October 2018

Sports

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Bicycling
Golf
Horse Sports
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El Paso Rhinos - El Paso’s Junior League ice hockey team’s pre-season Black and Orange exhibition game is 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, at El Paso County Coliseum Events Center, next to the Coliseum, 4100 E. Paisano. Free admission. Information: 479-PUCK (7825) or elpasorhinos.com.
  The event offers post-game skating with the team and party on the patio.
  The opening season homes games are 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 4:30 p.m. Sunday Oct. 26-28, vs. Wichita Jr. Thunder. Tickets are $5-$30.

Special Olympics Fall Games — The 2018 fall games run Oct. 5-Nov. 17. Spectator admission is free. Information: 533-8229 or sotx.org/area19.
  Opening ceremonies are 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at Eastwood Knolls Elementary School, 10000 Buckwood, followed by the Victory Dance. Competitions:
• Saturday, Oct. 6: Aquatics Competition is 9 a.m. to noon at Hawkins Pool, 1500 Hawkins.
• Saturday, Oct. 13: Bocce Tournament, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Hawkins Park, 1500 Hawkins.
• Saturday, Oct. 20: Softball Tournament is 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Veteran’s Park Softball Field, 5301 Salem.
• Saturday, Oct. 27: Bowling Tournament is noon-4 p.m. at Bowl El Paso.

Borderland Roller Derby — Season playoffs are 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, at El Paso County Coliseum’s Judging Arena, 4100 E. Paisano. Tickets: $10; ($7 with valid military ID; $1 for ages 10 and younger; or $8 each for pack of six) at brownpapertickets.com. Information: borderlandrollerderby.com or on Facebook.

El Paso Roller Derby — A doubleheader is 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20 at Nations Tobin Recreation Center, 8831 Railroad, featuring TexPistols vs. team to be announced, and Beast Mode vs. Hooligans. Cost: $10 in advance; $12 at the door; $5 for military; free for age 10 and younger. Season tickets: $50. Information: (623) 285-4670, eprollerderby.com, or on Facebook at eprollerderby.

Public Ice Skating — Public skating weekend hours are 7 to 10 p.m. Fridays, noon to 3 p.m. and 7 to 10 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, and noon to 3 p.m. holidays, at the El Paso County Coliseum Events Center, 4100 Paisano. All ages welcome. Times may vary on days of hockey games. Admission: $10; $8 military (skate rental included). Skate sharpening, fitting and consultation offered for $5. Spectator admission is free. Information: 479-PUCK (7825), elpasohockey.org or on Facebook at El Paso Hockey Association.

College Sports

UTEP Volleyball — Home games are at Memorial Gym. Games are 6 p.m. Fridays and noon Sundays. Ticket information: 747-6150 or utepathletics.com.
  Home games:
Sept. 30: University of Texas-San Antonio
Oct. 12: Florida Atlantic
Oct. 14: Florida International University
Oct. 26: Western Kentucky University
Oct. 28: Rice

UTEP Women’s Soccer — Home games are at UTEP’s University Field. Ticket information: 747-6150 or utepathletics.com.
Sept. 27: UAB, 7 p.m.
Sept. 30: Middle Tennessee, 6 p.m.
Oct. 18: Charlotte, 7 p.m.
Oct. 21: Old Dominion, 6 p.m.

UTEP Football — The Miners home games are at 5:30 p.m. at Sun Bowl Stadium. Information: 544-5234 or utepathletics.com.
Oct. 6: North Texas (Homecoming)
Oct. 27: UAB

UTEP Men’s Basketball - The Miners host
the New Mexico Highlands Cowboys for an exhibition game at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, at the Don Haskins Center. Information: 747-5234 or utepathletics.com.

UTEP Women’s Basketball -
The team hosts the Western New Mexico Mustangs for an exhibition game at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Don Haskins Center. Information: 747-5234 or utepathletics.

