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      WalkWashington sponsors - Specials after this weekend's events
      About Walking http://walking.about.com
      Walking Adventures International http://www.walkingadventures.com/
      Volks-Ware http://volks-ware.com

      Walking Whidbey VolksFest
      September 8-10, 2006
      Five walk routes plus four Year-round events and at least one 5 km
      Sanction Numbers: NW06-70712, NW06-70713, NW06-70714, NW06-70715, NW06-70716
      Accommodations for the Walking Whidbey VolksFest: For more information
      and links to individual web pages, visit the Central Whidbey Chamber of
      Commerce website at www.cometocoupeville.com
      A Multi-event, three-day festival of walks. A potluck Friday, a pasta
      dinner Saturday evening a salmon BBQ and a free concert Sunday
      afternoon. Five walk routes plus four Year-round events available for
      those who want even more walking, Visit beautiful Whidbey Island for a
      Volkswalking Extravaganza! See Washington's second oldest town with its
      Victorian homes and small town stores. Walk across farm fields and to
      the beach. See Jenne Farm, Admiralty Head Lighthouse and Fort Casey's
      Artillery Bunkers. Fabulous Puget Sound and Mountain views on all walks.
      And we haven't forgotten the fourth F in Volkswalking - Food!
      The Trekkers are hosting a potluck dinner on Friday night, providing
      lemonade, plates etc. Bring a dish to share and BYOB. On Saturday
      evening Small Miracles is hosting a pasta dinner for $10. Small Miracles
      provides assistance to people in the Coupeville area in need of medicine
      and other medical care. All proceeds from the dinner go to Small
      Miracles. On Sunday afternoon, The Town of Coupeville invites you to a
      Salmon BBQ for $10 and a free concert in the park. Seating is limited
      for the Pasta Dinner and the Salmon BBQ. Pre-registration is recommended.
      Farm Heritage, 11 km rated 2, Canadian Rating: 2C. New Route. Walk along
      country roads and across Sherman Farms in the Ebey's Landing Historical
      Reserve to visit our agricultural culture past and present. See historic
      Jenne Farm and pause for views across farmland to the Puget Sound,
      Cascades and Olympics. Not suitable for strollers or wheelchairs.
      Special Programs: National Heritage Walk; US A-Z - "C", WA Challenges:
      Island Co.; Flowers. NW06.
      Whidbey Coast to Coast, 11/21 km rated 2, Canadian Rating: 2B. Walk on
      paved and dirt paths and along country roads, across Ebey's Landing
      Historical Reserve to Ebey's Landing beach. Watch for eagles, whales,
      otters. Views overlooking Puget Sound to Port Townsend and the Olympic
      Mountains. Not suitable for strollers or wheelchairs. Special Programs:
      National Heritage Walk; US A-Z - "C", Washington Challenges: Island
      County; Mountains, Trails, Parks, Oceans. NW06.
      Historic Town of Coupeville 5/10 km rated 2+, Canadian Rating: 2B . New
      Walk around Coupeville seeing many Victorian homes and along main street
      to the much photo'd Penn Cove Dock. Views of Mount Baker and the Cascade
      Mountains. Join Mayor Conard on Friday evening for a special walk on
      this route. Not suitable for strollers or wheelchairs. Special Programs:
      National Heritage Walk; US A-Z - "C" Washington Challenges: Island
      County; Mountains, Trails, Parks, Flowers, Downtowns. NW06.
      Fort Casey 5/10 km rated 2+, Canadian Rating: 2B (drive to start after
      registering). Walk is entirely on roads and paths through Fort Casey
      State Park and Seattle Pacific University land. Much of the walk is
      through woods or along the cliffs overlooking the Puget Sound. View the
      Fort Casey Artillery Bunkers and Admiralty Head Lighthouse. Not suitable
      for strollers or wheelchairs. Special Programs: Lighthouse USA, National
      Heritage Walk, US A-Z - "C" Washington Challenges: Island County;
      Mountains, Trails, Parks, Oceans. NW06.
      Penn Cove One-Way Walk 5/10 km rated 1+, Canadian Rating: 1B (SUNDAY
      ONLY). This is a special walk with special times. Jump on the bus at the
      Coupeville Recreation Hall and ride it 6.2 miles to the start of this
      walk which will take you all along Penn Cove. Fabulous water and
      mountain views the entire walk. Look for wildlife and Penn Cove Mussel
      beds. Not suitable for strollers or wheelchairs. Special Programs:
      National Heritage Walk; US A-Z - Washington Challenges: Island County;
      Oceans, Mountains. NW06.
      AWARD: This award stands alone or you can build onto it at every Whidbey
      VolksFest. The first year award is cast metal with a 6" red, white and
      blue ribbon. $3 pre-registered until Sept. 1. $4 purchased on-site. The
      second year (and future years) is a cast metal foot with "2" or "3"
      engraved and can be attached to the ribbon from the first year. $3 if
      ordered by Sept. 1. $4 at event. How many feet will you get? If you have
      been before and didn't buy the first year medal, you can buy both medals
      this year (previous year registration verified on-site.
      Shirts: T-shirts (100% cotton) and sweatshirts (50/50) are available in
      island green and sea blue. With an outline of Whidbey Island and Walking
      Whidbey VolksFest silk-screened on the front and our famous footprints
      on the back. These shirts are sure to be a great reminder of a fun
      weekend. $15 for a t-shirt, $20 for a sweatshirt. $1 discount if ordered
      when you pre-register. Sizes M-XL, Quantities limited.
      Door Prizes: Door prizes awarded throughout the weekend. All registered
      walkers are eligible. PRE-Registered walkers are eligible for special
      door prizes (Largest Group and Farthest Traveled) as well as several
      specially selected, randomly drawn prizes.
      Silent Auction: Take advantage of the silent auction during the weekend.
      Many wonderful items are up for grabs and all proceeds go to local
      charities. Donations of auction items happily accepted. Contact:
      Volks-Ware for Sale all day: - http://volks-ware.com
      Friday, September 8
      Farm Heritage Walk. Start: 10 am - 1 pm. Finish: 4 pm.
      Fort Casey Walk, Drive 5 miles to start after registering. Start: 10 am
      - 1 pm. Finish: 4 pm.
      Whidbey Coast to Coast Walk, Registration/Start: 10 am - 1 pm (10 am -
      11 am for 21 km). Finish: 4 pm.
      Coupville Mayor's Walk, Registration: 3-4 pm, Start: 4 pm, Finish: 7 pm.
      Trekkers Potluck Dinner, 6 pm. Bring a dish to share and get together
      with old friends or meet new ones! Lemonade, plates, utensils etc. provided.
      Saturday, September 9
      Farm Heritage Walk, Start: 8 am - 2 pm. Finish: 5 pm.
      Whidbey Coast to Coast Walk, Start: 8 am - 2 pm (8 am - Noon for 21 km).
      Finish: 5 pm.
      Coupeville Town Walk, (10 km or 5 km alternative ). Start: 8 am - 2 pm.
      Finish: 5 pm.
      Fort Casey Walk, Drive 5 miles to start after registering.
      Registration/Start: 8 am - 2 pm. Finish: 5 pm.
      "Small Miracles" Benefit Pasta Dinner, 6 pm. Seating Limited.
      Pre-registration recommended.
      Sunday, September 10
      Penn Cove Walk, Special Event! Start: 8-10 am. Finish: 1 pm.
      Farm Heritage Walk, Start: 8 am - Noon. Finish: 3 pm.
      Fort Casey Walk, Start: 8 am - Noon. Finish: 3 pm.
      Whidbey Coast to Coast Walk, Start: 8 am - Noon (8 am - 10 am for 21
      km). Finish: 3 pm.
      Coupeville Town Walk, Start: 8 am - 12 noon. Finish: 3 pm
      Salmon BBQ in the Park, Presented By the Town of Coupeville. Begins at
      1:30 pm. $10.00
      Free Concert in the Park! Start: - 2 pm


