Sports Brief

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Annual Pueblo-to-Pueblo run, bike ride

Enjoy fitness and friends, while supporting the Cortez Cultural Center at our annual Pueblo-to-Pueblo 11-mile, 10k, or 2-mile runs beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday.

In 2012, a 30-mile bike ride has been added to the event. Register online for the event at

For more information, call the Cultural Center at 565-1151. See course maps at

Shiprock Marathon registration

The 29th annual Shiprock (N.M.) Marathon will be held on Saturday, May 5. According to Tom Riggenbach, Shiprock Marathon race director, there will be four options for event participants: full marathon, half marathon, 5-person marathon relay and a 10K trail run/walk. Registration for all Shiprock Marathon events is available online through Schools are encouraged to take part in the events and may register runners for the relay event with a purchase order. Registration closes one week before the event or when the registration caps are met. The caps are 200 runners for the full marathon, 400 runners for the half-marathon, and 100, 5-person teams for the relay. There is no cap on the number of participants for the 10K trail run/walk. All participants receive full marathon support on the course during the run. For more information, please contact the race organizers at 928-429-0345 or email Registration and additional race information is also available online at the official race website:

Cortez Rec. Center adult softball

The Cortez Parks and Recreation Department is now taking registrations for menís and womenís softball. League play is set to begin Monday, May 14. Men will play on Monday night and women will play on Tuesday. The registration fee is $300 per team. Come by the Cortez Recreation Center between 5:30 a.m. and 9 p.m. to register. Contact Joye McHenry at 564-4080 for any questions.

Spencer Posey memorial basketball tournament

The Ute Mountain Recreation Center in Towaoc will host the Spencer Posey memorial basketball tournament June 15-17. The menís, double elimination tourney has a $300 entry fee that is due by Tuesday, June 5. Champions receive a cash prize, Pendleton Jackets and a trophy. Second place gets jackets and a trophy, while third place is awarded sweat shirts and a trophy. All players will receive a T-shirt. Certified officials will referee the tournament. Send money order to: Ute Mountain Recreation, Box 19, Towaoc, CO. 81334. Payable to Spencer Posey Memorial Tournament. For more information or to register, call Nick Traweek at 564-5752 or 564-5360, or email

Open adult soccer

Open adults soccer is being held at Parque de Vida on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 p.m. For more information, please contact Ike at 759-9581.