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  • Wendy Bumgardner
    9/5/2009 City / State: Seattle, WA Event Name: Celebrate American Labor Event Type: Walk Event ID: 81651 Distance - Trail Ratings: 10K/5K - 2 Description:
    Message 1 of 7 , Sep 4, 2009
      9/5/2009
      City / State: Seattle, WA
      Event Name: Celebrate American Labor
      Event Type: Walk
      Event ID: 81651
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 10K/5K - 2
      Description: We will honor Labor Day and American workers with a walk
      through the working waterfront along the Duwamish Waterway and Harbor
      Island. An award designed by Dorm Batson will feature a territorial view
      framed by the underbelly of the West Seattle Bridge. 30 available; no
      reorder. $8.00 includes award and credit. Credit $3.00. Free walkers
      okay but must register at start point. Preregistration by August 26th to
      David Madsen, 1112 NW 61st Street, Seattle, WA 98107.
      Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes |
      Restrooms: Yes
      Special Classifications: America's Gardens, Firehouses, Islands, Native
      American Culture, Railroad Heritage, Riverwalk America
      Start Times: 8:00 AM to Noon
      Location: West Seattle Corporate Center Development Services of America
      Start Point / Driving Directions: 4025 Delridge Way SW
      Seattle, WA
      Awards & Fees: A Award
      Comments: Bring a camera - great photo ops on this walk.
      Host Club: Emerald City Wanderers
      Contact: Mike Nagan (206) 935-3225
      Website: www.walkingwithecw.org
      E-Mail Contact: m.nagan@...

