Sports Briefs 06-12-13

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Splash N Dash returns later this month

The Splash N Dash series, which is hosted by Triatomics Multisport Club, will return June 26.
The series is designed for those interested in training for the Los Alamos Triathlon, which is scheduled for Aug. 17.
Participants can choose either a 400-yard swim and 5K run or 200-yard swim and 3K run. All Splash N Dash events start at the Larry R. Walkup Aquatic Center.
Registration for each Splash N Dash is done about 30 minutes prior to the start at the aquatic center. There is no fee for participation but registration will be limited to the first 75 entrants.
More information can be obtained by visiting the club’s website, triatomics.org.

Car wash will benefit Hilltopper football

The Los Alamos Hilltopper football team will host a car wash Saturday in both Los Alamos and White Rock.
In Los Alamos, the car wash will take place at Del Norte Credit Union. In White Rock, the car wash will be at Time Out Pizzeria.
Proceeds from the car wash will go to benefit the Hilltopper program for the purchase of equipment. The car wash is scheduled from 9 a.m.-noon and donations will be accepted.

High Mountain Mudfest slated for July 20

The Los Alamos County Recreation Division will host its ninth annual High Mountain Mudfest volleyball tournament July 20 on North Mesa.
The High Mountain Mudfest consists of adult co-ed teams playing volleyball in pits of mud.
Registration is underway. Participating teams must have between 6-12 players 18 years of age or older. All teams must have at least four women on the roster.
Price for participation is $130. Registration deadline is July 18.
More information can be obtained by calling 662-8173 or through email at lacrec@lacnm.us.

Piñon Park Pool hosting water aerobics class

A water aerobics course is being offered at Piñon Park Pool in White Rock.
The course is scheduled for Mondays and Wednesdays from 7:30-8:25 a.m.
Price for participation is $6.50 for pool members and $7 for non-members. More information can be obtained by calling 660-0246.

Firecracker 5K registration is open

Registration is open for the Family YMCA of Los Alamos’ Firecracker Fun Run.
The run is set for 8 a.m. July 4. The race begins at the YMCA’s facility at 1450 Iris Street.
Price for participation is $25, $15 for YMCA members and $10 for entrants age 13 and under.
More information is available at the YMCA’s website, laymca.org.