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February 9, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Group Calls for Longer Pedestrian Timing on Rockville Pike

About 20 people tested the crosswalk lights at Rockville Pike and Bou Avenue on Friday morning, revealing pedestrians have only seconds to cross the busy thoroughfare. “We want greater pedestrian timing,” said Ronit Dancis, president of Action Committee for Transit (ACT), the organization that organized the event. Dancis said that between 2003 and 2007, four […]

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February 2, 2017 | Phil Fabrizio

A Walk With Linda

I have known Linda for nearly 20 years. Back in the day we were members of a local Gaithersburg training group preparing for Marine Corps Marathons. The larger group dispersed except for a small select number of runners and cyclist friends who have been getting together religiously for decades on Saturday mornings to train, to […]

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January 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

Pike's Peak 10K & Kids Fun Run to be held Sunday April 29, 2012

Recreation Department Launches 100 Mile Challenge (VIDEO)

Are you ready to get up and move? Montgomery County is touting the 100 mile challenge, which begins on Jan. 26. The goal is to participate in 20 minutes of continuous physical activity. The program is self reporting, which means you are accountable for tracking your own miles. The goal is to complete 100 miles, […]

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January 9, 2017 | Elizabeth Ortega-Lohmeyer

Montgomery County 2nd Annual 100 Mile Challenge Program Registration Open Now

Start 2017 with a healthy challenge with friends, neighbors, co-workers and your family, including the dog. Montgomery County Recreation, for the second year, challenges the public to walk, jog, run a mile a day for 100 days or participate in 20 minutes of continuous physical activity like bike, swim, yoga, aerobics, ski, weightlifting, dance or […]

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September 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

Car Free Day is Set for Sept. 22 (VIDEO)

Are you ready to take the pledge? Car Free Day is set for Thursday, Sept. 22nd. Find out more about Car Free Day, here. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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June 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

Grosvenor – Strathmore Art Walk Dedication Ceremony Planned for June 16 (PHOTOS)

A dedication ceremony for the new Grosvenor – Strathmore Arts Walk is scheduled for 2 p.m. on June 16 at the Strathmore Backyard Theater Stage, 10701 Rockville Pike. That’s when representatives from Strathmore, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) and Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will unveil over three dozen new art installations designed by […]

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September 21, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Car Free Day is Set for Sept. 22 (VIDEO)

Are you ready to take the pledge? Car Free Day is set for Tuesday, Sept. 22nd. Find out more about Car Free Day, here. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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September 3, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Kentlands/Lakelands 5K Set for Sept. 5th (PHOTOS)

The popular Kentlands/Lakelands 5K is back for its 22nd year. The Labor Day weekend event includes a 5K Run and Walk, Kids Fun Runs, and a Post-Race Expo in Market Square Plaza, bringing thousands of participants to downtown Kentlands. The loop course, featuring water stops and live entertainment, winds through the communities of Lakelands and […]

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July 1, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Autism Speaks 5K Held July 4th in Potomac

The 15th annual Autism Speaks 5K run and 1-mile walk took place on July 4th in Potomac. Each year, this event attracts thousands of participants from around the Washington D.C. area. According to organizers, this event has raised $3 million since it began in 2000, and that’s more than any other 5K in Autism Speaks […]

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June 11, 2015 | Staff Writer

Capital Crescent Trail Work Could Impact Access

During June and July, Montgomery Parks will be making improvements to the Capital Crescent Trail that could impact accessibility and use of the trail. Tree work during June, between Dorset Avenue and Woodmont Avenue, should not limit trail access, but trail users are urged to be cautious around work areas, according to a release from […]

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