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      Discover Bellingham VolksFest
      September 11th, 12th and 13th, 2009
      A Walking Festival - 3 Days, 5 Walks, 1 Bike, 3 Socials
      Sanction Numbers: NW81146, 81147, 81149, 81151, 83585, 83584
      Bellingham was founded in 1863 and is located midway between Seattle,
      Washington and Vancouver, British Columbia. Nestled between Bellingham
      Bay and the North Cascade Mountains near Mount Baker, stunning views are
      abundant on a clear day. Bellingham is home to Western Washington
      University (WWU) located on Sehome Hill, from which there are sweeping
      views across the bay to the San Juan Islands. For more information on
      Bellingham go to www.bellingham.org.
      A Multi-event, three-day festival of walks. An ice cream social, meet
      'n' greet and a Salmon Dinner. Five walk routes plus four Year-Round
      events available for those who want even more walking and 1 bike event.
      We haven't forgotten the fourth F in Volkswalking-Food! Join us for the
      Senior Center Ice Cream Social on Friday afternoon, and, after the
      special Leaders' Group walk on Friday, come to a walkers' meet 'n'
      greet. On Saturday, the Senior Center is hosting Breakfast and a Salmon
      Dinner.
      Whatcom Falls/Sculpture Garden, 10/15 km rated 2/3 - 10 km.
      Walk on sidewalks and trails to Whatcom Falls Park. Take park trails to
      Whatcom Falls and Bellingham Fish Hatchery. 15 km option continues on
      park trails to Big Rock Sculpture Gardens with its many sculptures
      within the 2.5 acre garden set within a grove of evergreens. Return via
      greenway trails/sidewalks. Not suitable for strollers or wheelchairs.
      NEW ROUTE: Lake Padden, 5/10 km rated 1 (Friday and Saturday only).
      Walk on gravel trail around Lake Padden in long standing forest. 5 km is
      once around the lake. 10 km is twice around the lake. Drive to the start
      of the walk from the Senior Center. Not suitable for strollers or
      wheelchairs.
      Bellingham City and Bay, 5/10 km. Rated 1.
      FRIDAY'S 4PM LEADERS' WALK, SATURDAY & SUNDAY
      Also special group walk lead by famous author Jo Dereske Sat 2 pm
      Route is along the waterfront and harbor, through two parks and by the
      General George Picket House. You also walk on trails along Whatcom Creek
      and through downtown Bellingham and Farmer's Market (Saturday). On the 2
      pm Miss Zukas walk, author Jo Dereske will point out landmarks described
      in the Miss Zukas mysteries. Suitable for wheelchairs and strollers.
      Western Washington University/Sehome Hill 6/10 km rated 3,4.
      Route is on city streets to Western Washington University. Through the
      main campus and up trails to the top of Sehome Hill/Arboretum, a 700
      feet elevation gain, and the lookout tower with great views of
      Bellingham Bay and the Canadian Coast Mountains. Return via the Farmer's
      Depot Market and downtown. 5 km goes to WWU campus and returns through
      downtown, 250 feet elevation gain. Not suitable for strollers/wheelch.
      Ferry Route 10 km rated 1 (Saturday Only).
      Walk 3 km along Whatcom Creek to Marina, and take a passenger ferry
      ($5.00 charge per person) across Bellingham Bay to the Fairhaven Ferry
      Terminal. Learn a little of Bellingham's history along the way. Return 7
      km through Fairhaven Historical Community , along the Taylor Street dock
      and walkway, through Boulevard Park, and along the South Bay Trail
      through downtown Bellingham and Farmer's Depot Market. Not suitable for
      strollers or wheelchairs
      NEW Bike Route, 25 km (Saturday and Sunday only).
      Ride is within the city of Bellingham, mostly along Bellingham Bay, with
      views of the San Juan Islands, and at times Mount Baker.
      AWARD: This award stands alone or you can build onto it at every
      Bellingham VolksFest. First year award is 1 1/4" cast metal relief of
      the Whatcom Museum. Second year is a metal Salmon to hang on the first
      year award and the third year is a metal Orca. $3 prior to Sept 1, $4 after.
      Shirts: T-shirts, sweatshirts and hooded sweatshirts are available in
      red with a Discover Bellingham 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, $25
      for a hooded sweatshirt. $1 discount if ordered when you pre-register.
      Sizes M-XL, Quantities limited.
      Door Prizes: Special door prizes for pre-registered walkers: Largest
      group, farthest traveled plus others. All walkers eligible for lots of
      door prizes during the weekend.
      “Everyone welcome. You don't have belong to a club to walk. Walk for
      FREE or earn volkswalking credit”
      http://www.nwtrekkers.org/BellinghamVolksFest_2009.html
      Start Times: Friday 10am-1pm, Saturday 8am-2pm
      Location: Bellingham Senior Center, 315 Halleck St, Lake Padden
      Start Point / Driving Directions: Bellingham Senior Center
      315 S Halleck St
      Bellingham, WA
      Host Club: NW Tulip Trekkers
      Contact: Dan Barrett (360) 671-9225
      Website: www.nwtrekkers.org
      E-Mail Contact: danrver@...

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    • Wendy Bumgardner
      9/3/2011 City / State: Seattle, WA Event Name: Celebrate American Labor Event Type: Walk Event ID: 87929 Distance - Trail Ratings: 5/10/11
      Message 2 of 7 , Sep 2, 2011
        9/3/2011
        City / State: Seattle, WA
        Event Name: Celebrate American Labor
        Event Type: Walk
        Event ID: 87929
        Distance - Trail Ratings: 5/10/11 K - 1+
        Description: Celebrate Labor Day by walking a route that celebrates
        labor inSeattle: Interbay's railroad yards, the cruise ship terminal,
        the grain terminal. All this and views of the Sound & Olympic Mountains!!
        Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: hard | Pets: Yes |
        Restrooms: Yes
        Special Classifications: America's Gardens
        Start Times: 9-12, finish by 3
        Location: Whole Foods: Interbay 2001 15th Avenue West Seattle, WA
        Start Point / Driving Directions: Whole Foods: Interbay 2001 15th
        Ave West
        Seattle, WA
        I-5: Exit 167 (Mercer Street) At bottom of ramp merge RIGHT onto
        Fairview. LEFT on Valley Street which becomes Broad Street. RIGHT on
        Denny Way and follow downhill as road curves to right becoming first
        Western Ave and then Elliott Avenue West and finally 15th Avenue West.
        Whole Foods is on left. Park behind the store on Armory Way and circle
        the building to registration/start point.
        Awards & Fees: A Award
        Comments:
        Host Club: Emerald City Wanderers
        Contact: Mike Nagan (206) 935-3225
        Website: www.walkingwithecw.org
        E-Mail Contact: m.nagan@...

