Sports and Schools

Kickball, colorful run on tap for Coupeville in coming months

Turn back the clock and enjoy kickbball

Adults can relive their elementary P.E. days by participating in the Kickin’ It for Kids kickball tournament April 6 at Coupeville’s Rhododendron Park.

The tournament will benefit the Coupeville schools’ field trip program.

The co-ed teams for the double-elimination tournament can have up to 12 players (eight on the field at a time, minimum three women); all players must be at least 16 and the team captain must be at least 18.

Shirts will be awarded to the first-place team, and prizes will be given to the team with the craziest uniforms.

Registration and full payment of $150 is due March 29; the tournament is limited to 15 teams.

The starting time will be determined after the number of teams is set.

Send check or money order to Coupeville Elementary School, attention Lisa Ford, 2 South Main Street, Coupeville, WA  98239.

For more information, call Mimi Johnson at 360-672-2103.

May fun run features cascade of color

The Color Splash Run, sponsored by Coupeville Elementary School, offers a unique racing opportunity May 18.

The run will focus less on speed and more on color and fun with friends and family.

Participants should show up at the starting line in a white shirt ready to be splashed with color.

The event, open to all skill levels, features 5K and 10K run/walks and a 400-meter kids dash (ages 3 to 7).

The 5K starts at 9 a.m., the 10K at 9:20 and the kids dash at 11.

Register online or email to request a registration packet.


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