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  • Wendy Bumgardner
    12/4/2010 City / State: Olympia, WA Event Name: Capitol Holiday Walk Event Type: Walk Event ID: 85878 Distance - Trail Ratings: 10K w/ 5K option - 1+
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      12/4/2010
      City / State: Olympia, WA
      Event Name: Capitol Holiday Walk
      Event Type: Walk
      Event ID: 85878
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 10K w/ 5K option - 1+
      Description: This 1+ rated trail starts at the decorated Christmas tree
      in the State Capitol Building and goes around Capitol Lake, through
      three parks, along the waterfront,and downtown Olympia beneath lighted
      trees.
      Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
      Special Classifications: This event doesn't have any special
      classifications assigned.
      Start Times: Start 3:00-6:00 p.m.; Finish by 9:00 p.m.
      Location: Capitol Bldg., Capitol Campus, Olympia, WA
      Start Point / Driving Directions: Capitol Bldg., Capitol Campus,
      Olympia, WA
      From I-5 (North or South bound) take exit 105. Follow "State Capitol"
      signs to Capitol Campus. Free parking on Saturdays.
      Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
      Comments: Hat pin is $3.25; holiday embroidered patch is $3.00.
      Challenges: AVA: State Capitol; Veterans Memorial; Carnegie Library;
      Historic Churches; Author; Artistic Heritage; Museums; Firehouses
      ESVA: Thurston County; All Clubs; Art Galleries; Statues; Fountains;
      Murals; Mountains
      YOU WILL NEED TO CARRY A FLASHLIGHT.
      Host Club: Capitol Volkssport Club
      Contact: Bonnie Tucker (360) 491-4767
      Website: www.capitolvolkssportclub.org
      E-Mail Contact: bonniedale@...

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      12/11/2010
      City / State: Camas, WA
      Event Name: Lacamas Holiday Lights Walk
      Event Type: Walk
      Event ID: 86263
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 10K - 2
      Description: Walk in Lacamas Shores (Camas’s most upscale neighborhood)
      on Lacamas Lake. Camas adjoins Vancouver on the East and is one of Clark
      County’s most affluent cities. This is a brand new walk with beautiful
      homes mostly situated on and around Lacamas Lake, new streets, and many
      notable light displays. One of the homes was featured in the Columbian
      newspaper and has an ever changing light display that is coordinated
      with music. Difficult for wheelchairs because of some hills and
      strollers should exercise caution.
      Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: hard | Pets: Yes |
      Restrooms: Yes
      Special Classifications: This event doesn't have any special
      classifications assigned.
      Start Times: 2-5 p.m. Finish by 8 p.m.
      Location: Lacamas Swim and Sport
      Start Point / Driving Directions: 2950 NW 38th Avenue. I-5 or I-205
      NORTHBOUND or SOUTHBOUND: Exit Washington SR-14 going toward Camas (East).
      North (left) on Exit 10 (192nd Ave - you can’t go South).
      Right on SE 15th St. (Vancouver) which will become NW 38th Ave. (Camas).
      Go past NW Parker St. and turn Right into LaCamas Swim & Sport.
      Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
      Comments: Bring flashlights for safety after dark. Restrooms and water
      at Start/Finish. Limited facilities on route.
      Winter weather conditions: cancellation of event will only be done as a
      last resort, but safety will prevail. Check
      http://www.allweatherwalkers.org/lights10/status.htm by noon on the day
      of the walk for event status. Cell phone: (360) 448-3951
      Host Club: All Weather Walkers
      Contact: Joe Titone (360) 944-8190
      Website: www.allweatherwalkers.org/
      E-Mail Contact: titone@...

      12/11/2010
      City / State: Spokane, WA
      Event Name: Christmas Lights Walk
      Event Type: Walk
      Event ID: 87024
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 10k, 5k. - 1
      Description: Enjoy the holiday lights and the neighborhood Christmas
      streets of Spokane. Bring a flashlight, and traction divices for your
      shoes. There will be a soup feed at the start point so Christmas spirit
      and joy can be shared with a warm soup snack before and or after the walk.
      Amenities: Strollers: hard | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
      Special Classifications: This event doesn't have any special
      classifications assigned.
      Start Times: 5pm to 7pm
      Location: Friends Church 1612 W Dalke Ave, Spokane, WA
      Start Point / Driving Directions: East bound I-90 take exit 285 Maple
      St Bridge to Walnut Street turn left. Stay on One way north [several
      name changes] to Dalke, Turn left, Friends Church is on right. West
      bound, I-90 exit 285 A, turn right on Walnut Street continue as above.
      Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
      Comments: Be prepared for winter weather and evening traffic. Walk is
      rated a 1 but weather could change the rating.
      Host Club: Lilac City Volkssport Assn.
      Contact: Sue Keehnen (509) 326-3575
      Website: lilaccityvolks.org
      E-Mail Contact: gdonnageorge@...

