— Activities In and Around Montgomery County —

Don't know if this is something you want to do?

Maybe you simply want to observe what goes on before you commit to working an event? Contact us and we will arrange for you to work with an experienced volunteer to observe and understand what is involved in working a public service event.

Don't have a radio but want to participate?

We have appropriate equipment to provide for your use to participate in an event.

Here is a list of Public Service Events for 2023:

The list includes both events where MARC has primary communications lead and other local area events of interest.

Sunday, April 23
Pikes Peek 10K Run
Sunday, May 7
Ride to End Alzheimer's
Coordinator: TBD (HacDC Radio Club last year)
Sunday, May 7
Walk MS — Washington, DC
Coordinator: TBD
Saturday, June 10
Tour de Frederick
Coordinator: Frederick Amateur Radio Club (FARC)
Monday, July 4
Takoma Park July 4th Celebration
Friday, July 7
Damascus Days Parade
Coordinator: Damascus Emergency Communications Team (DECT)

Saturday, July 8
Celebrate Damascus Day
Coordinator: Damascus Emergency Communications Team (DECT)

Sunday, July 30
Riley's Rumble Half Marathon & 8K
Sunday, Sep 10
Parks Half Marathon
Sunday, October 8
Damascus Crop Walk
Coordinator: Damascus Emergency Communications Team (DECT)

Saturday, October 21
Georgetown Lombardi Cancer Center BellRinger Bike Ride
Coordinators: HacDC, FARC, and MARC
October 29
Marine Corps Marathon (47th MCM)
Coordinator: Marine Corps Marathon Ham Organization
click here to register

Sunday, November 5
Rockville 5K/10K

For more information on public service events, contact: