ABC Run/Walk #119 is May 21

by Merlin Anderson (

ABC Run #119 to benefit the Easter Seals Timber Pointe Outdoor Center will be held at the Easter Seals Center, Lake Bloomington on Saturday, May 21.  Run will start at 8:00 a.m.

Timber Pointe is where the Run The Woods 5K is held.  The driveway is near the 4 mile mark of the Lake Run 12K course.
The Lake Run Club is once again joining with The Tri-Shark Club and Masters Swimmers to have a really fun day of multi-sport training.  

100% of donations go to the Easter Seals Timber Pointe Outdoor Center. If donating by check, make payable to  Easter Seals -UPC.

Choose your adventure.  With 3 sports (run, swim, bike) and two meals (post-run food, noon cookout) the combinations are numerous!

8 AM ABC Run: 4 & 8 mile road courses (the 5K and 8K trail courses will also be available). The traditional runner food will be available after the run.  Meg will make her coffee cake. Bring something to share if you wish.
9-10:30 AM Swim:  600 meter beginner course or Long course swim - # of laps determined by each swimmer 
10:30 AM Bike: 12 mile bike or 26 mile bike
Noon - Cookout and beverages.  Menu includes chicken breasts, bratwurst, assorted chips & snacks, soft drinks, beer. Bring one and all!

This event will be conducted rain or shine!  We have a great facility to hang out and eat.

Please go to the LRC Facebook posting to let them know if you are coming – that will affect how much food to prepare.   Bring friends, bring family….

About Timber Pointe:

Timber Pointe, which is owned by Easter Seals, provides special needs and inclusive camp sessions for children and adults ages 7 and up. Campers participate in traditional camp activities such as swimming, fishing, boating, arts & crafts, target sports, music, and horseback riding. It is an experience of outdoor life for kids and adults whose health issues make these activities often seem impossible. To help support Timber Pointe, all participants are asked to make a donation to the camp for the day. Any amount is welcome, though at least ten dollars is encouraged!

p.s.  Thanks so much to the 54 participants at ABC #118 for all the fun, food, and your $2,420 in donations to The Baby Fold. 
         That put us over $100K for all 118 ABC runs!  Stay tuned for announcements about a t-shirt to celebrate this milestone!

Upcoming ABC runs:
ABC#120: date tbd (probably July 24), for St. Jude

ABC#121: Sunday, August 28 at the Schumacher’s, for the Seedling Theatre

ABC#122: date tbd, probably October 2, at Sugar Grove Nature Center, for Heartland Head Start

ABC#123: Tuesday evening, probably November 8, at the Anderson’s, for Boys & Girls Club

ABC#124: Saturday, December 3, at the Sparks’, for Adopt-A-Family

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