2014-10-24 / Community

Trust Trail Fest



Kennebunkport Conservation Trust held held its first Trust Trail Fest Sunday, Oct. 12. The event, held at Emmons Preserve and Tyler Brook Preserve, featured a 1K Kids Discovery Run, and 10K and 5K trail  races. The 1K Kids Discovery Run took place on the Learning Trail, consisting of posts   manned by the Alternative Education students of Kennebunk High School. The  Browse our large selection of Antiques, Collectibles, students asked nature questions to the young runners and after answering  correctly the racers would then run to the next post. The 10K and 5K trail races Folk Art, Cupboards & More Country wound through the trails of the Emmons Preserve and Tyler Brook Preserve,  • Sell • Appraisals • Estate Liquidations Buy serving up some fun single track and scenery for the racers.   Nearly 300 We runners took part in the races and celebrated afterward at the Buy  Gold trust’s headquarters on Gravelly Brook Road. The festival also included a guided  & Silver hike through the Smith Preserve, lawn games for kids, live bands, a barbecue and   raffle prizes. The proceeds go to the educational programs of the trust.  York Street, (Rt. 1)111 Kennebunk, ME “The goal with Trust Trail Fest was to get the community outdoors and to enjoy 207- 0903 (  985-8356 or 1-877-619- toll free) the network of trails we have built here at the Kennebunkport Conservation  Trust,” said Lisa Linehan, associate director at KCT. “We were thrilled  to get so many people here enjoying the land, all while supporting a good cause.” Weirs Motor Sales of Arundel provided live music by the Kennebunk’s own Old Soul and Portland’s Gorilla Finger. Prizes were donated by Kittery Trading Post, Hazelwood Handyman, Hyperlite Mountain Gear, Shipyard Brewery and Kennebunkport Bicycle Company. Runners and outdoor enthusiasts are encouraged to mark their calendars for next year’s event, scheduled for Oct. 11. (Courtesy photo) Kennebunkport Conservation Trust held held its first Trust Trail Fest Sunday, Oct. 12. The event, held at Emmons Preserve and Tyler Brook Preserve, featured a 1K Kids Discovery Run, and 10K and 5K trail races. The 1K Kids Discovery Run took place on the Learning Trail, consisting of posts manned by the Alternative Education students of Kennebunk High School. The Browse our large selection of Antiques, Collectibles, students asked nature questions to the young runners and after answering correctly the racers would then run to the next post. The 10K and 5K trail races Folk Art, Cupboards & More Country wound through the trails of the Emmons Preserve and Tyler Brook Preserve, • Sell • Appraisals • Estate Liquidations Buy serving up some fun single track and scenery for the racers. Nearly 300 We runners took part in the races and celebrated afterward at the Buy Gold trust’s headquarters on Gravelly Brook Road. The festival also included a guided & Silver hike through the Smith Preserve, lawn games for kids, live bands, a barbecue and raffle prizes. The proceeds go to the educational programs of the trust. York Street, (Rt. 1)111 Kennebunk, ME “The goal with Trust Trail Fest was to get the community outdoors and to enjoy 207- 0903 ( 985-8356 or 1-877-619- toll free) the network of trails we have built here at the Kennebunkport Conservation Trust,” said Lisa Linehan, associate director at KCT. “We were thrilled to get so many people here enjoying the land, all while supporting a good cause.” Weirs Motor Sales of Arundel provided live music by the Kennebunk’s own Old Soul and Portland’s Gorilla Finger. Prizes were donated by Kittery Trading Post, Hazelwood Handyman, Hyperlite Mountain Gear, Shipyard Brewery and Kennebunkport Bicycle Company. Runners and outdoor enthusiasts are encouraged to mark their calendars for next year’s event, scheduled for Oct. 11. (Courtesy photo)

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