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|Paper||Ogden Valley News|
Volume XIV Issue XV The Ogden Valley news Page 19 May 15, 2007 “Spring Fever” Fun Run Turns into WinterThoseDash! On the morning of Saturday, May 5, comwho helped organize the “Spring munity members braved the cold weather and even a few snow flakes to show their support for the third annual “Spring Fever” Fun Run. Some ran the 5K course, while others walked or pushed children bundled up and riding in strollers. The Eden Wolf Creek Ward hosted the event with all proceeds going directly to The Abbey of the Holy Trinity Trappist Monastery Fever” Fun Run would like to thank community members who braved the cold and came out to make this event a success, and also the following business owners who generously donated great prizes for the event. Participating businesses included Alpine Pizza, Diamond Peak, The Oaks, Snowbasin Ski Resort, Rainbow Gardens, and Wolf Creek. Weber Pathways to Host Ninth Annual National Trails Day W e b e r Pathways is hosting its ninth annual National Trails Day on Saturday, June 2 at Fort Buenaventura Park. This year we are spotlighting Fort Buenaventura and a new wetland trail funded by RAMP, which is located southwest of the Fort. The area is rich in history as well as wildlife habitat and trails. Our co-hosts for this year’s event are the Weber-Morgan Health Department and the Ogden Trails Network. The National Trails Day event, including entrance to the Fort, is free to the public. Activities for the day include: • 7:30 a.m.—bird walk with the Audubon Society • 7:30 a.m.—10K Volks Walk ($3 fee for “official” Volks Club walkers) • 8:15 a.m.—Gold Medal Mile walk • 9:00 a.m.—the trail-opening ceremony and award of prizes to the 4th and 5th grade students from Bonneville, Gramercy, and Lincoln elementary schools for the best National Trails Day posters. • 9:15 a.m.—raffle (everyone who attends will be entered) for cool prizes. • 9:45 a.m.—“Beat the Mayor” 5K Fun Run (your chance to “beat” Ogden’s Mayor Matthew Godfrey as he competes against the entire field!) FUN RUN WINNERS Thanks to the Riverdale Wal-Mart Men’s Division for funding this event; and to Jeremiah’s First Place: Brett Earl Restaurant, Great Harvest Bread Company, Second Place: Colt Mortenson and Cream O’ Weber for supplying refreshThird Place: Ryan Udell ments. Women’s Division Weber Pathways is a private non-profit Overall Winner and Women’s First place: organization whose mission is to promote, Summer Hogge plan, and preserve a network of non-motorSecond Place: Debbie Mortensen ized public pathways and related open Third Place: Tami Midleton spaces in Weber County, Utah. For more Youth information about the event or about Weber First Place: Tyler Eyres Pathways, see our web site at www.weberSecond Place: Jayce Summers & Katelyn pathways.org or call us at 393-2304. Harrop—both members of the Beckert’s Bears soccer team. They dribbled their soccer ball from start to finish. Children First Place: Riley Earl Over Fifty Bill King, wildflower enthusiast, will its first anniversary, has become a favorite Eden resident Becky Nilson pushes her First Place: Allen Wiscombe lead two free wildflower walks to celebrate for hikers, bikers, and naturalists. It meanchildren Ella and Luke over the finish line Honorable Mention National Trails Day on Saturday, June 2, ders through a forest lined with springs Karen Froerer: Walked the Fun Run pregnant at this year’s annual fun run. 2007 at 9:00 a.m. and again at 3:00 p.m. and wildflowers up onto a sage brush while also pushing a baby stroller! The easy plateau with in Huntsville. Members of the monastery have hikes will a wonderful, More About the Monastery been trying to raise money for a new chapel and start at the scenic view of The Abbey of the Holy Trinity Trappist other much needed facilities. s o u t h w e s t the mountains Monastery has been operating out of their After the race, members of the Wolf Creek corner of and the Ogden Quonset-hut buildings for more than fifty Ward, who hosted the annual fundraiser, served the Rainbow River corridor. years. The buildings were originally up a warm breakfast of bacon, eggs, pancakes, G a r d e n s Then, just as intended as only temporary facilities. In fruit, juice, and—this year—hot chocolate! parking lot dramatically, order for the monks to remain and function This year, even with the approaching snowat the mouth it goes into in their present location, a new monastery flakes, approximately seventy people came out of Ogden another foris essential. to help raise money for the monastery’s buildC a n y o n , ested area and If you would like more information ing fund. Personnel from the Weber County and follow grotto with a about the monastery building fund and Sheriff’s Department also volunteered their the beautismall waterhow you can donate, please visit <www. time to ensure that all participants remained ful Birdsong fall. holytrinityabbey.org> safe throughout the Fun Run course, which Trail. The Plants we circled around old town Eden. hikes will hope to see be about one during the hike The Birdsong Trail mile round include the heltrip, and will leborine orchid, last about one hour. Bill is an officer in the sego lily, Indian paintbrush, horsetail, wild Utah Native Plant Society and Save Our mock cucumber, penstemon, starry Solomon Canyon, and has also served as an officer seal, salsify, and more. in several other national plant societies. For more information, call 621-1606, or The Birdsong Trail, which celebrates visit <www.rainbowgardens.com> Wildflower Hike with Naturalist Scheduled for National Trails Day Members of Eden’s LDS Wolf Creek Ward dish up a hot breakfast on a very cold morning at this year’s annual “Spring Fever” Fun Run. From left to right: Dave Beckert, Tyler and Tracy Eyres, Brent Scott, and Jason Hanni. Also shown on far right is Patrick Rasmussen. Celeste C. 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