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The Howell United PAL Spartans U18 boys soccer team is looking to add a couple of players for the 2012 spring soccer season. Eligible players must have been born after Aug. 1, 1993. Details; Email coach Bill Sandow at Sandow1@juno.com.

The Freehold Area Running Club’s 23rd annual St. Paddy’s 10-Mile Race and 18th annual Leprechaun 5K will be held on March 25 at Michael J. Tighe Park, Georgia Road, Freehold Township. The 10-mile race will go off at 9:30 a.m., followed by the 5K at 9:45 a.m. Race-day registration will begin at 8 a.m. Both races will start and finish in Michael J. Tighe Park and take runners along the scenic back roads of Freehold Township. Go to the website at www.farcnj.com for additional information about the races.

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