Mikolajewski 5k run/walk set for July

The Piqua Optimist Club’s eighth annual Bob Mikolajewski Memorial 5K Run and Walk will be held July 16, 2016, at 8:30 a.m. at the Piqua High School — meeting in front of the Commons Area.

Runners and walkers should pre-register by mail postmarked before July 1st to ensure a race t-shirt.

Online registration is also available through www.cantstoprunnning.com.

However, race day registration will also be available starting at 7:15 a.m.

The cost to participate in the event is $15, and prizes will be awarded to the overall and age category winners.

The event is a major fundraiser for the Piqua Optimist Club and is held to honor the memory of our longtime member, club treasurer, and friend, Bob Mikolajewski.

The Piqua Optimist Club is a “Friend of Youth” in the Piqua community through its youth events, including Tri-Star sports, Youth Appreciation luncheon, the awarding of scholarships, and support of many other youth related functions.

For more information about the 5K or the Piqua Optimist Club, please visit www.piquaoptimistclub.org, or contact race director Kazy Hinds (937) 570-2758.

Piqua youth

soccer camp

There will be a Piqua Youth soccer camp from July 11-14 at the Piqua high school practice fields behind the junior high.

The camp will be from 5:30-7 p.m. for grades 1-7.

Cost of the camp is $40 and checks should be made payable to PISA.

Registration deadline is June 30 and walkins are welcome.

For more information email coach Loisy at loisyf@piqua.org or coach Ritter at ohioritter@sbcglobal.net

Western Ohio

Basketball Camp

The Western Ohio Basketball Camp for boys in grades 3-9 will be held June 27-July 1 at Milton-Union High School.

It is the only five day, full day basketball camp in Western Ohio and camp will run fro 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day.

Each Player gets a basketball and camp t-Shirt. There will be trophies for 5-on-5 champions, 3-on-3 champions, free throw and hot shot champions for each grade and for camp All-Stars.

Milton-Union varsity coach Mike Piatt is camp director.

For information, please email or call coach Piatt at mjpiatt@hotmail.com or call 937-638-7762.