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Dare Devil Dash returns in July

BROWN CITY — The 2012 Dare Devil Dash is already accepting registrations for the July 28 race at Brown City Park. Runners will face mud, water and more than one dozen obstacles. New this year is the Little Dare Devils one mile, entry fee of $10, the individual 5K race costs $35 and the four-team 5K race costs $120. The first 100 to sign up get a free race T-shirt. To sign up visit www.daredevildash.com or www.GoRaceGo.com. All proceeds will go the community and civic programs in Sanilac County and surrounding areas. — L.P.

2012 Crim Training registration now open

FLINT — Registration is now open for the 2012 CrimFit Adult Training Program. Program runs for 15 weeks and is geared to get runners ready to participate in a 5k, 8k, or 10 mile Crim Festival of Races Event presented by Health Plus, on Saturday August 25. Program is set up for runners and walkers of all fitness and experience levels.

All participants will receive an entry to a Crim Festival of Races Event, a choice of two additional area races, a 2012 Crim Training technical shirt and more.

For the first-time ever, the Crim will be offering 20 need-based scholarships for participation in its adult training program. Applications and criteria is available at www.crim.org or on Facebook.

Training sessions take place every Tuesday beginning on May 15. Cost is $140. Deadline for registration is April 16, and space is limited. Online registration available at www.crim.org L.P.

Local organization lends know-how

FLINT — The Crim Fitness Foundation announced recently that registration for the 2012 CrimFit Adult Training Program is now open until April 16. The program lasts 15 weeks and prepares runners for 5k, 8k and 10k events at the Crim Festival of Races on Aug. 25. All participants will be entered into a Crim Festival of Races Event plus two other local races and will receive a t-shirt for $140. This year the Crim will also offer 20 need based scholarships for its adult training program. Details: www.crim.org. — M.S.

Baseball signup set up for youth league

FLINT TWP. — The Bendle/Carman-Ainsworth Community Education Program has a wealth of programs available regardless of residency that include a 7-8 year old coach pitch baseball league from May 29-June 28 for $60 including shirt and hat or $75 including shirt, hat, pants and helmet. Games will take place at Carman-Ainsworth middle school at 5:45 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, playoffs are scheduled for July 10 and 12 followed by the final game and a picnic on July 14 and make-up games will take place on July 3. There will also be a 7-8 year old Player/Coaches clinic at CAMS on April 28 from 10-11:30 a.m.

With pre-registration required by April 25, the same details apply to a 9-13 year old baseball league, except that this Players/Coaches clinic takes place on April 28 from 12-1:30 p.m. All participants must provide a physical. Details: 810-591- 3600 or activenet13.active.com/bendleainsworth. — M.S.

Register for FJGA through May 13

GENESEE COUNTY — The Flint Junior Golf Association opened its on-line registration April 9 and will take entries through May 13, with play beginning June 18. On-line registration will be accepted by logging onto www.fjga.org and following the registration directions. Registration forms are also available at King Par and participating golf courses. — M.S.

Christian Athletic League open registration

GENESEE COUNTY — The Christian Athletic League has opened an office in Lansing and has a new skipper at the helm in VP of Operations, Lou Monticello.

The Warriors are excepting registrations now for the fall and have a spring practice session starting April 23 that will run through May 24. Regular season practice will start August 6. Details: Mark Brimmer at 810-730-4641. A varsity spring session runs April 23-May 24 and will practice at Flint First Wesleyan Church at Center and Davison Rds.— L.P.

Bobcats to hold fundraiser

GRAND BLANC — Head coach JD Wheeler and the Grand Blanc baseball team will host their annual skills clinic for kids ages 5-12 on May 5 from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the varsity field, 12500 Holly Rd. Cost is $50 including a hot dog lunch before hand, each attendee needs to bring their own bat, glove and baseball hat and every player will get written feedback on the five tools of the game, which include fielding, hitting, catching, pitching and speed. This event is open to athletes regardless of residency and all proceeds will benefit the Bobcats baseball program. Details: 810-348- 2865 or jwheeler@grandblancschools.org. — M.S.

Free Adaptive Golf Program tees up

GRAND BLANC — Area golfers facing physical challenges that are affecting their ability to play are invited to attend the 20th annual Adaptive Golf Clinics offered by McLaren. Attendees will learn from PGA golf professionals how to modify their stance, grip, alignment and swing to increase their confidence, independence and skill level in their golf game, said Monica Haubenstricker, Recreational Therapist at McLaren. The clinic is free for golfers in need of adaptive assistance and takes place Thursday, April 26 from 1-3 p.m. at Genesee Field House’s Dome, 7383 Grand Parkway. Pre-registration is not required.

Area golfers with varying disabilities including amputations, stroke, visual impairments, arthritis, heart problems and joint replacements will join McLaren program coordinators and PGA golf professionals at the session. Details: Monica Haubenstricker at 810-342-4345. — L.P.

LakeVille seeking basketball coach

OTISVILLE — LakeVille is accepting applications for the position of head varsity boys’ basketball coach. Anyone interested may contact athletic director Joe Beckwith at 810-591-4039 or by email at jbeckwith@lakevilleschools.org. — D.N.


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