Saturday is the day for the first-ever Carbon Valley Half Marathon.
It starts at 8 a.m. at Central Park in Firestone. The event is a benefit for autism research through Children’s Hospital in Aurora.
Runners have been asked to raise money for the cause. The suggested amount is $25.
Registration is available. The event also includes live entertainment and 40 vendors on site from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visit www.cvhalfmarathon.org.
Soon after finishing the Boston Marathon April 22, the time it took Brighton 27J Wellness Coordinator Carla Sassano to cross the finish line didn’t mean much to her.
The Sedalia resident finished her first marathon only 15 minutes before the first blast shook Copley Square near the finish line, killing three people and injuring more than 180 others.
CRAWFORDSVILLE, IND. -- Fort Lupton's Devon Garcia is spending the next few days competing in the National Wrestling Coaches Association/USA Wrestling National Scholastics Duals at Wabash College.
Garcia is entered in the middle school division.
The event features as many as 24 teams from across the United States. It's open to wrestlers in ninth through 11th grades. Each competitor gets at least seven matches.
Brighton Elks Lodge 1586 is sponsoring the Little Britches Rodeo’s fourth annual return to Brighton.
Set for Saturday, June 1, and Sunday June 2 (beginning at 9 a.m. each day), the event will be in the grandstand arena at the Adams County Fairgrounds.
Local mutton busters Dmitri and Destini Alarcon were part of the halftime entertainment at Saturday’s Colorado Mammoth lacrosse match against Philadelphia. The Alarcons live in Fort Lupton. Dimitri won and earned the chance to ride with the Rodeo All-Stars Saturday at the Denver Coliseum. Destini didn’t fare quite as well.
The Friends of Barr Lake State Park will host its annual Raptor 5K Run and Fun Run April 13 to raise money for future park projects.
It starts at the group picnic area near the nature center of Barr Lake State Park, 13401 Picadilly Road. Registration begins at 8 a.m, and the race gets under way at 9;15 a.m.
It’s a course-certified time event. Participants receiver goodie bags. There will be kids’ activities, food and drinks, music and awards. Register in advance at www.RunningGuru.com/Event/5117.
BRIGHTON — The month’s exhibition about the old Sugar Beet Baseball League is going to wind down pretty soon.
However, the Baseball Hall of Fame would like to get its hands on some of the artifacts that have been on display at the Brighton Armory and the Anythink Library.
FREDERICK — Anyone who asks Brenda Ridgley, event organizer about the May 18 Carbon Valley Half Marathon, Corporate Challenge Relay and Fun Run can sense the excitement and passion in her voice.
“We’re really hoping to make this a fun family event,” she said.