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May 5: Smile For a Cure 5K, 9 a.m. at King George High School track. Cost: $35 individual, $135 for team of five, $20 for 10-under. Register at racetimingunlimited.org.
May 9: Hokie Club golf tournament, 1 p.m. at Fredericksburg Country Club. Cost: $85 per person (dinner and program only, $30). Guests: AD Jim Weaver and football assistant Jim Cavanaugh. Information: Darrell Caldwell (373-5178 ext. 26
May 12: King George Hall of Fame golf tournament, 9 a.m. at Cameron Hills Golf Links. Cost: $300/team, $75/individual. Information: Gary Butler (540/847-7733 or email@example.com) or kinggeorgehalloffame.com.
May 12: FCA Chick-fil-A 5K & 1 Miler, 7:30 a.m. at Fairview at River Club, 10835 Tidewater Trail. Cost: $25 for 5K $15 for 1-mile run. Information: battlefieldfca.org or Lynn Kline, 540/907-6755.
May 20: Fifth annual Marine Corps Historic Half Marathon, 7 a.m. in Fredericksburg. Cost: $80 ($90 per team for two-person teams). Semper Fred 5k run/walk costs $35. Register at marinemarathon.com.
May 22: FARC spring track series, runs each Tuesday night through July 24 (except July 3), 6:30 p.m. at James Monroe High School track. All ages. Entry is free (donations accepted). Information: runfarc.com or Al Vaughan, 703/308-8327 or Vaughan.firstname.lastname@example.org. SD 4/19/12
May 25: Battle of the Wilderness memorial golf tournament, 9 a.m. at Lake of the Woods Golf Course in Locust Grove. Format: two-person scramble match play (“Confederate” vs. “Union” teams). Cost: $50 per person. Information: Bill Wilson (540/972-1824 or email@example.com) or Gayle Buresh (540/972-2637, or firstname.lastname@example.org).
May 28: YMCA Civitan 10K, 7 a.m. at 1201 Caroline Street, Fredericksburg. Cost: $20 ($15 for 5K run/walk) until May 14, $22/$18 thereafter. Register at ymcaracing.com.
June 2: Second annual Potomac River Sharkfest Swim, 9 a.m. The 30km swim will start at Aqua Land in Charles County, Md. and goes parallel to the Harry Nice Bridge (Hwy 301) finishing at Dahlgren Wayside Park in King George. Information: sharkfestswim.com or contact Michelle Ruettinger at email@example.com.