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SENECA CREEK GREENWAY TRAIL
MARA THON A ND 50K. 7 a.m. $35; $25 for
members of Montgomery County Road Runners Club. Seneca Creek State Park, Gaithersburg, www.senecacreekgreenwayrace.
PIECE OF CAKE 10K. Celebrate the Montgomery County Road Runners Club’s birthday with a run through the park. Afterward,
stay for birthday cake. 9 a.m. $10 for nonmembers 18 and older; $5 for nonmembers younger than 18; free for members of
Montgomery County Road Runners Club. A
quarter-mile and half-mile young run will
begin at 8: 45 a.m. A 5K will begin at 9: 10
a.m. Seneca Creek State Park, Gaithersburg,
HOLY CHILD TIGER TROT 5K. Proceeds
from the race benefit the Connelly School
of the Holy Child’s health and wellness programs and the Cabin John Park Volunteer
Fire Department. 8: 30 a.m. $30 by April 10,
$25 for students 19 and younger; $35, $30
for students after April 10. Connelly School
of the Holy Child, Potomac, www.holychild
BEN’S RUN. Register for a 5-mile, 5K or
1-mile run. Proceeds from the race benefit
Children’s National Health System in Washington, D.C. The races will begin at 8: 30 a.m.
$25 through March 7; $30 March 8-April
15; $35 April 16 through race day. Fees cap
at $100 per family. Stonegate Elementary
School, Silver Spring, www.bensrun.org.
PIKE’S PEEK 10K. 7: 50 a.m. $42 through
March 31; $47 from April 1-22. The race
starts on Redland Road, near the Shady
Grove Metro station. A 50-meter toddler
trot will begin at 9: 30 a.m. and a 1K run will
begin at 9: 45. $15 for toddler trot and 1K.
RISE AND SHINE WALKING PROGRAM.
8: 30 a.m. Wednesdays. Free. Lakeforest Mall,
Gaithersburg, 301-896-3100, www.hopkins
Support groups are free unless otherwise noted.
S TROKE SUPPORT GROUP. For patients
and their families. Meetings can include
speakers on issues such as safe driving and
occupational therapy techniques. 7 p.m. Adventist Healthcare Physical Health & Rehabilitation, Rockville, 240-864-6000, www.
March 16 and April 20
PROSTATE CANCER SUPPORT GROUP.
For patients, family members and friends.
7 p.m. Suburban Hospital, Bethesda. For information, call Susan Jacobstein, 301-896-
BETTER BREATHERS CLUB. Support for
people with chronic lung disease, pulmonary fibrosis, lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. 6: 30 p.m. Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, 301-896-3100,
March 19 and April 16
PARENTS WITH A CANCER DIAGNOSIS
SUPPORT GROUP. A support group for parents searching for ways to discuss their diagnosis with their children. 6: 30 p.m. Hope
Connections for Cancer Support, Bethesda,
HEALTHY HEART AND MIND SUPPORT
GROUP. The group is for individuals who
have had heart disease or experienced a
stroke or cardiac event. 11 a.m. Gaithersburg
Senior Center, Gaithersburg, 301-896-3100,
March 24-April 28
AFTERNOON GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP.
The six-week group is for anyone who
has lost a loved one. Meets weekly at 1: 30
p.m. Tuesdays. $25. Saint Mark Presbyterian Church, Bethesda, 301-921-4400, www.
March 24-April 28
PAREN T LOSS SUPPORT GROUP. The
six-week group is for adults who have lost PH
The Piece of Cake 10K
takes place in Seneca
Creek State Park.
COMPILED BY CINDY MURPHY-TOFIG