NMSU Aggies Football — The Aggies’ home games are at Aggie Memorial Stadium in Las Cruces. Tickets: $10-$30; $12-$30 UNM game (Ticketmaster). Information: (575) 646-1420 or nmstatesports.com.
Oct. 6: Liberty (Homecoming). 6
Oct. 20: Georgia Southern, 4 p.m.
Nov. 3: Alcorn State, 2 p.m.

Also



Bicycling


Oryx Challenge Bike Tour —
The 8th annual 30K and 88k cycling tours benefiting the USO are 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, starting and finishing at New Mexico Farm and Ranch Museum on 4100 Dripping Springs Road in Las Cruces. 5k family run begins at 10:30 a.m. Food and entertainment offered at the museum after the tours.
  Registration: $25 ($35 after Sept. 9 for general public; $15 active duty military and dependents: $15; free for Warrior Transition Battalion members. Early registration encouraged. Information: 569-5644. Registration at elpaso.uso.org.
  The 88k cycling course climbs St. Augustin Pass, the 30k cycling course goes through mountain vistas along Bataan Memorial Highway, and the 5K goes along Sonoma Ranch Road.

Gila Monster Gran Fondo — The bicycle rides through the Mimbres Valley and Gila Wilderness are 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13. Options are 41, 77 and 111 miles. All involve considerable climbing. Entry fee is $100 by Oct. 1, $110 after. Information, registration: tourofthegila.com or (575) 590-2612.
Packet pick up is 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, at Gila Hike and Bike, 103 E. College.
  The course follows the iconic Tour of the Gila “Gila Monster” road race, covering some of the most stunning routes in New Mexico.

‘Cycle for Change’ — The El Paso County Attorney’s Office and Villa Maria host the 6th annual “From Surviving to Thriving” cycling event at 8 a.m. to noon Sunday, Oct. 21, at Gallegos Park, 7361 Bosque, in Canutillo. There will be four courses available: 50 miles, 30 miles, a 10 mile family ride; and 1-mile children’s ride. Music, free healthy snacks, entertainment for children, and free sport massages and bike adjustments offered after ride. Cost: $40 ($25 military, $10 kids 12 and younger). Late registration: $45. Information: 546-2016. Registration at cycle4change.org.
  All proceeds fund scholarships for educational opportunities, vocational training and therapeutic services for victims of domestic abuse in El Paso County.

12 Hours of Old El Paso — The mountain bike race is 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at Franklin Mountain State Park’s Round House (Bowen Ranch Roundhouse), off Martin Luther King Jr. (2.6 mile north of Highway 54). Registration: $80 through Oct. 25; $90 Oct. 26. No race day registration. Juniors 18 and under: $35. Information: 433-1752 or texassportsonline.com.
  Packet pickup is 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, at Ode Brewing, 3233 N. Mesa, #301, and 7 a.m. on race day.

Tour of Las Cruces — The 13th annual 50K (31 miles) and 100K (62 miles) cycling rides are Sunday, Oct. 28. Information: (575) 541-8271 or ziavelocycling.org.

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.

Ride Your Bicycle El Paso — Chuck Lauser hosts Tuesday night rides at 7 p.m. beginning at San Jacinto Plaza. Lights and helmets required. Information: 791-2006, zlauser@yahoo.com.



Golf


Bel Air Highlander Golf Tournament
— The alumni scholarship program’s 13th annual tournament begins at 8 a.m. Friday, Oct. 12, at Butterfield Trail Golf Course, 1858 Cottonwoods. Registration open to alumni, family, friends and supporters. Cost: $100 (4-man scramble). Information: 258-4410 or bigredpride.com.

First Tee — First Tee of Greater El Paso hosts its second fall session Oct. 13-Nov. 10 for youth. All classes are Saturdays, at Ascarate Park, 6900 Delta, except as listed. Registration information: 252-6511 or thefirstteegreaterelpaso.org.
• Home School classes are 1 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Fee: $50.
• Wee Ones Class is 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. or 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. for age 3 1/2 to 5; space is limited to 30 registrants. Classes: Fee: $50.
• Beginner Player Classes are 12:30 to 2 p.m. for ages 5-18 new to the program. Fee: $65.
• "Returning" Player Classes are 3 to 4:30 p.m. for those who have participated in at least one session. Fee: $65.
• “Purcell” Special Kids Class are 3 to 4 p.m. No age limit. Fee: $30.
• Par Class is 10 a.m. to noon p.m. for those currently in PAR level. Fee: $65.
• Birdie/Eagle Classes are 2:30 to 4:30 9 p.m. to noon. Fee: $65 per program.
New Parent and Child classes are 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 2-30, for parents who want to participate with their child. Parents automatically registered when they register their child: $70.

