Three races being planned in Farmington-Wilton area

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FARMINGTON – Three Greater Farmington-Wilton area races are upcoming.

The 9th annual Glen Gilchrist Yellow Ribbon 5K and 1-Mile are slated for Friday, June 23 at Titcomb Ski Slope in Farmington. The 1-Mile starts at 6:45 a.m., with the 5K to begin at 6:00. Registration (day of race only) starts at 5 p.m. at the ski lodge. More information can be obtained by contacting Kelley Cullenberg at (207) 778-4971, or arvid.cullenberg@maine.edu.

The 26th annual Strawberry Festival 3-Mile and 6th annual Kid’s 1-Mile events (formerly Moonlight Madness) are scheduled for Saturday, July 29 in downtown Farmington. The 3-Mile race ($10 entry) starts at 9 a.m. The 1-Mile race (ages 15-under) begins at 10:00. Entry fee is $5. Registration starts at 8 a.m. ($12 to run both races). For further information contact Kelley Cullenberg at (207) 778-4971, or Brian Kelly at (207) 645-2291.

The Wilton Blueberry Festival 10K and 1-Mile races are slated for Friday, August 4. The 1-Mile event (15-under) starts at 6 p.m. on High Street next to Kineowatha Park. The 10K begins at 6:30 on High Street on crest of hill near downtown Wilton. Registration at Wiles Funeral Home parking lot on High Street will start at 5:00 Entry fee is $10 for the 10K ($12 race day) and $8 for the 1-Mile race. Further information can be obtained by contacting Steve Russell at (207) 778-3440, or steverus@hughes.net.

Hoop camp planned

NORTH ANSON – The Cobra Country Hoop Camp is slated for June 26-29. The times are 2-5 p.m. for incoming Grades 3-6, and 5:30-8:30 for incoming Grades 7-9. Cost is $75.

Contact Mike Golden at 634-2023 for more information on the program.

Cheering tryouts slated

FARMINGTON The Mt. Blue Youth Cheering Tryouts for 2006 are upcoming. This group is sponsored by the Farmington Emblem Club #460.

Following are the dates and times: Farmington: Grades 2-5, May 22-23, Mallett School, 3-4:30 p.m. Wilton: Grades 2-5, May 25-26, Cushing School, 3-4:30 p.m.

More information can be obtained by calling Lesa Tompkins at 684-3525.

Soccer sign-ups set

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LEWISTON – The Lewiston High School Summer Soccer registration is scheduled for the LHS cafeteria on Monday, June 5, and Tuesday, June 6, from 2-3 p.m. Eligible are girls entering Grades 9-11, or attending LHS in the fall.

More information can be obtained by contacting Coach Rick Meyers at (207) 650-2502.

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