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Thursday, March 28, 2013

Walk, Run or Bike… It’s Time to Get Active as the City of Durham

Kicks Off the 2013 Trail Season

What:    “Our Trails, Our Town” event to launch the 2013 Trail Season 

When:    Thursday, April 4, 2013, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:   American Tobacco Trail at the corner of Morehead Avenue and Blackwell Street

Who:      Program kick-off with Durham Police Chief Jose Lopez and City Councilman Steve Schewel

Fast Facts:
•  Meet City of Durham employees and Trail Watch volunteers and organizations who use the trails to promote health activity, as well as security, for all who use Durham trails. A brief program will be provided along with special activities, including a non-competitive walk, bike tune ups, information booths, food vendors, and volunteer trail watch recruitment.

•  Several improvements, including cameras, signage, and maintenance, have been made over the past few months aimed at helping trail users enjoy Durham trails even more.

•  Event partners include the American Tobacco Campus, Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc., and the Durham Bulls along with participating groups REI, Trips for Kids-Triangle, East Coast Greenway Alliance, and Active Feet.

•  For information visit

About Durham Parks and Recreation
Durham Parks and Recreation provides opportunities for the Durham community to “Play More.” Guided by the City’s Strategic Plan, we strive to help residents discover, explore and enjoy life through creative and challenging recreational choices that contribute to their physical, emotional and social health. To learn more visit, call (919) 560-4355, or “like” at

Published: 03/28/2013 - Last Edited: