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Pre-registration due by May 2, 2005
SUNDAY ONLY -- APRIL 3, 2005 ELLSWORTH SPRINGS Walk
Sanction No. NW05-71070
START/FINISH: Fred Meyer Shopping Center, 11325 SE Mill Plain Blvd.,
TIMES: Start any time between 8am - 1pm; Finish by 4pm.
DISTANCE and RATING: 10km (6.2 miles), Rated 2.
TRAIL DESCRIPTION: Enjoy established neighborhoods on city sidewalks
and park paths; also the natural trails in Ellsworth Springs, a unique
forested watershed in the heart of Vancouver. Strollers OK; wheelchairs
may have difficulty due to some uncut curbs.
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. "B" medals from prior events are available.
COMFORT: Water and restrooms available at start/finish only. Pets are
permitted except in buildings. Owners are responsible for leash and
DIRECTIONS: From I-205 North or South, take Exit 28 (Mill Plain Blvd).
At end of ramp, go east (Northbound right, southbound left) onto Mill
Plain to Chkalov Drive. Right on Chkalov to entrance of SOUTH parking
lot at Garden Center. Volkswalk signs will be posted.
CONTACT INFORMATION: Earl Bowen, 360/263-1228.
April 3, 2005 Kirkland Marina Park Gazebo - Downtown Kirkland, WA
5km and 10km walks
Event Number: 69524
Start Point Address: Near Corner of Market Street and Central Way
Directions: I-405 Exit 18 to Kirkland. Head downhill (West) on NE 85th
St. (Becomes Central Way). Continue on Central Way to Market St. Left to
Marina Park and start Point. Parking available at Marina Park and along
city streets. NO PARKING RESTRICTIONS ON SUNDAY!
Event Description: Historical buildings, sites and history. Six parks,
landscaped flower beds, marinas, shops and restaurants. Walk on
sidewalks along Lake Washington passing civic buildings through downtown
Kirkland area and with views of Seattle, Lake Washington and the Olympic
Mountains. 5 km suitable for wheelchairs and strollers. 10 km NOT
suitabel for wheelchairs.
Start Times: Start from 09:00 am to 12:00 Noon. Finish by 3:00
Awards and Fees: Credit $3.00. Free Centennial pins. Some older awards.
Walkers may walk free.
Comments: This is the Kirkland 100 Year Centennial. Walk will highlight
historical places and provide historical data.
Write for more information to: 6333 Lk. Wash. Blvd. NE - Apt 408,
Kirkland, WA 98033
Contact: Stan & Beth Wolf, (425) 827-7018 or seagullsb@...
Apr 9-10 2005 “Ancient Lakes” Quincy, WA Two Walks
Spring in Central Washington Hike
Start Location: Quincy Wildlife Recreation Area Parking Lot, Quincy WA
Start time: Saturday & Sunday 8am-noon
Finish time: Sat 4pm; Sun 3pm
Distance: 2, 10K (6.2 miles) walks
Washington State Challenge: Grant County; Nature - Trails/Flowers
Trail (4+, 3+): Spring is the time for Central Washington, where the
terrain heats up early and the desert blooms with sage and flowers. The
Quincy Wildlife Recreation Area offers wonderful desert hikes bursting
with wildflowers, dramatic basalt columns, rock coulees and, well,
ancient lakes. The two walks offered will wander in and among the
lakes, through tight coulees and wide-open prairies. This area has been
in numerous Seattle PI write-ups as well as featured in books on
Northwest hiking. We will not be repeating this event anytime soon, so
don’t miss it!
Awards & Fees: A 100% embroidered multicolored patch in our club diamond
shape. Cost and design of patch to be determined. Free participants
are welcome but must register, carry and return a start card.
Miscellaneous: Walkers must bring their own water - there will be water
available only at the start/finish. Restrooms are located near the
start area. This trail is for experienced walkers only. Pets are
permitted but leash laws apply. Owners are responsible to cleanup after
their pets. If it is a warm day snakes are possible.
Parking: A Vehicle Use Permit from the Department of Fish and Wildlife
is required to park at the walk. To purchase an annual pass, good at
any DFW location, see http://wdfw.wa.gov/wlm/vup/brochure.htm. You may
also purchase one at REI or anyplace hunting/fishing licenses are sold.
The club will have $5.00 day use only parking passes available for
sale at the event.
Saturday and Sunday April 9-10: Workers' Walks for the Discovery Walk
Festival, Red Lion Hotel at the Quay, start 8-10 am. Must be signed up
as a volunteer for the Discovery Walk, April 22-24, 2005 to participate.
See: http://www.discoverywalk.org/iml/page8.html for volunteer form.
email: romapaynter@... toll free 1-877-269-2009
Volunteer training Sunday, April 10, 12:30 pm, VA Medical Center
Columbia Room "New Theater" 3rd floor Bldg. D7, 1601 Fourth Plain Blvd.,
Vancouver, WA light lunch served.
