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• The Episcopal School of Knoxville will host its Second Annual ES “5” K Run and Fall Festival Saturday, Oct. 13. The 5K run and one-mile fun run will begin at 9 a.m. at the Cove Subdivision directly behind Pinnacle 18 Regal Cinemas in Turkey Creek. Registrations are now being accepted for the run, which costs $20 in advance. To register, pick up forms at either location of the Runner’s Market or New Balance athletic stores or at the school. Or, you can register online at www.active.com. Registration on race day begins at 7:45 a.m. at the starting point, and costs $25. Runners and walkers will receive a T-shirt and a limited supply of tickets to Fall Festival events. Prizes will be awarded to an overall winner, first-place male and first-place female. Jim and Tammy Longest are directing the 5-K Run. For more information, call the school at 865-777-9032 or visit the Web site at www.esknoxville.org.

• Impact Baseball 14-year-old team will have tryouts beginning at 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Impact facility, and beginning at 2 p.m., Sunday Sept. 16, at Halls Community Park. For additional information, call 865-382-7643.

• Body Recall, a physical fitness and education program of gentle exercise and movement developed to improve muscle tone, flexibility and strength, has a class meeting three days a week: from 2 to 3 p.m., Monday/Wednesday/Friday, for 10 weeks (30 sessions) starting Sept. 10 thru Nov. 12 at Faith Lutheran Church, 239 Jamestowne Blvd., Farragut. Class fee is $30 plus instruction book. A limited number of spaces are available, first come, first serve. Contact Judy Steenbock at 865-966-8024 or events@flctn.org.

• The 7th Annual Sacred Heart Cathedral School Fall Golf Classic will be held Thursday, Sept. 6, at Egwani Farms Golf Course. There are many ways to “chip in,” including volunteer opportunities, product donations, cart and hole sponsorships and playing in the event. This is an 18-hole, four person scramble. Entry fee is $125 per person and includes green and cart fees, breakfast, lunch, goodie bags, prizes, beverages, snacks and awards. Contact event chairs Rick Davis at 865-805-9343 or Anita Poore at 865-558-4153 for more information.

• Team East Tennessee is scouting for athletes for the 2008 U.S. Transplant Games, sponsored by Novartis and the National Kidney Foundation. An Olympic-style competition for recipients of life-saving transplants of all kinds, the Games will be held July 11-16, 2008 in Pittsburgh, Pa. Anyone who has had a successful organ transplant — including kidney, liver, heart, lung, pancreas, and bone marrow — for a year can qualify to become a member of the team. They can compete in sports, which include but not be limited to cycling, bowling, golf, racquetball, swimming, and track and field. To become involved call Danae Miley, team manager, at 865-688-5481 or e-mail danae@kidneyetn.org.

• Join Farragut Family YMCA Saturday, Sept. 29, at Mayor Bob Leonard Park off Watt Road for the Third Annual YMCA “Can You Dig It?” Volleyball Tournament. It is 6-on-6 coed play that requires two females on the court at all times. All participants must be 16 years old to participate. Space is limited to the first 16 teams that register. Teams may participate either in the recreation or competitive division. Teams that register prior to Sept. 17 contribute $150; otherwise it will be $200 per team. Register at the Farragut Family YMCA at 10709 Kingston Pike. For more information, call 865-777-9622.

• Tee it up for the 19th Annual Town of Farragut Golf Tournament, Friday, Oct. 2, at The Landmark at Avalon Golf Club, Lenoir City, two miles west of Farragut off Highway 70 West. Registration and lunch begin at 11:30 a.m., with shotgun start at 1:30 p.m. Registration cost is $65 per player, which includes green fees, golf cart, lunch and entry in prize drawings. Bring a foursome or pair, or be paired with others. Deadline to register and pay is Friday, Sept. 28. Businesses can donate items with company logo to be given as prizes. For more information, call Anne LaGrow at 865-966-7057.

 

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