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On the Schedule for July 11, 2014

Northwest Guardian

Published: 02:32PM July 10th, 2014

Military specials for Seafair sports

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. Sunday, 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 at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, July 26. Use promo code TLRMILITARY14 during online registration.

Army Ten-Miler time trial tomorrow

Races: Runners who seek to qualify for the JBLM Army 10-Miler Team will have one final opportunity to do so 8 a.m. tomorrow.

Top runners will join the JBLM team that competes in the All-Army 10-Miler Competition Oct. 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 asks participants to dress as their favorite super heroes as they traverse mud and water on a 5K run. For more information, visit

Rainiers to host appreciation day

Sports: The Tacoma Rainiers are hosting Veteran’s Appreciation Day at Cheney Stadium July 26, beginning with a Veterans Appreciation Expo 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the parking lot between the stadium and Foss High School.

Veterans can also purchase military-discount tickets to one or both games in a doubleheader against the Sacramento River Cats beginning at 6 p.m. The Group Express Ticket for $15 includes a reserved seat ticket and a ballpark meal. The Military Double Play Ticket for $25 includes a reserved seat, meal and limited edition Rainiers hat.

Visit for tickets or more information.