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Walks and Runs August 2019

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SATURDAY, AUG. 17

Wilson Family YMCA Youth Triathlon

8 a.m.

Rec Center at 500 Sunset Road

Wilson

The 10th annual youth triathlon includes swimming, biking and running for local kids. T-shirt orders will be placed on Aug. 1, so register early. There is a special needs division for this event. For more information on the triathlon or transition training, contact David Caudle at 252-291-9622 or dcaudle@wilsonymca.com. Register at runtheeast.com.

SATURDAY, AUG. 31

Norwayne Alumni and Friends 5K Walk/ Run for Scholarships

7 a.m.

106 E. Norwayne Alumni Way

Fremont

This event is part of the Norwayne Alumni Labor Day Weekend and takes  place through residential streets in Fremont. The walk/ run is a benefit for the Norwayne Alumni and Friends scholarship fund. Register at runtheeast.com.

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.. 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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