Sports Shorts: Sept. 7, 2019

PSU sets Kids’ Nite Out dates

PLATTSBURGH — The Plattsburgh State women’s basketball team has announced its Kids’ Nite Out dates for the fall semester: Saturday, Sept. 28, and Saturday, Nov. 9.

Both events run from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Memorial Hall for children ages 5 to 13.

Cost is $10 per child and activities include games, sports, arts and crafts, movies and swimming.

On-site registration only from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

For more information, contact Coach Cheryl Cole at or 518-564-4147.

5K run/walk Sept. 22

SARANAC LAKE — Adirondack Health’s nursing staff will host a 5K to raise money for wellness programs in local schools.

The event will kick off at 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, at Adirondack Medical Center at 2233 State Route 86 in Saranac Lake.

The 5-kilometer course will take participants from the hospital campus down Old Lake Colby Road to Trudeau Road and up Mount Pisgah Road, then back to the finish line at Adirondack Medical Center.

Online registration is open at through Sept. 19.

Registration fees are $10 for youths ages 11 to 17, $25 for adults and $75 for groups.

The fee is waived for children age 10 and younger.

Online registration includes a T-shirt, and each adult who runs with a youth age 17 or younger will be entered into a prize drawing.

The Adirondack Health Nursing 5K is a USA Track and Field sanctioned event.

September is National Childhood Obesity Month, and proceeds from the race will benefit wellness programs in local schools.

For more information, contact Jean McNamara at or 518-637-3378.

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