City and State: Liberty Lake WA
Host Club: Lilac City Volkssport Assn.
Distance and Trail Rating: 10km, 5km 2
Start Point Address: Liberty Lake Water District 22510 E Mission Liberty
Lake WA 99019
Event Description: TRAIL: (2) Walk on paved trails and pathways and
some roadways through scenic and growing Liberty Lake. Trail suitable
Start Times: 8:00am to 12:00noon
Contact: Claudia, Miner , (509 ) 357 - 7672
E-Mail Contact: gdonnageorge@...
Awards and Fees:
Exit 296 off I-90 to Liberty Lake Road. South on Liberty Lake
Road, turn left on Mission to 22510 E Mission.
Strollers: Medium Wheelchairs: None Pets: Yes Restrooms: Yes
April 15-17, 2005: Victoria International Walking Festival, Victoria,
http://www.walkvictoria.ca email viwf@... Toll free 1-877-488-9255
April 22-24, 2005: 9th Annual Discovery Walk Festival, Vancouver, WA
Sanction Numbers: 68533, 68534, 68535, 68536, 68537, 68538
Location: Registration, walks, bikes and socials will be at the Red Lion
Hotel at the Quay, Centennial Center, 100 Columbia St, Vancouver,
Washington. Swim pool nearby with shuttle.
Fri., Apr. 22, Mayor’s Walk: 4 pm Send-off by Mayor. Start 4p-6p, finish
by 9p. Easy 5/10 km walk. Optional Pasta Dinner and celebrations to
follow. Children’s Cultural Parade: 10 am
Sat., Apr. 23, Lewis and Clark Walk, Swims & Bikes: Choose your distance
- Marathon 42K, 32K, 2K, 10K or 6K. Trail rated 2 with some hills. Start
time depends on distance. Swims in the afternoon. 25k /50k Bike start 9
am—1pm. Family Fun Walk 6K starts 10 am.
Sun., Apr. 24, Lt. Broughton Walk: Choose your distance - Marathon 42K,
32K 21K, 11K or 6K. The 42K-32k-21k routes will be bused across the
river to enjoy areas in Portland and will return across the I-5 bridge
to finish in Vancouver. 6K/11K routes tour Vancouver. Closing Ceremonies
at 4 pm.
Awards: This is an award-only event, cost is $8 for each day of walking
and $8 for the bike, $3 for each swim. Children age 12 and under are
FREE and receive the award and credit. Friday walkers earn a Mayor’s
Walk award. Saturday and Sunday Walks: all receive the Discovery Walk
award, a medal or pin depending on years walked. Marathon finishers also
receive a patch. Bike receives an award. Swim receives IVV credit.
Receive a special “Try-Athlon” patch if you walk, swim & bike. Enter as
a Team of 10 or more to earn a team banner.
Registration: Walk registration fee of $8 per walk or bike event each
day, $3 per swim, children age 12 and under FREE, includes awards /
certificates, IVV Credit and IML Credit. International Marching League
credit is earned by completing at least 20K each day on Saturday and
Sunday. Registration not refundable. Pre-register by mail or online at
the regular price, must be postmarked by April 10, 2005. Day of event
registration: At the regular price, at the Red Lion Hotel at the Quay
Centennial Center Friday Noon - 6 pm and on Sat. & Sun. from 7 am – 1pm.
Social Activities: Friday: Opening Ceremonies 6:30 pm, optional Pasta
Dinner. Saturday and Sunday: Walkers Expo. Saturday: Meet and Greet
social begins at 4 pm. Sunday: Closing ceremonies 4 pm. Farmers Market
Saturday and Sunday.
Hotel: Red Lion Hotel at the Quay, 100 Columbia Street, Vancouver,
Washington 98660 Telephone: (360) 694-8341 Other hotels available in the
area. Travelers should fly into Portland International Airport.
Directions: I-5 SOUTH BOUND: Take the Mill Plain exit and keep right,
westbound, Mill Plain changes to 15th St. Continue west. Turn left onto
Columbia Street. Proceed south on Columbia Street for about a mile.
Hotel will be on the right next to the I-5 Bridge. I-5 NORTH BOUND: Take
Exit 1B "CITY CENTER". Loop around and merge into the left lane. Turn
left at the 6th Street exit. Go three blocks to Columbia Street and make
another left. The hotel will be on the right.
Parking is available at the Red Lion (free), on the street (free and
meters), and also in the Park and Go at 6th and Columbia for $1.50 for
the entire day on the weekend. On Friday, the rate is 50 cents per hour
with a maximum of $4.
Info: Discovery Walk Festival PO Box 2009 Vancouver, WA 98668.
Toll Free: 1-877-269-2009 Web: http://www.discoverywalk.org
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