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Mental/Dental 5K Run/Walk

West Mountain Dental, along with Barbara C. Murray, LCSW are hosting their Inaugural 5K called the Mental/Dental 5K Run/Walk, beginning at 7:30 a.m. Aug. 16.

All proceeds will go to Mental Health America of Colorado and Dentistry from the Heart, two nonprofit organizations dedicated to helping those in financial need gain access to these very necessary services.

The race will start and end at West Mountain Dental’s office at 141 S. Purcell Blvd, Suite 120, Pueblo West.

Registration and packet pick-up starts at 7:30 a.m.; race starts at 8:30 a.m.

To register, click on or visit West Mountain Dental on Purcell for a registration form.

The race costs $25 for adults and $15 for the kid’s 1K Fun Run.

Awards will be given to first place male and female runners and medals to all kids, just for participating.

Not a runner?

Volunteers are needed on race day.

For more information, call 547-8338.



Boggs Creek Cove at Lake Pueblo State Park will be closed to all general visitor boat traffic from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday for the inaugural Colorado Wakesurf Open.

The Colorado Wakesurf Open, sponsored by Rocky Mountain Boat Company, is sanctioned by Lake Pueblo State Park under a special activity agreement. The gravel parking lot at the south boat ramp, directly adjacent to Boggs Creek Cove, will also be closed to general visitor traffic for the event. However, plenty of alternative parking will be available in overflow lots at the south boat ramp.

For details on the Colorado Wakesurf Open please contact Rocky Mountain Boat Company at 547-3100.



The learn to swim session four registration is at 8 a.m. July 19 at the Pueblo West swimming pool.

A lottery draw will get participants a ticket to register kids in Level 1 to 7 for $18 and held Tuesday through Friday mornings from July 22 to Aug. 1.

A max of eight students per class.

If participants cannot make it Saturday, call the parks office at 9 a.m. Monday for available spots.



Register July 21 to Aug. 1 for the next session of yoga for $27.

Held on Tuesdays for four weeks from 6 to 7 p.m. Aug. 5 to Aug. 26 at the Memorial Recreation Building.

Come and enjoy this relaxing, toning, and flexibility improving class and meet new friends too. Students will need to bring a yoga mat.

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