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Frederick Octoberfest

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  • Wendy Bumgardner
    9/28/2013 City / State: Frederick, MD Event Name: Frederick Octoberfest Event Type: Walk Event ID: 93594 Distance - Trail Ratings: 10K and 5K - 1A Description:
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 26, 2013
      City / State: Frederick, MD
      Event Name: Frederick Octoberfest
      Event Type: Walk
      Event ID: 93594
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 10K and 5K - 1A
      Amenities: Strollers: easy | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes |
      Restrooms: Yes
      Special Programs: Bakeries Family Owned, Baseball Walks, Celebrating
      Golden Cinemas, Murals
      Start Times: 9am - 12:00 pm, finish by 3:00 pm
      Location: Frederick Octoberfest
      Start Point / Driving Directions: 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 St. 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, continue straight and follow signs
      to Fairgrounds. At Monroe Ave, turn right (Liberty Gas Station on left)
      and enter the Fairgrounds at Gate #3. Park and walk to the left (south)
      end of the Fest Hall, the largest building ahead of you on your left.
      Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
      Comments: WALKERS will enjoy FREE ENTRY into the Oktoberfest.
      Host Club: Piedmont Pacers
      Contact: Jerry Baugher (301) 922-1592
      Website: www.angelfire.com/md2/pacers/index.html
      E-Mail Contact: JGBaugher@...

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      City / State: Baltimore, MD, MD
      Event Name: Druid Hill Park
      Event Type: Walk
      Event ID: 95620
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 5 Km & 10 Km - 1A
      Description: Starting at the Meadow Mill in the Woodberry area this walk
      goes through a wooded area for access to Druid Hill Park. It follows a
      trail through the park and passes the conservatory.
      Amenities: Strollers: hard | Wheelchairs: hard | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
      Special Programs: This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.
      Start Times: 8 am to 1 pm, finish by 4 pm
      Location: Meadow Mill Athletic Club
      Start Point / Driving Directions: 3600 Clipper Mill Road, Baltimore, MD
      21211, 410-235-7000. From I-83 going south, use Exit 9, Cold Spring
      Road. Turn right onto Falls Road.Turn right onto 41st and then left on
      Druid Park. turn right on Clipper Road, right on Falls Road, left around
      Meadow Mill. Park in the west lot at the Meadow Mill complex away from
      the building so Athletic Club members can park in the close parking spots.
      Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
      Comments: Pets are welcome but not in the start point. They must be
      leashed and cleaned up after. Woodsy area may pose some difficulty for
      wheelchairs and strollers.
      Host Club: Baltimore Walking Club
      Contact: James Farley (443) 504-5552
      Website: www.baltimorewalkingclub.com
      E-Mail Contact: farleyfam@...

      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
      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
      Change to what is in Cambridge brochure for event on October 12, 2013.
      We had a contract in January but they are now saying we need a two night
      4:56 AM 9/13/2013One night total is $149. Two nights $89 per night total
      of $199. They changed their tune and can't find another hotel that is
      cheaper in area. Come on down and enjoy the weekend.
      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
      Host Club: Freestate Happy Wanderers
      Contact: Linda Hassell (410) 437-2164
      Website: www.mdvolks.org/freestate/
      E-Mail Contact: lindahassell38@...

      US FreedomWalk Festival Oct. 18-20
      Your IVV-IML Classic!
      Oct. 18-20, 2013
      17-19 October 2014
      16-18 October 2015
      Start/Finish Location: Holiday Inn – Rosslyn at Key Bridge
      1900 North Fort Myer Drive
      Arlington, Virginia 22209
      703-807-2000 info@...
      Room Reservation: Block Code FW4 $149 (Thurs/Sun) & $109 (Fri/Sat)
      Event Website: http://www.usfreedomwalk.org/
      Articles and Location Information: Washington, DC for visitors
      http://washington.org/ ; Arlington, Virginia for visitors
      Contact Person: Dolores Grenier USFWF@... or 703-209-0174
      Info: 3-days, 10 walking events 5 to 42 km.
      Friday’s 5/10 km walk, come experience Arlington, Virginia hospitality
      with a Welcome Walk west of the Potomac River. Arlington!
      Saturday’s 6/12/21/44 km walk goes along Embassy Row, the National Mall
      and all three branches of the federal government.
      Sunday’s 6/12/21/32 km walk goes along the C&O Canal, the Tidal Basin
      and Potomac Park for your enjoyment!
      Hints: With the Office of the Surgeon General of the United States and
      Cultural Tourism, DC as the sponsors. This is an IVV sanctioned event
      along with being an IML, WA (International Marching League, Walking
      Association) event. Washington, DC is the backdrop to this walking
      festival of FUN, FITNESS and INTERNATIONAL FRIENDSHIP! Truly an event
      weekend to remember! The USFWF offers a Friday evening social, opening
      ceremony with the US Surgeon General and Arlington County Sheriff’s
      Office Honor Guard, Saturday evening enjoys an International Dinner and
      closing Ceremony Sunday! Come on out, walk and experience all the US
      FreedomWalk Festival has to offer!

      City / State: Ellicott City, MD
      Event Name: Ellicott City
      Event Type: Walk
      Event ID: 95398
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 10km/05km - 2A
      Description: The trail is through downtown Ellicott City. The trail is
      along sidewalks, road shoulders and trail paths.
      Amenities: Strollers: | Wheelchairs: | Pets: | Restrooms:
      Special Programs: Celebrating Golden Cinemas, Fraternal Organization,
      Main Street, Murals
      Start Times: 8:00 - 11:00
      Location: "new" Roger Carter Center
      Start Point / Driving Directions: 3000 Milltown Drive
      (new road off Ellicott Mills Drive)
      Ellicott City, MD 21043
      From the North: From the Baltimore Beltway (I-695), take Exit 16,
      I-70 West toward Frederick. Follow I-70 about 4.5 miles and take Exit
      87-A, Route 29 South toward Columbia. Follow directions "From Route 29"
      From the South and East: From I-95, take Route 100 West toward Ellicott
      City (Exit 43B). At end of Route 100, take Route 29 North toward
      Ellicott City. Follow directions From Route 29 below.
      From Route 29, Follow Route 29 to the Route 40 East, Ellicott City
      exit. Exit Route 29 and follow Route 40 East to the traffic signal at
      Rogers Ave. Turn RIGHT on Rogers Ave and follow for mile to intersection
      of Rogers Ave and Court House Drive. Keep LEFT and follow Court House
      Drive. Turn RIGHT just past the Howard County Office Complex toward
      Ellicott City Historic Dist. on Ellicott Mills Drive. Turn RIGHT at
      Milltown Drive to the Start/Finish point at the new Roger Carter
      Recreation Center, which will be on your right.
      Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
      Host Club: Columbia Volksmarch Club
      Contact: John Dye (410) 290-6510
      Website: www.mdvolks.org/CVC/
      E-Mail Contact: karendye@...
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