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American Discovery Trail Half Marathon and 5K Fitness Challenge, America the Beautiful Park, 126 Cimino Drive. $15-$35. Enjoy a 13-mile marathon or 5K fitness challenge to benefit the YMCA. Mon, Sept. 4, 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Call 265-6161 for more.

Vintage Baseball Matches, Rock Ledge Ranch and Cripple Creek. Featuring the Colorado Territorial All-Stars vs. the Camp Creek Cloudbusters, Sept. 4, 1 p.m. at Rock Ledge. Four-team tournament, Sept. 9-10 in Cripple Creek. Visit or call 578-6777 for more.

Pikes Peak Challenge, Barr Trail, Manitou Springs. Hike to the summit of Pikes Peak on the Barr Trail in this benefit for the Brain Injury Association of Colorado. Sat., Sept. 9, 5 a.m. Call 574-1634 for more or visit

Cornhole Tournament for Charity, Western Mining Museum, 225 N. Gate Blvd. $30. Come toss, drink and raise money for KPC Kids Place. Sat., Sept. 9, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit or call 761-7352 for more.

Indigo Mountain Nature Center "Rally to the Rescue," Petco, 1650 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd. Raising funds and awareness for the cause of animal rescue. Sat., Sept. 9. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more call 748-5550 or visit

29th Annual CFA Fall Cat Show, City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa St. $3-$5. View more than 30 types of cats, adopt a pet and more. Sept. 9-10, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 471-2887 for more.

Excellence in Customer Service Evening, Antler's Hilton, 4 S. Cascade Ave. $80. The Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado Foundation honors those businesses with great customer service plans. Tues., Sept. 12, 6-9:30 p.m. For more information, visit or call 636-5076, x100.

Stars Silent Auction, Antler's Hilton, 4 S. Cascade Ave. Benefits the Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado Foundation. Thurs., Sept. 14, 3-10 p.m. For more information, visit or call 636-1056.

The Leechpit's 3rd Anniversary Barbeque, The Leechpit, 708 N. Weber St. Featuring music, food, drinks, giveaways and more. Sat., Sept. 16, noon to 7 p.m. Visit for more.

2nd Annual Robert's Race for Lung Cancer Research, Monument Valley Park. Offering a 5-K run or walk to raise funds and awareness for lung cancer. Sat., Sept. 16, 9 a.m. Call 303/913-1980 or visit for more.

Sweet 16 Sock Hop, Doubletree World Arena, 1775 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd. $40. Enjoy a dinner, silent auction and dance to the music of Flash Cadillac. Sat., Sept. 16, 6-10:30 p.m. Call 475-1422 for more or visit

The Rocky Mountain Concours d'Elegance Preview Gala and Benefit Dinner, Broadmoor Hotel, 1 Lake Ave. A fine antique and classic automobiles showcase benefiting the Sunny Vista Living Center. Sat., Sept. 16, 6 p.m.

USAF Global Volkssport XXVI, Farish Recreation Area, Woodland Park. Sat., Sept. 16, 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Turkey Creek Ranch Recreation Area, Rte. 115, Sept. 23, 8 a.m. to noon. Join Air Force members and families throughout the world during these 5k and 10k walks. Visit for more.

Bike with Pike Century Ride, from John Martin Reservoir to Historic Arkansas Riverwalk of Pueblo. Follow in the footsteps of Zebulon Pike on a 100-mile journey. Sat., Sept. 23, 6 a.m. Call 719/583-8631 or visit for more.

The Woman's Club of Colorado Springs Fashion Show and Luncheon, Bemis Hall, 920 N. Cascade Ave., $30-$40. Featuring fashions and food from Afghanistan. Wed., Sept. 27, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Call 590-1436 for more.

Mind Seizure Haunted House, Colorado Springs Flea Market grounds, 5225 E. Platte Ave. $13; $2 off with canned good donation to Care and Share. Running Sept. 29 through Oct. 31, Thurs.-Sun., 7 p.m. Call 527-3787 or visit for more.

Summer Extravaganza Fashion Show, Casino Night and Dancing, Sheraton Hotel, 2886 S. Circle Drive. $65. Benefits the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Hispanic Scholarship Foundation. Sat., Sept. 30, 4:30-10 p.m. For tickets and more information call 599-9300.

Venetucci Farm Pancake Breakfast & Festival, 5210 S. US Hwy. 85-87. $4-$6. Bring the whole family for pancakes, children's activities and hayrides. Sat., Sept. 30, 8-11 a.m. For more call 389-1251 or visit


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