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Walk Saturday 1/7/06 Washington DC

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  • Bob Schmick
    This week we travel to DC and join the DC Club and Steve Arnett to walk with their club the Monument walk. Lunch is at a local restaurant. WE will leave the
    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 5, 2006
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      This week we travel to DC and join the DC Club and Steve Arnett to walk with
      their club the Monument walk. Lunch is at a local restaurant. WE will leave
      the Sailboat bank at 9:00 AM.

      Bob





      The American Volkssport Assn.
      Event Details for

      Columbia Plaza Apartments

      73156 2006/Y0231

      1/2/2006 to 12/31/2006


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      Event Special Classifications




      National Heritage






      Riverwalk America






      US Presidents






      Original 13 States






      College Campus







      City and State: Washington DC


      Host Club: Washington DC Area Volksmarch Club, Inc.


      Distance and Trail Rating: 11/17 KM 1+


      Start Point Address: Reception Desk, The Consul, West Lobby, Columbia Plaza
      Apartments, 2400 Virginia Avenue NW, Washington DC. From I-495 (Capital
      Beltway) in Virginia, take Exit 44 onto George Washington Memorial Pkwy (1st
      exit in VA from MD). Exit from the Pkwy at the Memorial Bridge/Arlington
      Cemetery exit (approx. 8.5 miles). Make a right turn at the stop sign. Be in
      the right lane in the traffic circle to cross the Memorial Bridge. After
      getting on the Bridge, get in the right lane. Immediately after crossing the
      Bridge, exit at Rock Creek Pkwy/Kennedy Center exit. Follow Rock Creek Pkwy
      & Kennedy Center signs. This road will pass under the Kennedy Center by the
      river, and pass by the Watergate complex on the right. At the next light
      (there is a yield sign to the right of this light) make a right turn onto
      Virginia Avenue. After 3 lights (.3 miles) make a right on 24th St. which
      goes into the parking garage at Columbia Plaza. Limited parking available on
      the street during the day (metered) and weekend (free). Via Metro
      [recommended]: Exit Foggy Bottom-GWU (Orange/Blue Lines) Station onto 23rd
      St. Turn right, remaining on 23rd St. and walk four blocks to Virginia Ave.
      Cross Virginia Ave., turn right, walk half a block, and turn left into the
      drive at Columbia Plaza Apartments located across from the Columbia Plaza
      Parking Garage.


      Event Description: Walk the National Mall. This event offers 11-KM or 17-KM
      trails and is rated 1+. The trail is along city streets and through monument
      areas with steps. Some of the sights you will see are the Lincoln Memorial,
      Korean War Memorial, WWII Memorial, Washington Monument, FDR Memorial,
      Capitol Building, White House, and Vietnam Memorial. In addition, the 17 KM
      trail takes you by the Supreme Court, through Union Station, and by the
      National Archives. Trail is suitable for wheelchairs and strollers.


      Start Times: Daily, dawn to dusk


      Contact: Marshall Hansen , (301 ) 588 - 1913













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