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April 2017

Sun 04/30/2017 Superhero 5k Run/Walk and Kid’s Fun Run Leesburg, VA (The Village at Leesburg) 8:30 a.m.
Contact: Loudon County Chamber dkabban@loudounchamber.org

Sun 04/30/2017 5 Alarm Fire Run Middletown, DE (Firehouse) 9:00 a.m. Benefits the Middletown Volunteer Hose Co.
Contact: Triassic Sports 302-293-8365 triassicsports@yahoo.com

Sun 04/30/2017 Moss Clinic 5K Fredericksburg, VA (Moss Free Clinic) 8:30 a.m. Lace up your running (or walking!) shoes and join us for the 7th annual Moss Clinic 5k Run/Walk Fundraiser! Your participation benefits the Clinic and enables us to continue working towards keeping the Fredericksburg community healthy. A great cause with awesome prizes! Food, refreshments and live music post-race! Fun for the whole family!!
Contact: Lloyd F. Moss Free Clinic 540-741-3715 events@mossfreeclinic.org

Sun 04/30/2017 Family 5K & Fun Run Oakton, VA (Centennial Park) 9:00 a.m. The 1-Mile Fun Run starts at 8:30 a.m. The Family 5K and Fun Run brings families together to celebrate health and wellness, support educational enrichment for community students.
Contact: Oakton Elementary PTA family5kandfunrun@gmail.com

Sun 04/30/2017 2017 HCCA Ditch Diggers Dash 5K Warrenton, VA (Old Bust Head Brewery) 11:00 a.m. This is an HCCA Health and Wellness Committee event to promote and encourage physical activity throughout our industry. Proceeds to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Fauquier.
Contact: Robbyn Smith 703-392-7410 robbyn@hcca.net

Sun 04/30/2017 Paws for a Cause VCA Charities 5k Germantown, MD (Black Hill Regional Park) 9:00 a.m.
Contact: VCA Veterinary Referral Associates (301) 926-3300 Amelia.Espina@vca.com

Sun 04/30/2017 Seashore Gardens 5K Run and Health Walk Atlantic, City, NJ ( On the boardwalk in front of Tropicana Casino & Resort) 9:00 a.m. Net proceeds from this event will benefit the Alzheimer's Outreach Services of Seashore Gardens Living Center, an independent nonprofit Home for the Aged. Course is certified, 100% on boardwalk, with professional race timing by JB Sports Timing and AKSTS. Certification Code NJ16005LMB.
Contact: Antonio Tronco, Race Director 609-748-4615 troncoa@seashoregardens.org

Sun 04/30/2017 Run the Vineyards - 5 Miler Mullica Hill, NJ (Heritage Vineyards) 9:00 a.m. We are excited to be heading back to the "NJ Winery of the Year" for our Original and 6th Annual 5 Miler! Join us for a growing tradition on the beautiful grounds of Heritage Vineyards as you run through through a scenic rural community and 40 acres of vines!
Contact: Good Day for a Run 856-430-8250 ken@gooddayforarun.com

Sun 04/30/2017 Wild Half Race Series - Half Marathon, 8K and 5K event Wildwood, NJ 7:30 a.m. The 5K (9:30 a.m.) and 1K Kids Run (12:00 noon) are on SA, 4/29. See website for complete details. The Wild Half Marathon is a race like none other featuring a fast, flat course with awesome views of the beach and famous Wildwood Boardwalk. Celebrate with friends and family at the Finisher’s Party with fantastic food, FREE beer, live music, complimentary massages, kids crafts and photo ops! Keep the wild in your weekend by riding the amusements on Morey’s Piers – each athlete gets a free weekend pass!
Contact: Wild Half Race Series 609-522-3900 wild.half@moreyspiers.com

Sun 04/30/2017 HCS Vernal Velocity #5 Ellicott City, MD (Northfield Elementary School) 2:00 p.m. 5K.The Weekly Series races are conducted at various locations around Howard County. Separate races ranging in distance from 1 mile to 15 kilometers are scheduled for throughout the spring, fall, and winter seasons. Each series culminates in the distribution of series awards. While these races emphasize participation, we also reward performance. Some "fast" facts: Show up no more than 30 minutes before the race to register. Runners of all abilities and ages are welcome, including non-Striders! Sorry, no bathroom facilities will be available :( Fees are cheap! Water available on longer courses
Contact: Howard County Striders weeklyseries@striders.net

