Thanksgiving Day run set in York

November 18, 2012 

The third annual Running of the Turkeys 5K run/walk and stroller jog through downtown York to benefit PATH will be held on Thanksgiving morning.

The event is sponsored by First Presbyterian and Trinity United Methodist churches in York. Race-day registration is from 7:15 to 7:45 a.m. at Trinity Methodist. The race begins at 8 a.m.

Registration costs $20. Proceeds benefit PATH, which serves needy families in York School District.

For more information, call 803-684-2356.

Run for charity Dec. 15 in Lake Wylie

Lake Wylie’s Santa Sleigh 5K and kids 2.5K will be held at 8 a.m. Dec. 15 at The Landing neighborhood to benefit Clover High School AFJROTC and Project UNIFY for Special Olympic,. Cost is $20 for the 5K, $15 for 2.5K.

T-shirts guaranteed if registered by Dec. 10. Register online at

Forms also are available at Anytime Fitness in Lake Wylie.


Club tryouts Monday in Lake Wylie

Discoveries Soccer Club, a nonprofit, will hold free tryouts for ages 6 to 14 for the spring season from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 26 at Oakridge Middle School, 5650 S.C. 557. Check in at 5:30 p.m.

Teams will be based locally, so no traveling to Rock Hill for weekly practices. The club serves the Lake Wylie, Clover, York and Tega Cay communities.

Call 803-322-1374 or 908-240-3032 for more information or visit


Register for Booty ride Dec. 4

Registration for the 12th annual 24 Hours of Booty presented by Levine Cancer Institute will kick off at 10 a.m. Dec. 4. All participants must register online at

“With registration typically filling up within one day, we urge folks to sign up as soon as possible,” said Basil Lyberg, executive director of 24 Hours of Booty.

The annual charity non-competitive cycling event for all ages and cycling abilities is scheduled to roll on the “Booty Loop” in Charlotte’s Myers Park neighborhood from 7 p.m. July 26 to 7 p.m. July 27. To safely accommodate riders on the 3-mile closed course, event registration will be capped at the first 1,200 registrants.

To participate in the Charlotte event, each rider is required to pay a $65 fee to register and raise a minimum of $400 before the ride. Forty-eight hours after registration closes, 24 Hours of Booty will open its reboot program for the Charlotte event. Monday raised supports the Livestrong Foundation and local cancer charities.

Myers Park High School will again serve as home to “Bootyville” where riders camp, eat and recharge when not riding.

In 24 Hours of Booty’s 11-year history, more than 11,000 riders have raised more than $8.4 million. For more information, call 704-365-4417 or visit


Follow Knights stadium progress

The Charlotte Knights have launched a ballpark webcam for fans to view the construction of BB&T Ballpark, the future home of the Knights. The webcam is accessible from the team’s website, Photos of the construction process will be updated daily at the team’s official Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages.


Win makeover for Panthers Den

The Allen Tate Co., an official partner of the Carolina Panthers, invites area residents to enter the At Home with the Carolina Panthers Contest.

To enter, upload a photo showing how you are “at home” with the Carolina Panthers in your “Panthers den” to the contest link on the Carolina Panthers Facebook page,

Four weekly winners, randomly selected, will each receive a $250 gift card from Lowe’s Home Improvement. One grand prize winner will win a $1,000 Lowe’s gift card.

The contest is open to North and South Carolina residents who are 18 or younger at the time of entry. Contestants must provide a valid e-mail address. No purchase is required. Official rules may be found on the contest registration page.

The At Home with the Carolina Panthers Contest ends at midnight on Nov. 21. A prize drawing will be held on or before Nov. 26.

Giants fans


New York Giants fans get together in a special room reserved for game day at Madison’s on The Corner at the corner of Highway 160 West and Gold Hill Road in Fort Mill.

Fans can watch the game on a projection screen and several flat screens.

All fans are welcome, but a head count for the buffet is needed before the game. For more information, email to or call 803-802-3990.

Bills fans meet at Towne Tavern

Buffalo Bills fans are invited to Towne Tavern at Fort Mill, home of the York County Buffalo Bills Backers Fan Club. Join fellow Bills fans in suite 160 and view all Buffalo Bills games on a 10-foot HD projection with theatre sound.

For membership information, contact Towne Tavern at 803-802-2340 or

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