Online Originals: Jacksonville Life Scout unveils trails, community exercise area for Eagle Scout project

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JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – The grand opening of community running trails and an exercise area by Jacksonville Life Scout, Jackson Lesan took place Friday afternoon.

The trail is a $18,000 project that includes a 14-station outdoor gym and running trail(s) that are all sponsored by local businesses and residents.

The project is for Lesan to receive his eagle scout honor.

Click the video above to see the grand opening celebration only on’s Online Originals.


JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – A local Life Scout is working with the city of Jacksonville to build running trails and an exercise area to earn his Eagle Scout title.

One out of the 4 different ways to run or walk the trail

16-year-old Jackson Lesan received $17,000 from local businesses, organizations and friends and family in donations for the area.

Eco-friendly equipment

The money was used to purchase 14 pieces of eco-friendly equipment for the Commons Drive site.

Lesan set aside four workdays at the site to finish the project. This Saturday will be the final workday prior to opening.

Click the video above for more on the project only on’s Online Originals.

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