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Story last updated at 6:12 PM on Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Sports Briefs

Annual golf tournament provides local support

The Kachemak Classic annual golf tournament fundraiser sponsored by the Kachemak Board of Realtors will be Saturday at the Fireweed Meadows Golf Course in Anchor Point. Registration will be open 8:15-9:30 a.m., with tee off at 10 a.m. Cost is $50 per person in advance and $55 the day of the event. Mulligans are $10 and limited to one per player. Sponsor the event for $250. All proceeds help Hospice of Homer, Homer Community Food Pantry and scholarships.

For preregistration, contact Karrie at 235-5803 during the week, at 399-2085 on evenings and weekends or email kyoungblood@fnbalaska.com.

Run for Unity in Soldotna Saturday

The 5-kilometer or 10 mile 2011 Rotary Unity Run is July 16.

Pre-registration fees are $10 for youth 12 and under, $30 for adults and $50 per family. The cost is $5 more on the day of the race.

T-shirt and socks are included with registration. Awards will be given to the top three men and women in each distance category. There also will be door prizes and a post-race barbeque.

The 10 mile race begins at 9 a.m. and the 5k at 9:30. All participants should meet at the finish line at Soldotna High School half an hour before start time for transport to the starting lines, which will be at Kenai Central High School and the Glacier/GMC dealership.

Participants must pick up bibs at SoHi prior to the start of the run Saturday or 5-6 p.m. tomorrow.

For more information, call Dale Bagley at (907) 398-1865.

Homer pool resumes summer schedule

The Kate Kuhns Aquatic Center will resume summer hours at 6:30 a.m. July 18.

The pool offers lap swim Monday through Friday at 6:30-8 a.m., 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and 7:30-8:30 p.m. Lap swim on Saturday is held noon-1 p.m. Open swim is 1-3 and 6-7:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1-3 p.m. on Saturday. Senior exercise is held Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10:30-11:30 a.m. Parent-Tot swim is Tuesday and Thursday 10:30-11:30 a.m.

For more information, visit www.homerpool.org or call 235-74216.