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Catalog is now available!! Register between now and JANUARY 3 and
you'll receive the following Registration Bonus:
MEDITERRANEAN ANTIQUITIES (Greece & Turkey): A free hot air balloon ride
over the fantastic, time-eroded landscape of Cappadocia OR $100 off the
Greece tour price.
SENSATIONAL SCANDINAVIA: Complimentary admission to Copenhagen's Tivoli
Gardens with a special dinner in one of Tivoli's many fine restaurants
OR $100 off the Finland Extension.
EMERALD ISLE OF IRELAND (immediately following AVA Convention): Your
choice of a one-of-a-kind, hand knit Aran Island sweater on the island
ICELAND: Complimentary horseback ride on the famed, easy-riding
Icelandic horses OR admission to the soothing geothermally-heated waters
of the Blue Lagoon along with an in-water massage OR $100 off the
ALPINE EUROPE: $100 toward the purchase of a cuckoo clock in the Black
Forest OR $100 off the IVV Olympiad Walking Festival Pre-tour in the
Call Janelle at 1 (800) 779-0353 by January 3 to reserve your place and
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Year-Round Walks in Maryland
Year-Round Walks in DC
Year-Round Walks in Virginia
January 22-23, 2005 Inaugural Walks
This event event is our fifth inaugural event with the award paying
homage to the winner of the election the previous November.
Start Point: Old Post Office Pavilion, 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW,
Washington, DC. location map. The start point will be on the second
level of the central atrium.
Start Times: Start between 8am and 1pm on Saturday and 9:30am and 1pm
on Sunday. . Finish by 4pm. Bring picture identification.
This event commemorates the second inauguration of President Bush and
Vice President Cheney by offering two trails that radiate out from the
marveously restored Old Post Office Building. Both trails are 1+ and are
10KM (6.2 miles) in length, with 5KM (3.1 miles) options. Both are
suitable for strollers and wheelchairs and offer restrooms. water.food,
and shopping opportunities.
The "Inaugural Trail" includes the route used for the Inaugural
Procession from the Capitol to the White House on January 20 as well as
other cultural and historic sites in the Capitol area and northwest
The "Georgetown Trail" explores areas to the west of the start point,
including museums, Embasssy Row, the C & O Canal, and Georgetown.
Award: The award for this event will be Samantha, a plush 6" tall eagle
with a jersey commemorating this quadriennal event; the award is shown
above. Only 72 eagles will be ordered and there will be not reorders.
Fees: There is no charge to participate in these events.
Pre-registration for the commemorative award and IVV credit is $7.
Registration for the award and credit after January 15th is $8. The fee
for IVV credit is $3.
Pre-registration: Pre-registration ends January 15, 2005. Fees cannot
be refunded for those who pre-register and do not participate.
Stipulations: Pets must be under control at all times and must be
picked up after. Pets are not allowed in the start point and in most
other buildings. Restrooms and water will be available at the start
point. Water will be available at checkpoints. Food can be purchased at
numerous restaurants and food stores along the trails. Because it is
likely to be cool on the days of the events, participants are urged to
bring water that they can carry with them.
Contact Info: Barry Plott 703-352-5135 or Tom Baerwald
Best way, use Metro. Blue/Orange line: Take an Orange or Blue line train
to the Federal Triangle station. As you exit the station on the only set
of escalators, make a U-turn and walk to 12th St (no sign in the middle
of the block). Carefully cross 12th Street at the traffic light and turn
left to walk to the southwest side entrance to the Old Post Office Pavilion.
Yellow/Green line: Take a Yellow or Green line train to Archives/Navy
Memorial station. As you leave the station on the only set of
escalators, continue straight, walking west along Pennsylvania Ave. Walk
west for four blocks to 12th Street, crossing Pennsylvania to the left
(south ) side of the street at any of the traffic signals. Walk around
to the far corner of the Old Post Office Pavilion to enter throuhg the
From the west via I-395: Drive northeast on I-395, crossing the Potomac
River on the 14th Street Bridge. Just after crossing the river, exit
I-395 to the left following signs for US-1(Downtown). Drive north on
US-1 (14th Street) for 0.8 miles through 6 traffic signals. Turn right
at the 7th traffic signal to head east on Pennsylvania Ave to 12th
Street. The Old Post Office Pavilion is on the far right corner of this
intersection. If you have not found a legal place to park on the street,
turn left at the 3rd traffic signal to head north on 12th Street for
1-1/2 blocks. The entrance of a commercial parking ramp is on the left
side of 12th St between E and F Streets. Bring your life savings to pay
for 3 hours of parking.
2/19/2005 - Walk
Event Number : 70826 5 KM and 10 KM
Start : Vansville Community Center
Event City: Beltsville, MD
Host Club : Freestate Happy Wanderers
Write for more information to:
3411 Dunnington Road
Beltsville, MD 20705
Contact : Donald Conway, (301) 572 - 5574
Club Website: www.ava.org/clubs/freestate
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- Salem, Oregon AVA National Convention June 13-21
Pre-registration due by May 18, but you can register on-site.
Workshops - Socials - Meet walkers from around the USA and around the world
City / State: St. Michaels, MD
Event Name: St Michaels Maryland
Event Type: Walk
Event ID: 101709
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5Km, 10Km - 1A
Description: COMMENTS FROM PREVIOUS WALKERS ?The best walk I?ve been
on in ten years.? ?Outstanding, one of the walks I?ll never forget.? ?If
you could bottle this walk and sell it, you?d make millions.? ?This walk
captures the true essence of life on the Chesapeake Bay.? Come and see
for yourself what the talk is all about.
Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes |
Special Programs: National Register of Historic Places, You'll Never
Start Times: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM, finish by 3:00 PM
Location: St. Michaels Elementary School Parking Lot, 200 Seymour
Ave., St. Michaels, MD 21663
Start Point / Driving Directions: From Baltimore, Annapolis, or
Washington DC ?
1. Take 50/301 across Chesapeake Bay Bridge.
2. Bear right at the 50/301 split.
3. Follow Route 50 East.
4. Upon approaching Easton, bear right onto the Easton
Bypass (Route 322).
5. Follow Route 322 through three traf?c lights.
6. At the fourth light bear right onto Route 33 (St. Mi-
7. Follow Route 33 for nine miles to the town of St. Mi-
8. Watch for school traf?c signs. St. Michaels Elementary
School parking lot is on the right.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: For $2.00 swim after your walk next door at Bay Hundred
Host Club: Annapolis Amblers
Contact: John Carolus (410) 224-0907
E-Mail Contact: johncarolus@...
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