NM Advocates for the Arts Golf Tournament — The 2nd annual charity golf tournament for the NM Advocates for the Arts is noon Sunday, Oct. 14, at Red Hawk Golf Club, 7502 Red Hawk Golf Road in Las Cruces. Cost: $125 per person; $400 per team. Information: (575) 680-3123 or lascrucesmariachi.org.

Rhinos Golf Tournament — El Paso Rhinos 10th annual tournament starts with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Friday, Oct. 19, at Vista Hills Country Club, 2210 Trawood. Check in at 8 a.m. Hole in One, Longest Drive, Closest to the Pin and silent auction planned. Cost: $125 ($600 team), includes green fees, cart and meals. Registration: elpasorhinos.com.

P2C Golf Tournament — P2C Athlete Prep’s first charity golf tournament is 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at Butterfield Trail Golf Course, 1858 Cottonwoods. Registration at 7 a.m. Proceeds benefit at-risk student athletes. Cost: $135 per player; $450 team of four. Information: p2cathleteprep.com or butterfieldgolf.com.

Child Crisis Center Golf Tournament — Child Crisis Center of El Paso hosts its 17th annual Memorial Golf Tournament 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at Butterfield Trail Golf Course, 1858 Cottonwoods. Registration at noon. Cost: $125 per player; $500 team of four. Information: 562-7955, ext 117, or childcrisiselp.org.

First Tee Desert Classic — Rotary Club of West El Paso’s 9th annual golf tournament in memory of Jonathan Rogers begins with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at Fort Bliss’ Underwood Golf Course (Sunrise Course). Four-person scramble format. Cost: $150 ($600 team of four). Information: 252-6511 or firstteedesertclassic.com.
  Proceeds benefit the First Tee of Greater El Paso along with other community projects of the Rotary Club of West El Paso.

Horse Sports


Recreational Sports

Columbus Day Weekend Fly-In — Several hang-gliding pilots will ride the thermals above Alamogordo at the Rio Grande Soaring Association’s annual fall fly-in 8 a.m. Saturday through Monday, Oct. 6-8. Information: rgsa.org.
  To watch them, head for the landing zone in Alamogordo Hobby Park, off Pecan Avenue north of Indian Wells Boulevard. The Alamogordo Space Center also provides a view of the action during the three-day event.
   The hang-gliders launch from a point in the Lincoln National Forest known as Dead Horse Ridge or Dry Canyon. They run off a cliff and are immediately 2,600 feet above ground, with a 4-mile glide path. Flights can last from 20 minutes to two hours, depending on the winds.

Greater El Paso Tennis Association — Information on upcoming leagues and tournaments at geptatennis@gmail.com or Facebook at GEPTA. Information: greatereptennis@gmail.com or 532-5524. Tournament registration tennislink.usta.com (enter ID#).
Tournaments:
• The Tennis West Junior Open is Oct. 11-14, at Tennis West. Deadline is Oct. 7.
• The GEPTA Grand Masters tournament is Oct. 17-21 at Tennis West, 1 Tennis West. Participants must have played in two Grand Prix events. Deadline to enter is Oct. 14.
• El Paso Tennis Club Halloween tournament is Oct. 30-Nov. 4, at 2510 St. Vrain.
  The 44th annual Alamogordo Open is Oct. 13-14 at the Alamogordo City Courts, 17th and Oregon in Alamogordo. Entry deadline is Oct. 7 at (575) 430-7651 or gilli@beyondbb.com.

