February 2

Groundhog Dash

5K run and 1 mile fun walk benefiting Clint High School Cross Country Program.

Album Park, 3001 Parkwood, 8 a.m., $25 registration after Jan. 31, www.raceadventuresunlimited.com.

February 9

Night of Hope Ball

El Paso Diabetes Association hosts its 5th annual fundraising gala featuring a Valentine’s Day dinner and dance.

El Paso Museum of Art, 6 p.m.-midnight, (915) 532-6280 or epdiabetes.org.

Cupid’s Chase

5K run and 1-mile fun walk benefiting Community Options and its work to support those with disabilities.

Old Mesilla Plaza, 2114 Calle De Santiago, Las Cruces, 8 a.m., $35 registration, (915) 771-7764 or comop.org.

February 15

Milagro Gala

El Paso Children’s Hospital’s 2013 benefit gala with guest speaker Dan Rather, former CBS news anchor. El Paso Convention Center, 6-10 p.m., $150 per person, $1,500 for table of 10, (915) 521-7229 ext. 2989 or www.umcfoundationelpaso.org

February 17

Race for the Cure

The 21st annual Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation’s 5K run/fitness walk raising funds and awareness for the fight against breast cancer, celebrating breast cancer survivorship and honoring those who have lost their battle with the disease.

Cohen Stadium, 9700 Gateway Blvd. North, 6 a.m., (915) 566-9745 or www.elpasokomen.org.

February 24

El Paso Michelob Ultra Marathon

The 6th annual multi-state marathon, half-marathon and Jarritos 5K run/walk

Begins at Transmountain Road, 7 a.m, (915) 274-5222 or www.elpasomarathon.org.

March 9

St. Patricks’ Shamrock 5K

St. Patrick’s A.C.T.S. will host the 3rd annual competitive 5K run/walk.

St. Patrick Cathedral, 1118 N. Mesa, 8 a.m., www.raceadventuresunlimited.com.

March 10

Walk For Literacy

Dr. Nixon Elementary School’s PTA hosts its 2nd annual 5K race and 1 mile fun run/walk benefiting the school’s literacy development.

Dr. Nixon Elementary School, 11141 Loma Roja, 8 a.m., $25 registration, www.raceadventuresunlimited.com.

March 23

World’s Fastest 10K

Spira shoes’ 10K run and 2-mile fun-run/walk.

Apetitos Mexican Grill, 1831 Northwestern Drive, 8:30 a.m., (915) 478-5663 or www.raceadventuresunlimited.com.

April 7

El Paso Sports and Health Expo

The 12th annual family show featuring free health screenings, consultations, sports card and collectors’ tables, and sports-related retailers will exhibit and sell sporting goods, apparel and more.

Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino, 1200 Futurity, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., free, (915) 351-4592.

April 13

Special Olympics Spring Games

Area 19’s annual Spring Games from April 13-May 5 with golf, aquatics, basketball and more.

For locations and times call (915) 533-8229 or sotx.org.

May 4

Race Against Diabetes

The 5th annual run/walk benefiting El Paso Diabetes Association.

For location and other info call (915) 478-5663.

May 19

Braden Aboud Memorial Run

7th annual 5K and 10 K runs and 5K/1-mile fun run/walk benefiting the Braden Aboud Memorial Foundation.

For location and other info call (915) 533-7529 or www.bradenaboud.com.

June 1

Families in Crisis Walk/Run

The Lee and Beulah Moor Children’s Home hosts the 11th annual 8K competitive race and 1-mile fun walk.

Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino, 1200 Futurity Drive, 8 a.m., (915) 544-8777 or www.leemoor.org.

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