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  • Wendy Bumgardner
    ... When the Shoe Doesn t Fit - what to do when you have hard-to-fit feet http://walking.about.com/library/weekly/aa120600a.htm Fines for Walking Too Slow?
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      When the Shoe Doesn't Fit - what to do when you have hard-to-fit feet
      http://walking.about.com/library/weekly/aa120600a.htm

      Fines for Walking Too Slow?
      http://walking.about.com/library/weekly/aa112400c.htm

      Volks-Ware - great gifts for walkers http://www.webwalking.com/volksware
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      DECEMBER 9 (SATURDAY) FIRCREST CHRISTMAS LIGHTS WALK
      SANCTION NO: NW00/
      SPONSOR: Sea-Tac Volkssports Club
      LOCATION: Fircrest Community Center, 555 Contra Costa, Fircrest WA
      START TIME: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
      FINISH TIME: 10:00 pm
      DISTANCE: 10 km ( 6.2 miles), 5 km ( 3.1 miles)
      TRAIL: (2) Walk on sidewalks and road shoulders with some hills in a
      community with many spectacularly decorated homes. Suitable for
      strollers. Not suitable for wheelchairs.
      AWARD: A golden Christmas tree is $5.00. Credit only is $2.00. Free
      walkers are welcome but must register, carry, and return a start card.
      HATPIN: Christmas hatpins are $2.00.
      MISCELLANEOUS: Water and restrooms at start/finish and checkpoint(s).
      Hot soup, chili, hot dogs, and drinks available for donations.
      FLASHLIGHTS RECOMMENDED. Pets are permitted but NOT in building(s).
      Owners are responsible for leash and clean up laws.
      There will be drawings for door prizes!
      MORE INFO: Pat Ellison (253) 863-5388 or Boyd Wilton (253) 581-1880
      DIRECTIONS: I-5: Exit #132 (SR16/Bremerton). Follow SR16 1¾ miles to
      Fircrest/Center St exit. Right on Center St into Fircrest. Left on
      Electron Way 2 blocks to the Community Center. USE ON STREET PARKING.

      DECEMBER 9 (SATURDAY) SPOKANE CHRISTMAS LIGHTS WALK
      SANCTION NO: NW00/031
      SPONSOR: Lilac City Volkssport Assn
      LOCATION: Shadle Park Presbyterian Church. 5508 N Alberta, Spokane WA
      START TIME: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
      FINISH TIME: 10:00 pm
      DISTANCE: 10 km ( 6.2 miles)
      TRAIL: (1) Walk on sidewalks and road shoulders through quiet
      residential neighborhoods. Suitable for strollers and wheelchairs.
      AWARD: A colorful Y2K Bug patch, part of an 8 award patch, is $4.00.
      LIMITED SUPPLY. NO REORDERS. Credit only is $2.00. Free walkers are
      welcome but must register, carry, and return a start card.
      HATPIN: "B" hatpins are $2.00.
      MISCELLANEOUS: Water and restrooms at start/finish. FLASHLIGHTS
      RECOMMENDED. Pets are permitted but NOT in building(s). Owners are
      responsible for leash and clean up laws.
      MORE INFO: Sue Keehnen (509) 326-3575
      DIRECTIONS: I-90: Exit #280 (Maple St). North approx. 4 miles to Rowan
      St. Left to second stop light (approx. 1 mile). Right on Alberta. Right
      into church parking lot.

      DECEMBER 16 (SATURDAY) SUMNER CHRISTMAS LIGHTS WALK
      SANCTION NO: NW00/112
      SPONSORS: Daffodil Valley Volks Assn, City of Sumner Wellness Committee
      LOCATION: Spartan Stadium, Sumner WA
      START TIME: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
      FINISH TIME: 9:00 pm
      DISTANCE: 10 km ( 6.2 miles), 5 km ( 3.1 miles)
      TRAIL: (1) Walk on sidewalks through residential neighborhoods with
      varied Christmas lights. The trail will include views of the lighted
      bridge over White River and the sight of the new Sumner train station.
      Suitable for strollers and wheelchairs.
      AWARD: Credit only is $2.00. Free walkers are welcome but must register,
      carry, and return a start card.
      HATPIN: A holiday snowman is $3.00.
      PRE-REGISTRATION: None.
      MISCELLANEOUS: Water and restrooms at start/finish and checkpoint.
      FLASHLIGHT RECOMMENDED. Pets are permitted but NOT in building(s).
      Owners are responsible for leash and clean up laws.
      MORE INFO: Sandy Dunterman (253) 845-8152
      e-mail: dunterman@...
      DIRECTIONS: SR167 to SR410. Take the 2nd exit (Sumner/Orting) and turn
      left on Valley Ave to Main St. Left on Main St and take first right into
      Spartan Stadium parking lot.

