August 2017

Sports

College Sports
Bicycling
Golf
Horse Sports
Motor sports
Runs and Walks
Golf
Leagues and Classes
Motor sports
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El Paso Chihuahuas — The city’s AAA baseball team hosts home games at Southwest University Park on Santa Fe Street in Downtown El Paso. The 2017 season runs through Aug. 31. Game time is 7:05 p.m., unless otherwise listed. Tickets: $5-$24. Information: 533-BASE or EPChihuahuas.com.
  Regular promotions include Military Mondays, T-Shirt Tuesdays, Seniors Eat Free Wednesdays, Thrifty Thursdays, Fetch the Fun and Flat Screen TV Fridays, Fireworks Spectacular Saturdays and Kids Day Sundays.
 This season, in addition to Seniors Eat Free, Wednesday games will also feature throwback El Paso Diablos uniforms circa 1987.
Aug. 11-14: Las Vegas 51s. Aug. 13 is 6:05 p.m. A Tribute to “As Seen On TV” products is Friday; Way Out West Fest Night Saturday; Bark at the Park bring-your-dog night is Sunday, and also Replica Jersey for age 12 younger; Player Autograph Day Monday with Core-Four Bobblehead (Hunter Renfroe).
Aug. 15-18: Albuquerque Isotopes. Spirit Night is Tuesday; A League of Their Own Night is Thursday.
Aug. 24-27: Sacramento River Cats. Aug. 24 is 6:35 p.m. and Aug. 27 is 6:05 p.m. Lucha Libre Night is Thursday; Game Show Night is Friday; Health Expo and Get Fit Competition Saturday; Kids Day Sunday with kids gloves for age 12 and younger.
Aug. 28-31: Fresno Grizzlies. Game time is 6:35 p.m. nightly. Jalopy Car Giveaway Monday; Fan Choice Night Tuesday; Team Card Set Wednesday and Fan Appreciation Night Thursday.

Back 2 School Battle at the Ballroom — Terry Green Boxing Academy hosts the back to school event at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, at Titanic Ballroom and Conference Center, 4430 Titanic. Entry fee: $10. Information: 494-5572 or tgboxing@icloud.com.
  This pro-style amateur show lets amateur boxers choose their own ring walk music. All boxers 16 years old and younger that compete receive a backpack stuffed with school supplies. Sponsorship opportunities available.
  Proceeds support Terry Green Boxing Academy, Inc. amateur boxing program for  (equipment, tournament registration, travel, etc.). Weigh in is 8 to 10 a.m. at the academy, 4493 Titanic.

Sun City Regional Classic — National qualifier body building, figure, physique and bikini championships are Saturday, Aug. 12, at UTEP’s Magoffin Auditorium. Prejudging begins at 9:30 a.m.; finals at 6 p.m. Entry fee per event is $85  by Aug. 5 ($50 late fee).
  Audience tickets: $20 for prelims; $30 and $40 for finals in advance; ticket prices increase by $5 day of event. Military discounts available. Ticket information: (575) 649-6789, hfprodonline.com or on Facebook at H & F Productions.

El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame — The 30th annual Induction and Awards Banquet at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 13, at Wyndham El Paso Airport, 2027 Airway. Inductees are Jesse Munoz, John Cazares, Luis Gonzalez, Lonnie Dugger and Rene Quinones. Six El Paso teams who went to Texas High School Final 4 State Championship Tournaments (1949 Bowie, 1965 Austin, 1983 Burges, 1992 Coronado, 2000 Riverside, 2009 Socorro) will also be honored. Ticket information: 494-7710 or elpasobaseballhalloffame.org.

Sun City Roller Girls — The Roller Girls’ next bout is a doubleheader at 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 20, El Paso County Coliseum’s Judging Arena, 4100 E. Paisano, featuring a double header with Chuco Town Chulas vs. Las Diablas and Las Catrinas vs. SeXecutioners. Tickets: $7 in advance; $10 at the door ($7 with valid military ID; free for ages 12 and younger); available in advance at the Pershing Inn, All That Music, Blue Panda Tattoo, Uptown Cheapskate or any Roller Girl. Information: suncityrollergirls.com.
  Playoffs are Sunday, Sept. 24, with championships on Sunday, Oct. 15.

