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  • Wendy Bumgardner
    10/3/2009 - 10/4/2009 City / State: Frederick Oktoberfest, MD Event Name: Frederick Oktoberfest Event Type: Walk Event ID: 83680 Distance - Trail Ratings:
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      10/3/2009 - 10/4/2009
      City / State: Frederick Oktoberfest, MD
      Event Name: Frederick Oktoberfest
      Event Type: Walk
      Event ID: 83680
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 5K/10K - 1
      Description: Two trails are offered, a 10 Km and a 5Km. Walk, jog, or
      run at your own pace. Walk the trails a second time for distance credit
      for no additional fee.
      Amenities: Strollers: easy | Wheelchairs: easy | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
      Special Classifications: Artistic Heritage, Cemetery Stroll,
      Courthouses, Firehouses, Historic Churches, Railroad Heritage
      Start Times: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon
      Location: Frederick Fair Grounds
      Start Point / Driving Directions: Frederick Fairgrounds, 797 E Patrick
      St Frederick, MD 21701
      From the West – Leave I-70 at Exit 55 and follow the signs to the
      Fairgrounds. At Patrick Avenue at stop light, (MD 144) turn right for 1
      block, turn left on Monroe and enter the Fairgrounds at Gate #3.
      From the East – leave I-70 at Exit 56, follow signs to Fairgrounds. At
      Monroe Ave, turn right (Liberty Gas Station on left) and enter the
      Fairgrounds at Gate #3
      Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
      Comments:
      Host Club: Piedmont Pacers
      Contact: Chuck Merkel (410) 795-7855
      Website: www.angelfire.com/md2/pacers/
      E-Mail Contact: cbm95@...

      10/4/2009
      City / State: Annapolis, MD
      Event Name: 19 Annual Octoberfest in West Annapolis
      Event Type: Walk
      Event ID: 83797
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 5K & 10K - 1
      Description: The walk is through the historic city of Annapolis, which
      is also the Capital of Maryland and the home of the US Naval Academy.
      The route follows sidewalks and road shoulders. The historic town has
      some rough bricked streets so please watch your steps. Dogs are not
      allowed on St. John's College Campus section of the trail.
      Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes |
      Restrooms: Yes
      Special Classifications: Courthouses, Firehouses, Hooray for Hollywood,
      Railroad Heritage, Riverwalk America, State Capital, Veteran Memorials
      Start Times: 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Finish by 4:00 PM
      Location: Annapolis Oktoberfest
      Start Point / Driving Directions: 26 Annapolis St. Annapolis, MD 21401.
      From the East & West: Route 50 towards Annapolis. Take Exit #24 marked
      Route 7o South - Rowe Blvd. Take bridge over Weems Creek. Turn left at
      first Traffic light onto Melvin Avenue. Annapolis Street is two blocks
      ahead. (The street will be closed due to Octoberfest activities).
      Parking is available on nearby streets or back tract to US Naval Academy
      Stadium off Rowe Blvd.
      Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
      Comments: There will be three streets of vendor booths, food and drinks
      will also be for sale.
      Host Club: Annapolis Amblers
      Contact: Diane Messer (410) 224-0907
      Website: annapolisamblerswalk.com/default.html
      E-Mail Contact: dcmesser@...

      10/4/2009
      City / State: Ft. Belvoir (Alexandria), VA
      Event Name: Oktoberfest Volksmarch
      Event Type: Walk
      Event ID: 83302
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 10K/5K - 2
      Description: Event sponsored by Fort Belvoir and No. VA Volksmarchers.
      Event is sanctioned by AVA. Participants in this event may receive
      credit towards IVV awards. www.belvoirmwr.com
      Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: No | Restrooms: Yes
      Special Classifications: This event doesn't have any special
      classifications assigned.
      Start Times: 10 AM - 2 PM; Finish by 5 PM
      Location: Freemont Field (P2), Ft. Belvoir. Oktoberfest Site. See Event
      Comments regarding No Pets.
      Start Point / Driving Directions: Exit 166A (Newington/Fort Belvoir)
      from I-95 and turn right onto Backlick Rd which will turn into Fairfax
      County Parkway. Turn left on Route 1 (Richmond Highway). Turn right on
      Pohick Road and enter Fort Belvoir through Tulley Gate. Follow
      "Oktoberfest" directional signs on post. www.belvoirmwr.com
      Awards & Fees: A Award
      Comments: One 10K course. A 5K course will be available. The trails can
      accommodate strollers and wagons; however, they may require portaging
      over road curbs. Trials are unsuitable for wheelchairs. Fest grounds
      open at 12 noon.
      The event will take place regardless of weather. No pets permitted on
      fest grounds which is inside the perimeter fence. Pets are permitted on
      the route.
      Host Club: Ft Belvoir Outdoor Rec/DMWR Special Events
      Contact: Kristin B. Mayer (703) 805-1488
      Website: www.belvoirmwr.com
      E-Mail Contact: kristin.mayer@...

