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      Walking Adventures International: History, Culture, Scenery, and
      Walking...more than just a walking tour! We're offering another all-
      American experience this fall in the original 13 colony states and
      our nation's capital! Join us for Walking New England's Fall Foliage,
      September 22 -
      October 10, 2003, 19 days. Including 16 AVA sanctioned walks, of
      which many are past or present winners of the Top Ten Year Round
      Events. Plus, you won't want to miss the splendid color display of
      the maples in Vermont & New Hampshire! Contact us to receive a free
      brochure or to register at 1-800-779-0353 or
      fun@... or visit us online at

      Mother's Day Ideas from http://volks-ware.com :
      Extreme Walker Shirts in frost pink or violet
      Walking Buddies Shirts
      Wildflower Shirts
      May 3, 2003
      SANCTION NO: 2003/0058
      Evergreen Wanderers City of Gig Harbor New Balance
      LOCATION: 3510 Grandview Gig Harbor, WA
      COUNTY: Pierce
      START TIME: 8:00AM - 12:00PM
      9:00AM Start for Guided Group Walk lead by club member
      FINISH TIME: 3:00PM
      10KM (6.2 miles) 5KM (3.1 miles)
      TRAIL: (2) Walk on sidewalks, new paved Cushman Trail, and country
      roads with views of the Sound . This route has some gradual
      hills. Strollers and wheelchairs will have difficulty.
      Is this your first Volkssport event? Do you want to walk with a
      group? Join us for a 9 A.M. start. We walk rain or shine.
      AWARD: A 100% embroidered Pierce County patch, designed by Dorman
      Batson, is $9.00.
      50 AVAILABLE. NO REORDERS. Credit only is $3.00. Free
      participants are welcome but must register, carry, and return a start
      HATPIN: "B" hat pins available.
      MISCELLANEOUS: Water and restrooms available at start/finish.
      Restrooms at Park & Ride, if open. Pets are permitted but not in
      buildings. Leash law is enforced.
      MORE INFO: Jerry Wick, Trailmaster -(253)853-7809
      DIRECTIONS: I-5 North/South - Take exit 132 (SR16) over Narrows
      Bridge. Exit at second Gig Harbor exit - Wollochett/City Center.
      Right on Pioneer Way, Immediately get in left lane. At 2nd light,
      turn right on Grandview to Civic Center. From SR 16 East follow
      above and turn left to Pioneer Way.

      5/3/2003 - 5/4/2003 - Roslyn Walks
      Event Number : 57441 2003/0070 10km/5K rated moderate 2+ through
      historic Roslyn.
      Event Number : 57442 2003/0069 10km/5K rated easy 1+ on gravel
      railway bed on the historic Coal Mines Trail from Roslyn to Cle Elum
      and return.
      Start 8 am - 1 pm.
      Start : Pioneer Park, 3rd and Idaho St., Roslyn, WA
      Event City: Roslyn
      Host Club : Yakima Valley Sun Striders
      Write for more information to:
      PO Box 10523
      Yakima, WA 98909-1523
      Contact : Millie Haupt, (509) 965 - 4980
      E-Mail: millie.haupt@...

      5/10/2003 - ORCHARDS WALKABOUT, Vancouver, WA
      Event Number : 57185 2003/0063
      May 10, 2003 (Saturday only)
      START/FINISH: YMCA Fitness Center, 11324 NE 51st Circle, Vancouver,
      TIMES: Start any time between 8am and 1pm; Finish by 4pm.
      DISTANCE and RATING: 10km (6.2 miles), Rated 1. Shorter distance is
      TRAIL DESCRIPTION: Walk on sidewalks, pathways, and side streets
      through the small unincorporated town of Orchards, established in
      1895. Stroll through downtown past local businesses, restaurants,
      shops, two parks, and a mural of the local feed mill and the feed
      mill itself.
      HATPIN: Prior events hatpins will be available.
      FEES: AVA Credit Only is $3. No refunds. Non-credit walkers are
      welcome to participate at no charge. All must register, carry, and
      return a start card.
      COMFORT: Water at the start/finish and checkpoint. Restrooms
      available at start/finish and along the route. Pets are permitted but
      not in buildings. Owners are responsible for leash and clean-up laws.
      ELIGIBILITY: This event is sanctioned by the American Volkssport
      Association, part of the International Federation of Popular Sports
      (IVV), and counts toward the acquisition of IVV achievement awards.
      Everyone is welcome to participate. Children under 12 years of age
      must be accompanied by an adult.
      NEW WALKERS: This event is part of the AVA Achievement Awards
      Program. Participants can earn event and/or distance credits, then
      redeem completed books for a certificate, patch, and hatpin after
      certain milestones are achieved. Special New Walker Packets,
      including discount coupons at a bargain price, will be available at
      the registration table.
      DISCLAIMER: Although every effort will be made to make this a safe
      and enjoyable event, the sponsors are not liable for accidents,
      injuries, thefts and other material damages. By registering for this
      event, each participant agrees to accept the guidelines for
      Volkssport events published by the American Volkssport Association
      (AVA) and to observe the principles of good sportsmanship. This event
      will be held regardless of weather; adverse weather may increase the
      DIRECTIONS: I-5: Exit to I-205. Exit # 30 - SR500 East/Orchards.
      At 112th Ave (first signal), turn RIGHT. At 51st St. (first signal),
      turn LEFT to NE 51st Circle. LEFT into YMCA parking lot straight
      ahead to start/finish.
      CONTACT INFORMATION: Nancy Allen, 360/256-5930. Email walk4hlt@...
      Club Website: http://www.allweatherwalkers.org/

