Sports Briefs

See Ya Later hosts Champions Run

The SeeYaLater Foundation will host the Champions Run For Heroes Saturday, Aug. 29 at Joe Dancer Park in McMinnville. Check-in for the 5K run/walk and 1/2-mile kids’ run will begin at 7 a.m., with the 5k to begin at 8 a.m. followed by the kids’ run at 9 a.m.

Early registration costs $25, while registration is available on race day for $30. All 5K registrants receive an event shirt, swag bag, snacks and drinks as well as prizes. Medals will be awarded to the top three male and female finishers as well as the top male and female finishers over age 48.

Any runner who can post a faster time than Brian Bernier will have their registration fee refunded (women will receive a two-minute handicap in this challenge). Registration for the kids’ run is $5 and 20 percent of all registration fees will be donated to the McMinnville Police Department, McMinnville Fire Department and Yamhill county Sheriff’s Office. Pre-registration is available online at seeyalater.org. For more information, call 503-434-1730 or email info@seeyalater.org.


Mac youth soccer registration now open

Soccer players in kindergarten through sixth grade can register for the McMinnville Parks and Recreation Department’s fall youth soccer program now through Saturday, Aug. 29, either at the Community Center during normal hours on online through the McMinnville Parks and Rec website.

Fall season runs from late September through end of October. Kindergarten and first-grade registration fees are $49 for Mac residents and $57 for non-residents, while third-, fourth-, and fifth- and sixth-grade registration costs $59 for residents and $69 for non-residents. All games are played at Joe Dancer Park in McMinnville.