NW Trek - Clarks Creek Park
- 6/9/2007 Northwest Trek Wildlife Park
City and State: Eatonville WA
Host Club: Over-The-Hill-Gang Volkssport Club
Distance and Trail Rating: 5K, 10K 1+
Start Point Address / Driving Directions: Northwest Trek Wildlife
Park, 11610 Trek Drive East Eatonville,WA. From Northbound or Southbound
I-5 take exit 127 and go East on SR 512 to SR 161. Go South (right) on
SR 161 (at South Hill Exit) towards Eatonville. Follow Nortwest Trek
signs for approx 22 miles. From Renton, Kent,Auburn follow Southbound SR
512 to SR 161 follow signs to NW Trek.
Event Description: Rated 1+ Walk on paved paths and woodland trails,
which will take you throughtout the park and viewing area, for
bears,wolves,cats and other animals and birds. The 10K walk is suitable
for strolers, but not wheelchairs. There is a 5K optional suited for
strolers and wheelchairs.
Start Times: 0800 AM to 0100 PM
Contact: Marilyn Viola , (253 ) 864 - 7443
Event Website: www.theoverthehillgang.net
E-Mail Contact: joemar11@...
Awards and Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: ENTRANCE INTO THE PARK IS FREE. This is a fund raiser for
Northwest Trek Wildlife Park. Tram rides are 50% off if you are a
Volkssport Walker. This is also a Girl Scout sponsored event for the
Pacific Peak and Totem Councils. Note: PETS ARE NOT ALLOWED IN THE PARK
Amenities: Strollers: medium Wheelchairs: NO Pets: No Restrooms: Yes
6/10/2007 Clarks Creek Park
City and State: Puyallup WA
Host Club: Daffodil Valley Volkssport Assn.
Distance and Trail Rating: 6K, 11K, 20K 1
Start Point Address / Driving Directions: Clarks Creek Park, 1800 12th
Ave SW. From I-5, take exit 127 Puyallup/SR512 to Puyallup. Take the 3rd
Puyallup exit at the fairgrounds. Right at the exit onto Meridian. Right
at first light onto 15th Ave SW. Right onto 14th St. SW. Left onto 12th
Ave SW into park. From I-405 take exit 2 SR 167 south. Exit onto SR512.
Take 2nd Puyallup exit at fairgrounds. Left onto Meridian and uphill to
2nd light. Continue as above.
Event Description: A great walk through downtown Puyallup during the
Meeker Days Festival. The 11k route passes a brewery, an author's home,
a US presidential site, the WSU research center and crosses the railroad
tracks, along with numerous Washington State challenge sites. The 20k
includes a cemetery. 6k and 11k routes are suitable for strollers and
wheelchairs and are rated 1, the 20k is not suitable and is a 3+ for
continuous uphill and downhill to and from the cemetery.
Start Times: 8am - 1pm, finish by 4pm
Contact: Carolyn Warhol , (253 ) 845 - 6592
Event Website: www.webpost.net/es/esvadava
E-Mail Contact: jcwarhol@...
Awards and Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Water and restrooms at the start/finish. Pets are
permitted, but not in buildings. Owners are responsible for leash and
Amenities: Strollers: easy Wheelchairs: medium Pets: Yes
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WAI just returned from Spain with 31 traveler/explorers. We had a great
time traipsing through old medieval centers like Toledo and Segovia,
wondering at the stunning Moorish architecture of the Alhambra, trekking
among the nostalgic windmills of Quixote’s La Mancha, viewing the
mountains of Africa from the Rock of Gibraltar, and taking in the charm
of Andalusia in Cordoba and Granada. Country walks blended with city
charmers, and great food and wine! We still have room on the October
departure for Spain and Portugal.
This Adventure will not be offered in 2008.
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6/16/2007 South Hill Walk
City and State: Spokane WA
Host Club: Lilac City Volkssport Assn.
