Annual Trick-or-Treat Trail And Autumn Leaf Run/Hike To Be Held

FREEPORT, ILLINOIS — Registration is underway for Autumn Leaf Run/Hike to be held at Oakdale Nature Preserve on Saturday, Oct. 5th beginning at 9:00 am. This event is for all ages and skill levels of runners, walkers and nature enthusiasts.

The course consists of a 5K trail run through varied terrain including wide tree-lined trails, moderate hills, prairie areas, bridge crossings and several single-track trail sections. Start and finish lines will be in close proximity and the race will be timed using a chip timing system.

The cost is $25 with registration by October 1st and $35 on race day.  All proceeds from the Autumn Leaf Run go to the Freeport Parks Foundation to help fund upcoming projects at Oakdale Nature Preserve. Find out more at or call 815.235.6114.

The Trick-or-Treat Trail will be held in Krape Park on Saturday, October 26th from 3-5 p.m. Businesses and organizations will have treats and activities set up along the path. Families enjoy the convenience of a one-stop place to gather treats in an outdoor setting that is safe, fun for all ages, and non-threatening. The wide, paved walkway is stroller and wheelchair friendly.

The trail begins near the carousel and ends by the Koenig Amphitheater. Admission is free.

Find out more, go to or call 815.235.6114.

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