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Runs And Walks November 2018

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Saturday, Nov. 3

Veterans 5K Run for the Brave

9 a.m.

102 W. Parris Drive

Benson

The run takes place in historic downtown Benson. Walkers and strollers welcome. Proceeds benefit local veterans organizations. Following the 5K there will be live entertainment, food, a vendor village, car show and activities for the kids. Race day registration is 7 to 8:30 a.m. 5K starts at 9. Cupcake 1-mile run is at 10:30. Register fee is $25. Register at runsignup.com.

Saturday, Nov. 10

Robin Run 5K

10 a.m.

First Presbyterian Church

414 Sunset Road

This 15th annual event is a fundraiser for Wilson Family YMCA held in memory of the late Robin Givens, a fitness instructor at Wilson Family YMCA. It includes a 5K and 1-mile Fun Run. The race will include Girls on the Run and STRIDE participants and their running buddies. A DJ and refreshments provided after the race. Cost is $20. Race day registration begins at 9 a.m.

Saturday, Nov. 17

Gobble Waddle 5K and 10K Run/Walk

9 a.m.

218 S. 2nd St.

Smithfield

Help the comunity this holiday season by bringing canned goods to be donated to multiple food bank agencies. All proceeds support the Johnston Health Foundation's Patient Assistance Fund and new initiatives. Cost is $25 for the 5K and $35 for the 10K. Register at runtheeast.com.

THursday, Nov. 22

Gobble Wobble 5K and Fun Run

8:30 a.m.

Paul Berry Park

Historic Downtown Wilson

Arc of Wilson presents the Thanksgiving Day event that includes a 5K-run and 1-mile fun run, walk or wobble at 9:30. People of all ages and abilities welcome. Register at runsignup.com.

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