John’s Run/Walk Shop Winter Trail Series


TrailWinter

Join us on select Sunday’s as we run some of the best trails in the area! Details for each week through the winter can be found below. These runs are completely free, open to public, and accommodating to all paces, including hikers. Please register at the RunSignUp link so we can plan carpooling logistics and post run coffee/snacks. See you on the trails!

 

Sunday 11/26: Capitol View Park

These are gentle, multi-purpose trails overlooking the Capitol Building. The trails are easy for any distance depending on how much you want to repeat. It’s a short, easy drive from Lexington!

Meet at John’s to carpool: 7:15 AM
Meet at trailhead: 8:00 AM
Register Here

 

Sunday 12/03: OFF

 

Sunday 12/10: Clear Creek

Clear Creek Campground is a good access point to some great sections of the Sheltowee Trace! It’s an easy 1 hour drive from Lexington, but it feels like you’re deep into the wilderness. We’ll be doing an out an back along the trail, making it easy to go as much or little as you want. If you make it out far enough, there are spectacular ridge-line views and beautiful rock formations.

Meet at John’s to carpool: 6:45 AM
Meet at trailhead: 8:00 AM
Register Here

 

Sunday 12/17: Skullbuster

One of our favorites! These are very runnable mountain biking trails in nearby Georgetown. There are 8 or 13 mile loops with the potential to double up or do an out and back to make it longer or shorter, respectively.

Meet at John’s to carpool: 7:00 AM
Meet at trailhead: 8:00 AM
Register Here

 

Sunday 12/24: OFF- Merry Christmas Eve!

 

Sunday 12/31: OFF- Happy New Year!

 

Sunday 1/7: Red River Gorge (Bison Way)

One of the most beautiful sections of trail running in the Red River Gorge! Join us for a fantastic 4.5 mile point-to-point run (we’ll provide the carpool between start/finish) that features a suspension bridge, natural arch, towering rock wall, and incredible views. There is the potential to add on miles easily if you want to go further.

Meet at John’s to carpool: 6:30 AM
Meet at trailhead: 8:00 AM
Register Here

 

Sunday 1/14: Raven Run

The very best trail running you’ll find within Fayette county! Join us for some great trails and spectacular views of the Kentucky River. The main outer loop is just shy of 5 miles, but there is the opportunity to do as much or little as you want.

Meet at John’s to carpool: 8:15 AM
Meet at trailhead: 9:00 AM
Register Here

 

Sunday 1/21: OFF

 

Sunday 1/28: Carter Caves

Carter caves has some great trail running and stunning arches. Join us as we explore this hidden Kentucky gem!

Meet at John’s to carpool: 6:15 AM
Meet at trailhead: 8:00 AM
Register Here

 

Sunday 2/4: Skullbuster

One of our favorites! These are very runnable mountain biking trails in nearby Georgetown. There are 8 or 13 mile loops with the potential to double up or do an out and back to make it longer or shorter, respectively.

Meet at John’s to carpool: 7:00 AM
Meet at trailhead: 8:00 AM
Register Here

 

Sunday 2/11: OFF

 

Sunday 2/18: Red River Gorge (Auxier Ridge)

Arguably one of the best trail loops in Kentucky! This 4.5 mile loop varies from sandy ridge-line to rocky overlook to deep valley. You can run as many or few laps as you want to get the distance you need.

Meet at John’s to carpool: 6:45 AM
Meet at trailhead: 8:00 AM
Register Here

 

Sunday 2/25: Capitol View Park

These are gentle, multi-purpose trails overlooking the Capitol Building. The trails are easy for any distance depending on how much you want to repeat. It’s a short, easy drive from Lexington!

Meet at John’s to carpool: 7:15 AM
Meet at trailhead: 8:00 AM
Register Here

 

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