Fourth of July sporting events

FAIRBANKS, AK-Tomorrow there will be a couple of holiday sporting events. At 1 p.m. in Pioneer Park the Interior Freight Dog Association will have their annual Weight Pull.

There is a $1,000 purse and trophies for each weight class. There are loan harnesses available and this event is open for any breed ages 1 through 10. Registration is at 11:15 and a handlers's meeting at 12:30.

The North Pole Speedway will have races on Military Appreciation night. The Bandos and Legends cars will be revving their engines on the farthest north paved race track. Can Justin Sammons maintain his strong hold in the Bandos class? Who will win the Legends main event race Sean O'Hara or Dave Behling? They've been going back and forth since the season started. Races start at 7 p.m.

Also the 28th Annual Independence Day Run starts at 10 a.m. in Pioneer Park. Pre-registration is going on now at Beaver Sports and Play it Again Sports. It's just $20 dollars. Registration is $25 dollars on race day. The first 100 to register get a T-Shirt.