Wake-Up Wednesday for a run or walk with members of the Bench and Bar


Most exercise activities are more fun when you have a buddy or in a group. Stop hitting snooze, walk away from your desk, and lace up your sneakers on Wednesday, September 18th for a run or walk  with members of the Bench and Bar.  Also available on Wednesday, 15-minute online yoga, meditation, and strength training  videos that you can do in your chambers, office, or home. Let’s get moving (run, power walk, jaunt, stroll, prance, or skip) to a healthier Bench/Bar!



Anne Arundel County: Judge Crooks(CC), Judge Pamela Alban (CC), Judge Cathy Vitale (CC)

  • Location:  Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County Courthouse
  • Time:  12:15 p.m.
  • Type:  Walk

Baltimore City:  Judge Mark Scurti (DCT), Judge Shannon Avery (CC), Judge Julie Rubin (CC), Magistrate Hope Tipton (CC)

  • Location:  Intersection of Fayette & Guildford Streets
  • Time:  5:30 p.m.
  • Type:  Run with Judges Rubin, Avery and Scurti and Walk with Magistrate Tipton

Baltimore County: Judge Dennis Robinson, Jr. (CC)

  • Time:  7:30 a.m.
  • Location:  Cromwell Valley Park, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road. Participants should enter at a sign that reads: “Cromwell Valley Park, Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks, Willow Grove Farm.” After crossing a small bridge, there is a parking lot on the left.
  • Type: Walk

Carroll County: Judge Maria Oesterreicher (CC)

  • Location:  Courthouse Annex Steps
  • Time:  12:30 p.m.
  • Type:  Walk

Charles County:  Judge Donine Carrington-Martin (CC)

  • Location:  Front of the Circuit Court for Charles County
  • Time:  7:30 a.m.
  • Type: Walk

Frederick County:  Magistrate Julie Minner (CC)

  • Location:  Meet-up location:  Frederick City Talley Recreation Center, door by the amphitheater, 121 N. Bentz St., Frederick 21701
  • Time:  7:00 a.m.
  • Length of run/walk:  We will do the loop around Baker Park and Culler Lake.  The distance is between one and two miles.
  • Type:  You can run or walk.  Whatever is best for you!

Harford County:  Judge Susan Hazlett (CC)

  • Location:  Williams Street Ma and PA trail entrance
  • Time:  5:30 p.m.
  • Type:  Walk or Run

Howard County:

Judge Andrea Leahy (COSA)

  • Location: Centennial Lake in Ellicott City at Paddle Boat Dock
  • Time:  7:30 a.m.
  • Type:  Run

Judge Pamila J. Brown (DC)

  • Location:  Roger Carter Center
  • Time: 12:15
  • Type: Walk

Judge Louis Becker (CC)

  • Location:  Upper parking lot behind Howard County Circuit Court.  In front of Nippard Law building.
  • Time:  5:30 p.m.
  • Type: Walk

Montgomery County:  Magistrate Lili Khozeimeh (CC)

  • Location:  In front of the Circuit Court for Montgomery County
  • Time:  5:00 p.m.
  • Type:  Walk

Prince George’s County:

Magistrate Althea Stewart Jones (CC)

  • Location:  In front of the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County (Main Street side)
  • Time:  5:15 p.m.
  • Type:  Run-Walk

Judge Erik Nyce (DCT)

  • Location:  In front of the District Court for Prince George’s County
  • Time:  12:10 p.m.
  • Type:  Walk

More details to come!


If you have a hard time getting away from the office, you do not want to miss the launch of this online yoga tutorials that will offer breathing and guided meditation exercises, chair yoga exercises, gentle yoga and more!

Presenter:  Bridget Strama, Yoga Alliance registered teacher and trainer

Strength Training

Want to improve your overall strength but do not have a set of kettle bells, ball or band? Want to tone your biceps and triceps as you do a phone deposition? Do you think planking looks cool, but your core is like jello?  All reasons to watch these basic strength training videos that will offer you quick and effective exercises to do in your office, home gym, in front of the television during commercial breaks, or while traveling.  It only takes a few minutes each day to make positive changes in your daily routine for overall health and wellness.

Presenter: Andrew Lingelbach, Merritt Clubs ACSM Personal Trainer

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