Tag - running

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…

A Labor Day Tradition: North Salem Old Fashion Days

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 10:00 AM by Eric Ivie

One of my favorite annual events in Hendricks County, Indiana, takes place over Labor Day Weekend each year: North Salem Old Fashion Days. I can't wait for Aug. 31 - Sept. 2 to get here because Old Fashion Days always has so much to offer my entire…

The Hendricks County Rib-Fest and Avon Balloon Glow is one of the year’s biggest events, bringing in scores of folks from near and far. Since 2005, this much-anticipated festival held the last Saturday in June in Avon, Indiana, has evolved with…

10 Summer Break Ideas Your Family Will Love

Friday, June 14, 2019 9:00 AM by Eric Ivie

It doesn't take long for the excitement of Summer Break to wear off for kids, and then suddenly they're bored. If you're looking for some ideas of how to entertain your children this summer, we have a lot of fun activities and places to take them…

Did you know that the average American child spends more than 50 hours per week using electronic media? That works out to more than seven hours a day. Let that sink in for a moment, and then I'll tell you about the good folks at the Indiana Children…

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…

Weekend Primer: April 26-28

Monday, April 22, 2019 3:00 PM by Beth Fife

Events happening this weekend in Hendricks County, Indiana, offer fun for both residents and visitors. Whatever your interest, from art to animals to fitness and even unicorns, we have it covered. Let's check it out... 7th Annual Arts Gala More than…

Weekend Primer: April 12-14

Monday, April 8, 2019 11:00 PM by Jamie Hergott

Hendricks County really has something for everyone this weekend: the active, the creative, the musical or the just plain crazy (hello, helicopter egg drop). The point is, there are so many opportunities to do what you love or try something new. For a…

Spring is here! Spring is here! Spring is here! After the winter we’ve had, I know I’m not the only one who wants to skip joyously around town today. Let’s welcome spring with open arms this year, shall we? This list should get you started, whether…

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…