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      10/10/2009
      City / State: Joppatowne, MD
      Event Name: Joppatowne
      Event Type: Walk
      Event ID: 83830
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 5 and 10 Km - 1
      Description: Walk through the picturesque and scenic areas of
      Joppatowne on a brand new trail.
      Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes |
      Restrooms: Yes
      Special Classifications: Cemetery Stroll, Historic Churches, Islands,
      Riverwalk America
      Start Times: 8 am to 1 pm, finish by 4 pm
      Location: Redner's Warehouse Market
      Start Point / Driving Directions: 1002 Joppa Farm Road. Exit # 74 from
      I-95. Go south 1 mile on Rte 152 to Rte 40. Right or west 2 miles to a
      left on Joppatowne Road. Turn right at first light into the Joppatowne
      Shopping Plaza parking lot. A vast empty lot if to your right, Redner's
      is on the left.
      Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
      Comments: Dogs are allowed but not in the start point. They must be
      leashed and cleaned up after according to county regulation.
      Host Club: Baltimore Walking Club
      Contact: James Farley (410) 638-7043
      Website: www.ava.org/clubs/baltimorewalkingclub
      E-Mail Contact: farleyfam@...

      10/10/2009
      City / State: Alexandria, VA
      Event Name: New Wilson Bridge Walk
      Event Type: Walk
      Event ID: 84162
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 6 KM/11 KM/17 KM - 1+
      Description: This walk will offer volksmarchers their first chance to
      earn IVV credit by walking both ways across the new Wilson Bridge. Those
      willing to walk the full 17-KM "long trail" will also have the
      opportunity to explore the new National Harbor development. The 6-KM
      (3.7 mile) trail will follow the riverfront of Old Town to obtain fine
      views of the new bridge before returning directly to the Start/Finish
      Point. The 11-KM (6.8-mile) trail will include the riverfront and allow
      walkers to walk to the Maryland gateway park and back across the Wilson
      Bridge's wide, smooth walker/biker path. The 17-KM (10.6-mile) trail
      will allow walkers to continue into Maryland and explore the new
      National Harbor development.
      Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: hard | Pets: Yes |
      Restrooms: Yes
      Special Classifications: This event doesn't have any special
      classifications assigned.
      Start Times: 8 AM-1 PM; finish by 4 PM
      Location: Barrett Branch Library
      Start Point / Driving Directions: Barrett Branch Library, 717 Queen St,
      Alexandria VA 22314;
      DIRECTIONS:
      From the East or West via I 95/I 495 (Capital Beltway): Take Exit 177B
      (US-1 North/Alexandria). Continue north on US-1 for about 10 blocks (0.8
      miles) to Queen St. (2 blocks past King St.). Turn RIGHT on Queen St.
      for 2 1/2 blocks. The library will be on your left.
      From the North via the George Washington Memorial Parkway: Take the GW
      Parkway into Old Town Alexandria. Continue on what now is called
      Washington St. for about 8 blocks from the first traffic signal at
      Slater's Lane to Princess St. Turn RIGHT on Princess St. You will be one
      block north of the library, which is on the far side of a large parking
      lot to your left.
      Parking: Look for parking spaces in legal spots along the streets,
      especially to the north and west of the S/F Point. Obey all parking
      signs, and provide proper payment for meters on Saturday. Do NOT park in
      private lots unless you have paid the proper fee and/or had explicit
      permission to park from the lot owner.
      Keep track of how many blocks you walk from your car to the Start/Finish
      Point. We will give extra IVV distance credit for those who walk more
      than 5 blocks.
      Metrorail Access: Take either Blue or Yellow lines south into Alexandria
      to the King St. station. Exit the station and walk away from the tracks
      toward Old Town Alexandria. Walk east on King St. for about 12 blocks to
      Columbus St., which is two blocks past Patrick St. and one block before
      Washington St. Turn LEFT to walk two blocks to Queen St. The library is
      on the far right corner. Extra IVV distance credit will be given to
      those who walk both ways between the Metro Station and S/F Point.
      You may also ride the free King Street trolley, which operates seven
      days a week from 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM between the King St. Metro station
      and the riverfront. Buses operate on roughly 15-minute intervals and
      stop only at designated stops.
      Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
      Comments: The trail may be difficult for wheelchairs but likely will be
      suitable for strollers. Water and restrooms will be available at the
      Start/Finish Point and at varied locations in Old Town Alexandria and
      National Harbor. They will not be available during the Wilson Bridge
      crossing.
      Host Club: Washington DC Area Volksmarch Club, Inc.
      Contact: Thomas Baerwald (703) 765-3128
      Website: www.ava.org/clubs/wdcavc/index.htm
      E-Mail Contact: tbaerwal@...