      DECEMBER 16 (SATURDAY) VANCOUVER CHRISTMAS LIGHTS WALK
      SANCTION NO: NW00/113
      SPONSORS: All Weather Walkers, Vancouver-Clark Parks, New Balance Shoes
      LOCATION: Health Exp Athletic Club, 16096 SE 15th St, Vancouver WA
      START TIME: 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm
      FINISH TIME: 10:00 pm
      DISTANCE: 11 km ( 6.8 miles)
      TRAIL: (1) Walk on city sidewalks through Cascade Park neighborhoods to
      view Christmas decorations and lights. Suitable for strollers and
      wheelchairs.
      AWARD: Credit only is $2.00. Free walkers are welcome but must register,
      carry, and return a start card.
      HATPINS: A 1" snowman is $2.50.
      PRE-REGISTRATION: None.
      MISCELLANEOUS: Water and restrooms at start/finish and checkpoint.
      FLASHLIGHTS RECOMMENDED. Pets are permitted but NOT in building(s).
      Owners are responsible for leash and clean up laws. This is All Weather
      Walkers third biennial Christmas Lights Walk, which is a new location in
      East Vancouver’s Cascade Park neighborhood.
      MORE INFO: Grant/Iona Flagan (360) 892-5834
      e-mail: iflagan@...
      DIRECTIONS: SR14: Exit #8 (SE 164th Ave).
      Eastbound left/westbound right on SE 164th Ave. Left on SE 15th St.
      Health Experience Athletic Club on right.
      USE ON STREET PARKING OR LOT FARTHEST FROM BUILDING ENTRANCE.

      DECEMBER 16 (SATURDAY)OLYMPIA CAPITOL HOLIDAY WALK
      SANCTION NO: NW00/114
      SPONSORS: Capitol Volkssport Club, New Balance Shoes
      LOCATION: Capitol Rotunda, Capitol Campus, Olympia WA
      START TIME: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
      FINISH TIME: 10:00 pm=
      DISTANCE: 10 km ( 6.2 miles)
      TRAIL: (1+) Walk on sidewalks and boardwalk starting at the Capitol
      Rotunda with the magnificent State Christmas Tree through decorated
      neighborhoods, down Capitol Way beneath lighted trees to the waterfront
      boardwalk and the annual lighted boat parade. Suitable for strollers and
      wheelchairs.
      AWARD: Credit only is $2.00. Free walkers are welcome but must register,
      carry, and return a start card.
      HATPIN: Festive holiday pin is $1.50.
      PRE-REGISTRATION: None.
      MISCELLANEOUS: Water and restrooms at start/finish and checkpoint.
      FLASHLIGHT RECOMMENDED. Pets are permitted but NOT in building(s).
      Owners are responsible for leash and clean up laws. Lighted boats depart
      waterfront at approximately 6:00 pm and return at approximately 8:00 pm.
      MORE INFO: Karen Gerrits (360) 455-5156
      DIRECTIONS: I-5: Exit #105. Follow State Capitol signs to the Capitol
      Campus.
      USE ON STREET PARKING.

      DECEMBER 17 (SUNDAY) LONGVIEW CHRISTMASTIME DAY WALK SANCTION NO:
      NW00/115
      SPONSOR: Border Crossers
      LOCATION: Student Center, Lower Columbia College, 1600 Block of 15th
      Ave, Longview WA
      START TIME: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
      FINISH TIME: 4:00 pm
      DISTANCE: 10 km
      TRAIL: (1+) Walk on sidewalks and along quiet residential areas
      featuring beautiful Christmas displays. Suitable for strollers and
      wheelchairs.
      AWARD: "B" awards are $3.00. Credit only is $2.00. Free walkers are
      welcome but must register, carry, and return a start card.
      HATPIN: Hatpins are $2.50.
      PRE-REGISTRATION: None.
      MISCELLANEOUS: Water and restrooms at start/finish. Water at
      checkpoint(s). Pets are permitted but
      NOT in building(s). Owners are responsible for leash and clean up laws.
      MORE INFO: Buzz Gorman (360) 577-3404 (days) or (360) 425-5428 (evenings
      after 8:00 pm)
      DIRECTIONS: I-5 Northbound: Exit #36 (Kelso-Longview). Follow left fork
      of road as it goes over
      freeway. Continue for 3 and 8/10 miles to 15th Ave. Right on 15th Ave
      past McDonald’s on left . The LCC student center is 2nd building beyond
      McDonald’s. Use main entrance. I-5 Southbound: Exit #40
      (Kelso-Longview). At stop sign turn right. Follow road to first traffic
      light (Cowlitz Way). Right and
      proceed over bridge to Ocean Beach Highway. Right to 15th Ave. Continue
      as above.

