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CREATED: 03/13/09 by nicoleshue REPLIES: 1
nicoleshue's ravatar nicoleshue    JOINED: 2/28/09    POSTS: 136
Things to do in DC....
POSTED: 3/13/09 11:21 AM

March 13, 2009
Washington DC

RUN

March 14, 2009: 2nd Helping Patuxent Pi Mile Trail Run & Mile Walk
Test your brains and brawn while supporting Patuxent High School's Cross Country Team and Math Club. Enjoy a Pi mile trail run (3.14 miles for the math weary) then recite the value of pi from memory. Winners receive a pie for their efforts!
Time: 9:00 AM
Where: Patuxent High School Stadium, 12485 Rousby Hall Road, Lusby, MD
Cost: $30 for runners; $15 for walkers
Check it out: www.mablyb.googlepages.com

March 28, 2009: W&OD Trail 5K
Commemorate Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority's 50th anniversary with a run along the scenic W&OD trail. Follow up with a trip down memory lane with displays about the history of the W&OD trail.
Time: 4:00 PM
Where: W&OD Trail at 411 Little Falls Street, Falls Church, VA
Cost: $20 if registered by March 19; $30 after March 19
Check it out: www.marathoncharitypartners.org


BIKE

March 19 and 26, 2009: Beginner Women's Mountain Bike Clinic
Calling aspiring single-track sisters, learn to ride on the wild side. Topics covered include bike fit, braking and shifting plus there will be plenty of opportunities to practice trail riding skills including; descending and ascending techniques, balance skills, and possibly riding over small obstacles. Must be member of MORE ($25 membership/year).
Time: 5:30 - 7:30 PM
Where: Wakefield Park, Annandale, VA
Cost: $35 (to be donated to Trips for Kids DC)
Check it out: www.thebikelane.com

March 21, 2009: WABA Gala and Auction
Leave the spandex at home (or underneath) while you roll with good company at WABA's annual gala and fundraiser. Auction offerings include fine dining, cycling equipment, exclusive getaways, and one-of-a-kind artwork. Proceeds to benefit WABA's advocacy, safety and education programs throughout the year.
Time: 5:30 - 11:00 PM
Where: German Embassy, 4645 Reservoir Road NW,Washington, DC
Cost: $80 for members; $115 for non-members (includes 1 year membership)
Check it out: www.waba.org


MULTI-SPORT

------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 19, 2009: After Work Hike and Social with Maryland Outdoor Club
End your work day on a high note. Hike the Soapstone Trail then catch up with fellow hikers for some social time at a local eatery. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.
Time: 5:45 PM
Where: Patapsco State Park, Glen Artney area, Elkridge, MD
Cost: Free (pay your own way at social)
Check it out: www.mdoutdoorclub.org


PADDLE

March 18, 2009: Introduction to Kayaking with Greater Baltimore Canoe Club
Wonder if kayaking is the sport that will float your boat? Learn more as GBCC's in-house instructor, Pat Hamlin gives the scoop on whitewater kayaking, including how to get started, equipment, and things you will love about the sport. All brought to life by his passion for kayaking and many anecdotes from his years of adventures on the water.
Time: 7:00 PM
Where: Padonia International School, 9834 Greenside Drive, Cockeysville, MD
Cost: Free
Check it out: www.baltimorecanoeclub.org


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 16, 2009: Capitol Hill Yoga Reopening
It's the return of an old friend. Capitol Hill Yoga is reopening its doors after a season of hibernation.
Where: Capitol Hill Yoga, 641 Pennsylvania, Ave SE, Washington, DC
Cost: See website for specials and details.
Check it out: www.capitolhillyoga.com

March 21 - 22, 2009: Runner's Yoga Weekend
Learn how yoga can help runners with form, focus, strength and flexibility. Come with your running shoes and socks, and be ready to take them off for your yoga practice! Saturday's workshop covers focus and form while Sunday's topics are flexibility and strength. No prior yoga experience necessary.
Time: 3:00 - 5:00 PM
Where: JourneYoga, 2628 Columbia Pike, Arlington VA
Cost: $25 per session or $45 for both sessions
Check it out: www.journeyoga.net

