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Race for good cause with Elevate Education 5K: Craig Sports Briefs for July 29, 2017

Race for good cause with Elevate Education 5K

The Elevate Education 5K and One-Mile Fun Run hosted by Friends of Moffat County Education will take place at 7 a.m. Aug. 5 at Loudy-Simpson Park, shortly after the balloon launch for Moffat County Balloon Festival.

Registration begins at 6:30 a.m., and the price is $20 per runner, with kids under 18 free.

The proceeds will benefit FMCE's work with local schools.

For more information, contact info@moffatcountyeducation.org.

Unarmed, armed defensive classes available

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A series of courses led by Defenders USA will take place in Craig this weekend.

Defenders USA teaches self-defense in both unarmed combat and tactical firearms training, as offered by Adam Winch, whose experience includes a tenure as a Grand Junction police officer and military police in the US Army, Army Reserve and Colorado National Guard.

The courses available include an unarmed self-defense class from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday at Ringer Fitness, 13 W. Victory Way, which costs $50 per person.

A concealed carry weapons class starts runs from 8:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Saturday at Bears Ears Sportsman Club on Moffat County Road 7, with an afternoon session in defensive handgun training following at 2 p.m.

Concealed carry is $60 and defensive handgun $75.

A combat and defensive rifle applications course will be 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Bears Ears for $225.

For more information, call Thunder Run Survival at 970-620-4940 or visit defenders-usa.com.

Rally for the Cause golf tourney Aug. 16

Rally for the Cause Ladies Golf Tournament will tee off Aug. 16 at Yampa Valley Golf Course as a fundraiser for Moffat County Cancer Society, sponsored by Memorial Regional Health.

The event is a four-person scramble with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. All experience levels are welcome and no handicap information is required to register.

The cost is $40 for entry — not including greens fees and carts — and lunch.

Players are encouraged to wear pink.

Also included this year is a silent auction for a golf package for four at Steamboat Springs' Catamount Ranch. Bids start at $400.

Registration is available at YVGC with a deadline of noon Aug. 14.

For more information, contact 970-824-9656 or kutz@amug.org.

Young Life golf tourney tees up Aug. 5

The Bear River Young Life 2017 Charity Golf Tournament takes place Aug. 5 at Yampa Valley Golf Course. The four-person scramble features an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start.

The tournament costs $65 per person or $260 per team for greens fees, catered lunch and cart fees.

There is a $1,700 payout, as well as many fun twists throughout the course during the day.

Register online at bearriver.younglife.org or at the golf course. Fees are due by the day of the event, but players are encouraged to do so in advance.

For more information, call 970-620-1975 or email ylbear_river@yahoo.com.