Run For The Hills October 10, 2021

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Run for the Hills, the Great Barrington Land Conservancy’s traditional road race is back!  Come join us in Sunday, October 10th to enjoy our 10K and 5K routes through the rolling Berkshire Hills.  Runners and walkers of all ages and abilities are invited to enjoy the peak fall foliage and help GBLC to raise the funds needed to promote conservation, farm preservation, and community trails. Register as a racer HERE.

The event will take place at the site of our gracious host the Kilpatrick Athletic Center at Bard College at Simon’s Rock.  More information is available  Registration is recommended, and the lucky 125 registrants will receive t-shirts. Runners and walkers will receive updated information as Race Day draws near.  Registration will also be available on Race Day.  Computerized timing will be provided by our partner the Berkshire Running Center.  Race results will be posted on line.  The 1 K Fun Run is free for children of all ages.

For more than 29 years the Great Barrington Land Conservancy has added to the beauty of the Berkshires by promoting land conservation, farm preservation, and community trails. In September 2020 GBLC opened the new Riverfront Trail which continues access along the Housatonic River south of from the ever popular River Walk. Families enjoy hiking along the Lake Mansfield Trails, which are enhanced annually, and swimming, canoeing and skating on the Lake.  The Pfeiffer Arboretum offers a walking loop that includes an observation platform with a beautiful view of Long Pond. 

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