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    =============== Walk of Life 10-Week Program Starts July 5 http://walking.about.com/library/day/bldaywalkoflife.htm Walking Adventures International: History,
    Message 1 of 144 , Jul 2 9:40 PM
      Walk of Life 10-Week Program Starts July 5

      Walking Adventures International: History, Culture, Scenery, and
      Walking...more than just a walking tour! Many volkswalkers have
      already discovered the winning combination of walking and riding the
      rails! SECOND DEPARTURE for "Canada by Train": October 13 - 25,
      2003 13 days. Including 7 IVV sanctioned walks in Vancouver, B.C.,
      Jasper National Park, Banff National Park, Lake Louise, Toronto,
      Montreal, and Halifax. There's still limited space available for you
      to participate in our unique adventure across the vast landscapes of
      Canada. Contact us to receive a free brochure or to register at 1-
      800-779-0353 or fun@... or visit us online at
      http://www.walkingadventures.com Let's choo-choo across Canada

      Due to popular demand: Sunscreen, Moisturizer, and lip balm
      Great Extreme Walker shirts for summer
      Life is Good: New designs such as "Trail Mix!"

      7/12/2003 Walk Event Number : 57684 5/10km
      Start : Oakland Mills Village Center, Robert Oliver Place
      City and State: Columbia MD
      Host Club: Columbia Volksmarch Club
      Distance and Trail Rating: 5/10km 1+
      Start Point Address: Robert Oliver Place
      Event Description: 10 km with a shorter 5-km option. The trail for
      each event is mostly on sidewalks and road shoulders in quiet
      residential neighborhoods. Wheelchairs and strollers should not have
      difficulty. Walk on the pathway system in Oakland Mills and Owen
      Brown. TR 1+
      Start Times: 7:30am to 9:00am
      Contact: John Dye , (410 ) 313 - 8499
      Event Website: http://www.geocities.com/walkcolumbia/event_0307.htm
      E-Mail Contact: walkcolumbia@...
      Awards and Fees:
      Credit Only $3.00
      From North, South, and East - from I-95 take exit 41 (Route 175)
      west towards Columbia for 4 miles to Thunder Hill Road and turn left.
      Follow Thunder Hill Road to end. Turn right into Oakland Mills
      Village Center. From West - from Route 29, take Exit 20A (Route 175)
      east for to the first traffic light at Thunder Hill Road and turn
      right. Follow Thunder Hill Road to end. Turn right into Oakland Mills
      Village Center.

      July 15, August 19, and September 16, 2003
      Alexandria evening walks
      Join us at our monthly meeting following each of these events.
      Start Point: Charles E. Beatley Jr Central Library, 5005 Duke
      Street, Alexandria, VA 703-519-5900
      Start Times: Start between 4:30PM and 5:30PM. Finish by 8:30PM. (In
      April and September, bring a flashlight, if you plan to walk after
      Trail: These evening walks will consist of 10K (6.2 miles) trails
      with shorter 5K (3.1 miles) or 6K (3.8 miles) options along
      residential sidewalks and park trails in central and western
      Alexandria. Trails will explore various neighborhoods, wander beside
      pleasant streams, and mount heights where Union forts protected
      Washington during the War Between the States, The trails are rated 2
      and 2+ with moderate hills. Trails are mostly on pavement, although
      short segments will be on natural surfaces. Trails should be suitable
      for strollers, though wheelchairs may encounter some difficulty.
      Written instructions and maps will be provided for each walk as
      trails will not be marked.
      For more detailed information on each month's trail, please check
      with the contact or check the information bar to the right.
      Award: There is no commemorative award for this event. IVV credit
      only is $3.
      Conditions: Each participant is issued a start card which must be
      carried on the walk and presented for validation at each checkpoint.
      Littering along the trails is prohibited. Only those persons with a
      properly validated start card will be eligible for IVV credit. Each
      trail may be completed twice per start card on the same day at no
      additional cost, provided you complete the trail within the stated
      start/finish times. The event will be held rain or shine; call the
      contact in the event of extreme weather conditions. Pets are allowed
      on the trails and must be leashed and cleaned up after. Restrooms,
      water, and candy will be available at the start point, as well as at
      checkpoints on the trail. It is recommended that water be carried in
      case of extreme weather or personal cases of dehydration.
      Directions: From theSouth or West via I-395: Take Exit 3 (VA-236.Duke
      Street) East-Alexandria. Just past Landmark Center on your left, you
      will pass beneath Van Dorn Street. Continue East on Duke Street for
      about 1/2 mile to the 5th traffic light, North Pickett Street; CVS is
      on the corner. Turn Left at North Pickett and go 1/2 block north past
      the CVS store. Turn Right at the Beatley Library sign to enter the
      parking lot.
      From the East via I-95/I-495 (Washington Beltway): Take Exit 176
      (VA241/Telegraph Road) North - Alexandria. Continue on Telegraph on a
      270 degree ramp around to go West on VA-236/Duke Street. Continue on
      Duke Street for about 2-1/2 miles. Turn Right in the parking lot to
      the Beatley Library soon after you pass the Foxchase Shopping Center
      on your right.
      Points of Contact
      Tom Baerwald 703-765-3128 send email to Tom Marshall Hansen 301-588-