LiveFit EP Fitness Festival — The 3rd annual event is Saturday, Sept. 2, at El Paso Convention Center, incorporating various fitness competitions, including karate, jiu jitsu, Crossfit, bodybuilding and a 3-on-3 basketball tournament, along with about 50 booths.   Information: 306-3383 or livefitep.com.
• 2017 USA Powerlifting El Paso Iron The meet will have both raw and equipped divisions. Competitors will be further broken down by age division and weight class. Entry form is available at texasstrengthsystems.com/meets. Open is open to all USA Powerlifting members; Membership purchased at usapowerlifting.com.
•  NPC El Paso, Supplement Xpress Bodybuilding Championships will showcase over 200 of the region’s top NPC Bikini, Figure, Physique and Bodybuilding athletes. Information: npcelpaso.com.
• Desert Jiujitsu Championships are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. with matches for kids, teens and adults. Registration: $40-$60. Information: Desertjiujitsuchampionships.com.

Also

Luchas Frontera — Lucha Libre wrestling sets are 8 p.m. Fridays, July 28, Aug. 4 and Aug. 11, at El Paso County Coliseum Pavilion. Tickets: $5 and $10 (Ticketmaster).

New Era Wrestling — The Lucha Libre shows are 7 p.m. Fridays at 10400 Dyer. Tickets; $7-$8. Information: 356-5113, elpaso.new@gmail.com or on Facebook at NewEraEP.

‘Mudd For Matches’ — Big Brothers Big Sisters Mountain Region hosts its 8th annual mud volleyball fundraiser 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, at Grapevine Event Plaza and Picacho Peak Brewery, 3900 W. Picacho, in Las Cruces. Up to 80 teams of 8 to 12 participants compete in pool play in the morning, guaranteed at least three matches, and teams advance to championship games in the mid afternoon. Team registration: $450 (deadline is Aug. 11); spectator admission is free. Information: (575) 449-4748. Forms online at lcmudd.org.
  All proceeds from the event benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters Mountain Region – Dona Ana/Grant County office.

Ruidoso Downs Horse Racing — The track and casino is off U.S. 70 in Ruidoso Downs, N.M. The live racing season runs through Labor Day weekend with the running of the $3 million All American Futurity Sept. 4. Regular post time is 1 p.m. Fridays through Sundays; times vary on Trial Race days. Call or check website for other dates and times. General admission and parking are free, except for select weekends. Grandstand seating: $15 (counter seat); $50-$60 tables; $45-$100 boxes. Turf club reservations are $20; valet parking is $7. Information: (575) 378-4431 or raceruidoso.com.

College Sports


UTEP Volleyball
— The team’s opening home match is against Texas Tech beginning at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 30, at Memorial Gym. Ticket information: 747-6150 or utepathletics.com.
  The Glory Road Invitational is Sept. 1-2, with games at 7:30 p.m. Friday; at 1 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Invited teams are New Mexico, Youngstown State and North Dakota.

NMSU Volleyball — The NM State Springhill Suites Invitational is Aug. 31-Sept. 2 at the NMSU Pan Am Center. Invited teams are North Dakota, UCLA and UNLV. Games begin at 7 p.m. Ticket information: (575) 646-1420 or nmstatesports.com.

UTEP Football — The Miners’ first home game is 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, against Rice at Sun Bowl Stadium. Season tickets are $55 (general admission) $110-$340 reserved. Captain’s club season tickets are $1,300. Family pack (two youth age 3-12, two adult): $190. Individual tickets on sale Aug. 26. Information: 544-5234 or utepathletics.com.
  The Miners open the season traveling to Norman, Okla. to play the OU Sooners at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2.

Bicycling


Beginner/Intermediate Group (B.I.G.) -
The El Paso Bicycle Club's special training program for beginning and intermediate riders is offered Tuesdays, through Aug. 9. Information: meetup.com/ElPasoBicyleClub.
  Sessions  at 6 p.m. at River Run Plaza. (1071 Country Club Road).  A 15-minute lesson will be followed by 12-15 miles ride.
  The weekly sessions cover the basics of road cycling, how to ride in a group and how to develop speed and stamina. Special weekend rides will help riders work their way up to riding a full metric century (62 miles).
  Helmets are required.  No ear buds.  Bring water bottles. Anyone younger than 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Please arrive 15 minutes early to get ready for ride.

