Run a 5K or 8K on beautiful autumn trails

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Run the Woods is a unique run that takes place on the trails surrounding the Easterseals Camp at Timber Pointe. The beautiful setting, right on Lake Bloomington, draws over 200 runners and is included on the Lake Run Club’s circuit. A 5K and 8K option are both offered, as well as a 1-mile hike. All runners receive a long-sleeved T-shirt and post-race pancake breakfast with registration. Enjoy the beautiful outdoors, while supporting the kids at Timber Pointe Outdoor Center. Register today!

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Fees before August 31

Adults 16 and older: $25

Children 15 and under: $15

Fees after August 31

Adults 16 and older: $30

Children 15 and under: $20

One-mile hike: Available for all ages for $20

Entry fee includes long-sleeved race shirt and pancake breakfast. Pancake breakfast only can be purchased for $5.


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Location and Packet Pickup

The Timber Pointe Outdoor Center is located at 21 Timber Pointe Lane in Hudson, Illinois.

The 1 mile hike, 5K and 8K races take place on dirt and paved roads that wind through the surrounding forests and along Lake Bloomington. The race concludes at the main lodge where racers can enjoy a pancake breakfast and awards ceremony.

Early packet pickup is available from 4-6 p.m. on October 5 at Often Running in Normal. Packet pickup is available on race day from 7:30-8:45 a.m.

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About Timber Pointe

Owned and operated by Easterseals Central Illinois, Timber Pointe Outdoor Center is the premier resource in the state of Illinois for providing specialized outdoor recreational, experiential and family programs for individuals with disabilities and illnesses in a fun, safe and accessible environment.

Timber Pointe Outdoor Center offers programs throughout the year. Summer programming, in particular, gives way to many opportunities for children and adults. Over 1,200 participants will attend on or more programs in a given summer.

These programs include Easterseals residential and day programs, Adventure Day Camp, contracted partner groups and rental groups. Whatever the need, it is said that Timber Pointe Outdoor Center is a magical place serving some of the neatest people in the world.

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About Easterseals

Easterseals provides services for children with developmental delays, disabilities, autism and other special needs. Services are designed to improve functional as well as life skills.

It has been almost 100 years since the roots of Easterseals were planted in Central Illinois. What started as a once-a-week clinic in a downtown storefront in Peoria for just a few children, has blossomed into two pediatric specialty service centers and an outdoor recreational center serving thousands of children and adults with disabilities and their families every year.

Widely recognized as a place of hope and progress, Easterseals provides a broad array of programs, services, and facilities serving people with disabilities in Central Illinois.

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