Monroe Lake to sets 9th annual First Day run / walk on Jan. 1
Monroe Lake has scheduled its 9th annual First Day Trail Run and Walk at Fairfax State Recreation Area on Saturday, Jan. 1 at 3:30 p.m.
The event is non-competitive and offers distance options of 1.3, 2.9, and 3.7 miles. Registration is $15 per person and includes a post-event grab-and-go meal and a ticket for the prize drawing.
Advance registration is available until Dec. 30 at bit.ly/firstdayrun2022. That web location also includes course maps and additional info. The first 300 people to register will receive a $15 gift certificate for the restaurants at the Fourwinds Lakeside Inn and an embroidered iron-on commemorative patch. Participants can also register on the day of the run from 2:15 to 3:15 p.m., cash or check only.
The First Day Trail Run and Walk is co-sponsored by Monroe Lake, the Fourwinds Lakeside Inn, and the Indiana Trail Running Association. Proceeds support public events, programs, and interpretation at Monroe Lake.