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        9/9/2011 - 9/10/2011 Discover Bellingham Volksfest
        City / State: Bellingham, WA
        Event Name: Discover Bellingham Volksfest, Bellingham City and Bay
        Event Type: Walk Event ID: 90056 Distance - Trail Ratings:
        5k and 10k - 1
        Description: Bellingham City and Bay, 5/10 km. Friday 4 PM Guided
        walk, Saturday regular walk. Route is along the waterfront and harbor,
        through two parks and by the General George Picket House. You also walk
        on trails along Whatcom Creek and through downtown Bellingham and
        Farmer's Market (Saturday). Free Meet 'n' Greet after Leaders group walk
        on Friday. Pancake breakfast 7:30am-11 am Saturday. 2-7 pm Saturday Free
        Jazz Festival at the Bellwether.
        Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes |
        Restrooms: Yes
        Special Classifications: Artistic Heritage, Historic Churches,
        Honoring Law Enforcement, Hooray for Hollywood, Special National
        Officers Book (S.N.O.B.), Waterfalls
        Start Times: Friday, Sept. 9, 4 pm, Saturday, Sept.10, 8 am-2 p
        Awards & Fees: A Award
        Comments: Walking Europe in USA, Walking Courthouses, Railroad
        Heriage, Washington Challenges: Water: Bay, Town Country: park, garden,
        History: Historical register, mouments. After this walk on Friday night
        there will be a Happy hour from 5-8 at the Senior Center
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        9/10/11
        Event Name: Bellingham VolksFest Ferry Route
        Event Type: Walk Event ID: 90055 Distance - Trail Ratings: 10 k - 2
        Description: Ferry Route. Walk 3 km along Whatcom Creek to Marina
        and take a passenger ferry ($5.00 charge per person) across Bellingham
        Bay to the Fairhaven Ferry Terminal. Learn a little of Bellingham's
        history along the way. Return 7 km through the Fairhaven Historical
        Community, along the Taylor Street dock and walkway, through Boulevard
        Park, and along the South Bay Trail through downtown Bellingham and
        Farmer's Depot Market. Some walkers will be directed to walk 7 km, and
        catch the ferry at the Fairhaven Ferry Terminal and return via the 3km.
        Free Meet 'n' Greet Friday night. Pancake Breakfast Saturday morning;
        Jazz Festival Saturday afternoon
        Amenities: Strollers: NO | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: No | Restrooms: Yes
        Special Classifications: Special National Officers Book (S.N.O.B.)
        Awards & Fees: A Award
        Comments: Special programs: Walking Europe
        Start Times: 8 am - 2 pm
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        9/10/11
        Event Name: Discover Bellingham Volksfest, Cornwall Park
        Event Type: Walk Event ID: 90054 Distance - Trail Ratings: 6k and
        10k - 2
        Description: Cornwall Park 6/ 10 km. Saturday only. Walk through a
        residential area on sidewalks to Cornwall Park. Follow trails through
        park and then the trail to Little Squalicum Park and Beach. Return via
        Eldridge Avenue mansions and Elizabeth Park. Free Meet 'n' Greet Friday
        night. Pancake Breakfast Saturday morning; Jazz Festival Saturday afternoon.
        Amenities: Strollers: NO | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
        Comments: Special Programs. Walking Europe in the USA, Railroad
        Heritage. WA State: Water: Bay. Town/Countrya: park, garden, historical
        register.
        Start Times: 8 am - 2 pm
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        Location: Bellingham Sr. Center, 315 Halleck St, Bellingham WA
        Start Point / Driving Directions: Bellingham Senior Center, 315
        Halleck, Bellingham, WA. I-5 Southbound, Exit 254 Ohio Street Exit. Head
        straight ahead (8 blocks) on Ohio St. which turns into Halleck Street as
        it bends right. The Senior Center and parking are on the left just after
        the light at Cornwall.
        I-5 Northbound exit 254 Iowa Street. Left at the light onto Iowa. Left
        at the next light onto King (stay in right lane). At the end of King
        turn right on Ohio Street which turns into Halleck as it bends right.
        The Senior center and parking are on the left just after the light at
        Cornwall Ave.
        Awards & Fees: A Award
        Host Club: NW Tulip Trekkers
        Contact: John Dewing (360) 756-0470
        Website: 2dewings@...
        E-Mail Contact: 2dewings@...

