• May 3, Spartan 5K Race: The Community School of Davidson has added a half marathon to its annual 5K race. The half marathon begins at 8 a.m. and the 5K starts at 8:30 a.m. at the Davidson Town Green in downtown Davidson. Half marathon registration costs $50 for adults and $45 for students. 5K registration costs $30 for adults and $25 for students. Details: www.csd5k.wordpress.com.
• May 3, The Diaper Run 5K: The 1 mile fun run begins at 8:30 a.m. and The Diaper Run 5K begins at 9 a.m. at Bellingham Park, 1600 Bellingham Drive, Mooresville. Registration costs $12 for the fun run and $20 for the 5K. Register in advance or on race day. Details: www.tinyurl.com/diaperrun5k.
• May 8, River Jam Run: Run in a 3-mile or 6-mile course at 6:15 p.m. at the U.S. National Whitewater Center, 5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy., Charlotte. Advance registration costs $10 online and $15 on race day. T-shirts cost extra. Details: www.usnwc.org.
• May 31, 3-on-3 Blacktop Challenge: The Town of Huntersville hosts an outdoor 3-on-3 basketball tournament at North Meck Park, 16131 Old Statesville Road, Huntersville. The tournament includes several age groups, ranging from third grade to 50 and older. Details: www.proskillsbasketball.com.
• May 4, Intro to Paddleboarding: Cornelius Parks, Arts, Recreation and Culture partners with Aloha Paddle Sports and Fitness to offer one-day Intro to Paddleboarding classes 3:30-5:30 p.m. May 4 and 18, June 1, 15 and 29, July 13 and 27, Aug. 10 and 24 and Sept. 7 and 21 at Ramsey Creek Park, 18441 Nantz Road, Cornelius. Ages 8 and older. A parent or guardian must accompany children, ages 8-11. The fee per class is $35 for Cornelius residents and $40 for others. Details: 704-892-6031, ext. 188.
• May 31, Senior Pickleball Tournament: Cornelius PARC hosts a tournament for seniors ages 50 and older in men’s doubles, women’s doubles and mixed doubles 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at J.V. Washam Recreation Center, 9611 Westmoreland Road, Cornelius. Registration costs $5. Registration spans May 5-29. No registration will be taken on the day of the tournament. Details: www.cornelius.org/parc or 704-892-6031 ext. 188.
• May 24, Adult Sailing Classes: Cornelius Parks, Arts, Recreation and Culture partners with North Carolina Community Sailing and Rowing to offer new two-day adult sailing classes 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. May 24-25, June 28-29, July 19-20 and August 9-10 at Blythe Landing, 15901 N.C. 73, Huntersville. Each two-day class costs $150. Details: www.cornelius.org/parc or 704-892-6031, ext. 188.
• May 10, The Hershey’s Track & Field Games: The event takes place at 9 a.m. May 10 at Bailey Road Park football field, 11900 Bailey Road, Cornelius. The event is for ages 9-14. Details: Joey Bruce, Cornelius PARC, 704-892-6031, ext. 161, or www.hersheystrackandfield.com.
• May 25, HFFA Kids Triathlon Series: The race begins at 2 p.m. at the Huntersville Family Fitness & Aquatics Center, 11725 Verhoeff Drive, Huntersville. Register online costs $25 in advance and $30 on race days. Registration closes three days before the event. Details: www.jonesracingcompany.com/hffa-kids-tri/.