Sun 04/30/2017 Strides for Hope Miracle Mile & 5K Virginia Beach, VA (Mt. Trashmore) 8:00 a.m. 1 in 8 couples will struggle with infertility. Together, The New Hope Center and RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association, are making strides to end the stigma surrounding infertility. 100% of the proceeds from Strides for Hope will go towards funding support groups, providing information to those dealing with infertility, and advocating for fertility rights on the local and national front. By lacing up our shoes and working together, we can make a difference.
Contact: The New Hope Center 757-496-5370 stridesforhopevb@gmail.com

Sun 04/30/2017 Mighty Mile Reston, VA (Reston Town Center) 8:00 AM JUST FOR KIDS! The Mighty Mile offers kids the opportunity to challenge themselves to finish a mile, beat their time, or race their friends! Kids ages 6-14 will have fun running 1 mile, the 4-5 year-olds will enjoy running the 1/2 mile and even the little ones can join in by running the Tot Dash! ** Please Note: Races are run by age group heats. Due to the number of runners expected, no parent buddy runners are allowed – please do not enter your child if she/he cannot run the 1 mile race unaccompanied. If your child has special needs and cannot run unaccompanied, please Contact Us. We will make special accommodations but parent/buddy runner will not be “registered” for the race in the same way the child is since the event is for children only.”
Contact: Terri Marlin terri@potomacriverrunning.com

Sun 04/30/2017 Talking Hands 5K Run/Walk Frederick, MD (Baker Park) 8:00 a.m. This is a fundraising event to implement much needed scholarship for Maryland School for the Deaf students to be able to attend college or work training program. Best of all, you can mingle with Deaf and Hard of hearing people.
Contact: Maryland School for the Deaf Jackie Kanekuni jackiekanekuni@gmail.com

May 2017

Thu 05/04/2017 J & A Racing Corporate 5K Norfolk, VA (Harbor Park) 6:30 p.m. oin J&A Racing for Hampton Road’s largest outdoor office party on May 4, 2017 in Norfolk, Virginia! Held in beautiful Harbor Park, this exclusive event for Hampton Road’s corporate community welcomes employees of any company to form a team and participate in the J&A Racing Corporate 5k presented by Bon Secours In Motion for friendly competition and camaraderie. Participants receive a t-shirt, a finisher medal, 1 beer (21+), and a free ticket the Norfolk Tides baseball game the following evening. Companies are encouraged to rent a team tent as a gathering spot on race day! New this year we have added team categories for running clubs, gyms, friends, etc. So if your business doesn’t want to create a team, we have several other team categories you can take advantage of!
Contact: J & A Racing 757-412-1056 info@jandaracing.com

Fri 05/05/2017 Great Neck 5K Run/Walk Virginia Beach (Church of the Holy Family) 6:30 p.m. Proceeds of Run Benefits Teacher 2 Teacher Program and JUST HAITI The Teacher 2 Teacher program originated in 2007. In connection with the Church of the Holy Family Twinning Program. Teacher 2 Teacher sponsors 5 schools in Baptiste Haiti. Over 1,000 students and 35 teachers are supported by the Teacher to Teacher Program Proceeds of the race pay for teacher training. The Church of the Holy Family is teaming with JUST HAITI coffee co-op to support sustainable coffee growing in Baptiste Haiti. Starting in the fall of 2016, twenty four families will be trained by a licensed agronomist to grow coffee. The coffee will be sold to JUST HAITI to be shipped to the United States. FTER RACE PARTY: DINNER AND MUSIC Following the run, join your fellow runners for a festive Creole dinner of black beans and Rice. Quench your thirst with soda or a cash bar of beer, wine and Haitian rum and coke. Enjoy the evening, dancing the night away to the DJ sounds of the 80's and today.
Contact: Church of the Holy Family - Brian Alexander 757-496-3642 briangreatneck5k@gmail.com

Sat 05/06/2017 Women's 5K By the Bay Havre de Grace, MD (Tydings Park) 8:00 a.m. The Women's 5K by the Bay is presented by RASAC - the Harford County Running Club. It is a race for women runners of all ages and abilities and part of the 2017 Women's Distance Festival Grand Prix Series. Entries are capped at 1,000 runners. BENEFICIARY: Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna, Girls on the Run, RASAC's Young Women's Scholarship., SARC.
Contact: Charm City Run - Kelly Dees 410-308-1870 kelly@charmcityrun.com

