12th Annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot 5K Fun Run: Downtown Annapolis

DATE: Thursday, November 22nd, 2018 (Thanksgiving Day!) at 9:00am

The Fun:

Join the Fleet Feet Sports crew as we host the 12th Annual Thanksgiving Day 5K Turkey Trot . The run is a gorgeous tour of downtown Annapolis and will benefit Girls on the Run Greater Chesapeake. This event is not officially timed, but we will have a finisher’s clock at the end of the run.

Once again we will award a prize for the best turkey costume.  Are you ready to get creative?

Strollers, kids, and dogs are welcome to join in the fun!


The Course:

Our Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot will take place throughout downtown Annapolis. The run will take place on the sidewalks, but traffic will be at a minimum. The run will start and finish at Fleet Feet Annapolis’ original location at 318 6th Street in Eastport (currently Homes for America). FREE parking is available along the streets in Eastport and downtown. PLEASE plan to carpool as best you can.

You can check out the course and make yourself familiar with it here.

Port-o-potties will be available in the parking lot, along with expanded water comfort stations pre and post run. Also – Marty’s famous homemade pumpkin bread, Naval Bagels and refreshments will be provided post-run.

As in previous years, we will be separate the run into three groups for crowd control on the route.

  • 9:00am – Group 1: 8:30/min mile or faster
  • 9:03am – Group 2: 8:30/min mile – 10:00/min mile
  • 9:06am – Group 3: 10:00/min mile or slower. (Best for strollers/dogs.)

Sign up!

Registration is $35 with a t-shirt or $20 without a t-shirt. Children 12 and under are free (no t-shirt) or $15.00 with a t-shirt. T-shirts are only guaranteed to those who register online by 11:59 PM on November 4. A limited number of t-shirts will be available for $20 at packet pick-up and on the day of the run. Same day registration will be available, but lines will be very long so we highly encourage everyone to sign-up online ahead of time.

T-Shirt and Packet Pick Up:

In order to avoid long lines on the day of the run, we offer a convenient t-shirt pick up in the store November 17-21 during regular store hours. We are located at 2572 Solomon’s Island Rd, Annapolis, MD 21401 in the Annapolis Harbour Center shopping center. We highly recommend you use this option. The t-shirt line can get super crazy on Thanksgiving morning!

REGISTER HERE

Kevin Curry and Rip Esselstyn celebrate Meatless Monday in Panera Bread’s “Food Interrupted” series

Tune in to watch Kevin Curry and Rip Esselstyn show how easy it is to swap beans for beef and cook up a meatless chili for a table of hungry firemen in busy Los Angeles County. Meatless Monday is front and center in today’s “Food Interrupted” episode produced by Panera Bread to demonstrate their commitment to plant-forward and meatless meals. Kevin Curry, influencer and author of “Fit Men Cook,” hosts the series and is joined in the episode by the creator of plant-forward The Engine 2 Diet, and former fireman, Rip Esselstyn.

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Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day 2018

Trips For Kids’  second annual Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day festival took place on Saturday, October 6th at Miwok Meadows in China Camp State Park. It was a smash hit with record turn out, an abundance of smiles, and a boost of self-esteem for all those who participated. Trips for Kids Marin Ride Leaders and volunteers educated youth on bike safety and guided them through skill courses and on trail rides through the park. For some kids, it was their first-time mountain biking. All equipment was provided free of charge allowing every child an opportunity to try out a new hobby and gain confidence on a bike. The festival was part of a larger national movement created by IMBA with youth biking events across the country including fellow Trips for Kids chapters.

We can’t wait for another opportunity to host a free community event such as this. Thank you to everyone who attended, volunteered, or worked the festival making it truly special! Here are some photos from the big day.

Full gallery: http://www.tripsforkidsmarin.org/going-places-blog/

AAHP Data Summit: Making Strides Towards 2030

 

The African American Health Program (AAHP) invites you to an evening of conversation as we undertake strides towards a healthier future by 2030.  Guests will present a wealth of information highlighting the disposition of black health in Montgomery County. Please join us!

Monday, September 24th  — 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Silver Spring Civic Center, Great Hall

1 Veterans Plaza, Silver Spring, MD 20910

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Terrain Race – Washington DC – September 8th, 2018

Are you ready to conquer obstacles in Washington DC? Crawl over obstacles and through mud pits at Rosecroft Raceway. Conquer over 20 obstacles with friends for the race of your life as you compete on a 5k or 10k course.

Event details and schedule

Our races are based around a 5k structure, so you can generally expect about 3 miles of mud, walls, ropes, monkey bars, and 20+ other examples of anything we’re able to fit into the unique terrain of each venue we visit. We’re consistently striving for innovation and excitement in our obstacles, so there’s always a chance you’ll see something brand new! From the moment you step off of that start line, until you triumphantly cross the finish, we hope you’re prepared to have the time of your life among so many of your new best friends in the Terrain community.

If you’re looking for some killer endurance training, then you can pay for the Unlimted Laps and run laps all day long! Each time you cross the finish, you’ll get plenty of high fives and congratulations, in addition to a special multi-lap pin. By the end of the day, you can put all of those pins on your medal’s ribbon and proudly strut through the festival area, enjoying some delicious food and a cold beer while thinking of the immensity of the accomplishment you conquered that day.

