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Sports in Juneau

Posted: Friday, July 07, 2000

Saturday, July 8

2000 Governor's Cup 5K Fun Run/Walk: Race starts 9 a.m. at corner of Fourth and Main (at the Court House Building) and finishes near the Hospice and Home Care offices near Bartlett Regional Hospital. Race is one way, so arrange for a ride at the finish line. Some sweats will be taken from the start to the finish line. Pre-registration $5 for adults, $1 for children age 13-younger, and $8 day of race. Tye-died shirts available for first 180 entrants. Info: Caro Rosier-Polley or Heather Johnson-Smith, 789-2181.

Historic Treadwell Mine Mountain Bike Race: Race starts 9 a.m. at Sandy Beach parking lot. Two to four laps of a 3-mile loop. Good course for younger riders. Info: Jim, 364-3231.

Juneau Rifle and Pistol Club .22-caliber rifle silhouette match: Registration 9-9:45 a.m., shooting starts at 10 a.m. at Hank Harmon Rifle Range, 6200 Montana Creek Road. Info: Steve, 789-1717.

Juneau Sailing Club's 2000 Rum Cup Challenge: Round two of a four-round series, and sailboats must complete at least four of the eight legs to qualify for the overall trophy. Race leaves Juneau for Admiralty Cove on Saturday and returns on Sunday. Skippers meet 8 a.m. at Juneau Harbormaster's Office at Aurora Harbor. Handicapping system used to equalize liveaboard sailboats with racing sloops. Info: Chris Burns, 586-2848.

Ongoing

Introduction to shotgun clinic for women: National Rifle Association-certified instructor Tammy Kramer will introduce women to the shotgun and firearms safety. Clinic costs $10 (lunch provided) and shotguns are provided. The clinic is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 15 at the Juneau Gun Club on Montana Creek Road. Space is limited. Info: Mona Yarnall, 789-0263.

Thunder Mountain Sports Camps: Soccer and baseball camps with local coaches, and high school and collegiate coaches from the lower 48. Four camps offered: ``Wee'' Soccer Camp, July 17-21 ($65); Regular Soccer Camp, July 31-Aug. 4 ($90); Advanced Soccer Camp, July 24-28 ($90); and Baseball Camp, July 24-28 ($70). Info: Juneau Parks and Recreation, 586-5226.

Youth soccer coaches needed: Knowledgeable soccer persons needed to coach youth outdoor soccer season. Commitment is four hours per week, with games on Saturdays and one practice per week. Season runs July 8 through Sept. 16. Info: Myiia Whistler, 586-5226.

Juneau Youth Football League seeking coaches: The JYFL is seeking both football and cheerleading coaches. Info: 463-1562.

Juneau Sports is a schedule of sports events and activities in and around Juneau. To include an event, call the Sports Desk at 586-3740 weekdays between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. (586-6766 on weekends). Information can also be faxed to 586-3028, or e-mailed to news1@alaska.net.



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