Sports notices: Runners are off to the metric races

Sports notices

October 31, 2011

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The Howard County Striders will hold their 35th annual Metric Marathon (26.2k/16.3 miles) and Metric 5k Nov. 13. The races start in Columbia Town Center at 8:15 a.m. Cost: $35 for the 26k and $30 for the 5k. Race day registration is $5 extra. Register at Email


The Draganov School of Soccer will hold a Winter Indoor 4v4 Soccer program at the Howard Community College gymnasium. The training will emphasize foot skills development. The small-sided soccer game played on a quick hard surface will help improve first touch and quick decision making under pressure. Space is limited to 18 players per age group. Go to or call 443-352-3497.

The Thunder Soccer Club is holding supplemental tryouts for its current U-7 and U-8 boys teams. Email for more information.


The regular meeting of Talkin' Baseball will be held Nov. 12 at 9 a.m. at Brighton Gardens, 7110 Minstrel Way, Columbia. Tom Flynn will discuss his book, "Baseball in Baltimore." Call 410-740-1145.


The Maryland Marvels Fall Basketball Classic for middle school age teams will be held at the Laurel Boys and Girls Club Nov. 19. Team registration is $200 for this double elimination tournament. Nov. 11 is the registration deadline. Go to or call 301-500-4612.

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