Bulletin Board: Millers River Challenge to take place on Sept. 3

Staff Reports
Published: 8/5/2022 8:37:22 PM
Modified: 8/5/2022 8:34:16 PM

Sign-ups have begun for the Millers River Challenge. 

The 10th annual canoe, kayak and stand up paddle board race, which is hosted by the Orange Lions Club, is set for Saturday, Sept. 3 beginning at the Orange Riverfront Park. 

The eight-mile Pro Race begins at 11 a.m. while the High School Cup Race and Youth Race get going at 1 p.m. Same day race sign-up begins at 9 a.m. The cost is $5 for kids under 18 and $20 for those 18-and-up. 

For more information, call 978-577-8420 or email billygoatboats@gmail.com. The first 50 to register receive a free t-shirt on race day. 

Race to End Child Abuse

The sixth annual Race to End Child Abuse will be taking place on Sunday, Sep. 18. The race kicks off at 152 Petty Plain Road in Greenfield, with sign-in and registration beginning at 8 a.m., the kids fun run getting underway at 8:40 a.m. and the 5K run/walk starts at 9 a.m. 

The cost is $15 per runner and $10 per walker. All proceeds benefit the Children’s Advocacy Center of Franklin County and North Quabbin to continue their work with children who have experienced sexual abuse in the area.

Runners are encouraged to wear superhero costumes, with prizes awarded to the top finisher, best costume and top fundraiser. 

For more information, contact race director Sam Staelens at sstaelens@cacfranklinnq.org or 413-772-9069. If you can’t run but would like to donate, visit www.cacfranklinnq.org


Greenfield Elks

Joe Ruggeri and Mike Ruggeri topped the leaderboard in Week 14 of the Greenfield Elks League at the Country Club of Greenfield, finishing with 66 points. 

Keith Schempp and Dave McDonald took second with 65.5 points while Sharon Rawson and Jason Grader came in third with 64.5 points. 

In closest to the pin, Bob Zaikowski won on No. 2 (five feet, two inches) while Greg Call won on No. 5 (7-6). 

Adult softball

Greenfield co-ed

Jay Sadler knocked three hits and drove in four runs, Matt Luippold and Tom Anderson each had three hits and two RBIs, Kelly Sadler tallied three hits to lead the Thayer Street Builders past Hot L, 12-2, on Thursday in a Greenfield co-ed softball contest. 

Matt Gibson had three hits while Heather Willor had a pair of hits in the loss. 


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