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RUNNING

Save by registering for Trifecta by Jan. 10

The Frankfort Trifecta Run/Walk Series is having a special early online registration period through Jan. 10. 

The registration fee for all three races will be $45 through midnight on that day.  Register by going to www.frankfortymca.org, by picking up a paper registration form from Pro.Active Therapy Clinic, 1004 Leawood Dr., or either Frankfort Y.

Registrations forms may also be downloaded from the Y’s website. 

Mailed registrations must be postmarked by Jan. 13 for the discounted price.

The Trifecta is a series of progressively longer distance run/walks. 

The first race, Good Shepherd School’s Run for the Gold 3K, will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday March 17; the second race, Pro.Active Therapy’s Pro.Active for Life 5K will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, May 17, and the final race, the YMCA’s Capital City Stampede 10K will be held on Saturday, June 15 at 8:00 a.m.

This year’s third race is a new distance and name and replaces the former Activate America 5 Mile Run. 

There will also be a 2-mile walking distance during the Capital City Stampede for individuals choosing not to run. The two miler will be timed, but not used in the Trifecta calculations.

For more information, contact any of the Race Directors:  Anne Taylor Renshaw (atcamp@dcr.net or 502-320-1074), Debbie Brown (ptmomdb@cwiweb.net or 502-320-9168) or Melissa Bondurant (Melissa.bondurant@frankfortymca.org or 502-227-9637, ext. 102).

BASKETBALL

Volunteers needed for tournament

Sport Ambassador volunteers are needed for Frankfort Convention Center’s 2013 events.

As an ambassador, volunteers will receive free admission to all sporting events and a shirt to be worn while volunteering.

The events include the Kentucky Touchstone Energy All “A” Classic Jan. 23-27 and the NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball National Championship March 13-19.

If interested, contact Karen at 564-5335 or karen.pearl@ky.gov by Jan. 7.

Elks Hoop Shoot is Jan. 6

Frankfort Elks No. 530 will hold its local Hoop Shoot contest on Sunday, Jan. 6 at Frankfort High’s F.D. Wilkinson gym on Ewing Street.  

The event is open to boys and girls 8-13. The 8-9 year olds will shoot at 1 p.m., 10-11 year olds at 2 p.m., and 12-13 at 3 p.m.

Participants will shoot as of their age on April 1, 2013.

Bring a copy of the shooter’s birth certificate; without it they may not be able to advance to the next level.

All first place winners will advance to the next level of competition. 

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