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For the record

Published March 17, 2007



Umpires needed

The city of St. Petersburg is looking for ASA umpires for the city's adult softball league. Tryouts will be held March 24. Contact Buddy Morabito at (727) 643-2391.

City of Clearwater

The city of Clearwater will host a spring break camp for boys and girls grades 3-5 on April 5-6 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Countryside Recreation Center. For infomation, call 460-1904.


The Canterbury School is looking for two assistant volleyball coaches, an assistant swim coach, a head boys basketball coach and a head boys swim coach. Call athletic director Dave Smith at 521-5919 for information.

Countryside High School is looking for a boy's varsity basketball head coach and a varsity wrestling coach. Interested applicants should call Liz Collins at 725-7956.


March 24, 7:30 a.m. Race For Sight 5K and mile. Ybor City. Call 813-289-1200, ext. 256.

March 24, Run for the Rec. 5K and mile. Belleair (Rec Center). Call 588-3769, ext. 210.

March 25, 8 a.m. Run for the Matzahs 5K and mile. Largo's Taylor Park. Call 588-0100.

March 31, 7 a.m. Bolt Run, Tampa's St. Pete Times Forum. 5 miles; 5K at 8 a.m. Call 813-301-6855.

April 1, 8 a.m. Max Bayne Half Marathon/5K. Fort DeSoto Park, St. Petersburg. Call 644-7702.

April 1, 8 a.m. Ryka Iron Girl 10/5K. Clearwater's Pier 60. Call 942-4767, ext. 231.

April 7, 8 a.m. Croom Trail Runs, 50 and 15 miles, 50K. Brooksville. Call 727-504-3113.

April 7, 8 a.m. Guffy's Gulfside Gallop 5K and mile, on the beach at Indian Rocks Beach. Call Phil Wrobel at 517-0525.

April 7, 8 a.m. Hare Racing Experience 5K/10K. Tampa's Courtney Campbell Causeway. Call 813-870-3414.

April 7, 8 a.m. Flatlanders 5/10K, Brooksville. Call 352-799-5257; register at

April 13, 6:15 p.m. Harvey's Festival of States 5K/mile. Downtown St. Petersburg. Call Kim Skrovanek at 321-9888.

April 14, 8 a.m. Beach to Bayou 5K and mile, Fred Howard Park in Tarpon Springs. Call Dean Cosgrove at 938-9113.

April 14, 8 a.m. Seminole Stampede 5K, Seminole. Call Gretchen at 392-3245 for details.


Clearwater Bombers

The 18-under women's team will hold tryouts April 1 for girls between 14-18 years old. Call Doug Simmons at (813) 601-5171 or Ed Walter at 741-5512.


Announcements to appear in For The Record should be mailed to Times Sports, P.O. Box 1121, St. Petersburg, FL 33731-1121.

[Last modified March 17, 2007, 07:27:27]

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