        9/17/2011
        City / State: BELLEVUE, WA
        Event Name: Lake-to-Lake Greenway Trail Walk
        Event Type: Walk
        Event ID: 89944
        Distance - Trail Ratings: 15km/6km - 3
        Description: 15km (3) Walk on sidewalks, asphalt , bark, and gravel
        trails through residential Bellevue and its park system on the
        Lake-to-Lake Greenway Trail. 6km (1+) Walk on asphalt, bark, and gravel
        trails in the Mercer Slough Nature Park. Not suitable for strollers or
        wheelchairs.
        Amenities: Strollers: NO | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: No | Restrooms: Yes
        Special Classifications: This event doesn't have any special
        classifications assigned.
        Start Times: 8:00 am-10:00 am (15km) 8:00 am-NOON (6km)
        Location: Mercer Slough Blueberry Farm
        Start Point / Driving Directions: 2380 Bellevue Way SE, Bellevue WA
        I-90: Exit #9 (Bellevue Way). Continue on Bellevue Way to parking at
        Bellevue Park and Ride. Follow Volkssport markings to start at Mercer
        Slough Blueberry Farm.
        Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
        Comments: Water and restrooms at start/finish only along the route
        on 15km route.
        Water and restrooms ONLY at start/finish on 6km route. Pets NOT permitted.
        Host Club: Northwest Striders
        Contact: Eleanor Borgardts (253) 854-5263

        9/24/2011
        City / State: Kirkland, WA
        Event Name: Sculpture Walk - Interlaken 25 Year Celebration
        Event Type: Walk
        Event ID: 89454
        Distance - Trail Ratings: 6K/10K - 1
        Description: Explore Kirkland Sculptures and Northwest College while
        celebrating 25 Years for Interlaken Trailblazers Volkssport Club ESVA
        Challenges: Art, Landscape,Towns
        Amenities: Strollers: hard | Wheelchairs: hard | Pets: Yes |
        Restrooms: Yes
        Special Classifications: America's Gardens, Artistic Heritage,
        Firehouses, Historic Churches, Veteran Memorials
        Start Times: 9:00AM-12:00PM Finish by 3:00PM
        Location: Carillon Point, Kirkland, WA
        Start Point / Driving Directions: 5000 Carillon Point, Kirkland, WA.
        Take 405 Northbound/Southbound to State Route 520 West, Exit #14. Stay
        in the right lane and exit at 108th Ave. NE (first exit). Turn right,
        proceed 1/2 block. Turn left on Northup and follow it to Lake Washington
        Blvd. Turn right (north) and proceed one mile north on Lake Washington
        Blvd. to traffic light at the intersection of Lake Washington Blvd. and
        Lakeview Drive. Carillon Point is on your left.
        Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
        Comments: 6K should be fine for strollers and wheelchairs. 10K route
        will have hills.
        6K rating is 1. 10K is rating is 3,
        Host Club: Interlaken Trailblazers Volkssport Club
        Contact: Stan Wolf (425) 827-7018
        Website: www.interlakentrailblazers.org/kirkland-sculptures-walk.html
        E-Mail Contact: seagullsb1@...

