July 28, 2018 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Welty Environmental Center
1201 Big Hill Court
Beloit WI 53511
$5 to $8 per Adult donation at door
Aaron Wilson
Canceled - Prairie Trail Running 7.28.18 @ Welty Environmental Center

Canceled – Prairie Trail Running

There are many ways to get outside and enjoy the natural trappings of Beloit, WI. One such way is Trail Running. Running park trails is a perfect low-ecological impact way that provides a great work out while taking in the natural world around us.

Please join us on July 28th at 4:00 pm to learn about prairie ecology, Welty Environmental Center’s prairie restoration efforts, trail running techniques by local runner Paul Dionne, culminating in a 5K (roughly) Bill Hill Park trail run.

  • All level of runner welcome. This lead run will have exit points looping back to the center.

Please make sure to register in advance using the form bellow or calling 608-362-6212.

Runner Bio:

Paul Dionne is an accomplished runner, with podium finishes ranging from 5K to 100 mile distances (yes, he once ran 100 miles in a day!). A 2:55 marathoner, Paul has run the Boston Marathon two times and 20 trail ultramarathons (50K and longer) with six wins. An avid trail runner, Paul runs mostly on dirt and enjoys both solo and group runs among the trees and prairies surrounding Beloit, with a special appreciation for the Ice Age Trail meandering through Kettle Moraine State Forest. A lifelong outdoor enthusiast, Paul came into running later in life, demonstrating that it is never too late to discover new ways to enjoy the outdoors.

Paul Dionne