Walk for Wishes 5K April 6 in Rock Hill

March 24, 2013 

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Walk for Wishes 5K walk/run for Make-A-Wish South Carolina will be held from 9 a.m. to noon April 6 at Cherry Park in Rock Hill, 1466 Cherry Road. Proceeds from the event will be used to grant the wishes of 26 children with life-threatening medical conditions from York, Chester and Lancaster counties.

Registration costs $15 for walkers ages 12 and older. Groups of five or more may register for $10 a person. Visit sc.wish.org.



5K April 13

Registration for the Come-See-Me Road Race & Fun Run on April 13 is under way.

The 5K road race starts at 8:30 a.m. at the YMCA at 402 Charlotte Ave. and winds through Rock Hill. The 1-mile Fun Run takes a less competitive path.

The race is USATF certified and pre-registered racers may pick up their T-shirts and timing chips on April 12 at the YMCA. Registration for the 5K costs $20 through April 9, or $25 day of beginning at 7:30 a.m.

The Fun Run is free and begins at 8 a.m.

Register online at comeseeme.org. Call 803-329-7625 for more information.

Doughnut Dash May 11

24 Hours of Booty Inc. will be the beneficiary of the inaugural Krispy Kreme Doughnut Dash starting at 7:30 a.m. May 11 in Charlotte.

The 4.8-mile race starts and ends on Greenwich Drive in Cotswold, near the Krispy Kreme on 119 North Sharon Amity Road, and running through the streets of Cotswold.

During this non-sanctioned 4.8-mile run/walk, participants have the option of signing up as a competitive or recreational runner. All runners will run the first 2.26 miles. Then the competitive runners will eat a dozen doughnuts, and then continue the final 2.54 miles to the finish. The recreational runners may eat as many doughnuts as they want, take some home or elect to donate their doughnuts to the cancer centers.

Registration costs $30 by April 13, or $35 through May 8. There is no event-day registration. Visit krispykremedoughnutdash.com. Proceeds support the 24 Hours of Booty charity cycling event to fight cancer.

Cannoli Run May 18 in Fort Mill

The first Cannoli Run will begin at 8:30 a.m. May 18 at St. Philip Neri Church during the 18th annual Italian Festival. Half of the proceeds will go to Fort Mill Care Center.

Trophied divisions are senior 60 and older, adult 16 to 59 and junior 7 to 15.

Cost is $25 for adults, $15 for seniors. Advance registration includes T-shirt and gift bag.

The one-mile family fun run is a $5 donation. The 100-yard dash is free with prizes for children ages 6 and younger.

Register online at SPNitalianfestival.org.

Register for

Fort Mill’s

Thread Twilight

The second annual Carolina Thread Trail’s Thread The Thread Twilight 5K Trail Race & Fun Run will be held at 6 p.m. May 18 at Anne Springs Close Greenway.

This trail run event includes a 5K race or 1-mile fun run for all ages, along with an after party.

There are 250 spots for the 5K. Cost is $25 through April 11, $30 April 12-May 16, or $35 race day.

The 1-mile run/walk costs $10 through April 11, $15 April 12-May 11, or $20 race day.

Registration online at carolinathreadtrail5k.org.

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