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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:

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.