Sports Briefs

NOV. 15 - Jan. 5

Nature in Lights

BLORA’s annual holiday light display, Nature in Lights, runs from 5:30-11 p.m. Nov. 15 - Jan. 5. The event is open to all and includes Santa’s Village and Santa’s Depot. Discount tickets are available through Nov. 14.

For more information, visit or call 254-287-2523.

NOV. 16

The Great Turkey Chase

The Great Turkey Chase - Half Marathon is set for 7 a.m Nov. 16 at the Sportsmen Center.

Individual medals will be awarded to 1st through 3rd place in all men’s and women’s age categories. All participants will receive a finisher’s medal.

Pre-registration is open from now until noon Nov. 13. Cost for Department of Defense  members is $20 and non-DoD members $25. On-site registration cost is $25 for DoD members and $30 for non-DoD members. For more information, visit or call 254-285-5459.


Starker fitness center closed

Starker Functional Fitness Center is currently closed due to renovations. It is tentatively scheduled to reopen at the end of  October.

Le Tour de Hood

Sign up for classes for Le Tour de Hood Spin Cycle Challenge at Abrams Physical Fitness Center. The event will run until Dec. 20. Participants will attend spin classes and complete the seven mountain stages of the Tour de France.

Each phase is around 80 miles. Participants will receive a prize each time they complete 100 miles. Complete all seven phases in the time frame and receive a T-shirt.

Cost is $3 for walk-ins and $45 for a 16-visit pass. Times are 8-9 a.m. and 5:30-6:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, noon-1 p.m., Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and 9-10 a.m., the second and fourth Saturday of each month.