2014 Run Wild in the Woods
June 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Run 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.
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
- Please contact Kelley Van Egeren at (608) 216-9373 or firstname.lastname@example.org to register a group
Registration after June 13 is an additional $10.
- 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:
- 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