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State Capitol Evening Walk Saturday

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  • Wendy Bumgardner
    12/8/2007 State Capitol Building City and State: Olympia WA Host Club: Capitol Volkssport Club Distance and Trail Rating: 10 Km w/ 5 Km option 1+ Start
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      12/8/2007 State Capitol Building
      City and State: Olympia WA
      Host Club: Capitol Volkssport Club
      Distance and Trail Rating: 10 Km w/ 5 Km option 1+
      Start Point Address / Driving Directions: State Capitol Building From
      I-5 take exit 105. Follow "State Capitol" signs to the Capitol Campus.
      Start is at the North Entrance of the State Capitol Building.
      Event Description:
      Start Times: 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
      Contact: Susan Berry , (360 ) 491 - 7266
      Event Website: www.geocities.com/buddbayy/index.html
      E-Mail Contact: lsberry@...
      Awards and Fees: A Award
      Comments: Carry a flashlight.
      Strollers: medium Wheelchairs: NO Pets: Yes Restrooms: No
      Event Special Classifications
      US Presidents
      Courthouses in the USA
      Walking Europe in the USA
      State Capital

      12/15/2007 Longview, WA
      Host Club: Border Crossers
      Distance and Trail Rating: 10 km/5km option 1+
      Start Point Address / Driving Directions: Kessler Elementary School Gym,
      1902 E. Kessler Blvd, Longview, WA 98632 Take I-5 Northbound or
      Southbound Proceed to 4th traffic light (15th Ave) and turn right one
      block (1st light) to Kessler Blvd. Turn left approx 6 blocks to Kessler
      School Gym. Watch for volkswalk signs.
      Event Description: The trail offers a view of the Christmas lights in
      the Lake Sacajawea area and beautifully groomed Longview residential
      areas. Wheelchairs and strollers may have some difficulty because of the
      gravel path around the lake.
      Start Times: 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. finish by 9:45 p.m.
      Contact: Sam Korff , (503 ) 728 - 0400
      E-Mail Contact: korffs@...
      Awards and Fees: IVV Credit Only
      Comments: Water and restrooms will be available at the start/finish and
      the checkpoint. Owners are responsible for pet cleanup.
      Amenities: Strollers: medium Wheelchairs: medium Pets: Yes
      Restrooms: Yes

      12/15/2007 - Walk
      City and State: Spokane WA
      Host Club: Lilac City Volkssport Assn.
      Distance and Trail Rating: 10km, 5km 2+
      Start Point Address / Driving Directions: Spokane Freinds Church. 1612
      Dalke Spokane WA Take Exit 280 eastbound or 280A westbound, go north on
      Walnut, cross the maple Street bridge to Dalke.
      Event Description: Walk on sidewalks and edges of streets in quiet
      residential neighborhoods. FLASHLIGHTS REQUIRED. Dress appropriately for
      weather. Rated 2+ for possible inclement weather.
      Start Times: 5pm to 7pm
      Contact: Sue Keehnen , (509 ) 326 - 3575
      E-Mail Contact: gdonnageorge@...
      Christmas goodies at start point.
      Strollers: medium Wheelchairs: NO Pets: Yes Restrooms: Yes

      City and State: Renton, Washington WA
      Host Club: Interlaken Trailblazers Volkssport Club
      Distance and Trail Rating: 5K and 11K 2
      Start Point Address / Driving Directions: St. Matthew's Lutheran Church,
      1700 Edmonds Ave NE, I-405 Exit #5. Northbound Right/southbound Left
      to Edmonds Ave NE. Left at Edmonds Ave NE two long blocks north past
      McKnight Middle School to St. Matthew's Lutheran Church. MERTRO #106 to
      staret. Route #107 to Sunset Blvd aand Edmonds NE. Walk to start.
      Event Description: Coulon Park Clam Lights at south end of Lake
      Washington lit for the Holidays
      Start Times: 4pm-6pm, finish by 9pm
      Contact: Bob Kunzmann , (425 ) -78 - 2182
      Event Website: ava.org/clubs/interlaken
      E-Mail Contact: bobkunzmann@...
      Awards and Fees: B Award
      Comments: 5K walk in park on lighted pathways with famous Clam Lights
      and Christmas lightning. 10K in neighborhoods and lighted park
      Strollers: easy Wheelchairs: easy Pets: No Restrooms: Yes
      Event Special Classifications
      Walking Europe in the USA
      Railroad Heritage

