Monroe Lake will host its 9th annual First Day Trail Run and Walk at Fairfax State Recreation Area, 9801 S. Fairfax Road, Bloomington, on Saturday, January 1 at 3:30 p.m.
The event is non-competitive (untimed) and has three distance options, 1.3, 2.9, and 3.7 miles. Registration is $15 per person and includes a post-event “grab n’ go” meal and a ticket for the prize drawing.
Advance registration is available until December 30 at http://bit.ly/firstdayrun2022. The first 300 people to register in advance will also receive a $15 gift certificate for the restaurants at the Fourwinds Lakeside Inn and an embroidered, iron-on commemorative patch.
Same-day registration will be offered on January 1 from 2:15 to 3:15 p.m., cash or check only.
Course maps and additional info are available on the event website, http://bit.ly/firstdayrun2022.
The First Day Trail Run and Walk is co-sponsored by Monroe Lake, the Fourwinds Lakeside Inn, and the Indiana Trail Running Association. Proceeds support public events, programs, and interpretation at Monroe Lake.