pickleball clinic at 6 p.m. July 15 at the Darien Tennis and Pickleball Courts east of the firehouse off of Highway 133. Paddles and balls will be furnished. There is no preregistration required, and all ages and abilities are encouraged to take advantage of this clinic. For further information call Bernie Darien at 970-379-3861.


Annual Hogback Hustle 5K race takes place on July 11

The annual Hogback Hustle 5K Family Fun Run/Walk will take place July 11 in New Castle.

The race, which serves as the fifth of six races in the Colorado River Valley Charity Race Series, will start in the New Castle City Market parking lot and end in downtown New Castle at Burning Mountain Park. Water and a post-race breakfast will be provided at the finish line.

Cost is $25 per person and will go up to $30 for registrations received after July 8. All proceeds will go to benefit the New Castle Lions Club.

Information/registration: New Castle Recreation, 970-984-3352, or http://www.newcastlerec.com.


Glenwood Open now accepting registrations

Registrations are now being accepted for the annual Glenwood Open and Pro-am golf tournament, which is scheduled for the second week of July at Glenwood Springs Golf Course.

The Pro-am event will take place on July 10, with the two-round open running from July 11-12.

Information/registration: Glenwood Springs Golf Course professionals Jerry Butler or Greg Gortsema, 970-945-7086.

Adult golf programs available through New Castle Recreation

The New Castle Recreation Department, in partnership with Lakota Canyon Golf Course, is offering golf programs for adults this summer.

Adult golf clinics are offered from 6:15-8 p.m. Tuesdays throughout the summer, with the next session running from July 7-28. Cost is $99 per person for four classes, or $30 for one class.

Students should bring their own clubs, but rentals are available on a limited basis.

Information/registration: http://www.newcastlerec.com, or 970-984-3352.

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