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Originally published Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 5:31 AM

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Dance and run on Alki

Belltown Dance Studio hosts salsa lessons and a dance party at West Seattle’s Alki Beach Aug. 24, and the Alki Beach 5k walk and run takes place Aug. 25.

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Salsa on the beach returns to Alki on Saturday.

Beginner lessons, for $8, begin at 5:30 p.m. Dancing for all lasts from 6:15 p.m. to 10 p.m. Cost is $10. And a free Zumba fitness class will begin at 4:45 p.m.

The dance is hosted by Belltown Dance Studio, which is also offering salsa dancing on the beach Sept. 1 and Sept. 14. (And there will be tango on the beach Friday).

Go to the Belltown Dance Studio website for more information ( And note that the events may be canceled if the weather turns bad.

Alki Beach 5k

And on Sunday, the area will host the Alki Beach 5k walk and run, a family-friendly jaunt on Alki Avenue Southwest. It’s flat, fast and perfect for first-time runners, and proceeds will aid women with breast cancer. For details, go to

Fit & Fun is a weekly notice about active recreational opportunities in the Greater Seattle area. To suggest a future item, contact Richard Seven:

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