March 22, 2009: Cleansing Clarity Workshop
This workshop will focus on building internal heat, rinsing the body of toxins, cleansing breath work to facilitate clarity of the mind. Begin with a strong detox vinyasa flow class to cleanse your body and mind. Practice will be followed by guided meditation and journal work on purification and renewal.
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Where: Tranquil Space, 1632 17th street NW, Washington, DC
Cost: $30 if pre-registered online; $35 for on-site registration
Check it out: www.tranquilspace.com

March 27 - 29, 2009: Dave Romanelli's Yoga + Ecstasy: Chocolate, Wine, Music, Flow
Chocolate, wine, music and yoga - each fabulous in their own right. Combined? It's the ultimate fusion as Yahoo! Wellness Expert David Romanelli leads three workshops that show you how a vinyasa flow yoga class pairs beautifully with Bob Marley, exotic Vosges Chocolate, fine Sicilian wine, and one unforgettable savasana.
Where: Sacred Space, 5624 Randolph Road, Rockville, MD
Cost: $45 per workshop or $120 for all three
Check it out: www.sacredspacerockville.com


MORE FUN

March 15, 2009: Photography along the Canal
Catch the beauty of the morning light on "film" as you join photographer Joanne Miller for some one-on-one pointers. Bring your favorite camera and a good eye.
Time: 8:00 - 9:30 AM
Where: River Center at Lockhouse 8, C&O Canal National Historical Park, Cabin John, MD
Cost: Free
Check it out: www.potomac.org

March 21, 2009: Skipjack Sail on the Chesapeake Bay
Discover the Chesapeake as you set sail for a three hour sailing tour on the Stanley Norman. Organized by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, you'll dredge for oysters, and learn their vital role in helping to clean the Bay.
Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where: Annapolis City Dock, Annapolis, MD
Cost: $40 plus membership to Chesapeake Bay Foundation ($25/year)
Check it out: www.community.cbf.org

nicoleshue's ravatar nicoleshue    JOINED: 2/28/09    POSTS: 136
RE: Things to do in DC....
POSTED: 3/13/09 11:22 AM

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March 13, 2009
Washington DC

RUN

March 14, 2009: 2nd Helping Patuxent Pi Mile Trail Run & Mile Walk
Test your brains and brawn while supporting Patuxent High School's Cross Country Team and Math Club. Enjoy a Pi mile trail run (3.14 miles for the math weary) then recite the value of pi from memory. Winners receive a pie for their efforts!
Time: 9:00 AM
Where: Patuxent High School Stadium, 12485 Rousby Hall Road, Lusby, MD
Cost: $30 for runners; $15 for walkers
Check it out: www.mablyb.googlepages.com

March 28, 2009: W&OD Trail 5K
Commemorate Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority's 50th anniversary with a run along the scenic W&OD trail. Follow up with a trip down memory lane with displays about the history of the W&OD trail.
Time: 4:00 PM
Where: W&OD Trail at 411 Little Falls Street, Falls Church, VA
Cost: $20 if registered by March 19; $30 after March 19
Check it out: www.marathoncharitypartners.org


BIKE

March 19 and 26, 2009: Beginner Women's Mountain Bike Clinic
Calling aspiring single-track sisters, learn to ride on the wild side. Topics covered include bike fit, braking and shifting plus there will be plenty of opportunities to practice trail riding skills including; descending and ascending techniques, balance skills, and possibly riding over small obstacles. Must be member of MORE ($25 membership/year).
Time: 5:30 - 7:30 PM
Where: Wakefield Park, Annandale, VA
Cost: $35 (to be donated to Trips for Kids DC)
Check it out: www.thebikelane.com

