The Week Ahead In Local Sports

Today, Sunday Oct. 7


• 4th Annual Hasty Half Marathon, 5K and 1-Mile registration time 9 a.m. at Sandy Beach (9:30 a.m. transport provided out to 10 a.m. half-marathon start on N. Douglas Highway). 5K and 1-mile runs to follow at 9:30 a.m. at Sandy Beach. Event is free. The Hasty Half, 5K and 1-Mile Walk will be run this year in honor of Savannah Cayce and donations will be raised for her memorial fund. Savannah Cayce, a 16-year-old high school swimmer from Juneau was killed in a tragic accident while enjoying a summer day on Auke Lake, this June. Race participants will meet at Sandy Beach at 9 a.m. to get runners checked in. Half Marathon runners will be shuttled to the race start at Outer Point at 9:30 a.m., and the half marathon will begin at 10 a.m. This is a fun run and is not officially timed, so runners should bring their own watches if they want to note their finish. Support stations will be set up at 3, 5, 7, 9 and 11-mile points and will have water, Gatorade and an assortment of Cliff Shot Blocks and Shot Gel. Runners may wish to carry their own preferred supplements. Volunteers are needed for support stations and food set up at the beach. A fire and snacks will be available after the events. For more information contact Sandee at or at 723-2360. Those unable to make the run but want to make a donation to the Savannah Cayce Memorial Fund, you may do so through Wells Fargo, account number 5689091584.

• Juneau Jumper Tryouts, 3-5 p.m., Glacier Valley Elementary School. The Juneau Jumpers invite interested youth, grades 3 and up, to attend three tryout sessions. During the first two (Sept. 23 and 30), skills and routines were taught. The last session (Oct. 7) will be the actual tryout session. All sessions are held in the Glacier Valley elementary School gym from 3-5 p.m. No cost. Contact Karen at 321-8987 for more information. Not only is jump rope fun, but the health benefits are tremendous and many famous athletes have a background that involves jumping rope.

• NRA High Power Rifle Match, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Hank Harmon Rifle Range. registration begins at 8:30 a.m., first shots at 9:30 a.m. This event has three separate divisions: NRA High Power Rifle, Sporting Rifle and F Class Rifle. Cost is $5-$25, first time competitors shoot for free. For details call 789-9025, 789-1717 or Come see some of Juneau’s best shooters.

Monday, Oct. 8

• Women’s Classic Basketball, 6:15 p.m., Juneau Parks & Recreation. WCB is for those who enjoy basketball and want to play for fun, on an organized team, but with women who are a little older or new to the game. Aggressive play is strongly discouraged in the women’s classic league. Registration forms are due by Oct. 26. For more information visit website or call 586-5226. $50.


• Junior Varsity High School Volleyball, 7 p.m. The Thunder Mountain High School junior varsity volley ball team is hosting the Juneau-Douglas junior varsity team in a show down at the nets at the TMHS gymnasium. Great chance to see what will develop into great matches over the coming years.

• Basketball Officials Meetings, every Tuesday (October 9, 16, 23, 30 and November 6) from 6-8 p.m., room C105 at Thunder Mountain High School. Interested referees for Ordway League encouraged to attend. Meetings continue until Nov. 6 For information contact Joel Osburn 209-7897 (eve.) or Dave Pusich 586-5226 (days). Sometimes the best way to see an athletic event is on the field or on the court. Come join the ranks of the most talented and unselfish rule callers in southeast.


• High School Swimming, 6 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School Falcons host Juneau-Douglas High School Crimson Bears at Dimond Park Aquatics Center. A great chance to see the two talented teams going head-to-head before the Region V championships at Ketchikan on October 26-27. Some of the top times in the state belong to the Falcons and Crimson Bears. The first of two days of swim action.

• Yoga For Those Experiencing Homelessness In Juneau, 3-4 p.m., at Rainforest Yoga. Instructors from Rainforest Yoga offer this free beginning yoga class for those experiencing homelessness in Juneau. Classes involve simple breathing exercises and stretching. Possible benefits of yoga include a coalmer mind, less anxiety, and decreased physical pain. The class is appropriate for all ages, and will support coping with stress and trauma. Classes are free and began on Sept. 28 and will be held every Friday. Please call 586-4159 for more information.


• High School Swimming, 3 p.m., TMHS Falcons host JDHS Crimson Bears at Dimond Park Aquatics Center.

• Cosmic Bowling, 8 p.m., Taku Lanes. Two hours of bowling with chances to win free games, music, black lights and more. $15.75. In at 586-1595. See if you have what it takes to pick up that 7-10 split, or notch the strike on the way to a perfect game. Or just have some bowling fun.

• Cycle Alaska Free Clinics, 1 p.m., every Saturday at Cycle Alaska. Last week’s was winterizing and communting. Oct. 13 - indoor trainers. Oct. 20 - safety checks. Oct. 27 - cleaning your bike. Inquire about possible winter rides as well or the best gear for the winter season.

• Sports In Juneau information must be submitted online at Submissions via email, phone, fax or other will no longer be accepted. Email for more information.


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