Henrico County VA

Annual charity walk for multiple sclerosis “Walk MS” planned in Innsbrook

April 30 2016 - , 10 a.m.,
Walk MS, an annual charity walk for multiple sclerosis, will start at 10 a.m. in Innsbrook, 4200 Innslake Dr. Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. The walk started in 1988 and to date has raised more than $920 million to drive groundbreaking research, provide life-changing programs and guarantee a supportive community for those who need it most. For details, visit http://tinyurl.com/zbrodam

Third annual Movin’ & Shakin’ 5K planned in Innsbrook

April 30 2016 - To benefit the VCU Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Center, 9 a.m.,
The third annual Movin’ & Shakin’ 5K, to benefit the VCU Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Center, will start at 9 a.m. in Innsbrook, 4901 Lake Brook Dr. The course, with 5K and 1K options, is a flat road course winding through Innsbrook Office Park. All race participants will receive a commemorative race t-shirt. To register, visit http://tinyurl.com/movin-shakin2016

7th annual CASA Superhero Run planned at St. Joseph’s Villa

April 30 2016 - All participants are encouraged to run in the costume of a favorite superhero character, 9 a.m.,
The Henrico County and Chesterfield County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) organizations will hold the seventh annual Superhero Run to support local programs for abused and neglected children. The event, which includes a 5K, a Kids’ Fun Run and a post-race fair, will be held at St. Joseph’s Villa. All participants are encouraged to run in the costume of a favorite superhero character. Prizes will be awarded for the best costumes and top finishers. Activities will begin with the Kids’ Fun Run at 9 a.m., followed by the 5K race at 9:30 a.m. and a post-race fair. To register, visit http://www.casarun.com

Moody MS Athletic Golf Tournament to benefit PTA Raider Athletic Booster

May 21 2016 - Belmont Golf Course, 8 a.m., Fees vary
The Moody Middle School Athletic Golf Tournament, to benefit the Moody Middle School PTA Raider Athletic Booster, will start at 9 a.m. at Belmont Golf Course, 1600 Hilliard Rd. The cost is $75 for adults and $50 for students (under age 18) and includes 18 holes of golf and cart, light breakfast, goody bag, bag lunch and prizes for closest to pin and longest drive. The funds will help provide Moody’s thirteen athletic teams with new equipment, uniforms, first aid supplies, and field maintenance. Event will be held rain or shine unless Belmont closes the course. To register, visit http://tinyurl.com/MoodyGolfTournament

Virginia Home for Boys & Girls Youth Triathlon planned Aug. 20

August 20 2016 - Race fee donation includes race, t-shirt and post-race snacks, 6:30 a.m., Fees vary
The Virginia Home for Boys & Girls Youth Triathlon will take place Aug. 20 at VHBG, 8716 W. Broad St. Registration opens at 6:30 a.m. with the first wave (for ages 5-9) kicking off at 8 a.m. Family Fun Day activities start at 9 a.m. and include pool, bounce house, dunk tank, DJ/karaoke, bubble soccer and food trucks. An optional four-day Youth Triathlon Camp will be held Monday, Aug. 15 to Thursday, Aug. 18. All proceeds benefit the children at VHBG. Race fee donation includes race, t-shirt and post-race snacks. Presented by Endorphin Fitness. For details, visit http://www.vhbg.org/events/fundraising-events/youth-triathlon

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Walking MADD


Mothers Against Drunk Driving will present its annual Walk Like MADD 5k Dash/Walk on Apr. 16 at Dorey Park, 2999 Darbytown Road. Check-in starts at 8 a.m. with the walk beginning at 9 a.m. Walk Like MADD honors those killed or injured in impaired driving crashes. Funds raised support victim services and educational events in Virginia. > Read more.

FamFest planned for April 9


Henrico's Division of Recreation & Parks will host FamFest from 1 p.m. 4 p.m. Saturday, April 9 at Deep Run Park.

The family event will begin with a giant ball drop and will feature colossal obstacle courses and mega-moon bounces as well as family "minute to win it" games and friendly competitions. Watch as the nationally-renowned Air Elite Dunkers leap their way into spring in the gym or get your groove on with music from Trademark or the dance troupe Future Shock. > Read more.
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Weekend Top 10


Another great weekend of outdoor activities awaits you in Henrico! Walk MS, an annual charity run for multiple sclerosis, and the third annual Movin’ & Shakin’ 5K, to benefit the VCU Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Center, both take place in Innsbrook tomorrow. Another charity event, the CASA Superhero Run, will be held at St. Joseph’s Villa. On Sunday, live music can be found at Belmont Recreation Center, featuring the John Winn Quartet, and at Shady Grove United Methodist Church, where pianist Sylvia Cooper will be performing. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.






 

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