      12/31/2007 Guided Walk
      City and State: Vancouver WA
      Host Club: Vancouver USA Volkssporters
      Distance and Trail Rating: 5/10 km 1+
      Start Point Address / Driving Directions: Red Lion - Hotel at the Quay,
      100 Columbia St. From I-5 north bound exit 1-B and turn left on Mill
      Plain to Columbia, south bound exit 1-C and turn right, follow one way
      west to Columbia. Turn left on Columbia to Red Lion Inn at the Quay next
      to the Columbia River.
      Event Description: New Years Eve Guided Walk - This will be a new walk
      that will cross over the new Land Bridge that is part of the Columbia
      Lewis and Clark Confluence Project. As usual prizes of sparkling cider
      and/or champagne will be offered to those that are there at the 10:00
      start. End your year right with this fun filled group guided walk.
      Start Times: 9:30 am to 10:00 am
      Contact: Dick Baker , (360 ) 573 - 6048
      E-Mail Contact: dickbkr@...
      Awards and Fees: IVV Credit Only
      Event Special Classifications
      Lewis and Clark
      Railroad Heritage

      December 31, 2007 and Jan. 1, 2008
      St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Seattle
      Start/Finish Location: St Paul's Episcopal Church, 15 Roy St, Seattle, WA
      New Year's Eve Dec. 31: The Start Table will be open 3:00pm to 6:00pm.
      Finish Table will be open until 9:00pm.
      Route: Enjoy the holiday glitter along the waterfront, and through
      downtown Seattle and Seattle Center. Stairs make this route difficult
      for strollers and unsuitable for wheelchairs.
      New Year's Day, Jan. 1: The Start Table will be open 9:00am to 1:00pm.
      Finish Table will be open until 4:00pm.
      Route Take a walk up the easy westside of Queen Anne, enjoying great
      views along the way. Then walk down to the water, going along Elliott
      Bay Park and through the new Olympic Sculpture Park. This route is
      difficult for strollers, and unsuitable for wheelchairs.
      Award: Multi-colored, two segment (New Years Eve and New Years Day)
      patch designed by Dorman Batson is $8.50 for NYE segment only, or $16
      for NYE and NYD. 30 only, no reorders. Credit only is $3. Free walkers
      are welcome, but must register, carry and return a start card.
      Hatpin: "B" hatpins are $1.00
      Pre-Registration: Must be postmarked no later than December 21. Make
      check payable and mail to Emerald City Wanderers c/o Dorman Batson,
      35806 1st Ave. S., Federal Way, WA 98003.
      Miscellaneous: Water, restrooms and refreshments at start/finish. Pets
      are permitted, but NOT in building(s). Owners are responsible for leash
      and cleanup laws.
      Many Metro routes serve this area. Check with Metro for your best option
      - Metro Rider Info: 206-553-3000.
      More Info: Mike Nagan 206-935-3225; email m.nagan@...; Edla
      Deppman 206-938-5929; email edla@....
      Please put "NYE/NYD walk" in the subject line.
      Weather: We won't try predicting the weather for your walk. However, if
      you would like information on current conditions and a five-day
      forecast, visit The Weather Channel.
      New Walker
      Packets: Those new to volkssports should inquire about the AVA's special
      awards program discount.
      Directions:From I-5 northbound or southbound: Exit at Seattle Center
      Exit #167. At end of ramp, turn right on Fairview N., and then left onto
      Valley St. Valley becomes Broad. At Harrison, as you come uphill from
      the underpass at Aurora, turn right to 5th. Turn right on 5th, and then
      left on Roy to the Church.

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