Sports in Juneau

Posted: Monday, July 02, 2001

Tuesday, July 3

Douglas Fourth of July softball game -- Douglas Firemen vs. Juneau Firemen, 7 p.m. at Savikko Park Field No. 4. Groundbreaking for Treadwell Arena is 6:30 p.m. at Savikko Park Tennis/Basketball Court.

Wednesday, July 4

Southeast Road Runners club -- Douglas Two-Mile Fun Run: Meet at 1:30 p.m. at Douglas Bridge "Y" for 2:30 p.m. race start. Race finishes at Douglas Fire Station. No entry fee. Other Douglas Fourth of July events include a children's track meet at 2 p.m. at Savikko Park Field No. 2. Info on fun run: Karen Nanseth, 364-2909, or by e-mail at ANanseth@aol.com.

Saturday, July 7

Post 25 Midnight Suns American Legion baseball -- The Midnight Suns play an alumni team at 6 p.m. at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park.

Southeast Road Runners club -- Governor's Cup Race/Fun Run: Meet at 8:30 a.m. at the Dimond Court House at Fourth and Main for 9 a.m. race start. Course is five kilometers. Info: Heather Johnson-Smith or Caro Rosier-Polley, 789-2181, or by e-mail at rosier-polley@gci.net.

Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club -- Nick Frangos Memorial Group Ride and Race: Meet at 9:30 a.m. at the Douglas Bridge "Y" for 10 a.m. race start. Course is 24 miles to North Douglas and back. Info: Dave Ringle, 790-7249.

Juneau Sailing Club -- Rum Cup Challenge, Legs 3-4: Captains' meeting at 8 a.m. at Aurora Harbormaster's Office, race starts at 10 a.m. near Mayflower Island by Douglas Harbor. Leg Three heads to Admiralty Cove for overnight, come back on Sunday for Leg Four. Info: John Barnett, 364-2848.

Sunday, July 8

Post 25 Midnight Suns American Legion baseball -- The Midnight Suns play an alumni team at 3 p.m. at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park.

Southeast Road Runners club -- Mount Juneau Ridge Run: Meet at 7:30 a.m. at Perseverance Trailhead parking lot for 8 a.m. race start. This is an adventure run of about 15 miles up Perseverance Trail, up Mount Juneau to its peak (about 3,000 feet elevation gain), along the ridgeline and back down via Granite Creek and Perseverance Trail. Due to the race distance and trail hazards, participants must be adequately conditioned to participate and should be able to complete a half-marathon (13.1 miles) in under two hours. The run may be postponed due to weather conditions. Entry fee is $8. Info: Bob Marshall, 586-6200, or by e-mail at bobm@gci.net.

Sports in Juneau is a service provided by the Juneau Empire to provide information on upcoming sports and outdoors events in Juneau. It runs when space is available and event notices should arrive at least one week before they are scheduled to take place. To submit an item to Sports in Juneau, please fax the info to 1-907-586-3028 or e-mail it to sports@juneauempire.com.



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