Calendar Of Events Sports
Written by Miami Today on July 8, 2010
READY TO RUN
Looking for a running partner? Join a group of runners — or walkers — every Tuesday and Thursday until July 29 for Archbishop Curley Notre Dame Prep’s 14th annual Summer Fun Run Series. Meet at 6:30 p.m. Miami Shores Recreation Center, 9617 Park Drive, Miami Shores. Free. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org or www.acnd.net.
HIT THE STREETS
Beginners and veterans alike can join the Nike South Beach Run Club, which runs together on Thursday. Pacers guide through various distances (5K to 10K) along measure routes throughout South Beach. 7 p.m. Mr. R’s Sports, 435 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. Free. Details: (305) 431-8145.
Watch the World Cup in a family friendly environment on The PlayGround Theatre’s HD movie screen. 2:30 p.m. Additional showings for all World Cup matches. The PlayGround Theatre, 9806 NE Second Ave., Miami Shores. $15 per game. Details: (786) 853-3915 or email@example.com or www.theplaygroundtheatre.com.
Make World Cup watching a stylish affair at The Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove’s Amadeus Bar, which has been transformed into a World Cup Lounge. Offerings include a selection of international beers and a selection of menu options from the countries that playing in the match. Price includes all-you-can-eat buffet. 7 a.m.-5 p.m. during World Cup matches. Ends July 11. Amadeus Bar at The Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove, 3300 SW 27th Ave., Coconut Grove. $15. Details: (305) 644-4680.
NEED FOR SPEED
Motorcyclists get their day at the speedway during Florida Track Days. Three groups — novice, intermediate and advanced — can take to the track in 15- to 20-minute sessions all day, with instruction on and off the track for all levels. No racing license required. Homestead-Miami Speedway, One Speedway Blvd., Homestead. Spectators and participants free. Details: (305) 230-5000 or www.homesteadmiamispeedway.com or www.floridatrackdays.com.
Golf alongside sports and entertainment greats at the Summer Groove Golf Classic. Includes a welcome breakfast reception, unlimited food and beverages throughout the course, contests and a post-event award reception. Fund benefit Alonzo Mourning Charities and Wade’s World Foundation. 7:30 a.m. Doral Golf Resort & Spa, 4400 NW 87th Ave., Doral. $1,000-$4,000. Details: (305) 476-0095 ext. 131 or Samantha@amcharities.org or www.thesummergroove.com.
EVENING ON THE GREEN
Practice your swing after work this week and take advantage of a special two-for-one offer at Country Club of Miami’s lighted driving range: bring a friend after 5 p.m. and get a free large bucket of golf balls. Ends July 16. Country Club of Miami, 6801 Miami Gardens Drive, Miami. Details: (305) 829-8456 or www.golfmiamicc.com.