Sports Briefs: Tahoe Legends run this Saturday
Ryan Summerlin June 13, 2012
Track for Community and Kids is holding the Tahoe Legends 5 and 10 kilometer race that snakes through the rolling hills, forest, meadows and finishes on the track at the South Tahoe Community Youth Sports Complex.
Money raised for the event will benefit the track and field at the sports complex, which is located next to the middle school.
The event will be held Saturday, June 16, starting at Lake Tahoe Community College.
Registration opens at 7:15 a.m., with an 8 a.m. race start. It’s $30 to enter and $20 for those younger than 17. The registration fee includes race entry, T-shirt and raffle entry.
The team race is a 5K for a five-person co-ed team consisting of at least two female runners.
Team members run the course individually, then all five members will run an additional lap around the track to finish together for their official team time.
Final lap may include a fitness course, obstacles, and/or fitness stations.
For more information, call Brett Long at 530-541-0255.
Longest Day of Golf June 20
The South Lake Tahoe Moose Lodge No. 1632, with Sierra-at-Tahoe, Harrah’s and Harveys Casino and Resorts are sponsoring the 7th Annual Longest Day of Golf on June 20. Tahoe Paradise Golf Course has donated their course for the entire day, in which golfers will start at sunup and play as many holes as possible before sundown. Last year, golfers played 125 holes and raised more than $12,000 for the South Lake Tahoe Cancer League.
Golfers will take pledges on a per-hole basis or a flat dollar amount. Every dollar pledged goes to providing financial assistance to cancer patients in South Lake Tahoe and free transportation to cancer therapy centers in Carson City and Reno.
For more information or to make a pledge, call Rus at the Moose Lodge at 530-541-1632.
Alumni football game slated for August
Players interested in participating for South Tahoe High School in an upcoming alumni football game between Douglas High School and South Tahoe must attend a mandatory meeting Wednesday, June 13.
The meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Steamers in South Lake Tahoe.
The game is being put on by California based Gridiron Alumni, and will be a full-contact football game. If you have any questions or want to register for the game, please go to www.gridironalumni.com or call Chris Hall at 530-410-6396.
All-Comers meets starting
The Lake Tahoe Track Club is holding All-Comers meets again on Thursday evenings. The weekly track meets will begin at 5:45 p.m. and go until it is too dark to compete. All ages are welcome.
The cost is $5 to enter and compete, and is free for kids under 9 years old. The meet will be held at South Tahoe Community Youth Sports Complex, and will feature five field events and 17 track events. For more information, visit www.adsportstahoe.com.