Sports Briefs 04-10-14

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Senior Olympics still accepting registrations

The deadline for registration for this year’s Los Alamos Senior Olympics has been extended.
The local Senior Olympic Games will begin Friday with basketball free throw and 3-point competitions, as well as Frisbee competition.
The local games run through May 10.
Any Los Alamos County resident age 50 or over is eligible to participate in the Games.
For more information on the local Senior Olympic Games, call 662-3526.

Slowpitch softball season gets going April 26

Registration is open for the upcoming slowpitch softball season.
The slowpitch league is for men’s and women’s teams. Games are played during the week at Overlook Park in White Rock.
The season starts April 26-27 with a tournament. The season runs through the end of July.
Price for participation is $575 per team. Registration fee and additional paperwork is due by April 18.
Additionally, a field work party is scheduled for Saturday at Overlook Park.
For more information, send email to losalamossoftball@yahoo.com.

Native American 5K championship set

The seventh annual Jim Thorpe National Championship 5K run is open for registration.
The 5K run will be June 28 starting at the Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute in Albuquerque. The race is run on a 2-loop course designed for faster times.
For more information on registration, email SportsWarriorsTC@aol.com or visit the club’s website, nativeamerican5Kchampionships.org.