Ocracoke Island's Fifth Annual 10K/5K and One Mile Family Fun Run will be held Saturday, April 23, starting at 8 a.m.
A new event this year is Ocracoke's First Annual Half Marathon. This will be held Sunday, April 24, also starting at 8 a.m.
These events are benefits for several Ocracoke Island organizations including the Ocracoke Community Park, Ocracoke School Boosters Club, Ocracoke Community Radio, and Ocracoke Child Care. So far, almost $100,000 has been raised since 2012.
For more information and to register for the races please visit the official web site: http://www.ocracokeisland5krun.org/index.asp.
This month's Ocracoke Newsletter is about
the 1977 recording of traditional Outer Banks folk music. You can read
the article here: http://www.villagecraftsmen.com/news032116.htm.