: Registration for the annual Super Trooper Mud Run in Saxapahaw is full almost. Planners have opened 15 "charity registrations" available until Sept. 13 for a fee of $100. The Super Trooper Mud Run ( www.trooperchallenge.com
) is scheduled for Sept. 15. Proceeds will benefit the Eve Carson Scholarship. The Trooper Challenge Mud run is a 5k, mostly off road, course with military style obstacles and mud pits that will be both achievable for the novice and taxing for the elite. Participants must be age 13 and above. There is a Cap of 500 participants. The event will kick off at 8:45 a.m. with the junior Challenge and the main event steps off at 9 a.m. with a corralled wave start of 25-30 participants every few minutes to help avoid crowding at the obstacles. Cat Lax for girls:
The registration deadline for Cats Laxs second annual Lacrosse Fall Ball League and Clinic has been extended to Sept. 14. All the events will take place at East Chapel Hill High School on Sundays (Sept. 16, 23, 30 and Oct. 7 and 14. Rising 6th- through 12th-graders are encouraged to join in lacrosse instructions, drills and games taught by college players. Cats Lax drew over 70 participants last year with a wide range of skill levels from first-timers to high school varsity starters. The registration fee is $65 ($50 for a second registration from the same family), and the fee includes a lacrosse pinnie jersey. Walk-up registrations will be welcomed. Please contact email@example.com
for more details. Hilltopper Lacrosse
: The Carolina Hilltopper 2012 fall lacrosse season gets underway at the end of September with an open tryout for its U-13, U-15, and High School programs. Hilltoppers Lacrosse is dedicated to teaching lacrosse fundamentals and allowing players to develop to their full potential. The fall schedule will feature Sunday afternoon practices and two weekend tournaments. To learn more about these programs and to register, go to www.hilltopperlax.com
The local autumn cycling and multisport season gets rolling at 8 a.m. on Sept. 15 with the third annual Pedal for Peds Bike Ride ( pedalforpeds.kintera.org/
), starting and ending at McDougle Middle School. The $50 registration fees benefit UNC Pediatric Hematology Oncology.
The Tour dOrange bike tour on Sept. 22, staged by Tarwheels Cycling Club ( www.tarwheelsms.com
), will start from the Visitors Center on E. King Street in Hillsborough. The cost is $25, with options for 30, 60, and 100-mile courses. Rockin Run
: Southern Village will host the Super Cooper Rockin Run and Family Fun event from 2 to 6 p.m. on Sept. 15. The fee is $35, benefiting Super Coopers Little red Wagon Foundation. For more information, visit supercooper2012.eventbrite.com/
. Tar Heel Trot:
UNCs Kappa Kappa Gamma will present the Tar Heel Trot on Sept. 30, a 5K supporting Friends for an Earlier Breast Cancer Test and the Carolina Parents Fund. Check-in and race day registration will begin at 8 am at the Old Well. For further information, visit www.sportoften.com
. Fall at the YMCA:
The Chapel Hill / Carrboro YMCA has opened registration for several fall programs:
Youth Soccer opens next weekend, with Saturday practices and games to run from Sept. 15 through Nov. 3 at Homestead Park.
Homeschool Team Time a weekday morning program based on age-group team sports and games is offering registration for fall sessions.
Fall volleyball (October through December for fifth-through-eighth graders) and winter basketball (January through March) for 4-year-olds through eighth graders) are scheduled to begin registration Sept. 17.
All registrations can be processed online or in person at the YMCA at 980 Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. Chapel Hill Parks & Rec:
Sign-up for Chapel Hills fall Parks and Recreation programs begins at 8:30 a.m. Monday for residents of Chapel Hill and Orange County, and 8:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 24, for non-residents. Brochures listing the fall Parks and Recreation programs will be available at Parks and Recreation facilities and the Chapel Hill Town Hall.
There are three ways to register for Chapel Hill programs:
Online with WebTac at www.townofchapelhill.org
. (You need a MasterCard or Visa);
Printing a registration form and mail it along with a payment to Chapel Hill Parks & Rec / Administrative Office / 200 Plant Road / Chapel Hill, NC 27514;
Visit in person during office hours at the Chapel Hill Community Center, the Hargraves Community Center, or the Homestead Aquatic Center. Youth Basketball Coaching:
The Carrboro Recreation and Parks Department is currently accepting volunteer coachs applications for the 2012 - 2013 Youth Basketball Program. Coaches must exhibit the ability to organize practices and communicate effectively with players, parents, and Recreation Department staff. Openings exist in the 6-8, 9-10, 11-12, and 13-15 age groups. A coach must also exhibit the ability to teach proper playing skills and fundamentals, proper sportsmanship, and provide an enjoyable atmosphere at practices and games. To receive a volunteer coachs application contact the Recreation Department at 919-918-7376. Carrboro Sports
Registration is under way for the Carrboro Recreation and Parks Departments Youth Basketball Program, Soccer C.L.A.S.S. and volleyball instruction. Forms are accepted at the Carrboro Century Center and online through an existing account.
Youth Basketball is for ages 6-15 (as of Aug. 31). The fee is $58 for Orange County residents and $95 for others. Registration forms must be signed by a parent/guardian.
Carrboros soccer C.L.A.S.S. (Children Learning Athletic Sports Skills) is designed to introduce the fundamentals of soccer to kids 4- to 6-years old and their parents. Sessions are held 9-10 a.m. Saturdays from Sept. 8 to Oct. 13. It costs $47 per child. Space is limited.
Volleyball instruction for youth ages 10-13 is designed to teach and practice the fundamentals of bumping, setting, spiking and blocking. The fee is $47 per player. Classes are scheduled for 1-2:30 p.m. and 2:30-3:45 p.m. on Sundays from Sept. 9 through Oct. 14.
For more information, contact the Carrboro Rec Department at 919-918-7364.
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