Pokanoka’s Cafe at Shabbona Lake State Park will host the 1st Annual Pokanoka’s Trail Run/Walk at Shabbona Lake State Park. The Trail Run/Walk will be a fundraising event for Safe Passage, DeKalb County’ Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Agency. The mission of Safe Passage is to reduce or prevent domestic violence and sexual assault.

The Trail Run will be approximately 7 miles long. The Run will be along wooded trails and open prairie lands, as the runners circle around scenic Shabbona Lake. The Walk will be a circle loop thru approximately 2 miles of historic woods in Shabbona Lake State Park.

The event starts at 9am on Thursday, July 4th, and is located at Shabbona Lake State Park, at 100 East Preserve in Shabbona. Sign up fees are : $25 for Runners and $10 for Walkers, when you sign up 7 days in advance. Late Registration for runners less than 7 days, will be $30. To register or for more information, please visit