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The 2001 AVA Starting Point is now on sale - will be sold at upcoming
walking events, or you may order from the AVA:
Volks-Ware - Clothing and Gear for walkers
gifts for walkers
AVA Treasurer's Walk
Event No: EC 01 - 02
Date(s): January 6, 2001
City, State: Fairfax City, Virginia
Host Club: American Volkssport Association (AVA)
Distance and Trail Rating: 11 km; Rated 1+; 6km; Rated 1+
Start place address: 9608 Ridge Avenue, Fairfax, Virginia
Start times: Between 9:00 a.m. and 12 Noon. Finish by 3:00 p.m.
Event description: The trail is on sidewalks and on prepared paths along
Accotink Creek. There are a few moderate hills. The trail is suitable
for handicapped participants or for strollers.
Award and fees: The award for this event is a 1" x 4" commemorative "AVA
Treasurer's Walk 2001" patch. Fifty awards will be available, and will
be reordered if necessary. Some awards from previous events will be
available for sale, including "AVA Treasurer's Walk 2000" patches and
Wedding volksmarch 1999 champagne glasses. The "Executive Council XI"
header patch will also be available for $3.00. The credit fee is $2.00.
There is no fee to walk the trail
Treasurer's patch and credit $4.00.
Directions: From North, South or East: Take I-495, Capitol Beltway, to
Virginia Exit 50A, US 50 West, Arlington Boulevard (name changes to Lee
Highway at Fairfax Circle). Travel about 3 miles to the traffic light at
Rebel Run (Denny's restaurant on the right). Turn left on Rebel Run.
Drive up the hill and park along Rebel Run in front of Fairfax high
School. Walk to registration area using instructions below.
Directions from the West: Take I-66 to Exit 60, Chain Bridge Road, VA Rt
123 South. Travel to the second traffic light and turn left on US 50
East, Lee Highway. Travel about 1 mile to the traffic light at Rebel Run
(Denny's restaurant on the left). Turn right on Rebel run. Drive up the
hill and park along Rebel run in front of Fairfax high School. Walk to
the registration area using the instructions below.
Walking Instructions from Rebel Run to Registration Area: Walk uphill to
the intersection of Rebel Run and Old Lee Highway. (The Army-Navy Golf
Course will be across Old Lee Highway.) Turn left at Old Lee Highway and
walk down the hill 0.8 km to Ridge Avenue. (This is included in the
trail distance.) Turn left at Ridge Avenue and go to the 5th townhouse
Contact: Jim or Gin @ (703) 352-9622
Email contact: jgeith@...
Comments: Pets are permitted on this event, with six foot leash, please.
Water and restrooms will be available at the start and at businesses
along the trail.
"Ron's Famous Wurst" and sodas will be available at the registration
Donations received in excess of expenses will go the American Volkssport
01/15/2001 - WALK
Event Number: AT2001/0315
Start: CARDEROCK PARKING LOT, BETHESDA, 10KM
Host Club: SENECA VALLEY SUGARLOAFERS
Write for more information to:
PO BOX 3716
GAITHERSBURG, MD 20885-3716
Contact: JIM HATHAWAY 301-229-1356
January 27-28, 2001 -- Quadriennial Inaugural Walk
Start Point: U S Post Office, 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC
Start Time: 8:30 am to 1 pm. Finish by 4pm.
Award: The elephant will have Bush-Cheney on a t-shirt. In 1989 we had a
jubiliant elephant for President Bush and Vice President Quayle; in 1993
we had a patriotic patch with the names of President Clinton and Vice
President Gore, and for 1997 we had Charging Charlie walking with the
Democrat donkey for Clinton-Gore again.
From the Beltway, take Exit 170B - I395 North. Cross the Potomac on the
14th Street Bridge. Just after crossing the river, exit I-395 to the
left, following signs for US-1 (Downtown). Drive north on 14th Street
through 6 traffic lights. Turn right at the 7th light (Pennsylvania
Avenue) and head east to 12th Street. The Old Post Office is on the far
right corner of the intersection of 12th and Penn. There may be legal
parking spaces on the street. If there are none, turn left on 12th
Street and proceed for 1-1/2 blocks. There is a commercial parking lot
on the left.
Metrorail access: Take the Orange or Blue line to Federal Triangle. As
you exit the station, turn left and curve gradually back around,
following the sidewalk beside the building until you reach the traffic
signal at 12th Street. Carefully cross the street with the "Walk" signal
and bear left to enter the Old Post Office through its rear entrance.
Take the Yellow or Green Line to Archives-Navy Memorial. As you leave
the station, continue straight, walking west along Pennsylvania Avenue
to 11th Street. Cross Pennsylvania. The Old Post Office is on
Pennsylvania between 11th and 12th.
McLean Community Center
Event No: AT 01 - 410
Date(s): Saturday, February 10, 2001
City, State: McLean, Virginia
Host Club: Virginia Volkssport Association
Distance and Trail Rating: 10 km and 5 km, Rated 2
Start place address: 1234 Ingleside Avenue, McLean, Virginia. Tel: (703)
Start times: Between 8:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Finish by 4:00 p.m.
Event description: The trail is on sidewalks and side streets through
residential areas of McLean, as well as park and recreation areas.
Award and fees: Awards from previous Virginia events will be available.
The fee for IVV credit and an award is $3.00 to $4.00. The fee for IVV
credit only is $2.00.
Directions: From the Capital Beltway (I-495) to Exit 11A (Rt 123 North,
Chain Bridge Road, McLean) in Virginia. Follow Rt 123 to McLean. After
crossing Old Dominion Drive (5th traffic light - Charley's Restaurant on
right), take the first LEFT, Ingleside Avenue. The Community Center is
on the left in the second block. Parking is available in the Community
Center parking lot or in the small Community Park parking lot at the end
of Oak Ridge Avenue between the Library and the Community Center.
Contact: Fred or Nancy @ (703) 631-8512
Email contact: Fred/Nancy walkvirginia@...
Comments: Pets must be leashed at all times and owners are responsible
for cleaning up after their pet. Pets are NOT allowed inside the
No littering please.
Restrooms and water will be available at the start/finish.
Water and candy will be available at the check point(s).
This event will be held in all reasonable weather conditions. If in
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