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This week in DC....Mar 20th
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This week in DC....Mar 20th
POSTED: 3/20/09 3:23 PM

March 20, 2009
Washington DC

RUN

March 28, 2009: 11th Annual 5K Fun Run/Walk
Whether you're first or last, you'll be a champion for affordable housing. Bring the whole family including the four-legged ones as you run/walk a scenic (and car-free) route through Rock Creek Park. Proceeds to support efforts to revitalize urban neighborhoods and preserve diversity through affordable housing.
Time: 8:15 AM
Where: Rock Creek Park - Fitzgerald Tennis Center, 16th Street at Colorado Avenue, NW, Washington DC
Cost: $25
Check it out: www.mannadc.org

March 29, 2009: 5th Annual Scope it Out 5K
Check out one of the area's fastest growing events. Enjoy the new route that takes you past popular DC sites including the National Gallery, Newseum, U.S. Botanical Gardens, and the Capitol building.
Time: 9:00 AM
Where: Freedom Plaza, Pennsylvania Avenue between 13th and 14th Streets, NW, Washington DC
Cost: $25 if pre-registered; $30 for race weekend registration
Check it out: www.scopeitout5k.com

April 7 - May 10, 2009: Beginning Women's Running Program
In its 18th year, MCRRC's Women Running Program is back to get women in the running spirit. The program is low-key, non-competitive, and designed to gradually increase members' endurance and the distance they are able to run while avoiding injuries.
Time: 6:30 PM
Where: Ken-Gar Palisades Park, 4140 Wexford Drive, Kensington, MD
Cost: Free; Must be member of MCRR ($25/year)
Check it out: www.mcrrc.org


BIKE

Sundays: Cup Cake Ramble
Sweet stuff! Join Sol, the bicycle-riding pastry chef for a relaxed ride from City Bikes Adams Morgan, through car-restricted Rock Creek Park, to City Bikes Chevy Chase. Once there, we'll enjoy pastries baked by Sol, before heading back to Adams Morgan.
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: City Bikes Adams Morgan, 2501 Champlain Street, NW, Washington, DC
Cost: Free
Check it out: www.citybikes.com

April 19, 2009: 4th Annual Girls with Gears
Saddle up and help support CAROL for Heart's battle to eradicate women's heart disease through education. Routes are available for everyone from beginner riders to experienced riders. Reward your efforts with a tasty lunch catered by Outback Steakhouse. If you're feeling lucky AND you have extra room in your car or bike rack, purchase raffle tickets to win one of three Trek road bikes.
Distance: 10, 25, 40 & 62 mile road rides
Time: 7:00 AM
Where: Limerick Community Park, Swamp Pike & Ziegler Road, Limerick, PA
Cost: $30 if pre-registered; $35 for on-site registration
Check it out: www.carolforheart.org


MULTI-SPORT


April 19, 2009: 7th Annual Bethesda Super-Sprint Triathlon
Speak up for autism awareness and research when you give it a tri at Bethesda's Super Sprint Triathlon. Distance is ideal for aspiring triathletes as well as seasoned triathletes looking to ease into the new season. Space limited to 500 athletes.
Distance: 250 m swim; 9.3 mile bike; 2.5 mile run
Time: 7:00 AM
Where: Hanley Center, Georgetown Prep School, 10900 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD
Cost: $75 or $200 for premium registration which includes a special gift.
Check it out: www.bethesdatri.org


------Graceful Edge sponsored event------


March 20 - 22, 2009 or April 24 - 26, 2009: She Does Tri
Immerse yourself into the world of triathlons with a weekend of training and practice, just for women. Whether you're preparing for your first or twentieth triathlon, these camps will focus on the specific needs of women for training, nutrition and racing. Each camp is limited to only 20 women so sign up now to reserve your spot.
Where: Hampton Inn Warrenton at 501 Blackwell Rd, Warrenton, VA
Cost: $595. Special discount price for Graceful Edge: $495 (Enter discount code "SDTpromo" and save $100)
Check it out: www.shedoestri.com

