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SENECA CREEK GREENWAY TRAIL
MARATHON, 50K AND RELAY. The races go
along the Seneca Creek Greenway Trail and
parallel trails in a loop course. 7 a.m. $35;
$25 for members of Montgomery County
Road Runners Club; $50 for relay teams.
Seneca Creek State Park, Gaithersburg.
BANNOCKBURN FUN RUN. The 1-mile
run/walk through the neighborhood
starts and ends in front of Bannockburn
Elementary School. 9 a.m. $15 online via
pay4schoolstuff.com until March 13; $20 day
of (cash or check). Bannockburn Elementary
School, Bethesda. bannockburnpta.org.
PIECE OF CAKE 5K AND 10K. Celebrate the
birthday of the Montgomery County Road
Runners Club. Participants should arrive at
least an hour early. 7: 30 a.m. for 10K; 7: 45
a.m. for 5K walk/run. A 2.8K for youths is at
7: 50 a.m.; a quarter-mile and half-mile fun
run starts at 7: 45 a.m. $10; $5 younger than
18; free for members of Montgomery County
March 1 for all ages; $35 after March 1.
Montgomery College Rockville campus track,
Rockville. 240-258-8783, runrockville.com.
PAWS IN THE PARK. The 1-mile walk (for
people and dogs) and festival—organized
by the Montgomery County Humane Society
and the city of Gaithersburg—raises
money to help homeless and abandoned
animals in the county. Noon- 4 p.m. $20 per
person, $45 per family in advance; $25 and
$55 at the gate. Bohrer Park at Summit
Hall Farm, Gaithersburg. 301-258-6350,
LIONS’ ROAR KATE TRUAX 5K/1K. Both
races begin in front of the school; the long
run goes through the neighborhood and
finishes at the school. Teacher Kate Truax
died at age 32 in 2012. Proceeds from the
event go toward school tuition assistance.
9 a.m. Registration costs not available
yet. Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School,
PIKE’S PEEK 10K. The race begins near
the Shady Grove Metro, winds downhill on
Rockville Pike and ends near the White Flint
The Baby’s Bounty Run Rockville 5K and Stroller Derby,
which is a benefit for babies in need, is on April 22.
COMPILED BY SANDRA FLEISHMAN
Road Runners Club. Seneca Creek State
Park, Gaithersburg. mcrrc.org.
BEN’S RUN. Proceeds from the eighth annual
race benefit the oncology and bone marrow
units at Children’s National Medical Center.
Choose the 5K, 5-mile or 1-mile run/walk
courses. 8: 30 a.m. $30 for the 5K and 1-mile
through March 31; $35 through race day.
Stonegate Elementary School, Silver Spring.
April 15-May 13
HEALTHY KIDS RUNNING SERIES. The five-week program is for pre-K to eighth grade,
with a race once a week and age-appropriate
events including a 50-yard dash, 75-yard
dash, quarter-mile, half-mile and 1-mile run.
Points are awarded for the top runners in
each age grouping, but everyone gets a prize.
4-5 p.m. Sundays. $35 for the series; $10
for a single race. Wood Local Park, Rockville.
BABY’S BOUNTY RUN ROCKVILLE 5K AND
STROLLER DERBY. Proceeds benefit Baby’s
Bounty MC to help babies in need. 8 a.m. 5K
run/walk; 9 a.m. stroller derby. $25 before