The Gauntlet Run is a 5k obstacle run hosted at Chenoweth Trails to benefit the Light Foundation, a nonprofit created in 2001 by Greenville native and former New England Patriot Matt Light, to instill and augment the values of responsibility, accountability, and hard work by providing youth with a unique outdoor learning experiences that assist them in reaching their highest potential. Gauntlet Events include bands, FREE kids race for ages 7-13, great food, raffle prizes, 50/50 chances, a beer tent and special guest appearances. The event also provides a FREE Kid Care Venue, run by certified sitters and volunteers to provide a safe and entertaining atmosphere to our participants’ kids. Participants are urged to come out on June 7, 2014, for an experience like no other. Test your mental/physical strength, cheer on your friends and enjoy a full day of entertainment!
Chenoweth Trails is the home for Camp Vohokase, an annual outdoor leadership camp run by the Foundation for kids from select cities and towns across the country. It also plays host to several other nonprofits throughout the year, welcoming the Boy Scouts, the YMCA, Darke County Adapted PE, church retreats, Mississinawa Elementary School, School Bond Levy Friends of Quality Greenville Schools, The Church of the Brethren Volunteer Service Youth Retreat, in addition to Light Foundation initiatives, like the Ghosts & Goblins Run, a Pumpkin Festival, and a Youth Wild Turkey Hunt. With your continued support of our Foundation, we will continue to upgrade and expand the facility to support larger nonprofit groups’ efforts, and impact more kids from around the country. That’s always been our greater goal.