Sports shorts, July 18, 2013

Wiesbaden runner wins 10-Miler

Wiesbaden’s John King leads the pack at the Army 10-Miler qualifier.

Wiesbaden’s John King leads the pack at the Army 10-Miler qualifier.

Three cheers for Wiesbaden’s John King who placed first at the Army 10-Miler Qualifier in Grafenwöhr with a time of 54:49:83. King will be among the top six men and women to represent U.S. Army Europe at the Army race in Washington, D.C.



Wounded warrior ride

Join the Wounded Warrior Project for a community cycling experience Aug. 10. Registration will be held at 8 a.m. at the Bostalsee, Am Seehafen, 66625 Nohfelden-Bosen (near Baumholder). The ride begins at 9:30 p.m. Bring your own bike, gear and helmet (required). Register at under Community Rides.

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.

Youth Sports Summer Program

Wiesbaden’s Child, Youth and School Services offers soccer July 23-25 and basketball July 30 to Aug. 1. Call Parent Central Services at civ (0611) 705-7928 for more information.

Golf opportunities

The Rheinblick Golf Course features a Friday Night Scramble July 19 with a shotgun start at 6 p.m. Cost is $10 for members, $20 for nonmembers (ID cardholders). The golf course hosts the Blickster 27-hole Challenge July 27 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The two-person team event costs $20 per member or $35 for nonmembers (ID cardholders). Call civ (0611) 143537 7003 for details.

Recreational shooting

Head to the Wackernheim Range from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 17 or 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.

Three country march

The German Armed Forces Reservists Association hosts the 19th international Three Country, Two-Day March Oct. 4-6. The march takes participants through Germany, the Czech Republic and Austria. For more information about the march call Ulf Sümmerer or Christine Hany at civ (08551) 2232 or email

Summer swim clinic

The Wiesbaden Wahoos swim team hosts a summer swim clinic from Aug. 13-17 for stroke development and from Aug. 19-23 for intermediate and advanced swimmers. Both sessions will be held at the Hallenbad Kleinfeldchen from 8-10 a.m. Cost is 90 per swimmer. Registration information is available online at Register by July 23 for a free clinic T-shirt.