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Trail Mix

We're passionate about the trails, and we want to share that passion with you. Check back often to see news, editorials, photos, and more featuring the trails in and around Fort Wayne.

Breathless

Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Whoo-ee! After a few months of hibernation, there’s so much bike activity happening in the coming days that you’ll be breathless just reading about it. May is National Bike Month, and Fort Wayne is jumping in with both feet. Hang on to your helmet; here’s the haps: National Bike Challenge There’s…

Fill ‘er to the rim—the Bent Rim!

Posted on Friday, April 19, 2013

Baby, it's cold outside. Old man winter seems to be lingering longer than usual, but in the absence of warm temps, there's still a way to tell that spring has arrived. Bent Rim Black Lager is back!  That's right, this special edition spring brew is back at select locations. Besides the fact that it only…

March 2013 Newsletter

Posted on Monday, March 25, 2013

This was originally sent to our email list on March 21st, 2013. If you would like to receive our newsletter in your email, please subscribe here. Dear Friends of the Trails, The snow is melting, the temperatures are (slowly!) rising, and we're starting to notice more bikes out and about everywhere we go. Spring is just…

Take to the trails!

Posted on Wednesday, March 20, 2013

It may not feel that way outside, but spring has arrived on the calendar. We’ve got more daylight hours to enjoy our community and especially our trails. Although some of have been using the trails year-round, for many people the shift to spring thinking means getting outside more and getting active. And what a great…

Sales for Trails

Posted on Monday, October 22, 2012

We love our supporters—every single one of them. Big or small, each donation makes a significant impact on developing and maintaining our trail network. That said, we have a special place in our hearts for those individuals and organizations who not only contribute year after year, but also help get the word out to…

Trail smarts

Posted on Monday, September 24, 2012

Recent events, both good and bad, have generated talk around our trails. This 68-mile network of paved paths is one of the most heavily used assets in our city. August alone saw an estimated 59,000 trips on our trails, an average of about 1900 per day. Most sections are highly visible, and many are monitored by the Fort…

Just walk out the door

Posted on Monday, September 17, 2012

I love to travel and explore new cities. I especially enjoy soaking up the sights and sounds of large population centers that have the numbers to offer diverse opportunities beyond those of Fort Wayne—stuff our size just doesn’t support. A couple of months ago, I found myself delightedly wandering the streets…

Puffed up with pride

Posted on Thursday, August 30, 2012

Congratulations to everyone who participated in last weekend's Pufferbelly 5K! We knew you could do it! Our 3rd annual race exceeded our expectations in all ways. From the weather to the number of participants to meeting our financial goals, we couldn't be happier. Although we're still confirming…

Benefit the Trails with a Home Energy Assessment from Energizing Indiana!

Posted on Friday, August 17, 2012

Energizing Indiana and Fort Wayne Trails are partnering to bring you an easy, economical way to support our local trail network. When you sign up for a Home Energy Assessment through Fort Wayne Trails, Energizing Indiana will donate $25 to Fort Wayne Trails! Read on to find out more… What is a Home Energy Assessment?…

All aboard!

Posted on Sunday, June 10, 2012

Whoo whoo! The Pufferbelly's coming; get on board or get off the tracks! The 3rd Annual Pufferbelly 5K Family Run/Walk takes place on August 25, and we want YOU to join us. Besides being a great trail fundraiser, this event is a lot of fun. Even if you're not a runner, you can do it. After all, I'm living proof.…