Runs and Walks October 2018

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Saturday, Oct. 6

Selma Railroad Run/ Walk 5K

8:30 a.m.

110 E. Waddell St., Selma

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Johnston County will direct the event. Proceeds benefit clubs in Johnston County. This is event is held in conjunction with Railroad Days Festival. Register at runsignup.com.

Saturday, Oct. 20

#DoItForEm Emilee Hunter Memorial 5K Run/ Walk

9 a.m. registration

First Presbyterian

414 Sunset Drive

Funds raised will be contributed to Wilson Community College and Wilson Christian Academy in the form of scholarships in honor of Emilee Hunter, a Hunt High School graduate and Wilson Community College student who died in a car crash in 2014. This year’s event will celebrate what would have been her 23rd birthday, and cake will be served at the finish line. Register for the annual event at sportoften.com.

Saturday, Oct. 20

Sidekix Trick or Trot

9 a.m. to noon

Wilson Medical Center Walking Track, 1705 Tarboro St.

Check in at 9 a.m. for those who want to compete in the mile and a half run on track. The event will include a family run, walk or trot; wheelchairs, walkers and strollers welcome. There will also be inflatables, games vendors, etc. Register at runsignup.com.

Sunday, Oct. 28

Costumes for a Cure

2 p.m.

105 E. 1st St.


The inaugural costume-themed event includes a 5K, fun run and family walk through downtown Greenville. Run/ walk in your most creative costume and compete for prizes. The proceeds from this event will be shared between pediatric brain cancer research and providing teen oncology resources for the Connie Maynard Children’s Hospital. Register at runsignup.com.

THursday, Nov. 22

Gobble Wobble 5K and Fun Run

8:30 a.m.

Paul Berry Park

Historic Downtown Wilson

The Arc of Wilson presents this 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 are welcome. Register ends Nov. 20. Register at runsignup.com.