NW Trek Walk - Vote for Readers' Choice Awards
- 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,
(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
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
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 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.
Host Club: Four-Plus Foolhardy Folks
Contact: Don Swab (253) 531-2796
E-Mail Contact: swabdl98@...
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City / State: Bainbridge Island, WA
Event Type: Walk
Event ID: 92483
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5/10K - 1A
Location: Battle Point Park 11299 Arrow Point Drive NE
Time: 09:00 AM
Host Club: Kitsap Volkssporters Club
Contact: Bruce Ramsey (360) 697-5526
E-Mail Contact: bruceramsey@...
City / State: Vancouver, WA
Event Name: Pinebrook / Haagan Park Walk
Event Type: Walk
Event ID: 92421
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5/10km - 1A
Description: Walk on street shoulders, sidewalks, paved paths and soft
fir needle trail in Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery, small community
parks, and established tree-lined neighborhoods in the Fircrest
residential area. Suitable for strollers but may not be suitable for
Amenities: Strollers: easy | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes |
Special Classifications: Bakeries Family Owned, Rainbow Color-Named Places
Start Times: 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.; Finish by 4 p.m.
Location: Chuck's Street Market & Produce, 13215 SE Mill Plain Blvd.
Start Point / Driving Directions: 13215 SE Mill Plain Blvd. (Cascade
Park). I-205: Exit 28A (Mill Plain Blvd.). Northbound right/ Southbound
left on Mill Plain to Chuck’s Produce on right between 131st Ave and
136th Ave. Watch for Volkssport signs. Check-in will be just inside main
door of Chuck’s and to the right in the kitchen/classroom area.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Please note the later-than-usual start time.
Host Club: All Weather Walkers
Contact: Linda Barneson (360) 837-2111
E-Mail Contact: ljbwa@...
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