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Runs and Walks August 2018

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Thursday, Aug. 2

Beach Run Series 6

6:30 p.m.

107 Atlantic Blvd.

Atlantic Beach

Race options include 1 mile, 5K and 10K. All runs take place on the sand in Atlantic Beach. Register at runtheeast.com.

Saturday, Aug. 18

Wilson Family YMCA Youth Triathlon

8 a.m.

Recreation Center at 500 Sunset Road

Wilson

The ninth annual event includes swimming, biking and running. This year, youth with special needs have their own division. Register at runtheeast.com. Contact David Caudle at 252-291-9622 or dcaudle@wilsonymca.org for more information.

Saturday, Aug. 25

Back to School Bash 5K/1K Fun Run

8 a.m.

First Street 

Greenville

The run is held by the Optimist Club of Greenville with proceeds going to Pitt County scholarships, Pitt County Childhood Cancer and the Ronald McDonald House. Register at runtheeast.com. 

Saturday, Sept. 1

Norwayne Alumni and Friends 5K Walk/ Run for Scholarships

7 a.m.

Starts and finishes at Norwayne Alumni Building

This event is part of the Norwayne Alumni Labor Day weekend and benefits the Norwayne Alumni and Friends Scholarship Fund. Register at runtheeast.com.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 15

Walk to De-feet Dementia

8:30 a.m. registration; 10 a.m. walk starts

Paul V. Berry Park

200 Kenan St., Wilson

Events like this across the state raise funds for Dementia Alliance of N.C. to provide individual and family support, hold educational conferences and workshops, train family and professional caregivers, give free information, provide grants for research and more. 

Saturday, Sept. 29

Live Life in Color: RC3 5K and 1-mile Fun Run

8 a.m. 

Cavalier Park

The event celebrates healthiness, happiness and individuality and supports the substance use and recovery support efforts in Wilson County. Open to pets and strollers. Families and individuals welcome. Register at wawtix.com.

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