Recreation Events

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

Lost Mountain Poetry Hike

Join the Sierra Club Potomac Region Outing Club from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday for an opportunity to recite, read or enjoy your favorite poem while enjoying the views of Lost Mountain trails at Sky Meadows State Park in Delaplane. The hike is about eight miles at moderate pace.

Information: 540-592-3556 or email SkyMeadows@dcr.virginia.gov.

Trooper Manion 5k

Shenandoah Valley Runners will sponsor the Trooper Manion Memorial 5k “Running in Memory” at 8 a.m. March 24 at Winchester Regional Airport.

Trooper Kevin Manion was killed in the line of duty while working in Clarke County. Proceeds from the race go to scholarships for local high school students interested in a career in law enforcement an well as monetary support for the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office Youth Camp. A portion of the proceeds have also been given to Grace Bible Camp in Goshen, where Manion was involved with the youth of that organization.

Information, registration:



Sky Meadows

The Sky Meadows 5k and 10k will be held at 9:30 a.m. March 25 at Turner Pond at the park in Delaplane.

Registration is $30 for the 5k and $45 for the 10k, which includes entrance to the park. Walkers, stollers and leashed pets are welcome to attend.

Packets may be picked up one hour before the race. Registration on race day will start 45 minutes before the race.