Mountain bike race is Aug. 3
Valles Caldera National Preserve will host the first PyroClassic cross-country mountain bike race Aug. 3.
All races will start and finish near the Valles Caldera Ranch Headquarters. Divisions for the race include Pro/Cat 1, Intermediate/Cat 2, and Beginners/Cat 3.
Top division racers will travel a total of 30 miles, intermediate racers 18 miles and beginning and Cat 3 racers 10 miles.
The course will go through the valley meadows and head up Rendondo Peak.
Climbing on the expert/intermediate course is substantial, with a total ascent of over 2,400 feet for the experts.
The race is being run under a USA Cycling race permit and is part of the New Mexico Off-Road Race Series.
BBBS will have golf tourney at LAGC
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern New Mexico will host its third annual Drive For Matches golf tournament July 26. The tournament will be at Los Alamos Golf Course.
The tournament, which is a best ball scramble, will start at 11 a.m.
Price for participation is $100 per individual, $400 for teams. The entry fee includes golf cart and post-tournament dinner, as well as a chance to win one of several available prizes.
For more information, contact Dawn Brown at email@example.com or 505-614-4231.