Maurer a top rookie at 141 Speedway
Jake Maurer of De Pere was among five drivers who received rookie of the year awards for the 2012 racing season at 141 Speedway in Francis Creek during the track's awards banquet Saturday night, Jan. 5, in Manitowoc.
Maurer earned the accolades in the sportmods class.
The 2013 season at 141 Speedway is scheduled to open with two nights of racing April 12 and 13.
An informational drivers meeting for this year's Badger Mod Tour will start at 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 17, at 141 Speedway's Victory Pub, 12812 County R.
Winter Warrior road race Jan. 26
Desert Veterans of Wisconsin Inc. will host the second annual Winter Warrior 5K road race at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at Mid Vallee Golf Course, 3850 Mid Valley Drive, Lawrence.
Registration is being taken on the Internet only through www.active.com and will close 24 hours before the event. All participants will receive a commemorative watch cap and a completion medal.
Proceeds will benefit the nonprofit Desert Veterans of Wisconsin Inc. in support of its veteran-focused charitable efforts.
For more information, go to www.winterwarrior5k.com.
Bellin Run registration open
Online registration is being taken for the 2013 Bellin Run 10K in Green Bay.
The 37th annual event will start in front of Bellin Hospital on South Webster Avenue at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 8, with a 6.2-mile run/walk through Green Bay and Allouez.
Adult online registration is $20 through April 30. All registrants will receive a 2013-style Bellin Run T-shirt.
The Bellin Run activities also include a half-mile children's run for ages 10 and younger at 6 p.m. June 7 at Astor Park in Green Bay. The registration fee for that event is $12.
To register, go to www.bellinrun.com and click on the Register Online tab. Registration also can be done for family members and friends by clicking on the Buy Registration as a Gift tab.
Valentine Run/Walk on Feb. 9 in De Pere
Midwest Sports Events of De Pere will hold the Seroogy's Valentine Run/Walk in downtown De Pere on Saturday, Feb. 9.
The event will include 5- and 15-kilometer courses. Both races will start at 8 a.m. at Seroogy's, 144 N. Wisconsin Ave.
Advance registration costs are $26 for adults and children 13 and older and $15 for children 12 and younger until 6 p.m. Feb. 8. Registration costs on the day of the event will be $35 for adults and children 13 and older and $17 for children 12 and younger.
Those who drop off their registration form at Seroogy's by store close at 9 p.m. Feb. 7 will receive $3 off the registration fee. There also is a $1 discount for registering a group of four or more.
All participants will receive a long-sleeve shirt, Seroogy's chocolate meltaway bar, coffee and hot chocolate and be eligible for race awards.