Sidelines April 17, 2014


Unit level Softball Program:
From May 5, to Aug. 7, free, unit-level intramural softball will be played at various fields. Games will be schedule for weekday evenings. Open exclusively to active- duty personnel assigned or attached to Fort Bragg. Online entry and program information is available at www.fortbraggmwr.com/sports/. Entry deadline is April 25.

For more information, call 396-1217. 


Learn-to-skate classes available:
All of learn-to-skate classes are taught by highly-skilled and qualified instructors in a safe and secure environment. The program is designed to teach skill development and is also geared towards excitement.

Levels are posted through the Ice Skating Institute. Skates are provided for group instruction at no cost and five, free passes for public sessions.

Cost is $85 per session. For more information, call 396-5127.


Womens Softball Program:
Open to military/ government ID card holders. Online registration and program information can be found online at http://www.fortbraggmwr.com/sports. Entry deadline is May 6, season begins May 13. Program involves regular season league play followed by a double elimination tournament. For more information, call 907-5417. 

 

LET’S RUN


This Month

Fort Bragg 5K walk/run:
Join us for the monthly Fort Bragg Family 5K on April 26, at 9 a.m., at Hedrick Stadium. Everyone is welcome to participate in this free, fun, non-competitive run/walk.


Run for the Troops 5k: 
A 5k run will take place May 17, at Methodist University. It is $25 per person for advanced registration.  To register visit www.active.com There is  an agility course for kids 10 and younger.

UPCOMING

All American Marathon and Mike to Mike Half Marathon:

The All-American Marathon and Mike-to-Mike Half Marathon is set for May 4. 

The event will start in downtown Fayetteville, at Festival Park.  Festival Park is a four acre concert/entertainment complex located in the heart of Fayetteville.  Racers will run up Ray Avenue to Hay Street where they will run through the heart of historic downtown Fayetteville past the Market House. The route will then take runners up past Veteran’s Parks, and the Airborne and Special Operations Museum which is the home to the historic Iron Mike Statue.  Runners will continue running up Morganton Road through the Historic Haymount District of Fayetteville, traveling rolling hills until reaching the All-American Freeway.  For half-marathoners, the race course will run about two miles on Fort Bragg via the All-American Freeway.  Half-marathoners will exit the All-American Freeway onto Normandy Drive and run to finish the race at the Main Post Parade Field with scenic views of Fort Bragg’s Iron Mike Statue.

After running on the All-American Freeway for about four miles, full marathon racers will enter the installation on Gruber Road.  The race course will then lead runners past the home of the 82nd Airborne Division and past Pope Field.  Marathoners will finish their course with scenic views of FORSCOM headquarters and past Fort Bragg’s Iron Mike statue finishing at the Main Post Parade Field. 

To register, log on to http://www.fortbraggmwr.com/allamericanmarathon/registration/. Cost for each event and information for those who wish to volunteer can also be found on the website.



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