No mud too deep for the Dawgs

Belvoir Bulldogs defenders swarm a SYC ball carrier at midfield, during a cold and wet Fairfax County Youth Football League regular season 


Graves’ 24-hour access, registration

The 24-hour access at Graves Fitness Center will be functional again, Nov. 13. Patrons must register their ID cards at Graves during normal hours.

People with a previously registered ID must register again and re-register yearly. 


Turkey Trot 5K/10K

The annual Turkey Trot 5K/10K is Fort Belvoir’s premier race of the year and is Nov. 17. The race starts at 9 a.m. and ends with an awards ceremony at about 10:30 a.m., at 14th Street and Middleton Road.

Register online at https:// fitness-facilities or in person at Graves Fitness Center, the Body Shop, or Kawamura Human Performance Center.

The cost is $20 in advance and $30 on run day.

Eligible participants are active-duty Soldiers, Mobilized/ADOS National Guard/Reserve Component Soldiers, DoD civilian employees and installation visitors.

Call Graves Fitness Center at 703-806-5368 for more information. 


American Red Cross Lifeguard Class

Benyaurd Indoor Pool is offering American Red Cross Lifeguard Classes. The cost is $315, including materials. For more information, call Benyaurd Indoor Pool at 703-805-2620; or visit the aquatics page on