The authority for sports coverage in the Fredericksburg region.
May 12: King George Hall of Fame golf tournament, 9 a.m. at Cameron Hills Golf Links. Cost: $300/team, $75/individual. Information: Gary Butler (540/847-7733 or email@example.com) or kinggeorgehalloffame.com.
May 12: FCA Chick-fil-A 5K & 1 Miler, 7:30 a.m. at Fairview at River Club, 10835 Tidewater Trail. Cost: $25 for 5K $15 for 1-mile run. Information: battlefieldfca.org or Lynn Kline, 540/907-6755.
May 14: Safe Harbor Child Advocacy Center golf tournament, 9 a.m. at Fredericksburg Country Club. Cost: $85 per player, $320 per foursome. Information: Pam Garrett (540/891-6280) or safeharborva.org.
May 20: Fifth annual Marine Corps Historic Half Marathon, 7 a.m. in Fredericksburg. Cost: $80 ($90 per team for two-person teams). Semper Fred 5k run/walk costs $35. Register at marinemarathon.com.
May 22: FARC spring track series, runs each Tuesday night through July 24 (except July 3), 6:30 p.m. at James Monroe High School track. All ages. Entry is free (donations accepted). Information: runfarc.com or Al Vaughan, 703/308-8327 or Vaughan.firstname.lastname@example.org. SD 4/19/12
May 25: Battle of the Wilderness memorial golf tournament, 9 a.m. at Lake of the Woods Golf Course in Locust Grove. Format: two-person scramble match play (“Confederate” vs. “Union” teams). Cost: $50 per person. Information:Bill Wilson (540/972-1824 or email@example.com) or Gayle Buresh (540/972-2637, or firstname.lastname@example.org).
May 28: YMCA Civitan 10K, 7 a.m. at 1201 Caroline Street, Fredericksburg. Cost: $20 ($15 for 5K run/walk) until May 14, $22/$18 thereafter. Register at ymcaracing.com.
June 2: Second annual Potomac River Sharkfest Swim, 9 a.m. The 30km swim will start at Aqua Land in Charles County, Md., and goes parallel to the Harry Nice Bridge (Hwy 301) finishing at Dahlgren Wayside Park in King George. Information: sharkfestswim.com or contact Michelle Ruettinger at email@example.com.
June 8: Sixth annual Betty Parker/Lin Musselman memorial golf tournament, 9 a.m. at Four Winds. Cost: $40 per person (four-player captain’s choice). Entry deadline: May 29. Information: 804/742-5647.
June 8–Aug. 26: Culpeper Open tennis tournament, hosted by Culpeper Sport & Racquet Club. Cost: $15 per person, per event. Deadline: June 1. Divisions: A & B—women’s singles and doubles; men’s singles and doubles; Seniors (60 and over) men’s and women’s doubles. Information: e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 540/825-0000.
June 10: Fredericksburg SPCA 5K Rescue Run, 7 a.m. at Central Rappahannock Regional Library, 1201 Caroline Street. Cost: $25 ($30 after May 21). Register online at racetimingunlimited.org.
June 17: Battling Cancer 5K, 8 a.m. at the Moss Free Clinic parking lot, 1301 Sam Perry Boulevard. Cost: $28 ($33 after June 7). Register at racetimingunlimited.org.
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