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The race will highlight the natural beauty of this 100-acre woodland area on Lake Springfield. It includes miles of trails, footbridges, a pond, eight stone council rings and dozens of wooden benches with Lincoln quotes. For registration information, visit www.eventbrite.com and search for 2014 Lincoln Memorial Garden. Online registration is $30 through April 13 and $35 after that date. Registration includes an event T-shirt, as well as post-race entertainment and food. All proceeds will go to support Lincoln Memorial Garden. The children’s fun run will immediately follow the 8K race and will include shorter distances around the pond, organized into three different age groups. Children from toddlers to age 12 are encouraged to participate. The children’s fun run will begin at 9:00 a.m. There is a $6 fee per child for the children’s fun run