      7/26/2003 Locust Grove Nature Center in Cabin John Park
      57963 and 57794
      City and State: Bethesda MD
      Host Club: Seneca Valley Sugarloafers
      Distance and Trail Rating: 10K/5K 2
      Start Point Address: Cabin John Park, 7777 Democracy Boulevard,
      Bethesda, Md.
      Event Description: The walk is on dirt park trails with some hills.
      It is not suitable for strollers or wheelchairs.
      Start Times: 7am-10am. Finish by 1pm.
      Contact: Jim Hathaway , (301 ) 229 - 1356
      Event Website: http://www.Sugarloafers.org
      E-Mail Contact: HathawayJD@...
      Awards and Fees: This is a credit only walk. Fee is $3. Free
      walkers are welcome.
      From the Washington Beltway, I-495m take exit 36 (Old Georgetown
      Road, Md 187 North) toward Rockville. Turn Left on Democracy Blvd and
      continue over the I-270 spur and past the Montgomery mall shopping
      center. * Pass Westlake Drive. In the next block, turn R into the
      Cabin John-Locust Grove Nature Center parking lot. From Virginia,
      take the Beltway I-495 to the I-270 spur going toward Rockville. Take
      Exit 1, and stay in the leftmost exit lane to Democracy Blvd. West.
      Continue past Montgomery Mall shopping center. Continue from * in
      previous paragraph. From I-270 Spur South: Exit Democracy Blvd. West
      and continue past Montgomery Mall as stated above.
      A summer walk in the park! Pets are allowed but must be leashed
      at all times during the walk and you must clean up after them.
      Restrooms are available at the Start/ Finish and along the trail.

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    • Wendy Bumgardner
      7/19/2017 City / State: Greenbelt, MD Event Type: Night Walk Event ID: 107991 Distance - Trail Ratings: 5/10k - Start Times: Location:
      Message 144 of 144 , Jun 29
        City / State: Greenbelt, MD
        Event Type: Night Walk
        Event ID: 107991
        Distance - Trail Ratings: 5/10k -
        Start Times:
        Location: Greenbelt Community Center
        Host Club: Great Greenbelt Volksmarchers, Inc.
        Contact: Yvonne Pennington (301) 431-6668
        E-Mail Contact: greenbeltmva@...

        City / State: COLUMBIA, MD
        Event Name: Summer Walk in Columbia Village of Harper's Choice
        Event Type: Walk
        Event ID: 107751
        Distance - Trail Ratings: 10k/5k - 2A
        Description: The trails for this event will be on Columbia pathways
        and sidewalks.
        Amenities: Strollers: | Wheelchairs: | Pets: | Restrooms:
        Special Programs: This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.
        Start Times: 0730 - 0900 Finish by Noon
        Location: Harpers Choice Village Center
        Start Point / Driving Directions: 5440 Old Tucker Row, Columbia, MD
        To Harpers Choice Village Center
        From I-95: take Exit 38 (Route 32) west towards Columbia for
        4 miles to Cedar Lane.
        Turn Right on Cedar Lane and follow to end.
        Turn Left, then right to enter Harpers Choice Village Center.
        From Route 70, take Route 32 east towards Columbia for 12 miles to
        Cedar Lane.
        Turn Left on Cedar Lane and follow to end.
        Turn Left, then right to enter and park at the Harpers Choice Village
        Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
        Host Club: Columbia Volksmarch Club
        Contact: John Dye (410) 290-6510
        Website: www.mdvolks.org/CVC/
        E-Mail Contact: johndye@...

