‘Run for Conservation’ to protect area vistas

Participants in the "Run for Conservation" will get an up-close look at the land that has been preserved.

Join The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County (TLC) on Saturday, May 14, for this annual event. The Run for Conservation  course begins and ends at TLC’s Stateline Woods Nature Preserve, 814 Merrybell Lane, Kennett Square.

Runners during the 215 race enjoy a stream crossing and beautiful views during the 'Race for Conservation.'

Runners enjoy a stream crossing and beautiful views during TLC's 2015 'Race for Conservation.'

The race starts at 10 a.m. and offers 5K and 10K options. The 10K race features the “Pipeline Challenge,” an impressive climb, with a gift certificate to Trail Creek Outfitters for the first runner to conquer it.

The Run for Conservation is race No. 4 of the Trail Creek Outfitters’ Trail Race Series. This event is family-friendly, boasting a free, supervised Kids Activity Corner during the race and a Kids 1-mile Fun Run (for children 12 & under) upon completion of the 10K.

Stick around after the race for the debut of the limited-edition Victory Brewing Company “Crimson Honey Wheat Ale,made for TLC using local honey. Runners 21 and older will be provided with a free drink ticket for the kickoff celebration.

To find out more, visit TLCforSCC.org/2016race or call 610-347-0347, ext. 103. Register online at runreg.com/run4conservation. All proceeds from this event benefit TLC and its mission to protect the irreplaceable. If you are interested in volunteering, please call 610-347-0347. Unable to join us for the race? Sponsorship opportunities available and donations gladly accepted at tlcforscc.org/donate.


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