Choose your start time and run with your friends and hundreds of others on this obstacle course!

Compete for prize money in the Competitive Wave or run leisurely with your family as you test your strength and endurance.

Get more details on our website so you’re ready to conquer YOUR terrain!

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BIKETOBERFEST 2018: FAIRFAX, CA

Thanks to all who came out to Biketoberfest 2017! We raised over $20,000 for bicycle advocacy in Marin and we also raised $1,500 for families impacted by the North Bay Fires.

Now planning begins for Biketoberfest 2018 so we will see you in October!

WHEN: Saturday, October 13, 2018 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
WHERE: FAIRFAX, CA – Birthplace of the mountain bike!
FairAnselm Plaza 765 Center Blvd. Fairfax, CA 94930 (next to Iron Springs Pub)
LIVE MUSIC: TBA

Biketoberfest Highlights…..

FREE Valet Bike Parking provided by MCBC – RIDE, DON’T DRIVE!
Benefiting the Marin County Bicycle Coalition and Access4Bikes.

Full details at http://www.biketoberfestmarin.com/

NYCRUNS Brooklyn Marathon & Half Marathon

BROOKLYN IS YOURS!

Start on Eastern Parkway near the Brooklyn Museum and take a tour through historic Brooklyn USA. The race will showcase Brooklyn neighborhoods including Prospect Heights, Crown Heights, Windsor Terrace, and Kensington and finish in iconic Prospect Park.

EXPERIENCE BROOKLYN

Start race weekend off at our expo in downtown Brooklyn where you’ll have a chance to see what Brooklyn living is all about. You can also skip the expo and have your bib and shirt mailed (or opt for the VIP experience) and enjoy Brooklyn post-race!

Register

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Family Fun & Fitness at Fit Fathers Day

Kristen and Andi from WUSA 9’s Great Day Washington discuss the overall health commitment for the whole family with Fit Father’s founder Kimatni D. Rawlins. As we honor Men’s Health Month and Father’s Day, the Fit Fathers Day event brings families together to celebrate healthy lifestyles.

On Father’s Day join us for a “fun-for-all” group exercise and health celebration with trainers Michelangelo Bance, Tiffani Jenkins, Conscious Crusade, Sofia Rodriguez (Glute Camp) and Z Sweat Dance and Fitness. Also enjoy Zumba, healthy snacks, fitness games, dynamic boxing by Coach T (Hard Training Club), an interactive playground and tunes from DJ Blinks. Win over $2,500 in prizes from Sean John, Modell’s, Thule, Yokohama, Gym Source, SoulCycle, Live Nation, Vibram, Striders and Road Runner Sports by competing in the

5th Annual “Fit Fathers Day” Celebration

Sunday, June 17th, 10am to 12pm

Silver Spring Civic Center, At Veterans Plaza
8525 Fenton Street
Silver Spring, MD 20910

RSVP @ www.FitFathersDay.com

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Bring Your Kids to Our Free Community Biking Event: Santa Venetia, CA

Kicking-off our anniversary series, this outdoor festival in China Camp State Park on Saturday, July 21, from 10 AM to 4 PM will feature youth biking activities including skills courses and mountain bike trail rides. There will be food and beverages, bike industry and community vendors, and fun for all ages. All experience levels are welcome. Meet our skilled Ride Leaders and volunteers who will provide instruction and demonstrations throughout the day.

Sat, July 21, 2018

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM PDT

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LOCATION

Miwok Meadows

Santa Venetia, CA 94901

Free! 5th Annual “Fit Fathers Day” Celebration

5th Annual “Fit Fathers Day” Celebration

Sunday, June 17th 10am to 12pm

Silver Spring Civic Center, At Veterans Plaza
8525 Fenton Street
Silver Spring, MD 20910

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– Empowering dads, father figures, families and kids –

On Father’s Day join us for a “fun-for-all” group exercise and health celebration with trainers Michelangelo Bance, Tiffani Jenkins, Conscious Crusade, Sofia Rodriguez (Glute Camp) and Z Sweat Dance and Fitness. Also enjoy Zumba, healthy snacks, fitness games, dynamic boxing by Coach T (Hard Training Club), an interactive playground and tunes from DJ Blinks. Win over $2,500 in prizes from Sean John, Modell’s, Yokohama, Vibram, Gym Source, SoulCycle, Live Nation, Striders, Thule and Road Runner Sports  by competing in the

Mr. Fit Father contest and female plank challenge.

All fitness levels and ages. Special tribute to hip hop fathers!

– Capoeira performance by RODA Movements and jump rope demo from Greenbelt SITY Stars –

*Groove & Flow yoga begins at 9:45am so please arrive by 9:30am

Special Auto Fit car show featuring active lifestyle vehicles from Mazda, Chrysler, Toyota, VW, Nissan and Kia!

 

A special thank you to Fit Fathers’ Radio One media partner known on the air as Majic, Praise and WKYS!

 


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