20th Anniversary Walk
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November 4 , 2006 (Saturday) 20th Anniversary Walk - BCC
5, 10, and 20 km Walks
The Interlaken Trailblazers Volkssport Club invites you to its
anniversary walk commemorating the first club walk at Bellevue Community
College in 1986. This is a non-competitive walk & anyone may participate
regardless of age or physical fitness. Cake will be served and coffee
will be available to purchase from the BCC Student Programs.
Start Point: Bellevue Community College, Student Parking Garage
Directions: Eastbound I-90: Exit #11A. Follow 156th Ave SE signs. Cross
SE Eastgate Way and get into LEFT lane. Westbound I-90: Exit #11 Follow
156th Ave SE signs. LEFT at traffic light onto SE Eastgate Way. RIGHT at
150th Ave SE [Bellevue Community College sign]. Get into LEFT lane. LEFT
onto Landerholm Circle. Follow Volkssport Parking signs to Start at
Student Parking Garage.
Information: Walk on paved and wood chip trails through Robinswood Park,
neighborhoods, enjoy sculptures and the beautiful college campus
celebrating 50 years. 10K & 20K also go through Spiritwood Park. Water &
restrooms are available at the start/finish.
Walk Distance and Trail: 20km (rated 2); 10K (rated 2); 5km (rated 2)
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.
Award: Credit only is $3. “B” awards available. Event & Distance books
plus book covers available. This is an “B” walk for the “A” to “Z”
walks. Free participants are welcome but must register, carry & return a
Point of Contact: Margaret Cole, 425-644-5621, jocole2004@...
Jenny Cole, 425-227-4471
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11/11/2006 Vancouver Veterans Parade Walk
LOCATION: VA Medical Center, Bldg D7, 1601 E. Fourth Plain Blvd.,
START TIME: 8 am - noon FINISH TIME: 3 pm
TRAIL: Rated easy 1+, choose 10K or 6K route. This walk is held in
conjunction with the annual Veteran's Day Parade in Vancouver. Come join
in the fun and see a great small town parade with bands, floats,
verterans and kids. To see the parade it is best to start walking about
9:30 to 10:30 so that you arrive on the parade route during the parade.
The walk goes through nice residential areas with parks before reaching
the downtown area where the parade takes place. The walk also takes you
by many historical areas of the city.
REGISTRATION: Register during the start hours. Credit-only $3. Free
walkers welcome, donation appreciated. Donations go to our
Compassionate Care Meal Program. No refunds.
BRING YOUR OLD COFFEE MUGS FOR THE VETERANS: Bring clean, un-chipped
coffee mugs for our veterans to use while they are in our nursing
skilled care unit.
MISCELLANEOUS: Please carry a photo ID in case the campus goes to
Threat Level Orange. In case of the country going to Threat Level Red,
this event will be canceled. Water and restrooms at start/finish and
along the route every 3K. Pets are permitted but NOT in buildings.
Owners are responsible for leash and cleanup laws.
STIPULATIONS: All participants must register, sign the liability
waiver and carry a start card. Participants agree to follow the
directions of the event volunteers and AVA/IVV guidelines. The sponsors
of this event cannot be held responsible for any accidents or injury
that might occur or for any lost or stolen items.
MORE INFO: Wendy Bumgardner 503-692-3994, walking@...
DIRECTIONS: From I-5 northbound or southbound take 4th Plain exit 1-D.
If southbound, turn left (east) on 4th Plain, if northbound turn right
(east) on 4th Plain to the stop light at St. Johns/VA Medical Center.
Turn right into VA Medical Center. At the first intersection, turn left.
Turn right at the second driveway to the right and park in the big
parking lot. Register in the atrium of Building D7, the Barnes Rehab
Center. Bus: C-Tran Bus 25 or 39, bus stop is on Ft. Vancouver Way just
outside VA entrance.
11/18/2006 to 11/19/2006 Northwest Trek Wildlife Foundation
City and State: Eatonville WA
Host Club: Evergreen State Volkssport Assn.
Distance and Trail Rating: 10k and 5k 2
Start Point Address / Driving Directions: Northwest Trek, 11610 Trek
Dr Ea, Eatonville I-5: Exit #127 (SR512) east to SR161 (So
Hill/Eatonville). RIGHT (south) on SR161. Follow NW Trek Signs to park.
SR167: South to SR512 (Puyallup/Olympia) to SR161 exit. LEFT on SR161.
Continue as above.
Event Description: Walk on asphalt trails and woodland paths throughout
the park. View native Northwest wildlife creatures in a natural setting.
5K trail suitable for wheelchairs. Pets are NOT permitted. Park entrance
free to walkers. Proof of participation is needed to obtain half-price
tram ride. A award is $7.50/credit only is $3.00
Start Times: 8:00 am to 1:00 pm, finish by 4 pm
Contact: Diane Wagner , (253 ) 875 - 3064
Event Website: www.esva.org
E-Mail Contact: dianeswagner@...
Awards and Fees: A Award
Amenities: Strollers: hard Wheelchairs: NO Pets: No Restrooms: Yes
City and State: Edmonds WA
Host Club: Sound Steppers Volkssport Club
Distance and Trail Rating: 10k with 5k option 2+
Start Point Address / Driving Directions: Port of Edmonds meeting room.
336 Admiral Way from I-5 exit 177 Edmonds/Kingston ferry, SR104 to
Edmonds ferry ticketing. Turn left on Dayton St, street turns left onto
Event Description: 10k walk on city sidewalks and on trail thru Yost
Park & Pine Ridge Park. Views of Olympic mountains and Puget Sound. A 5k
option along waterfront and marina.
Start Times: 8:00 am to 12:00 noon
Contact: Neil Smith , (206 ) 214 - 5274
E-Mail Contact: neil.smith@...
Awards and Fees: IVV Credit Only
Amenities: Strollers: hard Wheelchairs: NO Pets: Yes Restrooms: Yes
11/26/2006 - Seattle Marathon and Half Marathon Walk
Event Number : 75150 21K or 42K
Start : Corner of 5th Avenue and Harrison, East of the Experience Music
Event City: Seattle
Host Club : AVA President
Write for more information to:
3610 Park Ave N
Renton, WA 98056
Contact : Shirley Lindberg, (425) 226 - 3484
Club Website: www.ava.org/clubs/pres/president/
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