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A Walk in Historic Columbia

Year Round Walk

SN: 111746 - 2019 / Y2167

when is the event

The event is closed

From Wed, Jan 2nd, 2019 to Dec 31st, 2019

Start box available: Temporarily closed due to road construction

where is the event

Columbia, Illinois

The address/location for the Physical Start Box (PSB) is as follows:

Cafe on the Abbey

WARNING: The map pin is for reference only and may not accurately indicate the start box location or the event start.

reasons to do the event

Special programs

None provided


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Event comments

Temporarily closed due to road construction

conditions for the event

Rating: 1A, Distance: 5, 6, 11km

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: Medium

Wheelchairs: Medium

Event information

Welcome to Columbia, Illinois! The 5k will take you through St. Paul's Evangelical Cemetery, past the lake and through residential areas to Metter Park. Metter Park has a walking trail, gazebo, bandstand, and fountain. The 6k will take you down Columbia's Historic Main Street, with shops and restaurants, to Bolm Schuhkraft Memorial Park (locals call it "City Park") with a great walking trail and views from the bluff.


how to get to the event

Driving to the start box

322 S Main Street, Columbia, Illinois. From St. Louis: Take I-270/I-255 E to exit 6 for IL-3 S toward Columbia. Continue on IL-3; turn left on N. Main.From Belleville: Take IL-158 to S Main St in Columbia. Turn right onto S Main St. Cafe on the Abbey: (618)281-4554. Hours: M-F 6am - 4 pm, Sat 7am - 2pm, Sun 8am - 2pm.

Maps phrase and directions link

The address / location has not been set.

event sponsor

Illinois Trekkers Volkssport Club (AVA-0047)

Event website: www.illinois-trekkers.org

point of contact

Click inside the box to send an email to the POC.