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 

Turkey Trot 5K/10K

The annual Turkey Trot 5K/10K is Fort Belvoir’s premier race of the year and is Saturday.

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 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. 

In Progress

Graves’ 24-hour access, registration

The 24-hour access at Graves Fitness Center is functioning again.

Patrons must register their ID cards at Graves during normal hours. People with a previously registered ID must register again and re-register yearly. 

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

Associate golf passes available

Fort Belvoir Golf Club offers the chance to become affiliated with the “Flagship Golf Facility” of the U.S. Army through the Associate Pass Holder program. It is a great way to get many of the benefits of being a member of a golf club, without the upfront costs involved.

The annual fee of $120 includes no initiation fees; no food and beverage minimums; annual gate pass; priority tee times and participation in member events. For information, call the Golf Club at 703-806-5878. 

Personal Training

Sports and Fitness offers weight management, high-intensity strength conditioning, and functional training programs at Kawamura Human Performance Center. They offer exercise prescriptions, body-composition assessments, micro-fit assessments, functional movement system screens, and muscular endurance tests. They also offer competitive rates for solo or group sessions.

Prices are available online at or call Kawamura Human Performance Center at 703-806-4430.