Sports

Badminton

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BELTSVILLE CLUB plays Sundays. 301-937-6613.

D.C. CLUB plays Thursdays at St. Alban's School, Washington. 202-776-7707.

Boating/Sailing

BOAT SMART classes with Potomac River Power Squadron, Sunday and Oct. 31 in Lanham. 202-526-0289.

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U.S. COAST GUARD AUXILIARIES and U.S. Power Squadrons offer power and sail courses. 800-336-2628; in Virginia, 800-245-2628.

Curling

POTOMAC CURLING CLUB open house, Saturday-Sunday 1 to 5 in Laurel. 301-362-1116.

Football

MEN'S AND COED leagues need players and teams. 703-851-3332.

Hiking/Camping

Trips

APPALACHIAN MOUNTAIN CLUB -- Tape: 202-298-1488.

CAPITAL CLUB -- Saturday, to Tuscarora Trail ($18); 703-660-0840 or 301-530-8633. Bus for most trips leaves 16th and I NW at 8 a.m. with suburban stops.

CENTER CLUB -- Saturday, to Harpers Ferry; 703-451-1341. Saturday, to Hoover Camp; 301-572-6951 or 703-931-2526. Sunday, to Patuxent Branch Trail; 202-829-7749. Sunday, to Capital Crescent Trail; 703-517-3490.

MOUNTAIN CLUB OF MARYLAND -- Saturday, to Veach Gap-Sherman Gap; 410-285-0363.

NORTHERN VIRGINIA CLUB -- Saturday, in Philadelphia. Sunday, to Habron Gap. Sunday, to Burke Lake Park. Activities tape: 703-440-1805.

POTOMAC APPALACHIAN TRAIL CLUB -- Tape: 703-242-0965.

SIERRA CLUB -- Saturday, to Lake Needwood. Saturday, to Rolling Ridge Foundation. Activities tape: 202-547-2326.

WANDERBIRDS -- Sunday, to Big Meadows ($18); 301-774-6425. Bus for most trips leaves 17th and K at 8 a.m. with suburban stops.

Ice Hockey

WASHINGTON WOLVES women's team needs players. 800-514-1240.

Motorcycles

BENEFIT RIDE -- Sunday at 10, to provide toys for the children of Kennedy Krieger Institute; start from Harley Davidson, 8845 Pulaski Hwy., Baltimore. 410-777-2097.

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MOTORCYCLE SAFETY FOUNDATION offers beginner and advanced rider courses. 800-833-3995 or 800-446-9227.

Orienteering

QUANTICO CLUB event, Oct. 22 at Wheaton Regional Park; start noon to 2. 703-528-4636.

Petanque

NATIONAL CAPITAL club plays at Highlands Park, Arlington. 703-685-7559.

LA JOYEUSE BOULE plays at Carderock Park, Bethesda. 301-320-3174.

Roller Skating

WASHINGTON AREA ROLLERSKATERS has clinics and group skates. 202-466-5005.

Rugby

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D.C. YOUTH ASSOCIATION plays in D.C. 202-544-7927.

FREDERICK CLUB practices in Frederick. 301-662-2599.

MARYLAND EXILES plays in Maryland. 301-652-7842.

MARYLAND STINGERS women's club plays in Hyattsville. 301-652-7842 or 703-837-0802.

NOVA CLUB practices in Falls Church. 703-715-6682 or 703-836-7175.

NOVA WOMEN'S CLUB practices Tuesdays and Thursdays. 703-715-6888.

POTOMAC A.C. CLUB plays in Washington. 202-659-9414.

POLTROONS INTERNATIONAL RFC needs 35+ players. 202-244-9412.

ROCKY GORGE CLUB practices in Laurel. 410-234-9713.

WASHINGTON CLUB practices and plays in Washington. 703-323-5634.

WASHINGTON RENEGADES plays weekly. 202-225-5706.

WASHINGTON WOMEN'S club practices near Brookland Metro. 301-699-5955 or 301-577-7317.

WEST POTOMAC club practices on Capitol Hill. 202-236-3548.

WILD GEESE needs players 35+. 202-237-6322.

Running/Walking

FREEDOM WALK FESTIVAL -- Friday-Sunday, volksmarch-style events in Washington, sponsored by the Reserve Officers Association. 800-809-9448.

SELF-TRANSCENDENCE 2-MILE -- Saturday at 8 in Rock Creek Park. 202-363-4797.

