The book on Sunday’s Run for Literacy: There’s a race for everyone |

The book on Sunday’s Run for Literacy: There’s a race for everyone

A mild spring in the Tahoe Basin should have runners in tip-top shape for the Run for Literacy on Sunday at Lake Tahoe Community College.

A free Kids Fun Run goes off at 8:30 a.m., followed by 5- and 10-kilometer runs at 9 a.m. Awards will be given to the top three runners in all categories.

Race-day registration is from 7:30-8:45 a.m. at the college. Entry fees are $22 for adults and $10 for runners 16 and under. The entry fee also includes a T-shirt, post-race raffle tickets and refreshments.

Proceeds benefit the Lake Tahoe Reading Council projects to promote reading in the community.

For more information, contact race directors Kathi Jensen (530) 544-4314 or Jim Rollins at (530) 542-8788.

DeCelle Memorial Lake Tahoe Relay deadline June 1

Runners have through Friday, June 1 to assemble their teams for the 37th annual DeCelle Memorial Lake Tahoe Relay on June 9.

Teams need seven runners to cover the 72-mile loop around the lake. Divisions include high school boys and girls divisions, open men and women, coed, corporate and age groups for 40-plus, 50-plus and 60-plus. The event begins at 7 a.m. and runners have until 8:30 p.m. to complete the relay.

For more information, contact Carter at (530) 877-9731 or check out the event’s Web site at

Home schoolers planning to participate in the June 7 South Shore Fourth-Fifth Grade Track Classic at South Tahoe Middle School must be registered by Friday, June 1.

The one-day event also includes elementary school students from the area’s seven schools.

To register or for more information, phone Davis at (530) 541-1873.

Parents who haven’t enrolled their children for the 2001 South Tahoe AYSO season have a final chance to do so Saturday at the city of South Lake Tahoe Recreation Center.

Sign-ups for boys and girls ages 5 to 19 are from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost is $55 per player. Families with more than one player receive a discount, with a second participant costing $50, a third $45 and additional players $40.

Eligible players must be at least 4 years old and not reached their 19th birthday by Aug. 1.

First-time players in the league must bring their birth certificate to registration.

South Tahoe Pop Warner Football League is looking for head and assistant coaches for the upcoming 2001 season.

Coaches and assistants are needed for all five divisions, including mighty mites, junior peewee, peewee, junior midgets and midgets.

For applications, phone co-presidents Theresa Shindelbower (530-544-2161) or Dave Jaurequi (530-541-4372). Interviews are scheduled for June 2, 10 and 13. Fill out an application as soon as possible.

Anyone selected to coach must attend a coaching training session June 23 in Reno. Practice begins Aug. 1.

Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around the Lake Tahoe Basin and beyond make the Tahoe Tribune's work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User


See more