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Crystal River Triathalon Series- start training now!

Crystal River Triathalon Series- start training now!

Crystal River, Florida-- Saturday May 26 marks the first of three sprints in the Crystal River Triathlon Series.

Participants will swim 1/4 mile, bike 15 miles, and run 3 miles to complete the event.

Then, about a month later, participants will do the same thing on Saturday, June 30. 

The last sprint of the series takes place on Saturday, September 1. 

Each race-day schedule is as follows:

Harley for a hole in one!

Harley for a hole in one!

Citrus County, Florida-- A Hole-in-one wins a Harley Davidson motorcycle, courtesy of Crystal River Harley Davidson, at the 4th Annual Camp Good Hope Scramble.

The scramble takes place on Saturday, April 14 at the Southern Woods Golf Club, 1501 Corkwood Blvd., Homosassa. 

For $60 foursomes receive lunch, great prizes, contests and many surprises.

Register now for 2012 Camp Good Hope Golf Scramble

Register now for 2012 Camp Good Hope Golf Scramble

Crystal River, Florida -- The 4th Annual Camp Good Hope Scramble is a foursome golf scramble which includes lunch, great prizes, contests and many surprises.

Hole-In-One wins a Harley Davidson motorcycle, courtesy Crystal River Harley Davidson.

Cost: $60 entry

Proceeds support Hospice of Citrus County bereavement camps for children and young adults, Camp Good Hope and Teen Encounter.

The scramble will be held at Southern Woods Golf Club, 1501 Corkwood Blvd. in Homosassa from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

For more information call 352.527.2020.

Tennis courts temporarily closed

Tennis courts temporarily closed

Inverness, Florida -- According to the City of Inverness, new energy-efficient lighting is being installed at the Whispering Pines tennis courts. 

The city says the courts will be closed for play from March 20 thru April 12 to allow the contractor to install new poles and add the lights.

The city apologizes for any inconvenience but be assured, if work is completed prior to Thursday, April 12, they will "serve up" news that the courts are available again and better than ever, for evening play.

Sign kids up now for Camp Fusion 2012

Sign kids up now for Camp Fusion 2012

Citrus County, Florida -- You can start registering your kids for Citrus County Parks & Recreation's Camp Fusion 2012.

The camp is for ages 6 to 10 and runs from May 29 to Aug. 7. Campers will engage in a variety of arts, crafts, sports and cultural learning.

If you register before May 4 you will receive $10 off camp registration fees.

For more information, click here.

Sign up now for the Shamrock Scamper 5K

Sign up now for the Shamrock Scamper 5K

Inverness, Fla. -- Registration is now open for the Shamrock Scamper 5K Run on March 17. 

The event will begin at Citrus High School, located at 600 W Highland Blvd. in Inverness.

The race day schedule is as follows:

7 a.m. - Registration & Packet Pick-up

8 a.m. - 5K Race

8:45 a.m. - Kids Run Run

Rails to Trails Bike Ride

Rails to Trails Bike Ride

Inverness, FL -- On Sunday, October 2, you're invited to participate in the Annual Rails to Trails Bike Ride.

It starts at North Apopka trailhead of the Withlacoochee State Trail and is composed of a 46-mile stretch of railroad track that was converted to a paved recreational trail suitable for hiking, biking, and skating, Horseback riding is available on a separate trail along side the paved trail.

The North end of the trail is located in Citrus Springs south of Dunnellon, Florida, and extends 46 miles to the south ending at the trailhead at Highway 301 in Dade City, Florida.