Sweatin' Balls

Our training regimen for the Summer Sizzler is intense. We start with two plates at the Sizzler salad bar to prime our stomach, and then we hit the buffet to pile on steak and shrimp. Our current max is four full buffet plates in one night, which might not seem like much until you add the many cups of free soft-serve that must be eaten to win the event. But it's worth the effor—huh? Whoops. It's actually the Summer Sizzler 5K, which means contestants meet at Elm Grove Pavilion, 701 NW Green Oaks Blvd., Arlington, at 7:45 a.m. Saturday to run through a well-shaded course. Perhaps we should rethink our training. Walk-up entry is $10; all proceeds (and donated canned goods) benefit the Arlington Life Shelter. Call 817-265-4578.
Sat., July 29, 7:45 a.m.
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sam Machkovech