Sports

Friday, November 12, 2010

Sports

To watch

Basketball

WIZARDS Friday at 7 vs. the Charlotte Bobcats. Tuesday at 7 vs. the Toronto Raptors. Verizon Center, 601 F St. NW. 202-397-7328. www.nba.com/wizards. $10-$1,750.

Football

REDSKINS Monday at 8:30 vs. the Philadelphia Eagles. FedEx Field, 1600 FedEx Way, Landover. 301-276-6050. www.redskins.com.

HOCKEY

CAPITALS Sunday at 5 vs. the Atlanta Thrashers. Wednesday at 7 vs. the Buffalo Sabres. Verizon Center, 601 F St. NW. 202-397-7328. capitals.nhl.com. $55-$300.

ICE SKATING

THE CAPITOL CRITIQUE Sunday noon to 4:30. U.S. Figure Skating synchronized skating teams will perform. Kettler Capitals Iceplex, 627 N. Glebe Rd. Suite 800, Arlington. 571-224-0555. www.capitol-steps.org. Free.

To play

BIKING

PELOTON OF AWESOME! Saturday at 11. The ride benefits World Bicycle Relief, which works to provide bikes to people in other countries. Meet at Trail Head for Capital Crescent Trail in Georgetown. 202-378-7294. www.worldbicyclerelief.org/blog/?p=655. $20 minimum suggested donation.

HIKING

CAPITAL HIKING CLUB Hike five to nine miles in the Michaux State Forest on Saturday. 703-569-2399. 703-941-2508. www.capitalhikingclub.org.

CENTER HIKING CLUB Hike eight miles on Sugarloaf Mountain on Saturday. 301-773-7527. Hike eight miles in northern Shenandoah National Park on Saturday. 703-517-3490. Hike seven to eight miles from the Grosvenor Metro station to the Twinbrook Metro station on Sunday. 301-294-0132. www.centerhikingclub.org.

MOUNTAIN CLUB OF MARYLAND Hike seven miles around Loch Raven Reservoir on Saturday. 410-299-8833. Hike 16 miles along the Buzzard Rock Trail to Elizabeth Furnace, returning on the Sherman Gap Trail to the Massanutten East Trail on Saturday. 410-889-8225. Hike about 10 miles in the Owens Creek area of Catoctin Mountain Park on Sunday. 410-871-0066. Hike eight miles in Patapsco Valley State Park on Sunday. 410-536-5080. Hike five miles in the McKeldin area of the Patapsco Valley State Park on Wednesday. 410-730-4351. Hike seven miles in the Middle Patuxent Environmental Area on Wednesday. 410-381-5489. Hike 14.4 miles in Shenandoah National Park on Wednesday. 410-730-5957. Hike 10 miles in Baltimore on Wednesday. 410-486-8737. www.mcomd.org.

NORTHERN VIRGINIA HIKING CLUB Hike 8.7 miles in the Catoctin Mountain Park on Saturday. 301-330-1633. Hike 11 miles in northern Shenandoah National Park on Saturday. 703-944-9920. Hike five miles in Burke Lake Park on Sunday. 703-425-2820. Hike 7.2 miles in Shenandoah National Park on Sunday. 703-850-3266. www.nvhc.com.

WANDERBIRDS Hike 10 to 14 miles to Capon Furnace State Park on Sunday. 703-239-0131. www.wanderbirds.org.

RUNNING/WALKING

CAPITAL RUNNING COMPANY VETERANS DAY 10K & 2.25 MILE WALK Sunday at 8. Proceeds benefit the Paralyzed Veterans of America. West Potomac Park, Independence Avenue and Ohio Drive SW. www.runwashington.com/veterans10k. $30 for 10K, $20 for walk. No race day registration.


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