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From The Community Sports Desk | 3.9.18

As we roll into month No. 3 of the New Year, we have several new postings that describe what is coming up for this weekend. The first one on Saturday, 3/10 is a big fundraiser for the East L.A. Basketball Club, a co-ed youth program designed to offer training skills for youth, ages 5-15. The second event on Sunday, 3/11 is the annual community 4K event sponsored by Amigas Who Run. Then, as you continue down the page, please note that more events such as running and cycling have been added. To view other ongoing events in our previous calendar, click here.


Saturday, March 10th – Get Together For Night of Comedy While Fundraising For Our Youth


Sunday, March 11th – Join In The 4th Annual 5K Sponsored By Amigas Who Run

Put your running shoes on and come out to support the annual fundraiser sponsored by our very own Amigas Who Run, based in Boyle Heights. In the graphic below you will see the start and run times for this expanding event. Go to their Facebook page for more details on registering.


“East L.A. Runners” Become The Newest Running Group In Our Community 

Every Tuesday night at 7 pm the run starts in earnest for this dedicated and new group of runners based in East L.A. They first assemble at Belvedere Park Lake and then set off for a very energetic and healthy run, walk, and jog through the community. See their Facebook page for more details.


Southern California Cycling Events 

Thanks to our Garfield HS alumni and avid cyclist, Raul Castañeda, we have been informed of our first event offerings for the hundreds to thousands of cyclists from East L.A. and beyond. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced cyclist, you’re welcomed to  join in these exciting and adventurous sponsored local events. Go to their Facebook pages for more information.


Here are a few upcoming events that you can sign up for and/or join.

March 18th, Sunday,  Marathon Crash Ride – 3:00 AM – 7:00 AM – Rally Point Is At Tang’s Donut Shop

March 24th, Saturday, 7 AM –  32nd Annual Tour de Sewer Charity Fun Ride

April 2nd, Monday, SGV Climate Ride – Training Ride #5,     6 AM – 6 PM

As always, we encourage our diverse followers and audiences to engage in these sports that can keep you healthy as well as involved in making a difference in your lives, and perhaps those of others, whatever age you may be.


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