FLC Cycling to hold Squawker Classic The Fort Lewis College Cycling Team will hold its annual Squawker Classic road racing events Saturday and Sunday.
The “Morehart Murphy Team Time Trial” will take place at 8 a.m. Saturday. Four-person collegiate teams and individual racers will start at the intersection of River Road and La Posta Road (County Road 213) at one-minute intervals. The USA Cycling category Individual Time Trial will start at 9 a.m. and use the same course.
The “Durango Performance Center Criterium” will take place on 4th to 6th avenues and 7th to 10th streets. The start finish will be at 4th Avenue and 9th Street. Racing will finish at 6 p.m.
Racing concludes on Sunday with the “Carver Brewing Co. Road Race,” starting at 8 a.m. on Rim Drive in front of the Education Business Hall.
Online registration is available at www.usacycling.org/register/2016-857. For more information, visit http://cycling.fortlewis.edu or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/FLCCyclingTeam.
Volunteers are needed. To volunteer, email Dave Hagen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For the Time Trial from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday there may be short delays on La Posta Road (County Road 213) to allow riders to start and turnaround.
For the Criterium from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday East 4th Avenue and East 5th Avenue will be closed between 7th and 10th streets and East 6th Avenue will be closed between 9th and 10th streets. Accordingly, 7th and 8th streets will be closed between 4th and 5th avenues and 9th and 10th streets will be closed between 4th and 6th avenues. There will be no parking on the course and any vehicles on the inside of the course will need to exit at 5th Avenue and 10th Street.
For the Road Race on Sunday the following roads will be closed to vehicles from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.:
Southbound Goeglein Gulch between the Fort Lewis Drive roundabout and 8th Avenue. 8th Avenue between College Drive and the Rim Drive traffic signal. Rim Drive between stoplight and Education Business Hall parking lot North Rim Drive from N. College to Hillcrest Golf Course both directions, except resident access For more information, email Hagen.
Mountain Bike Specialists adds product lineMountain Bike Specialists announces the addition of Cannondale to its product line.
Cannondale will join the product lines Specialized, and Niner.
For more information, call John Glover at 247-4066 or email email@example.com.
Durango Double to open registrationRunner registration for the 2016 Durango Double will open at 8 a.m. May 1 at www.durangodouble.com.
This annual running event, presented by Animas Surgical Hospital and benefiting the Women’s Resource Center, features two half marathons – one on trails and one on road – on subsequent days.
The Trail Half Marathon will take place Oct. 8, and the Road Half Marathon will take place Oct. 9.
The Durango Double will also feature the Gena Rych 5k, a family-friendly walk/run in honor of the late Gena Rych.
Early registration fees are $100 for the Double, $65 for either the road or trail half marathon, and $35 for the 5k.
Finish line festivities will take place at Animas Surgical Hospital including food, beer from Ska Brewing, kid’s races, music and more. People who run either half marathon will get a free entry to Durango Oktoberfest happening that same weekend in Buckley Park.
The primary beneficiary of this event is the Women’s Resource Center.
Trail work in conjunction with Trails 2000 will take place from 9 a.m. to noon April 30. The trail section that runs from Carbon Junction along the Animas River is the final stretch of the Durango Double and is in need of repair. People who show up and volunteer for the whole 3 hours will earn a 50 percent off coupon for their race entry.
For more information, visit www.durangodouble.com.
Seniors Outdoors announces activitiesSeniors Outdoors will host these activities
A hike of Haflin Creek Trail will take place at 8:30 a.m. Monday. This is classified as a hard hike due to the elevation gain. The cost to carpool is $1. To RSVP, call Wayne Bedor at 769-6548, 764-4089 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.Monday bike ride for intermediate road cyclists will take place at 9:30 a.m. Monday. This is a social ride from Home Depot to Bread. Participants will meet in the south parking lot at Home Depot. Helmets are required. For more information, email Helen Root at email@example.com, call (505) 320-3441, email Hugh Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 403-3089.The Wednesday Wanderers will hike from Three Springs to Grandview Trail at 9 a.m. Wednesday. The hike will begin at the electrical generator in back of the parking lot in the area of the Spinal Group offices behind the hospital. Dogs must be on a leash. Nonmembers should RSVP to Tom Hannula at 884-9052, 426-9684 or email email@example.com.A hike of Overend Mountain Park will take place at 9 a.m. Thursday. Dogs must be on a leash. To RSVP, call Lynn Coburn at 247-0914 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.Herald Staff