Category: Trail Run

Register Now for ThorpeWood Trails September 6

It’s that time of year again:  ThorpeWood Trails 5K Fun Walk and 10K Trail Run time!  Registration is now open on  You can register by clicking here. What makes this event so special?  Truth be told, there are lots of 5Ks and a few 10Ks to choose from in and around Frederick.  We are Read More »


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 opportunity to start over, wipe the slate clean, have a new beginning…a time to start Read More »

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 bring these groups out to ThorpeWood.  Thank you for being a part of it!  We Read More »

In View of the Finish Line!

The ThorpeWood Trail 10K/5K Run/Fun Run/Walk is just a day away.  On August 31, we will welcome you all here to the mountain to take part in our seventh running of this fantastic event.   We are getting so very excited! A few reminders:  first, this morning is the last time to register online.  Just Read More »

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 participation from last year, and we still have a bit to go to meet that Read More »

And Now, A Word About Our Sponsors

With the August 31st event date drawing ever nearer, our excitement for the 7th Annual ThorpeWood Trails event continues to grow.  We have told you how vital this event is – our only fundraiser – to our ability to continue to serve the youth of the Frederick County YMCA’s youth programs.  Money raised by this Read More »

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 host the seventh annual ThorpeWood Trails event. This means it is time to pre-register for Read More »

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 »