Distance Derby is Saturday
The 56th annual Distance Derby, the oldest race in Orange County, is Saturday at Pier Plaza. The 10-mile run starts at 7 a.m. The five-mile run/walk begins at 8:30 a.m., followed by the Surf Kids Fun Run at 10 a.m.
The event benefits Project Self Sufficiency. Registration will be accepted the morning of the race starting at 6 a.m. For more information, call the Huntington Beach Community Services Department at (714) 536-5486.
Lacrosse tryout is Sunday
HB Starz Lacrosse Club is fielding two boys' lacrosse teams — Youth (sixth-grade) and Middle School (7th/8th-grade) — for the upcoming season. Both teams will be coached by Huntington Beach High lacrosse Coach Brian Dunn. Tryouts are Sunday at the Huntington Beach Sports Complex. The Youth division tryout is 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., followed by the Middle School division tryout from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. The club's new season starts up in November. For more information, visit http://www.starzlax.com.
Baseball clinics dates set
Lifeletics Baseball is offering four dates for its new Group Skills Clinics. The first clinic, Group Hitting and Pitching, starts Monday. The cost is $99 for four session. The Beginning Baseball Session II Clinic, an introductory program for youth ages four to seven, is Nov. 15. The Thanksgiving Position Skills Clinic is Nov. 25 and allows participants the chance to choose their position and work through a variety of advanced training schemes. The Winter Camp, set for Dec. 20, is a two-week camp for youth ages five to 13. The cost is $249 per camper. For information on all clinics, call (714) 843-1989.