March 21, 2009: WABA Gala and Auction
Leave the spandex at home (or underneath) while you roll with good company at WABA's annual gala and fundraiser. Auction offerings include fine dining, cycling equipment, exclusive getaways, and one-of-a-kind artwork. Proceeds to benefit WABA's advocacy, safety and education programs throughout the year.
Time: 5:30 - 11:00 PM
Where: German Embassy, 4645 Reservoir Road NW,Washington, DC
Cost: $80 for members; $115 for non-members (includes 1 year membership)
Check it out: www.waba.org


MULTI-SPORT

------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 19, 2009: After Work Hike and Social with Maryland Outdoor Club
End your work day on a high note. Hike the Soapstone Trail then catch up with fellow hikers for some social time at a local eatery. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.
Time: 5:45 PM
Where: Patapsco State Park, Glen Artney area, Elkridge, MD
Cost: Free (pay your own way at social)
Check it out: www.mdoutdoorclub.org


PADDLE

March 18, 2009: Introduction to Kayaking with Greater Baltimore Canoe Club
Wonder if kayaking is the sport that will float your boat? Learn more as GBCC's in-house instructor, Pat Hamlin gives the scoop on whitewater kayaking, including how to get started, equipment, and things you will love about the sport. All brought to life by his passion for kayaking and many anecdotes from his years of adventures on the water.
Time: 7:00 PM
Where: Padonia International School, 9834 Greenside Drive, Cockeysville, MD
Cost: Free
Check it out: www.baltimorecanoeclub.org


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 16, 2009: Capitol Hill Yoga Reopening
It's the return of an old friend. Capitol Hill Yoga is reopening its doors after a season of hibernation.
Where: Capitol Hill Yoga, 641 Pennsylvania, Ave SE, Washington, DC
Cost: See website for specials and details.
Check it out: www.capitolhillyoga.com

March 21 - 22, 2009: Runner's Yoga Weekend
Learn how yoga can help runners with form, focus, strength and flexibility. Come with your running shoes and socks, and be ready to take them off for your yoga practice! Saturday's workshop covers focus and form while Sunday's topics are flexibility and strength. No prior yoga experience necessary.
Time: 3:00 - 5:00 PM
Where: JourneYoga, 2628 Columbia Pike, Arlington VA
Cost: $25 per session or $45 for both sessions
Check it out: www.journeyoga.net

March 22, 2009: Cleansing Clarity Workshop
This workshop will focus on building internal heat, rinsing the body of toxins, cleansing breath work to facilitate clarity of the mind. Begin with a strong detox vinyasa flow class to cleanse your body and mind. Practice will be followed by guided meditation and journal work on purification and renewal.
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Where: Tranquil Space, 1632 17th street NW, Washington, DC
Cost: $30 if pre-registered online; $35 for on-site registration
Check it out: www.tranquilspace.com

March 27 - 29, 2009: Dave Romanelli's Yoga + Ecstasy: Chocolate, Wine, Music, Flow
Chocolate, wine, music and yoga - each fabulous in their own right. Combined? It's the ultimate fusion as Yahoo! Wellness Expert David Romanelli leads three workshops that show you how a vinyasa flow yoga class pairs beautifully with Bob Marley, exotic Vosges Chocolate, fine Sicilian wine, and one unforgettable savasana.
Where: Sacred Space, 5624 Randolph Road, Rockville, MD
Cost: $45 per workshop or $120 for all three
Check it out: www.sacredspacerockville.com


MORE FUN

March 15, 2009: Photography along the Canal
Catch the beauty of the morning light on "film" as you join photographer Joanne Miller for some one-on-one pointers. Bring your favorite camera and a good eye.
Time: 8:00 - 9:30 AM
Where: River Center at Lockhouse 8, C&O Canal National Historical Park, Cabin John, MD
Cost: Free
Check it out: www.potomac.org

March 21, 2009: Skipjack Sail on the Chesapeake Bay
Discover the Chesapeake as you set sail for a three hour sailing tour on the Stanley Norman. Organized by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, you'll dredge for oysters, and learn their vital role in helping to clean the Bay.
Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where: Annapolis City Dock, Annapolis, MD
Cost: $40 plus membership to Chesapeake Bay Foundation ($25/year)
Check it out: www.community.cbf.org

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