An annual international film showcase arrives at Touch of Nature Environmental Center on the eve of the expanded seventh annual Rocky Ledges Trail Run. The Ledlenser Trails in Motion Film Tour brings the finest trail and ultra-running films to audiences passionate about the sport, 6 p.m., Friday, May 3 to Touch of Nature’s Little Grassy Lodge.
Like-minded trails runners and enthusiasts are sure to enjoy this festival-styled event, which celebrates the diverse culture of the sport, proceeds of which will help support the development of Touch of Nature’s multi-use trails project. The event is hosted by noted ultra-runners Kelly and Stephanie LeeAnn Hutchins. Food and drink is provided by St. Nicklaus Brewing Company, which along with So Ill Racing and Touch of Nature, is sponsoring the event.
Tickets are $25, plus a $2.60 sign-up fee, at https://runsignup.com/Race/IL/Makanda/TrailsinMotion. Lodging is available for those running in the Rocky Ledges 5k and 10k Run the following morning at signup for an additional cost. Registration ends at noon May 3. Sorry. No refunds.