Sports & Recreation
 

Salt River Triathletes

  By Richie Corrales
  Au-Authm Action News
 

The Salt River Tri-athletes have been training for the Ford Ironman Arizona Triathlon, which will take place on November 20. Over these last couple of years the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community formed the Salt River Tri-athletes, which started off with a few individuals and has grown into three groups of athletes who will each compete in one leg of the triathlon. The Ford Ironman Triathlon consists of a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride and 26.2-mile run.

 

Junior High Wrestling Program Helps Build a Solid Foundation

  By Jennifer Jimenez
  Au-Authm Action News
 

The junior high wrestling team at Salt River High School is working hard this preseason. For some wrestlers, learning the fundamentals has proved to be challenging, while others are returning athletes who are looking to improve this season. Head coach Simon Smith said his team is learning the sport and is making progress.

 

Salt River Junior Golf Program

  By Jennifer Jimenez
  Au-Authm Action News
 

Children ages 6-12 have been participating in the eight-week Junior Golf Program, organized by the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Recreation Department. The program meets at the Riverview Golf Course in Mesa.

 

3rd Annual SRPMIC Red Mountain ½ Marathon

  By Tasha Silverhorn
  Au-Authm Action News
 

On October 29, the Salt River Fitness Center and Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Wellpath Program sponsored the Third Annual SRPMIC Red Mountain Half Marathon. The 13.1-mile route leads runners through the Community, with Red Mountain as the background. This year’s race brought out a total of 146 runners.