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FredTrails Quarry & Motts Loop Celebration: 3 Week Virtual Event

January 1 - 22

|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until January 1, 2021
| Free

FredTrails Quarry & Motts Loop Celebration: 3 Week Virtual Event
We hope to encourage our community to bundle up and get outside during the holidays to safely enjoy our local natural surface trails from December 11th to December 31st. We end our celebration in the New Year. Our last live-stream (virtual) event happens January 1st, 2021 at 4pm.

What exactly are we celebrating?
Thanks to our sponsors, generous donations, grant awards, contributors and volunteers we accomplished a lot in 2020! We are celebrating our natural surface trails in Fredericksburg, VA. We were able to connect the Motts Run Reservoir Loop trail, and we are in the process of putting in our Quarry Trails signage amongst other things. We will share with you holiday messages from our sponsors. Bookmark our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/fredtrails to stay connected!

Missed our Kick-off celebration?
No worries, listen here: https://youtu.be/bhctLQXTfjk
Be sure to expand the description under the YouTube video as it holds important links, e.g. parking locations, map links, trail status, etc.

How do I get entered into the random drawings?
Fill out our Google form (parents must fill out a form for under 18): https://fredtrails.shortcm.li/celebrate

In short, each week you can enter a random drawing for prizes up to 4 times.
1 – Bike a mile on the loop
2 – Hike a mile on the loop (walk)
3 – Run a mile on the loop
4 – Get Creative, share a story (photo encouraged), expression (art, song, poetry) or historic remembrance of Quarry & Motts trail.

There are multiple gift cards and prizes awarded each week. The drawings are double randomized; entries and prizes are randomly drawn. While you can be entered up to 4 times for each weekly drawing, you are only eligible for one weekly prize each week. On 1/1 we will hold the regular weekly random drawings. Successfully entering into any of the weekly drawings gets you an entry into our grand-prize drawings also held on 1/1.

What prizes/gift cards are available to win?
The biggest prize is the community treasure of these beautiful trail systems. We want you to enjoy them as much as we do. Stay tuned to our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/fredtrails

Our local businesses have supported this 3-week celebration by donating prizes and gift cards for each week.

On each week, you can become eligible to win one of the following:

1 Specter Helmet, Trek ($150 value) donated by Trek, Fredericksburg, VA
$20 Trek Gift Card donated by Trek, Fredericksburg, VA
$50 Old Towne Butcher Gift Card donated by Olde Towne Butcher, Fredericksburg, VA
$10 Pig Pitt Gift Card donated by The Pig Pitt, Fredericksburg, VA
$50 Amazon Gift Card donated by Align Virtual Solutions, Fredericksburg, VA
$50 Wegmans Gift Card donated by Wegmans, Fredericksburg, VA
$5 gift Red Dragon Brewery coupon donated by Red Dragon Brewery, Fredericksburg, VA
River Rock Outfitter Gift Card donated by River Rock Outfitter, Fredericksburg, VA

On 1/1 in addition to the Week 3 drawings, we will be drawing for grand prizes. All our prizes are grand, but we wanted to give you another chance to win! A successful submission for any week makes you eligible. Winning a prize in a previous week does not make you ineligible for grand prizes. You can only win one grand prize.

1 Blaze Helmet, Trek ($300 value) donated by Trek, Fredericksburg, VA
$20 Trek Gift Card donated by Trek, Fredericksburg, VA
$20 Trek Gift Card donated by Trek, Fredericksburg, VA
$10 Pig Pitt Gift Card donated by The Pig Pitt, Fredericksburg, VA
$10 Pig Pitt Gift Card donated by The Pig Pitt, Fredericksburg, VA
$40 Olde Towne Bicycles gift card donated by Olde Towne Bicycles, Fredericksburg, VA
1 Dozen Donuts Paul’s Bakery donated by Paul’s Bakery, Fredericksburg, VA
Gary,Beanie Baby (priceless) donated by “On The Fredericksburg Trails” Facebook group

How does the community participate in this FredTrails virtual celebration event?
Participation is open to residents of Virginia. To be eligible for the random drawings/awards participants must bike, hike, or run a mile on our Quarry or Motts Run Reservoir trails. Alternatively, (or in addition to) participants can submit a creative story, expression, or historic remembrance. Rules are outlined on a Google form for which a waiver is required. Individuals have up to four opportunities to be entered each week. Participants submit proof of completion to bikehikerun@fredtrails.org
Week 1 Friday, December 11th until Thursday, December 17th at 6 pm [Holiday Fun & Prize drawings will be LiveStreamed 12/18, 4 pm]
Week 2 Friday, December 18th until Thursday, December 24th at 6 pm [Holiday Fun & Prize drawings will be LiveStreamed 12/26, 4 pm]
Week 3 Friday, December 25th until Thursday, December 31st at 6 pm [Holiday Fun & Prize drawings will be LiveStreamed 1/1, 4 pm]
By following the rules and entering you will be eligible for gift cards and select prizes donated by our community businesses and groups.

Do I need to attend/log in to the LiveStream events?
While we hope you do, you do not need to be present to win. These events are held 12/18, 12/26, and 1/1 at 4pm. You can join us at https://alignvls.zoom.us/j/96377218002
Will there ever be an official in-person FredTrails+Community celebration (ribbon cutting) ceremony?
Yes, FredTrails hopes to invite vendors, sponsors, city officials, and the entire community to attend a live celebration of not only the completion of the Motts Loop Reservoir and Quarry signage but for all the great things you’ve helped us complete to date. Food, fun, exercise, entertainment! Obviously, we can’t do this during a pandemic. Stay tuned for more information in Spring 2021…

Questions? Email Jennifer Withrow jenniferwithrow@fredtrails.org or Eli Hanisian elihanisian@fredtrails.org

Details

Start:
January 1
End:
January 22
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/fredtrails

Venue

FredTrails Quarry & Motts Loop Celebration
Quarry Trails & Motts Run Trail Loop, Fredericksburg, VA 22407 United States
Phone:
8044453898

Organizer

Jennifer Withrow
Phone:
5402738541
Email:
Website:
http://www.fredtrails.org/