Recreation Calendar

The following are some of the area recreational events that are being held:

Friday is the deadline to register for the Warren County Parks and Recreation doubles disc golf tournament that begins 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Rockland Park in Front Royal.

The tournament is open to all skill levels, both men and women, over 16. The tournament fee is $15 per participant. Registration, information: Brandon Curry at 540-635-1021.

The Alzheimer’s Association will hold its Walk to End Alzheimer’s in the Northern Shenandoah Valley from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, 901 Amherst St., Winchester. Registration, information: Sonya Amartey at 703-766-9025 or samartey@alz.org.

The Young Life Warren County fourth annual 5K Run/Walk will be held starting at 9 a.m. Nov. 5 at Skyline High School in Front Royal. This year’s theme is “Faster Than a Speeding Bullet.”

Advanced registration is recommended at www.raceit.com/search/event.aspx?id=38651.
Information: younglife.warrencountyva@gmail.com.

The Winchester chapter of the Epilepsy Foundation of Virginia will hold a 5K run/walk starting at 11 a.m. Nov. 6 at the Clarke County Parks and Recreation Nature Trail.  Late registration will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Dr. Paul Lyons and Dr. Lee Selznick will be the guest speakers for the Race for Seizure Freedom.
Registration is $25 in advance or $35 the day of the race. Information: Gina Washington at 540-908-3400 or 703-349-2790 or email Gina1216@comcast.net or online at www.raceentry.com.

The Cops & Robbers Dash, to benefit the Front Royal Police Foundation, will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 5 at Eastham Park on Luray Avenue by the boat landing in Front Royal.
Information: Melissa DeDomenico-Payne at 540-841-2218 or www.runsignup.com.

Shenandoah Valley Runners will hold a Battlefield half marathon from 8 to 10 a.m. Nov. 5 at Kernstown Battlefield, 3050 Saratoga Drive, Winchester. For those not up to the 13.1 miles, relay teams can be formed.

Racers are encouraged to pick up their race packets during the Health and Wellness Expo from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 4 at the Youth Development Center. No registrations will be accepted on race day. Race day packet pick-up will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m.  Information: www.fcprdrun.wixsite.com/runatthetop/battlefield-half.

The Abrams Creek Wetlands Preserve, a 25-acre wetland and natural area, will hold a nature walk starting at 8:30 a.m. Nov. 5 at 1643 Meadow Branch Ave., Winchester. The focus will be on birds, flowers, trees and signs of fall.

Meet at the parking lot in front of Children of America on Jubal Early Drive. Information: Jim at 540-303-3982 or www.winchesterva.gov/parks.

The Loudoun 10K Trail Run will be held starting at 9 a.m. Nov. 6 at Camp Highroad, 21164 Steptoe Hill Road, Middleburg.

Runner check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. This year’s run benefits Boulder Crest Retreat, in Bluemont, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the physical, emotional, spiritual and economic wellbeing of our nation’s combat veterans and their families.

Information: www.trailrun.loudounroadrunners.org or www.active.com/middleburg-va.

Girls on the Run
The Shenandoah Valley Girls on the Run will hold a 5K starting at 9 a.m. Nov. 12 at Jim Barnett Park in Winchester.

Registration and packet pickup will begin at 7:30 a.m. at the Fireman’s shelter. Discounted entry fees available through Nov. 5.

Other activities include Happy Hair stations, face painting, photo opportunities and music. Volunteers needed. Information, registration: www.girlsontherunsv.org or info@girlsontherunsv.org.