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Scramble for the Arts golf event

The seventh annual Scramble for the Arts golf tournament will be held May 3 at the Country Club of Johnston County. The four-person superball tournament begins at 12:30 p.m. and the entry fee is $60 per player, which includes all golf fees, prize eligibility and a post-round meal. For more info or to register, 919-938-0306 or info@jcartscouncil.org.

HeartChase 2013 to honor Teem

The Clayton HeartChase 2013 will be held at 10 a.m. May 18 at Clayton Town Square. The event, which honors former Clayton High student-athlete Hogan Teem, is modeled after “The Amazing Race” and features teams of 2-5 completing heart healthy tasks to gain points. The fee is $25 for adults or $15 for high school students. For info, visit honor.amerianheart.org/ClaytonHeartChase2013 or email Barbie Tew at barbietew@gmail.com.

Clayton Road Race

The Clayton Road Race is scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday, May 11. Registration for the 5K race is open, and the entry fee is $20 until race day ($25 on race day). The fee for a tenth-of-a-mile Tot Trot i $5. Trophies will be awarded to the top-three finishers in six age groups. Registration forms are available in the Clayton Parks and Recreation office, the Clayton Town Hall and Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library.

Pitch, Hit and Run

The Greater Cleveland Athletic Association will hold a free MLB-sponsored Pitch, Hit and Run competition at 1:30 p.m. May 5. For more information, send an email to gcaamlb@gmail.com.

Johnston County Tennis Championships

The Johnston County Tennis Championships for levels 3.5, 4.0 and 4.5 will be held June 14-16 at Smithfield Community Park and Smithfield-Selma High School. The entry fees are $20 for singles and $30 for doubles teams. Proceeds will go to breast cancer-charities. To enter, call Milton Price at 919-268-8403 or email triangleeastsports@yahoo.com.

Johnston Horse Show Series

Johnston County Horse Show Series events will be held May 25, June 29, Aug. 3-4 (at Hunt Horse Complex), Sept. 21, Oct. 26 and Nov. 23 at the Johnston County Livestock Arena near Smithfield. Rings open at 8:30 for all events. Johnston County HUNTER Horse Series shows are May 11, June 8, Sept. 7 and Nov. 9 at the Johnston County Livestock Arena. For more information, email blaine-mclaughlin-stables.com or johnston.county.horse.show@gmail.com.

N.C. Team Tournament Bass Trail

The Boats Unlimited N.C. Team Tournament Bass Trail is open for the spring season. There will be seven events and a championship event on June 22 at Falls Lake. Teams must compete in at least four events to be eligible for the championship and the $10,000 championship prize. For more information, visit piedmontbassclassics.com or contact tournament director Phil McCarson at 919-471-1571 or philsflags@msn.com.

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