Run Wild in the Woods

Event Details

Run Wild in the Woods

Time: June 27, 2015 from 9am to 12pm
Location: Aldo Leopold Nature Center Black Earth Campus
Street: 10648 Sutcliffe Rd
City/Town: Black Earth, WI
Website or Map: http://aldoleopoldnaturecente…
Phone: 608-216-9373
Event Type: family, outdoor
Organized By: Kelley Van Egeren
Latest Activity: Apr 14, 2015

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Event Description

Come celebrate the summer season with a 10k Run & 5k Run/Walk at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center’s beautiful Black Earth Campus on Saturday, June 27th, 2015.  Test your mettle on this challenging cross country course or amble along at a leisurely pace as you enjoy spectacular scenery including, a beautiful prairie, unique rock formations and gorgeous woodlands in the heart of the Driftless Area.  In recent years, this event has grown in popularity with runners and outdoor enthusiasts alike, and this year’s race promises to be the best yet! 


Tired of running on city streets and need a “nature” fix or just craving the challenge of something new? Enlist your family, friends and colleagues and sign up now—it’s a great opportunity to support children’s environmental education programs and restoration efforts at ALNC!

Registration Information:  Advance registration by midnight Friday, June 19 is:

  • $35 for ALNC members
  • $40 for non-members
  • $50 for non-members (including ALNC membership)*
  • $20 for youth (age 12-17)

$5 discount off each registrant’s fee for groups of four or more (please contact Kelley Van Egeren at (608) 216-9373 or to register a group.)

Registration after June 19 is an additional $10.

The registration fee includes:

  • The opportunity to “Run Wild” with like-minded nature enthusiasts through the scenic trails of ALNC’s Black Earth Campus
  • Pre and post-race massage by a licensed masseuse from Symmetry in Balance
  • An ALNC collectible “Run Wild” performance t-shirt (register by 6/15/15 to be guaranteed a t-shirt)
  • A chance to win a hand-crafted, one of a kind medal—if you are fast enough!
  • Healthy post-race refreshments for all
  • A celebratory pint of Esser’s Best craft beer – for adults
  • Award ceremony immediately following the race, honoring the top three runners in male, female and youth categories with medals, gift certificates to The Shoe Box and more! All proceeds will support educational programs at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center.

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