Sports Shorts – Events and Notices

USAG cross country 10 miler
Are you a long distance runner or practicing for a marathon? The USAG Rheinland-Pfalz Cross Country Invitational 10 miler will be held on Saturday. Registration for the run is from 9 to 10:15 a.m. on Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 370. The run begins at 10:30 a.m. T-shirts will be given to the first 50 runners to register. Awards will also be given to first, second and third place men and women finishers. Entry fee: $5. Open to all ID cardholders, ages 15 and older. For details, call 493-2086 or

Unit Level Softball sign-ups
It is time for Unit Level Softball season. All units wishing to participate must register no later than May 27. To register or for details, call Quinton Floyd at 493-2087 or 0631-3406-2087, or email Open to all ID cardholders within USAG Rheinland-Pfalz.

LRMC fundraiser
The Landstuhl Regional Medical Center is hosting a basketball tournament fundraiser event 10 a.m. Saturday at Kleber Fitness Center. For more information or to sign up, call Heather Eggert at 0151-6740-8980 or email

Women’s soccer team needs players
The FV Olympia Ramstein women’s soccer team is looking for players age 16 and older. Practice time is from 7 to 8:30 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday at the FV Olympia Ramstein soccer field at Am Hocht (across from the Esso station) in Ramstein village. Come by and join the team for practice or email for more details.

Doggie Dash 5K Run/Walk
The 3rd Annual Doggie Dash 5k run/walk will be on June 27. This event features: a military working dog demonstration; a 5k fun run/walk for pets and their owners; prizes for the best dog costume; best dog trick; best owner and pet look-a-like contest; dog obedience and agility demonstration; and a vaccine clinic for preregistered dogs. Open to ID cardholders of all ages. Cost: $5 (additional fees for vaccines).

Registration for the run will be done on-site from 8 to 9:15 a.m. at the Special Events Center, Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 237. The run begins at 9:30 a.m. If you would like to register your dog in advance for the vaccine clinic, contact the Kaiserslautern Veterinary Treatment Facility, Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2928, at 493-4444 or 0631-3406-4444. For more information about the run, visit

Youth Sports Coaches Needed
Are you interested in coaching? Youth Sports is currently seeking coaches for various youth sports. For more information or to get involved, call 486-8375 or 06371-86-8375.

Health screenings for students
Annual health screening physicals are required for students who wish to participate in sports. The 86th Medical Group will conduct sports physicals by appointment only May 30 for ages 6 to 18 who are enrolled at the Ramstein Clinic. The physicals will be performed 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. at the Ramstein Clinic, Bldg. 2114 and are valid for one year. Appointments can be made by calling 479-2273 or 06371-46-2273. The MDG will provide all of the necessary paperwork for this examination.

Families need to arrive 30 minutes prior to the scheduled appointment in order to complete paperwork and the necessary pre-examination testing. If a child wears glasses, bring them to the appointment and have children wear comfortable clothing, such as a T-shirt and a pair of shorts. In addition, the 86th Dental Squadron will provide a walk-in mouth guard clinic for teens, young adults and children.

Impressions will need to be tolerated for custom mouth guards and boil and bite mouth guards will also be available for smaller children. This is a benefit for children involved in contact sports.  For more information, call Capt. Brian Rottweiler or Senior Airman Matthew Smith at 479-1459.

Take a hike
Take a hike, the KMC’s guide to Volksmarching in the area, is now available to view online at