Friday Fight Night: Come out for a night of fun and help 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, Nov. 17, at 7:30 p.m. Extensive boxing experience is not allowed. This is for fun. Advance tickets available at Sports USA. Open to the public. Cost is $10.
Turkey Shoot: The annual event will be held at the Clay Target Center, Friday to Saturday and Nov. 17 to 18, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Shotguns only, shells provided, no scopes. There will be turkeys and hams awarded as well as door prize drawings. Shotgun rental and ear protection are for sale at the clubhouse or shooters can bring their own. Ear and eye protection are mandatory. Participants ages 17 years and younger must be accompanied by an adult. For ages 8 years and up.
Turkey Shoot Golf Tournament: Come play while celebrating and honoring Veterans Day, Saturday, at Ryder Golf Course, 9 a.m. shotgun start. Entry fee will include:
Every tournament player will receive a 10 to 13 pound frozen turkey. Barbecue and chicken dinner Beer and soft drinks, provided after play Awards ceremony Longest drive winners Closest to the pin winners Gift certificates Free range balls before play Eligibility: Open to all active-duty, retired military, Department of Defense employees and their dependents who are at least 16 years of age. Invited guest of any of above are also welcome. Requests to play with a friend or group will be honored.
Nasty Nick Challenge: Have you ever wondered what it was like to go through Special Forces training, but weren’t sure if you had what it takes? Now’s your chance to see if you do, Nov. 18. See if you have what it takes to step up to one of the many challenges faced by those chosen warriors who go through Special Forces Assessment and Selection. For more information, visit www.nastynickchallenge.com.
Spring Lake Outpost River Race: This is a 3 mile kayak race. Bring your own kayak or use one of ours in an effort to find the fastest time from start to finish. Registration includes an event shirt. There will be multiple heats of competitors vying for the Title of Fastest Rower. Each heat will have a winner and will receive a prize. Call 248-3409 to register or sign up at www.springlakeoutpost.com.
Joint Special Operations 10K: The Joint Special Operations 10K has become a Fort Bragg tradition and will take place this year on Saturday, at 8 a.m., McKellar’s Road. This run is for everyone; military, dependents, civilians, young folks, old folks. They welcome the whole Fort Bragg and surrounding communities to participate in this event. The course is all off-road and can be sandy, wet, muddy, even a dry spot or two. For more information, or to register for the event, visit http://itsyourrace.com/event.aspx?id=4948.
Elizabethtown Rotary 8K Trail Run and Walk: Come out and support USO North Carolina Fort Bragg/Fayetteville with an 8K Trail Run and Walk at Browns Creek Bike Trail in Elizabethtown, North Carolina, Saturday, at 8:30 a.m. This trail run and walk will be one Families remember by enjoying breathtaking views, beautiful natural scenery all while helping the men and women who have served and continue to serve the country. Visit https://runsignup.com/Race/NC/Elizabethtown/Rotary8KTrailRunWalktobenefitUSOofNorthCarolina?remMeAttempt to sign up or for more information. Registration ends Tuesday.
Run United For Puerto Rico: On Nov. 19, the Runner’s Spot will be having an unofficial 5K Run and Walk at the Cape Fear River Trail in Fayetteville to benefit United for Puerto Rico. For more information contact Fleet Feet Sports Runners Spot by calling 758-9127or emailing Carol@fleetfeetfayettevillenc.com. Visit www.active.com/fayetteville-nc/running/distance-running-races/run-united-for-puerto-rico-2017 for more information and to register.