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Join us for the 2nd Annual FLATS Uncle Sam 5k Run/1.2 Mile Walk

Help build the Forest Lake Area Trail System by running the FLATS Uncle Sam 5k (map) or walking the 1.2 mile course (map)! Registration is live at Active.com and paper entry forms are available at ATSU’s Thompson Campus Center (210 … Continue reading

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Run the 8th Annual FLATS Trail Half Marathon on October 6, 2018

Now in its 8th year, the FLATS Trail Half Marathon is quickly making Kirksville and Thousand Hills State Park a destination for adventurous runners from across the midwest. In 2017 we had our first sellout, raised over $6,000 for the … Continue reading

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FLATS Phase 3 Open House

On Wednesday, April 25th members of the Forest Lake Area Trail System (FLATS) will host an Open House between 5:00 and 7:00 pm at the Adair County Annex Building located at 300 N. Franklin. FLATS organized this Open House, with … Continue reading

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FLATS Uncle Sam 5k/1.2 Mile Run/Walk

Help build Phase 3.1 of the Forest Lake Area Trail System by running the FLATS Uncle Sam 5k (map) or walking the 1.2 mile course (map)! Registration is live at Active.com and paper entry forms are available at ATSU’s Thompson … Continue reading

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FLATS Phase 1 Founding Donor Sign Installed

We’re excited to announce that we’ve installed the sign thanking the Founding Donors of the Forest Lake Area Trail System at the FLATS Phase 1 Trail Head by the Thousand Hills Dining Lodge and it’s beautiful! Thanks to the incredible … Continue reading

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FLATS Phase 3.1 Capital Campaign Launch

FLATS will launch our Phase 3.1 Capital Campaign Friday, April 21 at Maxwell’s Restaurant in Kirksville, Missouri. Our goal is to raise $75,000 as matching funds for the $147,000 Recreational Trails Program Grant we were awarded in Fall 2016 by … Continue reading

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Run the 7th Annual FLATS Trail Half Marathon

Now in its seventh year, the FLATS Trail Half Marathon is  a 13.1 mile celebration of the outdoors that starts while the mist is still rising off beautiful Forest Lake and ends at West Winery at Jackson Stables with festivities aplenty. … Continue reading

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FLATS Awarded $147,000 Recreational Trails Program Grant

Following the successful completion of FLATS Phase 1 – a beautiful 8 foot wide section of the trail that runs along Forest Lake from the dining lodge, to the petroglyph site, and campground #2 that was funded by the Recreational … Continue reading

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Run the 6th Annual FLATS Trail Half Marathon!

The 6th Annual FLATS Trail Half Marathon is scheduled for Sunday, October 9th at 8:30 a.m. Upwards of 100 runners will start at the flagpole besides the Thousand Hills Marina and run the unpaved Thousand Hills Trail all the way around … Continue reading

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Run the 5th Annual FLATS Trail Half Marathon!

The 5th Annual FLATS Trail Half Marathon is scheduled for Saturday, October 17th at 8:30 a.m. Upwards of 100 runners will start at the flagpole besides the Thousand Hills Marina and run the unpaved Thousand Hills Trail all the way … Continue reading

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