Sports

Sports Community Calendar: Sept. 13-19

BASEBALL/SOFTBALL

Meridian Youth Baseball and Softball board elections: 7 p.m. Sept. 14 at Peregrine Elementary. Call 830-6431 or go to mybbaseball.com.

Competitive fall baseball league: For high school aged players (freshman through senior), runs September through October. Local practices and games weekly. Contact Andy at 484-6860 or swensonbbco@aol.com.

BOCCE

Idaho Bocce Ball Club: League play at 6 p.m. Wednesdays at the USBF courts, Ann Morrison. All skill levels welcome, free lessons. Cost is $10 per person for a season of league membership. Call Lou at 336-2453 or Mike at 376-3171.

GOLF

FCA scramble: 7:30 a.m. Sept. 29 at Falcon Crest. Cost is $125 per player or $500 per team. Call 697-1051 or go to fcaidaho.org.

PICKLEBALL

Boise Area Pickleball Association: 9 a.m. to noon Monday-Friday at Homecourt YMCA, Meridian. Lessons and equipment available. Contact Terry at 921-0063 or boiseapa11@gmail.com.

Boise Pickleball Club: 9 a.m. to noon Fridays at Fort Boise Community Center. No equipment necessary and all skill levels welcome. Lessons are free. Call 608-7680.

RUNNING/WALKING

Harvest Classic Fun Run: Checkin at 7 a.m. and races at 9 a.m. Sept. 17 at the Nampa Recreation Center. 8k run, 2-mile run, 2-mile walk and 1-mile noncompetitive race. After race activities include jump houses for the kids, vendor booths, and a baked potato bar. Cost is $20 for the 8k or 2-mile, $10 for 1-mile; $5 late fee added after Sept. 13.

Celebrate Women’s Fitness 5k Fun Run/Walk/Stroll: 9 a.m. Sept. 17 at Reid Merrill Park, Eagle. Cost is $24. Go to celebratewf.com.

Crater Crawl: 10 a.m. Sept. 17 in Mountain Home. Run or hike a challenging 6.2-mile course or a 2.9-mile out-and-back course. Registration is $25-$45, depending on date of purchase. Go to cratercrawl.com.

FitOne Family 5k, 10k and Half Marathon: Sept. 24 at the Idaho State Capitol. Packet pick-up at the FitOne Expo on Sept. 22-23 at the Boise Centre, as well as free health screenings, FitOne sponsors and health/wellness related vendors. Proceeds benefit St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital. Call 381-2221 or go to fitoneboise.org.

WCA’s SueB 5k Walk/Run: 1 p.m. Oct. 2 at Julia Davis Park. Also, a 1/2-mile kids’ run. Cost is $25 general, $15 children, $20 team. Call 343-3688.

Boise Team Hope Walk: Registration at 1 p.m., 5k run at 2 p.m. and 1 or 2 mile walk at 3 p.m. Oct. 8 at Veterans Memorial Park. Fundraiser for the Huntington’s Disease Society of America. Call 629-9695.

City of Trees Marathon and Half Marathon: Marathon at 8 a.m. and half marathon at 9 a.m. Oct. 9 at ParkCenter Park. Registration is $49-$84, depending on date of purchase. Go to cityoftreesmarathon.com.

Superhero 5k Fun Run: 10:30 a.m. Oct. 9 at Expo Idaho. 5k fun run/walk to benefit Idaho children with cancer and Camp Rainbow Gold. Costumes encouraged but not required. Go to bluecirclesports.com.

Onward Shay! Boise Half and Full Marathon: Noon Oct. 30 at Payette Brewing Company. Held in honor of Shay Hirsch, wife of George Hirsch. There is also a Run Toto Run Kids’ Race, 9 a.m. Oct. 29 at Boise High ($10). Registration for the marathon is $150; half is $95. Go to onwardshay.com.

Zeitgeist Half Marathon: Nov. 5 in Boise. Open to walkers and runners. Post-race party includes a full meal, band, awards and prize drawings. Fundraiser for Racing Unlimited, Inc., a non-profit that funds research to find treatments and a cure for Polycystic Kidney Disease. Go to zhalfmarathon.com or call 853-1221.

▪  Signup party, 3 to 9 p.m. Sept. 13 at Highlands Hollow Brewhouse. Save $9 off the online entry fee. Join us for a training run/walk hosted by Boise Area Runners (BAR) club at 6:30 p.m.

SWIMMING

Fall Open Water Classic: 9 a.m. Sept. 17 at Quinn’s Pond. Distances for the event are a 500-meter sprint, a 1k swim and a 5k swim. Entry fee is $20 general, $10 ages 18 and younger. Register in advance at connect.boisestate.edu/2016openwaterswim, or at Quinn’s Pond the day of the race.

TRACK AND FIELD

YMCA Team Idaho youth cross country program: Contact Jack at 344-5502, ext. 270; jack.ward@ymcatvidaho or go to team-idaho.org or ymcatvidaho.org.

▪  Practices on Mondays and Wednesdays at various locations and times, through Oct. 26. Designed for runners ages 6-13 of all levels of experience and ability. Cost is $55 for Y members and $80 nonmembers.

▪  Meets from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, beginning Sept. 21 and continuing through Oct. 26, alternating between Hobble Creek Park and Camel’s Back Park. Open to anyone in the 6-13 age group. Free to YMCA cross country participants and $2 for non-participants.

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