Sports Update 06-19-11

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Tour de Los Alamos registration starts at 6:30 a.m.

The Roadrunners Cycling Club will host the Tour de Los Alamos today.
The Tour de Los Alamos is a road cycling race for men, women and juniors. The race consists of several distance categories for cyclists of different abilities.
Price for participation is $45 on race day. All cyclists must have a USA Cycling license and an approved helmet.
Registrations will be accepted today between 6:30-7:30 a.m. near Ruby K’s.
For more information about the race, visit www.tourdelosalamos.org.

Butterfly Run is today

The Pueblo of Pojoaque Wellness Center will host its 13th annual Butterfly Run today.
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.

First Splash N Dash set for June 29

The first Splash N Dash of the season will take place June 29 starting at the Larry R. Walkup Aquatic Center.
The Splash N Dash, a free event, is open to the public and is geared toward those training for the Los Alamos Triathlon. Registration for the event is limited to 75 participants.
Interested participants may sign up at the aquatic center on the day of the event starting at 6:20 p.m. Participants may choose a 400-yard swim and 5K run or a 200-yard swim and 3K run.
For more information, visit www.triatomics.org/splashndash.

Firecracker 5K is 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.

Sullivan Field is closed for summer

Los Alamos Public Schools announced that Sullivan Field and the running track are closed for the summer.
The closure of Sullivan Field is for crews to install a new artificial playing surface.
Those with questions should call the LAHS athletic office at 663-2531.

Bumpers registration open at YMCA

The Family YMCA of Los Alamos is accepting registrations for its Bumpers youth volleyball program.
Registration is open through June 27.
Bumpers is an introductory volleyball class for boys and girls in grades K-2. Play is on 4- and 5-foot nets with soft balls.
Price for participation is $32 for YMCA members, $48 for nonmembers. Volunteer coaches are also being sought.
For more information, call the YMCA at 662-3100.