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5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in Illinois

5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in Illinois
Nothing beats running on a nature trail through wilderness. Illinois offers hundreds of running trails, all of which boast scenic views around every…
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5 Energizing Hikes in Illinois

5 Energizing Hikes in Illinois
Working out at the gym can get mundane for outdoor enthusiasts, so many decide to pursue invigorating hikes in nature. From rock formations to scenic…
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Start Your Trek: 10 Best Hiking Retailers in Illinois

Start Your Trek: 10 Best Hiking Retailers in Illinois
Before undertaking any hiking trip, one must be equipped with all of the proper equipment. From the right boots, the right layers, to the right…
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SPOTLIGHT: Things to Do in and Around Fox Ridge State Park

SPOTLIGHT: Things to Do in and Around Fox Ridge State Park
Sprawling across thousands of acres with twinkling lakes and lush vegetation, Fox Ridge State Park is the ideal escape. Whether you’re looking…
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5 Best Birdwatching Hikes in Illinois

5 Best Birdwatching Hikes in Illinois
Illinois is home to hundreds of bird species thanks to the diverse habitats throughout the state. The preservation of these wetlands, prairies,…
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5 Great Hiking Trails in Illinois

5 Great Hiking Trails in Illinois
Illinois’ diverse natural landscapes and abundant state parks have led to the many great hiking trails around the state. With thousands of…
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5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Illinois

5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Illinois
Scenic hikes are relaxing, inspiring, and invigorating for both new and experienced hikers. There are hundreds of hiking trails throughout Illinois…
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5 Amazing Weekend Fall Hikes Across the U.S.

5 Amazing Weekend Fall Hikes Across the U.S.
The warm days and crisp, cool nights of autumn make the perfect conditions for a weekend hiking and camping excursion. There is nothing quite like…
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4 Easy Ways To Enjoy Mountain Biking On Your Vacation

4 Easy Ways To Enjoy Mountain Biking On Your Vacation
If you’ve been on a vacation to an outdoor destination in the past few years, you’ve likely noticed a new phenomenon: cycle paths, single…
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10 Tips For Going Ultralight on the Trail

10 Tips For Going Ultralight on the Trail
One of the hottest trends in hiking and backpacking over the past few years has been the shift toward going ultralight on the trail. Typically, this…
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Pack Your Backpack the Right Way in 5 Easy Steps

Pack Your Backpack the Right Way in 5 Easy Steps
Learning how to properly pack a backpack is a true art form that every outdoor enthusiast should master. Whether you’re heading into the…
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Hiking Boots—Six Great Choices Your Feet Will Love

Hiking Boots—Six Great Choices Your Feet Will Love
Proper footwear is one of the many keys to a successful hike. Here are six boots that will coddle your heel and arches while performing admirably on…
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Antler Hikes-A Fun, New Way to Day Hike with Kids

Antler Hikes-A Fun, New Way to Day Hike with Kids
Taking your family on an antler hike puts a new twist on spring day hikes and sharpens everyone’s abilities to observe what’s around them…
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Backpacking the backcountry

Backpacking the backcountry
The backcountry: An isolated or remote area that only the most intrepid of campers will retreat to. Skipping out on the designated campsites and…
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Hiking safety in the winter

Hiking safety in the winter
If solitude is what you’re after, winter hiking can be very enjoyable. Most hiking trails are never crowded during the colder months. If you…
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Events Near Erie IL

Jordan Rahn Forever Young Run 5k 1 Mile

Saturday, Aug 25, 2018 at 8:00am
Veterans Park
Atkinson, IL
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Rock River Turkey, IL

Rock River Turkey, IL
Saturday, Aug 25, 2018 at 4:30pm
Dixon, IL
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Hog Days Stampede Health and Fitness Run/walk

Friday, Aug 31, 2018 at 9:45am
Kewanee Chamber of Commerce
Kewanee, IL
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Run With Carl

Monday, Sep 3, 2018 at 7:30am
Life Fitness Center
Bettendorf, IA
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Ducks Unlimited - Sabula Area Dinner

Ducks Unlimited - Sabula Area Dinner
Saturday, Sep 8, 2018
Sabula VFW
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47th Annual Homestead Festival Underground Railroad 5K Run/Walk

Saturday, Sep 8, 2018 at 7:00am
Bureau County Metro Center
Princeton, IL
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Clinton Half Marathon 10k Run 5k Run/Walk

Saturday, Sep 8, 2018 at 7:30am
Clinton, IA
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Field Trip: Gremel Wildlife Sanctuary

Saturday, Sep 8, 2018 at 8:00am
Gremel Wildlife Sanctuary
Amboy, IL
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Nick Teddy 5k

Saturday, Sep 8, 2018 at 9:00am
G's Riverfront Cafe
Port Byron, IL
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Beaux Arts Fair

Saturday, Sep 8, 2018 at 10:00am
Figge Art Museum
Davenport, IA
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Kids Mud Obstacle Adventure Run / Walk

Sunday, Sep 9, 2018 at 9:00am
Case Creek Obstacles
Coal Valley, IL
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JAKES DAY

JAKES DAY
Saturday, Sep 15, 2018 at 12:00am
Milan, IL
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Taming of the Slough Adventure Triathlon

Saturday, Sep 15, 2018 at 8:00am
Empire Park
Hampton, IL
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