Coggan Splash on Sunday

The annual Splash Bash fundraiser for the Coggan Family Aquatic Complex runs from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Cost is only $5 for pool admission, food, music and games. For information go to and click on Splash Bash.

La Jollan wins marathon

La Jollan Julie Brekke, 35, won the Bellingham Bay marathon in Washington on Sept. 27 with a winning time of 3:18:54.

As the top female of 141 women who finished, she saw only 12 men finish ahead of her.

“I wasn’t planning on winning,” Brekke said. “I just wanted to enjoy myself.”

She has been an avid runner since high school and was a California state sectional tennis champion and cross-country and track runner at Redlands High School.

She works for DPR Construction and is involved in work on the cardiac wing of the UCSD Medical Center.

Tourney will benefit TSRI

The Scripps Research Institute’s vision science program will be a beneficiary of the Ray Romano and Kevin James Celebrity Golf Classic to be held on Nov. 16 at the El Caballero Country Club in Tarzana.

The celebrity tournament is an annual event hosted by the television and film stars who each year choose a cause to support that is close to their hearts. Funds raised by this year’s golf tournament will support the research and treating of such debilitating vision diseases as retinitis pigmentosa and macular degeneration.

For information regarding sponsorship opportunities, please contact: Golf on Earth Event Services at: (818) 594-7277.