East Lincoln High School’s cross-country team and Cowan’s Ford Country Club are hosting the Valentine’s 5K couples and fun run on Feb. 16 at 9:30 a.m.
The race is the first of the Lincoln County Grand Prix circuit and runs alongside Lake Norman and the Cowan’s Ford golf course.
Proceeds benefit Operation Homefront, an organization that assists North Carolina military families.
Registration costs $20 for individuals and $35 for couples until Feb. 4. Runners can register online at www.denvernc.com/valentime5k.
WL sportsmanship meeting
West Lincoln will hold its sportsmanship meeting for athletes and parents for the upcoming spring season at 6 p.m. on Feb. 26. The meeting will be held in the new gym.
The Denver Basketball League is holding upcoming evaluations for athletes. The league is for both boys and girls from 5th-12th grade. The season runs from mid-March through early June.
Players will be evaluated on Mar. 7 at 6:30 p.m. (fourth and fifth grade boys) and 7:30 p.m. (sixth and seventh grade boys), Mar. 8 at 6:30 p.m. (eighth and ninth grade boys) and 7:30 p.m. (10th and 12th grade boys) and Mar. 9 at 10 a.m. (5th-12th grade girls).
Evaluations and games will be held at the Lincoln County Optimist Club Gym. For more information call (704) 517-2244 or go to denverbasketballleague.com.