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Plans are being made for a 150-mile race from Gainesville to Tallahassee for late October to help celebrate Florida's 150th birthday. The "Run of the Century" is scheduled Oct. 28-29 along State Road 26 and U.S. 27 through Alachua, Columbia, Suwannee, Taylor, Lafayette, Madison, Jefferson and Leon counties. Fifty 3-mile runs will begin at the University of Florida and end at the Capitol.

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Gene Iba was named coach at Pittsburg State. Iba was 98-106 in seven years at Baylor. He resigned in 1992 and had been director of college relations at Central Florida Community College in Ocala.

ET CETERA: Mike Kench bowled a 289 game and rolled into first place in the Twins Falls PBA Senior Open in Idaho. Bobby Knipple was 57 pins behind.

_ Compiled from Times wires