Tour de Holloman — The 49-mile cycling event is 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at Domenici Fitness Center, 1051 Connecticut, Bldg. 588 on Holloman Air Force Base near Alamogordo, N.M. Cost: $30 individuals; $45 teams of two; $70 teams of four. Information: (575) 572-2529. Registration at active.com.

Tour de Tolerance — The 12th annual “Riding to Remember” bicycling and running event, benefiting the El Paso Holocaust Museum and Study Center, is Sunday, Aug. 20, at Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino, 1200 Futurity Drive in Sunland Park, with 100K at 7 a.m. and 50K ride at 8:45 a.m. and 5K run/walk at 7:45 a.m. Information: 351-0048, ext. 24 or elpasoholocaustmuseum.org.
  Registration (through Aug. 12): $35 50K and 100K bike rides; $25 run/walk. Student run/walk registration: $15. Discount through Aug. 13 for military, museum members and groups of 15 or more.
  Registration Aug. 13-19: $40 for rides; $30 for run/walk; $20 run/walk students. No race day registration.
  Packet pick up is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at El Paso Holocaust Museum and Study Center, 715 N. Oregon.

Signal Peak Challenge — The mountain biking event, “Lord of the Chain Rings,” is 9 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 3, in Silver City, N.M. Simple lunch follows for all racers. Registration (by Sept. 1): $60 ($30 under 18). Information: (575) 654-3966 or signalpeakchallenge.com.

El Paso Bicycle Club — All rides are free and open to the public; helmets required. Information: elpasobicycleclub.com. Ride schedule at meetup.com/ElPasobicycleClub. Repeat riders are encouraged to become a member of the club; dues are $18 a year or $25 per family ($30/$40 for two years). Join at elpasobicycleclub.com.
  Wednesday night rides, a tradition for over 25 years, are leaderless rides of 16-22 miles for cyclists of various abilities, beginning 5:45-6 p.m. from Rio Plaza, 6205 Upper Valley Rd (at Artcraft). Park on dirt shoulder across from shopping center.
  Alternate starting point is River Run Plaza, 1071 Country Club, leaving about 15 minutes earlier to meet up with riders at Rio Plaza.  Optional dinner afterward at Hello Pizza, 1071 Country Club Rd.

EP Cyclists — The bicycle group offers rides for all levels. Weekend rides offer options of various paces and distances. Starting times and locations are posted at facebook.com/epcyclist. For more information: Manny Valadez, 861-2311 or epcyclists.com.

Ride Your Bicycle El Paso — Chuck's Bicycle Repair, 3029 Montana, hosts a variety of rides free of charge.  Information: 791-2006, zlauser@yahoo.com or Facebook. Helmets required for all rides.

Golf


Guys and Dolls Golf Tournament — The  mixed couples golf tournament is Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 26-27 at Cree Meadows Country Club in Ruidoso, N.M. Saturday is a scramble format, and Sunday is “Las Vegas” scramble. Cost: $200 per player; $400 per team (by Aug 22). Information: (575) 257-1032.
  Team shootout is 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 25. Cost: $50 per team.

Horse Sports


Ruidoso Downs Horse Racing — The track and casino is off U.S. 70 in Ruidoso Downs, N.M. The live racing season runs through Labor Day weekend with the running of the $3 million All American Futurity Sept. 4. Regular post time is 1 p.m. Fridays through Sundays; times vary on Trial Race days. Call or check website for other dates and times. General admission and parking are free, except for select weekends. Grandstand seating: $15 (counter seat); $50-$60 tables; $45-$100 boxes. Turf club reservations are $20; valet parking is $7. Information: (575) 378-4431 or raceruidoso.com.
  The track is also home to the Racehorse Hall of Fame, a collection of racing memorabilia and race history located near the All American Turf Club. Admission is free.
May 26-28: Ruidoso Futurity trials and opening weekend
June 2: Mountain Top Futurity Trials
June 3: First Lady Handicap
June 9: Mountain Top Futurity Trials
June 10: Ruidoso Derby Final
June 11: Ruidoso Futurity Final
June 17: Ruidoso Adequan Derby Challenge Trials; and Mountain Top NM Bred QH Futurity Final
June 24: Mountain Top NM Bred TB Futurity Final
July 1: Ruidoso Adequan Derby Challenge Final and Higheasterjet Handicap

Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino — 1200 Futurity Drive, Sunland Park. General admission and parking are free. Simulcast racing begins at 10 a.m. everyday. Information: (575) 874-5200 or sunland-park.com.


