Recreation & outdoors calendar

Indoor archery

Monday, Thursday: Vingt Neuf Bowmen, 8735 Honeygo Blvd., Perry Hall, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. $5 registration. Shoot 20 yards inside Maryland State Game and Fish Protective Association hall. No crossbows. Information: Call Bob at 410-746-3424.

Upper Bay fishing

Monday, March 25: Capt. Bob Krausman will speak about fishing the Upper Chesapeake Bay at the monthly meeting of the Perry Hall chapter of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association. The event will start at 7:30 p.m. at Gunpowder VFW Post 10067, 6309 Ebenezer Road. Visitors welcome. Information: Call Joe Zinner at 410-256-5641.

Marathon registration

Wednesday, March 27: The Marine Corps Marathon, which will be run Oct. 27, in Arlington, Va., and around Washington, is opening public registration at noon at Registration for the third-largest U.S. marathon is $99. Active duty and reservists have until midnight March 24 to receive a 15 percent registration discount.


Gun and outdoor show

April 6: Baltimore County Game & Fish Protective Association will host a gun and outdoor show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on club grounds at 3400 Northwind Road, Carney. Admission $2; children under 12 free. Vendor tables $10. Information: Rick Richmond, 410-335-5994.

Turkey shoot

April 7: Baltimore County Game & Fish Protective Association will host a turkey shoot from noon to 4 p.m. on club grounds at 3400 Northwind Road, Carney. Test your skill. Prizes include turkeys, ham and bacon. Information: Greg, 410-598-4970.

SPURs 5K Run/Walk

April 7: The Hood College Athletics peer mentoring group SPURs (Students Providing Understanding and Resources) will host the 5K Run/Walk at 9 a.m. on campus in Frederick. Registration is $20. For information, go to or email

Trophy rockfish tips

April 9: Captain Greg Buckner of Miss Susie Charters will speak at the April meeting of the Northwest Chapter of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association. He discuss tips and tactics for maximizing opportunities during the spring trophy rockfish season. The meeting will be at the Patapsco Council No. 1960 Knights of Columbus Hall, 1010 Frederick Road, Catonsville. Please use the Beaumont Avenue (side) entrance. Doors open at 6:45p.m., and the meeting starts at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free, and visitors are welcome. Contact Mark DeHoff at for information.

Race for Excellence

April 27: Armed Forces Communications & Electronics Association Central Maryland 6th Annual Race For Excellence, 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run. Benefits AFCEA's Central Maryland Scholarship Fund, which provides merit-based college scholarships to local high school students. Both races start at Science Applications International Corp.'s Cyber Innovation Center at 6841 Benjamin Franklin Drive, Columbia, MD. Details:

Thompson Run/Walk

April 28: The 2nd Annual Adam Thompson 5K Run/5K Walk, 8 a.m., Harford Community College, 401 Thomas Run Road in Bel Air. The race honors the memory of a first-year Harford CC student who was killed in an automobile accident in 2011. Register at or on-site at Susquehanna Center Auxiliary Gymnasium beginning at 7 a.m. Cost: $20. Information: 443-412-2428.

Mud run

May 5: Terrapin Adventures has partnered with Playworks Baltimore to host a 5K run through the woods of Savage to benefit the nonprofit Playworks Baltimore and its effort to bring safe, meaningful play to Baltimore schools. Registration is $30 before March 15 and $40 after that date. To participate, runners must also raise a minimum of $25 for Playworks Baltimore. For information and to pre-register, go to

Md. Half Marathon

May 11: Registration is open for the fifth annual Maryland Half Marathon to benefit the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center. The race will be in the Maple Lawn community of Howard County. The cost of registration will be $75 until Jan. 31, $85 in February and $90 from March 1 to May 11. The cost of the Dozer's Kids Fun Run is $15. Register at

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