Dallas Stars Learn to Play — The Dallas Stars Learn to Play hockey program begins 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, at El Paso County Coliseum Events Center, 4100 E. Paisano. Registration: $125. Information: elpasohockey.org or learntoplay.nhl.com/stars.

Motor Sports

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. Regular season runs through late October. General admission: $12; free for age 10 and younger; $30 family pack; $35 pit passes. Information: (575) 524-7913, snmspeedway.com or on Facebook.
  Practice is 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday. Gates open at 5 p.m. Pit passes: $25.
  Spectator admission is free Thursday-Saturday, Sept. 27-29, with paid admission to the Southern New Mexico State Fair.
  The X-Mod Games are Oct. 11-13, featuring Hacienda Carpet & Tile X-Mods, Sun Valley Hardware USRA Stock Cars, Anthony Sosa Roofing Late Models and Claimers.
  The 19th Annual USRA Fall Nationals
USRA Nationals Round 3 are Oct. 25-27.

Arroyo Seco Raceway — The Southern New Mexico track is located off Hwy 549, off I-10 at the Akela exit. Information: (575) 494-4794 or arroyosecoraceway.com.
  ASMA Track Days are Oct. 6 and 14. The Fall Classic is Sunday, Oct. 21.

Chile Challenge Trail Event — The 28th family-friendly 4-Wheel Drive Trail event is Wednesday through Saturday, Oct. 10-13, at Caballo Lake State Park’s Riverside Campground area. Open to 4WD vehicle operators of any experience level. Includes several trail rides and extreme trail challenges, riverside camping, pot luck and barbecue, vendor expo, socials and more. Walk-in registration will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis until quotas are full. Registration: $35 per event per day; online registration closes Sept. 30. Information: chilechallenge.org.

Running events


Wildcat Mile Run/Walk — The 14th annual 1-mile event hosted by St. Clement’s School is 6:15 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, beginning at Cotton and Yandell and ending at St. Clement’s Gymnasium, Yandell and Campbell. Proceeds benefit St. Clement’s School Athletics. Cost: $20; $25 after Sept. 21. Registration: raceadventuresunlimited.com. Information: 533-4248 or tjacobes@stclements.org.
  Packet pick up is noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 26-27, at St. Clements and 2 to 5 p.m. on race day at the gym.

Miner Dash and Family Fitness Fiesta — The 9th annual event kicks off UTEP’s Homecoming festivities Sunday, Sept. 30, at UTEP’s Centennial Plaza. The 5K run and 3K walk begin at 8 a.m., plus a 5K wheelchair race. Proceeds benefit UTEP’s College of Health Sciences Programs and the Wellness Program. Register minerdash.utep.edu. Information: 747-7245.
  The UTEP Fitness Fiesta is 8 to 11 a.m., and offers a variety of physical activities and health screenings including a Jumping Balloon, Inflatable Obstacle Course, Zumba, Yoga and more. Cost: $5.

Royal Run for Hope — The 5th annual 5K run and 1-mile walk benefiting Pediatric Oncology patients at El Paso Children’s Hospital is 9 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, at the Health Spot, 4717 Hondo Pass. Part of the 2018 More than a Marathon Series. Registration: $20 by Sept. 24; $25 after Sept. 24; $15 age 12 and younger. Information: raceadventuresunlimited.com.
  Packet pickup is 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, and 7:45 to 8:45 a.m. at the race site.

Destiny 5K — Destiny Family Christian Center, 9615 Dyer, hosts its 4th annual 5K walk/run 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6. Registration information 755-7744 or destiny4me.com.
  Proceeds benefit local families in the El Paso region with various resources for those involved with Child Protective Services.

Trailblazer 5K — The 5K run and 1-mile walk is 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at Americas High School, 12101 Pellicano. Registration: $20 per event ($25 on race day). Information: Mike Coulter at coultercmike@yahoo.com or racedaventuresunlimited.com.       
  Packet pick-up is 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at the school; race day pick up and registration is 7 to 7:45 a.m. at the start line.