Sat 05/06/2017 5K by the Bay Newport News, VA (Riverside Rehabilitation Institute) 8:30 a.m. Enjoy a scenic out and back course along Chesapeake Avenue, featuring stunning views of the Chesapeake Bay. This family friendly event features a 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run for all the runners and walkers in your family. All proceeds from the the 26th Annual 5K by the Bay benefit the Riverside Rehabilitation Institute Make a Difference Fund, which benefits patients who need assistance with their medical care.
Contact: Flat Out Events 757-880-8843 raceteam@flatoutevents.com

Sat 05/06/2017 Oak Hill 5k and 1k Fun Run Herndon, VA Oak Hill Elementary School) 8:15 am The Oak Hill 5k is a fun, community run on a fast, flat course through the Chantilly Highlands neighborhood with both start and finish lines at Oak Hill Elementary School. The Oak Hill 5k aims to encourage family fitness, as well as raise funds to benefit programs for Oak Hill students including the purchase of instructional technology and supporting the teaching garden. The event includes a raffle and refreshments after the race. The 1k will begin at 8:00 a.m.
Contact: Melissa Dolenc mrdolenc@fcps.edu

Sat 05/06/2017 Get Smart! 5K Stampede! Leesburg, VA (Smart's Mill Middle School) 8:00 a.m. This flat, fast course is perfect for setting your personal best record! Proceeds will benefit the educational programs at Smart's Mill Middle School.
Contact: Smart's Mill Middle School

Sat 05/06/2017 Apple Blossom Valley Health 10K Winchester, VA (Handley High School) 8:30 a.m.
Contact: SABF 540-662-3863 info@sabf.org

Sat 05/06/2017 Francie's Family 5K Middletown, MD (Middletown Community Park) 8:00 a.m. The Francie’s Family 5K run/walk was created to honor Francie Billotti-Wood and her family, offer solace and support for those who loved them, and build the spirit of the community that they called home. The goal was never to raise money, but after the great success of the 2010 inaugural race, it became apparent that through the generosity of those who knew and loved the Billotti-Wood Family, we in turn, had an opportunity to further support the Middletown Community Family. This will be the 8th Annual Memorial Race for Francie Billotti-Wood and her family who were tragically killed in April 2009. The event has supported a number of parks and recreation projects in and around the Middletown Valley.
Contact: Francie's Family http://franciesfamily5k.com/?q=contact

Sat 05/06/2017 5K for Mission Run/Walk Wilmington, DE (Red Clay Creek Presbyterian Church) 9:00 a.m. The day's events include a 1-Mile Walk and Kids Course. Benefits Mission Teams to Maine and Appalachia.
Contact: Red Clay Creek Presbyterian Church 302-998-0434 office@rccpc.org

Sat 05/06/2017 Nanty Narking Nearly 9K & 2-Mile Fun Stroll Sandy Spring, MD (Sandy Spring Friends School) 8:00 am The Nanty Narking Nearly 9K is a beautiful trail run and 2 Mile Fun Stroll that will highlight many historic sites in the Sandy Spring community. Nanty Narking (a Victorian expression meaning “Great Fun“) is a rustic and rootsy trail run back in time past historic Montgomery County, MD sites.
Contact: Sandy Spring Museum aweiss@sandyspringmuseum.org

Sat 05/06/2017 15th Annual 5K Run/Walk to Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer® Oxon Hill, MD (National Harbor, The Carousel Lot) 8:30 a.m. The 15th Annual 5K Run/Walk to Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer will be held at National Harbor. The event will feature Survivors Parade, Vendors, Exhibitors, Kid's' Activities, Music, Raffles, Silent Auction, Dancing, Live Performances, food and plenty of fun! Registration Fees May 8, 2016-May 21, 2016 FREE 6 years of age and under $25 7-10 years of age $55 11 years of age and over
Contact: NOCC 240-752-8752 tlamar@ovarian.org

Sat 05/06/2017 Fiesta 5K for ALS Research Baltimore, MD (MEX Baltimore located at Power Plant Live!) 8:00 am Proceeds will benefit the groundbreaking research efforts of the Robert Packard Center for ALS Research at Johns Hopkins. The Fiesta 5K is the signature event of the Robert Packard Center and has become one of the largest runs in Baltimore. Last year we welcomed over 65 teams, 1,400 participants and raised over $240,000. This year we hope to grow it even more and we need your help!
Contact: JHMI (410) 735-7677 sconnel6@jhmi.edu

