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Come Bike with the Washington Redskins on Saturday!!

Come Bike with the Washington Redskins on Saturday!!

My good friends  Lorenzo Alexander and Kedric Golston are hosting their second annual Ride to Provide charity bike event on Saturday April 23rd.  Washington Redskins, Anthony Armstrong and Rocky McIntosh,  former teammates Antwaan Randle El  and Derrick Dockery are also biking to support the cause!

Day Trippin'; Where to Go, What to Do around Metro DC

Day Trippin'; Where to Go, What to Do around Metro DC

What is your idea of a perfect spring day? Sipping vino on the Potomac? Sightseeing with map in hand at historic landmarks? Riding adrenaline-pulsing roller coasters? All of these are available here in the mid-Atlantic region within an hour (or two) from home. Decide what mood you're in, fill 'er up and hit the road with a friend, alone or with the whole family in tow.

IF YOU LIKE ADVENTURE

Staying Fit Locally, Quit Making Excuses

Staying Fit Locally, Quit Making Excuses

It is predicted that, over the course of the present decade, Americans will be looking to spend less money on exercise options and a lot less time to it due to tighter budgets and hectic schedules. Combine that with a mostly unregulated commercial food industry that still relies heavily on inexpensive and low quality resources high in fat, salt and processed additives. Not enough time to move and poor food choices at the ready. This is our nation’s crisis with obesity, which is expected to climb as high as 85%, up from an already disheartening 60%. Prevention is possible, through awareness and a little creativity. While nutrition accounts largely for body fat content, exercise raises metabolism and muscle can fill up space previously occupied by fat cells. It’s a package deal. Making wholesome food choices (yes, it really is that easy—just do it) will give you energy to work burning fat.

Second Annual Springfield 15K / 5K Set for June 4

Second Annual Springfield 15K / 5K Set for June 4

The 2nd annual running of the Springfield 15K / 5K race will be held the morning of Saturday, June 4 in conjunction with the Springfield Days Festival.

For more than 20 years, Springfield Days weekend has been an annual community celebration of all that Springfield has to offer. Now this weekend also means a highlight on the racing calendar for area runners.

Mark Russell, co-owner of Metro Run & Walk, a Platinum Sponsor, is returning as race director. He envisions a growing signature event, “We think this race should be on every runner’s calendar because it combines so many great aspects: a terrific course, a stadium track finish, substantial community involvement, and a great charitable cause. Last year’s inaugural race drew 500 runners and walkers and raised more than $8,000 for local recreation and fitness programs for underserved youth. We could push 1,000 runners this year.”

Wizards to Host Viewing Parties in Northern Virginia

Wizards to Host Viewing Parties in Northern Virginia

From Monumental Sports:

WASHINGTON, D.C. –The Washington Wizards will host viewing parties on Friday February 25 to support the team as they face the Miami Heat. Although the game will tip-off at 7:00 pm, fans will have the chance to get ready for the game at Grevey’s  with happy hour specials starting at 6:00 pm. Specials include $3.50 Budweiser and Bud Light as well as the Kentucky Burger as a salute to Wizards guard John Wall.   Icons will join the viewing fun at 9:00 with $3 Michelob ultras, $5 chicken phillys and $9 Budweiser pitchers. In addition, fans will have a chance to win prizes that include tickets to a Wizards game as well as autographed jerseys.

Get Paid To Play This Summer at Rec-PAC

From Fairfax County Park Authority:

Are you looking for a fun and exciting summer job?  The Fairfax County Park Authority Rec-PAC program is looking to hire its 2011 summer staff.   Rec-PAC will feature 50 summer camp sites in Fairfax County public schools, with locations throughout the community.  There’s a good chance one of those sites is in your neighborhood. 

 

Manassas in Search of Baseball Players for Civil War Commemoration Baseball Event

Manassas in Search of Baseball Players for Civil War Commemoration Baseball Event

CIVIL WAR PERIOD BASEBALL GAME TO BE HELD in MANASSAS in JULY
Manassas in Search of Baseball Players for Civil War Commemoration Baseball Event