Check out the latest newsletter. Be sure to mark your calendars with all the great events we have lined up this summer. Learn more about the benefits of volunteering and reconnecting with your community. For the full digital version click here.
Join us on July 8th for the 8th annual Tour des Lakes bike ride. A leisurely bike ride around 8 beautiful lakes in Kosciusko County. There are three route options: 25K, 50K and 100K. There will also be a family friendly Tour des Parks and professional BMX shows. Everything starts and ends at the Syracuse Community Center. For more information and to register go to www.tourdeslakes.com
Welcome Spring on the trails! We will be having our 3rd annual Tails and Trails community dog walk on Saturday April 22nd from 3-5pm. We will meet at the Syracuse Community Center and walk the 5 mile Syracuse Lake Loop. There will be snacks for dogs and humans, plus a raffle when we return. Bring a dog or play with those brought by others. Cost is $5 per dog till April 19th ($8 per dog thereafter). To register contact Megan McClellan on her cell phone at (513)835-5631 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This Spring the trails will be hosting a class where you can learn to run even if you have always been a couch potato. This 9-week course will meet each Tuesday at 5:15 starting April 11th to go over tips and tricks and then do a group walk/ run for 20 minutes. You start slow (mainly walking) and work your way up to, at the end of the 9 weeks, being able to run for 20 minutes straight. Cost is $45 for the 9 weeks. To register contact Megan McClellan on her cell phone at (513)835-5631 or via e-mail at: email@example.com.
Don’t miss out on all the fun we have coming up this winter! The first event you’ll want to check out is the Winter Carnival in Syracuse, Indiana on January 28, 2017. To participate in the Winter Warm Up 5k, you will need to register the day of as we have now removed our online registration. Click here for a downloadable map of the route for the 5k. Check back for more winter events we will be adding in the coming month to our Events page and calendar.
The Laudeman Family Foundation has generously offered to match all individual contributions this Holiday Season up to $40,000. Donate NOW to double your impact for the trail. Your $150 contribution is worth $300 towards a more connected community through safe, multi-use trails. Thank you!
We have received a preliminary estimate for the cost to construct a nearly one-mile long trail segment that will include a boardwalk across the Conklin Bay wetlands and a trail parallel to SR 13, to Grandview Drive. *$1.7 million*.
For more information see this Inkfree Press article.