Sports Briefs 05-05-13

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WRLL needs umpires for baseball, softball

White Rock Little League is seeking umpires for its 2013 baseball and softball seasons.
All baseball and softball umpiring positions from minors up are available. Training for interested umpires will be provided by the league.
Those interested my contact David Gartz at gartzd@gmail.com for more information.

Gold buying event is today at LAHS

Los Alamos High School’s athletic department is hosting a gold buying event today.
A certified and accredited gold buyer will be on hand between noon-4 p.m. that day to purchase unwanted gold, silver and platinum. A portion of the proceeds will go to benefit LAHS athletics and activities.
The gold purchase will be in the administration area of LAHS.
More information can be found by visiting golddoesgood.com.

Run the Caldera set for June 8-9

The Valles Caldera National Preserve is hosting its eighth annual Run the Caldera June 8-9.
A 10K and half-marathon are scheduled for June 8 at the VCNP and a marathon is set for June 9.
The entry deadline for the event is May 10. More information on the Run the Caldera can be found by calling 866-382-5537.
Volunteers are also being sought for the Run the Caldera. To volunteer, email eblumenthal@vallescaldera.gov.

Run will raise funds for Alzheimer’s research

A race to raise funds for Alzheimer’s disease research is scheduled for May 11.
The Jerry Bower Memorial Run will begin at 9 a.m. May 11 at the Betty Ehart Senior Center.
Price for participation is $25. T-shirts are available to participants.
Race registrations forms are available at several locations throughout Los Alamos County. The form may also be downloaded at atomicrunners.com.
More information is available by calling 672-1639.