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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, April 24, 2009

Early walk-up entry for Honolulu Marathon

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Advertiser Staff

To submit upcoming events: fax 808-525-5491; e-mail: cmurayama@HonoluluAdvertiser.com

Early walk-up registration for the Dec. 13 Honolulu Marathon will be May 23-24 at The Sports Authority in Waikele.

The hours will be from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. the first day and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. the second day.

The fee will be the same as last year $30. The first regular period entry fee for Hawai'i residents is $85.

Mail-ins of the form will be accepted between May 23 and May 31.

The cost will be $85 (down from $105 in 2008) during the first regular signing period for Hawai'i residents from June to Oct. 30.

During the second signing period from Oct. 31 to Nov. 13 the fee for Hawai'i residents will be $115 (down from $135 last year).

After that, everyone will pay $225 to enter.

PITCH, HIT AND RUN SUNDAY AT RADFORD

Hawai'i will hold its first Major League Baseball, Aquafina, Pitch, Hit and Run competition Sunday at Radford High's baseball field.

The event is free for boys and girls 7 to 14 and will be held from noon to 3 p.m.

The pitching competition tests accuracy at a target 45 feet away. Hitting tests distance and accuracy. Running tests speed in a sprint from second base to third and home plate. Participants must register online at www.eteamz.com/cef.

All participants must bring a copy of their birth certificate to the field.

For questions concerning the competition, contact Dean Sato at dean.sato@hawaiiantel.net

Participants have an opportunity to represent Hawai'i on the Mainland at the Team Championships in San Diego and the National Finals at the 2009 MLB All Star Game in St. Louis.

SIGN UP, SHOW UP

FLAG FOOTBALL: The deadline to register for a youth flag football league for boys and girls ages 5-12 presented by Kama'aina Kids is today.

Games will be played Sundays at Ala Pu'umalu Community Park in Salt Lake, starting May 3 and ending June 28. Divisions are under 6, 8, 10, 12.

The cost is $95 per player and includes jersey, team football, flags, belt and mouthpiece. Intact teams accepted. A free football clinic Sunday, conducted by Elite Sports Academy staff, is also included.

More information at www.elitesportshawaii.com/flag_football.

BASKETBALL: An offseason skill developmental basketball program for 12- to 14-year-olds will be held each Saturday at the Enchanted Lake Community Park basketball courts in Kailua.

The program, from 9 to 11 a.m., will provide supervised opportunities for young players to get game experience in both half and full court. There is no participation fee. Players are asked to bring their own basketball and water. Supervision and instruction will be provided by Chic Hess and his staff.

For information, contact Hess at 282-6949 or via e-mail at chichess@hawaii.rr.com.