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April 19, 2007|By [ASHLIE BAYLOR]

Bike for autism

The lowdown -- Bike ride with the Kennedy Krieger Institute as it hosts ROAR! (Ride On for Autism Research). The event has three bike routes: 25-mile, 10-mile and youth fun ride. There will also be hiking trails and other entertainment.

If you go -- Check-in and registration start at 7 a.m. Sunday at Oregon Ridge Park, 13401 Beaver Dam Road in Cockeysville. Registration is $25 for adults and $5 for children 12 and younger in advance and $30 for adults on event day. Call 410-923-7300 or go to

Bay Day

The lowdown -- On Saturday, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum will host the first Bay Day environmental festival, including the first Bridge-to-Bridge Half-Marathon and 5K. There will also be a presentation of Al Gore's An Inconvenient Truth, a ribbon-cutting for the Chesapeake Bay Gateway Network's Welcome Center and a 1-mile fun run.

If you go -- The half-marathon will kick off at 8 a.m., and the 5K and 1-miler at 8:30 a.m. Bay Day will take place 10 a.m.-4 p.m. rain or shine. Both events will take place at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot St. in St. Michaels on Saturday. Registration is $35 for the half-marathon, $15 for the 5K, and $10 for the 1-mile fun run. To register, go to Museum admission is $13 for adults, $5 for kids 6-17, and free for ages younger than 6. For more information, call 410-745-2916 or go to

Event for victims

The lowdown -- Walk or run for victims of crime. Join the Baltimore state's attorney's office as it hosts the seventh annual 5K Victims' Fund Run/Walk and 1-Mile Walk. The money raised will go to the emergency fund for victims, which covers such things as emergency medical care and broken windows and locks.

If you go -- The event starts at 9 a.m. Saturday at Patterson Park, 27 S. Patterson Park Ave. Registration is $20 before tomorrow and $25 on Saturday. To register and for more information, call 410-396-1897.

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