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Walk Saturday 2/5/05 York, PA

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  • Bob Schmick
    Join the Amblers as we venture to the North. For anyone who has not been there York s Central Market is something to see. We will leave the SailBoat Bank at
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 2, 2005
      Join the Amblers as we venture to the North. For anyone who has not been
      there York's Central Market is something to see. We will leave the SailBoat
      Bank at 9:00 AM.
      Bob



      Sponsor York White Rose Wanderers, AVA-236. This event is sanctioned by the
      American Volkssport Association (AVA), a member of the International
      Federation of Popular Sports (IVV).
      Dates Saturday, Feb 5, 2005 and Sunday, Feb. 6, 2005.
      Start/Finish Time Start anytime between 8 AM and 1 PM. Finish by 4
      PM.
      Start Area Central Market House, 34 West Philadelphia St., York, PA.
      Look for AVA/IVV signs. <http://www.ava.org/clubs/york/media/cmahouse.gif>

      Procedure AVA policy requires that every participant must possess a
      signed start card. At the Start Point each participant will be issued a
      numbered Start Card which is stamped at Control Point(s) along the course.
      At the Finish, the validated card is turned in at the awards table.
      Validated cards are exchanged for an award, if eligible, and IVV books are
      stamped for official credit. The trail may be walked a second time on the
      same day at no additional cost using the same Start Card.
      Eligibility Everyone is welcome to participate. Children under 12 must
      be accompanied by an adult. Walk at your own pace. Joggers are welcome!
      Trail Description The trail will be on city sidewalks through some
      residential and historical areas. Most streets have curb cuts. Wheelchairs
      and strollers should have little difficulty. A 5K trail is available for
      those wishing to do a shorter walk. Sidewalks could be a problem if it
      should snow.
      Registration Fees IVV credit is $3.00. If credit is not desired, the
      walk is free.
      Conditions The event will be held regardless of the weather. There
      will be no littering. All pets must be on a leash at all times, MUST be
      cleaned up after, and will not be permitted in any buildings.
      Refreshments Water and hard candy will be available at the Start/Finish
      and all Check Points. Market House vendors will be open until 3:00 PM
      Saturday. Sunday one vendor will be open for breakfast and light lunch.
      Disclaimer The sponsors of this event cannot be held responsible for
      any accidents or injury that might occur or for any lost or stolen items.
      Every reasonable effort will be made by the sponsors to make this a safe,
      enjoyable and memorable event.
      FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT Pat & Joe Strausbaugh
      2535 Midpine Drive
      York, PA 17404
      717-764-6150
      e-mail: pstrausbaugh@...
      or
      Gloria & Jim Reedy
      6541 Old Carlisle Rd.
      Dover, PA 17315
      717-292-3777
      e-mail: jgwalk6541@...
      DIRECTIONS
      <http://www.ava.org/clubs/york/media/yorkmap.gif>

      FROM THE SOUTH: Take I-83 North to exit 15 (South George St.). Stay in left
      lane to end of expressway which becomes South George St. Proceed on South
      George St. to Market Street at Continental Square (11 traffic lights). Turn
      right onto East Market St., go one block to North Duke St. Turn left on
      North Duke St., go one block to East Philadelphia St. Turn left onto East
      Philadelphia St. Proceed for 1 1/2 blocks to parking garage on the right.
      Central Market House is on the left.
      FROM THE NORTH: Take I-83 South to Exit 22 (N. George St-Rt. 30). At end of
      the ramp bear left to traffic light. Turn right at traffic light onto North
      George Street. Proceed to West Philadelphia St. (7 traffic lights). Turn
      right onto West Philadelphia St. Parking garage is on the right. Central
      Market House is on the left.
      FROM THE EAST: Take Rt. 30 West to North George St. Turn left onto North
      George Street. Proceed to West Philadelphia St. (6 traffic lights). Turn
      right onto West Philadelphia St. Parking garage is on the right. Central
      Market House is on the left.
      FROM THE WEST: Take Rt. 30 East to North George St. Turn right onto North
      George St. Proceed to West Philadelphia St. (6 traffic lights). Turn right
      onto West Philadelphia St. Parking garage is on the right. Central Market
      House is on the left.


      PARKING: Saturday and Sunday there is free parking in the parking garage
      located at the corner of W. Philadelphia Street and Beaver Street. On Sunday
      only, there is free metered parking. Additional parking in the parking
      garage directly across from the market is free both days unless posted for a
      special event. If posted, the parking fee is $5.00.



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