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June 20, 2013

SPORTS BRIEFS

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There are lots of ways to keep fit and moving

DERRY — Derry Parks and Recreation offer a summer schedule of sports and fitness for all ages.

Programs planned for 2013 include tennis camps for ages 4 to 18, an adult tennis league, yoga, Zumba, and the popular Summer Fun Runs hosted by the Recreation Department and the Greater Derry Track Club.

For a complete schedule of summer offerings, call 432-6136.

Run for Freedom in Derry offers 5K, 10K

DERRY — The Greater Derry Track Club has announced the inaugural Run for Freedom 5K/10K, beginning at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 4.

Paper and online registration are now open, with tech T-shirts available through June 25.

Race day sign-up begins at 6:30 a.m. All funds from the races will be donated to Liberty House in Manchester, a nonprofit organization sponsored by the Manchester VFW and offering transitional housing, medical care, and job assistance to homeless veterans in New Hampshire.

The 5K and 10K races will be chip-timed, with age group winners three deep in both races. All runners are eligible for raffle prizes.

The Greater Derry Track Club is a nonprofit charitable organization devoted to promoting running and related activities. GDTC is also sponsoring its first community “Get into Fitness” Couch to 5K initiative, a free eight-week program open to anyone in the community interested in training for the 5K Run for Freedom. The application and brochure are located at gdtc.org/runforfreedom

This race is a family fun event for the Greater Derry community to honor the bravery and strength of those who have fought and died for the country.

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