Want to start the new year off on the right foot? Head over to Fairfax State Recreation Area on Sunday, January 1 for Monroe Lake’s 4th annual First Day Trail Run and Walk at 3:30 p.m.
The event is untimed and non-competitive, with two different course distances to choose from. Runners and walkers of all fitness levels are welcome.
Pre-registration and additional event info is at http://bit.ly/firstdaytrail2017. Same-day registration will also be available from 2:15 to 3:15 p.m. The cost is $15 per person.
All registrations include a post-event hors d’oeuvres buffet at the Fourwinds Lakeside Inn (located inside Fairfax SRA) and an entry into the prize drawing.
The first 300 people who pre-register by Dec. 30 will also get a commemorative embroidered patch and a $15 gift certificate for the restaurants at the Fourwinds Lakeside Inn.
The event is co-sponsored by Monroe Lake and the Fourwinds Lakeside Inn; proceeds support programs, events, and interpretation at Monroe Lake.
Further questions about the event should be directed to Jill Vance, Monroe Lake’s Interpretive Naturalist, at [email protected] or 812-837-9967.
Fairfax SRA (stateparks.IN.gov/2954.htm) is at 9301 S. Fairfax Road, Bloomington, 47401. Entrance is free during the winter months.