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Upcoming Events

Arrowhead Trail Run – Arrowhead Trail Run is a 5k marked course at Arrowhead Park near Neola, Iowa.  Choose the traditional 5k distance, 2 laps for a 10k, or complete as many laps as you can in a 4 hour Enduro!  Medals will be awarded for the top 3 Male and Female in the 5k, 10k and Enduro events.  All are welcome to run, jog, walk or hike at your own pace. Learn more and register here.

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Ullr Bash 2022 – Inaugural Winter Ride Ullr (pron. ‘oo-lar’), stepson of Thor, is heralded among some as the God of winter, so come embrace the spirit on two wheels! Temps will be low, but spirits will be high. Bundle up and channel your inner Ullr on the inaugural winter party ride down the Wabash! Begin and end at the Council Bluffs Trailhead
•SOUP AND DRINKS BY TOBEY JACK’S MINEOLA STEAKHOUSE
20-MILE all-trail route
Snow or shine
•$30/ADVANCE REGISTRATION ($40 day of) •50/50 RAFFLE
•SUPPORT TRAILS DEVELOPMENT ACROSS THE COUNTY
•SILENT AUCTION
RIDER REGISTRATION CONSTITUTES
PARTICIPANT CONSENT TO BE BOUND BY TERMS OF HOLD HARMLESS AGREEMENT, A COPY OF WHICH IS AVAILABLE AT THE REGISTRATION SITE •no sag support
•dress appropriately
•ride at your own risk Registration: https://www.bikesignup.com/Race/IA/CouncilBluffs/ULLRBASH

 

Biketober – October 9, 2021 – Bike ride around Council Bluffs (fundraiser for Pott. Co. trails).

Arrowhead Obstacle Trail Run – April 24, 2021 -5K with 15+ obstacles and 1 Mile Kids Course with 10+ obstacles. Sponsored by Arrow Towing and The Buck Snort Restaurant.

Arrowhead Trail Run – October 11, 2020 – 5k trail run (or 2 loops for 10k) on the scenic trails and grounds of Arrowhead Park near Neola, Iowa. 100% non-profit with all proceeds benefiting the Pottawattamie County Trails Association.

Arrowhead Obstacle Trail Run –This event was canceled due to COVID-19.

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Biketober 2019

Saturday, October 5 – This bike ride around Council Bluffs is being hosted in partnership with The 712 Initiative and a portion of the proceeds will benefit Pottawattamie County Trails Association.

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Arrowhead Obstacle Trail Run 2019

Saturday, April 27 – 5k course on the trails of Arrowhead Park with 15 challenging obstacles. Also a kid friendly 1 Mile course!

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BIKEtober in the Bluffs – 2018

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Check out the Facebook event page here!

Registration is:
$5 for riders 18 and under, includes bike helmet
$20 for adult riders, includes t-shirt

Gather your friends and family for BIKEtober in the Bluffs, a family-friendly bike event happening on the 100 Block!!

Starting 12 p.m. with sign-in and registration, there will also be a bicycle safety rodeo led by the Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Office.

Along with the rodeo, True Wheel Bicycle Co. and Xtreme Wheels will be giving bike demos, fittings and tune-ups before the ride.

Three routes to choose from:
– A long 24-mile route starting at 2 p.m.
– A 3 to 6-mile family route starting at 2:25 p.m.
– A 14-mile social ride will start at 2:30 p.m.

Children age 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult to ride.

To register visit https://www.bikereg.com/biketober-in-the-bluffs

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Omaha Gives! is coming up on May 23rd! This 24-hour challenge is set for May 23rd, 2018 and the giving begins at midnight with a minimum $10 donation. Participating non-profits compete in hourly drawings for prize money making your donations go further. View our Omaha Gives! page and donate on the 23rd.

Our Bike Raffle and Silent Auction will be on Saturday, June 9th in Council Bluffs. Click here to learn more!

Our Annual Meeting will be Saturday, April 7 from 8:30-10:00am at the Underwood City Hall. Come and learn about the progress we’re making, our future plans, and find out how you can support trails in Pottawattamie County!

And join us on April 28th for the Arrowhead Obstacle Trail Run! Proceeds from the event will be donated to the Pottawattamie County Trails Association to help further our cause.

Trail construction has begun on our first trail! Visit our Facebook page for the most recent news. A section from Smith Wildlife Area near Council Bluffs to Highway L-34 was built in 2017. This section is expected to be completed to Weston, Underwood, and Neola within the next three years. Once this trail is completed, our second priority is a trail from Council Bluffs northward to Crescent and the Hitchcock Nature Center.

We are always looking for volunteers to join our committee, and for financial donations to help fund the trail system.

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Click here to check out our latest newsletter!

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Please support the countywide trail system by attending our upcoming Pancake Breakfast fundraiser!
What: Breakfast will include grilled pancakes, sausage, orange juice, and coffee. We are asking for a free-will donation to help us raise funds and support for our trails.
When: Sunday, May 1, 8am to noon.
Where: UMBA Hall – 300 2nd. Avenue, Underwood, IA 51576
Cost: Free-will donation
Questions? Contact Brian Shea at 402-968-7432.

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