Marana Splash N' Dash events to soak the summer

2014-05-16T15:00:00Z Marana Splash N' Dash events to soak the summerBy Phil Villarreal Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

Summer runners know a soak in the pool makes scampering in the heat more tolerable. Marana plays into that knowledge with its annual  Splash N' Dash swim-run events.

Participants can be age 6 or older. The event starts with a 200-, 400- or 800-yard lap swim followed by a half-mile, 1.5-mile or 3-mile run. Registration starts at 5:30 p.m., followed by races at 6 at Ora Mae Harn Park, 13250 N. Lon Adams Road. Registration is $5. Participants receive a shirt.

Races are May 22, June 5, June 19, July 3, July 17 and July 31.

For more information, visist www.marana.com/recreation online. 

Contact reporter Phil Villarreal at pvillarreal@azstarnet.com or 573-4130.

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The Star's Northwest team, Tiffany Kjos and Phil Villarreal, write this blog, which focuses on all of northern Pima County, including Marana, Picture Rocks, Avra Valley, Oro Valley and Catalina; and SaddleBrooke in Pinal County. They welcome contributions via email at northwest@tucson.com

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