        City / State: Odenton, MD
        Event Name: Piney Orchard Walk
        Event Type: Walk
        Event ID: 108013
        Distance - Trail Ratings: 5K & 10K - 1A
        Description: Look for the AVA banner at the gas station. Parking
        will be in the Marketplace shopping center across the service road from
        the gas station.
        Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes |
        Restrooms: Yes
        Special Programs: Take a Walk In a City Park, Treasure Hunt - A way
        to walk our precious trails, Walking the USA A - Z
        Start Times: start 8AM to 10AM, Finish by 2PM
        Location: In Front of Pomodoro Natural Pizzeria
        Start Point / Driving Directions: 8749 Piney Orchard Pkwy. Odenton,
        MD 21113
        : From I295 or I95, take the Rt
        32E exit toward Ft Meade, then exit right on the 1st
        Odenton exit/Rt 175. At the 3rd traffic light (Piney Orchard
        Parkway/Telegraph Rd/Rt 170), turn right and travel about 2 miles to a
        traffic circle called The Roundabout. Take the 3rd exit to enter the
        shopping center, then turn right immediately on the service road. The
        pizzeria is on your right in the gas station, but PLEASE park anywhere
        on the left side of the service road.
        From Annapolis, take I97 north to Rt 32W towards Odenton. Take the 2nd
        Odenton exit (Rt 170) and turn left for 2.5 miles on Telegraph Rd, which
        becomes Piney Orchard Parkway. Proceed to The Roundabout (traffic
        circle) and follow the instructions above.
        Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
        Comments: TRAIL DESCRIPTION: 10K trail rating: 1+, 5K trail rating
        1. The 10K walk will take you through many neighborhoods, a few small
        hills, and dip into the Nature Preserve for some natural path walking
        and possible wildlife viewing. The 5K walk will be (almost) all paved
        sidewalks or paved trails.
        Host Club: Annapolis Amblers
        Contact: Debra Peak (410) 695-1031
        Website: www.annapolisamblerswalk.com
        E-Mail Contact: dlpeak@...

        8/16/2017 - Night Walk
        Event Number : 107992 5/10k
        Start : Greenbelt Community Center
        Event City: Greenbelt
        Host Club : Great Greenbelt Volksmarchers, Inc.
        Contact : Yvonne Pennington, (301) 431 - 6668

        City / State: Savage, MD
        Event Name: Walk and then Join Us at Walking the World Seminars
        Event Type: Walk
        Event ID: 107781
        Distance - Trail Ratings: 5k and 10k - 2B
        ON THE TRAIL. There is a 10-Km trail with a 5-km option with a rating of
        2B. The trails are on sidewalks, paved pathways and natural wooded areas
        in and near the Savage Mill Historic District and the Bollman Iron Truss
        Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes |
        Restrooms: Yes
        Special Programs: Bridges - Spanning the USA, Honoring Our Flag,
        National Register of Historic Places, United States Post Offices
        Start Times: between 8:30 AM - 12 noon and finish by 3 PM
        Location: Savage United Methodist Church, 9050 Baltimore St.,
        Savage, MD 20763 in the Fellowship Hall.
        Start Point / Driving Directions: DIRECTIONS TO START LOCATION FROM
        RT. I-95 NORTH OR SOUTH -TAKE EXIT FOR RT. 32 EAST toward Ft. Meade.
        Continue to Exit 12B RT. 1 South toward Laurel for one block. *TURN
        RIGHT on Howard St. which will become Baltimore St. United Methodist
        Church (9050) is on the corners of Baltimore & Foundry Streets.
        toward Columbia. Continue and TAKE EXIT 12B RT. 1 South for Historic
        Savage. *FOLLOW DIRECTIONS ABOVE. Parking in Church lot allowed and on
        Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
        Comments: Join Walking Adventures International - Walking the World
        Seminars Offered at 10 AM-11 AM and 12 noon - 1 PM. Tours 2018 & 2019.
        Grand Prize - One walker will receive a Free $500 Registration for a
        2018 tour.
        Host Club: Freestate Happy Wanderers
        Contact: Bill Hassell (410) 437-2164
        Website: www.mdvolks.org/freestate/
        E-Mail Contact: wahasse1798@...
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