• Costa Rica Coffee Guide

Jacó Happenings

September 27, 2011

Lots of sports activities are coming up in the Central Pacific. The 2011 National Bodyboarding Championship will be held Oct. 1 at the Backyard in Playa Hermosa, with open, women’s, drop knee and junior categories. For more information, email asociaciondebodyboardercr@gmail.com or call 8927-4497.

Pacific Law and Consulting Firm and the Costa Rican Attorneys Association invite golfers to the third El Abogado y Sus Clientes (Lawyer and Client) Golf Tournament Oct. 1 at La Iguana Golf Course at the Los Sueños Marriott in Playa Herradura. There will be great prizes and surprises, as well as the opportunity to share with friends and do business. For information, contact Juan Carlos Chávez or Federico Arias at 2643-1544 or 2643-2023.

Also, the Marriott and BMW are co-sponsoring an Eco Cup including a triathlon, open-water swim and 10K run. The open-water swim is set for Oct. 15 and the 10K run for Oct. 29. The swim is a quarter of a nautical mile for children or one nautical mile for adults. To register for the swim, go to www.aguasabiertas.com. The cost is ₡15,000 ($30) and the registration deadline is Oct. 7. The 10K Eco Run will begin at 7:30 a.m. at the Marriott on Oct. 29. The entry fee is $30, $3 of which will go to the Save the Turtles Program at the Playa Hermosa refuge. Register at Runners stores or at www.gsgx.net.

–Christina Truitt

christinatruitt@gmail.com

You may be interested

How 6 Exotic Animals in Costa Rica Got Their Names
Environment and Wildlife
6362 views
Environment and Wildlife
6362 views

How 6 Exotic Animals in Costa Rica Got Their Names

The Tico Times - March 7, 2021

When it comes to pointing out animals, some people in Costa Rican can be extremely unspecific. Sometimes it seems that…

Slothy Sunday: Restrictions are lifted, now what? See sloths, what else!
Sloth Sundays
2561 views
Sloth Sundays
2561 views

Slothy Sunday: Restrictions are lifted, now what? See sloths, what else!

Mariana Diaz / Toucan Rescue Ranch - March 7, 2021

This is officially the first week we are all allowed to drive again on both days of the weekend, how…

Sloths in Costa Rica: 11 Little Known Facts
Costa Rica wildlife
15423 views
Costa Rica wildlife
15423 views

Sloths in Costa Rica: 11 Little Known Facts

The Tico Times - March 7, 2021

Since they were first described by naturalists in the 1700s, sloths have been misunderstood. Early scientists described the slow-moving beasts…