MS Run the U.S.
The 2014 MS Run the US is accepting runner applications from runners nationwide. The relay, slated to begin April 16, is a five-month relay in which 21 runners will tag-team across the country, taking on 140+ mile segments spanning 5-10 days in length to raise awareness and money for the cause. 100% of the proceeds will be donated to finding a cure for multiple sclerosis through the National MS Society. The deadline to apply is Oct. 31. For more information and to apply, visit www.MSRunTheUS.com.
Anthony “Airport” Greenup of the Harlem Globetrotters will teach a basketball clinic for youths ages 6-13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at Brier Creek Community Center, 10810 Globe Road, Raleigh. The registration fee is $45 and includes a presentation, T-shirt, refreshments and certificate of participation. For more information or to register, visit www.raleighnc.gov.
Never miss a local story.
Halloween Hustle 5K run
A Halloween-inspired 5K run will be held at 8:30 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 27 at the TPC at Wakefield Plantation Sports Club, 3350 Canes Way, Raleigh. Participants, dressed in their best Halloween costumes, will run through the nine-hole golf course and enjoy Halloween festivities throughout the morning. This event is hosted by the Jimmy V Celebrity Golf Classic, and all proceeds will benefit The V Foundation for Cancer Research.
On-site registration opens at 7 a.m. Registration costs $10 for children ages 14 and under, $25 for adults and $65 for a family of four. For more information or to register, visit www.golfclassic.org.
Running and fitness expo
The Running Outfitters Health and Fitness Expo will be held at the McKimmon Center of N.C. State University, 1101 Gorman St., Raleigh. The expo will run from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2. More than 30 exhibitors will offer apparel, shoes, equipment and accessories. For more information, visit www.cityofoaksmarathon.com/expo.
City of Oaks Marathon
The sixth annual Raleigh City of Oaks Marathon begins at 7 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, at various locations in Raleigh. There are five races available, including a half marathon, The Old Reliable 10K, kids marathon and a marathon relay. Costs vary depending on race and registration date. Online registration is at www.cityofoaksmarathon.com.
Tennis coaches needed
Tennis coaches are needed for USTA Junior Team Tennis for the fall season.
Players at the 3.5 level will be trained as coaches. Teams are composed of children ages 8 and younger or 10 and younger. Practices are held from 5-6:30 p.m. Fridays and 9-10:30 a.m. Saturdays.
The position pays $12 per hour and $8.25 per hour for training and administrative duties.
For more information or to schedule an interview, email David Bell at email@example.com.
Pickleball open play
Play pickleball from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Friday at Flaherty Park Community Center, 1226 N. White St., Wake Forest.
Pickleball is played on a badminton court with a lowered net, a perforated plastic baseball and wood paddles. It is easy to learn but can develop into a competitive game for experienced players.
For more information or to register, contact Joe Vartanesian at firstname.lastname@example.org.