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7th Annual First Day Trail Run and Walk
Start Date: 1/1/2020Start Time: 3:30 PM
End Date: 1/1/2020End Time: 5:30 PM
Event Description:

Registration/Check-In at Bay View Shelter (Fairfax State Recreation Area): 2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Run/Walk Start Time: 3:30 p.m.

This is an untimed, non-competitive run/walk. Choose from a 3.7 mile or 1.3 mile course.

Advance Registration is $15 – Deadline is December 30
  • Advance registration is ONLINE only at http://bit.ly/firstdaytrail2020
  • Advance registration includes the post-event appetizer buffet at the Fourwinds Lakeside Inn (located inside Fairfax SRA).
  • First 300 people to ADVANCE register receive a commemorative patch AND a $15 gift certificate for the restaurants at the Fourwinds Lakeside Inn.
Same-day registration is $15 (cash/check only)
  • Same-day registration includes the post-event appetizer buffet at the Fourwinds Lakeside Inn (located inside Fairfax SRA).
Post-event drawing! All attendees get a ticket for the prize drawing, which includes prizes from the Fourwinds Lakeside Inn and Marina, race entries from Indiana Trail Running, and a 2020 Indiana State Parks Annual Entrance Permit.

Special note for leisurely walkers: If you choose the longer course, please be aware that the courses officially close 90 minutes after the start and the appetizer buffet in the Fourwinds shuts down at 5:30 p.m.

Course Maps
3.7 mile course: https://connect.garmin.com/modern/course/16519698 
1.3 mile course: https://connect.garmin.com/modern/course/16519720

We do allow dogs to participate in this event. They must be on a leash of 6' or less at all times, and we ask that you begin the run/walk at the back of the group. Dogs are not permitted inside the Fourwinds Lakeside Inn (where the post-event buffet and prize drawing are held).

Questions? Contact the Paynetown Activity Center on Monroe Lake at 812-837-9967 or email Jill Vance at jvance@dnr.IN.gov.

This event is co-sponsored by Monroe Lake (an Indiana State Park), the Fourwinds Lakeside Inn and Marina, and the Indiana Trail Running Association. Proceeds support public events, programs, and interpretation at Monroe Lake.
Location Information:
Monroe Lake
4850 S. State Road 446
Bloomington, IN 47401
Monroe

Monroe Lake - Fairfax State Recreation Area
8878 S. Fairfax Road
Bloomington, IN 47401
Monroe
Contact Information:
Name: Paynetown Activity Center
Phone: 8128379967
Email: jvance@dnr.IN.gov
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