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August 11, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 11, in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 11, in Montgomery County: 1. Fair Day: The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair opens at 3 p.m. at the fairgrounds in Gaithersburg. Check out our Weekend Planner for more events happening around the county.   2. On Your Mark: Now is the time to register for the 24th […]

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September 4, 2015 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, September 4 – September 6 (VIDEO)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, September 4 Kick your weekend off with Yoga at Rockville Town Square hosted by Gold’s Gym from 7 to 8 a.m. Pick up a free green juice from Dawson’s Market following the workout. Check out “Grown Down Playground Art” for an interactive exhibit […]

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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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September 1, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 1, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Sept. 1, in Montgomery County: 1. Construction work will close portions of the trails around the Croydon Creek Nature Center at 852 Avery Road in Rockville beginning today. 2. A street party commemorating the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina takes place from noon – 3 p.m. today […]

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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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April 21, 2015 | Sonya Burke

African American Health Program Community Day (VIDEO)

Several Montgomery County officials attended the 2nd annual AAHP Community Day on April 18 in Silver Spring. Find out more about the event in this video:

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October 8, 2014 | Sonya Burke

photo Clopper Lake

5K Run for the Bay

What could be better than a run in the park? How about a run that benefits the waters of the Chesapeake Bay watershed? The Chesapeake Bay Trust is hosting a 5K for the Bay on October 25th at Seneca Creek State Park, 11950 Clopper Road, in Gaithersburg. Participants will enjoy a 3.1 mile run/walk along […]

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May 19, 2014 | Staff Writer

Takoma Park 5K Challenge (Video)

The fifth annual Takoma Park safe routes to schools 5K challenge was another success. Take a look at some of the scenes from the race.

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October 2, 2013 | Staff Writer

Register Now for Popular Gaithersburg 5K

Registration for the “Run Under the Lights 2013” is currently open. This popular event typically sells out quickly. “Run Under The Lights” is a 5K run/walk through Gaithersburg’s Winter Lights Festival in Seneca Creek Park scheduled for Nov. 23. Winter Lights features more than 380 illuminated vignettes and 65 animated displays. The event is co-sponsored […]

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August 31, 2013 | Sonya Burke

Kentlands-Lakelands 5K Recap (Photos)

The Kentlands-Lakelands 5K has grown into the largest race in Montgomery County and on Aug. 31 it’s popularity was on full display with 1,233 participants registered for the 5K and 350 kids taking part in the event’s fun runs. “It was a great day,” said Carrie Dietz, director of the Kentlands Community Foundation (KCF), a […]

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