The Umstead Coalition
Dedicated to the appreciation, use, and preservation of the William B. Umstead State Park and the Richland Creek natural area

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2015 Walk/Run/Bike for Umstead

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Thanks to all for a great event!

100% of funds raised go to directly help
William B. Umstead State Park!

National weather service is predicting nice weather on Saturday!

Information:  Walk_Run_Bike

4-mile race results for the 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, and 2010 Run/Walk are posted (click below):

Umstead 4-mile race results


Come enjoy a great day on Park Trails, listen to great music, and enjoy childrens' activities. Thanks to Triangle Off Road Cylists (TORC) for the Tour de TORC guided bike rides and Carolina Godiva Track Club for race timing!!

More information:  Walk_Run_Bike for Umstead

Thanks to all for supporting William B. Umstead State Park. 

The Umstead Coalition would like to extend a special thank-you to the Walton family who have allowed us to hold this event in his private meadow for 21 years! Dr. Walton passed away on April 3, 2012. We miss him dearly.

2015 Photo Contest

Last year's photo contest was such a popular success, we've opened up the 2nd annual contest. 

The 2014 winning photos are on display at the Park Visitor Center.  They can also on our web site at: 
2014 Photo Contest
Also, the 2015 Photo Calendars featuring the winning photos can be purchased at the Park Visitor Center for a reduced price of $5.
2015 Photo Calendar

Upcoming events and Service Projects, Click on Event listed below for information. To register, scroll to bottom of any event information page and click on "Register."

05/02/2015 10:00 AM • William B. Umstead State Park
05/16/2015 10:00 AM • William B. Umstead State Park
05/20/2015 10:00 AM • William B. Umstead State Park
05/27/2015 10:00 AM • William B. Umstead State Park
05/30/2015 12:30 PM • William B. Umstead State Park Visitor Center
2015 T-shirt features the magnificent red-tailed hawk.  The hawk is on the back, the "I love William B. Umstead State Park is a small printing on the front). 
The t-shirt is an amazing fabric.  Color "Bay"  (a slate blue). Style is Authentic brand, pigment XtraFine T-shirt.  It's 5oz 100% combed ringspun cotton and it so SO soft!  Double-needle stitching throughout, Garment-dyed in the USA for a soft, lived-in feel. Youth style is 5.6oz.             

Stories in Stone by Tom Weber

Available at:

William B. Umstead State Park Visitor Center, off US 70 (donation of $20 to The Umstead Coalition)

Great Outdoor Provision Company:Cameron Village, Raleigh, NC and 1800 East Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC (out of stock)

Quail Ridge Books & Music, Wade Avenue, Raleigh, NC

REI:: North Hills, Raleigh, NC (out of stock)

The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth Street, Durham, NC

McIntyre's Books, Fearrington Village, Pittsboro, NC (hard back only)

Flyleaf Books 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC (sold by The Umstead Coalition)

The Umstead Coalition is dedicated to the appreciation, use, and preservation of the William B. Umstead State Park and the Richland Creek Natural Area.
The Umstead Coalition, PO Box 10654, Raleigh, NC  27605 (919) 852-2268   
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