START POINT MOVED - The Physical Start Box is temporarily unavailable. Register via the OSB only until further notice
Walkers will walk through the Stations of the Cross, Lourdes Grotto, The Millennium Spire and through the beautiful, landscaped grounds of the Shrine.
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Year Round Walk
SN: 122793 - 2023 / Y0226
From Sun, Jan 1st, 2023 to Dec 31st, 2023
Start box available: Hotel Desk is open 24/7
Physical start box and Online start box (OSB) option
WARNING: The map pin is for reference only and may not accurately indicate the start box location or the event start.
CC: St. Clair County
Please pay by check.
Rating: 2B, Distance: 5, 10km
Daily, dawn to dusk. Please pay by check only. Many beautiful sites on location as well as The Shrine Gift Shop and Book Store. Walk is on paved streets with some gradual hills. They are tree lined with beautiful landscaping, inspirational sculptures, and religious buildings. Water and restrooms are available at the start/finish as well as certain locations along the walk.
Awards: IVV CREDIT ONLY
OSB - First register for the event
The detailed location of, and driving directions to, the event starting point are included in the event directions, downloaded from the Online Start Box (OSB). To plan your travels, please use the map on this page. The POC does not provide event directions nor accept alternate payment methods.
This event also has a physical start box. These are the driving directions:
Toll Free 1-800-682-2879 or local 618-397-1162. 451 S De Mazenod. I-64, I-55 or I-70 take I-255 S to exit 17 to Illinois Hwy 15. Follow Hwy 15 E to entrance of Shrine on right. Belleville, take Hwy 15 W to entrance of Shrine on left. On grounds, follow signs to Shrine Hotel. Walk Binder located at hotel check-in desk. The hotel desk is open 24/7.
Maps phrase and directions link
Click "GO" to bring up the directions on Google maps.
451 S Demazenod Drive, Belleville, Illinois
PLEASE do not mix and match between the two registration methods. It will confuse you and the club. Choose one, OSB or PSB, to complete the event.
Illinois Trekkers Volkssport Club (AVA-0047)
Event website: www.illinois-trekkers.org
Click inside the box to send an email to the POC.