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Sports Notes

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 with Capital Area Soccer League coaches to help kids sharpen their soccer skills. The clinics are for children ages 7-12 and will run from 10 a.m. to noon. Registration will be held on site between 9:30 and 10 a.m.

The clinics will be held 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.

Patrol Stroll & MADD Dash

The 6th annual Patrol Stroll 5K, 1-mile fun run and MADD Dash for kids to benefit Mothers Against Drunk Drivers is scheduled from 7 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 22, at N.C. Highway Patrol Training Academy, Raleigh. There will be a silent auction, health expo with several vendors on site and activities for children. Cost is $15 to $20. For more information, visit http://www.thepatrolstroll.org/

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.

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 Neonatal Intensive Care Nursery.

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 golf, lunch, snacks, dinner, and prizes. Sponsorships are also available. Proceeds support youth programs of the police department. For 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 for families. 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.

Tees for Tots

Learning Together has announced the 8th annual Tees for Tots Charity Golf Tournament on Monday, Oct. 8, at Brier Creek Country Club & Golf Course.

Tees for Tots brings together over 70 individuals, businesses, and corporations that have made financial and in-kind contributions for a great day of golf, prizes, raffles, networking and fun and all to support young children of all abilities.

Registration for the tournament is currently open to all businesses and individuals. Information on sponsorships can be found online at www.learningtogether.org/teesfortots. For more information or to register, contact Jessica Hull at jessica@learningtogether.org or 919-856-7453.

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. Details: 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/

Austin Flowers Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament

Wake Forest-Rolesville High School DECA will hold a golf tournament Tuesday, Nov. 6, at Heritage Golf Club,1250 Heritage Club Ave., Wake Forest. Proceeds will go to the Austin Flowers Memorial Scholarship Foundation. The scholarship was created in memory of a student who was killed in a car accident in June 2011.

Registration forms for interested players will be at Heritage Golf Club or can be received through email. Prizes will be awarded for the winners of the tournament and the event will include a silent auction. For more information, contact Kristi Walker at knwalker@wcpss.net or McKinley Thompson at mckinley.thompson@yahoo.com.