        9/24/2011 - 9/25/2011
        City / State: Prosser, WA
        Event Name:
        Event Type: Walk
        Event ID: 89575
        Distance - Trail Ratings: 5K and 10K - 1
        Description: Harvest Festival is held in conjunction with the
        Prosser Hot Air Ballons event. Vendors and local merchants in the heart
        of downtown Prosser present products, services and excellent food. Many
        wineries and tasting rooms are located along the 10K route. Parts of
        route are on road shoulders.
        Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes |
        Restrooms: Yes
        Special Classifications: This event doesn't have any special
        classifications assigned.
        Start Times: 6:00 a.m. to 12 Noon, finish by 3:00 p.m.
        Location: Prosser Airport - on Nunn Road
        Start Point / Driving Directions: From I-82, take Exit 80 (Gap Road)
        and turn south towards City of Prosser. Proceed approximately one mile
        and turn right on Nunn Road (Chuk-ar Cherries on right-hand corner.)
        Proceed one-half mile to entrance into parking lot at airport. Look for
        volkswalk signs.
        Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
        Comments:
        Host Club: Yakima Valley Sun Striders
        Contact: Millie Haupt (509) 965-4980
        Website: No Website Listed
        E-Mail Contact: m.haupt@...

        9/25/2011
        City / State: DuPont, WA
        Event Name: Ft Nisqually 1843 Site Celebration
        Event Type: Walk
        Event ID: 89753
        Distance - Trail Ratings: 5km(2)/10km(2+) - 2+
        Description: Evergreen Wanderers has received permission to walk
        through the grounds of the former DuPont Explosives Plant. The walk
        passes three historic sites; a cemetery used to bury Native Americans
        and early settlers in the 1830's and 40's, the original Ft. Nisqually
        site, built by Hudson's Bay Co. in 1833 and the Wilkes Observatory,
        where activity on Puget Sound was observed in the 1840s. The 5km trail
        goes as far as the 1833 Ft Nisqually site and returns. It is mostly
        level ground of gravel and sand. 10km trail continues to Wilkes
        Observatory and follows Puget Sound on a bluff above the water with
        views of islands and the Nisqually Delta. This trail is rated 2+ due to
        one short, substantial hill.
        Amenities: Strollers: hard | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes |
        Restrooms: Yes
        Special Classifications: This event doesn't have any special
        classifications assigned.
        Start Times: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Finish by 4 p.m.
        Location: Fort Nisqually Site. Civic Drive and Center Drive. DuPont,
        WA 98327
        Start Point / Driving Directions: Exit 118 off of 1-5. Follow Center
        Drive approximately 1 mile to Civic Drive. Turn Left onto Civic Drive
        and Right into asphalt park lot. Follow arrows crossing Center drive to
        Start/Finish at the Ft. Nisqually site.
        Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
        Comments: Come join the DuPont Historical Society for many
        festivities, includng a Nisqually Tribe Salmon Bake, blacksmith and
        stone cutting demonstrations, Native American dancers and much more.
        Host Club: Evergreen Wanderers
        Contact: Jerry Williams (253) 320-8600
        Website: www.evergreenwanderers.homestead.com
        E-Mail Contact: j.williams1327@...

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      • Wendy Bumgardner
        8/31/2013 City / State: Seattle, WA Event Name: Celebrate Labor Day on Capitol Hill Event Type: Walk Event ID: 93274 Distance - Trail Ratings:
        Message 3 of 7 , Aug 30, 2013
          8/31/2013
          City / State: Seattle, WA
          Event Name: Celebrate Labor Day on Capitol Hill
          Event Type: Walk
          Event ID: 93274
          Distance - Trail Ratings: 5/10K - 1A
          Description: In the Middle Ages society was divided into those who
          prayed (Orare), those who fought (Pugnare), and those who worked
          (Laborare). In honor of Labor day we will substitute walking (Ambulare)
          for the fighting as we walk Capitol Hill and pass by the churches of
          many denominations that distinguish the hilltop. The route is paved and
          generally flat. There will be an award patch depicting the Chapel of St
          Ignatius on the campus; award and credit will be $9. Credit walkers $3;
          free walkers must register and carry a start card.
          Amenities: Strollers: hard | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes |
          Restrooms: Yes
          Special Programs: Bakeries Family Owned, Celebrating Golden Cinemas,
          Fraternal Organization, Rainbow Color-Named Places
          Start Times: 9-12; finish by 3
          Location: Lower Mall (800 block of 11th Avenue), Seattle University,
          Seattle, WA 98122
          Start Point / Driving Directions: Lower Mall (800 block of 11th
          Avenue) on the campus of Seattle University.
          I-5 S'bound take exit 165A to James; turn left onto James. I-5 N'bound
          take exit 164A to James; turn right onto James. Drive up the hill and
          move to left lane. At Broadway turn left onto Broadway and drive two
          blocks north to Columbia Street. Turn right and then immediate left into
          the Seattle University Broadway Garage. Parking is free. After parking
          exit the garage to the north and walk down the stairs and hill to the
          start point on the University's lower mall near the University Services
          Building at 800 11th Avenue. Bus: Metro # 2 or 12. Exit trolley just
          past 11th & Madison; walk back to 11th and turn right onto campus.
          Follow the mall for 2 blocks to the start/ finish area.
          Awards & Fees: A Award
          Comments: Leashed pets okay but not in buildings; scoop laws of course.
          Host Club: Emerald City Wanderers
          Contact: David W. Madsen (206) 789-1960
          Website: www.walkingwithecw.org
          E-Mail Contact: dmadsen@...