      Spring Walks May 10-11, 2003
      Leavenworth, WA
      SANCTION NO: NW03/017
      Rating: XC Ski Trail/Town Walk is rated 2. You will walk along the XC
      ski trail and along country roads with views of the mountains &
      valley and then down through town. There are many wild flowers along
      the trail, so enjoy. 5k walk available.
      SANCTION NO: NW03/018
      Rating: Tumwater Mt. 4+ walk: You'll walk along country road with
      views of new homes and then up the mountain. This is a dirt road with
      views of the valley and many wild flowers to enjoy. 5k walk available.
      Start: Ski Hill Parking lot, Leavenworth, WA
      Time: 7:30 a.m. - 1 p.m: Finish 4 p.m.
      From Seattle: I-5 North to Everett, Hwy 2 to Leavenworth, WA. Turn
      left at Ski Hill Dr. Follow volkssport signs to ski hill parking lot.
      From east: Spokane, Hwy 2 through Waterville, E. Wenatchee to
      Leavenworth. Go through 2 traffic lights, turn right onto Ski Hill
      Dr. Follow signs.
      Credit only $3.00, free walkers are welcome but must register, carry
      and return a start card. 'B' awards for $3.00 & $5.50 (Grant, Douglas
      & Okanogan county patches) and 'B' hatpins available.
      Special Pin $4.00
      There's water and restrooms available at start/finish and water at
      checkpoint. Pets are permitted, but owners are responsible for leash
      laws. Not suitable for wheelchairs and strollers. Come and walk our
      walks, take part in the Leavenworth's First Spring Bird Festival and
      visit the Bavarian town of Leavenworth.
      Duane Russell, 509-548-4084 email: duane.pat@...
      Bobbi Ferg, 509-548-6112 email: russ@...

      5/17/2003 - 5/17/2003 - Armed Forces Day Walk
      Event Number : 56645 2003/0028 10km/5km Rated moderate 2.
      Civilian vehicles must enter at the exit #119 security gate and
      participants will be bused to the start/finish. No pets on the buses.
      Start : Cowan Stadium, Fort Lewis
      Start anytime 8 am - 1pm
      Event City: Fort Lewis
      Host Club : Sea-Tac Volkssports Club
      Write for more information to:
      PO Box 25101
      Federal Way, WA 98093-2101
      Contact : Ruth Kalies, (253) 630 - 2728
      E-Mail: hvkring@...

      5/17/2003 - 5/17/2003 - Walk
      Event Number : 56908 2003/0047 11km rated moderate 2+ on country
      roads and dirt trail.
      Start : United Methodist Church, 65th and Freya, Spokane
      Start anytime 7:30 am - noon.
      Event City: Spokane
      Host Club : Lilac City Volkssport Assn.
      Event Website:
      More Details: Click here for directions, ratings, etc.
      Write for more information to:
      PO Box 4362
      Spokane, WA 99220
      Contact : Dennis Standridge, (509) 465 - 9478
      E-Mail: dlstandr@...

      5/17/2003 - 5/18/2003 - Anti-Aircraft Peak Walk and Wilderness
      Peak Walks
      Event Number : 57436 2003/0071 10km
      Start : Cougar Mountain Regional Wildland Park
      Start anytime 8 am - noon
      Event City: Newcastle, WA
      Host Club : Four-Plus Foolhardy Folks
      Anti-Aircraft Peak Walk Rated moderate 3 - a hiking trail the climbs
      steadily upwards with an elevation of 853 feet.
      Wilderness Peak Walk rated moderately difficult 3+ with elevation
      gain of 966 feet.
      Write for more information to:
      PO Box 424
      Renton, WA 98057-0000
      Contact : Mary Mantzarinis, (425) 228 - 3058
      E-Mail: mmantzar@...

      5/31/2003 - Madison and Madrona Vistas Walk
      Event Number : 57514 2003/0075 11km rated moderate 2+
      Start : McGilvra School, 1617 38th Ave. E, Seattle, WA
      Event City: Seattle
      Host Club : FS Family Wanderers
      Write for more information to:
      14654 - 8th Ave SW
      Burien, WA 98166-1953
      Contact : Dorothy Steedle, (206) 284 - 7560
      E-Mail: dsteedle@...

      5/31/2003 - 6/1/2003 - Weyerhaeuser Walk
      Event Number : 57386 2003/0074 10km
      Start : Weyerhaeuser Corporate Headquarters
      Start anytime 8 am - 1pm
      Event City: Federal Way
      Host Club : Federal Way Lions Volkssport Club
      Write for more information to:
      PO Box 3552
      Federal Way, WA 98063
      Contact : Dorothy Bahr, (206) 242 - 5560
      E-Mail: DorothyBahr@...

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