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Community notebook: Workout competition returns to event center

By , Columbian Soccer, hockey and Community Sports Reporter

The CrossFit Fort Vancouver Championships will bring top athletes from the Pacific Northwest and British Columbia to the Clark County Event Center.

The competition will take place Jan. 9-10.

The event is staged by CrossFit Fort Vancouver but is not affiliated with CrossFit, Inc. It will feature athletes who have had success in regional CrossFit events and who have competed at the annual CrossFit Games.

Athletes will compete as two-person teams, with 16 men’s teams and 16-women’s teams participating. The teams will compete in seven different workouts over the two days.

Three athletes who placed in the top three last year are back for this competition. Allan Dunlap, Carleen Mathews and Emily Carothers will have different partners for the 2016 CFV Championships. Dunlap is one of five who train at host CrossFit Fort Vancouver who will participate. The others are Adam Neiffer, Mathew Hornung, Kristina Metz and Andrea Roozen.

Participants will compete for a share of $40,000 in cash and prizes. The title sponsor is Schwinn AirDyne. The Clark County YMCA is also helping sponsor the competition.

Tickets cost $20 per day or $33 for a two-day pass with a discount for members of the military.

To purchase tickets or learn more about the competition, visit

Basketball camp in Washougal

Dream Team Basketball has scheduled a three-day basketball camp Dec. 28-30 at Washougal High School. The camp is for boys and girls ages 5-18.

Camp sessions run 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day, and will focus on fundamentals of the game.

Cost is $125, including lunch each day, or $115 for those who do not want lunch.

Camp director Larry Jury said there will be a special guest speaker at one of the sessions, though as of Monday Jury said he was waiting to confirm the speaker.

To register for the camp or to learn more, visit or call 503-320-1594.

Post-Christmas runs offered

The Clark County Running Club will host post-Christmas runs at 10 a.m. on Saturday at Salmon Creek Community Park.

Participants can choose to run 3 miles or 6 miles along the Salmon Creek Trail. The park is 1112 N.E. 117th St.

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Columbian Soccer, hockey and Community Sports Reporter