Recreation Calendar for Sept. 11, 2017

Items for the Recreation Calendar are published free of charge. They will not be taken over the telephone and will not be published any other day of the week. Send information by mail (with a daytime phone number) to Sports: Recreation Calendar, Topeka Capital-Journal, 616 S.E. Jefferson, Topeka, KS, 66607; by fax to 295-1230; or by email to sports@cjonline.com. Items must be received by noon Monday to ensure publication Tuesday and will run chronologically on a space-available basis. All phone numbers are 785 area code unless otherwise noted.

 

Tryout information will run once per team. An unabridged version of this calendar appears on CJOnline at http://cjonline.com/sports/recreation_calendar.

BOWLING

EVENTS

The 2nd Annual Bowling Banquet will be held at 5 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Ramada Downtown. Tickets are $25.00 and will be available at Gage Center Bowl or West Ridge Lanes. Get your tickets now. Honoring Hall of Fame and Bowlers of the Year.

CYCLING

EVENTS

Kaw Valley Bike Club’s Ol’ Phogey #326 will be held Sept. 12 for a fast or moderately paced ride. Contact Eric Nordgren at ericnordgren@cox.net.

Kaw Valley Bike Club’s fast paced Tuesday Training Ride will depart the Walgreen’s (37th/ Wanamaker) parking lot at 6:10 p.m. September 12. Contact Mark Kossler at topkossler@cox.net.

Kaw Valley Bike Club’s SoMo ride will be held Sept. 13 for a social and moderately paced “no drop” ride. Contact Mike Thorp at met4@cox.net.

Kaw Valley’s Dover Dog Ride will depart Western Hills Church at 6 p.m. Sept. 14. Contact Erin Chamberlain at erinchamber1@yahoo.com.

Kaw Valley Bike Club’s Pizagel ride will be held at 6 p.m. Sept. 15 for a social and gentle paced, beginner friendly “no drop” ride. Contact Alice Blecha at ablecha2@cox.net or Steve Henry at shenry6317@gmail.com.

Kaw Valley Bike Club’s Topeka Road Riders will be held Sept. 16 for a fast paced ride in Shawnee County. Contact Eric Nordgren at ericnordgren@cox.net.

Kaw Valley Bike Club’s “Fairlawn Starter” will depart from Pizagels, at 8 a.m. Sept. 16 for a 14 mile ride. Contact Mark Kossler at topkossler@cox.net.

Kaw Valley Bike Club’s Blackbird summer evening ride departs Blackbird at 6 p.m. Sept. 16 for a moderately paced ride. Contact Lynn Cress at cresslynn@gmail.com.

Kaw Valley Bike Club’s Sunday/Funday ride will be held Sept. 17. Contact Shelli Shipps for further information at lvmybxer@hotmail.com or Mike Thorp at met4@cox.net.

Kaw Valley Bike Club’s My Pace Monday will be held 6:00 p.m. from Henry T’s parking lot Sept. 18. Contact Angie Shelton for further information at angieshelton@hotmail.com.

NOTE: All Kaw Valley Bike Club rides are open to the public. Helmets are required. Rides are subject to change based on weather conditions. Full details at www.kvbc.org.

RUNNING

EVENTS

Winged Foot 5K/10K Run and 4K Walk at Combat Air Museum at Topeka Regional Airport. 8 a.m. Sept. 30. Pre-register $28.00 online at www.active.com until Sept. 29. Race Day Registration is 6:45 a.m. to 7:45 a.m., $31.00. One of a kind T-Shirt $10.00 extra. Chip Timing for all runners, certified course USA Track and Field. Overall winners trophies; medals for top two winners in 5-year classification from 10 years and up. Questions call 862-3303.

Fifth annual Topeka South Rotary Club’s Pumpkin Run. Fee of $25 until Oct. 14. Haloween costumes are encouraged. For more information contact Faron Barr at 785-231-9921. Register online at www.register.chrontrack.com/r/31396.

The OctoberFast Kids Run presented by the Sunflower State game will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, October 28 at Sunflower Soccer complex. The school with the most entries received by the registration deadline will receive a trophy and $250 scholarship for physical education supplies. The deadline to register is Oct. 18. Complete event details and more information can be found at www.sunflowergames.com.

Sixth Annual Tower Run and Tough Tower Run will be Nov. 11 at 534 S. Kansas (Topeka Tower north inside courtyard). Check-in at 8 a.m., race at 8:30. Cost is $25 for Tower Run, $30 for Tough Tower Run and $40 or both. Participants must sign up by Oct. 30 to receive a a Towe Run event t-shirt. Register online at downtowntopekainc.com.

The Seaman Falll into Fitness 5K Run/Walk will be held Nov. 11 at 8:30 a.m. at Seaman High School. Entry fees are $20 for adults, $15 for kids, t-shirts will be given with early entry and medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each age group. Visit www.seamanschools.org/FallIntoFitness for more information.

The 2017 Winter Wonderland 5k to benefit TARC will take place Saturda, Nov. 18 at Lake Shawnee Reynold’s Lodge. Entry fee of $25 per person. First 200 to register will receive a commemorative item. More information can be found at www.sunflowergames.com

SOCCER

LEAGUE

Registration is now open for the Sunflower Soccer Association fall league. Visit www.sunflowersoccer.org or call 233-9700 for more information.

Recreational leagues for all ages now forming for the fall, individual and team applications welcome. Contact Sunflower Soccer Association for details at www.sunflowersoccer.org, call 233-9700 or email andrew.fletcher@sunflowersoccer.org.

SOFTBALL

SLOWPITCH

The second annual Topeka fastpitch softball reunion will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Goodyear Shelter House at the corner of N.W. 25th Street and Indianola Road. The reunion will be a potluck with eating utensils provided.

For more information, contact Dan Workman at (785) 633-0934, Kay and Jerry Dick at (785) 806-6262 or Gloria Hupp at (785) 383-3458

Leagues

Umpires needed in the Auburn Ball Association youth and adult leagues. Call Glen at 256-2006 for more information. Teams for the Topeka 65-plus league will soon be forming for the 2017 season. Please call 749-1033 and ask for Ed or call 272-6887 and ask for Roger.

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