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Friends of the Trails to host 10th Annual Fun'd Ride

Join us Saturday, September 19, 2015 for the 10th Annual Friends of the Trails Fun’d Ride. This year’s rides (15 mile, 37 mile, 67 mile) will begin and end at South Side Boat Club and will be held in conjunction with the Quincy 5 Miler event. Register online for this year’s event or print a registration…

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First Bankers Trust Makes Second Large Donation

First Bankers Trust Makes Second Large Donation to Bill Klingner Trail Fundraising Campaign Only $19,000 Left to Raise to meet $500,000 Goal Quincy, IL  – First Bankers Trust recently made a second large donation to the Complete Bill Klingner Trail (formerly Cedar Creek Trail) Campaign bringing their total contribution to $8,000. This is the second…

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Friends of the Trails 7th Annual Bicycle Fun'd Ride!

The 7th Annual Bicycle Fun’d Ride is just around the corner!  Where: Bob Mays Park When: August 18, 2012 This annual poker run is a great way to stay active and experience the city of Quincy’s trailways while having fun and supporting further development of the trailways!  The cycling portion of the event will have four different…

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Looking for Lincoln Heritage Trail Complete!

Thanks to generous donations from Awerkamp Machine, Quincy Exchange Club, and Signs in Time, Quincy’s Lincoln Heritage Trail project is complete!  The last component of the project included installation of trail signage, and 30 directional signs have been placed along the trail, guiding people to the next historic Lincoln site.  History buffs can now enjoy…

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Friends of the Trails 6th Annual Fun'd Ride!

The 6th Annual Fun’d Ride is upon us! Where: Bob Mays Park  When: August 20, 2011 This annual poker run is a great way to stay active and experience the city of Quincy’s trailways.  The cycling portion of the event will have four different distances for cyclists.  We will have 5, 15, 36, and 67-mile routes for…

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Friends of the Trails Elects New Board Officers & Members

January 2011 The Friends of the Trails board conducted nominations for new officers and board members.  Cullan Duke accepted the position of president, replacing Greg Davis.  Holly Cain was replaced as vice president by Terry Anastas.  Chuck Bevelheimer was re-elected as secretary.  Jennifer Sousa replaced Beth Conte as treasurer.  Friends of the Trails also welcomed…

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Friends of the Trails 5th Annual Bicycle Fun'd Ride

The 5th Annual Friends of the Trails Bicycle Fun’d Ride will be held August 21, 2010 at Bob Mays Park.  This annual poker run is a great way to stay active and experience the city of Quincy’s trail ways.  The cycling portion of the event will have four different distances for cyclists.  We will have 5, 15,…

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Anderson Graphics and Images Offset Printing Receive Outstanding Service and Dedication Award from Friends of the Trails

On January 13th the Friends of the Trails honored Anderson Graphics and Images Offset Printing for their exemplary service to the organization over the past several years for donating their services to the Annual Friends of the Trails Bicycle Fun’d Ride.  Anderson Graphics operated by Paul Anderson since 1987, has provided the screen printing for…

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Bicycle Racks

Friends of the Trails is in the process of placing 30 hitch series bicycle racks in the downtown area. The funding was provided by the Illinois Maine Street Program. The majority of the racks have been placed along Maine Street in the downtown area between 3rd and 12th Street. The bicycle racks each hold two bicycles and…

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