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1579Walk Saturday 10/12/13 Cambridge, MD

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  • Robert Schmick
    Oct 9, 2013
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      This week the walk will be on the Eastern Shore. It is a brand new trail. Car pool will meet at Wawa on Rt. 50. We will meet on the Left side parking lot. The group will leave at 8:00 AM. I will meet the group at the walk start point.

      Bob

       

       

       

      Dates:

      10/12/2013 - 10/12/2013

      City / State:

      Cambridge, MD

      Event Name:

      Eastern Shore Weekend Events

      Event Type:

      Walk

      Event ID:

      93459 

      Distance - Trail Ratings:

      5 km - 10 km - 1A

      Description:

      There is a 10-Km trail and 5-Km, both with a rating of 2A. The trails consist mainly of local streets, pathways and natural surfaces. AVA Special Program Honoring Law Enforcement and Hooray for Hollywood. REGISTRATION: Walk fee for IVV Credit/Non-IVV Credit is $3.00. Children 12 and under (IVV-Credit included) walk for free courtesy of Freestate Happy Wanderers. The same trail may be walked for credit twice on the same start card on the same day with no extra charge. These walks are open to the public. PROCEDURE: Each participant must register at the start and fill out a start card to be carried on the walk and presented at each checkpoint. Participants must turn in start cards at the Finish Table after completing the event. CONDITIONS: Littering along the trails is prohibited. Dorchester County requires that all pets be leashed and that owners clean up after their pets. The event will be held in all reasonable weather. Dogs are not allowed in the Dorchester County Family YMCA. REFRESHMENTS: Restrooms, hard candy and water are available at the Start/checkpoint. Please carry water bottles on the trail. SANCTION: The event AT13/93459 is sanctioned by the Maryland Volkssport Association (MVA) and American Volkssport Association (AVA), a member of the International Federation of Popular Sports (IVV). DISCLAIMER: Every reasonable effort will be made to conduct a safe, enjoyable, and memorable event. The Freestate Happy Wanderers, the Dorchester County Family YMCA, Dorchester County Visitors Center, Harriet Tubman Organization and Education Center and LaGrange Plantation shall not be liable for any accidents, theft, or material damage. Mark your Calendars for this Columbus Day Walking Weekend October 12 & October 13, 2013 Weekend on Maryland Eastern Shore - Travel to Cambridge, Maryland and walk our event on Saturday, October 12, The Cambridge YRE 1046 is also available to walk at the event location. The scheduled event on October 12th is a different trail and sanction. Many food establishments are available on the trail for lunch. Things to do after the walk on Saturday October 12: - Visit the Harriet Tubman Museum and Education Center - LaGrange Plantation - Richardson Maritime Museum - Cambridge Historic Tours-Sailwinds Park - Spocott Windmill (7 miles west of Cambridge) - Cruise the Choptank River on the River Queen

      Amenities:

      Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes

      Special Programs:

      This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.

      Start Times:

      9 AM to 1 PM finish by 4 PM

      Location:

      Dorchester County Family YMCA, 201 Talbot Ave., Cambridge, MD 21613

      Start Point / Driving Directions:

      DIRECTIONS: Take Rt. 50 (South) from Easton. Cross Choptank River Bridge, via Route 50 South. Turn RIGHT at first traffic light onto Maryland Ave. Continue on Maryland Ave to 3rd traffic light where Maryland becomes Market St. Turn RIGHT onto Academy St which becomes Spring St at next light. At High St (large church on corner), turn RIGHT. Continue to Water Street (just before Harbor Park). Turn LEFT on Water St. Water St becomes Hambrooks Ave after a small jog left at Choptank Ave. Continue on Hambrooks Ave after a small jog right at Belvedere Ave. Turn LEFT on Talbot Ave, two blocks after Belvedere. The YMCA is in the second block after turning off Hambrooks Ave. Look for the FHW sign.
      Spend the night at the Comfort Inn, 2936 Ocean Gateway, Cambridge, MD 21613 with special volksmarch group rate of $89 per night double occupancy. Two nights required. Make your hotel reservations now. Call 410-901-0926 use code FREESTATE for rate. Rate available thru September 10th.

      Awards & Fees:

      IVV Credit Only

      Comments:

      A group dinner is planned on Saturday, October 12, 2013 in a Cambridge restaurant. Information will be available the day of the walk event. We will order off menu, pay as you go. Everyone is welcome.
      Sunday, October 13 - Enjoy another great walk at Denton YR11707 this weekend. Start at Caroline County Arts Council, 401 Market St., Denton, MD 21629. Trail is 5/11 Km and has a 2A rating. The trail uses city sidewalks and the shoulder of generally rural roads to pass scenic Choptank River views, historic homes and period museums. Start YRE box will be manned by club members from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM and finish walk by 3 PM.

      INFORMATION: Call 410-437-2164 before 9 PM or via email at wahasse1798@....

      Host Club:

      Freestate Happy Wanderers

      Contact:

      Linda Hassell (410) 437-2164

      Website:

      www.mdvolks.org/freestate/

      E-Mail Contact:

      lindahassell38@...

       

       

      Bob Schmick, Your President

      Annapolis Amblers Walking Club Inc.

      Have you brought a walker with you??