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Dates: 1/2/2018 - 12/31/2018
City / State: Columbia, IL
Event Name: A Walk in Historic Columbia
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 109585 2018/Y2167
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5k, 6k, 11k - 1A
Description: Welcome to Columbia, Illinois! The 5k will take you through St. Paul's Evangelical Cemetery, past the lake and through residential areas to Metter Park. Metter Park has a walking trail, gazebo, bandstand, and fountain. The 6k will take you down Columbia's Historic Main Street, with shops and restaurants, to Bolm Schuhkraft Memorial Park (locals call it "City Park") with a great walking trail and views from the bluff.
Amenities: Strollers: Medium | Wheelchairs: Medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, Take a Walk In a City Park, Walk the USA - Street by Street
Start Times:
Location: Cafe on the Abbey
Start Point / Driving Directions: 322 S Main Street, Columbia, Illinois. From St. Louis: Take I-270/I-255 E to exit 6 for IL-3 S toward Columbia. Continue on IL-3; turn left on N. Main.From Belleville: Take IL-158 to S Main St in Columbia. Turn right onto S Main St. Cafe on the Abbey: (618)281-4554. Hours: M-F 6am - 4 pm, Sat 7am - 2pm, Sun 8am - 2pm.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Host Club: Illinois Trekkers Volkssport Club
Contact: Jackie McKay (618) 616-1330
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