Join the fight (Part 1): Take aim at blood cancer at the Fighting Red 5K, 8 a.m. Oct. 5 at Cooks Landing, North Little Rock. This timed race benefits the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Cord Blood Bank of Arkansas while also raising awareness for the fight against blood cancers. There will also be a booth where people can be tested to see if they’re a potential match for someone needing a stem cell and/or bone marrow donation. Registration is $30. Call (501) 231-5713 or visit fightingred5k.com.
Join the fight (Part 2): The enormous Race for the Cure takes over downtown Little Rock and North Little Rock at 8 a.m. Oct. 19 at Broadway and Second Street. As usual, other events will surround the race, including a pasta party, and men and children will have a chance to get in on the act. Registration is $26 for the run/walk, the Family 2K and the various supporter/ spectator options. Registration for the competitive run is $36. Call (501) 202-4399 or visit komenarkansas.org.
Weekend, Pages 31 on 09/26/2013
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