Jacó Happenings

September 27, 2011

Lots of sports activities are coming up in the Central Pacific. The 2011 National Bodyboarding Championship will be held Oct. 1 at the Backyard in Playa Hermosa, with open, women’s, drop knee and junior categories. For more information, email asociaciondebodyboardercr@gmail.com or call 8927-4497.

Pacific Law and Consulting Firm and the Costa Rican Attorneys Association invite golfers to the third El Abogado y Sus Clientes (Lawyer and Client) Golf Tournament Oct. 1 at La Iguana Golf Course at the Los Sueños Marriott in Playa Herradura. There will be great prizes and surprises, as well as the opportunity to share with friends and do business. For information, contact Juan Carlos Chávez or Federico Arias at 2643-1544 or 2643-2023.

Also, the Marriott and BMW are co-sponsoring an Eco Cup including a triathlon, open-water swim and 10K run. The open-water swim is set for Oct. 15 and the 10K run for Oct. 29. The swim is a quarter of a nautical mile for children or one nautical mile for adults. To register for the swim, go to www.aguasabiertas.com. The cost is ₡15,000 ($30) and the registration deadline is Oct. 7. The 10K Eco Run will begin at 7:30 a.m. at the Marriott on Oct. 29. The entry fee is $30, $3 of which will go to the Save the Turtles Program at the Playa Hermosa refuge. Register at Runners stores or at www.gsgx.net.

–Christina Truitt

christinatruitt@gmail.com

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