          Shoreline YRE Move: Shoreline Haggens Pharmacy and Food store is
          closing. Moving the YRE box for walk #Y1390 effective 8/15/13.
          New location: Walgreens, 17524 Aurora Ave. N.,Shoreline, WA 98133
          I-5 exit #176 /N 175th, northbound Left, southbound Right, onto 175th.
          Right on Midvale Ave. Left to Walgreens parking lot.

          Edmonds Meadowdale Beach YRE Y396 had to be moved due to construction.
          New location 7500 196th SW Edmonds QFC store. New route and new name
          Five Parks.
          The other YRE Y1913 from Edmonds Harbor Square Athletic Club remains at
          the same location.

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          9/7/2013
          City / State: Camas, WA
          Event Name: Three Lakes Walk
          Event Type: Walk
          Event ID: 95298
          Distance - Trail Ratings: 5 km / 11 km - 2B
          Description: Hilltop and lakeside neighborhoods connect forested
          parks on nature paths and some rough trails along the shores of Lacamas
          and Round Lakes, and above Fallen Leaf Lake, part of Camas newest park.
          A rocky, tree-rooted forest path downhill from above Fallen Leaf Lake
          offers beautiful views of this little-known gem through the forested
          canopy. The 5 km route is rated 1B and includes smoother paths near and
          along all the lakes. Strollers are okay for the 5 km route only, and may
          have difficulty across the narrow Round Lake Dam and fish wheel.
          Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes |
          Restrooms: Yes
          Special Programs: Rainbow Color-Named Places, Walking America's
          Trails, WPA Works Projects Administration
          Start Times: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.; finish by 4 p.m.
          Location: Lacamas Lake Park, 3344 NE Everett Street, Overflow
          parking lot
          Start Point / Driving Directions: 3344 NE Everett Street, overflow
          parking lot. From I-5 or I-205, take SR-14 East, then Exit 10 (SE 192nd
          Avenue). LEFT at end of ramp and drive 2.6 miles to SE 1st Street
          (Camas). RIGHT on 1st, which soon becomes NW Lake Road, for 4 miles.
          LEFT on NE Everett Street. Pass main parking lot of Lacamas Lake Park
          and turn RIGHT on NE 35th Avenue. One short block to the parks overflow
          parking lot on the LEFT. Volkswalk signs will be posted.
          Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
          Comments: Hiking shoes and poles may be helpful on the rough trail,
          which is about 1.5 km long midway through the 11km route.
          Host Club: All Weather Walkers
          Contact: Jan Breneman (360) 835-9686
          Website: www.allweatherwalkers.org
          E-Mail Contact: breneman@...

