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April 23, 2012

Local sports briefs

Local sports briefs

Boosters

AHS All-Sports Boosters Club is hosting an "Amesbury High Night of Fun and Games May 8 (4 to 8 p.m.) at Lena's Seafood and Captains Corner in Salisbury. The entire facility at Captains Corner will be open, including the mini-golf course, batting cages and go-carts. Proceeds will support the efforts of the AHS Grad Night Committee and the AHS All-Sports Boosters Club. Mini-golf tickets are $7 each and include a free batting cage token. Tickets can be purchased directly from members of either group and are also on sale at Amesbury High School, Cutter's Plus in Amesbury, and Amesbury Skate and Sport Shop. In the event of rain, Lena's will still be open and mini-golf tickets will be honored anytime after May 8. For more information, contact ahs-boosters@hotmail.com or amesburygradnight@gmail.com.

Running

New Half Marathon Training Program runs at Natural High Fitness Club Saturdays at 8 a.m. at Natural High Fitness Club, 50 Water St. at the Tannery. Participants will be training on Saturdays for a Memorial Day Weekend event. Please contact Nancy McCarthy at 978-499-0993 or e-mail Nancy@getrealfitness for further information or to register.

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Join Nancy McCarthy for her Couch to 5K Beginner Running nine-week program to train for the inaugural Derek Hines Flag Day Race, which will be held on June 14. This program is offered free of charge to all levels of fitness. For further information or to register, please call Nancy McCarthy 978-499-0993 or e-mail Nancy@getrealfitness.com.

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The seventh annual Spring Fever 5K and Family Fun Run will be May 6 (1 p.m.) at the Bresnahan School in Newburyport. Sign up for the race at http://www.active.com/running/newburyport-ma/newburyport-spring-fever-5k road-race-and-family-fun-run-2012. It is the largest fundraiser for the Newburyport Elementary PTO and all proceeds go directly to the elementary schools in Newburyport.

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