President's Day run this Saturday
PRESIDENTS DAY 5K
WhiteHawk Insurance Co. of Lincoln is sponsoring a 5-kilometer run to benefit John Adams Academy of Roseville. The event will take place 9 a.m. Saturday at Whitney High School for Presidents Day.
For details call Aubry Tenney (916) 768-7408 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
What: Advantage Basketball Camp
When: 9 am to 4 pm, Feb. 20-22
Where: Hardwood Palace
1091 Tinker Road, Rocklin
Who: Kids 7-18
Advantage Basketball Camps focus on ball handling skills and moves off the dribble, considered to be the most important aspects of the game.
Although mastering ball handing is key to the camp, proper shooting techniques and defense are also stressed.
The cost runs from $125 to $145.
What: 10th Annual Run Rocklin
When: April 7
Where: Johnson-Springview Park, Rocklin
What: Kids Fun Run/1 Mile
Adults 12K/5K Run-Walk
Contact: RunRocklin.com/e-mail email@example.com
The 10th annual Run Rocklin will be held April 7. This popular event helps raise funds for the Mark Redding Scholarship Foundation benefiting local schools.
Last year, 2,546 runners turned out raising $16,000 adding to the $64,000 raised over the past five years. Participation is limited to 3,000 runners/walkers, kids and adults, so early registration is encouraged.
“We had another tremendous turnout last year, so I’m urging runners to reserve a spot and register early to ensure that they will be part of Run Rocklin this year,” race director Larry Osborne said. “Run Rocklin is a fun, competitive community event that runners of all abilities are able to participate in and enjoy. We also encourage people to walk and be a part of our festive atmosphere.”
Preregistration for adults is $34 ($39 race day), $20 18-and-under ($25 race day).
There is a Kids Fun Run and 1 Mile run that are free.
Run sponsorship at various levels is also available. Sponsorship includes name on Run Rocklin T-shirts and other advertising outlets.
Awards for top finishers and ribbons for those who complete the race will be presented, as well as prizes for the three schools that turn out the most runners. Teams of six or more are welcomed but must register by March 15 to be eligible for special team T-shirt.
To register, visit RunRocklin.com or e-mail Osborne at firstname.lastname@example.org.