Runs and Walks

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Saturday, april 7

Movin' For Community Outreach 5K

9 a.m.

303 E. St. James St., Tarboro

This is a family-friendly event with a great course and community support. $20 More information at runtheeast.com.

Saturday, april 14

Johnston Health Champions 5K and 10K

9 a.m.

509 N. Bright Leaf Blvd, Smithfield

This year's event features are the Champions 5K, 5K Dog Run/Walk and Annual Champions 10K Run. It is a timed run and fun walk event for all ages and fitness levels. Family, pet and stroller friendly. $35-$45. More information at runtheeast.com.

Saturday, april 14

Run For A Child-Greater Goldsboro 10K/5K/1M

9 a.m.

Chestnut Street, Goldsboro

Funds generated by the event will go toward financial support for more than 20 local organizations that assist the needy children and youth of Wayne County. $15-$25 More information at runtheeast.com.

Saturday, April 21

Wilson Heart Walk

8 a.m for expo, 9 a.m. for walk

Eastern N.C. School for the Deaf

1311 U.S. 301 N., Wilson

Get your heart pumping on this 5- or 3.1-mile, non-competitive walk route. There will also be kids' activities, heart health education information and more. For information contact Erin Fox at erin.fox@heart.org or 252-559-0026.

Saturday, april 21

Cures For The Colors

8 to 9:15 a.m.

3000 Wayne Memorial Drive, Goldsboro

All proceeds will be used to assist cancer patients and their families in eastern N.C. through Southeastern Cancer Care, "Cures for the Colors." $20-$50. Information at runtheeast.com.

Saturday, april 28

Wilson Swamp Stomp

8 to 10 a.m.

Greenfield School, 3351 N.C. 42 W., Wilson

Help stomp out hunger and homelessness while having a blast stomping under, over and through various obstacles and some swamp areas.  All of the net proceeds go to Hope Station, Wilson’s food pantry and homeless shelter. Registration price varies. More information at wilosnswampstomp.com

Saturday, april 28

Run For Knowledge 5K

8:30 a.m.

Nash Community College, 522 N. Old Carriage Road, Rocky Mount

The event raises money for student scholarships and provides an opportunity for community members and visitors to enjoy the campus. $25. More information at runtheeast.com.

Saturday, april 28

Hunt For Hope XC 5K

9 a.m.

Hunt High School
4559 Lamm Road, Wilson

Hunt for Hope on this cross country 5K course to find a cure for Childhood Cancer. This high school club uses all procceds to support childhood cancer research. $20. More information at runtheeast.com.

If you have a May run or walk you would like to have included in this listing for the May Wide Awake Wilson publication, send the information to wideawakewilson@wilsontimes.com or lisa@wilsontimes.com by April 15.