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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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August 7, 2016 | Staff Writer

Food, Fun, Fitness and Fundamentals at Greencastle Elementary School’s Summer Camp (VIDEO)

Greencastle Elementary School is hosting a summer camp for rising second to sixth graders in Silver Spring and the fun program includes food, fitness and academic fundamentals. The camp is made possible by a partnership between MCPS, Montgomery County’s Department of Recreation, the Montgomery County Police Department and Adventist Community Services of Greater Washington. MCPS-TV […]

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January 13, 2016 | Staff Writer

Filing Deadline Nears

The Board of Elections is reminding anyone who is planning to run for office that the deadline to file as a candidate for the 2016 Primary Election is Tuesday, February 3 at 9 p.m. Montgomery County individuals interested in running for Board of Education (Districts 2, 4, and At-Large) may file a Certificate of Candidacy […]

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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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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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March 28, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

Gaithersburg Man Runs for Young Boy With Cancer

He’s an avid runner who hits the road during racing season, running for various causes through the years. But this year, Adrian Morales of Gaithersburg was inspired by a young boy fighting for his life, and decided he wanted to do his part to give back. “I lost both my grandmothers two years ago to cancer, […]

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January 20, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Spiegel Files Paperwork for District 3 Council Seat (Photos)

Gaithersburg resident Ryan Spiegel visited the Board of Elections office on Jan. 17 to begin filing paperwork for his candidacy for the District 3 Montgomery County Council seat. Spiegel is currently a two-term Gaithersburg City Councilmember. “I am very excited to have the momentum in this race early,” Spiegel said at the BOE office on […]

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November 29, 2013 | Staff Writer

Fatal Construction Accident

Montgomery County fire rescue and police responded to a fatal construction accident on Thanksgiving Day. It happened near Poplar Run Drive in Wheaton, according to police. Police said an adult male worker was pronounced dead on the scene from a “fall.” The investigation continues. MCP on scene resd constr site near Poplar Run Dr, Wheaton. […]

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