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• 4Kay Run/Walk beginning at 8 a.m., Saturday, June 13, at The Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in downtown Knoxville. Proceeds benefit women's cancer research through the Kay Yow/WBCA Cancer Fund. Event is in memory of Yow, North Carolina State University Women's Basketball head coach and Women's Basketball Hall of Fame member (Class of 2000), who lost her battle with breast cancer Jan. 24, 2009. For more information, visit www,wbhof.com/kayyow.html

• Missy Kane, Covenant Health fitness expert, and Legacy Parks Foundation are hosting a series of summer hikes on local greenways. Staff from Covenant Health's new BodyWorks community exercise program will be on hand with advice and information for having a healthy and fit summer. Cost is $10/hike or $45 for series, with proceeds benefiting Legacy Parks Foundation to preserve green spaces in Knox County. For more info, call 865-541-4500.

• Urban Race Games Women's and Men's Race Nights are set. Women's Race Night begins at 6:30 p.m., June 12, at Volunteer Landing. Men's Race Night begins at 6:30 p.m., June 19, at Volunteer Landing. Urban Race Games is a strategy racing game where runners try to leverage their chances of winning by opting out of a race and passing to the next runner, or challenging a specific runner to a specific distance race to put that runner out of the competition. Live music and food also will be provided. Winner of overall competition will receive $500. There must be 50 registered runners to hold a race and there can be no more than 150. For more information, visit www.runningmangear.com or call Anthony Martin at 865-654-3978.

• Hope Resource Center will host its annual golf tournament Friday, June 12, at Avalon Landmark Golf Club at Avalon, off state Highway 70 at 1299 Oak Chase Blvd. in Lenoir City. It begins with a 7 a.m. breakfast and 7:30 a.m. shotgun start. Contact Tamara Ownby at tamara@hoperc.org or 865-544-7776 to reserve your team or for more info.

• The 2009 Knoxville Open Presented by Food City, part of PGA’s Nationwide Tour, is making its annual visit to Fox Den Country Club June 11-14. Festivities also include post-golf concerts in FDCC parking lot adjacent to course Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening, June 11-13, following play. For more information on tickets and clinic prices, plus other Open events, call director Matt Wright at 865-824-1308.

• CBFO Volleyball is now accepting registrations for fall season for boys and girls, rising third- thru 12th-graders. Registrations and schedules may be picked up at UPS store, 11130 Kingston Pike, Suite No. 1 or e-mail cbfovolleyball@charter.net to receive a form by e-mail. Deadline is Aug. 21 and spots filled first-come, first-served.

• The Fast 40 Dash will begin at 7 p.m., Thursday, June 11, on Interstate I-40 in the section that has been closed. Event will include a one-mile competitive race and one-mile Fun Walk. Registration for children 10 and under is free for the Fun Walk only. Late registration cost will be $20 for all ages competing in the one-mile race and $10 for ages 11 and up in the Fun Walk. All participants must register including children 10 and under. Registration forms can be found online at www.ktc.org. All participants must pick-up packets at Civic Auditorium and Coliseum garage between 5 and 6:30 p.m. on race day.

• Hardin Valley Academy Basketball Camp runs from 8 a.m. to noon, June 15-17, for ages 6-14. Cost is $50 per player. Make checks payable to Keith Galloway, 11345 Hardin Valley Road, Knoxville, TN 37932. Payment must be made to reserve spot. For more info, e-mail Galloway at gallowayk2@k12tn.net

• Knoxville Warriors Lacrosse boys middle school team is sponsoring a summer league starting in June. This is a game-only league that will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesdays thru Aug. 4, at the lacrosse field behind Farragut Middle School. Players must have full gear, one season of playing experience and a current U.S. Lacrosse Membership. Visit www.knoxvillelacrosse.com for more information or e-mail tswil@aol.com.

• Area girls in grades four through 12 can participate in any or all of several lacrosse clinics this fall. No prior lacrosse experience is required. All athletes welcome. More information can be found at team’s Web site: www.knoxlacrosse.com or call coach Kurt Sichelstiel at 865-539-0432.

• Knoxville Track Club is hosting its annual summer track and field program for local East Tennessee youth through June 27. Program is open to all girls and boys between the ages of 5 and 18. Practices held Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30 to 8 p.m., at more than 20 schools in Knox area. Program also offers consecutive Saturday track meets June 13, 20, and 27, at UT’s Tom Black Track. Register online, by mail, or on site at any practice location. For more info, call 865-406-4128, or www.ktcyouthathletics.org.

• U.S. Kids Golf Foundation upcoming Knox-area tourneys include Three Ridges Golf Course June 17. For more info, call Nicole Noe at 865-406-1661, e-mail: nicolenoe@bellsouth.net or visit www.uskidsgolf.com

• Angela Floyd School for the Dancer offers a free exercise program for ages 55 and up Fridays from 11 a.m. to noon. For more info: 865-675-9894.

• CBFO football sign-ups are underway for ages 7 to 14. For more info, call Brad Burkett at 865-936-1111.

• Town of Farragut accepting summer and fall sand volleyball league registrations at Mayor Bob Leonard Park, 301 Watt Road. Registration forms at Farragut Town Hall, 11408 Municipal Center Drive, or www.townof-farragut.org or call 865-966-7057.

 

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