3rd Annual Run the Ridge 5K @ The Ridge Nature Area
Feb 29 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
3rd Annual Run the Ridge 5K @ The Ridge Nature Area

Limited onsite race day registration available.


6:30am – Parking opens

6:30am – Packet pickup begins

7:45am – Packet pickup ends

8:00am – Race begins

9:15am – Awards Ceremony (time approximate)

The Third Annual Run the Ridge 5K is mostly flat and gentle, following the outside perimeter of the park bounded by the confluence of Ginger Cake Creek and Whitewater Creek. You can expect a few hills but gentle, non-technical trails.  This is a great course for a beginning trail runner. Walkers are also welcome, but no baby joggers, please.


You can learn more about the event on our Official Run The Ridge 5k page by clicking here.

Friday the 13th @ The Ridge Nature Area
Mar 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Due to our rain out, we are now celebrating Haunted Woods on Friday the 13th!! (of March)


Join the Southern Conservation Trust in the woods at The Ridge Nature Area on Friday, March 13, 2020 for Haunted Woods.


More information coming soon.

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