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Golf tournament for couple with cancer

A golf tournament for the benefit of Kristi and Greg Schremp, who both are undergoing treatment for cancer, is scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, at Eagle Ridge Golf Course, 565 Competition Road, Raleigh. Thirty-six four-person teams will be allowed. Cost is $300 per team and $75 for individuals.

For more information and to register or become a sponsor, contact Pam Hochmuth at phochmuth@centrexproperties.com or 919-861-2102, ext. 116.

Racquets for Research

The V Foundation for Cancer Research will host its 7th annual Racquets for Research event Saturday, Sept. 15, at the North Hills Club, 4824 Yadkin Drive.

Proceeds from the event will go toward the foundation’s goal to fund a million-dollar grant for research of the cancers affecting 9/11 first responders.

The tournament will be split into morning and afternoon sessions. Registration is $150 per session for adults and $100 for youth in the afternoon.

Four amateurs can also register for the Pro-Am Division to play with a tennis champion. Cost for Pro-Am participation is $1,500 per person.

For more information, visit www.RacquetsForResearch.org.

Paxton golf tournament

The Paxton Golf tournament is scheduled for noon, Monday, Sept. 17 at Hasentree Country Club, 7213 Hasentree Club Drive, Wake Forest.

Proceeds will support families fighting childhood cancer. Cost is $600 for a team of four, and $150 for individual players. Lunch will be provided. For more information or to register, visit www.fightlikepaxton.com.

AHCF N.C. 5K & Walk

The third annual Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood Foundation’s N.C. 5K & Walk is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Rolesville Ballfield, 21 Redford Place Drive, Rolesville. The event includes a 5K and a 1.5-mile walk. Registration the day of the event begins at 8:30 a.m. for the 5K and 10 a.m. for the 1.5-mile walk. Registration is $25. There is no registration fee for children 11-and-younger. For more information or to register, go to ahckids.org.

Soccer clinics

The Raleigh Organized Community Kids Soccer program will hold free soccer clinics to help kids sharpen their soccer skills. Young soccer players will have fun while learning fundamentals and skills from trained soccer coaches provided by the Capital Area Soccer League.

The league is for children ages 7-12. Each clinic will run from 10 a.m. to noon. Registration will be held on site between 9:30 and 10 a.m.

The clinics are scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 22 at Green Road Park, 4201 Green Road; and Saturday, Oct. 13 at Brentwood Park, 3315 Vinson Court. For more information, call Monica Quechol-Bradley at 919-831-6834.

WakeMed hosts WakeMed Scrub Run

WakeMed Health and Hospitals will host its second annual Scrub Run from 8:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Sept. 29, on Fayetteville Street at City Plaza in downtown Raleigh.

The Scrub Run includes competitive 5K and 10K races for both runners and walkers, a 100-yard kids dash, games, activities, live music and entertainment for the whole family.

The kids’ dash will begin at 9:45 a.m. All other races will begin at 8:30 a.m.

Cost is $25 for the 10K before Sept. 15 and $30 after; $20 for the 5K before Sept. 15 and $25 after; and $5 for the kids’ dash. There is no late registration fee for the kid’s dash.

This year’s Fun Fest will take place in conjunction with the race and will include live music by Groovetown, games and activities for the entire family.

Proceeds will benefit WakeMed Children’s and will be used to expand the WakeMed Neonatal Intensive Care Nursery.

Police Department Golf Tournament

The City of Raleigh Police Department will hold a Four Man Captain’s Choice Golf Tournament to benefit Special Olympics North Carolina on Monday, Sept. 24 at the Wil-Mar Golf Club, 2300 Old Milburnie Road.

Registration for the tournament gets under way at 11:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 1:00 p.m. Lunch is provided by Chick-fil–A. Prizes will be awarded to the top three teams, the longest drive for both male and female players, closest to the pin on each par-three hole, and a par-three shootout. Dinner will feature awards, door prizes and a Special Olympics speaker.

Registration and sponsorship levels are: $500 for a tee box and four players; $350 for a tee box and two players; $200 for a tee box; and $75 for individuals.

For more information, call Tommy Newman at 919-931-5252, email tln1duke@aol.com or visit www.nctorchrun.com.

Golf tournament for Arc of Wake

The Arc of Wake County is holding a Driving for Disabilities Golf Tournament on Monday, Oct. 1, at Heritage Golf Club, 1250 Heritage Club Ave., Wake Forest. Cost is $125 per golfer and includes 18 holes of golf, a cart, contests, breakfast, lunch and drinks. To register, visit www.arcwake.org/golftourney.html.

Wake Forest Police Golf Tournament

The annual Wake Forest Police Department Golf Tournament will begin at noon Monday, Oct. 1, at Brevofield Golf Course on Camp Kanata Road in Wake Forest.

Cost is $60 per person or $240 per team and includes the golf, lunch, snacks and dinner, as well as prizes. Sponsorships are also available. Proceeds support youth programs of the police department. For more information, call 919-435-9611.

Golf tournament for Arc of Wake

The Arc of Wake County is holding a Driving for Disabilities Golf Tournament on Monday, Oct. 1, at Heritage Golf Club, 1250 Heritage Club Ave., Wake Forest. Cost is $125 per golfer and includes 18 holes of golf, a cart, contests, breakfast, lunch and drinks. To register, visit www.arcwake.org/golftourney.html.

Blue 5K

The annual Blue 5K is scheduled for 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at Prestonwood Country Club.

Following the race, awards and food will be available. Kid Zone activities, including bounce houses, a giant slide, mini-golf and face painting, will also be available.

All race participants will receive a t-shirt. To register, visit www.saschampionship.com.

Registration is divided into competitive and noncompetitive divisions. Now through Sept. 30, competitive division registration costs $30 for adults, $20 for youth 17 and younger and $70 forfamilies. Non-competitive registration is $25 for adults, $15 for youth and $55 for families. Costs will increase $5 after Oct. 1. For more information, visit www.bcbsnc.com/5k or call 919-531-4653.

Run for their lives 5K

SAFE Haven Cat shelter and clinic will host “Run For Their Lives,” a 5K race from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at 8431-137 Garvey Drive, Raleigh. To register, visit www.safehaven5K.org

Thad and Alice Eure Walk for Hope

The Foundation of Hope for Research and Treatment of Mental Illness presents the 24th annual Thad and Alice Eure Walk for Hope and the 4th Annual Run for Hope. The race will begin at 8 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, at the Angus Barn Restaurant in Raleigh. The walk will begin at 10 a.m. with registration at 8 a.m.

The Walk for Hope is a 10k/5k or 1 mile walk from the Angus Barn through Umstead State Park. The Run for Hope is a USA Track & Field certified 10k, or a 5k run which takes the same route as the walk from the Angus Barn through Umstead State Park and returns to the Barn. Run registration/chip pick-up opens at 7 a.m.

For more information and to register, visit www.walkforhope.com or call 919-781-9255.

Adult baseball registration

Raleigh Parks and Recreation Adult Baseball registration is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, in the Administration Building at Jaycee Park, 2401 Wade Ave., Raleigh. To sign up, complete the registration form and make payment of $450 per team. For more information, call (919) 831-6836.

Triangle run/walk for Autism

The Triangle run/walk for Autism will begin with a 5K competitive run at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, in Moore Square. Following the competitive race there will be a noncompetitive 5K run/walk, a recreational one mile run/walk, and a one-block kids dash.

The event will also include musical entertainment and a children’s play area with face painting and an inflatable castle. Cost is $25 for the competitive and noncompetitive 5K and mile run. There is no fee for the kids dash. To sign up, visit http://www.trianglerunwalkforautism.org/