Craig Sports Briefs for June 10, 2016: Run for good causes with Color Run, Wake the Whittler 5K events
Craig residents will have multiple opportunities the next two weekends to get moving while supporting a worthy endeavor with upcoming 5K races.
The 5K Color Run/Walk takes place at 8 a.m. this Saturday at Loudy-Simpson Park, with registration starting at 7:30 a.m. to begin the Victory Motors Cancer DriveVictory Motors Cancer Drive..
Participants are encouraged to wear white clothing, which will be splashed with a rainbow of color by the end of the race. The cost is $20 for one person, $30 for a team of two, $40 for a team of four, $5 for kids 6 to 12 and free to kids 5 and younger.
Proceeds will benefit Moffat County Cancer Society. Runners can sign up in advance at Victory Motors or at victorymotorsofcraig.com/cancer-drive.htmvictorymotorsofcraig.com/cancer-drive.htm. .
June 18 will see the fifth annual Wake the Whittler 5K and One-Mile Fun Runfifth annual Wake the Whittler 5K and One-Mile Fun Run as part of the Whittle the Wood Rendezvous, also at Loudy-Simpson. as part of the Whittle the Wood Rendezvous, also at Loudy-Simpson.
fifth annual Wake the Whittler 5K and One-Mile Fun Run as part of the Whittle the Wood Rendezvous, also at Loudy-Simpson.
Wake the Whittler, the first in a series of summer running events hosted by Friends of Moffat County Education, starts registration at 7:15 a.m., with the 5K kicking off at 8 a.m. and the Fun Run following.
All runners will receive a t-shirt and the top male and female runners in each age group will take home prizes. The cost is $20 for adults, free to ages 17 and younger.
Funds benefit FMCE’s work with local schools. Registration can be dropped off at Eastside Liquor or mailed to PO Box 985, Craig, CO 81626.
Bowling fundraiser to benefit child advocates group
Northwest Rocky Mountain Colorado CASA — Court Appointed Special Advocates — will host the Bowl-for-Kids fundraiserBowl-for-Kids fundraiser from 6 to 9 p.m. June 25 at Thunder Rolls Bowling Center, 900 Industrial Ave. from 6 to 9 p.m. June 25 at Thunder Rolls Bowling Center, 900 Industrial Ave.
Bowl-for-Kids fundraiser from 6 to 9 p.m. June 25 at Thunder Rolls Bowling Center, 900 Industrial Ave.
The evening will include door prizes, bake sale and silent auction, as well as multiple rounds on the lanes.
Registration comes in several packages. The Spare is $100 for a team of five and is available to students, nonprofit groups or families and friends. The Strike is a corporate-sponsored team of five for $500.
The Deuce is available for $200 for companies wishing to display a banner at the event, while the Turkey is a corporate team of five, banner and additional sponsorship benefits for $750.
Prices include shoe rentals and three games of bowling.
Funds will go toward CASA’s work with abused and neglected children in Moffat, Routt and Grand counties.
For more information or to register, call 970-819-6233.
British Soccer Camp to visit Craig
Craig Parks & RecreationCraig Parks & Recreation will host Challenger British Soccer Camp June 27 to July 1 at Woodbury Sports Complex. will host Challenger British Soccer Camp June 27 to July 1 at Woodbury Sports Complex.
Craig Parks & Recreation will host Challenger British Soccer Camp June 27 to July 1 at Woodbury Sports Complex.
The program is open to ages 3 to 16 who want to receive instruction in the sport, with several options, including First Kicks, Mini Soccer, Half Day and the add-on session Golden Goal Camp available to those who sign up for Half Day.
Class — Age(s), Time, PriceClass — Age(s), Time, Price
Class — Age(s), Time, Price
First Kicks — 3, 9 to 10 a.m., $90
Mini Soccer — 4 to 5, 10:30 a.m. to noon, $107
Half Day — 6 to 16, 9 a.m. to noon, $135
Golden Goal Camp — 8 to 16, 9 to 1 to 3 p.m., $52
Registration is available at challengersports.comchallengersports.com with a deadline of June 17. Late registration is allowed with a $10 fee. with a deadline of June 17. Late registration is allowed with a $10 fee.
challengersports.com with a deadline of June 17. Late registration is allowed with a $10 fee.
For more information, call 970-826-2004.
Moffat County cheerleaders offer free clinic
The Moffat County Thunder Cheer team will host a free clinic June 27 through July 1 at Suite 119 of Centennial Mall, 1111 W. Victory Way.
Registration will take place from 4 to 5 p.m. June 27 with sessions from 5 to 7 p.m. each day.
Girls and boys who participate will learn basic cheer and tumbling techniques and will perform with the team in the Fourth of July parade. Parents need to sign a liability waiver before their child participates.
For more information or to pre-register, visit the team’s Facebook pageFacebook page or call 970-846-9054 or 970-756-0588. or call 970-846-9054 or 970-756-0588.Facebook page or call 970-846-9054 or 970-756-0588.
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