Area happenings - June 12 edition

Published: Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 11:48 AM.
The Pender County Health Department is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call the Pender County Health Department at 910-259-1230 for more information.
Half marathon
A major road race for area runners is now on the fall calendar with the Two Town Half Marathon set to make its debut on Oct. 11.  The point-to-point race takes place on a newly certified flat course designed for excellent times in both Surf City and Topsail Beach.
The event begins at the new Topsail Beach Town Center and will be completed at Soundside Park in Surf City where a post-race celebration party will take place.
Registration is available through and will remain open until Sept. 30. Proceeds will benefit the Pretty in Pink Foundation, The Pretty In Pink Foundation provides financial assistance and support to underinsured and uninsured North Carolinians with breast cancer.
Both Surf City and Topsail Beach are cooperating on this fall racing venture with Brunswick Timing.  The cost is $50 and all participants will receive a collector’s T-shirt, finisher medals and other goodies.  

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