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Men’s Hiking for Health & Happiness

Thursday, June 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Free

Research demonstrates that outdoor exercise, such as hiking, offers health and well-being benefits. Join the group for a brief nature meditation followed by a two-mile hike. Please arrive no later than 15 minutes before the indicated start time, wear comfortable hiking or running shoes, bring a water bottle and dress for the weather. The hiking terrain is not paved and we may encounter irregular surface paths – all part of the beauty and joy of the hike! Hike will be cancelled if the weather is uncooperative. Links below provide a trail map for each hike.

Please be prepared to wear a mask and practice social distancing if indicated on the day of the hike. Meet next to the parking lot 15 minutes before the start time.

Men’s Day: Hike the Savanna on June 24

(this hike is reserved only for men with a cancer diagnosis or a male caregiver of someone with cancer)

Presented by Dominique James, MS and Kimberly Matthews, MA, LCPC

Middlefork Savanna, 1401 Middlefork Dr, Lake Forest, IL

Middlefork trail map

The Preserve/Farm entrance is located off of Waukegan Road, South of SR 176 (Rockland Road) but north of SR 60. Take Middlefork Drive to its conclusion and then bear left to enter the parking lot.

This program is part of the Cancer Wellness Center’s Men’s Health Education and Support Series, funded in part by a grant from Astellas.

 

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Date:
Thursday, June 24
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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