Recreational Sports


Tykes ‘n Spikes Flag Football
— City of Las Cruces Parks and Recreation registration for the 2017 co-rec league is 9 a.m. to noon July 29-Aug. 12, at the Parks and Recreation Office in Las Cruces, 1501 E. Hadley. League play begins Sept. 11. The league is offered to Pre-K through 4th grade levels, as of the 2017/18 school year. Fee: $45 per player, includes jersey; due at registration. Returning team players who already have jersey; $35. Space is limited; early sign up recommended. Volunteer coaches also needed. Information: (575) 541-2563 or Athletics@las-cruces.org.
  Sign up for the 2017 Tikes in Spikes Football Cheerleading program is 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 29, at the Parks & Recreation Administration Office. Cost: $45 per individual (includes a cheer jersey).

American Heart Association Fit-A-Thon — The event “promoting a healthy heart” is 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 2, at at Vista College El Paso, 6101 Montana, with guest Zumba fitness instructors, Alonzo Chavez and Jacob Michael Ruiz, along with R.I.P.P.E.D demonstrations by
Master Trainer Mellissa Bradley and Instructor Joshua Bradley. Cost: $5 ($3 Vista College students). Information:vistacollege.edu.

Archery classes for beginners — The Archers of El Paso Club hosts two-hour supervised shooting classes 9 to 11 a.m. every Saturday at the Archers of El Paso Range, in Northeast El Paso off Martin Luther King at Stan Roberts. Bows and arrows provided for the seminar. Youth and adults age 7 and older welcome; parents must be present for kids age 16 and younger. Reservations required; limited number of spaces available each month. Cost: $20. Information, reservations: Ricardo Urias, 487-8199 or r.uri2000@yahoo.com.mx (specify name, phone number, age, right or left handed).

Wednesday Night Trap Shooting League — El Paso Skeet and Trap Club, 9817 Alameda El Paso host a weekly trap shooting league at 5 p.m. Wednesdays. Non-members are welcome to participate. Cost: $12. Information: 494-6665 or elpasoskeetandtrapclub.com
  The club is celebrating its 70th year anniversary.

Motor Sports


El Paso Motorplex
— The drag strip is at 16400 Gateway West, (east of El Paso at I-10 off Clint exit #42). Spectator admission: $5. Car entry: $20. Information: elpasomotorplex.com.

Southern New Mexico Speedway — 11 miles west of Las Cruces exit 132, off I-10. Take south frontage road to Southern New Mexico Fairgrounds. Gates open at 5 p.m.; racing at 7:45 p.m. General admission: $12; free for age 10 and younger; $30 family pack; $35 pit passes. Information: (575) 524-7913, snmspeedway.com or on Facebook.
  Regular weekly racing season runs Saturdays, through Sept. 23. Gates open at 5 p.m.; racing at 7:45 p.m.
• Summer Sizzle is Friday and Saturday, July 28-29. Admission: $15; free for age 10 and under; family pack $35; pit pass $35.
• USAC vs. NMMRA Non-Wing Labor Day Fling is Saturday through Sunday, Sept. 2-3. Admission: $15; free for age 10 and under; family pack $35; pit pass $35.

Running events


Ruidoso Grindstone Trail Runs — Ski Run Road Challenge hosts the 4-mile, 8.5-mile and half-marathon runs on the multiple use trail system at Grindstone Lake, 2 miles from Downtown Ruidoso at 7:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday, July 29, starting and finishing at Wingfield Park’s Grindstone Lake Trails. USA Track and Field sanctioned and American Trail Running Association approved event. Proceeds benefit the Ruidoso Trails Coalition and Ski Apache Adaptive Sports Program and Ecoservants.
  Entry fees: 4-mile is $15 by June 28, $25 by July 26 and $40 on race day. 8.5-mile is $25 by June 28, $30 by July 12, $35 by July 26 and $50 on race day. Half-marathon is $35 by June 28, $45 by July 12, $50 by July 26 and $60 on race day.  Information: Words0250@gmail.como or (575) 937-7106. Registration at raceadventuresunlimited.com.
  Carry your own water container; there will be one refill station on the 8.5-mile and half-marathon routes.

