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Big Isle briefs, Aug. 11

Waiakea Pirates

The Waiakea Pirates youth baseball organization is looking for T-ball (ages 5-6) and Bronco (11-12) players for the 2018 season.

For more information, call Kathy at 896-3610.

Basketball training

An advanced basketball training program will be held Aug. 12, 19 and 26 at the Old Kona Old Airport’s Kekuaokalani gymnasium.

Training is from 9:30 a.m.-noon and is free to all experienced players ages 10-17.

For more information, call 327-3553

Rainforest runs

Registration is ongoing for the Volcano Rainforest Runs, set for Aug. 19.

The half-marathon starts at 7 a.m., with the 5K (7:45 a.m.) and 10K (8 a.m.) to follow – all runs start and finish at Cooper Center on Wright Road in Volcano Village.

The fees for the races – half-marathon ($75), 10K ($45), 5K ($30) – will go up slightly after Monday.

Among the registration options is a packet pickup from 2-5 p.m. Aug. 17 at the Palace Theater in Hilo. There is no race-day registration for the half-marathon, but sign-ups for the other two races will be held 5:30-7 a.m. Aug. 19.

A Keiki Run and Zero Mile are planned later in the morning.

For more information, visit

Mana 10s

The Mana 10s will be held at 7:30 a.m. Saturday in Waimea.

The entry fees for the 10-miler and 10K are $5 for Big Island Road Runners members and $10 for non-members., and race-day registration is available from 6:30-7:15 p.m.

For more information, contact Keith Marrack at 895-9793 or visit


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