Join us Sunday, September 16 for HRE!
As summer comes to a close and the brisk fall winds begin to roll in, we invite you to enjoy this splendid time of the year outdoors with us for our annual Hike, Run & Explore! Bring friends and family to participate or cheer you on, then grab a beer and a bite to eat before enjoying tree climbing, archery and other activities* in our beautiful urban sanctuary.
The Shaker Lakes Hike, Run & Explore benefits environmental education and promotes health and wellness while celebrating the Shaker Parklands. Partial proceeds also support the Jenny Goldman Fund.
7AM: Registration opens
8:45AM: Hikers depart
9AM: Runners depart
9:30AM: Beer Garden opens with food available
*Donations accepted for activities.
ONLINE REGISTRATION WILL BE LIVE IN JUNE.
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Registration rates: $10 Children under 12, Scouts and School Club Members • $20 Adult early-bird registration through 9.03 • $25 Adult registration from 9.03 through 9.13 • $30 Adult race day registration
A DAY FILLED WITH FAMILY FUN
Whether you'd like to walk, run or just have fun, we have something for everyone. Adults can enjoy a crisp, refreshing beverage from the beer garden, and the kids can make new friends while engaging in nature-inspired activities. Avid runners will enjoy the challenging 10K route, while those out on a Sunday walk with their four-legged friend can join us for a leisure hike, enjoying a day outdoors at the turn of the season.
Guided Hikes for the Family
1- mile family hike along Nature Center Trails (bring the dog!); Doak Brook Gorge 4-mile hike; Shaker Lakes Historical 5-mile hike; and a 12-mile, round-trip hike to Gordon Park on Lake Erie.
5K - 10K
Runners will depart from the Nature Center at 9 a.m. for the 3-mile or 6-mile runs. View the course map below.
Activities of Plenty
Enjoy tree climbing, archery, music and crafts for adults and children of all ages! Donations are accepted.