Sat 05/06/2017 Charm City Wine Run 5K Baltimore, MD (Rash Field) 9:30 a.m. Join us on Saturday, May 6th, at Rash Field in the Inner Harbor as we Chase the Chardonnay in CHARM CITY style. The Charm City Wine Run 5K race will start and end in Baltimore’s beautiful INNER HARBOR. As you finish your race you will find yourself immersed in the largest Wine & Food Festival in Baltimore with over 15 wines in a special wine garden especially for runners along with Food Trucks, Arts & Crafts, and enjoy the sounds on the Main Stage. Teams are encouraged to dress the part and we’ll have a costume contest. All runners are welcome to stay at the Festival (11am – 5pm). Join us today – entries are limited.
Contact: Charm City Run - Kelly Dees (410) 308-1870 kelly@charmcityrun.com

Sat 05/06/2017 EQUI-KIDS 5K Cross Country Run Virginia Beach (Equi-Kids) 8:00 a.m. Support EQUI-KIDS by running or walking one of the best 5K Cross Country courses in Hampton Roads! Wind through private wooded trails, past horses grazing in their pastures, and cross the finish line into the indoor arena to celebrate with refreshments, music and fun! Sign up the whole family, event the dog! There's a 5K, a 1/2 Mile Pony Run for kids and a 1-Mile Run with the Hounds for you and your furry friend!
Contact: Equi-Kids (757) 721-7350 information@equikids.org

Sat 05/06/2017 AmpUp! Walk/Run to End Bladder Cancer Washington, DC (Jefferson Memorial) 8:00 a.m. The AmpUp! Walk/Run to End Bladder Cancer is the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network's national grassroots fundraising and awareness initiatives that help support the BCAN mission: to increase public awareness about bladder cancer, advance bladder cancer research, and provide educational and support services for the bladder cancer community. Run - this is a family fun run and will not be timed. - See more at: http://support.bcan.org/site/TR?fr_id=1486&pg=entry#sthash.RsA4mwnr.dpuf
Contact: BCAN 888-901-2226 walk@bcan.org

Sat 05/06/2017 Uncorked Half Marathon New Kent, VA (New Kent Winery) 8:00 a.m. Escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life, and discover the nearby Virginia countryside as you run, unwind, and uncork an experience all about you! New Kent Winery serves as the perfect backdrop for a race more focused on pampering than pacing. As soon as you cross the finish line, the lesson in luxury begins! Treat yourself to a post-race massage, deluxe brunch package, and, of course, award-winning wine–hey you’ve earned it!
Contact: Richmond Sports Backers 804.285.9495 info@sportsbackers.org

Sat 05/06/2017 Run A Muck in Currituck 5k Obstacle & Mud Run Jarvisburg, NC (Sanctuary Vineyards) 11:00 a.m.
Contact: Matt Costa 252-489-8239 obxrunning@gmail.com

Sat 05/06/2017 Falcon 5K Vienna, VA (Flint Hill Elementary School) 8:00 a.m. This is a family event that celebrate fitness and builds on Flint Hill’s running program. The 5K starts and finishes at the school with a course through surrounding neighborhoods. The Fun Run is held on school grounds.
Contact: Flint Hill PTA, Ashli George ashlimatusgeorge@gmail.com

Sat 05/06/2017 Eli Seth Matthews 5k & 1 Mile Walk Oxford, PA (Oxford Area High School) 9:00 a.m. Benefits the Eli Seth Matthews Leukemia Foundation.
Contact: Races2Run

Sat 05/06/2017 Fletcher's Cove parkrun Washington, DC (Fletcher's Cove) 9:00 a.m. Weekly Free 5km Timed Run. The event takes place at the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Towpath, at 4940 Canal Road, N.W., Washington, DC 20007, which is accessible via the Capital Crescent bicycle trail. Please register before your first run. Only ever register with parkrun once. Don't forget to bring a printed copy of your barcode (request a reminder). If you forget it, you won't get a time. To register with us please head to parkrun.com/countries and select your country. Then click register from the top right menu and fill in the form. Finally await your confirmation email containing your barcode, print it out and remember to bring it with you when you run. Please do not register more than once. The website will tell you how to get your barcode if you lose it over time.
Contact: Fletcher's Cove parkrun fletcherscoveoffice@parkrun.com

