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This week in DC....Mar 6th
CREATED: 03/06/09 by nicoleshue REPLIES: 1
nicoleshue's ravatar nicoleshue    JOINED: 2/28/09    POSTS: 136
This week in DC....Mar 6th
POSTED: 3/06/09 12:06 PM

(due to the much more time-consuming way to do HTML in texts of the message, I'm lazy and not going to bold/URL....)

Washington DC


March 29, 2009: runterra 8K and 1K Fun Run
Run for a greener earth at the inaugural runterra, the nation's first green-platform race series. Revel in the greenery with a reusable grocery bag filled with swag, free entry to the Go Green America Expo, plus a tree is planted for every runner. Extra bonus: save $2 by opting to bike, walk, carpool or use public transportation on race day.
Time: 8:30 AM (Fun run starts at 8 AM)
Where: Montgomery County Fairgrounds, 16 Chestnut Street, Gaithersburg, MD
Cost: $26 if pre-registered; $30 for race day registration
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April 5, 2009: Cherry Pit 10 Miler
Missing out on the Cherry Blossom can be the a good way! Head towards Annapolis for a scenic low-key race on rural back roads that wind past curious gazes from horses, cows, and llamas.
Time: 8:00 AM
Where: South River High School, 221 Central Av. East (Rt. 214), Edgewater, MD
Cost: $3 for Annapolis Striders; $5 for non-members; $10 on Race Day
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------Graceful Edge sponsored event------
March 7, 2009: ZOOMA Annapolis Training Kick-Off Event
Get in the Zooma spirit at this weekend's training kick-off. Receive free training advice, meet fellow runners, and take advantage of special Fleet Feet discounts.
Time: 9:00 AM
Where: Fleet Feet Annapolis, 318 6th Street, Annapolis, MD
Cost: Free
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March 18, 2009: Confident City Cycling
Want to use your bike to get where you need to go? Learn to safely share the road with cars, other bikes, and pedestrians.
Time: 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Where: Walter Reed Community Center, 2909 16th Street, Arlington, VA
Cost: Free
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March 7, 2009: Swim Clinic with Clay Britt
Learn to swim like a fish as you perfect your technique under the guidance of world class swimmer Clay Britt. The clinic includes both classroom discussions, and in-water instruction with underwater videotaping, You will also receive a list of swim drills, techniques and a "Swim Drills On Video" DVD and within two weeks after the clinic you will receive a DVD featuring your swim with voiceover critique.
Time: 4:30 - 7:30 PM
Where: The Lab School of Washington, 4759 Reservoir Road, NW, Washington, DC
Cost: $140
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March 29, 2009: Tune Up Tri
Spent the winter in hibernation mode? Ease into spring training with a mini-distance triathlon. It's the perfect distance to try your first triathlon or a great place for experienced triathletes to warm up for the coming season.
Distance: 250 yard pool swim; 4 mile bike; 1.4 mile run
Time: 8:00 AM
Where: Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center, George Mason University, 10900 University Blvd., Manassas, VA
Cost: $60
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------Graceful Edge sponsored event------

March 22 - 24, 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 your 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)
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March 6, 2009: Moonlight Hike with Capital Hiking Club
Experience the C&O Canal Towpath in a whole new light. Experience the peace and tranquility during this casual 4 mile hike. Finish (or start) your evening at Old Angler's Inn who's offering 1/2-priced food and drink specials just for Capital Hill Hikers.
Time: 8:30 PM
Where: Old Angler's Inn, 10801 MacArthur Blvd., Potomac, MD
Cost: Free
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March 14 - 15, 2009: Alpine, Nordic & Snowboard Women's Workshop
If this week's snowstorm has left you dreaming for more snow, head to Timberline Resort and learn a new winter sport. Try snowboarding, cross-country or alpine skiing in a safe and supportive environment. Additional perks include video analysis, informative seminars, apres-ski party, and more.
Where: Timberline Resort, 488 Timberline Road, Davis, WV
Cost: $65 (Discounted lift tickets available for $26)
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------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
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March 13, 2009: Full Moon Yoga Practice
Nature's mood lighting at its finest! Celebrate the full moon with moon salutations — the feminine side of asana practice—as well as postures that promote health and well-being.
Time: 8:00 PM - 9:15 PM
Where: Jefferson Memorial, Washington DC
Cost: $10
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March 15, 2009: Yoga Belly
Spice up your yoga practice with a dash of belly dancing and Pilates. This fun and spirited class is appropriate for all levels.
Time: 1:30 - 3:30 PM
Where: Circle Yoga, 3838 Northampton Street NW, Washington, DC
Cost: $30 if registered by March 8. $35 after March 8.
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March 20 - 22, 2009: Karmafest 2009
It's not just Yoga, it's a movement! Join Kathy Judd, Pure Prana Yoga Studio and the Jivamukti Satsang of DC for a weekend of creative liberation and enlightenment. Experience stimulating and challenging yoga classes, enriching discussions, a fabulous party, massage treatments and more!
Where: Pure Prana, 100 S. Patrick Street, Alexandria, VA
Cost: Donation based. See website for details
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March 11 - 22, 2009: 17th Annual Environmental Film Festival
See the amazing, the bad, and the downright scary with an amazing showcase of films that capture the earth's majesty as well as the ever-increasing threats to life on earth. Over 130 films will be on display, enhanced with the perspectives and knowledge of 50 filmmakers and 72 special guests who will be on hand for post-film discussion.
Where: Over 50 venues throughout DC including embassies, museums, and theaters.
Cost: Varies by film. Most are free.
Check it out:

clcohen's ravatar clcohen    JOINED: 2/28/09    POSTS: 99
RE: This week in DC....Mar 6th
POSTED: 3/07/09 7:15 AM

Any other chicas interested in going to Timberline next weekend? It's not Tahoe, but it's cheap and local. See the above post about the info on the workshop.
I'm going up (probably Fri night), would be great to ride up with someone/share a hotel.

cheers, carol

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