Sports update 06-12-11

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Fun run for LAMS runners is Monday

The Los Alamos Middle School boys and girls cross country program will host a fun run for interested athletes Monday.
LAMS’ teams will have runs scheduled throughout the summer. Anyone interested in running LAMS cross country in the fall is invited to attend.
Monday’s run will start at the Pajarito Mountain parking lot. Run time is 6 p.m.
The teams also have a meeting scheduled for June 15 for students and parents.
For more information, contact Jesse Taylor at taylorjesse70@yahoo.com.

Football boosters host golf tourney

The Los Alamos Gridiron Booster Club will hold a golf tournament fundraiser Friday.
The fundraiser will be at Los Alamos Golf Course. Shotgun start time is 8 a.m.
The tournament is a four-person scramble. Individuals and teams may participate.
Price for entry is $100 per person. Entry fee includes range balls, cart, greens fees and lunch.
Entry deadline is Tuesday.
For more information or to register, visit www.topperfootball.com.

Hawaiian Night is Wednesday at Piñon Park Pool

Piñon Park Pool will host Hawaiian Night Wednesday.
The pool will be open to the general public until 10 p.m. Price for participation is $4 for non-pool members or $2 with any food purchase.
The event will feature an inflatable pool slide. Kenny’s BBQ will be in the pool’s between 5:30-9 p.m. and root beer floats will be sold inside the pool area.

Gymnastics class meets at Y

High Flyers Gymnastics is offering weekly summer courses at the YMCA gymnasium.
High Flyers classes will meet Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Classes are designed for boys and girls ages 3-14.
Instruction will be given on basic tumbling skills. Strength, flexibility and balance will be emphasized.
For more information, call 500-5699 or visit www.lahighflyers.com.

Soccer camp starts June 20

The Los Alamos Hillltopper boys soccer program will hold a soccer camp starting June 20.
The camp is for boys and girls ages 3-9 and will be at Rover Park.
Price for participation in the camp is $35. The camp runs through June 24.
Deadline for registration is Monday.
For  more information, visit www.laschools.net/athletics or call Marsha Parker at 672-1558.

Butterfly Run registration is open

The Pueblo of Pojoaque Wellness Center will host its 13th annual Butterfly Run June 19.
The Butterfly Run, which includes a 10K race, 5K race and 1-mile fitness walk, starts at 7 a.m.
Prizes will be given for the top three male and female finishers in each event.
For more information, call the PPWC at 455-9355 or visit www.pojoaquewellness.com.

Firecracker 5K set for July 4

The Family YMCA of Los Alamos is accepting registrations for its Firecracker 5K Fun Run.
The Firecracker 5K is scheduled for July 4. Race time is 8 a.m.
The race is for runners of all ages. Prizes will be awarded to the top male and female finishers as well as in other categories.
Walkers may also participate, but there will not be a separate walking division this year.
Price for participation is $20 for those registering in June and $30 for those registering in July.
For more information, call the YMCA at 662-3100.