Arnold 5K Slated in Columbus in March

The 17th annual Arnold 5K will take place on Sunday, March 5 in Columbus.. For more information go to www.runohio.com or contact Matt McGowan -- runohio@ee.net. The race is part of the 29th annual Arnold Sports Festival which is the largest three-day sports festival in the World with nearly 185,000 sports fans and more than 18,000 athletes competing in 48 sports including 14 Olympic sports. For more information -- http:// www.arnoldsportsfestival.com

Cambridge Youth Basketball Tournament

Cambridge Youth Basketball will again offer its annual boys tourney Feb. 10-12. This is open to school teams only, grades 3-6., with a max of 60 teams. The 2016 tourney had teams from 19 different counties in Ohio and West Virginia. Hotel blocks are available. Visit Facebook for more info, search Cambridge Youth Basketball Tourney or contact John Valentine 740-260-6699.

Pupil Activity Validation at Barnesville

The Barnesville Athletic Department, in conjunction with Tim Berger, will conduct a state certified pupil activity seminar (sports medicine certification) at the Barnesville High School multi-purpose room (room 127) on Wednesday, Feb. 8 at 5:30 p.m. The cost of the workshop is $25. All coaches will be certified with the Ohio State Department of Education for a three-year period. The workshop is not affiliated with any league or conference series. To register, contact BHS Athletic Director Mark Cook at 740-425-3617 (ext. 5111).

Ohio Youth Basketball Championships

The 14th annual Ohio Youth Basketball School Team State Championships for boys and girls in grades 3-6 will take place Feb. 25-26 in Columbus. There are separate divisions based on school size. More than 125 teams competed in 2016. Entries close Feb. 19. For more information, go to www.ohioyouthbasketball.com or call 740-808-0380.

Shenandoah Youth Hoop Tournaments

The Shenandoah Youth Boys/ Girls Basketball Tournament will take place April 1-2 at Shenandoah High School and Elementary School in Sarahsville. The event is for grades 3-6 (school teams only). The cost is $125 per team, with a guarantee of at least three games. For more information, contact Caoch Marc Smith at 419-615-7233.

Muskingum Free Youth Football Clinic

The Muskingum University football program invites you to participate in a Free Football Youth Clinic on Saturday, April 1. The clinic is open to boys currently in 3rd grade through 7th grade and is free to all participants. Registration, which includes a Muskie Football T-Shirt, begins at 8:30 a.m. at McConagha Stadium on the campus of Muskingum in New Concord. Camp will conclude at approximately 12 noon in the Muskie football locker room with a certificate of participation given to all. Please wear molded cleats, plastic cleats or tennis shoes. To register, contact Muskingum Assistant Coach Cody Cruzen at 740.255.6135 or by e-mail at ccruzen@muskingum.edu.

MRC to Host Indoor/ Outdoor Triathlon

The Muskingum Recreation Center (MRC) will be hosting the third annual Indoor/ Outdoor Triathlon at the rec center Saturday April 29. The first wave will begin at 9:30 a.m. Participants will be swimming 10 minutes in the lap pool, cycling 30 minutes in the cycle room, and running a 5K outdoors. Prizes will be awarded to the top male and female finishers in the various age brackets. The entry fee is $45 for a MRC member and $55 for a non-member. Registration opens Wednesday January 25 and runs until April 21. Interested participants can find more information about the triathlon on the MRC's website along with the form necessary for registering. For more information, contact Libby Hardwick at libby@muskrec.org or call (740)454-4767.