Sports shorts, Aug. 23, 2013

25-hour charity run
There are still spaces on the U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden’s team at this year’s 25-hour charity run. Help raise money for a good cause — promoting sports and fitness among young people — and join the team in running in Wiesbaden’s Kurpark Sept. 7-8. Call Capt. Glover at 337-5211 or email

Yoga classes
Free beginner level yoga classes are held every Wednesday at noon at the Wiesbaden Fitness Center. Come by or call civ (0611) 705-5541 for more information.

Outstanding shooter
Daniel Boehme, age 16, took second place in the juniors category at the German National Shooting Championships in Dornsberg Aug. 17-18. The international event featured competitors from Italy, Spain, the Netherlands and Germany. Bohme hit 159 of 200 clays to tie for 16th place out of 165 of Germany’s best marksmen of all ages.

Freedom Run
The Wiesbaden Fitness Center and Andrews Federal Credit Union hosts the 2013 Freedom Run Sept. 14 starting at 9 a.m. It’ll feature a 10-mile run, five-kilometer walk/run and a children’s half-mile run. Registration is $25 (free for children ages 14 and below) with free T-shirts going to the first 400 registered runners. Call civ (0611) 705-5541.

Golfing highlights
The Rheinblick Golf Course holds a Friday Night Scramble Aug. 30 at 6 p.m. and the Rheinblick Open Oct. 12-13 starting at 9 a.m. A club championship stroke play tournament for Rheinblick members will be held Aug. 31 and Sept. 1. Call civ (0611) 505-92713.

EFMP bowling
The Exceptional Family Member Program offers free family bowling at the Wiesbaden Entertainment Center Sept. 18 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Participants must be enrolled in EFMP. Call civ (0611) 4080-254.

Race for the Cure
Help promote breast cancer awareness at this year’s Susan Komen Race for the Cure in Frankfurt Sept. 29. Volunteers are needed — email To register for the run visit

Boot Camp
Wiesbaden Sports and Fitness invites community members to turn out for the Wiesbaden Fitness Center’s Boot Camp Sept. 2 to Oct. 18. Sign up at the front desk in the fitness center.

Recreational shooting
Head to the Wackernheim Range from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 14 to enjoy recreational shooting. Must be age 14 or above and accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Stop by Outdoor Recreation on Clay Kaserne for more information.

Watch NFL Football
Head to the Cappuccino Casino on Sundays from 7-10:30 p.m. to watch NFL Football.

Youth sports coaches
Coaches are needed by Child, Youth and School Services for the fall sports season (tackle and flag football, soccer, cheerleading, cross country and golf). Coaches need a background check which can take up to three weeks, so, if interested, get in contact now by calling the youth sports director, Mr. Alexander, at civ (0611) 705-7816.