South Portland Parks and Recreation is offering a youth soccer league for boys and girls in grades 1-6. Practices and games take place at Wainwright Farm Recreation Complex. Games begin Saturday, Sept. 8. Aug. 10 is the last day to register at the early bird price of $45. The regular price is $65, with the last registration day of Aug. 20. Volunteer coaches are also needed. FMI, 767-7650 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care will hold the first annual Harvard Pilgrim 5K Portland Corporate Road Race Thursday, Aug. 16 at 6:15 p.m., at Payson Park. Local companies are encouraged to field teams of employees. Individual runners and walkers are also welcome to participate in the 3.1-mile event. FMI, harvardpilgrim5k.com/Portland.
The Western Maine Board of Approved Soccer Officials, which provides officials too schools in York and Cumberland Counties, is conducting a basic soccer officials’ course Aug. 5, 8, 12, 15, 19 and 22 from 6 to 8 p.m. and Aug. 18 at a time to be announced at the Gorham Municipal Center. FMI, email@example.com or wmbaso.org/become_official.