      DECEMBER 17 (SUNDAY) LONGVIEW CHRISTMASTIME NIGHT WALK
      SANCTION NO: NW00/116
      SPONSOR: Border Crossers
      LOCATION: Student Center, Lower Columbia CollegE
      1600 Block of 15th Ave
      Longview WA
      START TIME: 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
      FINISH TIME: 10:00 pm
      DISTANCE: 10 km
      TRAIL: (1+) Walk on sidewalks and along quiet residential areas
      featuring beautiful Christmas
      displays. Suitable for strollers and wheelchairs.
      AWARD: "B" awards are $3.00. Credit only is $2.00. Free walkers are
      welcome but must register, carry, and return a start card.
      HATPIN: Hatpins are $2.50.
      PRE-REGISTRATION: None.
      MISCELLANEOUS: Water and restrooms at start/finish. Water at
      checkpoint(s). Pets are permitted but NOT in building(s). Owners are
      responsible for leash and clean up laws.
      MORE INFO: Buzz Gorman (360) 577-3404 (days) or (360) 425-5428 (evenings
      after 8:00 pm)
      DIRECTIONS: I-5 Northbound: Exit #36 (Kelso-Longview). Follow left fork
      of road as it goes over freeway. Continue for 3 and 8/10 miles to 15th
      Ave. Right on 15th Ave past McDonald’s on left . The LCC student center
      is 2nd building beyond McDonald’s. Use main entrance. I-5 Southbound:
      Exit #40 (Kelso-Longview). At stop sign turn right. Follow road to first
      traffic light (Cowlitz Way). Right and proceed over bridge to Ocean
      Beach Highway. Right to 15th Ave. Continue as above.

      DECEMBER 30 (SATURDAY) AVA VICE PRESIDENT’S WALK (RENTON)
      SANCTION NO: EC000029
      SPONSORS: AVA Vice President
      New Balance Shoes
      LOCATION: St Matthew’s Lutheran Church
      1700 Edmonds Ave NE
      Renton WA
      START TIME: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
      FINISH TIME: 9:00 pm
      DISTANCE: 10 km ( 6.2 miles)
      TRAIL: (2) Walk on sidewalks and road shoulders through holiday lit
      residential areas to Gene Coulon Beach Park on Lake Washington. The park
      will be festive with the famous "Clam Lights". Continue on through
      residential areas to a special check point. Not suitable for wheelchairs
      and strollers may have difficulty.
      AWARD: An EC XI patch is $4.00 pre-registered and $5.00 day of event and
      the accompanying VP bar is $3.00
      pre-registered and $4.00 day of event. 50 HEADERS AND 30 BARS. NO
      REORDERS. Free walkers are welcome but must
      register, carry, and return a start card.
      HATPIN: A "I Caught the AVA Spirit" hatpin is $3.00. 30 AVAILABLE.
      PRE-REGISTRATION: Must be postmarked by December 20th. Make check
      payable to: AVA. Mail to: Shirley Lindberg,
      3610 Park Ave N, Renton WA 98056
      MISCELLANEOUS: Water, restrooms and light refreshment at start/finish
      and checkpoint. Restrooms in Coulon Park.
      PETS ARE NOT PERMITTED.
      FLASHLIGHTS RECOMMENDED.
      MORE INFO: Shirley Lindberg (425) 226-3484
      DIRECTIONS: I-405: Exit #5 (SR900/Issaquah/NE Sunset Blvd). Northbound
      right/southbound left to second stoplight at Edmonds Ave and turn left.
      Proceed two long blocks north, passing McKnight Middle School to the
      church. Watch for signs.
      METRO: Route #106 to start or Route #107 to Sunset Blvd and Edmonds
      corner. Walk to start.

      DECEMBER 31 (SUNDAY) NYE 2000 "REAL MILLENNIUM" WALK (SEATTLE)
      SANCTION NO: NW00/016
      SPONSORS: Emerald City Wanderers New Balance Shoes
      LOCATION: Holiday Inn Express
      226 Aurora Ave N
      Seattle WA
      START TIME: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
      FINISH TIME: 10:00 pm
      DISTANCE: 10 km ( 6.2 miles)
      5 km ( 3.1 miles)
      TRAIL: (2) Walk on sidewalks through Belltown, Pike Place Market,
      International District, past the Columbia Tower, through the Westlake
      Mall with views of evening and holiday city lights. Hill climbing and
      steps are kept to a minimum. Not suitable for strollers or wheelchairs.
      AWARD: "B" awards available. Credit only is $2.00. Free walkers are
      welcome but must register, carry, and return a start card.
      HATPIN: New Year’s Eve Space Needle is $2.00. NO REORDERS.
      PRE-REGISTRATION: None.
      MISCELLANEOUS: Water and restrooms at start/finish and along the route.
      FLASHLIGHTS RECOMMENDED. Pets are
      permitted but NOT in building(s). Owners are responsible for leash and
      clean up laws.
      There will be snacks at the start/finish. Bring a favorite snack to
      share and celebrate the millennium’s end.
      MORE INFO: Sam Bess (206) 367-0728
      e-mail: shbess@...
      For Holiday Inn Express reservations call (206) 441-7222
      Directions: I-5: Exit #167 (Mercer St). Northbound exit left/southbound
      exit right into left lane to Fairview and Mercer Street. Left on
      Fairview Ave N. Right on Denny Way. Right on Dexter Ave N. Left on John
      St. Motel on right.
      USE ON STREET PARKING.
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      Wendy Bumgardner
      About.com Guide to Walking
      http://walking.about.com
      walking.guide@...
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