Last Chance 50 endurance run is Saturday in Roseville

By: Staff reports
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The Last Chance 50 endurance event, featuring 30K, 50K and 50-mile races, is scheduled for 6:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 12. About 250 veteran and novice athletes are expected for the race that begins near Cavitt Junior High School and progresses along the American River Parkway.

The 50K and 50-mile races are part of the PAUSATF Ultra Grand Prix Series, and the 50-miler is a last-chance qualifier for the Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run.

For information, visit

Rugby club hosts clinic

The Sierra Foothills Rugby Club will hold a free how-to-play-rugby clinic from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday at LDS Park, 3211 Boulder Creek Place, in Penryn. Pre-registration isn’t required.

The club has boys and girls teams from ages 8 through high school varsity and a men’s over 19 division. For information and a registration packet, visit

Roseville PONY baseball holding signups

Roseville PONY Baseball will hold signups for the 2012 season from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 16 and 17, at Round Table Pizza, 8755 Sierra College Blvd.

Fees are $95 for the Shetland Division (5- and 6-year-olds), $115 for the Pinto (7-8), Mustang (9-10), Bronco (11-12) and Pony (13-14) divisions and $70 per sibling. Board members will attend the registration sessions to answer questions. Signups also can be done online at

PONY plays by Major League Baseball rules beginning with the Mustang Division, including leading off base, stealing and the dropped third strike.

Field sizes graduate by division, from 50-foot basepaths in Shetland and Pinto to 60 feet in Mustang, 70 feet in Bronco and 80 feet in Pony. The pitcher’s mound moves back from 44 feet in Mustang to 48 feet in Bronco and 54 feet in Pony.

An additional signup session is scheduled from 6-8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 12 and 13, at Round Table at 1020 Pleasant Grove/Roseville Parkway.
For information, contact Roseville PONY vice president Dino Rosetti at (916) 765-3072 or