Annapolis Oktoberfest - Glenn Dale Columbus Day
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Event Change Announcements:
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Lea Seats the Litchfield Trail Master contacted me yesterday morning to
inform me that the County Seat Restaurant has been closed by the bank.
We are currently attempting to retrieve the Walk Box and establish
another Start Point for this walk.
While share details as available, suggestions welcome.
Anyone wishing to walk this trail, before we establish a new start
point, can find trail map and directions online at:
Then contact P.O.C. Lea Seats at P.O. Box 251 Glastonbury, CT 06033-0251
with appropriate fee and insert cards will be mailed for event and
-Bob McDougall, President CVVC
DATE CHANGE FOR FT. DETRICK VOLKSMARCH - TO OCT. 20.
Due to the recent tragedies and heightened security awareness it was
deemed prudent to postpone the Volksmarch and Fall Fest, at Ft.
Detrick. The Volksmarch and Fall Fest originally scheduled for
September 29th has been postponed to October 20, 2001. Hope to see you
all then and there.
For further Volksmarch info call: Chuck (410) 795-7855 or email:
Annapolis Oktoberfest Walk DATE CHANGE to October 7
You all know what they say about the best laid plans? Well, that's what
happened to the Annapolis Amblers and their fabulous 11th annual
Oktoberfest walk. After being sanctioned and distributing tons of
brochures, we just found out that the date of the West Annapolis
Oktoberfest event has been changed fron Sunday, October 14 to
Sunday,October 7. Since it's such a fun occassion and we have already
planned for a new trail to feature some of the lesser known and traveled
jewels of Annapolis, the decision was made to have the event on the new
the other info on the events site of the AVA is correct except the date.
For those of you who may have put the incorrect date on you calendar
months ago, we apologize.
We hope everyone can attend our premier event of the year. Normally the
weather is fabulous, the food, music and German beers are superb, and of
course, the walk is well worth the drive. See you all on October 7th!
Any other questions, feel free to contact Adele Degnan at
City, State, Country: Annapolis, MD
Host Club: Annapolis Amblers (AVA 595)
Distance and Trail Rating: 10K, trail rated 1+
Start place address: Regina's Continental Delicatessan and Restaurant,
26 Annapolis St., Annapolis, MD
Start times: 8 AM to 1PM. Must be finished by 4 PM
Event description: This volksmarch is held in conjunction with the West
Annapolis Oktoberfest. Good food, Germam beer, music and dancing.The
walk is through the historic city of Annapolis, which is also the
Capital of Maryland and the home of the U.S. Naval Academy. The route
follows road shoulders and primarily sidewalks. Annapolis pavements are
rough (part of the historic flavor) but suitable for large-wheeled
strollers. Dogs are welcome on the trail.
Award and fees: B Awards available.
Directions: The major routes to Annapolis are I-97 from the north,
US-50/301 from either east or west, and MD-2 from either north or south.
When near Annapolis, I-97 and MD-2 will merge into US 50/301. Continue
on US-50/301 and take exit 24 marked MD-70 South, Rowe Blvd., Annapolis.
Continue South on Rowe Blvd., cross Weems Creek and turn left at first
traffic light onto Melvin Ave., go two blocks to Annapolis St. (street
will be closed for Oktoberfest activities), turn right, then one block
to Regina's Restaurant on the left. Parking is available on nearby
streets or three blocks west of start/finish at the US Naval Academy
Stadium off Rowe Blvd.
Contact: Jim or Barbara Fons (410)757-6983, or Bob Schmick (410)
Email contact: marktim@... or fons@...
Comments: 2001 Oktoberfest path will be new to all previous Oktoberfest
walkers. You will travel through the Naval Academy and historic
downtown, and through the lovely Tawes Garden. Return to Regina's for
Germam food, beer, music and dancing and arts and crafts. An Annapolis
Discover America on Foot Columbus Day Walk AT2001/0308
October 6, 2001
City, State, Country: Glenn Dale, Maryland, USA
Host Club: Freestate Happy Wanderers
Distance and Trail Rating: 10 km with 6 km option, both Rated 1
Start place address: Glenn Dale Community Center, 11901 Glenn Dale
Boulevard, Glenn Dale, MD
Start times: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., finish by 4 p.m.
