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    Explore the Wissahickon and Win Prizes with the 2018 All Trails Challenge

    Want to explore all 50 miles of the Wissahickon?

    The Friends of the Wissahickon (FOW) is hosting its 3rd Annual All Trails Challenge (ATC) , inviting outdoor lovers to hike, bike and horseback ride all 50 miles of the park’s trails. This isn’t one of those one-day ultra-athlete events, either: you have from now until November 27th (over 2 months!) to complete the challenge.

    More than 245 people participated in the 2017 ATC, completing over 5,000 miles and raising $29,000. You can check the FOW 2018 leaderboard on their website.

    How to sign up for the Wissahickon All Trails Challenge

    1. Register for the 2018 ATC at fow.org/alltrailschallenge. The page has updates, tips on how to get started and keep going, see the park, promote your progress among your network, and more. If you register and raise a minimum of $50,  you’ll be eligible to compete for prizes based on miles completed.
    2.  Track your mileage with a fitness tracking app like Strava, FitBit or Map My Fitness and sync it with your fundraising page or manually upload it to your Everyday Hero Supporter Page.
    3. Start logging miles on the FOW website and raising money for Wissahickon Valley Park.       
    4. Share your journey on your fundraising page. email and social media with #FOWAllTrails. You can tag @FOWissahickon on FacebookTwitter, and InstagramFOW will choose one photo per week to be featured in its weekly e-newsletter




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    Julie Hancher is Editor-in-Chief of Green Philly, sharing her expertise of all things sustainable in the city of brotherly love. She enjoys long walks in the park with local beer and greening her travels, cooking & cat, Sir Floofus Drake.

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