Month: July 2014

Calling All Sponsors!

The ThorpeWood Trails 10K Run/5K Fun Run and Walk will be held on August 31st this year.  In this, our seventh year of this wonderful event, we are expecting the crowds to be even bigger than in the past.  We have managed to grow this event each year, and have welcomed participants from Maryland, Virginia, Read More »

“I Wanna Be in Head Start”

We like to use our Facebook page to share information about the goings on at ThorpeWood – from sharing pictures of the events we do here, to offering glimpses of nature’s wonder around the property.  And lately, we have been blessed by so many fantastic moments from our Head Start program and our other YMCA Read More »

The ThorpeWood Trails 5K/10K – It’s that time again!

We may be quite biased, but we feel that this area of Maryland is particularly beautiful.  The surrounding mountains and lush greens, babbling brooks and tranquil ponds never cease to thrill us with their natural beauty.  The surroundings are one of the reasons our 5K/10K (coming up on September 6) is so unique in the Read More »

We Have the Cure for the Summertime Blues!

Summer is well upon us.  Sure, summer technically just began on June 21; however, for anyone with children home from school for the season, summer is probably starting to feel a bit daunting right about now.  Endless hours to fill with tasks to avoid the dreaded, “I’m bored” can bring out the terror in any Read More »