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Posted: July 31, 2013 - 12:08am
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A Chicks' runner is safe at second against Mike's Custom Printing during the 2013 Rainball Invitational at Dimond Park last week.  KLAS STOLPE | JUNEAU EMPIRE
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A Chicks' runner is safe at second against Mike's Custom Printing during the 2013 Rainball Invitational at Dimond Park last week.

The July summer fun will continue into August as local sports athletes continue to push the boundaries of endurance and expectations.

August features our Gastineau Channel Little League Juniors All-Star softball team playing against some of the best teams in the west as they have taken the state championshp banner south to the Western Regional Tournament at Tucson, Arizona.

Runners have some of the top events to compete in this month. Contact John Bursell (jbursell@gci.net) or Tracy Rivera (tracyrivera0@gmail.com) if you want to run, bike or swim in the Auke Lake Sprint Triatholn. Contact Keith Levy (keithblevy@gmail.com) if you want to run 50K or a relay portion of that amount in the annual Nifty Fifty. Juneau Soccer Club will be battling at the state tournament in Anchorage, high school sports begin again, and the Tour Of Juneau cycling race will feature some of the areas top riders. See the following schedule for events in August.

Wednesday July31

AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL

Away, TBD, Juneau Post 25 vs. South Post 4 in elimination game of Alaska State Tournament at Anchorage. Winner advances to championship against Chugiak Post 33 on Thursday.

Thursday, August 1

LITTLE LEAGUE SOFTBALL

Away, 7:30 p.m., GCLL Juniors All-Stars vs. Nevada in opening round of Junior League Softball Western Regional Tournament at Tucson, Arizona.

Saturday, August 3

TRIATHLON

Home, 7 a.m., Sprint Triathlon at Auke Lake. 750 meter swim, 19K bike, 5K run. Contact John Bursell at 789-5997, jbursell@gci.net or Tracy Rivera at 463-1529, tracyrivera0@gmail.com.

Monday, August 5

HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY RUNNING

4 p.m., JDHS first practice of season, interested Crimson Bears runners/parents contact Tristan (723-1772) or Merry (500-8112) or JDHS Cross Country on Facebook. Runners will meet 4 p.m. M-F at the JDHS Auxiliary Gym and Saturday monrings at 9:30 a.m. (location TBA).

5 p.m., TMHS first practice of season, Interested Falcons runners/parents contact Scott (723-8138) or smay21@mac.com. TMHS practices start at front of school’s main entrance M-F 5-6:30 p.m. until school starts. Then 4-5 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 6-Sunday, Aug. 11

SOCCER

Home, Juneau Soccer Club at Alaska State Cup in Anchorage.

Saturday, August 10

RUNNING

Home, 9 a.m., Nifty 50. Start at end of Basin Road. 50K solo or 3-leg relay. $6 pre-register at www.ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=19042. Contact Keith Levy at 586-1427, keithblevy@gmail.com.

Tuesday, August 13

HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY RUNNING

Home, 6:30 p.m., Toilsome Twosome 5K at Sandy Beach shelters. Race is fundraiser for and hosted by JDHS/TMHS cross country teams. Teams of two run the same course in opposite directions, combined times win. Event is pay-as-you-can, open to all ages and abilities.

Friday, Aug. 16-Sun. Aug. 18

CYCLING

TOUR OF JUNEAU

Home, TBA, Tour Of Juneau cycling race, Friday is Prologue, Saturday Eaglecrest Hill Climb & Time Trial, Sunday Ferry Terminal to End of Road and back to Auke Rec.

Saturday, August 17

RUNNING

Home, 8 a.m., Prostate Cancer 5K Run (men only). Start at Riverbend Elementary School Covered Playground. Contact SEAR as RACE DIRECTOR NEEDED. Fundraiser for prevention of prostate cancer.

Home, 9 a.m., Beat the Odds (women only) 5K run or 2 Mile walk. Start at Riverbend Elementary School Covered Playground. Contact Ruth Johnson, 796-2273, admin@cancerconnectionak.org. Fundraiser for breast cancer awareness.

Saturday, August 24

RUNNING

Home, 9 a.m., Eaglecrest Road Race (Empire Cup). Start at 0.9 miles up Eaglecrest Road. Distances of 10, 5 and 1 Mile road/trail options. Contact Anne Johnson, 523-9336, annelj0206@gci.net.

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