Socorro (NM) Chile Harvest Triathlon — The USAT-sanctioned 400M swim/20K bike/5K run begins at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 5, at the Socorro (N.M.) City Pool. Packet pickup is 5 to 8 p.m. Friday and 5:30 a.m. on race day at the race site. Registration is $75 ($45 age 23 and younger); $120 for relay ($85 junior teams). Additional $15 for non USAT members. Registration deadline is noon Aug. 2. No race day registration available. Information: (575) 835-8927 or chileharvesttri.com.
   Youth Race for ages 7-16 is 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4, course length varies with age groups. Cost: $30 ($15 Socorro County youth) through Aug. 3; $30 ($15 Socorro county youth).

Race for the Future — The 5K run and 1-mile walk benefiting Community Partners of El Paso, Inc. and IREM El Paso, is 7:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 6, at Western Playland, 1249 Futurity in Sunland Park. Part of the More Than a Marathon series. Registration: $25 by Aug. 4 ($5 discount per runner for teams of 10 or more); $30 Aug. 6-7. Information: Chris Rowley, 478-5663; registration at raceadventuresunlimited.com.
  Packet pick up is 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5, at Up and Running 3233 N. Mesa, and 6:30 to 7:15 a.m. on race day at the start line.

FHT Explorers Law Enforcement Memorial Run — The 5K run and 1 mile walk benefitting Fort Hancock Explorer Post 881 is 7:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 6, at Album (Eastwood) Park, 3001 Parkwood. Registration and packet pickup is 6:30 to 7:15 a.m. Part of the More Than A Marathon Series. Registration: $20 per event ($10 Explorers, Ventures, ROTC); $18 per person for teams of 7 or more (by July 1); $25 on race day for all participants. Explorers, Ventures and ROTC. Information: raceadventuresunlimited.com.
  Packet pick up is noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5, at Up and Running East, 1475 George Dieter, Suite O, and 6:30 to 7:15 a.m. on race day at the start line.

Cobblestone Wacky Triathlon — The “triathlon for the non-athletic” is 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, at Elephant Butte Lake State Park, with a five Wacky Task Obstacle Course at 8:30 a.m.; anything that Safely Floats race at 11 a.m.; and a 5-Lap Backwards marathon in Truth or Consequences at 5 p.m. Awards Ceremony at 7 p.m. Divisions for individual (age 15 or older), duo, and family (with one person under 16 and one 17 and older). Entry fee: $65 individual; $120 duo and $110 family. Entrants receive a t-shirt, meal voucher and goodie bag. Park registration fee applies. Registration: (575) 740-1685.

HomeRun for the Homeless — Edward’s Homes/ERA Sellers, Buyers and Associates host the 4th annual 5K and Kids Dash benefiting El Paso’s Opportunity Center for the Homeless at 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, at the Clock Tower at Southwest University Park on Durango Street, rain or shine. Part of the More Than A Marathon series. Cost: $30 per event ($2 team discount per person for teams of 10 or more by July 17); $15 Kids Dash. No race day registration for 5K. Registration at raceadventuresunlimted.com.
  Packet pick up is 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Aug. 10-11, at Up and Running, 3233 N. Mesa, Suite 205, and 7 to 7:45 a.m. on race day at the start line.

Forrest Leamon Memorial Run
— The 10K and 5K run, 1-mile walk and kids fun run benefiting the Survivors Benefit Fund of the DEA are 7:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 13, at Braden Aboud Memorial Park, 4325 Riverbend. Registration: $25 through Aug. 11 ($15 kids fun run, age 10 and younger); $30 Aug. 12 ($20 kids run). No race day registration. Information: Chris Rowley, 478-5663.
Registration: raceadventuresunlimited.com.
  Packet pick up is noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, at up and Running 3233 N. Mesa, and 6 to 7:15 a.m. on race day at the start line.

Children’s Grief Center Memory Walk - The 5K run, 5k fun run/walk and 1-mile family fun walk is 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at Album Park, 3001 Parkwood. First 300 registrants receive t-shirts; refreshments at finish line. Part of the More Than A Marathon series. Information: 532-6004 or raceadventuresunlimted.com.

St. Raphael’s 5K — The 3rd annual  5K run and 1-mile walk is 7:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 20, at  Album Park, 10259 Album, for all ages. Post race refreshments for participants. Part of the 2018 More than a Marathon series. Registration $20 by Aug. 15; $25 on race day. Registration: raceadventuresunlimited.com.
  Packet pickup is 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at St. Raphael’s Rectory, 2301 Zanzibar.

