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   CLINICS for JUST RUN teachers and leaders
   King City childrens races - May 5, 2007 NEW
   Marina Just Run races - June 9, 2007 NEW
   Salinas Valley Track Club - competitive running
   Summer at Santa Catalina School
   Summer Madness in Seaside
   Tri California Junior Racing Team Meetings
   Ventana Wilderness Society Summer Programs
   YMCA Day Camp in the Summer
   4/29/2007 - Carmel, CA - News 46 5K - schools competition
   5/13/2007 - Castroville Artichoke Festival Kids Run - May 13 NEW
   5/19/2007 - Heart and Sole Race Salinas May 19, 2007
   7/4/2007 - Spreckels 1mile children's run - July 4, 2007

 CLINICS for JUST RUN teachers and leaders
 We usually have two group informational clinics to introduce the JUST RUN program, show how to use the website, how to implement the program, and talk about the program. These are held in late August or early September each year. One is in Monterey and one in Salinas. Call Sally Smith at the marathon office at 831-625-6226 for more information or to sign up or e-mail Sally at sally@bsim.org Please provide your name, role, school or organization, phone, e-mail, and date of the session you wish to attend.

We also will go to your school or group individually to provide training in starting the JUST RUN program.
 CSUMB has several summer sports camps. Call 831-582-3015 or look at athletics@csumb.edu for more information.

Herman Edwards Football Camp
Cheerleading Camp
Aldrete Baseball Camps call 831-884-0400
J. Robinson Wrestling Camp call 612-349-6585
STX Boys Lacrosse Camp call 800-944-7112
STX Field Hockey Camp call 800-944-7112
Monterey Bay Youth Basketball call 360-885-7810
Soccer Day Camp
Basketball Day Camp
Volleyball Day Camp
Swimming Lessons call 831-582-4552
Soccer Team Camp call 831-582-4536
Girls Basketball call 831-582-4846
Pete Newells Tall Women's Basketball Camp
Diving Lessons and Swimming Lessons - all times call 831-582-4552.
 KIDSLIFE Fitness centers are located at 22754 Portola Drive in the Toro Center between Monterey and Salinas (call 831-710-2770 for information) or 155 Bardin Road in Salinas (call 831-757-5437 for information).

KIDSLIFE fitness centers provide fee-based exercise for kids and their parents including cardio, exercise machines, strength training, and nutrition programs as well. Kids can be ages 6 and up and parents and their children can exercise at the same time together with exercise programs designed for you. It is great motivation for the whole family to exercise together.

30 minute fun and efficient workouts. Fast results - lose weight and gain self esteem. Friendly social interaction with no intimidation. Certified staff.
 King City childrens races - May 5, 2007
 King City is having a 5K run/walk on May 5, 2007 with divisions for children. To enter or for more information call Keith Wells or Michelle Agius at San Lorenzo Middle School at 831-385-5446.

There will be medals for 1st through 3rd place for 5th grade and under as well as other age groups.

The race starts at San Lorenzo Middle School at 9AM. Cost is $12 with a t-shirt and $5 without a t-shirt if you enter by March 30th. No t-shirts available after March 30th entry date but you can enter for $7.00 up to the race day or $10 on race day.
 Marina Just Run races - June 9, 2007
 Marina is having a series of races for children at the CSUMB track on the morning of June 9, 2007. Call the city of Marina Recreation Department for more information. Medals will be awarded for ALL participants.
 Salinas Valley Track Club - competitive running
 Fay Wenger is coach of the Salinas Valley Track Club and has many years of experience coaching competitive junior track athletes.

The Salinas Valley Track Club usually meets at Hartnell College for practice and competes in United States Track and Field Association national Junior competition.

If a child wants to run track competitively and get faster you can find out more by calling Coach Fay at 831-596-1332.
 Summer at Santa Catalina School
 Half day and full day options of programs at Santa Catalina School in Monterey. Call 655-9386 or see summercamp@santacatalina.org for more information

Programs on musical theater, marine biology, golf, theatre tech, and more. 5 week, 3 week, and 2 week sessions. June and July
 Summer Madness in Seaside
 The Seaside Oldemeyer Center has many Summer programs starting early June. Each week's program in different. Call 899-6805 for information.

The Seaside Soper Community Center also has many Summer programs. Call 899-6805 for information.
 Tri California Junior Racing Team Meetings
 If you are interested in this Junior Triathlon Team, contact Sharon Osgood at tballntricoach@aol.com for more information on Junior Triathlon Training throughout the year.
 Ventana Wilderness Society Summer Programs
 The Ventana Wilderness Society has many Summer programs starting June 13th. Call 831-455-9514. These are typically one week long programs for children 8 to 12.
 YMCA Day Camp in the Summer
 YMCA day camps available in the Summer. Call 831-373-4167 for information. Camps start early June.
Sunday April 29th, 2007Carmel, CA - News 46 5K - schools competition
 News 46 5K sponsored by Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula. Call the Big Sur Marathon Office at 625-6226 for more information or go to www.bsim.org Monetary awards given for schools participation.
Sunday May 13th, 2007Castroville Artichoke Festival Kids Run - May 13
 The Castroville Artichoke Festival Kids Fun run will be a 1 mile run for the nominal cost of $5.00. Each kid will receive a Just Run medal and free admission to the Artichoke Festival. Race starts at 9AM and you can register the day of the race starting at 7:30AM.
Saturday May 19th, 2007Heart and Sole Race Salinas May 19, 2007
 The Heart and Sole race starting at Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital will be May 19, 2007. There will be a 5k and 10K as well as 3 special races for Children. We highly recommend these childrens' races and we will be providing beautiful BSIM JUST RUN medals for all finishers. There will be a 1 mile race for children 9-12 at 9:45AM. There will be a 1/2 mile race for children 5 - 8 at 10:00 AM. There will be a toddler trot for children 1 to 4 at 10:15 AM.

Call Marta Fife at Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital for more information. Or e-mail Marta at mfife@svmh.com
Wednesday July 4th, 2007Spreckels 1mile children's run - July 4, 2007
 Spreckels has a 1 mile children's run which we recommend. It is July 4th, 2006 at 8:30 A.M. Call Kathy Peterson, Run Director at 831-455-2211 or 455-1665 for more information. It is for children age 12 and below. There is no entry fee or registration. Ribbons will be provided to all participants.