Portland Sports Roundup

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Beach to Beacon training group registration open

Registration for the Maine Running Company’s Beach to Beacon training group and the Maine Running Academy is open through March 10. Orientation will be held for beginners Tuesday, March 8 at 6 p.m. and for anyone who completes a 5K Thursday, March 10 at 6 p.m., at the Maine Running Company on Forest Avenue in Portland. FMI, 773-6601, michael@mainerunning.com or mainerunning.com.

Running program upcoming

The Nor’Easter run training and racing program, under the direction of Maine Running Hall of Famer and current Waynflete School track coach Brian “Ziggy” Gillespie begins March and runs through Aug. 31. The program is open to male and female runners of any level of ability. Teams workouts are Wednesday evenings at World’s Gym, 265 Marginal Way, in Portland. FMI, happy2smiles2001@yahoo.com.

PHS job openings

Portland High is seeking a varsity boys’ tennis and a junior varsity girls’ lacrosse season for the upcoming 2011 season. FMI, mcculm@portlandschools.org.