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November 1, 2012

SPORTS BRIEFS

Ridley to sign autographs

DERRY - New England Patriot running back Stevan Ridley is coming to Derry this month.

On Wednesday, Nov. 14, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Ridley will be at La Carreta Mexican Restaurant, 35 Manchester Road, to sign autographs.

Inscriptions of three or four words are $15, regular autographs are $29, premium autographs cost $39.

For details, visit NewEnglandPicture.com.

Thanksgiving 5K set in Nashua

NASHUA - Once again this year, St. Joseph Hospital and Nashua High School North and South Cross-Country Teams have teamed up to offer the Great Gobbler, a 5K race and walk on Thanksgiving morning, with timing, registration and race organization provided by Millennium Running.

The race will take place at Mine Falls in Nashua at 8 a.m. on Nov. 22. For the kids, there will be a Little Gobbler Fun Run around the Nashua High South track that takes off at 7:30 a.m.

Pre-registration is recommended, as the first 750 paid-registered 5K runners will receive a long-sleeve tech shirt and the first 200 kids (10 and younger) registered for the Little Gobbler Fun Run will receive a hat. Race day registration starts at 6:30 a.m.

Early-bird registration race fee is $25 for adults (18 and older), $20 for youth (17 and younger) and free for the Little Gobbler Fun Run (ages 2 to 10). Registrations received the day of the event are $30 for adults, $25 for youth and free for the Little Gobbler Fun Run (ages 2-10). All proceeds will go to the Nashua High School Cross-Country teams. Canned good donations are being accepted the day of the race for the Nashua Soup Kitchen and Shelter.

To register online, visit stjosephhospital.com/GreatGobbler.

Check out apprentice hunting

CONCORD - New Hampshire has a new opportunity this year for sharing or participating in the hunting experience. The Apprentice Hunting License allows people to hunt, under the guidance of an experienced hunter age 18 or older, without first taking a Hunter Education course.

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