Our Third Annual Guide to Outdoor Recreation 

From leisurely walking tours to a brisk swim from Alcatraz, the highlights of the season's recreational sports calendar.

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Family Sundown Safari at the Oakland Zoo See June 26 listing.

Tahoe Pro-Am Disc Golf Open Fund-rraiser for the Hepatitis C Foundation. At Bijou, two rounds of 27 holes each on Saturday, one round of 27 holes on Sunday, and the final 9. Pro, master, and grandmaster entry fee $62; advanced and advanced master $52; recreational and juniors $32. Add $5 if you're not a PDGA member. Women's divisions at each level. $5 for lunch each day. Closest to the pin contests, raffle, loser events. Check-in at 7 a.m., meeting at 8 a.m., start at 8:30 a.m. P.O. Box 9903, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96158. Russ Wey 530-542-3432, bijoudiscgolf@cs.com

Sunday, July 25

Catfish Open Water Swim This event is two races -- a 1.2-mile swim and a 2.4-mile swim -- in Lexington Reservoir in Los Gatos. The reservoir is ideal for competition, offering clean water, warm sun, and a beach party atmosphere. Preregistration before July 11 is $45, $55 after. Registration includes T-shirt, swim cap, race bags, and free food. There is no parking, so park at Los Gatos High School and take a free shuttle. Race packet pickup starts at 7 a.m. The 1.2-mile begins at 8:00 a.m., and the 2.4-mile at 8:45 a.m.. Register at JAProductions.com or 888-300-RACE.

DSE Memorial Run 4.5 M Kennedy Drive & 36th Ave., Golden Gate Park, San Francisco. $2/$5 nonmembers. DSERunners.com, 415-978-0837.

Tuesday, July 27

Tuesday Teatime Trekkers See June 29 listing.

Wednesday, July 28

Downtown Walking Tours of Oakland See June 23 listing.

Friday, July 30

Critical Mass in SF See June 25 listing.

Night Dives Skydance Skydiving offers night sky dives one hour after sunset, once a month during the full moon. Participants must have a current, valid USPA B license or higher. One-hour briefing before diving. Yolo County Airport at Davis. 1-800-SKYDIVE, Skydance.net

Saturday, July 31

Berkeley Kite Fest 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Free kite-making sessions and kite-flying lessons, giant animal kites, multitiered kites, and feats of spectacular genius by pros. Cesar Chavez Park at the Berkeley Marina. Contact fest@highlinekites.com. HighlineKites.com or 510-235-KITE.

Downtown Walking Tours of Oakland See June 23 listing.

Frying Pan Pro/Am Disc Golf Tournament A two-day event at the Oak Grove Regional Park in Stockton (intersection of I-5 and Eight Mile Rd.). Awards ceremony, contest results (CTP, putting, etc.), and a raffle will be held immediately after the last round on Sunday. Lunch is $5 on Saturday. The first eighty people registered for the amateur division receive players' packages. Check-in on Saturday is 8 a.m., players' meeting at 9:30 a.m., tee off at 10 a.m. Entry fees range from $70 for men's master to $30 for junior division. Call Michael Wallace for details at 209-712-7002; print the flyer at www.deltawindjammers.com. PDGA sanctioned, "B' tier.

Sunday, August 1 Alameda Run for the Parks 10K/2M 8:30 a.m. at Alameda's South Shore Shopping Center. Both races are flat, fast loops. Early entry (postmarked by July 21) for $20; race day $25 (registration 7-8:15 a.m.). Lots of refreshments. Register online at Active.com, or at Run for the Parks, 1327 Oak St., Alameda, CA 94501. Info: 510-747-7529.

Berkeley Kite Fest See July 31 listing.

Eleventh Annual San Francisco Chronicle Tour de Peninsula The Bay Area's largest cycling event is a 33-mile tour of the SF peninsula, sponsored by the Chronicle. (Five rest stops; 17- and 21-mile shortcuts.) All proceeds benefit the San Mateo County Parks Foundation. Start at Sequoia HS in Redwood City, at Broadway & El Camino streets. $30 per adult by mail if postmarked by July 23, $31 online registration until 11 p.m. on July 29, $35 day of event (6:30-8:30 a.m.) $15/$16/$20 under sixteen. E-mail info@rhodyco.com, call 415-759-2690, or visit Rhodyco.com

Skyline 50K Endurance Run From Lake Chabot to Skyline Gate through East Bay Regional Parks over hilly but scenic loop course with dirt trails. Early fee $50; race day $65. Race-day registration and race-number pick-up from 5:45 a.m. to 6:45 a.m. A PA/USATF Grand Prix race sponsored by BAUR and EBS. Post-race banquet. E-mail skyline50k@comcast.net, visit Skyline50k.us, or call 510-247-9774.

Tuesday, August 3

Tuesday Teatime Trekkers See June 29 listing.

Wednesday, August 4

Downtown Walking Tours of Oakland See June 23 listing.

Friday, August 6 Sixth Annual Run for the Arts 5K Run/Walk Entertainment is provided throughout the entire course: music, art, dance, costumed characters, and interactive booths. Fee of $25 (adults) and $15 (under twelve) includes T-shirt, parking, and post-race refreshments. 6:30 p.m. start for kids' races, 7 p.m. start for 5K at Crocker Park, across from the Crocker Arts Museum, 211 O Street, Sacramento. Contact goldmedal@accessbee.com; RacefortheArts.com; Sally Rice 916-933-4056.

Saturday, August 7 Downtown Walking Tours of Oakland See June 23 listing.


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