Healthy Communities Events


Area Hikes and Bike Rides

sponsors group hikes and bike rides throughout the year. These events are free and open to all. Email announcements of upcoming events are sent out via Constant Contact Email. If you would like to be included on our list of persons interested in upcoming events, please send your Email address and contact information to jrichjr@triad.rr.com. This information will not be shared with any other organization. If inclement weather at the time of the planned event, the event will be canceled or postponed.

Questions? Need directions? Contact Jim Rich 336-625-2993 or jrichjr@triad.rr.com.


Area Walking Group

Anyone interested in joining a morning walking group in Asheboro, please contact Susan Short. This group walks from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. for three miles. They meet at the Downtown Asheboro Farmer’s Market on multiple mornings each week. During inclement weather, they walk at Randolph Mall for the same time and distance, meeting at Chick-Fil-A. There is no cost to participate. Please contact Susan Short at 336-328-5971 for details.


AREA EVENTS


January 5, 2020 – Healthy Communities Hike to Quartz Mine and Cedar Mtn Overlook, Burkhead Wilderness

  • Location: Asheboro, NC. Meet at the Downtown Farmer’s Market to car pool to the site of the hike.
  • Start: 1:30 p.m.
  • Info: Contact Jim Rich at 336-625-2993 or jrichjr@triad.rr.com

February 2, 2020 – Healthy Communities Hike from Mondo Vista at Caraway Conference Center and Camp

  • Location: Asheboro, NC. Meet at the Downtown Farmer’s Market to car pool to the site of the hike.
  • Start: 1:30 p.m.
  • Info: Contact Jim Rich at 336-625-2993 or jrichjr@triad.rr.com

March 8, 2020 – Healthy Communities Hike on Loop Trail at Mount Shepherd Retreat Center

  • Location: Asheboro, NC. Meet at the Downtown Farmer’s Market to car pool to the site of the hike.
  • Start: 1:30 p.m.
  • Info: Contact Jim Rich at 336-625-2993 or jrichjr@triad.rr.com

April 5, 2020 – Healthy Communities Celebration of 50th Anniversary of Earth Day – Hike to Water Wall and Sorghum Cooker in Uwharrie National Forest

  • Location: Asheboro, NC. Meet at the Downtown Farmer’s Market to car pool to the site of the hike.
  • Start: 1:30 p.m.
  • Info: Contact Jim Rich at 336-625-2993 or jrichjr@triad.rr.com

May 3, 2020 – Healthy Communities Hike to Russell Gold Mine in Uwharrie National Forest

  • Location: Asheboro, NC. Meet at the Downtown Farmer’s Market to car pool to the site of the hike.
  • Start: 1:30 p.m.
  • Info: Contact Jim Rich at 336-625-2993 or jrichjr@triad.rr.com

June 7, 2020 – Healthy Communities Celebration of National Trail Day – Hike on the Franklinville Rail Trail and Visit to Historic Faith Rock

  • Location: Asheboro, NC. Meet at the Downtown Farmer’s Market to car pool to the site of the hike.
  • Start: 1:30 p.m.
  • Info: Contact Jim Rich at 336-625-2993 or jrichjr@triad.rr.com

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