• 5K TO FEED 25K: The 5K To Feed 25K starts at 9 a.m. March 22 at SouthLake Christian Academy, 13820 Hager’s Ferry Road, Huntersville. Registration costs $35. The event supports Second Harvest Food Bank, Homeless Boys Mission Peru, SouthLake Christian Fine Arts Booster Club and Eagles Nest Capital Campaign. Details:

• 5K BLITZ ROAD RACE: The second annual 5K Blitz Road Race starts at 8 a.m. March 22 at Gethsemane Baptist Church 565 Jetton St., Davidson. The event features a one-mile run/walk for beginners. Registration costs $20 up to and on day of race. Register at or 704-892-1635. The event benefits the church’s health and wellness ministry.

• COLOR MY RUN 5K: The Color My Run 5K takes place at 9 a.m.-noon March 29 at Hambright Park, 2202 Hambright Road, Huntersville. Participants are drenched with colored powder at each kilometer. Registration costs $35 in advance and $50 on the day of the event. Details:

• IKNIGHT TECH DRIVE 5K: The iKnight Tech Drive 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run takes place April 5 at North Lincoln High School, 2737 Lee Lawing Road, Pumpkin Center. The fun run starts at 8:30 a.m., followed by the 5K at 9 a.m. 5K registration costs $20 by April 4 and $25 on race day. Fun run registration costs $10 through April 4 and $15 on race day. The event benefits North Lincoln High’s technology. Details:

• PAWZ TOO RUN 5K and Dog Walk: The Pawz Too Run 5K & Dog Walk starts at 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. April 12 at Davidson Town Green, 119 S. Main St., Davidson. Registration costs $25 before March 25 and $30 after. The event benefits Friends of the Animals. Details:


Cornelius Parks, Arts, Recreation & Culture

The office is open 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays at 21445 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Details: or 704-892-6031.

• MEN’S BASKETBALL: Parks and recreation departments in Cornelius and Huntersville accept registration for a men’s basketball league through March 31. Games will be played at Bailey Middle School, 11900 Bailey Road, Cornelius. The season spans April 8 to June. Registration is available at the Cornelius PARC office (21445 Catawba Ave.) or Huntersville Parks and Recreation office (105 Gilead Road, third floor). Registration costs $400 per team, with an additional fee of $10 to all non-resident participants. Details:  704-892-6031, ext. 188, or 704-766-2231.


Huntersville Parks & Recreation

Register for programs 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays on the third floor of the administrative offices, 105 Gilead Road, Huntersville, as well as

• FLAG FOOTBALL: Adults play in a co-ed flag football league beginning April 10 at Huntersville Athletic Park, 11720 Verhoeff Drive, Huntersville. Register through March 31. Registration costs $450 per team (additional $10 for non-residents).

• PRESCHOOL BASEBALL: Children, ages 3-5, learn the motor skills to play baseball 5:45-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, April 3-May 20, or Thursdays, April 4-May 22, at North Meck Park, 16131 Old Statesville Road, Huntersville. Registration is open until full.

• PRESCHOOL SOCCER: Children, ages 3-5, learn the motor skills to play soccer 5:45-6:30 p.m. Mondays, March 31-May 9, at North Meck Park, 16131 Old Statesville Road, Huntersville. Registration is open until full.

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