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.