Pine Pacer Challenge 2024

Register Today

Kick off the year with a wintertime running and walking challenge. Participants select a monthly goal of 25, 50, or 100 miles. Throughout the month of January, track all of your runs and walks and submit the mileages of each workout on  the virtual results website. You can run or walk at The Arboretum, around the block, on a treadmill, or anywhere else that you like to run and walk. Remember this is a challenge, so get ready to push yourself and kick off your new year's resolutions!

Included with Registration


  • Pine Pacer Challenge Flex Fleece Pullover

  • Challenge completion sticker

  • Daily free admission for non-members

  • Weekly motivational emails with Arboretum running and walking route suggestions

  • $10 off of a new Morton 1-6 level membership

  • ADD ON: Pine Pacer travel mug and a month of free hot coffee or tea at the Gingko Cafe

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New This Year!

Pine Pacer travel mug

Add on the limited-time only Pine Pacer travel mug and receive a free hot coffee or hot tea every day from the Arboretum Cafe when you bring it in to complete your miles during the month of January.

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Run or Walk Your Miles in our Winter Landscape

Not only can you select to get free coffee at the Arboretum, we will tell you some great routes to walk or run! By using Strava, we have created several winter routes for you to discover. We will provide the length of the trail, elevation information, ability level, and even an amount of time it will take you!

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Pine Pacer & Arboretum Membership


Register for the Pine Pacer Challenge today! Guests have the opportunity to take advantage of a $10 discount on any new Morton 1-6 one year membership. 

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