Trails & Rails Run — The 8-mile run, 5K and 1 mile kids dash is Saturday, Aug. 26, at the Trestle Recreation Area (near intersection of HWY 84 and 130), near Cloudcroft, N.M. The 8 mile run begins at 8:30 a.m. with 5K at 8:40 a.m. and kids dash at 8 a.m. Registration: $30 ($10 kids dash). Night before or race day registration is $35. Proceeds benefit Cloudcroft students. Information: Cindy Preslar (575) 430-7634; Amy Collins, (575) 202-2343 or on Facebook at “Cloudcroft Runners.”
Registration at raceadventuresunlimited.com.
  Packet pick up is 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 25, and 7 to 7:45 a.m. on race day at the Trestle Recreation area. 
  The 8-mile course is all on trail and old railroad bed. There will be two aid stations along the way with fruit and water. The Kid’s Dash will be a series of laps around the paved parking area of the Trestle Recreation area.

‘Irish Run’ — Cathedral High School’s 5K competitive run and 1-mile fun run and walk begins at 8 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 27, at Cathedral High School, 1309 N. Stanton. Cost: $20 per event ($15 military, students and seniors, with ID at packet pickup). Race day registration is $25. Information: Tricia Brittain, 433-4818. Register at raceadventuresunlimited.com.
  Pre-race registration and packet pickup is 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 25, at Cathedral High School. Race day registration is 7 to 7:45 a.m. Sunday at race site.

Danny Ray Sanchez Memorial Run — The 5th annual 5K run and 1-mile fun walk benefiting the Danny Ray Sanchez Memorial Fund is 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 2, at Montwood High School, 12000 Montwood. Part of the “More Than A Marathon” series. Registration: $20; $15 per person for teams of 10 or more. Registration: raceadventuresunlimited.com.
  Packet pick up is noon to 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1, at Up and Running, 1475 George Dieter, and 7 to 7:45 a.m. at the start line on race day.

Eagle in the Sun Triathlon — El Paso’s only USA Triathlon-sanctioned multi-sport race, with a 400m swim, 12 mile bike ride, and 5K run, is 7 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 3, at SISD Aquatic Center and Student Activity Complex, 1257 Southview Court. Participants may race as an individual or as part of a relay team. Information: 229-5656. Online registration at raceelpaso.com/eagle-in-the-sun.
  Registration: $90 individual; $100 after May 31; $50 per person for 2-person relay; $55 after May 31; $45 per person for 3-person relay; $50 after May 31.
  Aquabike is $80 ($90 after May 31). Duathlon is $90 ($100 after May 31).

Run/Walk For Respect — Arc del Paso will host its 5K run and 5K and 1 mile walk is 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, at Ascarate Park, 6900 Delta. Registration begins at 7 a.m. Registration: $20 by August 30; $25 on race day; $15 Arc members. Car fee for park entrance: $2. Information: 564-4978 or thearcofelpaso.org. Registration at raceadventuresunlimited.com.

Flying Horse Half Marathon — The half-marathon, 10K and 5K runs hosted by Race El Paso are 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 18, at the “Gateway to Texas,” 100 Richard White in Anthony, Texas for runners of all levels. Proceeds benefit benefits scholarship fund at El Paso Community Foundation for El Paso-area students. Registration (through Aug. 31): $70 half marathon; $40 10K; $25 5K. Registration increased after Aug. 31. Registration at raceelpaso.com.
  The race crosses into New Mexico and takes runners along a flat, fast, and scenic course. Online registration at raceelpaso.com.
 Entry fee includes long-sleeved moisture-wicking race shirt, athlete bag, post-race snacks and drinks, an interactive race day Expo, chip timing, a finisher medal for Half Marathon finishers and more.

Running clubs:
• Run El Paso has training runs every day of the week from Kern Place to the Upper Valley.  Information: runelpaso.com.
• Coffee Posse Run Club is based on the East Side. Information: coffeeposse.org
• Race El Paso offers coaching programs and training groups. Information: raceelpaso.com
  Hash clubs combine trail running with social (i.e. beer-drinking) activities. Runs are marked with chalk, and are open to runners of all levels. Clubs have modest dues, and first run is free to newcomers.
• The Border Jumper Hash House Harriers meet at various locations. Information: bjhash.com.
• The El Paso Hash House Harriers have one or more runs a week. Information: 252-5646. Meet-up spots listed at elpasohash.com.






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