Dear All,I know that many of you are interested in trails that can be used to walk, run, bike, and enjoy.  Many of the old rail road “beds” are being utilized for these trails.  The old B&O railroad bed does go through the southern part of our District.  It enters Marion County from Hendricks (which they have already finished a lot of the trail) and goes through or close by several of our neighborhoods as it goes north of Ben Davis High School and then under I – 465.  Some of that trail in Marion County is currently cleared, but not finished.  There have been a couple of fundraisers already to raise money for this trail to become a reality and Indy Gateway, the B&O Far West Side Trail Association, Flap Jacks Restaurant, and others have teamed up to bring the “Flap Jacks 5 K Run/Walk” on August 20th starting at 8:00 a.m. on the Ben Davis High School Campus to help raise funds that are necessary.

You may be wondering why I am sending this out over a month before the event?  There are three price breaks in registering and I wanted you to be able to take advantage of the lowest price for an individual to register.  If you register by July 25th the event is $25 per person.  From July 26th – August 8th it it $30 per person, and from Aug. 9th through Race Day it is $35 per person.  The first 200 people to register get a shirt – so that is even more of a reason to register early.  Families are $60 for two adults and two children.  Each additional child is $10 as well as students with a valid ID are $10.

At the end of the race there will be Flap Jack Pancakes for all the participates to enjoy.  There is a lot more information about this event, as well as how to sign up, if you go the to registration Event Page below.  Hope to see many of you there!  Don’t forget to sign up before July 25th for the best price.  Please share this information with others.  Let’s help make this a huge success for our community and the West Side of Indianapolis.


Janice McHenry

City-County Councillor District 6

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Subject: Flap Jacks 5 K Press Release
Date: Sat, 9 Jul 2016 12:07:32 +0000
From: Lisa Bentley <>
To: <>

As you know, the Flap Jacks 5K Walk/Run presented by Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance is coming this August 20th. Our registration Event Page is live at

I am hoping that you might consider sending an email about this event. Let me know if that is possible.

You can find a great promotion of this Flap Jacks 5K event to share on the Racemaker Productions Facebook page at as they are promoting the event. Please share this page and the event with all your friends on Facebook.

Please let me know if you have questions.

Lisa Bentley

Executive Director

Indy Gateway


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