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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.

Greenup Basketball Camp

GreenupCamps will offer a weekly Fall Basketball Academy starting Friday, Oct. 5. The five-week camp will be held Fridays from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Creedmoor Gymnasium & Activity Center.

The academy will include instruction in basic fundamental basketball skills, defense and agility training and scrimmages.

The camp is open to children ages 3 to 13 and costs $85 for the entire camp and $20 per session. The cost drops to $80 per person if a family registers more than one child.

For more information or to register, visit www.greenupcamps.com.

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.

Soccer clinics

The Raleigh Organized Community Kids Soccer program will hold a free soccer clinic with Capital Area Soccer League coaches to help kids sharpen their soccer skills on Saturday, Oct. 13 at Brentwood Park, 3315 Vinson Court. The clinic is 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. For more information, call Monica Quechol-Bradley at 919-831-6834.

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.

City of Oaks marathon

The Raleigh City of Oaks Marathon and Rex Healthcare Half Marathon is scheduled for 7 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 14. The course includes Fayetteville Street in downtown Raleigh, the State Capitol Building, the Glenwood South restaurant district, Meredith College, N.C. State University and the Bell Tower. The courses expose the diversity of Raleigh’s landscape, from modern city to wooded trails with a lakeside setting. Marathon runners will be treated to a run on the Capital Area Greenway system as well as around scenic Shelley Lake.

Online registration closes on October 31, 2012. On-site registration will be available at the Raleigh Running Outfitters Health & Fitness Expo Nov. 2-3. For registration fees and more information, visit http://cityofoaksmarathon.com

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