Event description: Out and back on the new Washington, Baltimore, &
Annapolis (W.B.&A.) Recreational Trail. The trail is paved, smooth, and
has no significant hills. There are four bridges and one tunnel on the
section being walked. The trail is suiotable for strollers and
Award and fees: There is no specific award for this event. The walk is
free and open to the public. Participants desiring credit towards
International Federation of Popular Sports awards must pay a $2.00 fee.
Directions: From the Baltimore-Washington Parkway, exit at Route
193/Greenbelt Road East. *
From the Capital Beltway, either direction, take Exit 23 (Kenilworth
Avenue) to Route 193 East/Greenbelt Road. *
* Follow Route 193/Greenbelt Road East, past the Goddard Space Flight
Center. Continue on Route 193, crossing Route 564/Lanham-Severn Road.
Route 193 becomes Glenn Dale Boulevard at this point. Continue east on
Glenn Dale Boulevard for approximately 1.4 miles. The Glenn Dale
Community Center will be on your right, across from the Glenn Dale Fire
Contact: Mike Quinlan, 301-805-4278
Email contact: mikemq@...
Comments: The trail is located on the abandoned railbed of the former
W.B.&A. Railroad. This electric railroad served a commuter function
between 1908 and 1935. The W.B.&A. Trail forms a segment of the East
Coast Greenway and the American Discovery Trail, both designated as
National Millennium Trails.
10/13/2001 - 10/13/2001 - WALK
Event Number: AT2001/0328
Start: SENECA CREEK STATE PARK, GAITHERSBURG, 5/10/20KM
Host Club: SENECA VALLEY SUGARLOAFERS
Write for more information to:
PO BOX 3716
GAITHERSBURG, MD 20885-3716
Contact: ED BRANGES 301-340-9418
Volksmarch AT2001/0319 DATE CHANGE!
October 20, 2001
City, State, Country: Ft. Detrick - (Frederick County) Frederick, MD -
Host Club: Piedmont Pacers Volksmarch Club of Carroll County
Distance and Trail Rating: 10Km & 5Km trails, both rated 1
Start place address: Blue/Gray Field, Ft. Detrick , Frederick, MD
Start times: Start: 8AM to 11AM; Finish: 2PM
Event description: Relatively flat on paved and gravel surface paths,
sidewalks and roadsides around the perimeter of Ft. Detrick, very little
Award and fees: No award for this event. To walk is FREE, for IVV credit
the fee is $2.00.
Directions: From the South, East and West: take Interstate I-70 to
Frederick, MD, Exit onto US 15 North towards Gettysburg. Take the Ft.
Detrick/7th Street exit. Turn right on 7th Street and follow signs to
Ft. Detrick. From the North: Travel South on US 15 to the Ft.
Detrick/7th Street exit. Exit and turn right on 7th St. Follow signs to
Ft. Detrick and proceed straight on to the Post.
The Blue/Gray field is just inside the gate on the far left corner.
Contact: POC: Chuck at (410)795-7855
Email contact: cbm95@...
Comments: The Volksmarch is being held in conjunction with Ft. Detrick's
annual Fall Fest. A garage sale/flea market starts at 8AM. At 11AM the
activities begin, music, German style food and drink, crafts and rides
10/20/2001 - 10/20/2001 - WALK
Event Number: AT2001/0354
Start: PSI NET STADIUM, BALTOMORE, 5/10KM
Host Club: BALTIMORE WALKING CLUB
Write for more information to:
7905 OMEGA CT
KINGSVILLE, MD 21087
Contact: BILL SIMMONS (410) 592-8440