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Mother's Day Groove Hike - Murphy Hanrehan Park Reserve

Come join me for a fitness hike on the hills at Murphy Hanrehan - the purpose is to get out, get aerobic exercise, get the heart beating, probably sweat, and move, move move.  We typically hike 3.5 - 4.0 mph the entire time. The hiking starts at 9:30 am, so be there a few minutes early to get ready, get introduced etc. To avoid the skeeters while we get ready to go, we'll be meeting in the parking lot near the restrooms.

If you don't have plans to celebrate the day with your mother, feel free to bring a picnic lunch and we'll enjoy lunch together after the hike.  Please not picnic interest in the comments. 

Looking forward to getting out and enjoying a great hike on Mother's Day!

Hike Specifics

Length: Estimate 6 miles

Duration: About[masked] hours

Surface: gravel or grass/dirt

Conditions: Hilly , possibly muddy depending on rain

Difficulty: Moderate

OTHER

Scenery: Woods

Amenities: Vault toilets.  Unsure if there is water available, so please bring your own.

Weather: We hike snow, sleet, rain or shine, cancel only for severe weather conditions

Recommend to bring: Water, bug spray, more bug spray, appropriate footwear

No One under 18 years old, No Dogs, No +1's: Only registered members of TCHM

Here is a link to the Three Rivers Park District website for directions:  http://www.threeriversparks.org/directions.aspx?name=Murphy-Hanrehan+Park+Reserve&address=15501+Murphy+Lake+Road&citystatezip=Savage%2c+MN+55378&ll=44.7254%2c-93.3494

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  • Grace

    Thank you very much for organizing this wonderful Mother's Day hike at a beautiful park, Madeleine! Special thanks to Barb and Cindy for taking the lead today!! Excellent!!

    1 · May 11, 2014

    • Cindy

      Thanks, Grace! It was a great time!

      May 11, 2014

  • Rita L

    I woke this morning quite ill. I'm sorry for the last minute cancellation :-(

    May 11, 2014

    • Judi S.

      Thank you Rita. I'd heal faster if I took the flexeril but hate how it makes me frel

      May 11, 2014

  • Ann M.

    I got on the go list but had to cancel. Have fun!

    May 11, 2014

  • Judi S.

    Sorry for the late cancel. Hurt my back but was hoping it would have been better by niw

    May 11, 2014

    • Cindy

      Feel better Judi!

      May 11, 2014

  • sc

    Hi may I get a ride from downtown Minneapolis ?many tks

    May 10, 2014

  • Therese B

    Thanks for the reminder Madeleine. I cancelled. Our family ended up planning a Mother's Day brunch instead of a dinner.

    May 9, 2014

  • Sepora

    Sorry I have to cancel - enjoy!

    May 9, 2014

  • Madeleine C

    I did a bit of a doofus job of managing my schedule and am not going to be able to lead this hike. No worries, though, as Cindy and Barb have graciously accepted to lead on my behalf - THANK YOU!! I'm keeping myself on the attendee list even though I won't be there so I can still send out reminders. I've upped the attendee limit to 21, however, so I'm not taking up a spot someone else could have. Have a great hike, everyone! Bummed, bummed, bummed I won't be able to be there...

    May 2, 2014

    • Tim M.

      I know Cindy and Barb will do an excellent job as hosts, but you will be missed none the less.

      May 5, 2014

  • Madeleine C

    Gotta change the description here. Apparently, most of Murphy Hanrehan is not dog friendly. So, no dogs on this hike, and I'll be leaving Bella at home :-(.

    April 2, 2014

    • Tim M.

      With a month yet to go, it's still possible to change the venue to a more puppy friendly park. Just sayin'. ~grins~

      April 11, 2014

    • Madeleine C

      Thanks Tim. Lookin' forward to Murphy, though.

      April 13, 2014

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