A local group affiliated with a national walking association is putting the final touches on an upcoming event in the Riverbend. Illinois Trekkers Volkssport Club will be hosting the first Eagle Fest Walk 5K and 6K on Saturday.

Group member Andy Bacon tells The Big Z they hope to see some eagles as participants walk along a couple of routes.


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The cost to participate is $3 per walker. Registration will take place from 9 a.m until 11a.m. on Saturday at McDonald’s located on Broadway in Alton. For more information visit www.illinois-trekkers.org

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