7K Race participants to explore “The Shawshank Redemption” film locations

Front ViewMANSFIELD, OH USA – Runners, walkers and fans of the No. 1 movie of all time, “The Shawshank Redemption,” are invited to take their mark for the first-ever Shawshank Hustle. Beginning at the Ohio State Reformatory, which starred in the movie as the Shawshank Prison, this 7K trail will weave participants through many of the movie’s film locations. The race takes place July 25, starting at 8:30 a.m. Registration and additional information are available at ShawshankHustle.comContinue reading

Guide service offers WILD Women in the Wilderness adventure

women2Gatlinburgh, TN — Coincidentally timed with Academy Awards, which include dual nominations for Wild, the Great Smoky Mountains’ premier guide service is expanding its Women in the Wilderness backpacking trips.  A Walk in the Woods season begins March 8 and will kick off this year with 10 three-day backpacking trips designed just for women.  Customized longer trips designed for specific groups of women are also available.  Continue reading