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Sports notices: See the holiday lights in Hampden

Submitting sports notices

The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. Monday. We prefer email (howardcountysports@patuxent.com). Questions? Call 410-332-6578.

Volksmarch

Baltimore Walking Club is sponsoring a volksmarch Dec. 30 through historic Hampden, the light displays on 34th Street and surrounding neighborhoods and Roland Park. The event is open to the public and free without AVA credit. AVA credit is available for $3. The start point is 711 W. 40th Street at The Rotunda, near the food court between 4 and 6 p.m. A flashlight is recommended for parts of the walk and the walk must be completed by 9 p.m. There will be both 5k and 10k trails. Email suethewalker@verizon.com or call 410-252-3165.

Running

A new youth distance indoor training group will meet most Saturdays in January, February and March at the Meadowbrook Park indoor facility. Cost: $50. Sign up at activenet12.active.com/howardcounty/servlet/registrationmain.sdi?source=adet.sdi&activity%09_id=16005.

The Mid-Maryland 50k and five-person relay (five 10k loops) will be held at Rockburn Branch Park, Feb. 11. Register at http://www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=2000598.

Northfield Elementary School's Roadrunner 5k and Fun Run will be held March 24 at 9 a.m. Registration forms are available at http://www.northfieldpta.org.

Baseball

The regular meeting of Talkin' Baseball will take place Jan. 14 at 9 a.m. at Brighton Gardens, 7110 Minstrel Way, Columbia. Bob Luke will discuss his book, "The Most Famous Woman in Baseball: Effa Manley and the Negro Leagues." Everyone is welcome.

Classes for anyone interested in umpiring youth baseball in the Baltimore-Washington area will begin Jan. 30. This is a great opportunity to earn part-time income. Call 410-916-5655 or 301-776-9933 (evenings).

CCBC Catonsville is accepting applications for its winter baseball camps, which are designed for athletes ages 8-18. Each participant should bring a glove, bat, soft soled tennis shoes and any personal equipment labeled with their name. Go to http://www.ccbcmd.edu/athletics/cat/basebcamp.html or call 443-840-4197.

The 2012 Tigers U-19 travel team have a few positions available on the roster. The team will compete in five weekend tournaments in June and July. Email bbtigers@yahoo.com or call 410-719-1077.

Softball

The Terror Fastpitch program is holding pitching and catching clinics on Sundays. The catching clinics are Jan. 8-29; the pitching clinics are Feb. 5-March 25. Go to www.terrorfastpitch.org.

The Maryland Stars offer 10-U, 12-U, 14-U, 16-U and 18-U teams and play at the highest level of select softball in the area. Learn more at http://www.marylandstars.org or by emailing glen.warholic@gmail.com.

Sports

The Dancel Y of Central Maryland offers a wide variety of sports and activities for all ages. Call 410-465-4334 or register online at ymaryland.org.

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