October Sports Calendar
THE 27TH ANNUAL ISLE OF PALMS CONNECTOR RUN and Walk for the Child begins at 8 a.m. Oct. 5 on the Isle of Palms. The event includes post-race music and a beer garden for ages 21 and older. For details, visit http://www.ioprun.com. To register, visit https://www.active.com/isle-of-palms-sc/running/distance-running-races/isle-of-palms-connector-run-and-walk-for-the-child-2019?int=.
LAUREN’S HOPE FOUNDATION’S 5K AND PUMP N RUN returns Oct. 5 to Fountain Inn’s Aunt Het Festival. For details, visit http://laurenshope.org/the-race. Online registration is open at https://www.strictlyrunning.com/gpuilreg-8l.asp.
PADDLESPLASH RACES are Oct. 5 at Devils Fork State Park. Racer check-in begins at 8 a.m. All self-powered watercraft are invited, including kayaks, surfskis, canoes, paddleboards and rowers. Rentals will be available but must be reserved in advance. This event is part of the SEP series (www.SEPseries.org). Entry fees are $30 each for adults and $20 each for those younger than age 16. To register and for more information, visit http://paddleguru.com/races/LakeJocasseePaddleSplash or the Friends of Jocassee Facebook page.
CAROLINA ELITE SOCCER ACADEMY (CESA) offers soccer programs across the Upstate. For registration dates and details, visit www.carolinaelitesc.com.
G — HOMESCHOOL P.E. is offered at YMCA Greenville Caine Halter and YMCA Program Center locations. For details, visit https://www.ymcagreenville.org.
G — LATE REGISTRATION FOR FALL FLAG FOOTBALL for ages 4 – 14 continues through Oct. 6 at YMCA Greenville locations. For details, visit https://www.ymcagreenville.org.
G — LATE REGISTRATION FOR WINTER BASKETBALL for ages 4 – 14 continues through Oct. 6 at YMCA Greenville Caine Halter, Eastside and YMCA Program Center locations. For details, visit https://www.ymcagreenville.org.
G — GREENVILLE CHAMPIONSHIP TENNIS, in partnership with the City of Greenville Parks and Recreation Department, is offering group and private tennis lessons for ages 5 – 17 at Cleveland Park. Saturday clinics are also offered. For details, visit www.greenvillechampionshiptennis.com.
G — KIDS’ FITNESS CLASSES are offered at the Prisma Health Family YMCA, including Youth Run Club (ages 8 and older), Fit Kids (ages 3 – 5 and 4 – 7), Youth Cardio Strength (ages 8 – 12) and Zumba Kids (ages 4 – 7 and 8 – 12). For details, call 864-963-3605 or visit http://ymcagreenville.org.
G — GIRLS ON THE RUN and Girls on Track combine training for a 5K with esteem-enhancing workouts for girls ages 8 – 15. To register, visit http://www.ghschildrens.org/girls-on-the-run.php.
S — TITANS TRACK CLUB, an AAU Junior Olympic Track and Cross Country team for ages 5 – 18, is in Spartanburg. For details, visit http://www.titanstrack.net.
S — THE TRACK AND FIELD team for the AAU Junior Olympic Track Club is a competitive team for ages 5 – 18. For details, visit http://spartanburgelite.com.
S — KARATE for ages 5 and older is offered at the T.W. Edwards Community Center. For details, visit http://spartanburgparks.org.