266 NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2018 | BETHESDAMAGAZINE.COM
ROCKVILLE 10K/5K. It’s the 43rd annual
running of this challenging but scenic race
through the King Farm neighborhood and
along West Gude Drive. The 10K starts at
8: 30 a.m., the 5K at 8: 45, and a 1-mile
fun run at 8: 10. $35-$45 for 10K and 5K;
$12 for fun run. King Farm Village Center,
CANDY CANE CITY 5K. The out-and-back
course is on the Rock Creek Trail. 8 a.m.
$10; $5 younger than 18; free for members
of Montgomery County Road Runners
Club. Race starts outside Ohr Kodesh
Congregation, Chevy Chase. mcrrc.org.
THE CHIARI GROUP RUNNING FOR
RESEARCH 5K RUN/3K WALK. Proceeds
bene;t The Chiari Group, a nonpro;t that’s
raising money for research into pediatric
Chiari malformation, a problem related to
how the brain sits in the skull that can lead
to chronic debilitating pain and may require
TURKEY CHASE. The annual fundraiser for
the YMCA Bethesda-Chevy Chase and the
Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rotary Club draws
about 9,000 runners—some in turkey hats or
full-on turkey costumes—to its 10K, 2-mile,
1K and 50-meter races. 8: 30 a.m. See
website for details. YMCA Bethesda-Chevy
TURKEY BURNOFF. Work off the holiday
goodies with a run through Seneca Creek
State Park. All runners must be in the park
by 8: 15 a.m. The 5-mile and 10-mile races
begin at 8: 30 a.m.; a 2.78K fun run begins
at 8: 35 a.m. $10; $5 younger than 18; free
for members of Montgomery County Road
Runners Club. Seneca Creek State Park,
SENECA SLOPES 9K. The cross-country run is
roughly 5. 5 miles. 10 a.m. $10; $5 younger
than 18; free for members of Montgomery
County Road Runners Club. Seneca Creek
State Park, Gaithersburg. mcrrc.org.
BREAD RUN 10K AND 2-MILE FUN RUN. The
race started 38 years ago as a 10K, featuring
fresh-baked loaves as prizes. 10 a.m. for
2-mile; 10: 30 a.m. for 10K. Fee for the 10K
is $10 or a loaf of home-baked bread; free
for members of DC Road Runners Club. The
fun run is free. Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo.
JINGLE BELL JOG. The 8K race winds through
a residential neighborhood. 9 a.m. $10;
$5 younger than 18; free for members of
Montgomery County Road Runners Club.
Rockville Senior Center, Rockville. mcrrc.org.
RUNNING OUT OF TIME 5K/10K. Proceeds
from this scenic run along the Potomac
River bene;t Dare2tri, a nonpro;t that
helps athletes with physical disabilities
and visual impairments by developing their
skills in paratriathlons. See website for
fees; fees do not include $10 vehicle fee to
enter the park. Great Falls Park, Potomac.
COMPILED BY SANDRA FLEISHMAN
surgery. 9 a.m. $25-$45. Meadowbrook Park,
Chevy Chase. thechiarigroup.org.
FREEDOM IS NEVER FREE 5K/10K/HALF-
MILE. Proceeds bene;t Operation Enduring
Warrior, a nonpro;t to honor, empower
and motivate wounded military service
members. See website for times and details.
Carderock Recreation Area, Potomac.
STONE MILL 50 MILE. The race is along the
Seneca Greenway and Muddy Branch trails. 6
a.m. $50.66. The start/;nish is at Stedwick
Elementary School, Montgomery Village.
RUN UNDER THE LIGHTS. This 5K run/walk
goes through Gaithersburg’s Winter Lights
Festival in Seneca Creek State Park. The
Montgomery County Road Runners Club co-sponsors the event with the city. 6: 15-8 p.m.
See website for fees. Seneca Creek State
Park, Gaithersburg. mcrrcrununderlights.com.
The Stone Mill 50 Mile will take runners
along the Seneca Greenway and Muddy
Branch trails on Nov. 17.