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October 17, 2012

Local sports briefs

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Learn to Skate

The Graf Rink, in cooperation with the Merrimack Valley Skating Club, is accepting applications for its fall Learn to Skate and Tiny Tots programs. Classes will run on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. Please visit www.grafrink.com for more detailed information such as class times and cost.

Flag Football

TTS/Ipswich Youth Flag Football League registration will be on Saturdays until Nov. 3 at Town Hall Fields. Grades 1 and 2 will be at 3 p.m,, grades 3 and 4 will be at 4 p.m., grades 5 and 6 will be at 5 p.m. The league fee is $50 and $40 for each additional family member. The family max is $100. Email questions to TTS/IYFFL program director coachmikefay@gmail.com.

Running

The 23rd Annual Winner’s Circle Running Club Wild Turkey Trot 3.1 Mile Cross-Country Run/Walk will be run Nov. 22 at 8:30 a.m. at the Pipestave Hill/Mill Pond Recreation Area. Proceeds to benefit the West Newbury Historical Society and the charitable activities and youth and adult running programs of the Winner’s Circle Running Club. Hosted and directed by the Winner’s Circle Running Club. For more information, visit http://www.runthecircle.org/turkey.htm or email Scott Walsh at turkeytrot@runthecircle.org.

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The Maudslay 5K Turkey Trot will take place at 8:20 a.m. on Nov. 22 at Newburyport’s Maudslay State Park. All race profits will go to the Newburyport Parks and other local charities. Please go to joppaflatsrunningclub.com for additional details or email mjfiene@msn.com.

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The sixth annual Mike Donohoe Run/Walk for Melanoma will be Oct. 21 at noon (kids run at 11:30 a.m.). For more information, email mikedonohoe5Kroadrace@comcast.net or call Rich at 978-500-9023.

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The Howling Mile dog race will take place Oct. 27 at 10 a.m. at Newburyport’s Cashman Park. The dog will have the timing chip, and the dog owner will be running with the dog. The race will be one nautical mile along the rail trail. There will be prizes by weight class of the dog, and also prizes for the best costume. After the race there will be a dog carnival hosted by the Clipper City Canines organization. All race profits will go to the Newburyport Parks and other local charities.Please go to joppaflatsrunningclub.com for additional details or email mjfiene@msn.com.

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