Oct. 7

Komen Charlotte Race for the Cure
401 South Tryon St., Charlotte, N.C.
6-9 a.m.
Event includes 5K run/walk, 1-mile run/walk, and survivor celebration. Fees for registration by Oct. 6 are $35 for adults, $15 for kids 12 and under, or $40 for virtual participants. Race day registration is $40 for adults or $20 for kids.

Blue Cross NC NASCAR Xfinity Series Drive for the Cure 300
Charlotte Motor Speedway, 5555 Concord Pkwy. S., Concord, N.C.
3 p.m.
Details and free tickets available online.

Oct. 7-Oct. 8

Bald Head Island PINK Weekend
Bald Head Island, N.C.
(various locations)
Events include a designer home showcase, all-you-can-eat ice cream social, a gourmet catered lunch and fashion show and a weekend-long raffle sponsored by local vendors with prizes ranging from gift certificates and spa treatments to a seven-day vacation home package.

Oct. 14

3rd Annual Pink Power Fashion Show
Elliott University Center, 507 Stirling St., Greensboro, N.C.
7-8:30 p.m.
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro’s Consumer, Apparel and Retail Studies department student organization Threads reprises their celebrated Pink Power event to benefit the Mammography Scholarship Foundation at Cone Health Women’s Hospital, providing free mammograms to women who struggle to afford regular breast cancer screening. Tickets are $15 general admission, $10 for students.

Oct. 17

Dine Out for the Cure
Participating restaurants will donate up to 30 percent of proceeds to Susan G. Komen Triangle to the Coast.
Nofo @ The Pig
2014 Fairview Rd., Raleigh, N.C.
Lilly’s Pizza
1813 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh, N.C.
Fresh Local Ice Cream
138 E. Chatham St., Cary, N.C.

Oct. 18

Shop for the Cure
For a limited time, local boutiques partner with Susan G. Komen NCTC to support breast cancer research.
10 a.m.-7 p.m.
4158 Main at North Hills St., Suite 100, Raleigh N.C.

Oct. 19

Party in Pink Breast Cancer ZUMBAthon
City of High Point Public Library, 901 N. Main St., High Point, N.C.
5-7- p.m.
A free, family-friendly event featuring ZUMBA, food, prizes, a variety of local vendors, and stories from breast cancer survivors. Pre-register online through Oct. 7.

Oct. 20

Edgewater Rally for the Cure Masquerade
Edgewater Golf Club, 2380 Catawba Ridge Blvd., Lancaster, S.C.
Edgewater Golf Club kicks off its Rally for the Cure event with a masquerade dinner and dance featuring silent auction, raffle, dinner and drinks in an elegant semi-formal setting. Doors open at 6 pm. Tickets are $25 per person or $300 for a table for eight and can be purchased through Oct. 15. To order, contact Bobbi Ann Helgeson at (803) 627-8783 or bahelgeson@truhomesusa.com.

Oct. 21

Race for Hope 5K & Fun Run
University Research Park, 10101 David Taylor Dr., Charlotte, N.C.
6:30-9:30 a.m.
The latest installment of the Healthy UCity Race Series will benefit Carolina Breast Friends as well as providing a scholarship to a local student. Race day registration opens at 6:30 a.m., 5K race begins at 8 a.m. and Fun Run kicks off at 9 a.m.

Edgewater Rally for the Cure Golf Tourney & 5K
Edgewater Golf Club, 2380 Catawba Ridge Blvd., Lancaster, S.C.
8:30 a.m. Race check-in
1 p.m. Golf tourney shotgun start
Race participation fee is $30 for adults or $5 for students, with children 5 and other admitted free. Golf tourney entrance is $80 per person or $300 for a team of four. Vendor Fair sponsorships begin at $50. Details and registration forms are available online.

Boobie Boot Camp
D1 Sports Training of Raleigh, 6330 Mt. Herman Rd., Raleigh, N.C.
9:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
D1 Sports Training offers workouts for adults, teens, and kids ages 7 and up, giveaways from Dick’s Sporting Goods, food trucks and more. Admission is $5 per person.

Shop for the Cure
Komen NCTC and area boutiques team up for a second day.
Kendra Scott
North Hills Location:
4321 Lassiter at North Hills Ave., Suite F100, Raleigh, N.C.
SouthPoint Location:
8010 Renaissance Pkwy., Durham, N.C.
12-3 p.m.
Vineyard Vines
4350 Lassiter at North Hills Ave., Suite 114
Raleigh, N.C.
12-3 p.m.

Carolina Eagles Family Fall Fest
Pipers Tavern, 8304 Falls of Neuse Rd., Raleigh, N.C.
2-7 p.m.
The Carolina Eagles hockey team and Pipers Tavern sponsor this festival featuring live music, corn hole tournament, raffle and silent auction. Tickets are $10 per person or $25 for a family of four. Corn hole tournament team entry fee is $25. Details or ticket purchase is available online.

Oct. 26

Pink Pumps and Bow Ties Dinner
Carolina Country Club, 2500 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh, N.C.
5:30-9 p.m.
A formal evening featuring cocktails, dinner, dessert and live auction to benefit the Pretty in Pink Foundation, which provides financial assistance for medical treatment to qualified breast cancer patients. $200 for individual sponsorship.

Oct. 28

Kickin’ Cancer Trail Ride
Valhalla Stables, 6511 Arabia Rd., Lumber Bridge, N.C.
8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Valhalla Stables hosts this unique event with proceeds donated to Cape Fear Valley Cancer Center. Participants will have access to trails, obstacle course, dressage arena and more, and will be eligible to win the title of “most pinked out horse/rider combo.” Tickets start at $50 for adults and $35 for youth; family plans are also available. Registration is open through Oct. 27 with preferred rates available through Oct. 15. Details and registration are available online.

CrossFit Versatile Barbells for Boobs Fundraiser
CrossFit Versatile, 1105 Park Terrace, Greensboro, N.C.
9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Bring a friend and take part in this two-person partner workout competition to benefit Barbells for Boobs, a nonprofit organization which strives to promote early detection of breast cancer, particularly in women under 40 and men. Registration is $60 per team in any of three available difficulty categories. Spectators welcome. Tickets and contest information are available online.

Illustration Credits: Comauthor (ribbon), sognolucido (female figure) via Adobe Stock

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