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SENECA CREEK GREENWAY TRAIL
MARATHON AND 50K. Traverse rolling hills
along Seneca Creek. 8 a.m. $35; $25
for Montgomery County Road Runners
Club members. Seneca Creek State Park,
PIECE OF CAKE 5K AND 10K. Celebrate
Montgomery County Road Runners Club’s
23rd birthday. Runners should arrive early.
7: 30 a.m. for 10K; 7: 45 a.m. for 5K walk/
run and quarter- and half-mile fun runs. Youth
2.8K to follow at 7: 50 a.m. $10; $5 younger
than 18, free for MCRRC members. Seneca
Creek State Park, Gaithersburg. mcrrc.org.
CARDINAL 5K AND HALF-MILE FUN RUN.
Holy Redeemer Catholic School’s fundraising
event includes a 5K course that winds from
the school through Rock Creek Park. All
youth fun runners earn finisher’s prizes. 8: 30
a.m. $33, $28 for military, children and half-
mile fun run/walk; $175 for team/family
series and T-shirt); $10 per week. Wood Local
Park, Rockville; Seven Locks Park, Cabin
LIONS’ ROAR KATE TRUAX 5K AND 1K.
The Our Lady of Lourdes community
commemorates beloved teacher Kate Truax,
who died at age 32 in 2012. The annual
event benefits school tuition assistance.
9 a.m. Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School,
Bethesda. See website for additional
CARE PACKAGES AT CARDEROCK 5K, 10K
AND HALF. In partnership with Operation
Turbo, an organization sending “Boxes of
Home” to deployed military. 8 a.m. for half-marathon; 8: 15 for 10K; 8: 30 for 5K. $60-
$65 half-marathon; $40-$45 10K; $25-$30
5K. Carderock Recreation Area, Potomac
(see website for best address for GPS).
PAWS IN THE PARK. Features a 1-mile
dog walk and festivities. Hosted by the
Montgomery County Humane Society and
the City of Gaithersburg to help homeless
and abandoned animals. Noon- 4 p.m. $15
($25 on-site registration), free for children
12 and younger. Bohrer Park at Summit
Hall Farm, Gaithersburg. 301-258-6350,
PIKE’S PEEK 10K. A post-race festival awaits
at Pike & Rose, where the course ends. 7: 50
a.m.; 9: 30 a.m. for 50-meter tot trot; 9: 45
a.m. for quarter-mile kids fun run. $52-$60;
$10 for quarter-mile or tot trot. Race starts
at the Shady Grove Metro Station, Rockville.
March 6, 13, 20, 27 and April 3, 10
GENTLE YOGA FOR SENIORS. Stay fit and
help prevent falls by improving balance in this
Suburban Hospital Well Works class. 12:15-
1: 15 p.m. $60 for the series. Clara Barton
COMPILED BY JENNIFER BEEKMAN
sponsorship. Holy Redeemer Catholic School,
BEN’S RUN. Includes 5K, 5- and 1-mile
courses and helps fund cutting-edge research
in pediatric cancer at Children’s National
hospital. 8: 30 a.m. See website for prices.
Stonegate Elementary School, Silver Spring.
SILVER SPRING 5K/GLOBAL DANCE-A-THON.
To benefit Global Health Fitness Initiative,
a nonprofit bringing free health and fitness
services to low-income communities. 8: 30
a.m. $30 for 5K, $25 for DC Capital Striders
members; $10 for fun run for kids younger
than 12; $15 for Dance-A-Thon. Sligo-Dennis
Avenue Local Park Activity Building, Silver
Spring. 301-565-8219, active.com/silver-
April 7, 14, 28 and May 5, 12
HEALTHY KIDS RUNNING SERIES. Each week
kids pre-K through eighth grade compete
in age-appropriate events. All participants
earn prizes; trophies awarded to top boy/girl
scorers in each age group. 3-4 p.m. $35 (for
Paws in the Park on April 28
will include a 1-mile dog walk