HIKE

March 21, 2009: 10th Anniversary Hike with K9 Trailblazers
Hiking is going to the dogs. Join K9 Trailblazers and revisit the site of their inaugural hike. In addition to furry friends, great views, and historical importance, there will also be celebratory cupcakes and other treats in honor of the day.
Distance: About 5 miles
Where: Sugar Loaf Mountain, Dickerson, MD
Cost: Free
Check it out: www.k9trailblazers.org

March 24, 2009: Great Day Hiking around Northern Virginia
Four seasons of great day hiking await residents of Northern Virginia. Find out where to explore, how to plan your trip, what you'll need to bring and what to wear in order to make the most of your day.
Time: 7:30 PM
Where: REI, 11950 Grand Commons Avenue, Fairfax, VA
Cost: Free
Check it out: www.rei.com


PADDLE

April 5, 2009: National Cherry Blossom Festival Paddle and Picnic
See the cherry blossoms (and the crowds) from the water. Join Chesapeake Paddlers for a scenic paddle followed by a picnic. Ideal for advanced beginners with cold water gear.
Time: 10:00 AM
Where: Gravelly Point, George Washington Pkwy, Arlington, VA
Cost: Free but membership to CPA required ($10/year)
Check it out: www.cpakayaker.com


CLIMB


------Graceful Edge sponsored event------
February 27 - March 28, 2009: HERA Climb4Life, Metro DC
Challenge yourself to reach new heights and help fight ovarian cancer! REI, Black Diamond, Earth Treks and Sportrock are joining forces in support of Hera Foundation, whose mission is to stop the loss of mothers, daughters, sisters, grandmothers, aunts, wives, partners and girlfriends from ovarian cancer. Sign up for the month-long festival and enjoy free clinics with professional climbers, two-days of free climbing at each Earth Treks and Sportrock location and great giveaways.
Where: Various locations in metro DC. See website for details.
Cost: $30
Check it out: www.heraclimb4lifedc09.kintera.org


YOGA

March 21, 2009: 108 Sun Salutation Workshop on the Equinox
Celebrate the arrival of spring with 108 soul-warming sun salutations. Learn proper alignment in Sun Salutations, as well as different versions of Sun Salutations and their benefits with Kate MacDonnell. All levels welcome.
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Where: Yoga District, 1830 1st Street NW, Washington, DC
Cost: $25
Check it out: www.yogadistrict.com

March 21, 2009: Yoga 4 Life - Fundraiser
Join Dancing Mind Yoga found Paula Baake for a free style power yoga class set to great music. All proceeds to support Hera Foundation in its battle against ovarian cancer.
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Where: Dancing Mind Yoga, 929 W Broad Street, Falls Church, VA
Cost: Suggest donation of $15
Check it out: www.dancingmindyoga.com

March 28, 2009: Yoga for Insomnia
Learn how yoga can help you sleep like a baby. Whether you have difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, this workshop will address a variety of techniques to help you obtain a good night’s slumber. Come dressed to do asana, as a therapeutic asana sequence for insomnia will also be taught.
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Where: Sun and Moon Yoga Studio, 3811 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA
Cost: $25
Check it out: www.sunandmoonstudio.com


MORE FUN

March 28, 2009: The Secrets of Georgetown Scavenger Hunt
Recruit your friends and get ready to keep your wits about you as you uncover Georgetown's amazing tales and nooks (but not crannies). Highlights include JFK’s first Washington home (and the neighbor honored by reporters for providing coffee in the cold), the birthplace of the computer, scenes from movies, a tavern where Founding Fathers tippled, and a bar that was the birthplace of a famous cheesy song.
Time: 2:00 PM
Where: Wisconsin Avenue and M Street NW, Washington, DC
Cost: $22.50
Check it out: www.watsonadventures.com

March 31 - April 21, 2009: Introduction to Meditation
Seek inner zen through meditation. Get in touch with your inner voice to build awareness and understanding of yourself, your relationship and the world around you. This foundations course will explore various types of meditation so that the practitioner can begin to feel comfortable in a sangha (meditation community).
Time: 7:30 - 8:30 PM
Where: evolvewell Healing Arts Studio, 4800 Roland Avenue, Suite 301, Baltimore, MD
Cost: $50
Check it out: www.evolvewellstudio.com

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