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  • Wendy Bumgardner
    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,
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 2, 2012
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      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
      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.
      Host Club: Four-Plus Foolhardy Folks
      Contact: Don Swab (253) 531-2796
      Website: www.fourplushikers.org
      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
      Website: http://home.comcast.net/~kitsapvolkssporters/site/
      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 |
      Restrooms: 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.
      (Cascade Park)
      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
      Website: www.AllWeatherWalkers.org
      E-Mail Contact: ljbwa@...

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