October Runs/Walks: 5Ks Across the Triangle
Triangle Run/Walk for Autism. Downtown Raleigh, Moore Square. 9 a.m. Free. Take part in a 5K, 1-mile fun run or kids’ dash to raise awareness for autism. Register online. trianglewalkforautism.org.
Walk for Hope. The Angus Barn, 9401 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh. 8 a.m. $30-$70. Take part in a 10K, 5K or 1-mile-fun-run to raise funds for local mental health research. Register online. foundationofhopenc.org/walkforhope2015.
Ellie Helton Memorial 5K and Fun Run. WakeMed Soccer Park, 201 Soccer Park Dr., Cary. 5-7 p.m. $10-$30. Take part in a 5K race or fun run to raise awareness of brain aneurysms in children. A Kids Zone features inflatables, face painting, balloons art and an appearance by the Duke Blue Devil. give.bafound.org/2015EllieHelton. Learn more about Ellie Helton here.
Gigi’s Cupcakes 5K Run/Walk. Gigi’s Cupcakes Brier Creek, 8521 Brier Creek Pkwy., Raleigh. 8 a.m. $15-$25. Take part in a 5K run/walk to benefit Make-A-Wish of Eastern North Carolina. Register online. gigiscupcakes5k.com.
JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes. Walnut Creek Amphitheatre, 3801 Rock Quarry Rd., Raleigh. 10:30 a.m. See website for fees. Take part in a 5K walk to cure diabetes. Register online. walk.jdrf.org.
Five4PFC — Living with Hope. Dorothea Dix campus, 820 S Boylan Ave., Raleigh. 2 p.m. See website for fees. Take part in a 5K run/walk event to raise awareness of mental illness and to help break the stigma associated with it. Organized by 16-year-old Anna Parrish of Apex, North Carolina. Strollers and dogs are welcome. Prizes awarded to race winners and for Best Costume. Register online. five4pfc.com.