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August adventures await – there’s no better time to get outside and explore state parks! Find solitude in wonders of nature or enjoy bucolic moments with an inner circle of adventure seekers as part of HMF’s new Evergreen Adventure, presented by Webster Bank.

Hiking, walking and running excursions are compiled with directions to visit 20 parks in Connecticut and Rhode Island. Also included is a selection of locals’ favorite spots for ice cream, lunch, bagels and more. Let the beauty of the region’s natural resources motivate you to move, and the Evergreen Adventure reward you.

#HMFevergreenadventure – Share moments from your adventure with us and visit the Facebook Event page for updates and connect with other participants.

DETAILS

Register for the Evergreen Adventure presented by Webster Bank and receive

  • Custom Evergreen Adventure themed hoorag.
  • Donation on your behalf to the East Coast Greenway by Webster Bank
  • Custom WILD themed adventure playlist curated by the professionals at Powerstation Events
  • Digital badges to mark progress of park adventures

$15 (ages 12+) / $10 (ages 2-11)

THE CHALLENGE

  • Complete Three Parks: earn the Bronze Badge
  • Complete Four Parks: earn the Silver Badge
  • Complete Six Parks: earn the Gold Badge
  • Complete 10 or more Parks: earn the Evergreen Badge


Download links for these digital badges will be emailed for participants to post on social media.

CHARITY

Webster Bank will generously make a $10 donation on behalf of each registered participant to support the East Coast Greenway in Connecticut and Rhode Island (up to $5,000).

The East Coast Greenway is a walking and biking route stretching 3,000 miles from Maine to Florida, connecting our nation’s most populated corridor. The Greenway offers a safe place for bicyclists, walkers, runners, and more — of all ages and abilities — to commute, exercise, and visit new destinations.

The 200 miles of the East Coast Greenway that run through Connecticut showcase the state’s diversity, from coast to inland, city to country. In Rhode Island, the nearly 50-mile route through the state enters in the north from Massachusetts on the Blackstone River Bikeway. MORE

SWAG

Each participant will be mailed a custom hoorag, appropriate to use as a face mask, headband or neck gaiter.

WILD WITH MILES

Kids are invited to join “Miles the Tortoise” on his scavenger hunt adventure through the parks, forest and trails! Wild with Miles is a specially designed kids companion program to the Evergreen Adventure, in which participants ages 2-11 will receive their very own Parks Passport and stickers to add as they make discoveries in the wild!

Filled your Parks Passport with stickers and still ready for more adventures? Just visit the TOOLKIT to download and print additional Parks Passport checklists.

#WildWithMiles – Share moments from your scavenger hunt adventure with us!

ACTIVITY SUBMISSIONS

Results will be submitted through your haku participant account between 12:00 AM on Saturday, 8/1 and 11:59 PM on Tuesday, 9/1.

  • Option 1 – Sync your compatible wearable device prior to your activity. Results will be uploaded to your Haku results platform once your watch resyncs to your application. WEARABLE SYNC DETAILS
    • Compatible with: Garmin Connect* and FitBit.
    • Don’t have a wearable device? No problem! Download the free Fitbit app on your smartphone and use the MobileRun® feature to track pace, time and distance. You can also control your music and use voice cues to stay in command. LEARN MORE
  • Option 2 – Enter your results manually. Feel free to submit an image for verification of your activity. MANUAL UPLOAD DETAILS

Each week we’ll be updating the leaderboard to show who’s leading the challenge!

* Garmin Connect is still experiencing system issues, we anticipate it being up and running shortly. We suggest using the manual upload option until the system has been restored.

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