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Mar 30, 2016

Ten Sisters of Dewey Beach kicks off May 30

Summer is quickly approaching and the 14th annual Ten Sisters of Dewey Beach Running Series will begin Monday, May 30, and end with the 40th annual Bottle and Cork 10-Miler. For the runners who have "been around a few years,” the Cork marks a great end to the summer season and fond memories from many years past.

Wayne Kursh, race director for Races2Run, says, "This year’s events will be the best ones yet! This is our 14th year for the fun and exciting racing series sponsored by the Highway One Group. Proceeds from many of the races go to local charities, such as Sussex Consortium, the Dewey Beach lifeguards and other worthwhile organizations.”

New for 2016 will be the 10 Sisters Championship Point Series. Everyone is eligible to compete. Points will be awarded to the top 5 places in each age group for each race. Series runners who place in the most number of runs have a greater chance to be the champion in their age category. More details can be found at www.races2run.com.

Go to the website to check out the dates and times for each race. Folks may register for one or all 10 races. Beach house or family teams are also invited to participate. Team rules are on the website or contact Barb Kursh at barb@races2run.com or at 302-521-0134 for more information. If runners participate in all the races they will receive prizes, such as 10 Sisters awards, running attire and a free pass for the New Year’s Eve 2016 event at the Rusty Rudder.

Most races are $25 in advance of race day. So mark your calendar and register early for the best deals.

The schedule is as follows:

• Monday, May 30 - 14th annual Highway One Pictures 5K, Rusty Rudder

• Saturday, June 5 - Third annual Dewey Color Run, Rusty Rudder

• Sunday, June 26 - Northbeach 5K, Northbeach

• Sunday, July 3 - Outlet Liquors 5K, Rusty Rudder

• Sunday, July 10 - 10th annual Dewey Beach Liquors 5K, Ivy

• Saturday, July 23 - 15th annual Penn State Day 5K, Ivy

• Sunday, July 31 - 14th annual Lifeguard 10K/ 5K, Rusty Rudder

• Saturday, Aug. 20 - Third annual Breast Fest 5K, Jimmy's Grill

• Sunday, Sept. 4 - Fourth Summer's End 5K, Jimmy's Grill

• Saturday, Sept. 12 - 40th annual Bottle & Cork 10-Miler & 5K, Bottle & Cork

 

Junior and adult tennis clinics at The Villages of Five Points

Junior tennis clinics for ages 4 to 14 will be held Mondays and Wednesdays at The Villages of Five Points. Clinics began Monday, April 18 and run through Wednesday, Nov. 2. Younger children will learn to play tennis in a fast, fun and rewarding way using the USTA Quickstart format with smaller racquets, mini tennis nets and lower-bouncing youth tennis balls. Older junior players use standard size courts and begin a quicker transition to point play. Clinics for ages 4 to 7 will be at 4:15 to 5:15 p.m. and ages 8 to 14 will be held from 5 to 6:15 p.m.

Adult clinics for intermediate and advanced players will run from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays. For more information, go to www.patbreentennis.com or email Pat Breen at breenpat@yahoo.com.

Registration open for USTA tennis leagues

It’s time to grab a racquet, your sneakers and some tennis balls and head to your local court to be part of a fun, social and healthy activity.

Registration for USTA tennis leagues is now taking place across the country – the perfect way to play for those looking to enjoy the thrill of competition while making friends in the process.

The USTA offers a wide variety of competitive tennis programs available for members of all ages.

Registration for a 55 & over league is open through July 30, 40 & over league is open through July 2 and an Adult 18 & over league is open through June 18.

For more information, contact Patti Donato at donato@ms.usta.com, 302-415-1114 or go to www.usta.com/league.

Dewey Beer Co. golf tourney May 3

Dewey Beer Co. Brewery & Kitchen will hold its inaugural golf tournament Tuesday, May 3, at The Rookery South Golf Club. All proceeds of the four-person golf scramble will benefit the Rehoboth Walk to Cure Alzheimer's.

Registration check-in begins at 11:30 a.m., with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. The cost of the tournament is $400 per team or $100 per golfer. The cost covers golf, a boxed lunch and dinner/awards at Dewey Beer Co. after the tournament. Registration for sponsorship needs to be received by Tuesday, April 19. Registration for golf will be accepted until Tuesday, May 3. To receive a registration form or inquire about sponsorship opportunities, email Devin or Jeff at dbcogolf@gmail.com or go to the brewery at 2100 Coastal Highway, Dewey Beach.

Co-owner and head brewer Mike Reilly and his family are very involved with the Alzheimer's Association due to the disease being prevalent in his family. When Dewey Beer Co. decided to have its inaugural golf tournament, it was an easy decision as to what organization they wanted to support. To donate to the cause, go to http://act.alz.org/goto/deweybeerco.

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