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Runs and Walks September 2019

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Sunday, Sept. 8

Anchor Run

3 p.m.

3851 Dunhagen Road

Greenville

The 4th annual Anchor Run raises money for local groups that provide support for families battling cancer, in memory of Georgia Godwin. Charities include Beau’s Buddies Foundation, James and Connie Maynard Children’s Hospital, Riley’s Army and Ronald McDonald House of Eastern North Carolina. Register at runtheeast.com.

Saturday, Sept. 14

Run 4 Recovery 5K

8 a.m.

600 E. Booker Dairy Road

Smithfield

The fourth annual Run 4 Recovery is hosted by Celebrate Recovery at Temple.The race starts and finishes at the Recreation and Aquatics Center. Register at runtheeast.com.

Saturday, Sept. 14

Walk to De-Feet Dementia

10 a.m.

Spring Arbor

2045 Ward Blvd., Wilson

Registration is at 9:30 a.m., and the walk begins at 10 a.m. There is no registration fee, but donations are encouraged. The event raises funds for Dementia Alliance of North Carolina.

Saturday, Sept. 21

Wilson Run for Your Life 5K

8 a.m.

Fresenius-Kabi

5200 Corporate Parkway, Wilson

All proceeds from this event benefit United Way of Wilson. The event includes a 1-mile fun and 5K. Register at eventbrite.com.

Saturday, Sept. 21

YCRC Walk/ Run for Your Life

9 a.m.

Rocky Mount Sports Complex

Rocky Mount

The 5K course runs through Rocky Mount’s greenway system. The event is presented by Your Choice Pregnancy Resource Center. Register at runtheeast.com.

Saturday, Sept. 28

Live Life in Color

8 a.m.

Greater Wilson Rotary Park (formerly Cavalier)

1901 Branch St., Wilson

The 5K and 1-mile fun run event is presented by RC3, Recovery Concepts Community Center, and benefits substance use recovery support efforts in Wilson County. Register at runtheeast.com.

Saturday, Sept. 28

YMCA Color Run

Events start at 8:15 a.m. with Mascot Dash

3400 N. Wesleyan Blvd.

Rocky Mount

The YMCA Color Run is a 5K and 1-mile fun run fundraiser including family activities. Register at runtheeast.com.

Saturday, Sept. 28

Run, Walk and Roll

9 a.m.

2000 E. 6th

Greenville

For people of all levels of physical abilities; wheelchair and hand crank bike racers welcome. Includes 5K, 1-mile fun run, kids dash, wheelchair and hand-crank bike categories. Proceeds benefit Vidant Health Rehabilitation Services. Register at runtheeast.com.

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