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Combatives tournament
Service members are invited to compete in the 2012 Military District of Washington Combatives Tournament on May 22 and 23 at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va.

For Soldiers, this competition is a qualifier for the Army Championships as part of the MDW team.

To register or for more information, call Billy Cooke at 703-806-5167.

Mullins Field closure
Mullins Field will close May 28 through June 11 to resurface the track.

Joint Service Installation Run
Headquarters Command Battalion will host a Joint Service Installation Run on Friday from 6:30 to 8 a.m. at McGlachlin Parade Field.

Partner organizations, civilians and guests are welcome to participate in the three-mile "Resiliency Run."

For more information, call 301-677-4719 or 301-677-5153.

Patriot Pride runs
The installation's annual run series continues with the Patriot Pride 10K Relay and One-Mile Walk on Saturday beginning at 8 a.m. at Murphy Field House.

A team of two runners can each run 5 kilometers for the relay, or a single person can run the entire 10 kilometers.

The pre-registration cost for individuals is $15. Cost on the day of the run is $25.

The pre-registration cost for groups of seven to 10 is $85. The pre-registration cost is $40 for a family of three to six people. On the day of the event, the cost is $60 per family.

All pre-registered runners will receive a T-shirt.

The next run will be the Summer Sizzler 5K Run and One-Mile Walk on June 16 at Constitution Park.

For more information, call 301-677-7916.

Armed Forces Kids Run
America's Armed Forces Kids Run will be held June 9 at 9 a.m. in the parking lot behind 2234 Huber Road.

The run, billed as the "world's largest children's running event," is open to ages 5 to 13.

Cost is free; each youth participant will receive a T-shirt.

Register online at americaskidsrun.org.

For more information, call 301-677-1179.

Team River Runner
The Fort Meade chapter of Team River Runner meets the first and third Thursday of the month from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Gaffney Fitness Center indoor pool. The next meeting is today.

The program -- open to active-duty Soldiers and retirees with an injury or disability during service -- aims to help individuals find health, healing and new challenges through white water boating and other paddling sports.

For more information, call 570-236-7927 or email jonathan.forte@va.gov.

Youth tennis
The Child, Youth and School Service's SKIES program is offering youth tennis lessons on Mondays and Wednesdays through May 16.

Ages 5 to 7 will meet 4 to 4:45 p.m.; ages 8 to 10 will meet 5 to 6 p.m.; and ages 11 to 17 will meet 6 to 7 p.m.

The session costs $75.

For more information, call 301-677-1105 or 301-677-1156.

Cost is $55 for ages 5 to 8 and $65 for ages 9 and older.

For more information, call 301-677-1149.

Fall sports
Fall sports registration is under way at Parent Central Services, 1900 Reece Road.

Youth sports are available for ages 3 to 18 years old. Fall sports include cheerleading, football and soccer.

Participants ages 9 and older are encouraged to register as early as possible, especially those interested in tackle football.

For more information or to coach, call 301-677-1156 or 301-677-1149.

For more Fort Meade sports, visit www.quickscores.com/ftmeadesports.

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