Run Wild at the Watershed on Sunday, October 1st!

Run Wild! - with the Watershed Nature Center this October 1st for our highly anticipated annual fundraiser run. This is a great opportunity to run or walk our trails while supporting the Watershed Nature Center! The race course contains both paved and natural surfaces for an exciting adventure. All proceeds from the race will benefit the Watershed Nature Center - in our mission to support local environmental recreation, restoration, and education.


Race Day Registration and Packet Pick Up begin at 8:00 AM on Sunday, October 1st, 2017, and the Watershed Nature Center. The 5k race begins at 9:00 AM, and the 1 mile walk/fun run begins at 8:45 AM. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER


A special thank you to our sponsors for ensuring the continuous success of this event, investing in ecological recreation, stewardship, education - and helping to maintain our valuable public resources. 

Eagle Sponsor:

Active Strategies

Great Egret Sponsor:

Charles Borden DDS

Blue Heron Sponsor:

Weinheimer Law Firm

Gori, Julian, and Associates, P. C.

Hawkins Law Office, P. C.

Arbor Management

Cardinal Sponsor:

True Value Rental

Eclipse Car Wash

Afterwords Books

First Mid Illinois Bank

Visionary Wealth Advisers

Bluebird Sponsor: 

The Auto Body Shop, Inc.

Brickman Orthodontics

GCS Credit Union

Main Street Chiropractic

McCarthy & Allen


Creative Designs

Fitness Design

Big Frog Tee Shirts

Wild Birds Unlimited 

Gateway Grizzlies


Volunteers: If you are interested in serving as a Watershed Ambassador please click here