      12/19/2010
      City / State: Longview, WA
      Event Name: Christmas Soup Walk
      Event Type: Walk
      Event ID: 86809
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 10 km - 1
      Description: Walk on sidewalks and dirt trail on our traditional
      Christmas Soup Walk through old West Side neighborhoods and around Lake
      Sacajawea. Suitable for strollers - wheelchairs will have difficulties.
      Pets permitted but NOT in buildings. Owners responsible for leash and
      clean up laws.
      Amenities: Strollers: easy | Wheelchairs: hard | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
      Special Classifications: This event doesn't have any special
      classifications assigned.
      Start Times: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon - Finish by 4 p.m.
      Location: Kessler Elementary School
      Start Point / Driving Directions: I-5 Exit 36 toward Longview. RIGHT at
      ARCO Station. LEFT at first light (E Kessler Blvd). Kessler Elementary
      School is 3 blocks on right.
      Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
      Comments: Water at restrooms at start/finish. Hot chocolate, hot apple
      cider, and water at checkpoint. Four to five different kinds of soup
      FREE at finish. ESVA Challenges: All Clubs/Landscape/Statues. AVA
      Challenges: Islands, SNOB
      Host Club: Border Crossers
      Contact: San Korff (503) 728-0400
      Website: longviewbordercrossers.org
      E-Mail Contact: korffs@...

      12/31/2010
      City / State: Vancouver, WA
      Event Name: New Years Eve Walk
      Event Type: Walk
      Event ID: 89324
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 5/10/15 km - 1+
      Description:
      Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
      Special Classifications: This event doesn't have any special
      classifications assigned.
      Start Times: 10 am to 1 pm for 10 and 15 km, 10 am to 2 pm for
      Location: McMenamins East Vancouver
      Start Point / Driving Directions:
      Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
      Comments:
      Host Club: Vancouver USA Volkssporters
      Contact: Dick Baker (360) 991-8806
      Website: www.vancouverusavolkssporters.org
      E-Mail Contact: dickbkr@...

      12/31/2010
      City / State: Seattle, WA
      Event Name: New Year's Eve on Alki
      Event Type: Night Walk
      Event ID: 84140
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 5/10K - 2+
      Description: Walk on sidewalks in West Seattle down to Alki waterfront,
      then back up the hill, with spectacular views of the lights of Magnolia,
      downtown Seattle, and ship traffic. The 5K does not go down to Alki. and
      is rated 1+.
      Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: hard | Pets: Yes |
      Restrooms: Yes
      Special Classifications: This event doesn't have any special
      classifications assigned.
      Start Times: 4:00 to 7:00
      Location: St John the Baptist Episcopal Church 3050 California Ave SW
      Seattle, WA 98116
      Start Point / Driving Directions: From I-5 Take exit 163 (northbound)
      or 163A (southbound), and cross West Seattle bridge. Exit at Admiral
      Way. Go up Admiral Way a little over a mile to California Ave SW, a
      major intersection. Turn left and go .3 mile to West Seattle High School
      parking lot, adjacent to St. John’s Church and start/finish.
      Awards & Fees: A Award
      Comments: This New Year’s Eve walk is part of a 2-day event – join us
      for a different walk on New Year’s Day
      Host Club: Emerald City Wanderers
      Contact: Mike Nagan (206) 935-3225
      Website: www.walkingwithecw.org
      E-Mail Contact: m.nagan@...

      1/1/2011
      City / State: Seattle, WA
      Event Name:
      Event Type: Walk
      Event ID: 84141
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 5/10K -
      Description:
      Amenities: Strollers: | Wheelchairs: | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
      Special Classifications: This event doesn't have any special
      classifications assigned.
      Start Times:
      Location: St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church 3050 California Ave SW
      Seattle, WA 98116
      Start Point / Driving Directions: From I-5 Take exit 163 (northbound)
      or 163A (southbound), and cross West Seattle bridge. Exit at Admiral
      Way. Go up Admiral Way a little over a mile to California Ave SW, a
      major intersection. Turn left and go .3 mile to West Seattle High School
      parking lot, adjacent to St. John’s Church and start/finish.
      Awards & Fees: A Award
      Comments: This New Year’s Day walk is part of a 2-day event – join us
      for a different walk on New Year’s Eve.
      Host Club: Emerald City Wanderers
      Contact: Miker Nagan (206) 935-3225
      Website: www.walkingwithecw.org
      E-Mail Contact: m.nagan@...

      1/8/2011 - 1/9/2011
      City / State: South Cle Elum, WA
      Event Name:
      Event Type: Cross Country Ski
      Event ID: 88978
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 10km -
      Location: Iron Horse Inn B & B
      Host Club: Evergreen Wanderers
      Contact: Chuck Repik (253) 582-7474
      Website: www.evergreenwanderers.homestead.com
      E-Mail Contact: crepik@...

      1/8/2011 - 1/9/2011
      City / State: South Cle Elum, WA
      Event Name:
      Event Type: Snow Shoe
      Event ID: 88979
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 10km -
      Location: Iron Horse Inn B & B
      Host Club: Evergreen Wanderers
      Contact: Chuck Repik (253) 582-7474
      Website: www.evergreenwanderers.homestead.com
      E-Mail Contact: crepik@...
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