WHO: The Buckeye Trail Association in cooperation with the North Country Trail Association, Wayne National Forest, Little Cities of the Forest Collaborative, Sunday Creek Watershed Group, and Burr Oak State Park
WHAT: The hike will start at 12pm on Saturday, June 21, 2014 and end at 12pm on Sunday June 22, 2014. This endurance hike will consist of a 20+ and 40+ mile hike that will need to be completed in 12 and 24 hours respectively
WHEN: Friday, June 20, 2014 at 6pm–Sunday, June 22, 2014 at 12pm
WHERE: Burr Oak State Park and Wildcat Hollow Backpack Trail
WHY: To honor a founding member of the BTA and the first female to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail, Emma “Grandma” Gatewood, an Ohio native and long time advocate of ultra-light backpacking
VOLUNTEERS: We will be looking for volunteers to man trail checkpoints, assist with registration, and help with camping activities for any hikers bringing their family and little hikers to the event
REGISTRATION: Limited to first 100 registrants. Register on-line now to secure your spot. $40 for hikers. Includes a BTA membership, T-shirt, bandana, and Friday night camping. Those hikers that complete their hike in 12 or 24 hours will also receive an EGGS Hike patch
CONTACT: firstname.lastname@example.org (Byron Guy) for any further questions.
PRE-REGISTER AND PAY ONLINE TO
RECEIVE A FREE T-SHIRT AND BANDANA!
TWO WAYS TO REGISTER
Registration opens at the Buckeye Trail TrailFest 2014, April 24-27, 2014.