Oct. 27: The 10th Annual Heather L. Hurd 5K Spooktacular will take place at Harford Community College. On-site registration will be in the Susquehanna Center Auxiliary Gymnasium from 8 to 8:45 a.m., with the race starting at 9 a.m. A Halloween-themed activities area, for children ages 10 and younger accompanied by an adult, will be open 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. It will feature bounce houses, crafts, face painting, a costume contest, pumpkin coloring and more. Heather L. Hurd, a Harford County native, was killed in 2008 by a distracted tractor-trailer driver who was texting. Her parents established the race in 2009 to raise money for Remembrance Book Scholarships for deserving HCC students and to raise awareness of the dangers of distracted driving. To register online or donate, go to harford.edu/heather. For more details, call 443-412-2449.
Oct. 27-Nov. 2: Dove season, second split season. Check DNR website for complete regulations.
At the North Coast 12-hour run, held on the shores of Lake Erie in Cleveland, Ohio, Maria “Nica” Shields of Davidsonville again proved that age has nothing to do with achievements.
By Bob Cawood
Oct 10, 2018 at 11:45 AM
Fish for a Cure
Nov. 3: Fish4-A Cure wraps up the striped bass and white perch season with an event in Annapolis that benefits the DeCesaris Cancer Institute at Anne Arundel Medical Center. Details: fishforacure.org.
Nov. 12: Erik Zlokovitz of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources will address the Pasadena Sportfishing Group at 7:30 p.m. at Earleigh Heights VFC, 161 Ritchie Highway (Route 2), Severna Park. Doors open at 6 p.m. Free and open to the public. Details: pasadenasportfishing.com.
Dec. 11: Wayne Morgan will discuss Chesapeake Bay rockfishing at a meeting of the Pasadena Sportfishing Group at 7:30 p.m. at Earleigh Heights VFC, 161 Ritchie Highway (Route 2), Severna Park. Doors open at 6 p.m. Free and open to the public. Details: pasadenasportfishing.com.
Dec. 18-Jan. 12: Dove season, third split. Check DNR website for complete regulations.
Summer flounder season
Through Dec. 31: Sport anglers may keep up to four summer flounder per person per day, with a minimum size flattie of 16.5 inches in all Maryland state waters.
Athletes Serving Athletes pairs able-bodied athlete volunteers with disabled athletes to compete in triathlons as well as running and cycling races. The Lutherville-based nonprofit also stages its own annual event, the ASA RunFest 2018 5K/10K coming up in Hunt Valley on Saturday, Oct 13.