Sports Briefs for May 28: 5K Fun Run today
May 28, 2012
A 5K Fun Run sponsored by Holistic Health & Fitness will take place today in conjunction with Grand Olde West Days.
Event signup starts at 7:30 a.m. at Kinder Family Clinic, 595 Russell St. All ages and skill levels are welcome, but runners must be prepared for a route slightly more than three miles.
Following the event, participants can partake in the Flapjack Feed fundraiser hosted by the Moffat County High School girls basketball team. The event begins at 7:30 a.m. in downtown Craig.
For more information on the Fun Run, call 824-4700.
Craig Swimming Complex opens Tuesday
The Craig Swimming Complex, 605 Washington St., will open for the summer season at 1 p.m. Tuesday.
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Summer hours include lap swimming from noon to 1 p.m. every day and 5:30 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday; regular swimming from 1 to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; and family hours from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday.
The wave pool facilities will be temporarily closed for maintenance.
Regular admission prices are $4 for adults, $3.25 for 12- to 17-year-olds and $3 for 4- to 11-year-olds. Annual passes are $80 for adults, $65 for students, and $60 for children ages 4 to 11, with family passes $200 for four members and $25 for each additional member.
Family time prices are $2.50 for everyone. Seniors 55 and older enter free and children 3 and younger swim free with a paying adult.
Regional soccer tournament June 8
The fourth annual Emily Johnson Play It Forward 3v3 Soccer Tournament takes place from June 8 to 10 at Gates Soccer Park on the Spring Valley Campus of Colorado Mountain College in Glenwood Springs.
The tournament — open to all interested male and female athletes on the Western Slope — honors Emily Johnson, a Coal Ridge High School student and star soccer player who was killed in an ATV accident in 2008.
The weekend begins with the Emily Johnson Play It Forward All Star Exhibition Game, featuring the All League Western Slope Conference 3A and 4A high school players. Boys play at 5 p.m., and girls play at 7 p.m.
The two-day tournament begins at 8 a.m. June 9 and continues through June 10 for boys and girls teams — split into age brackets for children younger than 8 and younger than 18 — as well as co-ed adult teams in both recreational and competitive divisions.
Teams can register at EmilyJohnsonPlayitForward.org. Cost is $150 per team, which guarantees at least three games, a goody bag and tournament T-shirt. The event also will include a silent auction and refreshments.
For more information, contact organizers at email@example.com.