NW Trek - Go Red for Women Today
- January 26-27, 2008 Concrete - Bald Eagle Festival - 3 Walks
NW Tulip Trekkers - Bald Eagle Festival. A Weekend of Fun, Fitness,
Friendship & Food
2/2/2008 to 2/3/2008 Northwest Trek Wildlife Park
City and State: Eatonville WA
Host Club: Evergreen State Volkssport Assn.
Distance and Trail Rating: 5k and 10k 2
Start Point Address / Driving Directions: Northwest Trek Wildlife Park,
11610 Trek Drive, Eatonville, WA
Event Description: Walk on asphalt trails and woodland paths throughout
the park. View native Northwest wildlife in a natural setting.
Contact: Diane Wagner , (253 ) 875 - 3064
Event Website: tenkwalk@...
E-Mail Contact: dianeswagner@...
Awards and Fees: A Award
Amenities: Strollers: medium Wheelchairs: NO Pets: No Restrooms: Yes
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CAN YOU SAY "MAUI CHRISTMAS?"
We just added a new Adventure to our 2008 schedule - please join us for
CHRISTMAS IN HAWAII in 2008!
DATES: December 4 – 13, 2008 * 10 Days
PRICE: Approx $2590 per person
Our new itinerary for Hawaii starts on the Big Island and contains 2
nights in Kona, 2 nights in Hilo, and 5 nights in Lahaina, Maui. We are
also including 6 IVV-sanctioned walks and the options to take the
infamous Road to Hana, as well as an unforgettable flightseeing trip to
visit the former leper colony on the neighboring island of Molokai!
Spots are going fast on this Christmastime visit to the Islands, so call
Debbie or Dani soon to reserve yourself a spot at 1.800.779.0353!
VISIT THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS WITH US NEXT DECEMBER!
Stuff for Walking Comfort:
Dr. Hoy’s Pain Relief Gel – Two Tom’s BlisterShield and SportsShield
Blist-O-Ban – For When You Have Blisters and Hot Spots – Keep on Walking!
See You at the Discovery Walk Festival!
2/2 - 2/3: Workers Walks for the Vancouver Discovery Walk Festival
Volunteers for the Discovery Walk Festival are invited to walk the
routes in advance at our scheduled Workers Walks times. We welcome you
to volunteer - forms will be available or you can get them on our web
You must be a volunteer for our April 25-27, 2009 festival to join in
the Workers Walks, due to insurance liability.
Start time: 8 am - 10 am
Location: Vancouver Hilton Hotel, 301 West 6th Street, Vancouver
You will be guiding yourself with a map, please bring along your own
water and snacks. Restrooms normally open or provided during the event
are unlikely to be available, so please plan accordingly.
Info: toll free 877-269-2009
2/9/2008 LORD HILL REGIONAL PARK
City and State: Snohomish WA
Host Club: Four-Plus Foolhardy Folks
Distance and Trail Rating: 6/10/12K 3
Start Point Address / Driving Directions: LORD HILL REGIONAL PARK I-5:
Exit #194 (US2/Wenatchee). On highway 2 take the 88th St. SE exit. RIGHT
on 2nd Ave (no sign, it’s the street as you exit the highway). LEFT on
Lincoln Ave S (becomes the Old Snohomish-Monroe Hwy). RIGHT on 127th Ave
SE to 150th St SE. LEFT on 150th St SE to park entrance on LEFT. I-405N:
Exit #23 (SR522E/Bothel/Woodinville). Exit 164th St. LEFT under SR522.
LEFT on 127th Ave SE. Continue as above.
Event Description: A 100% embroidered multicolored patch in a diamond
shape will be available for $7.50. All patches this year have a gold
border for the club’s 20th anniversary. 50 only — no reorders. Credit
only is $3.00. Free participants are welcome but must register and
return a start card. Pre-registration due by Feb 4th. See the form in
Start Times: 8am-12pm
Contact: Jane Holmes , (206 ) 324 - 1601
Event Website: www.walkhappy.com/fourplusclub
E-Mail Contact: jensenholmes@...
Awards and Fees: A Award
Strollers: NO Wheelchairs: NO Pets: Yes Restrooms: Yes
2/9/2008 Walk and Bike
Start : Redmond Town Center, Corner of Leary Way and Bear Creek Way.
Event City: Redmond
Walk 10K rated 1.
Host Club : Northwest Striders
Event Website: www.ava.org/clubs/northweststriders/
Write for more information to:
1837 138th Pl SE
Bellevue, WA 98005
Contact : Dick O'Connor, (425) 746 - 9641
Contact : Jim Van Ostrand, (425) 456 - 0560
2/18/2008 - Vancouver, WA Walk
Event Number : 80136 5/10 km
Distance and Trail Rating: 5/10 km 1+
Start Point Address / Driving Directions: Jim Parsley Center, 2901 Falk
Road, Vancouver, WA From I-5: take SR-500 exit east to Falk Road (42nd
Ave.) and turn Right on Falk Road. Continue past the school and turn
Left on Plomondon Street. Continue on Plomondon to the far end of the
building on your left and enter parking lot on the left. From I-205:
take SR 500 west to Falk Road (42nd Ave) and turn Left onto Falk Road.
Continue past the school and turn Left on Plomondon Street. Continue on
Plomondon to the far end of the building on your left. Turn left into
the parking lot.
Event Description: The walk has two 5 km loops. The first loop is to
the west and south and goes thru residential areas onto the Burnt Bridge
(Discovery) trail and returns thru a commerical and residential area.
This loop is rated 1 + for some slight gains in elevation on the paved
path and possible pine cones and small branches in the forested areas.
The second loop is to the south and east and goes around a developed
park, residential areas and on the Burnt Bridge (Discovery) Trail. The
second loop is rated 1 and is on paved paths or sidewalks.
Start Times: 8am to 1 pm
Contact: Dick Baker , (360 ) 573 - 6048
Event Website: http://www.earthlink.net/~vuvwalkers
E-Mail Contact: dickbkr@...
Awards and Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Water and restrooms are available at the start, checkpoint,
and finish. Strollers are OK but wheel chairs will have problems due to
some curbs not being cut.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2008 Vancouver, WA
Firstenburg Community Center WALK
AVA Sanction No. NW08-80077
START/FINISH: Firstenburg Community Center, 700 NE 136th Avenue,
TIMES: Start any time between 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Finish by 4 p.m.
DISTANCE and RATING: 10km (6.2 miles), Rated 1 -- easy. A shorter, 5km
(3 miles) route is available.
TRAIL DESCRIPTION: Enjoy pleasant, tree-lined neighborhoods, several
parks, and a nicely landscaped, upscale corporate park. Surfaces include
streets, sidewalks, and paved paths. Suitable for strollers and
wheelchairs. Some curbs not cut.
FEES: Everyone is welcome to walk for FREE. Optional AVA Credit Only is
$3. No refunds. All must register, carry, and return a start card. "B"
medals and hatpins from prior events are available. Donations are
appreciated and help support future events.
COMFORT: Water and restrooms available at registration area. Limited
facilities on route. Pets are permitted except in buildings. Owners are
responsible for leash and clean-up laws.
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 SE 136th Avenue. Left on SE 136th to Firstenburg Community
Center. Left into parking lot. If lot is full, you may park in the lot
across the street. Volkswalk signs will be posted.
CONTACT INFORMATION: Jan Breneman; phone 360/835-9686.
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