Franklin Wrestling 5K — Franklin High School’s wrestling team’s fundraising 5K and 1-mile walk is 8 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, at Franklin High School, 900 N. Resler. Packet-pick up at 7 a.m. Registration: $20 by Sept. 21; $25 after; team discounts offered. Register at raceadventuresunlimited.com.

Trigeminal Neuralgia Warriors Race — The 5K run and 1-mile fun run/walk benefitting those suffering from the trigeminal neuralgia is 8 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, at Ascarate Park, 6200 Delta. Registration: $20 ($15 per entrant for teams of 10 or more); $2 fee for all vehicles entering park. Race day registration: $25. Registration: raceadventuresunlimited.com. Information: Mike Coulter, coultercmike@yahoo.com.
  Packet pick up is noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at Up and Running, 1475 George Dieter, Suite 205 and 7 to 7:45 a.m. on race day at the start line.

Sleeping Lion Ridge Trail Runs — The 5.5- and 8.5-mile trail runs and 2.5-mile run and walk, benefiting Save Our Desert Trails, is 8:15 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at Don Haskins Recreation Center at Westside Regional Park, 7400 High Ridge. Fully stocked aid stations on site. Part of El Paso Border Trail Triple Crown. Cost: $25 per run ($30 after Oct. 10); $15 fun run/walk ($20 after Oct. 10). No race day registration.
Information: markdorion.wordpress.com or markgd@55@gmail.com.
  Packet pick-up is 3 to 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, and 7:30 to 8 a.m. on race day at the start line.
  All races start with a scenic 2.5 mile loop. Longer races do slightly different 3-mile second and third loop. All races include steep ascent over the Sleeping Lion, and have a mix of smooth and technical footing.

Iron Soldier Sprint Triathlon — The annual 400-meter swim, 15-mile bike and 5K run is 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Fort Bliss Aquatics Training Center, 20733 Constitution Avenue. Cost: $10 active duty military; $45 all others for individual events; $65 relay teams of 2 to 3 persons; additional $10 fee for late registration. Information: (Fort Bliss IMW) 744-5794 or blissmwr.com/intramurals.
  Early registration will be held at Soto, Stout and Milam PFCs and online at raceroster.com until Oct. 17.
  Packet pick up is 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, and 6 to 7 p.m. on race day at the training center.

Running of the Bulls 5K — Downtown El Paso DMD’s 2nd annual 5K run/walk inspired by the craziness in Pamplona is 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, through the streets of Downtown El Paso, starting the corner of Franklin and Oregon. Opening festivities start at 8:15 a.m. Cost: $30 5K with lunch; $25 run only; $15 meal only. Registration: raceadventuresunlimited.com or downtownelpaso.com.

Walk to End Alzheimer’s 5K — The annual 5K run is 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino, 1200 Futurity. Information: 1-800-272-3900 or amartinez@alz.org.

ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk — The 5K run, 1-mile walk and “Kids’ Superhero Dash for Dad” is 8:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at Keystone Heritage Park / El Paso Botanical Garden, along with virtual Snooze for Dudes program. Opening ceremonies at 8 a.m. Registration: $25; $20 cancer survivors; $15 for Dash for Dad; online registration at zerocancer.org. Information (210) 317-1827
  Family-friendly post-race celebration follow the race; participants receive tech shirts, free food, and the opportunity to connect with others who are impacted by prostate cancer.
  ZERO partners with Rio Grande Urology to end prostate cancer.

GEPD Run, Walk and Roll — Physical Therapy Association 26th annual 5K run and 1-mile Fun Walk and wheelchair event is 8 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, at Ascarate Park, 6900 Delta. Registration: $25; $20 military; $30 race day registration. Information: Rio Grande Chapter of NCCIA, 298-7241. Registration at raceadventuresunlimited.com.
  Proceeds benefit El Paso Chapter of the National Spinal Cord Association and Scholarships for the Physical Therapist and Physical Therapist Assistant students.
  Packet pick up is noon to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, at Up and Running 3233 N. Mesa, Suite 205, at 7 to 7:45 a.m. on race day.

