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

when is the event

The event is closed

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

where is the event

Belleville, Illinois

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

CC: St. Clair County


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Event comments

Please pay by check.

conditions for the event

Rating: 2B, Distance: 5, 10km

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: Hard

Wheelchairs: Hard

Event information

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.


how to get to the event

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

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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.

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.