The cancellation of events across the globe as a result of the coronavirus pandemic has left an undeniable impact on the organizations relying on funds raised from those activities. That said, the essence of creativity has transcended borders as communities team up to give back any way that they can. From the comfort of your own neighborhood and home, you can make a difference in North Carolina. Virtual races are popping up in cities and towns in order to support those organizations still doing the work they set out to do. Grab your running shoes, your registration packet and hit the open road!
Not only is exercise a beneficial tool for the body, it is also one for the mind! Exercise does not have to mean running countless laps around a track or lifting weights far too heavy than you’d like them to be. Enrollment for various youth and adult recreational programs is now open in Chatham County!
It’s back and better than ever! The Jordan Lake 12-Hour Challenge takes Chatham County by storm on Saturday, April 13th at 7:00 a.m., challenging racers to see just how far they can go. As the fifth annual 12-Hour Challenge and the only 12-hour race in the Triangle, this unique event is a test of physical fitness and a front seat view to the beauty of Jordan Lake.
Are you ready to rock? The Triangle Rock Club, located in Morrisville, invites you to enroll your child in any one of TRC’s summer camps. Catering to many different ages with a variety of skill levels, their summer will be packed with both meeting new friends and learning a new skill. In all of their youth programs, they guarantee the application of “The Three Cs” of character, confidence and courage. Set goals, seek adventure and watch the hard work pay off!
If you are familiar with the Haw River or the Haw River Canoe & Kayak Company, you know that adventure is right around the bend. Offering canoe, kayak and stand-up paddleboard rentals, they can assure you that your 3 to 11-mile journey will be a memorable one.
Keep reading and you’ll find out how your afternoon brunch could be that much better with the help of Haw River Canoe & Kayak Company. Waffles – anyone?
From mead to tea, August brings a variety of events to close out another successful summer in North Carolina. At the top of your list this summer should be a visit to the Honeysuckle Tea House, a Chapel Hill favorite. Enjoy locally grown tea in a unique environment, offering garden tours, educational workshops and, this August, Kids Yoga!
Get the most out of the summer weather by taking a walk in it! Take full advantage of the Chatham Walking Series and all of the walking trails that the activity has to offer. For a low impact exercise that is beneficial for the mind and body, these offerings are guaranteed to lead you to your next favorite hobby! Grab your water bottle and your walking shoes and explore Chatham County nature on foot!
Are you ready for your next outdoor adventure? Make it a competition! The Triangle Land Conservancy Hiking Challenge is offering you the opportunity to explore TLC’s six public TLC Preserves. While you do not have to be a member of the organization to participate, participants who are not members when they finish the challenge will receive a complimentary year’s TLC membership.
It’s almost time to put away your winter coats and bring out those water shoes! Is there any better way to spend the weekend than on the water with Cape Fear River Adventures? As they are gearing up for the summer season, make sure you mark your calendar with all of their upcoming events!