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  • Wendy Bumgardner
    Northwest Trek Walk Canceled Feb. 4-5 - Rescheduled for March 3-4 Wear Red Today - Feb. 3 http://walking.about.com/b/2012/02/02/wear-red-day-friday-feb-4.htm
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      Northwest Trek Walk Canceled Feb. 4-5 - Rescheduled for March 3-4

      Wear Red Today - Feb. 3
      http://walking.about.com/b/2012/02/02/wear-red-day-friday-feb-4.htm

      2/11/2012
      City / State: Clarkston WA, WA
      Event Name: Asotin County Winter Experience
      Event Type: Guided Walk
      Event ID: 92444
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 10k - 1A
      Description: Guided walk for Asotin County and winter experience of the
      Snake and Clearwater Rivers in Historic Clarkston Wa. Walk Instructions
      and Registration will be available from 10 am to 11am. Guided Walk
      leaves the Start Point at 11 am. Walk finish at 3 pm. Finish stamp will
      be available from 1 pm to 3 pm.
      Amenities: Strollers: hard | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
      Special Classifications: This event doesn't have any special
      classifications assigned.
      Start Times: Guide leaves 11 am
      Location: Granite Lake Park 850 Port Way Clarkston WA. (Asotin County)
      Start Point / Driving Directions: Highway 12 ( East and West) is Bridge
      Street in Clarkston. East bound on Bridge turn left on 13th St. West
      bound on Bridge turn right on 13th St. Turn right on Port Way. Granit
      Lake Park is on the left at 850 Port Way.
      Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
      Comments: This guided walk will be the only sanctioned event in Asotin
      County for 2012.(39 Counties)
      ESVA Challenges. All Clubs, Art (ST), Landscape (GV),
      Host Club: Lilac City Volkssport Assn.
      Contact: George Withers (509) 624-6518
      Website: lilaccityvolks.org
      E-Mail Contact: gdonnageorge@...

      2/11/2012
      City / State: Bonney Lake, WA
      Event Name:
      Event Type: Walk
      Event ID: 92386
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 5K / 10K - 2A
      Description: New route on road shoulders and sidewalks with continuous
      short up and down hill stretches. Walk around Lake Bonney, to Lake Tapps
      and by Lake Jane through nice residential areas and local parks.
      Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: hard | Pets: Yes |
      Restrooms: Yes
      Special Classifications: Main Street
      Start Times: 9am - 1pm
      Location: Lake Tapps Christian Church
      Start Point / Driving Directions: 7605 Myers Rd. E., Bonney Lake, WA.
      I-5: Exit #127 (SR 512/Puyallup) to SR 410. Exit onto SR 410. Before
      light at top of hill, Left onto Myers Road (sign on right & first left
      turn lane.) Continue on Myers Road past the 3-way stop sign. Church on Left.
      I-405: Exit #2 (SR167S). Exit onto SR410 near Sumner. Continue as above.
      Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
      Comments: City parks; Main Street on the 10k route.
      Host Club: Daffodil Valley Volkssport Assn.
      Contact: Nancy Wittenberg (253) 841-0580
      Website: www.ava.org/clubs/dvva
      E-Mail Contact: nwittenberg@...
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      2/25/2012
      City / State: Woodinville, WA
      Event Name: 5th Annual Woodinville Walk
      Event Type: Walk
      Event ID: 92366
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 6K/11K - 1A
      Description: TRAIL: (1A) Walk from Redhook Ale Brewery along trail, road
      shoulders, and sidewalks, passing along the Sammamish River, gardens,
      artwork, and other points of interest. 11k follows trail into
      Woodinville past the Firehouse and Police Station. Tours and tastings
      are available at the brew pub and local wineries. May be suitable for
      strollers or wheelchairs - paved trail, no stairs.
      Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes |
      Restrooms: Yes
      Special Classifications: Honoring Law Enforcement, Murals, Rainbow
      Color-Named Places, Walking America's Trails
      Start Times: START TIME: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm; Finish by 3:00 PM
      Location: Redhook Ale Brewery
      Start Point / Driving Directions: 14300 NE 145th St, Woodinville:
      DIRECTIONS: I-405 Exit #23, head east (SR522) to Monroe/Wenatchee. Take
      first exit (for Hwy 202 east) to Woodinville. Turn right onto NE 175th,
      cross RR tracks, to stop light, and turn left. Follow for approx 1.6
      miles (202 curves into 145th), and turn left into Redhook parking lot.
      PARKING is at far end of lot. Registration upstairs; entrance before
      front door of brew pub, look for flag.
      Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
      Comments: MISCELLANEOUS: Water and restrooms available at start/finish
      and checkpoints. Pets allowed along trail, though not in any winery or
      brew pub. Owners responsible for leash and clean-up laws. SPECIAL INFO:
      There will be a Blood Pressure station set-up at the Firehouse, which is
      the 11K checkpoint.
      Host Club: Interlaken Trailblazers Volkssport Club
      Contact: Diane Hildebrand (253) 813-1776
      Website: www.interlakentrailblazers.org/
      E-Mail Contact: walkin-crazydi@...

      3/3/2012 - 3/4/2012 Eatonville, WA
      Event Name: 27th Annual Northwest Trek Walk
      Start Location: Northwest Trek Wildllife Park, 11610 Trek Drive East,
      Eatonville, Washington
      (A Tacoma Metropolitan Park Assn. park)
      Saturday Start time: 9am-1:00 pm
      Finish by: 4:00 pm
      Sunday Start time: 9am-12:00 pm
      Finish by: 3:00 pm
      Distance: 10 km (6.2 miles), rated 1A
      5 km (3.1 miles), rated 1A
      A 2 Km wheelchair route will be available
      Contact: Don Swab (253) 531-2796 or email
      Trail Rating:
      Sweetwater Trail: 1B
      Park trails: 1A
      Challenges: Pierce County; All Clubs; Forests, Statues, Parks
      The Trails: Walk on asphalt trails, woodland paths, and road shoulders
      throughout the park while viewing native northwest wildlife in its
      natural setting. (Sweetwater Springs Trail will be open. This trail is
      one mile long and rated a 1B.) Strollers will have difficulty on the 10
      Km trail. The 5 km trail is suitable for both baby strollers and
      wheelchairs.
      Awards & Fees: A 100% embroidered traditional Four-Plus Foolhardy Folks
      style patch of a snowy owl, designed by Dorman Batson, is $8.00. Only 75
      patches are available and there will be no reorders. To pre-register for
      patch, use this form and mail in time to be received by February 21st.
      Credit only is $3.00. Free participants are welcome, but MUST register,
      carry, and return a start card.
      Hatpin: “B” hatpins available.
      Miscellaneous: Water, restrooms, and food at start/finish. Water at
      checkpoint. Pets are NOT permitted in the park! Service animals must be
      approved by park personnel.
      Directions I-5: exit #127 (SR512) east to SR161 (South Hill/Eatonville).
      RIGHT (south) on SR161: Follow Northwest Trek signs to park (22 miles
      from I-5).
      From SR167: South to SR512 (Puyallup/Olympia) to SR161 exit. Left on
      SR161 and continue as above.
      Pre-Registration: Must be postmarked by February 21st. Make check
      payable and mail to: Four Plus Foolhardy Folks, c/o Donald Swab, 2206
      150th St Ct E, Tacoma, WA 98445 Use this form.
      http://fourplushikers.org/upcoming_index_files/Page359.htm
      Host Club: Four-Plus Foolhardy Folks
      Contact: Don Swab (253) 531-2796
      Website: www.fourplushikers.org
      E-Mail Contact: swabdl98@...

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