Full Moon Trail Event @ Lewis Memorial Acres: 2.35 mile run, 6 mile mountain bike ride

posted Sep 5, 2014, 8:33 AM by slmrides
The Lewis Memorial Acres Full Moon Trail Event is a collaboration between the Lewis Memorial Acres Board of Directors and your own Central Illinois Trails Association.  Register now as riding and running spots are limited.  See below for more details and visit the registration page at: www.GetMeRegistered.com/LMAFullMoonTrailRun

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 in Springfield, IL at Lewis Memorial Acres trail on Koke Mill Road in Springfield.

2.35 Mile Fun Run at 7:00 PM
» Free! With a $15 suggested donation (through the day of the event) 

6.2 Mile Bike at 7:15 PM
» Free! With a $15 suggested donation (through the day of the event) 

The event is limited to the first 150 registered runners and the first 50 registered cyclists. Race day registration may be available if participant limit is not yet met.
Check-in and packet pick-up starts at 6:00P at the pavilon of Lewis Memorial Acres. Check-in is mandatory.

The event is FREE but a suggested donation of $15 can be made on-line via GetMeRegistered.com, at race day registration, or can be mailed to:
Lewis Memorial Acres
PO Box 9541
Springfield, IL 62791-9541
Lewis Memorial Acres Association is a non-profit organization as defined by the IRS and donations are tax-deductible.

This is an off-road 'fun' event - running OR biking in the dark.The run and bike segments will be separate but concurrent events. Runners will experience single-track dirt trails consisting of roots, rocks, sticks, bridges, benches and maybe even mud - all within Lewis Memorial Acres. Cyclists will use the same dirt trail as the runners but with an additional loop on the paved Sangamon Valley Trail. 
Start and Finish: Lewis Memoral Acres park pavilion.

The run and bike segments are separate events but happening simultaneously.
You MUST check-in before the race.
You MUST carry at least one flashlight and/or headlamp. Carrying both is recommended.
Paint and/or ribbon will be used to mark trail turns. 
Reflective gear is recommended.
A few volunteers will also assist in questionable course intersections.
Additional parking is available at the adjacent Koke Mill Christian Church.
There is a port-a-potty in the park and additional restrooms available in lobby of Koke Mill Christian Church.
This is a Fun Run and Bike. It is NOT timed. There are NO t-shirts and NO awards.
Portable music devices are not allowed for safety purposes.
Water will be available at start/finish but NOT on the course.
LMA Board or event planning committee reserves the right to cancel the event due to safety considerations.
Event updates may be available at www.facebook.com/LewisMemorialAcres.