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March 1, 2013

Sports Shorts – March 1, 2013

Flag football all-stars get challenged

 

Photo by Airman 1st Class Devante Williams

Morgan Gore, 56th Communications Squadron, runs backwards toward the end of the cone during the flag football all-star quarterback challenge Feb. 20 at Luke Air Force Base. Gore completed the drill in 21 seconds.
 

Photo by Airman 1st Class Devante Williams

Luke Air Force Base members await instructions during the flag football all-star quarterback challenge. Nine quarterbacks from different flag football units were selected to participate in the event.
 

Photo by Airman 1st Class Devante Williams

Rakeem Redd, 607th Air Control Squadron, attempts to throw the football through the goal posts during the quarterback challenge. The quarterback challenge featured events such as passing accuracy, long-distance throws and a miniature drill.

St. Patrick’s Day 5k

The Luke Air Force Base Bryant Fitness Center is featuring the St. Patrick’s Day 5k run at 7 a.m. March 15 in front of the 944th Fighter Wing headquarters building. Trophies, prizes and refreshments are included. For more information, call (623) 856-6241.

Family camp out

The spring family camp out at Fowler Park is April 12 and 13. Eat s’mores around a camp fire, sleep under the stars and watch a movie on the big screen. Dinner and breakfast are provided. The event is free. A tent and sleeping bag package can be rented at outdoor recreation. For more information, call (623) 856-6267.

Rope course

Flagstaff extreme rope course April 27 is a high rope course and zip lines that will challenge the fittest. Three heights to choose from. The cost is $55 per person and includes roundtrip transportation. For more information, call (623) 856-6267.

Aerobics

Yoga, step, sculpt, Zumba, Pilates, spin, cardio and stretch are available Monday through Thursday and Saturday in Bldg. 700. No classes Fridays, Sundays and holidays. Classes are subject to change. For more information, call (623) 856-6241.

Warrior training

Warrior training classes are every 45 minutes continuously from 6 to 9:15 a.m. and 11 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Combat Fitness Center. For more information, call (623) 856-6241.

 




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