Friday Fight Night: Come out for a night of fun at Sports USA. Anyone can participate, Friday, 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 Friday and Saturday, 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.

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, Saturday. 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

Tai Chi for Health: Practice this flowing eastern exercise with instructor Rich Martin while overlooking the Cape Fear Botanical Garden, Tuesday from 10 to 11:30 a.m. indoors or outside depending on the weather.

Black Friday Bowling: Two hours of unlimited bowling and shoe rental for 4 people for $40, Nov. 24. Each additional person is $7.50.
Open to everyone. This special is valid at Airborne Lanes and Dragon Lanes.
Yoga in the Garden: Cape Fear Botanical Garden and YMC of Sandhills, have partnered to bring you Yoga in the Garden, Nov. 29. Grab your yoga mat and rejuvenate at our peaceful yoga session in the beautiful Orangery from 6 to 7 p.m. Improve your flexibility, build strength, ease tension, and relax through posture and breathing techniques for beginners and experts alike. Bring a yoga mat, a water bottle and an open mind to enjoy this all-levels class.

Spring Lake Outpost River Race: This is a 3 mile kayak race, Dec. 2. 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

Runner's Corner

Turkey Trot: Runners get the chance to trek through the streets and residential neighborhoods of the village of Pinehurst, North Carolina at the Turkey Trot Half Marathon, 10K, 5K and one-mile race, Saturday, at 8:30 a.m. Runners can expect much of the course to offer ample shade, as the route will make its way largely through residential areas as well as around stretches of Pinehurst Lake, and past several fairways within the neighborhoods that make up the golf resort. To register, or for more information, visit

Run United For Puerto Rico: On Sunday, 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 Visit for more information and to register.

Sunday Trail Run: Starting Dec. 3, the Runner’s Spot will hold a monthly trail run at the Smith Lake Mountain Bike Trail. All levels of runners are welcome. Participants will hit the trail at 3 p.m.

All American Marathon: Fort Bragg Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, in conjunction with the City of Fayetteville presents the annual All American Marathon, the Mike to Mike Half Marathon, and the All American 5k. This year’s races take place March 25, 2018. Registration is now open. Visit for more information.