ABC Run/Walk #153 to benefit Sugar Grove Nature Center
will be 9:00 a.m., Saturday, February 1, at Sugar Grove Nature Center (doors open at 8:30).
This event is free, with the opportunity for a free-will donation to Sugar Grove Nature Center. Donations will go towards children's programs.
Donations of any amount are welcome. If you contribute $25 or more and sign a membership form, you will receive a membership to Sugar Grove Nature Center.
Come out to enjoy a winter wonderland by running, walking, XC skiing, or snow-shoeing. Angela Funk, the director of the nature center, will make sure we have a variety of beverages and treats to enjoy. Meg will bring her signature coffee cake. Bring something to share if you wish.
Course options include a 7 mile road course or a 5 mile trail course (or any distance you like).Directions from Bloomington, IL:
Take I-55 South (toward St. Louis).
Take the Shirley exit (the first exit) #154.
Turn right at the top of the off-ramp, on County Road 34.
Turn left at the T-intersection onto Old Route 66.
Proceed approximately 4.5 miles to Funks Grove Road. Turn right.
Proceed over railroad tracks, and take the first left.
At this point, there will be signs for Sugar Grove Nature Center. Follow this road.
At the Dead End sign, continue straight.
The road will open up to prairie and you will see the nature center buildings on your right.
When you come to the gravel lane, turn right, and proceed to the parking lot.