Sports Briefs 06-09-13

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Splash N Dash returns this month

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 for each Splash N Dash is done about 30 minutes prior to the start at the aquatic center. There is no fee for participation but registration will be limited to the first 75 entrants.
More information can be obtained by calling Amy Regan at 672-3623 or by visiting the club’s website, triatomics.org.

Registration for soccer camp ends Monday

The Los Alamos High School boys soccer team is hosting the second session of summer soccer camp for boys and girls ages 3-9.
The session will run from June 17-21 at Rover Park in White Rock.
Registration for the session is due by Monday.
Price for participation is $35.
More information can be found by visiting laschools.net/athletics or calling Marsha Parker at 672-1558.

Water aerobics classes are Monday, Wednesday

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.

Jim Thorpe 5K run registration is open

Registration is open for the sixth annual Jim Thorpe Native American 5K National Championship.
The national championship run, which will be in Albuquerque June 29, includes citizen’s and competitive 5K races, as well as a 1-2 mile fitness walk and a 1K youth run.
Registration can be done online at active.com or by mail.
Those interested in participating can visit nativeamerican5Kchampionships.org for additional registration information.

Golf tourney to benefit YMCA

The Family YMCA of Los Alamos will host its fourth annual Strong Kids Golf Classic June 15.
The golf tournament, which will start at 1 p.m. at Los Alamos Golf Course, is a scramble. Proceeds will go to benefit the YMCA.
Price for participation is $80 per player. Entry fee includes a team golf cart, three mulligans and dinner and drink tickets. Prizes will be awarded for top finishers and several raffle and hole-in-one prizes will be available.
The registration deadline for the tournament is Friday.More information on the tournament can be obtained by calling the YMCA at 662-3100.

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.
Top male and female runners will win prizes. All entrants are eligible for door prizes.
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.