Walk & Run

Updated July 15, 2019

Wabash-Cannonball 5K/1K Announced

The Toledo Roadrunners Club will hold the Wabash-Cannonball 5K/1K on Saturday, August 24. Race-day registration begins at 7:30 a.m. at Whitehouse Park in Whitehouse. The race begins with a free kids’ 1K run at 8:30 a.m. and the 5K run/walk at 9:00 a.m. 

The event benefits the Northwestern Ohio Rails-to-Trails Association (NORTA) in memory of Tom Duvendack. For more information, visit the Toledo Roadrunners Facebook page.

Woodlawn Walkers Stroll To Ninth Season

The Woodlawn Walkers program began its ninth season on May 1. A 2-mile walk around the interior perimeter of the cemetery is held each Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. through October 30.

This popular program will soon reach 5,000 miles logged from 210 participants throughout the past eight years. The intrepid “Woodlawn Walkers” will once again log hundreds of miles on the beautiful grounds, enjoying wildlife, flora and plenty of Toledo history along the way. A “Tree of the Week” is highlighted, engaging walkers with facts and folklore about the arboretums collection they pass by along the way. Over the weeks, they form warm friendships, gain horticultural knowledge, engage in the historical history of Toledo, hatch creative ideas and continue a wonderful tradition at Woodlawn. Drop in for a week or come all five months.  

Historic Woodlawn Cemetery and Arboretum is a National Historic Site with more than 160 acres of scenic and rolling hills. Woodlawn, a private, nonprofit cemetery, has over 40 acres of burial space available, a mausoleum and cremation niches and is open to people of all spiritual beliefs and ethnicities. For more information about Woodlawn, call (419) 472-2186 or visit www.historic-woodlawn.com.

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