Steamboat briefs: Chamber seeks volunteers for Steamboat Marathon

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The Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association is in need of volunteers for the following Steamboat Marathon activities:

■ Participant bag stuffing from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Chamber. Pizza will be provided.

■ Registration and packet pickup from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday and 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Olympian Hall at Howelsen Hill Lodge.

■ Finish-line support, announcer assistant, bag tent from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday on the Routt County Courthouse lawn.

Volunteers will receive a T-shirt. Those who are interested should contact Maren McCutchan at 970-875-7005 or maren@steamboatchamber.com.

Dance, fitness studios hold fundraiser for Scott Blair

Steamboat Springs area dance and fitness studios are coming together to raise money for Steamboat resident Scott Blair, who recently was diagnosed with a brain tumor.

Dubbed Sweat for Scott, the fundraiser’s main event is a fitness and dance party from 4 to 7 p.m. June 7 at 11th Street and Lincoln Avenue. Each of the following classes are offered for a $10 donation: CrossFit at 4 p.m., SCOT (sweat, conquer, overcome and triumph) at 4:45 p.m., core and yoga at 5:30 p.m., local males dance-off at 6 p.m. and Zumba and cardio dance at 6:15 p.m.

In addition to the fitness and dance party, the following classes and activities are offered across Steamboat with donations benefiting the Blair family:

■ June 7

11 a.m. PurePower at Steamboat Pilates, Yoga and Fitness. $10.

Noon Pilates at Steamboat Pilates. $10.

1 p.m. Core spine at Steamboat Pilates. $10.

2 p.m. Core run at Steamboat Pilates. $10.

2 to 7 p.m. Beauty treats at Comb Goddess. $20.

3 p.m. Reformer at Steamboat Pilates. $10.

4 to 7 p.m. Painting messages of hope at Splatz Canvas and Wine. $20.

■ June 8

7:30 a.m. True Manic blowout at Manic Training. $10.

4:20 p.m. Yin-yang yoga at Yoga Center of Steamboat. $10.

■ June 9

10 a.m. CrossFit at CrossFit Steamboat. $10.

Also available is the Sweat for Scott fitness passport, which costs $100 and entitles the owner to take one class at each of the following facilities: Steamboat Pilates, Elevation Dance Studio, Manic Training, CrossFit, Old Town Hot Springs, Yoga Center of Steamboat and Bella Barre.

For updates on Blair’s condition, visit www.mylifeline.org/scottblair.

Durango horticultural agent to visit Routt County

The CSU Extension will host Durango horticultural agent Darrin Parmenter from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at The Ranch, 1800 Ranch Road, for an interactive Web class that will be tailored for Routt County and high-altitude gardening. Topics that will be addressed include design and planning; soils, amendments and composting; planting, harvest and storage; and season extending. The cost is $10. Register for the class by calling 970-879-0825.

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