      10/11/2009
      City / State: Gaithersburg, MD
      Event Name: Oktoberfest
      Event Type: Walk
      Event ID: 83504
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 5km/10km - 1+
      Description: The trail is on sidewalks and streets along shopping areas
      and in interesting neighborhoods of Kentlands. It goes to the Kentlands
      Village Green at the Arts Barn and Mansion Area, the site of the
      Oktoberfest. There are short stretches of natural surfaces around the lakes.
      Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes |
      Restrooms: Yes
      Special Classifications: Authors and Literary Landmarks
      Start Times: Registration: 10am - 1pm . Must finish by 5pm.
      Location: Potomac Pizza
      Start Point / Driving Directions: 625 Center Point Way (in Kentlands),
      Gaithersburg, MD 20878. DIRECTIONS: From the south (I-495 Capitol
      Beltway/I-270) - Take I-270 NORTH to Exit 9-B, I-370/Sam Eig Hwy. Take
      Sam Eig Hwy to the end at Great Seneca Hwy (Rt 119). Turn RIGHT on Great
      Seneca Hwy - NORTH. Turn LEFT at light on Kentlands Blvd. ***** Turn at
      FIRST LEFT; this street goes into "Market Square" shopping area (no
      street sign). At end of street, turn LEFT on Center Point Way. Turn
      RIGHT into parking lot in front of Potomac Pizza, our start point.
      From the north (I-70/I-270) - Take i-270 SOUTH to Exit 11, Rt 124
      SOUTH, Quince Orchard Rd. Proceed about 2 miles on Quince Orchard Rd to
      Great Seneca Hwy. Turn LEFT at light on Great Seneca Hwy. Turn RIGHT at
      light on Kentlands Blvd. Proceed as described above at *****.
      Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
      Comments: OKTOBERFEST: Admission is FREE, noon to 4pm at the Kentlands
      Village Green. There will be food and drink, German band and Bavarian
      dancers, pony rides, hayrides, fun activities for kids, booth with
      artists and craftspeople and MUCH more!!
      Host Club: Seneca Valley Sugarloafers
      Contact: Jone Parr (301) 926-8580
      Website: www.sugarloafers.org
      E-Mail Contact: Jone.P@...

      10/16/2009 - 10/18/2009 US FreedomWalk Festival
      City / State: Arlington, VA
      Event Name:
      Event Type: Walk
      Event ID: 79307
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 10 / 5 - 1+
      Description: Arlington County Welcome Walk for all.
      Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes |
      Restrooms: Yes
      Special Classifications: Authors and Literary Landmarks, Cemetery
      Stroll, Courthouses, Museums, Railroad Heritage, Riverwalk America
      Start Times: Noon to 3 pm.
      Location: US FreedomWalk Festival (Award Only)
      Start Point / Driving Directions: 1900 Ft Myer Drive
      Arlington, VA
      Two blocks from Rosslyn METRO station
      Awards & Fees: A Award
      Comments: Award only.
      Host Club: U.S. Freedom Walk Festival Club
      Contact: Dolores Grenier (703) 209-0174
      Website: www.usfreedomwalk.org
      E-Mail Contact: usfwf@...

      10/17/2009 US FreedomWalk Festival
      City / State: Arlington, VA
      Event Name:
      Event Type: Walk
      Event ID: 79308
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 44 / 21 / 12 / 7 - 2
      Description: Saturday trails through the embassies, National Mall,
      memorials, and monuments of Washington, DC. Longest trail does the
      'Grand Loop' of Arlington.
      Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: No |
      Restrooms: Yes
      Special Classifications: Authors and Literary Landmarks, Cemetery
      Stroll, Courthouses, Museums, Railroad Heritage, Riverwalk America
      Start Times: 7 AM to Noon depending on trail length selected
      Location: US FreedomWalk Festival (Award Only)
      Start Point / Driving Directions: 1900 Ft Myer Drive
      Arlington, VA
      Two blocks from the Rosslyn METRO station
      Awards & Fees: A Award
      Comments: Award only. See the website for starting times and ceremonies
      of the day.
      Host Club: U.S. Freedom Walk Festival Club
      Contact: Dolores Grenier (703) 209-0174
      Website: www.usfreedomwalk.org
      E-Mail Contact: usfwf@...

      10/18/2009
      City / State: Arlington, VA
      Event Name: US FreedomWalk Festival
      Event Type: Walk
      Event ID: 79309
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 32 / 21 / 12 / 7 - 2+
      Description: Walk along National Park paths of the C&O Canal and the
      Potomac Park / Tidal Basin area.
      Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes |
      Restrooms: Yes
      Special Classifications: Authors and Literary Landmarks, Cemetery
      Stroll, Courthouses, Museums, Railroad Heritage, Riverwalk America
      Start Times: 7 to 12 depending on trail length selected
      Location: US FreedomWalk Festival (Award Only)
      Start Point / Driving Directions: Holiday Inn at Key Bridge
      1900 Ft Myer Drive
      Arlington VA
      Two blocks from the Rosslyn METRO.
      Awards & Fees: A Award
      Comments: An award only program where everyone walks for the Surgeon
      General (of the US) FreedomWalk Medal.
      Host Club: U.S. Freedom Walk Festival Club
      Contact: Dolores Grenier (703) -20-0174
      Website: www.usfreedomwalk.org
      E-Mail Contact: usfwf@...

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