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Charity mud run

WHEN: 7:30 a.m., Saturday, June 16

WHERE: Eagal Lakes Resort, 12 W. Lorenzen Rd.

DETAILS: Recon Run is a 5k boot camp style adventure-obstacle-mud run designed for families, athletes, running groups, police, fire, and teachers. Proceeds will support Modesto Junior College track and field and cross country teams, Military Moms of Tracy and The Semper Fi Fund, which supports injured and critically ill members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families. Organizers expect more than 4,000 participants and 2,000 spectators. Multiple waves of runners will take on the course in 15-minute intervals starting at 8:45. Check-in is at 7:30 a.m. There will also be a free 400-meter obstacle course for kids under 13 from 10 a.m. to noon.

COST: $65, $60 per-person for teams, $55 for military with ID and Eagal Lakes members.

INFO: 640-4252, or go to

Kimball softball camp

WHEN: Monday, June 18, to Friday, June 22, 9 to 11 a.m. (grades K-8), and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (grades 9-12)

WHERE: Kimball High softball fields, 3200 Jaguar Run

DETAILS: Kimball High’s coaching staff will offer instruction on hitting, baserunning, conditioning, fielding, and throwing. Campers will receive T-shirts.

COST: $60

INFO: Joe Hernandez, e-mail

Girls soccer tryouts

WHEN: 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, June 19, Thursday, June 21, and Tuesday, June 26

WHERE: Plasencia Fields, corner of 11th Street and Corral Hollow Road.

DETAILS: Alternativo Futbol Club will host tryouts for its under-14 girls competitive soccer program. Girls born between August 2001 and August 1998 are eligible to try out. Players must have shin guards, soccer cleats and a parent-signed waiver.


Delta College volleyball clinic

WHEN: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, June 19, 20 and 21.

WHERE: Blanchard Gym, San Joaquin Delta College, 5151 Pacific Ave.

DETAILS: The San Joaquin Delta College volleyball coaches will host its 14th Annual Summer Volleyball Clinic, open to girls ages 11 to 17. This clinic will cover basic volleyball fundamentals. Participants will all get T-shirts.

COST: $75.

INFO: Delta College Athletic Office, 954-5194.

Bulldog football skills camp

WHEN: 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, June 19, to Thursday, June 21

WHERE: Wayne Schneider Stadium, Tracy High, 315 E. 11th St.

DETAILS: Tracy High football coaches, past and present Bulldogs football players and local youth football coaches will instruct youth and freshman football players in the fundamentals of the game in this non-contact camp. Campers get a T-shirt, wristband and barbecue.

COST: $40

INFO: Matt Shrout, 830-3360, ext 2281, or mail in registration to Tracy High Football, attn: Matt Shrout, 315 E. 11th St., Tracy, CA 95376.

Hip hop class

WHEN: Noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, June 24

WHERE: In Shape Sports Club, 101 S. Tracy Blvd.

DETAILS: Simply Fit 4U will offer a hip-hop masters class with professional choreographer Jesselee Santos. The class is a benefit for the Avon Breast Cancer Walk.

COST: $25

INFO: Christina Marks, 969-1684 or

Wolf Pack Football Camp

WHEN: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, June 25, to Wednesday, June 27

WHERE: Steve Lopez Stadium at West High, 1775 W. Lowell Ave.

DETAILS: Junior Wolf Pack Football Camp is for boys and girls ages 7 to 14. Campers will each get a T-shirt and admission to a 2012 West High football game.

COST: $40, with a $5 discount for each additional family member

INFO: Matt Loggins, 830-3370 ext. 3064, or email

Junior Wolf Pack Cheer Camp

WHEN: 5:30 to 8 p.m. June 26 to 28

WHERE: West High cafeteria, 1775 W. Lowell Ave.

DETAILS: West High cheer coaches will teach sideline cheers, a dance and team-building activities. Registration will begin a half-hour before the camp, and the final day of the camp, June 28, will feature a showcase for parents from 7:30 to 8 p.m. The cost includes a camp shirt, CD with dance music, snacks and drinks.

COST: $50

INFO: Cristina Tanner, 481-4984 or; or Jennifer Loggins, 481-3244 or

West High fireworks booth

WHEN: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 28, and Friday, June 29; 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, June 30, and Sunday, July 1; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, July 2, and Tuesday, July 3; and opening at 8 a.m. Wednesday, July 4

WHERE: West Valley Mall, 3200 Naglee Road, between Famous Dave’s and Olive Garden

DETAILS: Home Field Advantage, West High’s athletics booster club, is raising money to support Wolf Pack sports. Club members will sell $20 tickets in advance, redeemable at the Home Field Advantage fireworks booth, and each ticket will be entered in a raffle drawing at 7 p.m. July 3.

INFO: 629-0259, or

Mountain House Flag Football

DETAILS: Mountain House Flag Football Youth League is taking registrations for its fourth season. Deadline to sign up is July 7.


Jaguar basketball camp

WHEN: Elementary school camp, session two, 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, July 9, to Friday, July 13

WHERE: Kimball High School Athletic Complex, 3200 Jaguar Run.

DETAILS: Kimball High’s basketball teams will host a clinic to teach upcoming players offensive and defensive basketball skills. Sessions include instruction on shooting, ball handling, defensive positioning, fast breaks, passing and more. Games will be played every day, all campers get T-shirts, and players get camp basketballs. The elementary camp is open to boys and girls going into third through eighth grades. Register in advance or on the day of the camp.

COST: $50 for one session of the elementary camp

INFO: Coach Joe Lawrence, 832-6600, ext. 4250 or; or mail in registration to Joe Lawrence, Kimball High School, 3200 Jaguar Run, Tracy, CA 95377.

Benefit bowling

WHEN: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 14

WHERE: West Valley Bowl, 2365 East St.

DETAILS: West Valley Bowl will host an open house and benefit tournament for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Bowlers can have unlimited access to lanes for $10 per hour for two hours, and all ages can enter a 10-pin tournament, with registration at 12:30 p.m. and the tournament at 1 p.m. There will also be a 50-50 raffle.

COST: $10 per hour for two hours, $20 to enter the tournament.

INFO: 835-5262 or

Dirt, sweat and beers

WHEN: 7: a.m. check-in, 9 a.m. start

WHERE: Eagal Lakes, 12 Lornezen Road

DETAILS: A 200-meter swim, 7-mile bike ride and 3.1-mile run will challenge athletes of all abilities. Families and relay teams are welcome. All participants receive a T-shirt and beer (or root beer) upon finishing the race, and medals will be given out for the top three places in various age groups for individuals and relay teams.

COST: Before July 22, $45 per individual and $120 per relay team; after July 22, $55 per individual and $140 per relay team. Register online


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