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And Now, a Word About Our Sponsors

September 6 is fast approaching, and we could not be more excited about this year’s ThorpeWood Trails 5K Walk/10K Run.  This little beauty you see on the left is a picture of the front design for our shirts this year.

Posted in 10K, 5K, Events, Head Start, Nature Preserve, Trail Run

Weddings, Weddings, Weddings

While Summer has traditionally held the spot as top wedding season, around here, that honor goes to the Fall. With the passing of Labor Day weekend (the widely considered end of Summer) Mountain Memories at ThorpeWood’s busiest season begins. We

Posted in Events, Nature Preserve, Weddings

Looking Through Another Lens

The pictures in this blog post are from the Bambeco blog. You know the feeling you get when you overhear someone speaking about you?  Or read an opinion of you that someone else has written and shared?  It is that

Posted in EAL, Events, Head Start, Meetings, Nature Preserve, Weddings

Resolutions

It’s the start of another year, and our thoughts naturally turn to fortifying our resolve to make this year better than the last.  It’s the natural process of thought as we close-out one year and move onto the next:  an

Posted in 10K, 5K, Barn Dance, EAL, Head Start, Holiday Open House, Meetings, Nature Preserve, Trail Run, Weddings

The ThorpeWood Tree

We are getting closer and closer to the day that we cut down the tree that will adorn our Lodge for the Open House.  The picture you see is our tree as it exists now, growing in the wild!  Isn’t

Posted in Events, Holiday Open House, Nature Preserve

Things That Make Frederick the Best

It seems like Frederick has appeared on a lot of “Best Places” lists over the past few years.  Recently, it made Movoto’s list of the 10 Best Counties in America, and if you live here or have ever visited, you

Posted in Barn Dance, EAL, Events, Meetings, Nature Preserve

Barn Dance!

Yes!  The time has come again for the ThorpeWood Barn Dance. This year it will be on September 26th from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. The band Strings on Wings will be providing the music, and light snacks and hot

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Race Results!

Thanks to everyone who made our 7th Annual ThorpeWood Trails 10K Run/5K Run/Walk such a success!  We had 182 participants this year who came out to support the youth programs of the Frederick YMCA. We raised about $2500 to help

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Less Than Two Weeks

Yes, you read that correctly! There are less than two weeks to go until the 7th Annual ThorpeWood Trails 10K/5K Run/Walk to support the YMCA’s youth program use of ThorpeWood and its programming.  We are really hoping to increase our

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Supporting the Children of the Frederick YMCA

It’s August, and although we also have spent time lamenting how quickly the summer has passed,  August’s arrival means one thing around here:  the ThorpeWood Trails 10K Run/5K Fun Run/Walk is almost upon us!  Yes, on August 31st, we will

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