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      9/16/2006 - Walk
      Event Number : 73131 10k, 5k
      Start : Audubon Park, 8 am - 12 pm
      Event City: Cheney
      Host Club : Lilac City Volkssport Assn.
      Write for more information to:
      6123 N Ash
      Spokane, WA 99205
      Contact : Sue Keehnan, (509) 326 - 3575
      E-Mail: lewapplegate@...

      Saturday September 16 Lake to Lake Walk
      Location: Overlake Blueberry Farm, 2380 Bellevue Way SE, Bellevue
      Start time: 8:00 a.m.- 10:00 p.m. (15km)
      8:00 a.m.- 12:00 NOON (6km)
      Finish time: 3:00 p.m.
      Distance: 15 km (9.3 miles) 6 km (3.7 miles)
      Trail: Rating: 3
      Walk on sidewalks, asphalt, bark, and gravel trails through Bellevue's
      parks and residential areas on the Lake-to-Lake trail. Not suitable for
      strollers or wheelchairs.
      1+ 6km - Walk on asphalt, bark and gravel trails in the Mercer Slough
      Nature Park. Suitable for strollers Not suitable for wheelchairs.
      Miscellaneous: No pre-registration. Credit only event. Water and
      restrooms at start/finish and along the route for 15km. Water and
      restrooms at start/finish ONLY for 6km. Pets are NOT permitted!
      15km walk is a one way walk with bus transportation from Overlake
      Blueberry Farm to Weowna Park, then walking back to start/finish.
      Contact: Dick O'Connor (425) 746-9641
      I-90: Exit # 9(Bellevue Way).
      Continue on Bellevue Way and follow Volkssport signs to parking on the
      RIGHT. Follow markings to start at Overlake Blueberry Farm.

