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Registration is Open!!

Well, it is official!  The Active Works online registration for the ThorpeWood Trails 2014 5K Fun Walk and 10K Trail Run is open.  You can register online by clicking here. We hope to make this year’s event even larger than last

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

Prepping for the Annual Trail Run/Walk

Yes, it’s that time again.  Time that planning begins for the ThorpeWood Trails 10K /5K Fun Run/Walk.  Well, to be honest, planning for the next event really begins as soon as the previous one is complete.  That’s when the discussions

Posted in 10K, 5K, EAL, Events

The Goodwill Bin

ThorpeWood, like any other non-profit, truly counts on the efforts of our friends and volunteers to step in when extra hands are needed.  Over the past year, many people have heeded our call for help with the Holiday Open House,

Posted in 10K, 5K, Holiday Open House, Trail Run, Volunteering

Head Start is Headed to ThorpeWood

We are so very excited to share with you the announcement of a fantastic new partnership between ThorpeWood and the Head Start program for Frederick County.  Over the course of 11 weeks, with one week off for Easter, ThorpeWood will

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


A quick note at the beginning of this post for those readers looking for some information on the ThorpeWood Trails Race.  We are working on the results and will have the link ready for you soon.  Check on our Facebook

Posted in 10K, 5K

Labor Day

Happy Labor Day!  Whether you think of it as a day to celebrate the labor of others, or a day to celebrate the end of summer, it is truly a day to celebrate!  At ThorpeWood, we like to think of

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

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

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