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June 17, 2013

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The Nate Bibaud 5K will be hosted by Joppa Flats Running Club June 30 at 10 a.m. Proceeds will help Nathaniel deal with the sizable medical bills incurred after he suffered an accident leaving him with a severe spinal cord injury. Visit http://www.active.com/running/newburyport-ma/the-nate-bibaud-5k-2013 to register.

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Green Stride and Flatbread have teamed up to bring an eventful night every Wednesday that includes a group run leaving at 6 p.m. (arrive 15 minutes prior), a small flatbread pizza and a beer (or a non-alcoholic drink if preferred) all for only $5. For more information email racedirector@greenstrideraces.com.

Training

The annual Peak Performance Clinic, run by strength and conditioning coach Jason Beauparlant, will be held starting July 1 and running until Aug. 16. The clinic is open to all male and female athletes ages 13 through college. It is a multi-sport clinic that addresses speed, agility, quickness, explosiveness, injury-prevention and game-conditioning. It will be held at Fuller Field on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in the morning with a girls and boys session. For more information and to register visit www.peakperformancecamp.net or email jason@peakperformancecamp.net.

Field Hockey

Youth Field Hockey Skills and Drills Clinic will run on Mondays and Wednesdays for three weeks. Dates are June 24 and 26 and July 1, 3, 8 and 10 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Amesbury Sports Park. The clinic is open to all local students entering grades 3 to 9. The rate is $105 per player. An equipment package will also be available for purchase at the Amesbury Skate and Sport Shop. o register, checks can be made out to AHS Field Hockey Boosters and sent to Amesbury coach Bethany Noseworthy at 14 Gardner St., Salisbury, MA 01952. Contact Bethany Noseworthy at beth.noseworthy@comcast.net or 978-376-4292.

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Boston Field Hockey Umpires Association will be conducting a field hockey umpiring clinic at North Andover High School. The class will include two classroom sessions that will be on June 27 and June 28 from 5 to 7:30 p.m., and two on field sessions in conjunction with the North Andover Summer Knights Field Hockey League, dates to be determined later. The fee for the class is $125 and that includes all materials for the class, a rules book, a whistle, a set of warning cards, and an official’s game shirt. This certification will enable you to officiate lower levels of scholastic field hockey in your first season. Please email Robin Volpone at robinvolpone@comcast.net for more information.

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