Treasure Valley community sports calendar: Monday, Aug. 31


Baseball and fastpitch instruction: Hitting and pitching lessons for individuals, groups and teams. Call Jeff at 941-3968 (baseball) or Julie at 989-8979 (fastpitch).

Baseball instruction: Hitting, fielding and throwing mechanics available from former major league player Eric Fox. Call 371-0145 or email

Baseball pitching instruction: Lessons available for all ages in group or individual setting from a current college coach and major-league associate scout with 16-plus years experience. Contact Andy at or 484-6860.

Baseball and softball instruction: Coach Bobby Sutcliffe is providing instruction for all ages and levels. To schedule, go to For questions, email


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


Curt Recla Moonlight tournament: Four-person scramble, 6 p.m. Sept. 11 at Warm Springs. Fundraiser for Boise Parks and Recreation’s AdVenture program. Entry fee is $65 per person. Call Emily at 608-7680 to register.

Boise Nationals Soccer Club’s tournament and barbecue: 10 a.m. Sept. 18 at Quail Hollow. Entry fee is $300 per foursome. Go to

Coyote Open: Shotgun start at 11 a.m. Sept. 25 at Falcon Crest. Entry fee is $150 per person or $750 per team. Contact Joe at or 459-5917.

IGA 2-Man Bestball: Shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Sept. 26-27 at Warm Springs/Quail Hollow. Entry fee is $140. Call 343-5661.


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

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.


Payette Lake Run: 30k and 18.6 mile starts at 8 a.m. and 5k at 9 a.m. Sunday at Depot Park, McCall. Cost is $23, $33 and $38. Register at

Salmon Marathon: Marathon at 6:45 a.m. and half marathon at 8:30 a.m. Sept. 12 at Tendoy School. Cost is $55 and $75. Go to or register at

Riggins Salmon Run: 9 a.m. for the half, 9:30 a.m. for 10k and 10 a.m. for 5k Sept. 12 along the Salmon River. Cost is $20, $30 and $40. Register at

Idaho NF Walk and Fun Run: 10 a.m. Sept. 12 at Julius M. Kleiner Memorial Park, Meridian. Interactive superhero characters as well as superhero activities and training. Costumes encouraged. Benefit for the Children’s Tumor Foundation. Cost is $20 general, $10 children 4-10, free for ages 3 and younger. Go to

College of Idaho Homecoming Coyote Dash Races: Sept. 19 at the Morrison Quadrangle, C of I campus, Caldwell. Caldwell Fine Arts Beat Beethoven 5k begins at 9 a.m. ($20-$25 early, $25-$30 after Aug. 31), the YMCA Canyon County Coyote Classic 1 Mile at 10 a.m. ($20 per child), and Caldwell Fine Arts Sonatina Scamper at 10:45 a.m. ($5 early, $10 after Aug. 31). Register at or

Harvest Classic: 9 a.m. Sept. 19 at Nampa Recreation Center. Features an 8k run or wheelchair race, 2-mile run or walk, 1-mile noncompetitive race, food, prizes, entertainment, vendor booths and a school competition. Cost is $10-$25. Register at

Run for the Health of It 5k: 9:30 a.m. Sept. 19 at Ann Morrison. Proceeds benefit community outreach efforts. Early registration is $25. After Sept. 10, $30 through race day. Go to

Crater Crawl – Run Around the Rings: 10 a.m. Sept. 19 at Crater Rings National Natural Landmark, Mountain Home. Participants can run or hike a 10k course. Cost is $35. Go to

FitOne Family 5k, 10k and Half Marathon: 7 a.m. Sept. 26 at the Idaho State Capitol. Pick up your packet at the FitOne Expo Sept. 24- 25 at the Boise Centre, as well as participate in free health screenings and interact with FitOne sponsors and health/wellness related vendors. Proceeds benefit St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital. Call 381-2221 or go to

Boise Meets World 5k: 10 a.m. Oct. 3 at Ann Morrison. Cost is $20. Go to

City of Trees Marathon: Marathon at 8 a.m. and half marathon at 9 a.m. Oct. 11 at ParkCenter Park. Cost is $73 for marathon, $49 for half marathon, by Sept. 27; after Sept. 27 registration is $85 and $55. Go to

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5k walk/competitive run: 8 a.m. Oct. 17 at Julius M. Kleiner Memorial Park, Meridian. Benefit for the American Cancer Society. For runners only: $25 for early signup, $35 after Sept. 17. Call 422-0176.

Turkey Day 5k: 9 a.m. Nov. 26 at Capitol Boulevard. Register at


Boise Tennis Coalition: 1 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at Fort Boise.

Track and field

YMCA Team Idaho Youth Cross Country program: Practices held Monday and Wednesday nights, Sept. 9 through October 28, at various locations and times. The program is designed for ages 6-13 of all levels of experience and ability. Meets will be held every Wednesday night starting Sept. 23 at alternating locations through Oct. 28. Cost is $55 for Y members and $80 for nonmembers. Contact Jack at 344-5502, ext. 270, jack.ward@ymcatvidaho or go to or

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