Welcome to the Oboz Trail Experience: Charlottesville

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About the Oboz Trail Experience

Oboz Footwear and Public Lands are inviting you to complete as many of Charlottesville's selected trails as you can in the month of October. This Experience is designed for you to re-discover your favorite trails, learn about new or lesser-known trails, push your limits, and recreate locally! You’ll also have the chance to compete against local legends, your peers, or just yourself if that’s more your style. 

The Oboz Trail Experience: Charlottesville is open to hikers, walkers, runners, and those utilizing mobility assistance devices. 

The Oboz Trail Experience runs from October 1 to October 31st. All participants will receive various swag from Oboz Footwear, Public Lands, and other supporting partners. Unlock other rewards by completing Promoted Trails and everyone who completes even just one trail will be entered to win one of five pairs of Oboz shoes at the end of the Experience.

  • October 1 - Oboz Trail Experience begins
  • October 31 - Last day of the Oboz Trail Experience
  • November 10 - After-Party! 6PM in the Public Lands Community Room

Participating is a Few Clicks Away and Registration is Free

1. Create an account with Terrain Scouts.

2. Register for the Oboz Trail Experience.

3. Link an Activity Tracking account to the challenge (don’t worry, there are several free tracking options! You’ll be able to create one if you don’t already have one). 

4. If you are using an Activity Tracking app on your phone, be sure it is downloaded and that you are logged on. Better yet, go test it out and make sure you know how to start, end, and save your activities! 

Registration Tutorial Video (2:06)

Participating is a Few Clicks Away and Registration is Free

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Engage With Your Trail Community

Join the Oboz Trail Experience: Charlottesville Facebook group to connect with others, share pictures from the trail, talk about your trail experiences, and receive Oboz Trail Experience updates. 

Oboz and Public Lands have come together to commit up to $500 to the Rivanna Trails Foundation. If you would also like to support their organization and the work they do, please click here. Their outstanding work helps to preserve and enhance the amazing trails we have in the Charlottesville area! 

About Public Lands

Public Lands is committed to protecting and celebrating our nation’s public lands, and ensuring everyone has the opportunity to enjoy them. From the products that stock our shelves to the gear we rent and repair and the materials used to build our store, we are conscious about our impact on the earth and our community. We want to share our journey of continual learning and improvement as we work to break down barriers of access and equity in the outdoors, be better stewards of places both local and national, and honor the history and cultures surrounding our public lands. In support of this mission, Public Lands is donating 1% of sales to the Public Lands Fund, which supports organizations protecting public lands and making them more accessible to all.

About the Unity Blaze

At the center of the Black Folks Camp Too logo is the Unity Blaze, a campfire symbol created by Black Folks Camp Too that promotes Unity in the outdoor community and beyond. The Unity Blaze means Treat Everyone, Everywhere, Equally. Your race, age, or gender does not matter. We all have something to say around the proverbial campfire. 

As part of the Oboz Trail Experience, you will find 2 trails with very special Unity Blaze rewards for completion. Consider inviting new and diverse friends to join you on this trail and tag your photos with #unityblaze.

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