Sat 05/06/2017 Roosevelt Island parkrun Washington, DC (Roosevelt Island) 9:00 a.m. Weekly Free 5km Timed Run. The event takes place at Roosevelt Island, George Washington Memorial Parkway, Arlington, VA 22211. Please register before your first run. Only ever register with parkrun once. Don't forget to bring a printed copy of your barcode (request a reminder). If you forget it, you won't get a time. To register with us please head to parkrun.com/countries and select your country. Then click register from the top right menu and fill in the form. Finally await your confirmation email containing your barcode, print it out and remember to bring it with you when you run. Please do not register more than once. The website will tell you how to get your barcode if you lose it over time.
Contact: Roosevelt Island parkrun rooseveltislanddcoffice@parkrun.com

Sat 05/06/2017 College Park parkrun College Park, MD (Paint Branch Trail) 9:00 a.m. Weekly Free 5km Timed Run. The event takes place at Paint Branch Trail, 4289 Metzerott Road, College Park, MD 20740. Please register before your first run. Only ever register with parkrun once. Don't forget to bring a printed copy of your barcode (request a reminder). If you forget it, you won't get a time. To register with us please head to parkrun.com/countries and select your country. Then click register from the top right menu and fill in the form. Finally await your confirmation email containing your barcode, print it out and remember to bring it with you when you run. Please do not register more than once. The website will tell you how to get your barcode if you lose it over time.
Contact: College Park parkrun collegeparkoffice@parkrun.com

Sat 05/06/2017 Active Minds Stomp Out Stigma 5k Fun Run Newark, DE (University of Delaware – Central Green) 10:00 a.m. This is a NON-TIMED event.
Contact: Abby Laporte alaporte@udel.edu

Sat 05/06/2017 Paws For Life May Day 5k & 2 Mile Fun Dog Walk Chesapeake City, MD (Paws for Life Dog Kennel) 9:30a.m. Benefits Paws for Life to help raise money for rescued dogs.
Contact: Paws for Life lisa@pawsforlife.org

Sat 05/06/2017 Inaugural Run for Recovery 5k Run & Walk Lewes, DE (Cape Henlopen High School) 9:00 a.m. This event was founded in Sussex County to bring awareness to the growing drug addiction problem we have here, particularly with the use of opioid medications and heroin. Our goal is to present the proceeds of this event to atTAcK addiction to be used for the development and presentation of educational prevention programs in Sussex County, to support individuals and families coping with substance use disorder, and to raising community awareness through speaking engagements and table events offering educational literature and resource information.
Contact: Seashore Striders - Tim Banforth 302-644-8952 tim@seashorestriders.com

Sat 05/06/2017 Railroader Run 5K Brunswick, MD (Brunswick High School) 12:00 p.m. Come to Brunswick High School on Saturday, May 6th and run or walk a 5K on the Brunswick High School cross country track to raise money and awareness for people suffering from Cystic Fibrosis, a life-threatening disorder that damages the lungs and digestive system. All profits will be donated to Cordell’s Crusaders, a chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Contact: Brunswick High School SGA

Sat 05/06/2017 The Ice Cream Race 5k Centreville, VA (Bull Run Regional Park) 9:00 a.m. The Ice Cream Race 5k is an all-ages fun run! Participants trudge through our unique ice cream themed obstacle course by running through Whipped Cream-like Foam, zooming down the Chocolate Syrup Water Slide, and trudging through our Banana Peel Pit! You will be chased by all of your favorite toppings throughout the course.
Contact: The Ice Cream Race - Max Bawarski 703-593-3173 max@theicecreamrace.com

Sat 05/06/2017 Mountain View Elementary Race for Education 5K & 1-Mile Haymarket, VA (Mountain View Elementary School) 8:30 a.m. The 1-Mile Run is at 8:00 a.m.
Contact: Race Timing Unlimited 540-310-4803

Sat 05/06/2017 Connor'Smiles 10K & 5K Centreville, MD (4-H) 9:00 a.m. Family fun event kicking off with a 5/k, 10/k and fun run. Followed by activities for children including crafting and inflatables. Adults can check out the online auction as well as samples from local brewerys and winerys. Enjoy food and shopping with local vendors. Enter our cornhole tournament and compete with friends and family to win your own set of boards to take home.
Contact: Connor'Smiles

Sat 05/06/2017 St. Edward-Epiphany Eagle 5k Challenge Midlothian, VA (St. Edward-Epiphany) Catholic School 8:00 a.m. Run or Walk It! Mark your calendars now for the 10th Annual St. Edward-Epiphany Eagle 5k Challenge, presented by Mosquito Squad! Join us at 8am on Saturday, May 6 at the USA Track & Field-certified Woodmont course adjacent to SEES. The race will be followed by the ½ mile Little Eagle Color Run. The 5K Eagle Challenge and Little Eagle Color Run make for a great day of healthy, family fun for runners and walkers of all ages and experience!
Contact: Kelly Fibich kfibich@gmail.com

