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SATURDAY, SEPT. 8
Run 4 Recovery 5K
600 E. Booker Dairy Road, Smithfield
The third annual race is hosted by Celebrate Recovery at Temple and starts and ends at the recreation and aquatics center. New this year is Celebration Place kids dash following the 5K. Register at runsignup.com.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 8
WSE Titan UP 5K
Wayne School of Engineering
The 5K runs through Goldsboro and is a benefit for the Wayne School of Engineering. Register at runsignup.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. (former Alzheimer’s 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. Free event; donations welcome.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 22
Run, Walk and Roll
Starts on 6th Street in front of St. James United Methodist Church, Greenville
Includes 1-mile fun run and kids dash and emphasizes outdoor activity for people of all abilities. Wheelchair and hand-crank bike racers welcome. Proceeds benefit Vidant Health Rehabilitation Services. Register at runsignup.com.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 29
Live Life in Color: RC3 5K and 1-mile Fun Run
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.
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.