      9/16/2006 **Global Event** Holiday Park
      City and State: McChord AFB WA
      Host Club: Global- Hq AFSVA/SVPAR
      Distance and Trail Rating: 5/10km 2
      Start Point Address / Driving Directions: **Global Event** Holiday Park
      McChord AFB - Directions and maps to the event start point will be
      available at the base front gate. You will need to obtain a driving pass
      for admittance onto the base. You will need to provide a current drivers
      license, car registration and proof of insurance.
      Event Description: McChord AFB and the Evergreen Wanderers Sizzlin' Hot
      Global Walk - This 10km walk will take participants through forests and
      across open fields providing breathtaking views of Mt. Rainier and the
      Cascade Range. You will also have the opportunity to view the military
      aircrafat static displays. We will offer a 5km trail which is rated a 1
      making it wheelchair and stroller friendly. This trail also provides
      great views of the majestic Pacific Northwest scenery, wetlands and a
      pond on the optional gravel loop.
      Start Times: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm finish by 4:00pm
      Contact: Gabe Laramie , (253 ) 982 - 3610
      E-Mail Contact: Gabriel.Laramie@...
      Awards and Fees: Credit only $2.00/Credit + award $7.00 - B awards
      Comments: Oktoberfest style food and beverages will be sold at the
      start/finish point.Pre-registration is encouraged - you may do so online
      or via mail. Please visit www.62services.com for more information.
      Pre-registration by mail is accepted by paying with a credit card or
      check payable to Adventures Unlimited, PO Box 4369 McChord AFB, WA
      98438. Pets are allowed provided leash and clean-up laws are followed.
      Water and restrooms available at the start/finish point.

      9/23/2006 Newcastle
      5 and 10 km Trails Walk
      10 km May Creek Walk
      Start Point: HomeStreet Bank, 6949 Coal Creek Parkway SE, Newcastle, WA
      Directions: I-405 Exit 10 (Coal Creek Pkwy) Northbound RIGHT/Southbound
      LEFT at bottom of exit ramp. Continue on Coal Creek Pkwy for 3 miles to
      Safeway Shopping Center on the right. HomeStreet Bank is located to the
      far left of the Safeway. PARK AWAY FROM BUSINESSES.
      Information: Walk on sidewalks, road shoulders, and primitive hiking
      trails maintained by Newcastle Trails. All routes pass historic
      Newcastle Cemetery, go through Lake Boren Park and the Eastside Fuchsia
      Society demonstration garden. All pass over part of the former
      Seattle-Walla Walla Railroad route. Level 2 goes into May Creek Park.,
      Level 3 has some steep hills and may have roots in the trail.
      Walk Distance and Trail: 10 km (3); 10 km (2); 5 km (1+ )
      Miscellaneous: Everyone may participate. Children under 12 years of age
      must be accompanied by an adult. 5K is suitable for strollers and
      wheelchairs, but there are gradual inclines. Water & restrooms are
      available at the start/finish and Lake Boren Park.
      Award: Credit only is $3. “B” awards available. Event & Distance books
      plus book covers available. This is an “N” walk for the “A” to “Z”
      walks. Free participants are welcome but must register, carry & return a
      start card.
      Pre-Registration: None.
      Point of Contact: Tina Gerard (425) 466-0999; tinag10k@...
      Event Website: http://www.ava.org/clubs/interlaken/pages/newcastle.htm
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      9/30/2006 Vancouver Churches
      City and State: Vancouver WA
      Host Club: Vancouver USA Volkssporters
      Distance and Trail Rating: 5/10 km 1+
      Start Point Address / Driving Directions: First Presbyterian
      Church,4300 Main Street, Vancouver
      Event Description: This walk will celebrate the many churches in the
      City of Vancouver.
      Start Times: 9:00am to 1:00pm
      Contact: Arlene Miller , (360 ) 263 - 8096
      Event Website: http://www.home.earthlink.net/~vuvwalkers/
      E-Mail Contact: arlmiller@...
      Awards and Fees: IVV Credit Only

      9/30/2006 to 10/1/2006 Edmonds and Woodway Walks
      City and State: Edmonds WA
      Host Club: Sound Steppers Volkssport Club
      Start Point Address / Driving Directions: Harbor Inn 130 W. Dayton,
      second lobby in back of hotel. From I-5 north or southbound exit 177
      Edmonds Ferry. SR 104 westbound to Ferry ticketing, turn left on Dayton
      St and left into Harbor Square complex. Park around Harbor Square
      offices, save parking next to Harbor Inn for Hotel guests.
      Distance and Trail Rating: 10k 3 Event Description: Walk thru the
      beautiful wooded town of Woodway, view the large homes and open spaces
      for horses. Walk thru Edmonds City parks and old time Edmonds shopping area.
      Distance and Trail Rating: 10k with 5k option 2 Event
      Description: Walk along the Edmonds waterfront , great views of Puget
      Sound and Olympic mountains.
      Start Times: 9/30 12:00 - 3:00 pm and 10/1 8:00 - 11:00 am
      Contact: Neil Smith , (206 ) 214 - 5274
      E-Mail Contact: neil.smith@...
      Awards and Fees: IVV Credit Only
      Comments: Walk on city sidewalks and on trail thru parks.
      Amenities: Strollers: hard Wheelchairs: NO Pets: Yes Restrooms: Yes


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