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Filthy Fun Run 5K coming on Nov. 19

The Pasco Pediatric Foundation will have its Filthy Fun Run 5K on Nov. 19 at the Concourse, 15325 Alric Pottberg Road, Spring Hill.

With an obstacle course built into the race route, participants will crawl through mud, climb over walls and swing from tree limbs to reach the finish line. The Filthy Fun Run is being held in memory of longtime Pasco Pediatric Foundation supporter Dr. Jeffrey Baumrauker.

The race is open to adventure lovers ages 18 and older, regardless of athletic ability. Participants may sign up for different groups starting every half-hour, the first at 8 a.m. and the last at 12:30 p.m.

The entry fee is $50. A party featuring a band, disc jockey and catering from Buffalo Wild Wings will run throughout the event and is open to racers and spectators. Sponsorships are available.

For information, visit filthyfunrun.com or call (727) 863-2266.

SPRING HILL WRESTLING: Spring Hill Youth Wrestling begins a new season Nov. 29.

Practices will be on Tuesday and Thursday nights at Springstead High School in the wrestling room. Beginners' practice will be at 5:30 p.m., while advanced wrestlers begin at 6:30 p.m.

The cost is $150, and registration will be done at the first practice.

For information, call Eric Swensen at (352) 797-7010, ext. 347, or visit springhillwrestling.com/youth.html.

TOYS FOR TOTS GOLF: Marine Corps League 708 is sponsoring the Toys for Tots Golf Tournament at the Dunes Golf Club, north of Weeki Wachee, on Nov. 30.

Registration will begin at 8 a.m., with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. The entry fee is $65 per person, including golf, cart and lunch. Hole sponsorships are available for $50. All proceeds will go to Toys for Tots of Hernando County, which provides Christmas gifts to needy children.

For information, call Debbie Forbes at (352) 200-5548.

RIDE UNITED BIKE RUN: The United Way of Hernando County is sponsoring the Ride United Bike Run for Early Literacy at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 19.

The event will start and finish in the parking lot of United Way headquarters at 4030 Commercial Way in Spring Hill. The registration fee is $20, with T-shirts going to the first 50 who sign up. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. the day of the run.

In addition to the run, there will be a 50/50 drawing, door prizes and giveaways, entertainment and special guests. Food and beverages will be available. Those who register before 9:30 a.m. will receive an additional chance for a door prize.

Sponsorship opportunities are available. Proceeds will benefit the Dolly Parton Imagination Library. All donations of canned goods will go to Hernando County food pantries.

For information, call (352) 688-2026 or visit unitedwayhernando.net.

ALZHEIMER'S CHARITY GOLF: The Alzheimer's Family Organization will have its 11th annual charity golf tournament Saturday at Seven Springs Country Club in New Port Richey.

Registration is scheduled for 6:30 a.m.; breakfast will be provided by IHOP. The shotgun start is set for 8 a.m., with lunch provided by Argento's Italian Bistro at the conclusion of play.

The tournament is 18 holes with a four-person scramble format.

The registration fee is $80 per player. Sponsorship opportunities are available.

For information, call Kathy Montero at (727) 848-8888 or toll-free 1-888-496-8004.

Filthy Fun Run 5K coming on Nov. 19 11/08/11 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 8, 2011 7:53pm]

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