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Still time to walk/run for nonprofits in the Triangle

Posted April 9, 2013

This weekend, there are five walks/runs going on to help area nonprofits and there is still time to sign up.

Here's a list of the ones happening on Saturday: 

Triangle Walk to Defeat ALS – This walk is at Halifax Mall in downtown Raleigh. Registration is at 9 a.m. and the walk starts at 10 a.m. 

2013 Walk MS: Triangle - Starts at 8 a.m. at PNC Arena. They are trying to raise more than a half-million dollars to support life-changing programs and cutting-edge research.

Walk Now for Autism – This walk is being held Saturday morning at the Govern Morehead School for the Blind. Registration is at 8:30 a.m. and the walk starts at 10 a.m. Proceeds go to the help Autism Speaks’ work, locally and nationally.

Easter Seals Walk with Me Triangle 2013 – This fourth annual event will be held at NC State’s Centennial Campus. Registration is at 10 a.m. and the family fun walk starts at 11 a.m. Following the walk, there will be lunch, a kid’s zone, live music, a video game truck and free snow cones and ice cream.

Chick-fil-A Connect Race Series 5K and 1 mile run/walk of Raleigh - This run, which benefits the American Diabetes Association, will be held at Leesville Road High School starting at 8 a.m. 

Color the Hill 5K Fun Run in Chapel Hill – This run starts at 10 a.m. at the UNC Cross Country Course at Finley Fields. Runners wear white shirts and as they go through the course, they stop at color stations where volunteers blast them with non-toxic colored paint. Funds go to three local nonprofits: The Academy of Information Technology of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools, A Drink For Tomorrow and the SKJAJA Fund.

Are you doing any of these runs this weekend? 


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