The Marine Corps Marathon Organization (MCMO) announced that registration for the Quantico 12K is open to the public on marinemarathon.com. The Quantico 12K will run live and in-person on August 26 aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico.
This 7.46-mile run takes participants through the grounds of Officer Candidates School, offering unique access to the area where future Marine leaders train. Runners are pushed to rise to the challenge and conquer paved streets to gravely paths.
The live event marks the third qualifier for the Distinguished Participant medal. To qualify for this coveted title, runners must register and complete a live event from each of MCMO’s event weekends in 2023:
Marine Corps 17.75K on March 25;
One of the Marine Corps Historic Half events (half marathon, Semper 5ive or Devil Dog Double) on May 21;
Quantico 12K on August 26;
One of the MCM Weekend Events (Marine Corps Marathon, MCM50K or MCM10K) on October 29;
Turkey Trot 10K on November 18;
Registration for both the live and virtual Quantico 12K is $47, and open to ages 14 and up. Virtual runners will have from August 12 to 27 to complete the distance. Participants will receive the official event shirt, a spectacular finisher medal and more.
The theater department of Mountain View High School (MVHS) will bring Les Miserables – School Edition to the high school stage beginning March 24.
This week’s Manassas police Fugitive of the Week is two people who are believed responsible for the robbery of a 7-Eleven, 10200 block of Dumfries Road on November 14, 2022, where an undisclosed amount of cash and lottery tickets were taken.
After two-year hiatus, the Sentara 3D mammography van returns to communities in Northern Virginia.
Two children have been returned to their father due to the work of multiple law enforcement agencies after an abduction that occurred on Tuesday, March 21, 2023 in Stafford County.
Every Sunday from May until November, the Dale City Farmer’s Market offered to donate their leftover fresh produce to the North Virginia Food Rescue to help those struggling with hunger.
The Dale City Farmers Market has been serving its local community since 1987. It is one of the largest open-air markets in the area. Their first donation last May was over 3,300 lbs of produce. That single donation provided 2,825 meals to food insecure communities.
Since that time, they have completed 28 food donations totaling nearly 127,000 lbs taken to the food bank by Paxton Van Lines. This provided more than 105,800 fresh meals to those in need.
Miller & Smith announces Cascades at Embrey Mill, is now selling. The age qualified 55+ Active Adult community offers main level living with low- maintenance homes designed for homeowners to enjoy a carefree lifestyle in Stafford, Virginia, near Fredericksburg, Quantico and Washington, D.C. The villa style attached homes at Cascades at Embrey Mill are priced from the upper $400,000s. The Rainier plan is available with and without a walkout lower level delivering three to four bedrooms, two to three-and-a-half bathrooms and up to 2,800 square feet with a two-car front entry garage. The Rainier plan prioritizes space and flexibility via uninterrupted flow between rooms. Top wish list items such as a primary suite located on the main level, walk-in closets, and optional add-ons such as vaulted ceilings and zero entry primary showers attract prospective buyers. Other add-ons include a screened- in porch, patio and patio with screened-in porch. Buyers who need extra space can select a Rainier with a walkout lower-level plan. A community surrounded by a wealth of natural beauty, the Cascades at Embrey Mill offers residents 10 miles of trails and community gardens, pools, parks, a community café and multiple gathering spaces. An easy connection via I-95 to nearby national hotspots allows residents to live a universally fun and fulfilled life just minutes from home. Prospective buyers are encouraged to visit the newly decorated model home at 247 Smokebush Drive to see the Rainier model firsthand. Contact Debora Flora at 703-300-1333 for information.
Potomac District Community Town Hall
Potomac District community town hall-County officials and Supervisor Bailey will give important updates regarding the happenings in the district relative to transportation, social services, planning, and future projects.
Van Metre 5K Run
Calling all serious runners, occasional joggers, and weekend walkers of all levels! Participate in the 31st Annual Van Metre 5K Run supporting Children’s National Hospital–the event that goes a long way!
Date: Saturday, April 29, 2023