With sunshine, wind and spray greeting competitors at Sunday's Pedersen Classic Row Boat Race, Denise Turley of Anchorage won the Race for Joy Memorial. Melissa Wigham of Homer was second. Cameron Forbes won the singles race, edging Wesley Phelps in a photo finish. John and Denise Turley won the doubles event, beating Kirby Corwin of Seldovia and John Miles of Homer.
Donleys best at migration
Kevin Donley of Anchorage won the men's race at the Shorebird Festival Migration Run Sunday morning, beating second-place Wiley Bland by nearly 30 seconds. Shannon Donley of Anchorage won the women's race. Tracy Houser was second.Three-year-old Dylan Saunders, who has competed in the race every year of his life, took youngest-finisher honors.
Torch Run on Saturday
The Alaska Law Enforcement Torch Run, a benefit for Special Olympics Alaska, will take to the streets of Homer on Saturday. The fun run starts from the Eagle Quality Center parking lot at 10:30 a.m. Registration begins at 10 a.m. Pledge sheets to help Special Olympics are available at Eagle and other locations. A $25 donation also earns a T-shirt.
Hershey's track meet set
The Homer Community School is sponsoring the Hershey's Youth Track and Field meet on Saturday, beginning with registration at 1 p.m. and events starting at 2. All kids ages 7-14 may compete in this free event. Volunteers are also encouraged to drop by. Call 235-6090 for details.