Recreation Events

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

Project Zombie
Samuels Library in Front Royal will host Project Zombie Couture from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday as part of Front Royal’s annual Zombie Walk.

People can design their own zombie look with other people’s castoffs and junk. The Zombie Walk begins at 6 p.m. at Bing Crosby Stadium.

Bark in the Park
Sky Meadows State Park in Delaplane will hold its annual Bark in the Park charity event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday during its Fall Farm Days Rest and Rejuvenation weekend to benefit the Middleburg Humane Foundation.

At noon on Saturday, people are encouraged to bring their best team and their own boards for a cornhole tournament. There will be family crafts and games on Sunday.

Members of the Humane Foundation will offer animals for adoption.  Information: www.middleburghumane.com.

There will also be the Friends of Sky Meadows 5K Trail Run/Walk, live music, food and pick-your-own pumpkin patch. Information: 540-592-3556 or www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/sky-meadows.

Care2Cure 5K

Shenandoah Valley Runners will hold its annual Care2Cure 5K starting at 9 a.m. Oct. 29 at Millbrook High School in Winchester.

Registration will be held from 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. The registration fee is $20 or $18 for SVR members, $15 for ages 14 and younger or $5 for the Kids Fun Run.
Proceeds benefit the Huntington’s Disease Society of America. Prizes awarded, free shoes. Information: Bryan Inglish at 540-533-0152 or Vern Heavner at 540-27-4331 or www.care2curehd5k.com.

Mayor-A-Thon 5K/Walk
The third annual Mayor-A-Thon 5K/Walk will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Oct. 29 at 6044 Main St., Mount Jackson. This year, proceeds will go towards the Mount Jackson Little League. Information: 459-2542.

Marine Corps Marathon
The Marine Corps Marathon Team Azalea Charities Run for Wounded Warriors will be held Oct. 30 in Arlington.

Azalea Charities is a nonprofit charity that provides comfort and relief items for U.S. service personnel at Walter Reed, Bethesday, Fisher Houses and Department of Defense and Veterans Administration Medical Centers across the globe who are sick, injured or wounded from duty in Iraq and Afghanistan. The Quality of Life Foundation also supports military service personnel injured in the line of duty.
Information: www.azaleacharities.org or email team coordinator Doug Taggart at tac@azaleacharities.com.

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