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Silver City has updated its annual Parks and Activity Directory, a booklet with information for all ages about all kinds of activity opportunities available in Silver City. Learn more!
Learn more about wildfire dangers and how to create defensible spaces around your home, business and property. Learn more!
Schedules for the Town of Silver City recycling and refuse pick-up vary on some national holidays. See if your pick-up is effected!
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Year Round Walking, Running and Bicycling Events
National Bike to Work Week
Bike-to-Work Day is an annual event held on the third Friday of May across the United States and Canada that promotes the bicycle as an option for commuting to work. In 2010 Bike-to-Work day will be on Friday May 21. Bike-to-Work Day was originated by the League of American Bicyclists in 1956 and is a part of Bike-to-Work Week, which is in turn part of National Bike Month.
Fort Bayard Wilderness Run / Walk
The Fort Bayard Wilderness Run is a challenging and scenic course in the foothills of the Gila Wilderness, taking place off-pavement, on trails and dirt roads in the Gila National Forest. The 8-mile Wilderness Run, as well as the 2-mile run and 5-K walk, start and finish at the historic parade grounds of Ft. Bayard. For more information please call 388-2325.
National Trails Day
The American Hiking Society?s signature trail awareness program, National Trails Day, inspires the public and trail enthusiasts nationwide to discover, learn about and celebrate trails while participating in community trail events. This year?s Celebration / Work Day will focus on the San Vicente Trail and the Gomez Peak Trail System. For more information please contact Terrence Ruane at 534-0665 or via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Boston Hill 1/2 Marathon
For more information please contact Jim McIntosh at Aldo Leopold High School (313-7367).
Signal Peak Challenge Mountain Bike Race
August 14 and 15
This mountain bicycling event contains both a down hill and a cross-country challenge. Food is an open pit BB-Q on Sat. Info at http://nmors.wordpress.com/ .
The Bike Works - Silver City Recreation Center
This community Bikeworks program, co-sponsored by both the Town of Silver City and Grant County is located on 10th St.. The program offers year round activities including the earn-a-bike program, regular bicycle rides, and the yellow bike program. The current schedule is W 3-7 open workshop, Th 3-7 open workshop, F 6-8 open workshop, Sa 10-12 community bike ride 12-4 open workshop, Su 5-8 open workshop. Hike & Bike has brochures. For more information please contact Dave Baker at 590-2166 (usually a message) or 388-1444
Walk and Roll to School Day
first Wednesday in October each year
Walk and Roll to School Day is an international event to celebrate walking and ?rolling? (through non-motorized transportation) to school and promote awareness of pedestrians, bicyclists and other non-motorized transportation users in our communities. Please contact your local school district for more information on local events.
All Souls 5K & 7-Mile Trail Run
October 30, 2010
This challenging trail run and walk offers runners a 5K on the San Vicente Trail &, if runners haven?t had enough, another 4 miles on Boston Hill. The run / walk is a celebration of two beloved town trails & the sport of distance running. Contact Jim McIntosh at Aldo Leopold High School (313-7367).
Fall 2010 ? TBA
This annual cross country run / walk is sponsored by WNMU?s Cross County Team. The event is traditionally held in the Spring, however this year?s race will be held in the Fall of 2010. Please contact Macario Campos at (w) 538-6237 (c) 313-4839 or by E-mail: email@example.com