Sports Community Calendar: Aug. 23-29


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


Havoc Nation boys tryouts: Sept. 10 at 5 p.m. for sixth-graders and 6:30 p.m. for seventh-graders at Idaho Athletic Club, Eagle. Email Coach Quinney at


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.


Daughters of the Nile tournament: Registration at 7 a.m. and shotgun start at 8 a.m. Sept. 10 at Eagle Hills. Fundraiser for the Shriners Hospitals for Children. Cost is $80 per player or $300 per team. Payment needed on or before Sept. 1. Contact Sonjia at 869-6922 or


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.


The Great Inflatable Race: 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27 at Ann Morrison Park. Family-friendly obstacle course fun run. Cost is $25-$75. Go to

Payette Lake Run: 8 a.m. Sept. 4 at Depot Park, McCall. Three courses: 30k, 8.6 mile and 5k. Go to

NF Superhero Walk/Run and Family Fun Day: Registration at 10 a.m. and walk/run at 11:20 a.m. Sept. 10 at Julius M. Kleiner Memorial Park, Meridian. Fundraiser for the Children’s Tumor Foundation. Register at

PurpleStride Boise: 10 a.m. Sept. 10 at Ann Morrison Park. A 5K run and family-friendly walk to raise funds and awareness for pancreatic cancer. Registration is $25 general, $10 children, free for survivors and volunteers. Day-of registration is $5 more. Go to

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

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

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

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

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

Onward Shay! Boise Half and Full Marathon: 7 a.m. Oct. 30 at Payette Brewing Company. Early registration for the marathon is $100; half is $65. Go to

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 or call 853-1221


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

▪  Practices on Mondays and Wednesdays at various locations and times, beginning Sept. 7 and continuing 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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