Youth Sports Registration: Parents can now register their children for spring sports at the Child, Youth and School Services Registration Office, Building 1-4157, Knox Street. Walk-in registration will be available Tuesday and Thursday from noon to 2 p.m. Call 396-8110 to make an appointment for registration Monday, Wednesday and Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., or Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30 to noon and 2 to 5 p.m. Sports offered include baseball, soccer, girl’s softball, track and lacrosse. For more information, visit

Volunteer coaches needed: Child Youth and School Services needs volunteer coaches for all spring sports. Discounts and waivers are available for coaches, assistant coaches and multiple children. For more information, call 396-9123.

Friday Fight Nights: Amateur boxers are invited to come out to Sports USA for a night of fun, Feb. 17, at 7:30 p.m., and help us support “Children of the Fallen Project,” a group formed to help children of men and women who have paid the ultimate sacrifice. Anyone can participate, but extensive boxing experience is not allowed. Advance tickets available at Sports USA.

Duck Derby 5K: This year, Fayetteville Urban Ministry, Inc. and Camping World have decided to spice things up a bit and kick off the world famous Fayetteville Duck Derby with the 2nd Annual Duck Derby 5K, Feb. 25, at Camping World of Fayetteville. Race Winners or “Top Ducks” will receive and autographed picture with the Quacky, a free duck for the Fayetteville Duck Derby, and a trophy. Pets and strollers are welcome. Visit for more information.

Anderson Creek Club 5K/10K: Come out for the 10th annual 10K, 5K and 1 mile fun walk in the gated community of Anderson Creek Club, Feb. 25. Enjoy the brisk February morning temperatures as you run/jog the mild rolling hills nestled along a Davis Love III Golf Course. Runners will pick up their race packet up at Overhills High School, starting at 6:30 a.m. on the day of the race. The first shuttle will depart OHS for Anderson Creek Club at 7:30 a.m. and the last will leave at 8:40 a.m. The 10K will start at 9 a.m., 5K at 9:10 a.m., and the 1 Mile Fun Walk at 9:20 a.m. All proceeds will go to Overhills High School. This is a rain or shine event. All registrations fees are non-refundable, Please dress appropriately; no pets. Visit to register for the race.

Robeson road races: The Robeson Road Runners race club has a pair of signature events coming up in March, one for runners and one for cyclists. The Rumba on the Lumber, which features 10K, 5K and one-mile foot races, is March 4. The Ride Robeson bike ride follows March 5. The Ride Robeson gives riders the option of choosing between a metric century distance and a 20-mile course. The Rumba on the Lumber has long been the Robeson Road Runners’ largest event and includes a chili cookoff, kids’ activities and live music. Both events traditionally attract participants from all over Robeson County and beyond, including strong representation out of Fayetteville. Registration for the Rumba on the Lumber’s 10K and 5K events is $30. Robeson Road Runners club members get a $5 discount. Entry in the one-mile run is free. Riders can sign up for the Ride Robeson metric century or 20-mile ride for $30. Registration for all of the events is available online through