Join the Friends

The Friends of Hank Aaron State Trail (FOHAST) are a dedicated team of volunteers working to advance public awareness and use of the Trail. FOHAST works closely with local communities, organizations, and businesses to enrich the experience by developing features and services that foster a safe, more engaging, and vibrant trail.

Organized in 2001, the 501c3 non-profit Friends group is guided by our mission of sustaining, promoting, and enhancing the Hank Aaron State Trail, creating a lasting legacy for present and future generations.

Sponsor Kids Bike Adventure Camps
FOHAST has sponsored more than 1000 neighborhood kids for participation in the 2-week long camps which teach safety, build confidence, and experience the fun of biking on the Trail
Establish Stewardship Crews who adopt Trail segments
Work with numerous businesses and organizations that help to keep the Trail free of litter
Provide enhancements such as art, maps, benches, and signs
Supported sculptures, murals, and other artworks and enhancements along the Trail
Organize the annual Hank Aaron State Trail 5K Run/Walk
FOHAST's major FUNDraiser and FUNraiser that brings together over 1500 people each year that enjoy the Trail and provide support for programs and enhancements

Joining the Friends Group today offers you many benefits:

  • Quarterly newsletters
  • Discount on the Run/Walk Registration
  • Advance notification of special events
  • Volunteer opportunities with others who care about the Trail

As you can see becoming a member gives you the opportunity to play an important role in bringing the Trail to its full potential. Consider joining today!

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