Community Events

Community Events

The Jacksonville-Onslow Sports Commission gives grants and helps with promotion of various events that promote tourism in our area. 

Pickleball tournament

Organized by Jacksonville Recreation & Parks. Over 50 teams participate each year. 


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Ainsley's angels run with your heart 10k&5k

The Ainsley's Angels Race Series 7th Annual Run With Your Heart 5K/10K hosted by Ainsley's Angels of Eastern Carolina.

jimmy anderson golf tournament

This annual junior tournament was started by the alumni of the Jacksonville Country Club junior golf program in 2009 to honor their longtime teacher and friend Mr. Jimmy Anderson.


Marine chevy shuffle 5k

This race provides scholarships to children who need assistance to participate in Girls on the Run and STRIDE. Also open to the public.


East coast invitational

The ECI Team Camp is one of the premier high school boys basketball team camps in the southeastern United States.


Running with the law 5k

Run side by side with area Law enforcement officers, get some exercise, and support a great cause. Running with the Law is a 'sister' event to National Night Out

Marine corps half marathon

This race is a scenic flat run and lends itself to setting personal best records. Ideal for experienced Half Marathon Runners as well as beginners. Accept the challenge and receive a hero’s welcome.


Merry Fitmas 5k

GOTR & STRIDE teams (girls & boys 3rd-5th grade) run this 5K after a 10 week training program via the YMCA and area schools.

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