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On the Schedule for June 27, 2014

Northwest Guardian

Published: 01:27PM June 26th, 2014

Summer youth sports, camps set

Youth: There are still openings for a number of youth sports made available through JBLM Child, Youth and School Services and SKIES Unlimited, including Special Olympics, basketball, flag football, soccer, golf, karate and gymnastics.

Children as young as 3-5 can also have fun with the Start Smart Sports Camp July 22-24 and Bumblebee Soccer beginning in August.

For more information and to register online, visit

Army Ten-Miler time trial July 12

Races: Runners who seek to qualify for the JBLM Army Ten-Miler Team will have one more opportunity to do so 8 a.m. July 12.

Top runners will join the JBLM team to compete in the All-Army Ten-Miler Competition October 12 in Washington, D.C.

For more information, call 253-967-4768.

Annual Mud Run scheduled July 19

Races: Get ready to run through the mud in the ninth annual Down and Dirty Mud Run, 10 a.m., July 19, at Soldiers Field House on Lewis Main.

The event’s theme encourages participants to dress as their favorite super heroes as they traverse the mud and water on a 5K run. Deadline for registration is noon July 9 and is $15 for all DOD ID card holders ($25 without).

For more information, visit

Military specials for Seafair events

Races: The entry fee for two of Seafair’s athletic events is only $20 each for military service members, starting with the Seafair Triathlon 6:30 a.m., July 20 at Seward Park in Seattle.

Indicate your military branch at time of online registration at and automatically be entered in the triathlon’s Military Challenge.

Use promo code TRILMIL14.

Service members are also invited to participate in the Seafair Torchlight 5k and 8K Run 6:30 p.m., July 26 starting at the Seattle Center.

Use promo code TLRMILITARY14 during online registration.