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Runs and Walks May 2018

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SATURDAY, May 5

Landen Bass Memorial 5K Trail Run

9 a.m.

Wilson Christian Academy

1820 Airport Blvd. West, Wilson

This is the second year for this event, which honors the memory of Landen Bass, a former WCA student who died last year. The run raises money for the Landen Bass Memorial Scholarship Fund. Register at https://runsignup.com/Race/NC/Wilson/LandenBassMemorial5KTrailRun.

SATURDAY, MAY 5

Bunn Fun Run

9 to 10 a.m.

29 Bunn Elementary School Road, Bunn

The eighth annual Bunn Fun Run benefits “A Blessing” Soup Kitchen and serves to bring awareness to the persistent issue of hunger. Register at https://runsignup.com/Race/NC/Bunn/BunnFunRun.

SATURDAY, MAY 5

Home Run 5K Run/Walk for the Children

9 a.m.

Free Will Baptist Children’s Home

7907 Buck Deans Road, Middlesex

A 5K run/walk hosted by the Free Will Baptist’s Children Home, Inc. features a certified course and chip timing. The event is open to both recreational and competitive participants. Competitive runners will receive an official time; recreational walkers will not. Register at http://www.runtheeast.com/race-info/?id=16328.

SUNDAY, MAY 6

Racing for Rescues

9 a.m.

Dorothea Dix Park, Raleigh

The Second Chance Pet Adoptions “Racing for Rescues” 5K run/fun walk is back. It’s a run way to help save a homeless cat or dog’s life. Register at https://runsignup.com/Race/NC/Raleigh/RacingforRescues.

SATURDAY, MAY 12

WPC 5K Pirates Run for LIFE & 1 Mile Treasure Trot

8 to 11 a.m.

Walnut Creek

103 Village Drive, Goldsboro

Put on your best pirate attire and join the fourth annual 5K Run for Life and 1 Mile Treasure Trot. Proceeds will benefit Wayne Pregnancy Center to support men and women in the community looking for help during an unplanned pregnancy. Register at http://www.runtheeast.com/race-info/?id=19096.

SATURDAY, MAY 12

Town of Farmville 5K & Fun Run

8 a.m.

3672 N. Main St., Farmville

The Town of Farmville 5K Road Race, which starts and finishes at the Farmville Town Common, features a running course along the athletic field and golf course through both new and historic neighborhoods. Register at http://www.runtheeast.com/race-info/?id=14642.

SUNDAY, MAY 13

Run Like A Mother

8:30 a.m.

Banks D. Kerr YMCA

2500 Wakefield Pines Drive, Raleigh

Celebrate the women in your lives with a 5K road race and a 1-mile kid’s fun run. Register at https://runsignup.com/Race/NC/Raleigh/RunLikeAMotherRaleighNC.

SATURDAY, MAY 19

5 Points 5K

8 a.m.

Hayes Barton Baptist Church

1800 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh

The proceeds will benefit local Five Points elementary schools including Underwood, Joyner and Partnership. Register at http://fivepoints5k.com/.

SATURDAY, MAY 19

United Methodist Church 5K Run/Walk

8:30 to 9:30 a.m.

302 N. Church St., Four Oaks

All proceeds go to Four Oaks United Methodist Church Building Fund. Register at https://runsignup.com/Race/NC/FourOaks/UnitedMethodistChurch5kRunWalkFourOaks.

SATURDAY, MAY 19

Harnett Health 5K River Run

8 to 9 a.m.

126 Alexander Drive, Lillington

Partnered with Harnett Health Systems of Harnett County, the Lillington Area Chamber of Commerce hosts its first 5K to promote wellness. Register at http://www.runtheeast.com/race-info/?id=49711.

SATURDAY, MAY 19

Amanda’s Race 5K

8 a.m.

500 Sunset Road, Wilson (Rec Center)

Join the fifth annual Amanda’s 5K Race/Roll to benefit Amanda Bissette Batchelor with her medical care. Register at http://www.runtheeast.com/race-info/?id=7019.

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