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

Valley Runners

The Shenandoah Valley Runners will host the following races:

• Poker Run 5 Miler: 9:30 a.m., Saturday at Bowling Green Country Club (South), Front Royal.

• Stickman’s Tandems 5k: 9:30 a.m., Jan. 26 at Strasburg High School.