Community Sports Calendar

| August 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

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Tradewind Marathon — Register now for the Tradewind Marathon at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Kaneohe Bay. The triathlon — consisting of a 500-meter swim, 11.1-mile bike race and a 5K run — starts at 6:30 a.m., Hangar 101 (ramp area), Aug. 15. Check in is at 5 a.m. Cost for individual runners is $40 for military, and $60 for civilians; the three-person relay team is $60 for military, $85 for civilians. Register and pay online at Online registration closes Aug. 11 at 4:30 p.m. Call 254-7590.

Mango Days 5K — Register now for the 8th Annual Mango Days 5K to be held 6:30 a.m., Aug. 8. The course starts at the Magic Island parking lot at Ala Moana Beach Park, and ends near the tennis courts, winding its way around the park. The race benefits The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society; race proceeds go toward patient services and blood cancer research. Register at or in person at packet pickup on Aug. 7, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., at Runners Route, Kapiolani Boulevard. 


Simply Ballroom — The Armed Services YMCA is offering ballroom classes that cover the basic techniques and patterns of the American style of ballroom dance for $10 per class, per person. Participants aren’t required to find their own partner before registering for a class. Classes for service members and spouses are every other Saturday, 10-11 a.m. Classes for children ages 6-18 are every other Tuesday, 3-4 p.m. E-mail or call 624-5645 for more details. 

Outdoor Excursions — Outward Bound, an international, nonprofit outdoor education program, is offering fully funded outdoor adventure excursions to all Operation New Dawn and Operation Enduring Freedom veterans. Anyone who has deployed in support of Operation New Dawn/OEF combat operations is eligible to apply. The five-day excursions offer adventure activities in Maine, Texas, Colorado, California and Minnesota. All expedition costs — including round-trip transportation, lodging, equipment, food and instruction — are funded by a Sierra Club grant. Call 866-669-2362, ext. 8387, or e-mail

Bike Hawaii — Join Bike Hawaii’s professional nature guides and explore Oahu from the rainforest to the reef. Packages include downhill biking, sailing off Waikiki and more. Meals are included. Visit or call 734-4214.

Golfers Wanted — Military or civilian golfers interested in playing golf on Sunday mornings at Leilehua Golf Course may call 347-8038 or 375-3322. Tee off is before 8 a.m.

Scuba Diving — Interested in dive master, night, advanced open-water, technical, beach, rescue or adventure dive classes and certifications? Call Ocean Concepts at 677-7975.

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