Giddyup Gallop — The 5K, 10K and “Virtual” Half Marathon and fun run are 8 to 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 21 at Hadley Sports Complex, 1600 Hadley, Las Cruces Registration: $15 5K, $20 10K, $5 1-mile fun run. Information: (575) 541-2361 or on Facebook at Giddyup Gallop.
  The “virtual” Half Marathon will be either a complete 13.1 miles finished previous to Oct. 21 or 6.9 miles done prior to the start of the 10k and then participating in the onsite 10k.

Day of the Dead Series 2018 — Daily 50K, 10K, 5K, marathon and half marathon events are 7 a.m. Thursday through Sunday, Oct. 25-28, at La Llorona Park on Picacho, in Las Cruces. Early start at 6 a.m. optional. Packet pick up is 5:30 a.m. at race day on the starting line. Registration: active.com or deadrunning.com.
  Registration per day: (Through Oct. 6) $130 marathon; $110 half marathon; $140 50K; $40 for 10K; and $30 for 5K. (After Oct. 6) $150 marathon; $130 half marathon; $160 50K; $50 for 10K; and $40 for 5K.
  Registration for all four days through Oct. 6: $520 marathon; $440 half marathon; $560 50K; $160 for 10K; and $120 for 5K. After Oct. 6: $600 marathon; $520 half marathon; $640 50K; $200 for 10K; and $160 for 5K.

Marathon 2 Marathon — The 16th annual marathon, half marathon, 10K and 5K runs are Saturday, Oct. 27, from the Gage Hotel to Alpine, Texas on Hwy 385. Marathon is 7:30 a.m., half marathon is 8:30 a.m. and 10k and 5K is 10 a.m. Early registration: $95 marathon; $75 half-marathon; $45 10K and $435 5K by Oct. 1; all fees increase by $20 after deadline. Registration deadline is Oct. 19: marathon2marathon.net or active.com.
  Packet pickup is 4 to 7:30 p.m. at the Evans Gallery Friday, Oct. 26. A pasta dinner for runners is 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday in Marathon ($12), as well as 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Historic Fort Stockton Visitor Center in Fort Stockton ($13).
  A post-race lunch is 11 a.m.; awards ceremony is 2 p.m. and star party is 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Marathon Motel Courtyard.
  Post-race Sunday breakfast is 7:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, at the French Co. Grocer. Cost: $8.

Sprint for Sparks — Texas Tech University Health Science Center Paul L. Foster School of Medicine hosts its 5th annual 5K race/walk along Scenic Drive at 8 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, starting at Newman Park, 2211 Alabama. Packet pickup is 7 a.m. at the assembly area. Cost: $20. Information: 215-4216 ortinyurl.com/SprintForSparks-15.
  Proceeds benefit the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine’s Medical Student Run Clinic to promote breast health and provide diagnostic testing for underserved patients in Sparks County.

Run Internacional: The U.S.-Mexico 10K Run — The 4th annual 10K race is 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, beginning at 300 Olivas V Aoy Avenue (at S. Mesa), with a route linking El Paso and Juárez. Route goes by Southwest University Park, San Jacinto Plaza, through Segundo Barrio and across the Stanton Street Bridge into Juarez. Entry fee: $25; price goes up closer to the event. No race day registration or packet pickup. Limited to 1,500 participants. Entry form at international10K.com.
  To cross the border, all runners must have a passport, permanent resident card or other government-approved crossing identification. U.S. Customs and Border Protection staff will be available during packet pickup to advise runners.

Ysleta del Sur Pueblo 5K Mud Run —The fundraising obstacle course mud run and youth entrepreneurship event is 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 3, at Ysleta del Sur Pueblo, 601 Tiwa, hosted in collaboration with Speaking Rock Entertainment, Prairie View A&M University Cooperative Extension Program and Ysleta del Sur Pueblo Tribal Youth Council. Cost: $40 ($20 age 6-17). Team rate; $30 per team. Discounts available for tribal members, military, first responders, disabled athletes and seniors. Information: 771-2354 or Facebook (ydspmudrun).





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