MAKE A DIFFERENCE 5K -- Saturday at 8 at Tucker Road Community Center, Fort Washington. 301-203-6000.

CRIME VICTIMS FUND 5K/1-MILE -- Saturday at 9 at Watkins Park, Upper Marlboro. 301-952-3801.

AIDS WALK WASHINGTON -- Saturday at 9 at Freedom Plaza, to benefit the Whitman-Walker Clinic. 202-332-9255.

MCRRC CANDY CANE 8K -- Saturday at 9 in Chevy Chase. 301-353-0200.

JOHN SARVEY 5K -- Saturday at 11 in Silver Spring. 301-384-6672.

POUND/PEDAL PANT DUATHLON -- Sunday at 7:30 in Hartwood, Va.; 3-mile run, 17-mile bike, 3-mile run. 540-775-4952.

TRICK OR TROT 5K -- Sunday at 8:30 at Arlington YMCA. 703-525-5420.

WITCHY WOMAN 5K -- Oct. 30 at 8:30 at Historic Long Branch, Millwood, Va. 540-636-7785.

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GOBLIN GALLOP 5K -- Oct. 31 at 9 at Fair Lakes Shopping Center; 1K at 8:30. A benefit for the John Quadrino Foundation for ChildrenWith Cancer. 703-536-2027.

MCRRC HALLOWEEN YOUNG RUN -- Nov. 7 at 9 in Rockville, for ages 18 and under. 202-353-0200.

EDGEMOOR CLASSIC 5K -- Nov. 7 at 8 at Bethesda Elementary School. 301-652-3721.

MARATHON IN THE PARKS -- Nov. 14 at 7, Rockville to Bethesda. 301-353-0200.

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ACHILLES TRACK CLUB has program for physically challenged athletes at Gaithersburg High. 301-530-2889.

AMERICAN RUNNING AND Fitness Association -- 301-913-9517.

ANNAPOLIS STRIDERS -- SASE to Box 187, Annapolis, MD 21404. 410-268-1165.

CAPITOL HILL RUNNERS -- 301-283-0821.

CARROLL CREEK PACERS -- SASE to CCPRC, Frederick County YMCA, 1000 N. Market St., Frederick, MD 21701. 301-663-5131.

D.C. FRONT RUNNERS -- 202-628-3223.

D.C. ROAD RUNNERS CLUB -- SASE to DCRRC, P.O. Box 1352, Arlington, VA 22210. 703-241-0395.

EASTERN MARKET RUNNERS meets at Capitol East Natatorium. 202-543-9397.

FREDERICK STEEPLECHASERS -- SASE to P.O. Box 681, Frederick, MD 21705. 301-371-7675.

GNATS RUNNING CLUB -- SASE to 7507 Overlook Ct., Oxon Hill, MD 20745. 301-839-7957.

HOWARD COUNTY STRIDERS -- 410-964-1998.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY RRC -- P.O. Box 1703, Rockville, MD 20850. 301-353-0200.

NORTHERN VIRGINIA RUNNING Club -- SASE to 4001 N. Ninth St., Apt. 1901, Arlington, VA 22203.

POTOMAC VALLEY TRACK CLUB -- SASE to 3140-D West Springs Dr., Ellicott City, MD 21043-3261. 703-671-2520.

PRINCE GEORGE'S RC -- SASE to PGRC, P.O Box 877, Greenbelt, MD 20768. 301-927-1924 or 301-982-2457.

RESTON RUNNERS -- SASE to P.O. Box 2924, Reston, VA 22090. 703-437-3668.

RIDGE RUNNERS -- SASE to 12350 Oakwood Dr., Lake Ridge, VA 22192. 703-491-2154, Ext. 113.

SHENANDOAH VALLEY RUNNERS -- SASE to 3916 Old Charles Town Rd., Berryville, VA 22611. 540-955-3185.

WASHINGTON RUNNING CLUB -- SASE to P.O. Box 545, McLean, VA 22101. 703-536-7764.

WASHINGTON RUNHERS -- SASE to P.O. Box 5622, Arlington, VA 22205.

Soccer

MONTGOMERY MEN'S 55+ team needs players. 301-530-8790.

Skiing

SKI SWAP -- Sunday 9 to 3, buy and sell used ski, snowboard and skate equipment and accessories. Sponsored by the Ski Liberty Ski Patrol outside the Ski Center, 49th and Massachusetts NW. 703-671-5070.

Table Tennis

MARYLAND TABLE TENNIS Center has daily play in Gaithersburg. 301-519-8580.