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• 3rd Annual CASA 5K —

• 3rd Annual CASA 5K —


Need a new year’s goal? Want to support a great organization? Start getting ready for the 3rd annual CASA 5K, Saturday, June 22, at the Marion Courthouse. CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of the Arkansas Delta is a multi-county nonprofit that helps children in crisis, particularly those in the foster care system. Registration is $30 (includes a free t-shirt) Late registration is day of. Shirts are limited. Children under 8 are free! T-shirts are $12. To register online go to www.stearnsracetiming. com. For more information, find CASA Arkansas Delta on Facebook, or call Chloe Harrison or Carolyn Slaughter at (870) 702-5951. ***

Saturday, May 18 at Mid-America Park, registration at National Park College, 101 College Dr., Hot Springs in the Gerald Fisher Student Area from 6:30 to 7:45 a.m. Registration is available online at or you can call or pick up registration form at 501525-9380 or at Lupus Foundation of Arkansas, 3907 Central Ave., Suite L, Hot Springs, AR 71913, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Entry fee is $25 before May 16 and $30 after May 16. Questions, please call or e-mail us at . ***

• Memphis in May Triathlon and Sports Expo — The 37th Annual Memphis in May Triathlon will celebrate Memphis’ 200th anniversary on May 17-19 with events held at Edmund Orgill Park in Millington, Tenn. This year’s Amateur Challenge has a $5,000 prize purse to be paid to the top 15 male and female athletes who participate in both the sprint and Olympic triathlon events. The Challenge consists of the lowest total combined time. Produced by P.R. Event Management, proceeds will benefit Edmund Orgill Park improvements. Previous years’ proceeds have helped purchase a park bench and a wildlife-proof trash container for the park. Triathlon events kick off on Friday, May 18 from 3 to 7 p.m. with the Sports Expo, registration and packet pick up. The MIM Sprint Triathlon begins at 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 18. A sprint triathlon is a short-distance triathlon ideal for competitors who are new to the sport because it requires less training. It consists of a 1/3-mile swim, a 12-mile bike ride and 3-mile run. Post-race party for athletes is from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sports Expo and packet pickup for the Olympic Triathlon continues 9:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. The 37th Annual Memphis in May Olympic Triathlon begins at 7 a.m. on Sunday, May 19. The triathlon includes swimming .93miles (1.5 K) in Casper Lake, biking 24.8 miles (40K) around Edmund Orgill Park and a 6.2-mile (10K) run. Postrace party for athletes and Amateur Challenge awards is from 9:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. For information, visit pr-eventmanagement. net or contact Pam Routh at (901) 550-2114 or pamrunsraces@ ***

• 8th Street Mission for Jesus Christ’s Annual Golf Tournament – The 20th annual Mission Golf Tournament will be Monday, May 20, at Meadowbrook Country Club. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m., with tee time for a “shotgun start” at 1 p.m. Call Sandy Younger at (870) 945-0155 to sponsor a hole for $200, or to register a team for $240. ***

Registration has been extended for the first-ever J.W. Rich Kickball League. Stop by the Girls Club, 519 Shoppingway Blvd., in West Memphis Monday through Friday from 3 to 6 p.m., to sign up. Play is open to boys and girls and adults of all ages (there will be youth and adult leagues if enough participants sign up). For more information, visit the J.W. Rich Girls Club’s Facebook page. ***

• Basketball Tournament for Diabetes — The annual Bandits & Ballers Youth Basketball Tournament in Jonesboro is scheduled for June 1-2, with more than 100 teams expected, for teams of 4th through 11th graders. Entry fee is $200, with discounts for multiple teams. For more information, contact Travis Woodruff at (870) 897-6027 or Tyson Watkins at (501) 827-1016. ***

• Delta Gymnastics classes — Classes available for ages 2 and up on Thursdays at 5:15 p.m. For more information please contact Delta Gymnastics at (870) 735-5900. John Beaumont – jbeau., Sara Fenter – sfenter@fenterpt. com, or Jerry Fenter – ***

• Studio Gray Dance Clinic — Check out the Studio Gray Dance Clinic programs at the Boys & Girls Club of Crittenden County. Designed to help kids going into cheer, pom & hip-hop. For more information or to register, inquire via e-mail at info@mystudiogray. com, or call (901) 303-6221.

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