          9/7/2013
          City / State: Mead, WA
          Event Name: Mt. Spokane State Park Walk
          Event Type: Walk
          Event ID: 95950
          Distance - Trail Ratings: 5k 10k 15k - 3C
          Description: The walk will consist of three 5 K loops. Any two of
          the loops can be walked for the 10 K option, and any of the loops can be
          walked for the 5 K option.
          Amenities: Strollers: NO | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
          Special Programs: This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.
          Start Times: 8:00 am - Noon
          Location: Selkirk Lodge, Mt. Spokane State Park
          Start Point / Driving Directions: From I90 take the US 2/US 395 exit
          and proceed north. At the Y stay right on US 2. Follow US 2 to WSH 206
          (Traffic Signal). Turn right and drive to Mt. Spokane State Park. The
          entrance to Mt. Spokane State Park is at the end of Washingon State
          Route 206. In the park the road becomes Mt. Spokane Park Drive. Follow
          the road until you reach Selkirk Lodge.
          Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
          Comments: Washington State Discover Pass or day use permit required
          for entrance into the park. Weather conditions could alter the rating.
          Mt. Spokane State Park is the largest park owned by the Washington State
          Parks.
          Host Club: Lilac City Volkssport Assn.
          Contact: Sue Lecoe (509) 710-8641
          Website: lilaccityvolks.com
          E-Mail Contact: sue7011@...

          9/18/2013
          City / State: Tacoma, WA
          Event Name: Tacoma Nature Center Snake Lake Guided Walk
          Event Type: Walk
          Event ID: 96184
          Distance - Trail Ratings: 10km/5km - 1B
          Description: Walk on dirt trails throughout Tacoma Nature Center
          around Snake Lake and partially paved trails in Delong and Franklin
          Parks. The remainder of the walk is on sidewalks and road shoulder
          through residential and business areas. Credit only is $3.00. Free
          participants are welcome, but all must register, carry and return a
          start card.
          Amenities: Strollers: NO | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: | Restrooms: Yes
          Special Programs: Bakeries Family Owned, Baseball Walks
          Start Times: Guided Walk Start: 9:30a.m.
          Location: Tacoma Nature Center/Snake Lake
          Start Point / Driving Directions: 1919 S. Tyler St, Tacoma, WA. I-5:
          Exit 132 (SR 16). Take Exit 1B (Union Ave) on SR 16. RIGHT on Union Ave
          to S. 19th St. LEFT on S. 19th to S. Tyler St. LEFT on S. Tyler St.
          Entrance to Tacoma Nature Center is on LEFT. Vehicle parking at Nature
          Center may be limited due to other activities, at the Center. Additional
          parking is available across So Tyler St at Heidelberg - Davis Park.
          Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
          Comments: This is a Guided Walk. The walks starts promply at 9:30a.m.
          PETS ARE NOT PERMITTED IN THE NATURE CENTER.
          Host Club: Evergreen Wanderers
          Contact: Chuck Layton (253) 851-8756
          Website: evergreenwanderers.homestead.com
          E-Mail Contact: celayt@...

          9/28/2013
          City / State: Issaquah, WA
          Event Name: Autumn in Issaquah Highlands
          Event Type: Walk
          Event ID: 95768
          Distance - Trail Ratings: 6K/10K/14K - 2B
          Description: Enjoy early fall in the Highlands. We will start our
          walk at the picnic shelter in Central Park in the Issaquah Highlands.
          Beautiful walk on trails and sidewalks through the villages and parks of
          the Highlands. Grand views along the walk. Surface paved for about 2/3.
          Soft groomed trail for 1/3.
          Amenities: Strollers: NO | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
          Special Programs: This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.
          Start Times: 9:00am-12:00pm finish by 3:00pm
          Location: Issaquah Highlands Central Park
          Start Point / Driving Directions: 1907 NE Park Drive, Issaquah, WA
          From I-90 Eastbound take exit 18. Keep left at the fork to merge to
          Highlands Dr NE. Right on NE Federal Dr. Keep right at the fork to NE
          Park Dr. Turn right into Central Park. Right at College Way down the
          hill to the parking lot of Grand View School. After parking walk up the
          hill and cross Park Dr. RIGHT then LEFT to Picnic Shelter for walk
          start. There is very limited parking in the lot adjacent to the Picnic
          Shelter
          Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
          Comments:
          Host Club: Interlaken Trailblazers Volkssport Club
          Contact: Sharon Moats (425) 235-0528
          Website: www.interlakentrailblazers.org
          E-Mail Contact: atthepond3@...

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