Sat 05/06/2017 Holy Family Falcon 5K & 1-Mile Fun Run Woodbridge, VA (Holy Family Catholic School) 8:30 a.m. The 1-Mile Fun Run starts at 8:00 a.m. All runners are advised to arrive by 7:30 AM. All parking entrances will close at 7:50 AM.
Contact: Holy Family Catholic School

Sat 05/06/2017 Dash for Dollars to Benefit Scholars 5K Walk/Run Sterling, VA (Algonkian Regional Park) 8:00 a.m. Dash for Dollars to benefit Scholars 5K Walk/Run is sponsored by Psi Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. to benefit its Pearls of Loudoun Educational Advancement Foundation (EAF). Pearls of Loudoun was established to help make a difference through education by supporting motivated students in the pursuit of academic success through scholarship. Proceeds from Dash for Dollars to benefit Scholars 5K Walk/Run will benefit Loudoun County students.
Contact: Psi Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Sat 05/06/2017 DMV 5K Run/Walk Glenn Dale, MD (Glenn Dale Park) 8:00 a.m. Project New Promise, Inc. Our mission is to help support people to grow academically, intellectually, socially, economically, and emotionally. We instill the values of hard work, integrity, respect, and empower people to reach their full potential. PNP helps provide impoverished populations with food, medicines, reading glasses, tuition assistance, fees, books, backpacks, equipment, pens, pencils, health care, and emotional support. We also assist with building classrooms, supplying benches, counseling, and mentoring.
Contact: Project New Promise, Inc. projectnewpromise@gmail.com

Sun 05/07/2017 Cinco de Miler Stevensville, MD (Terrapin Nature Park) 9:00 a.m. Please join us for a 5 mile trail race to benefit the Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy!
Contact: Charm City Run - Kelly Dees 410-308-1870 kelly@charmcityrun.com

Sun 05/07/2017 Great Train Race Fredricksburg, VA (City Dock) 7:30 a.m. Heats begin at 7:30 a.m. Also featuring the George Dashington half-mile for those 6-12 years old at 11:00a.m. and the caboose run for those 5 and under at about 11:30 a.m.
Contact: Jennifer Taylor 540-845-6457 mjcjtaylor@comcast.net

Sun 05/07/2017 Spring Backyard Burn Trail Running Series-Race #4 Lorton, VA (Pohick Bay) 9:00 a.m. Race options - 5.65 mile and 10.05 mile. The EX2 community fell in love with the inaugural Pohick Bay BYB course in 2016 and we are thrilled to bring it back in 2017. Situated on Gunston Cove and adjacent to Mason Neck National Wildlife Refuge and Gunston Hall, home of Founding Father George Mason, Pohick Bay is steeped in beauty and history. The trails are excellent, the water views are amazing, and bald eagle sightings are common. The moderately technical course includes tight single-track, wide open double-track, challenging climbs, and flowy descents. Don’t miss this fantastic addition to the SBYB. The 14th annual Spring Backyard Burn is a series of 5 and 10 mile trail running races held on some of the best trail networks in the Northern Virginia Area. All the courses include a mixture of forested fire roads, twisty hiking trails, stream crossings, grassy fields, and minimal pavement. Race in one, two, three, or all four races of the SBYB (March 5, 19; April 23; May 7). After each race, awards are presented to the top five finishers in each age group. In addition, a point system adding competitors' four-race point totals will be used to determine the top five series finishers in each age group. Series prizes and awards are presented at the final race of the SBYB series. See website for complete details.
Contact: EX2 Adventures 571-251-6034 info@ex2adventures.com

Sun 05/07/2017 JFS Run, Roll or Stroll - 8K, 5K Run/Walk & 1M Run/Walk Virginia Beach, VA (24th Street Park) 8:00 a.m. The JFS Run, Roll or Stroll is a fundraising event to benefit Jewish Family Service of Tidewater Inc. JFS is a non-profit agency that provides an extensive array of social services, including home health, counseling for adults and children, and Meals on Wheels to people of all faiths in Tidewater.
Contact: Race Directors: Kim Stites or Sue Graves 757-321-2222 kstites@jfshamptonroads.org; sgraves@jfshamptonroads.org

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