#BlackMenDoHike @ Castlewood State Park 9.20.20

Sun, Sep 20, 2020, 8:30 am - 1:00 pm CST

castlewood state park
1401 Kiefer creek rd
Ballwin , MO 63021, United States

20 Sep

About the Event

Black People Who Hike is teaming up with 100 Black Men of St. Louis to bring you #BlackMenDoHike! In celebration of 100BM’s September Community Health Month and to encourage our black men to get outside and get active in nature we are hosting a quick fun local hike! 

  • Location: Castlewood State Park,  Ballwin, MO
  • Hike is geared for a beginner to intermediate pace
  • 3 mile hike
  • Arrive 8:30am at Castlewood State Park. When you enter the park you will cross a bridge about a half mile in where there are two parking lots across the street from each other. Turn into the left parking lot and park there.
  • Checkin upon arrival and pick up lunch. Intros and trail safety begin at 9:00 a.m.  sharp with the hike immediately following.
  • Conclude  by 1:00 p.m.
  • What to wear: breathable athletic attire, a hat
  • Shoes/socks: you will want to wear hiking shoes/boots or sneakers with good traction. 2 layers of Tall socks are recommend to wear during hiking to avoid bug bites and rocks in your shoes
  • What to bring: a backpack to carry everything in, bug spray, sunscreen, a hat, a minimum of 1 liter of water,  rain jacket or emergency poncho, sunglasses and a positive attitude! It is recommended to bring with you an extra set of clothes, socks and shoes to keep in the car in case you get dirty!
  • Everyone will have to fill out a Covid waiver that will be emailed upon registration. The waiver will include information that will have to be disclosed such as if you or anyone in your household has been sick within the last 14 days. Masks are required to be worm upon arrival and anytime when a six foot distance can’t be kept (at checkin, group photos, snack breaks, etc). If you are spread out from your neighbor you will not have to wear the mask while hiking.  Strict social distancing policies will be followed.
  • Although this event was created to encourage our men to get outside, women are also welcome to join the hike. *Everyone must register.

*Disclaimer: Blackpeoplewhohike is  not an event organizing company and assumes no  liability for your safety. Upon registration you will receive a waiver emailed to you stating such. 

Location

castlewood state park
1401 Kiefer creek rd
Ballwin , MO 63021, United States

Date and Time

Sun, Sep 20, 2020, 8:30 am - 1:00 pm CST

09/20/2020 8:30 am 09/20/2020 1:00 pm America/Chicago #BlackMenDoHike @ Castlewood State Park 9.20.20 castlewood state park
1401 Kiefer creek rd
Ballwin , MO 63021, United States
<p>Black People Who Hike is teaming up with 100 Black Men of St. Louis to bring you BlackMenDoHike! In celebration of 100BM’s September Community Health Month and to encourage our black men to get outside and get active in nature we are hosting a quick fun local hike!&nbsp;</p><ul><li>Location: Castlewood State Park, &nbsp;Ballwin, MO</li><li>Hike is geared for a beginner to intermediate pace</li><li>3 mile hike</li><li>Arrive 8:30am at Castlewood State Park. When you enter the park you will cross a bridge about a half mile in where there are two parking lots across the street from each other. Turn into the left parking lot and park there.</li><li>Checkin upon arrival and pick up lunch. Intros and trail safety begin at 9:00 a.m. &nbsp;sharp with the hike immediately following.</li><li>Conclude &nbsp;by 1:00 p.m.</li><li>What to wear: breathable athletic attire, a hat</li><li>Shoes/socks: you will want to wear hiking shoes/boots or sneakers with good traction. 2 layers of Tall socks a...<br/><br/> For details, visit the event page: https://www.ticketfalcon.com/e/blackmendohike/

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Organizer

Black People Who Hike
@blackpeoplewhohike was created to inspire people of color to step out of their comfort zones and get active outside! We meet every Sunday morning at a different location in the St. Louis area. Current Sunday Funday activities have included hiking, rock climbing and kayaking. Future Sunday Funday actives include bicycling, skiing and zip lining. We have new people that join each week who are new to these various activities and we welcome that! This group is all about new experiences! We are on Instagram at @blackpeoplewhohike. If you are not already following us, please do so here! https://www.instagram.com/blackpeoplewhohike @Blackpeople is a group of friends and perspective friends who enjoy hiking and other activities together. It is not a professional event planning or guide service that assumes any responsibility for your safety.

Organizer

Blackpeoplewhohike

@blackpeoplewhohike was created to inspire people of color to step out of their comfort zones and get active outside! We meet every Sunday morning at a different location in the St. Louis area. Current Sunday Funday activities have included hiking, rock climbing and kayaking. Future Sunday Funday actives include bicycling, skiing and zip lining. We have new people that join each week who are new to these various activities and we welcome that! This group is all about new experiences! We are on Instagram at @blackpeoplewhohike. If you are not already following us, please do so here! https://www.instagram.com/p/B3LB2OdHNhP/?igshid=1xxafiw2d2eho

@Blackpeople is a group of friends and perspective friends who enjoy hiking and other activities together. It is not a professional event planning or guide service that assumes any responsibility for your safety.