CHRONIC ILLNESS GROUP

  • WHAT: Meeting of HopeKeepers of Baton Rouge, a support group for those affected by chronic illness or pain, mental or physical
  • WHEN: 11 a.m. to noon, Saturday May 2
  • WHERE: St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church, 12663 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge
  • INFORMATION: Jan at (225) 337-1633 or HopeKeepersBR.wordpress.com.

SUPERHERO 5K

  • WHAT: 5k walk/run to benefit the American Cancer Society
  • WHEN: 9 a.m. Saturday, May 2. Registration begins at 8 a.m.
  • WHERE: At the levee at the end of Court Street, Port Allen
  • INFORMATION: facebook.com/relayforlifefivek.wbr
  • DETAILS: The theme is superheros, and participants are encouraged to dress up in superhero costume

GIRLS ON THE RUN

  • WHAT: Girls on the Run events in Baton Rouge and Lafayette
  • WHEN & WHERE: Baton Rouge — 9 a.m. May 9, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road. Lafayette — 9 a.m. May 2, Parc Sans Souci, 201 E. Vermilion St.
  • REGISTRATION: girlsontherunsola.org
  • DETAILS: Men, women, boys and girls of all ages are invited to join in. The event is noncompetitive but a clock will be available at the finish line for runners to check their times. Every finisher will receive a custom Girls on the Run 5k medal.