SPORTS10K AND 5K RUN. El Tour de Tucson presents the first-ever Dove Mountain El Tour 10K and 5K run, at
7:30 a.m. Sunday, September 20, at Dove Mountain Blvd. (Tangerine Road, two miles west of Thornydale). Cyclists of all ages and abilities run through Dove Mountain, in the foothills of the Tortolita Mountains, as part of the El Tour Kick-off Fiesta which begins the 60-day El Tour season. The beneficiary is Tu Nidito Children's Hospice. All finishers receive medallions, and there are awards for age categories and top-place male and female finishers. Aid stations are available with fruit and water. Results are printed in the October/November Tail Winds, and are mailed to all participants. Call Perimeter Bicycling Association of America, Inc. (PBAA) at (520)745-2033 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for information, or check out www.pbaa.com.
BOWLING TOURNAMENT. There is a Senior Olympic Activity Series Bowling Tournament at Fiesta Lanes, 501 W. River Road, for seniors 50 and over, from noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday, September 22. There are gender divisions, individual competitions, and age categories. Cost is $10, $5 adapted. If you attend the clinic and the tournament, the price for both is $15, $6 adapted. Call Phil Eggold at 791-4865 for information.
PUNT, PASS, KICK. Pima County Parks and Recreation sponsors open try-outs for the Annual Punt, Pass and Kick Competition. The competition is at 10 a.m. Sunday, September 20, with check-in at 9 a.m., in the stadium at Tucson Electric Park. It's open to Southern Arizona boys and girls ages 8 to 15. Winners advance to the sectional competition on Saturday, November 14, at the Tucson Electric Park, and from there to the regional competition at Tempe Sun Devil Stadium on Sunday, December 6. Winners advancing to the regional competition receive tickets for themselves and two family members for the Arizona Cardinals vs. New York Giants game. Although this is an open competition, pre-registration is requested to ensure sufficient staff are on hand the day of the event. A copy of the participant's birth certificate is required the day of competition. Individuals, teams or groups call Len or David at Pima County Parks and Recreation, 740-2680. for information or to register.
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