Distance and Trail Rating: 10km, 5km
Start Point Address / Driving Directions: Manito United Methodist
Church 3220 S Grand Blvd
Event Description: Walk city sidewalks and through parks and historical
locations on the South Hill of Spokane
Start Times: 8 am - noon
Contact: George Withers , (509 ) 624 - 6518
E-Mail Contact: gdonnageorge@...
6/17/2007 - Larry Doudenback Memorial Walk
Event Number : 77021 10k
Start : Les Schwab Tire Co, 610 E North Bend Way, North Bend, WA
Host Club : Northwest Striders
Event Website: gowalkingwithnws.org
Write for more information to:
16202 Cedar Fall Rd SE
North Bend, Wa 98045
Contact : Jean Lendy, (425) 888 - 0737
NORTH BEND - Fathers' Day Walk (06/17/2007) is RAILROAD HERITAGE AND
RIVERWALK AMERICA. Washington State Challenges: King County; Waters:
rivers or bridges. Walk is a level 1+. Walk on the gravel Snoqualmie
Valley Trail built on the abandoned Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and
Pacific Railroad, with views of Mount Si, Rattlesnake Ridge, and the
Snoqualmie River. Suitable for strollers. Not suitable for wheelchairs.
6/24/2007 International Festival Walk
City and State: SeaTac WA
Start Point: Angle Lake Park
Event Description: Sea-Tac Washingon Walk in conjunction with
Start Times: 8-1
Contact: Vic Kring , (253 ) -92 - 9147
E-Mail Contact: hvkring@...
2007 AVA Walking Convention - Sacramento, CA
June 23- July 1
City and State: Vancouver , WA WA
Host Club: Vancouver USA Volkssporters
Distance and Trail Rating: 5/10 km 1+
Start Point Address / Driving Directions: Esther Short Park, between
6th and 8th Streets on Columbia in downtown Vancouver
Event Description: The walk takes your through many of Vancouver's
historic sites and into the annual fourth of July celebration grounds
where one of the west coasts largest fireworks displays are held. There
is live entertainment starting at 10:00am till the end of fireworks at
about 10:30 pm.
Start Times: 8:00 am to 1:00 pm
Contact: Burt Paynter , (360 ) 891 - 9411
Event Website: http://www.home.earthlink.net/~vuvwalkers/
E-Mail Contact: walkeriii@...
Awards and Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Bring a picnic & blanket to enjoy the Celebrate Freedom
festival with friends & family after you walk. Pets not allowed in the
City and State: Key Peninsula WA
Host Club: Key Peninsula Volkssport
Distance and Trail Rating: 10 K 2+
Start Point Address / Driving Directions: private property on Ulsh Rd
next to the Penrose State Park, Long Branch Peninsula From I-5 takes SR
16 to the Purdy Exit, SR 302. At the stop light where 302 makes a right
turn, continue straight on the Longbranch Highway thru Key Center and
Home to Lakebay, make a left on Cornwall, make a right on Delano, and a
left on Ulsh Road
Start Times: 10:00 AM
Contact: Neal Van Der Voorn , (273 ) 857 - 3655
Event Website: www.keypen.com
E-Mail Contact: nealvandervoorn@...
Seafair Marathon July 8, 2007
Minutes from Seattle, the Virginia Mason Team Medicine Marathon at
SEAFAIR in Bellevue, Washington offers ideal summer running conditions.
The '06 event offered perfect running weather in the mid-60's, along
with plenty of volunteer support, on-course entertainment and a scenic
route. Mark your calendars and register today!
JOIN US! For the 2007 Virginia Mason Team Medicine Marathon at SEAFAIR
Featuring a Full Marathon, Half Marathon Run/Walk, Half Marathon Nordic
Walk, 5k Run/Walk, Marathon Team Relay, and Kids Mini Marathon, everyone
New in 2007! Seafair is partnering with the American Volkssport
Association to advocate and promote Volkssport walking as a
non-competitive sport for the enjoyment and benefits of physical
activity. Volkssporting and The Virginia Mason Team Medicine Marathon in
July is a great way to join others in a friendly group activity! All
half marathon walk participants receive a Brooks technical top and high
quality finishers medal for participating...
Register today at http://www.seafairmarathon.com
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