Tag - exercise

Have you ever wanted to go for a bike ride on a random beautiful day, but you didn’t have access to a bike? Or maybe you don’t have room in your car to haul your bike to a decent trail. Look no further than the town of Plainfield, Indiana. In a…

Plainfield Indiana Boasts Top-Notch Trails System

Thursday, September 19, 2019 12:00 PM by Beth Fife

When my family moved to Hendricks County, Indiana, several years ago, we were unfamiliar with local parks or trails. As nature lovers, avid runners/walkers and "entertainment researchers" for the kiddos, it was necessary to seek out the best ones…

The annual Summer Fun Run series in Hendricks County, Indiana, returns May 29, and The Parks Foundation of Hendricks County has made a few updates to enhance this already popular run/walk series. For those of you not familiar with the Summer Fun…

Now that Spring has finally arrived in Central Indiana and warm weather is on it's way, it's time to enjoy spending time outdoors and exercising in the fresh air. Hendricks County offers beautiful parks and trails to explore. Run/walk events provide…

3 Healthy, Indoor Family Activities

Thursday, February 7, 2019 1:00 PM by Beth Fife

My 6-year-old daughter received a birthday invitation for a skating party at Hot Skates Roller Skating Center in Avon, Indiana. She was very excited, but then I saw a look of panic in her eyes as she stated she's never been roller skating. Then it…

Top 10: Reasons to Run/Walk in Hendricks County

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 2:00 AM by Beth Fife

Running or walking outdoors provides many health benefits for the body and mind. Parks and trail systems located throughout Hendricks County offer beautiful green space for outdoor activities. Put the two together, and runners and walkers of all…

My fellow blogger Becky Wilson-Lusk recently wrote about 8 Indoor Activities for the Kids in Hendricks County, so as the interim superintendent of Hendricks County Parks & Recreation, I thought I would complement Becky's post with one about 8 outdoor…

Guilford Township's Hummel Park - located in Plainfield, Indiana - is one of my favorite Hendricks County parks to run in. But please don't tell the other parks; I don't want their feelings to get hurt. The eastern most portion of the park has a…