Julia Kirtland, a massage therapist and athlete, will lead a free clinic for runners from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday at the Center for Grieving Children, 555 Forest Avenue in Portland. Kirtland will help runners reduce the risk of injury with stretching, use of ice and cold, and self-massage. For more information or to sign up, call Kirtland at 775-5216.

 

Coast to Coast Baseball will hold a tryout and hitting camp for players ages 10-18 on Thursday at Mansfield Stadium in Bangor. Players chosen from the tryout may choose to represent the USA in competition in Puerto Rico or work with college coaches and pro scouts at a camp and showcase event in Florida or Arizona. The tryout will start at 10 a.m. and the hitting camp at 2 p.m. For more information or to register, visit www.coasttocoastathletics.com.

 

The Jason Otter Basketball Camps will be returning to Orono on July 24-25. This two-day camp will include a shooting camp and an elite guard camp for boys and girls in grade 6 or older. For more information, visit www.otterbasketball.com or call Bill Libby at 866-4124.

 

The Maine Games is offering an NFL-sanctioned Punt, Pass and Kick competition in conjunction with the 21st annual Maine Shrine Lobster Bowl Classic on July 24 at Waterhouse Field in Biddeford. Check-in begins at 9 a.m. and the preliminaries will start at 10. The finals will be held at halftime of the Lobster Bowl Classic. Participants should register at www.mainegames.org/puntpasskick.html.

A women’s 3-on-3 basketball tournament will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 24, at Portsmouth High School. There will be a women’s division for anyone 18 and older, and a girls’ division for grades 9-12. For more information, contact Mike Eliasberg at (603) 828-7320 or Bryan Rogers at [email protected]

 

MBR and the Sportszone in Saco will host the Beach, a tournament for high school girls’ summer basketball teams, on July 24-25. The event will be pool play with a three-game minimum. Each games will be two 16-minute halves. The cost is $250 per team. Teams should bring home and away jerseys and a scorekeeper. The event is not open to AAU teams. E-mail [email protected] or call 468-4685 for more information.

 

Maine Elite Lacrosse has open slots for the remaining sessions of some of its youth leagues and clinics, which are held on Sundays through Aug. 8. The openings are for the 4 p.m. boys’ clinic for grades 2 to 8, the 5 p.m. boys’ league for grades 7 and 8, and the 5 p.m. boys’ league for grades 4-6. Visit www.MaineEliteLacrosse.com for more information or to sign up.

 

The Pat’s Pizza Clam Festival Classic 5-mile road race will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday in Yarmouth. Registration and packet pickup is at Memorial Green, across from Merrill Memorial Library. Online registration is open through midnight Wednesday. There is also a half-mile fun run at 7:15 a.m. for kids ages 3-6, and a 1-mile race at 7:30 for kids ages 7-12. Visit www.mainetrackclub.com for more information.