Sports Brief

Sports Brief

NVSO Offers 5K Road Race

New for the 2014 Northern Virginia Senior Olympics is a 5K road race, coordinated by the Reston Runners Club.

It will take place Saturday, Sept. 20, beginning at 8 a.m. The 5K course starts at South Lakes High School in Reston and will follow primarily

paved trails through woods and hills and will finish at the high school. Participants can register online at or by regular mail .

The 2014 NVSO will be held Sept. 13-24 and offers more than 50 events at 19 different venues throughout Northern Virginia. Registration forms are available at senior centers, community centers and senior residences or by calling 703-228-4721. Deadlines to register are Aug. 29 (mail) and Sept. 5 (online).

Adults 50 years of age by Dec. 30, 2014 and residing in a sponsoring jurisdiction, are eligible to compete. The fee is $12 which covers multiple events. Most events are divided into age categories and some by gender. Winners will be awarded gold, silver and bronze medals after each event. Events include badminton, volleyball, cycling, track and field, ERG rowing, swimming, diving, tennis, table tennis, golf, miniature golf, 10-pin bowling, Wii bowling, pickleball, bocce, racquetball, handball, scrabble, cribbage, duplicate bridge, bunco, horseshoes, men’s 3-on-3 basketball, men’s and women’s basketball free throw, team line dancing, yo-yo tricks, eight ball pool, Frisbee throw and softball hit and throw, Mexican Train dominoes and American style Mah Jongg. NVSO is sponsored by the cities of Alexandria, Fairfax and Falls Church and the counties of Arlington, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun and Prince William.

Redskin Kerrigan To Host Youth Football Camp

Washington Redskin Ryan Kerrigan and members of the Redskins are scheduled to instruct at a football camp for ages 7-18 on July 16-19 at George Mason University.

The camp is for all ability levels and will teach techniques for both sides of the ball. Overnight and day options are available. Participants will be grouped by age, position, ability and experience.

Obtain more information and request a camp brochure that includes an application by calling 301-575-9400, or by visiting Space in the football camp is limited and registrations will be accepted on a first come, first served basis.

National Combine Coming to Virginia

Level Sports has partnered with D1 Sports training to host a high school football combine camp from 3-5:30 p.m. on July 11 at D1 Sports Training Facility in Chantilly.

This is part of a nationwide tour and athlete’s results will be sent to colleges across the country. At the combine athletes will perform: combine drills, agility drills and 1-on-1s with some of the top talent in the area.

Combine Drills Include: 40-yard dash, pro shuttle, vertical jump, broad jump, and medicine ball toss. Register at