Monthly Archives: August 2013

Some Information For Race Day

Well, the time has finally arrived.  The Trail Run is this Sunday, September 1st – if we have a serious downpour that doesn’t seem to be going away, the race will be postponed until the next morning, Monday, September 2nd. 

Posted in 10K, 5K, Trail Run

Swing Your Partner – It’s A Barn Dance!

Mark your calendars, friends!  On October 11th, we are hosting a Barn Dance.  The second annual Barn Dance to be accurate.  Last year’s event was so much fun, we decided to do it again.  The Speakeasy Boys will be here

Posted in 10K, 5K, Barn Dance, EAL, Trail Run

A Race With Many Winners

In just over a week, the sixth annual ThorpeWood Trails 5K Fun Walk/10K Run will be just a memory.  We have had such wonderful participation so far – our registrations on are reaching new heights every day – but

Posted in 10K, 5K, EAL, Trail Run

School Bells Ring Again

Today is the first day of school for students across Frederick County.  We couldn’t help feeling a bit nostalgic today, here at ThorpeWood, for the friends that we spent our summer with.  We met, bonded, and shared memorable experiences with

Posted in EAL

Volunteering at ThorpeWood

Inspiration.  Dedication.  Giving. Inspiration that leads to a dedication to giving. We are talking today about volunteers.  Every non-profit needs and depends on them.  Non-profits are historically understaffed but determined to serve their community and mission.  ThorpeWood is no exception

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A Behind the Scenes Look at the ThorpeWood Trails 5K/10K Trail Run

In just under three weeks, on September 1st, we will be having our sixth annual ThorpeWood Trails 5K/10K Trail Run. It is hard to believe that we have been doing this for six years! This trail event is one of

Posted in 10K, 5K, Trail Run

ThorpeWood As A Classroom

On this blog, we’ve talked about the many ways that the glorious property of ThorpeWood has been used by our community  — as a natural playground for children, an elegant wedding site for couples, and this past week, as a

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Star Gazing

Star gazing.  It is something that many DC/Baltimore area residents have to forego, the light from these major metropolitan cities, and the countless smaller cities and towns that surround them, can make true star gazing almost an impossibility in certain

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Fly Fishing

At ThorpeWood, our mission is to provide the bounty of our natural resources to other non-profits and organizations, so that they might experience the wonder and beauty of spending time in nature. We work to achieve our mission in many

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