Local 6th-grader runs Honolulu Marathon
Vian Patel, a sixth-grader at Almond School, completed the 45th Honolulu Marathon Dec. 10. The Los Altos resident finished the 26.2-mile race in 7 hours, 59 minutes and 44 seconds. Vian placed 17,268th out of more than 33,000 participants. The 11-year-old was among the youngest competitors in the men’s 15-19 division. He prepared for the event by running two half marathons and several 5K, 10K and 12K races over the past two years, according to his father, Amit Patel.
Local high schools seek several coaches
Women’s golf group invites new members
Tuesday Toppers, a women’s nine-hole golf group with local members, tees off 8:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Pruneridge Golf Club in Santa Clara. Cost is $5, plus $17-$22 per round. For more information, visit pruneridgegolfclub.com.
City of Mtn. View offers open gym
The Mountain View Recreation Division’s Teen Open Gym, free and open to the city’s middle and high school students, is scheduled 6:30-9:30 p.m. Saturdays at the Whisman Sports Center. Youth may play basketball, volleyball and indoor soccer. ID is required. For more information, call 903-6331.