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Black Hill Regional Park AT 2002/342
Saturday, June 8, 2002 City, State, Country: Boyds. MD Host Club:
Seneca Valley Sugarloafers (AVA 419)
Distance and Trail Rating: 10 K, rated 2. There will also be a shorter
Start place address: Black Hill Regional Park, 2096 Lake Ridge Road,
picnic Shelter F,Boyds. MD
Start times: 8 A.M. until noon. Finish by 3
Event description: The trail is mostly on natural surfaces with several
hills.This is a woodland trail and not suitable for wheelchairs or
strollers.Pets are allowed, and must be leashed and cleaned up
after.Candy, water and restrooms are available at the start/finish.
Because of the time of year, it is suggested that participants carry
insect repellant and dress appropriately for woodland walking.
Award and fees: The walk is free. There is a $2.00 fee for IVV credit
Directions: From the South: Take the Washington Beltway, I-495, to I-270
N. Take exit 16 (Father Hurley Blvd). Follow (16A- Rte. 27 Damascus) to
Rt. 355. Turn left (N) on Rt. 355 for about 1 mile to West Old Baltimore
Rd. Turn left onto Old Baltimore Rd and proceed 1.5 miles to the park
entrance on left. Turn left into Park. Start point is 1.7 miles along
park road at Picnic Shelter F.
From the North: Take I-270 South to exit 18, Clarksburg. Turn right onto
Rt. 121 (Clarksburg Road) towards Boyds. Follow Rt. 121 for 1.5 miles to
West Old Baltimore Rd. on your left. Turn Left onto West Old Baltimore
Rd. and proceed 1 mile to park entrance on right. Turn right into Park.
Start point is 1.7 miles along park road at Picnic Shelter F. Contact:
Joe Ginther (301) 926-4985 or Jim Hathaway (301) 229-1356 Email
06/14/2002 CATONSVILLE EVENING WALK
Event Number: AT2002/0346
City, State, Country: Catonsville, Baltimore County, MD, USA.
Host Club: Baltimore Walking Club.
Distance and Trail Rating: 5/10K, 1+.
Start place address: St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, 202 Ingleside
Start times: 4-6 PM.
Event description: A pleasant evening stroll through residential and
commercial sections of one of Baltimore's Beltway suburbs.
Award and fees: There's no award for this event. The walk is free and
open to everyone; optional IVV credit is $2 per person.
Directions: From the Baltimore Beltway (I-695) use Exit 13 to go west on
Frederick Rd (MD-144) for 5 blocks. At traffic light turn right on
Ingleside Ave for 1 block past church to parking on the right.
Contact: John Nolan & Donna Helm, 410-719-7032. Email contact:
Comments: For information about membership in the Baltimore Walking
Club, contact Marie Kupres, fkupres@... or 410-592-3171.
06/15/2002 - 06/15/2002 - Walk
Event Number: AT2002/0338
Full brochure here:
Start: River Hill Village Center - McDonald's, Clarksville, 5/10km
Start 7:30 - 9 am, Finish by noon
Host Club: Columbia Volksmarch Club
Write For More Information To:
3780 College Ave
Ellicott City, MD 21043-0000
Contact: John Dye 410-313-8499
Summer in Bay Ridge, Annapolis, MD
Saturday, June 22, 2002
City, State, Country: Annapolis, MD Host Club: Annapolis Amblers
Distance and Trail Rating: 6/10K walk, rated 1+
Start place address: Phillip Merrill Environmental Center (Chesapeake
Bay Foundation Headquarters), 6 Herndon Ave. Annapolis, MD
Start times: 8 A.M. to noon. Finish by 3 P.M.
Event description: The 10K trail winds through the sleepy waterfront
community of Bay Ridge. Walkers will stroll along Lake Ogleton, the
Severn River and the Chesapeake Bay. A 6K trail is also available. The
walk begins and ends at the environmental award winning Phillip Merrill
Center where guided tours will be given at 10:30 and 11 A.M. The trail
is suitable for strollers and wheelchairs. Dogs are welcome on the trail
but not in the Merrill Center Water and candy will be available at the
start/ finish and checkpoint. RESTROOMS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE
Award and fees: The fee for IVV credit is $2.00. "B" awards from past
events will be available for purchase.
Directions: From Route 50, take exit 22 at Route 665 (Aris T. Allen
Blvd.) and continue straight as it becomes Forest Drive. Forest Drive
becomes Bay Ridge Rd. Continue on Bay Ridge Rd. until just after passing
through two brick pillars. Take your first right onto Herndon Ave. The
center will be on your right after .5 mile
Contact: Adele Degnan, (410)757-7899 Email contact:
06/26/2002 - 06/26/2002 - Night Walk
Event Number: AT2002/0347
Start: Sykesville Middle School, Sykesville, 5/10km
Host Club: Piedmont Pacers
Write For More Information To:
5226 Wagon Shed Circle
Owings Mills, MD 21117
Contact: Chuck Merkel 410-795-7855
06/28/2002 - 06/28/2002 - Walk
Event Number: AT2002/0349
Start: Dundale Community College - Health &Amp; Fitness Center, Dundale,
Host Club: Baltimore Walking Club
Write For More Information To:
7905 Omega Ct
Kingsville, MD 21087
Contact: Mary Kowalski 410-803-4882
Summer at Centennial Lake, -Walk the Beautiful Seasons of Maryland AT
June 29, 2002
Columbia, Maryland, USA Host Club: Freestate Happy Wanderers
Distance and Trail Rating: 6/10 Km Walk Rated 1+
Start place address: Centennial Park, Main Entrance - Pavilion A, 10000
Route 108, Columbia, Maryland
Start times: 8 AM to 11 AM - Finish by 2 PM
Event description: The trail, rated 1+, is mainly on paved pathways and
sidewalks, suitable for strollers. The walk features beautiful
Centennial Lake and surrounding neighborhoods.
Award and fees: There is no special award for this event.
Directions: From US-29 in Columbia, MD exit onto MD-108 West toward
Clarksville. At 2nd traffic light on MD-108 West, turn RIGHT into
Centennial Park Entrance. Follow road as it veers left to parking.
Contact: Ruth McCoy, 301-317-4549 before 9 PM
Email contact: remccoy@...
Comments: Water and hard candy will be available at the start/finish and
at checkpoints. Restrooms will be available at the start/finish and
along the trail. Pets much be leashed at all times and owners are
responsible for cleaning up after their pets. No littering please.