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2014 Run Wild in the Woods

June 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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2014 - logocircleRun Wild in the Woods: A 10k Run & 5k Run/Walk to Celebrate the Summer Solstice

Come celebrate the Summer Solstice with a 10k Run & 5k Run/Walk at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center’s beautiful Black Earth Campus.  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.

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 the Aldo Leopold Nature Center.

Registration at 9 am, Race at 10 am.
Registration Information:
Advance registration by midnight Friday, June 13 is:

  • $35 for ALNC members
  • $40 for non-members
  • $50 for non-members includes ALNC membership*
  • $20 for youth age 12-17
  • $5 discount off each registrant’s fee for groups of four or more

Registration after June 13 is an additional $10.

runners LRThe 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 (please request on or before 6/9/14 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

*ALNC Membership benefits include:

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  • 12 months of FREE admission for four people to ALNC’s new, fun and educational, interactive exhibits
  • 10% discount and advance registration on family programs and summer camps
  • Free admission to member-only events, like Fall Fest, ALNC’s autumnal celebration ($50 value)
  • Free rental of the year-round Family Trailside Backpack Program
  • 10% discount on Gift Shop purchases
  • Subscription to the Aldo Leopold Nature Center’s newsletter and e- newsletter
  • The satisfaction that you’re helping kids learn to admire, respect and understand the natural world

register here


June 21, 2014 9:00 am
June 21, 2014 12:00 pm


Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Black Earth Campus
10648 Sutcliffe Rd Black Earth, WI 53515
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