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Abbey Trails 5K Run/2 Mile Walk

***Due to concerns regarding the spread of the coronavirus, COVID-19, the 2020 Abbey Trails event has been canceled.***

Dear friends,

We are saddened to announce that due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, the 25th Annual Abbey Trails 5k run and 2-mile walk has been canceled. The safety and health of our attendees, volunteers, and community always come first, and we thank you for your support as we work to slow down the spread of this virus.

For those of you who have already registered for this year’s Abbey Trails event, we will be reaching out to you personally over the next week. If you have questions, please contact us at events@conception.edu or call (660) 944-2958.

Our hearts are with those of you who have been personally affected by the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the communities and businesses around the world that are taking extreme measures to slow the spread of this virus.

For more details about the precautions, the entire campus of Conception is taking visit, www.conceptionabbey.org/information-regarding-coronavirus-covid19.

We hope to be back next year with Abbey Trails in early May!

In these challenging times, your support and prayers become even more important than ever for the continuation of our work. Thank you for your continued support and be assured of our continued prayers for all of you and those ill and affected by these recent events.

Asking God’s blessing on all of us,

Abbot Benedict Neenan, OSB

Abbey Trails is an annual 5K Run/2 Mile Walk and Health Fair held at Conception Abbey and Seminary College to promote physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being on our campus and in the local communities and to build community among runners and walkers in Northwest Missouri. Proceeds from the event are used to promote health and wellness initiatives at Conception Abbey and in the local community.

The 25th annual Abbey Trails 5K Run/2 Mile Walk will be held on Saturday, May 2, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. at Conception Abbey, 37174 HWY VV, Conception, MO 64433.

For more information about Abbey Trails, contact Trish Wiederholt, Event Coordinator at (660) 944-2958 or events@conception.edu.

Your registration fee includes a t-shirt, door prize registration, and your brunch ticket. 

Early Bird Registration Fee (received by March 27) $20/participant
Regular Registration Fee (received from March 28-April 20) $25/participant
Late Registration Fee (received after April 20)  $30/participant
Corporate Challenge (registration fees only)

Early: $20/participant
Regular: $25/participant
Late: $30/participant

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Out and back on a scenic, paved road with traffic control. Awards are given to 1st and 2nd places in each age group, male and female.
Participants estimate the time it will take to walk two miles around a paved surface on the beautiful Abbey grounds. Awards are given to the person finishing closest to their estimated times, 1st and 2nd place in each age group, male and female. Anyone wearing a watch will be disqualified.
Gather your co-workers and compete together in our corporate challenge! Take back to work the traveling winners’ trophies to display. Awards will be given to the business with the most participants, fastest average time in the 5K, and closest average time to estimated time in the 2-mile walk. For more information on how your business can participate, contact us at (660) 944-2958 or events@conception.edu.
Interested in sponsoring Abbey Trails and supporting health and wellness on our campus and in the surrounding community? There are various sponsorship opportunities with great benefits to your business or organization! Check out our sponsorship page by clicking on the button below!

Sponsor Abbey Trails!

Registration and packet pick-up will be from 7:30am-8:45am on the day of the race in the Welcome Center on the campus of Conception Abbey and Seminary College.
The Health Fair will feature local businesses and vendors who can provide services related to your health needs. Brunch will also be served at the health fair to all participants and volunteers; your race/bib number is your ticket in! All others wishing to eat brunch will be charged $5.
Awards will be given to 1st and 2nd place, male and female, in each of the following groups for both the 5K and 2-Mile Walk:

13 and under 14-19 20-29
30-39 40-49 50-59
60-69 70 and up  
Limited overnight accommodations are available in the Abbey Guest Center. To make a reservation, contact the AGC at (660) 944-2809.
The Conception Gift Shop will be open from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. on the day of the event.

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Phone: (660) 944-3100
Fax: (660) 944-2829

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