Sports Briefs 06-19-13

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Splash N Dash returns June 26

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 is done about 30 minutes prior to the start at the aquatic center. There is no fee but registration will be limited to the first 75 entrants.
More information can be obtained by visiting the club’s website, triatomics.org.

LA football camp slated for July 8-11

The Hilltopper Youth Football Camp is scheduled for July 8-11 at Sullivan Field. Registration is currently underway.
The camp is for students entering grades 4-8. The camp will focus on basic offensive and defensive philosophies and proper techniques.
Price for participation is $55. Registrations can be made to Garett Williams, 994 Nambe Place, Los Alamos.

County to host mud volleyball tourney

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.
Price for participation is $130. Registration deadline is July 18. More information can be obtained by calling the county’s recreation office at 662-8173.

Piñon Park Pool offering water aerobics

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 about the course can be obtained by calling instructor Lori Edmonds-Boone at 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.