For those of you that will be in Silverton for Hard Rock, this is a great
warm-up! Who's got some leg speed?
See you there. Come out and support a great local event.
> >>This fun run was created in the early 1980's by local runner, Ken
> >>and has been a tradition ever since. In the early years the entry fee
> >>a six-pack of Pabst Blue Ribbon. Today, not all the traditions hold
> >>Registration is $10.00 and each participant will receive a special
> >>"International Year of the Mountains" T-shirt. Runners will endure an
> >>approximate 6.5-mile course over dirt roads, streams, gravel and
> >>highway.all in the beauty of the San Juan's. Awards will be given out
> >>the end of the race, so everyone can get on with their festivities.
> >>will not be a "formal" awards ceremony, so no need to worry if you are
> >>still on course. So get your running shoes on and come on out --- Start
> >>the festivities on the right foot!
> >>Date: July 4th
> >>Registration: pre-registation is encouraged, www.active.com or send in
> >>attached form
> >>Race Day Registration: 6:30-7:15 in the Gazebo at Memorial Park
> >>Race Starts: 7:30 sharp at the Gazebo in Memorial Park
> >>Race Finish Line: Gazebo in Memorial Park (same as the start)
> >>Length: the race is approxiamtly 6.5 miles. This is not a certified
> >>and please remember it is a FUN RUN! It is a cross-country stylye race
> >>with many aspects from highway, to single track, to town streets, and
> >>Awards: Awards will be given out at the end of the race, so everyone
> >>get on with their festivities. There will not be a "formal" awards
> >>ceremony, so no need to worry if you are still on course.
> >>course DESCRIPTION:
> >>Starts at Memorial Park-travels east on 110-B on to the truck by-pass
> >>below Hillside Cemetery to Hwy 110A (Eastbound)- continue on the highway
> >>out to the left turn on to the Tailings-Pond Access Road (Boulder Gulch
> >>Road) -up to below the water plant. Turn back toward town (west) on the
> >>Boulder Line Road and continue (west) on the Water Plant Road (above
> >>Hillside Cemetery) back to Hwy 110B. Continue through Memorial Park -
> >>over the foot bridge and down to Snowden Street-Turn left and continue
> >>six blocks to the end of road -turn right and follow signs up through
> >>field to the Shrine Road-turn right on the Shrine Road- back into town
> >>-turn left on the corner of 15th and Reese back to memorial park.
> >>note: start & finish are the same.
> >>There are lots of activities planned. For a complete list, email:
> >>By the way: the air quality has been staying relatively clear. We had
> >>day when it was really smokey but otherwise it has been nice.
> >>& in case anyone is asking here is the stand on the Town Fireworks
> >>Due to the current weather conditions, the severe drought, and the
> >>fire bans in effect, there have been many questions whether the
> >>San Juan Volunteer Fire Department will be holding the annual Fireworks
> >>Display. The final decision will ultimately be made by Governor Owens
> >>state wide ban on commercial fireworks is implemented. Otherwise
> >>is planning on holding our show, weather permitting of course (please
> >>high winds could cancel the Fireworks Display). Local precautions will
> >>made by the Silverton San Juan Volunteer Fire Department to ensure town
> >>safety. If high winds prevail- the fireworks show will have to be
> >>cancelled on the 4th but if the winds are cooperative the show could be
> >>rescheduled for Friday, July 5th.
> >>The current weather conditions have also cancelled the Annual Water
> >>Fight..."due to drought conditions the Fire Department feels we should
> >>waste any of our precious resources and have decided to cancel the
> >>Water Fight with the Animas Fire Department (now part of Durango
> >>said Fire Chief Gilbert Archuleta.
> >>If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Fire Chief Gilbert
> >>Archuleta through Town Hall at 387.5522. We thank you for your
> >>understanding due to the circumstances beyond our control. Schedule is
> >>subject to change.
> >>Kelly Mitchell
> >>Event Director
> >>Town of Silverton
> >>p: 970.387.5522
> >>f: 970.387.5583
> >>e: silverton@...
> >Attachment Converted: "c:\eudora\attach\02 blue ribbon reg.doc"
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