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DePue 5K Run/Walk

DEPUE — The third annual 5K Run/Walk held in conjunction with the 2013 APBA races at DePue will be at 8 a.m. July 27.

Registration will begin at 7 a.m. at the north fire station in DePue. The entry fee is $20 if postmarked on or before Monday. After that date, the fee is $25.

All area walkers and runners are encouraged to take part in this event.

Trophies will be awarded to the top male and female finishers in each age group.

The awards ceremony will be held as soon as the last runner crosses the finish line and times are recorded.

Entry forms can be obtained at Starved Rock Runners Club, MC Sporting Goods, YMCA, the Locker Room in Spring Valley, DePue City Clerk’s office, and the DePue Post Office.

For further information, call Michael Rodriguez at 815-878-9024 or Ann Rodriguez at 815-447-2312 or email

PC golf tourney

MCNABB — The Putnam County girls basketball golf tournament will be held July 27 with a 9 a.m. shotgun start at Edgewood Golf Course. The entry fee per team is $240. Price includes golf, cart, skins and lunch.

Contact James Barnett to enter or for more information at 217-779-9718 or email

The first place team will win $1,000 and the second place team will win $500. There will be a hole-in-one contest and raffles.


MANLIUS — The Bureau Valley JFL program will run a three-day football camp from 6 to 8 p.m. July 24-26 at the JFL field in Manlius. Campers can sign up the first day of the camp and there is no charge.

JFL registration and equipment handout will be the last evening of the camp on July 26. The cost for JFL is $40 per player. All checks should be made out to the Bureau Valley JFL and payment is due at registration. All players must have a physical to practice.

A parent or guardian must be present at registration and sign a waiver showing proof of insurance. The first day of practice will be Aug. 5 from 4 to 6 p.m. More information will be available at registration. Check out the Bureau Valley JFL Facebook page for updates and information.

If there are any questions or concerns, contact Doug Koch, BV JFL president, at 815-719-5882 or Ken Mead, BV JFL board member and head coach, at 309-525-3080.

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