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August 9, 2013

Sign-ups accepted for Triathlon Inaugural Race

KINGSTON — There is still time to register for the Kingston Triathlon Inaugural Race taking place on Sunday at the YMCA Camp Lincoln, 67 Ball Road, Kingston.

This multi-sport endurance event is also open to Haverhill residents and consists of swimming, cycling, and running in succession over various distances. There is a one-quarter mile swim, 15-mile bike ride and 3.1 mile run. The race is USAT sanctioned and features CHIP timing. The race starts at 8 a.m.

Participants will receive shirts. Awards and prizes will be given out following the race with a post-race barbeque. Racers should arrive at 6 a.m. The public is invited and may start arriving after 6 a.m. There is a playground for children. The race is being organized by the Atkinson Lions Club.

Proceeds from this event will benefit neuroblastoma research (a pediatric cancer) and local Lions Club charities. For more information or to register, visit www.kingstontriathlon.com or call 508-944-5138.

Flag football announced

Havoc flag football invites all NFL Play 60 flag football teams and their commissioners to a round robin at Trinity Stadium on Lincoln Avenue.

Events will be held on Sundays at 4 p.m. beginning Sept. 8 and will run for eights weeks. Cost of $89 per player includes NFL game jersey, belt, flag and insurance, or $69 with insurance but no game jersey, belt or flag. Register online at www.havocflagfootball.com or call 978-400-6058.

VFW Christmas in July winners announced

The Lorraine Post 29 VFW Santa Parade Committee announced the winners of last month’s Christmas in July calendar fundraiser.

This year’s winners are as follows: Maureen Bly, Heather Johns, Gary Stack, Robert Rivers, Ron Cowles, Milt Taylor, Dave Church, Steve and Terry Franklin, Caroline Chaplick, Bill Conroy, Donna Mitchell, Richard West, Dick Pearl, Bruce Christie, Denice Lugo, John and Lisa Guerin, Kim Pendergast, Stan Ward, Nick Sullivan, Tim Comeau, Betty Bastarache, Jacqueline Bologna, Caroline Chaplick, Jim Reaney, Steve LaRoche, Jayson Petrou, Barry and Andrea Kittredge, Jim Reaney, Barbara Rivers, Dan Hoyt, and Julie Haley. The next parade fundraisers are the annual Family and Business Boosters Clubs that will launch in September.

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