June 24, 2017 Mountlake Terrace Parks/Lakeview Trail Walk

City / State: Mountlake Terrace, WA
Event Name: Lakeview Trail and parks.
Event Type: Walk
Event ID: 106782
Distance – Trail Ratings: 10k and 5k – 2B
Description: Guided walk with directions and map. Library with Restrooms is a short distance from P&R. Route will walk thru residential neighborhoods to Lyon Creek trail, pass the MLT recreation pavillion, cross I-5 to the Interurban Trail and continue along New Lakeview Trail passing Lake Ballinger and trail leads back to P&R.
Amenities: Strollers: hard | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: This event doesn’t have any special Programs assigned.
Start Times: 9:45 thru 10:45
Location: Mountlake Terrace Park & Ride
Start Point / Driving Directions: 6001 236th St SW, I-5 northbound exit 178 236th SW straight at light into P&R, I-5 southbound exit 179 220th SW, left on 220th SW, right on 58th W, right on 236th SW, right into P&R.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: MLT Library restroom opens at 10:00 and two other restroom stops on the 10k route.
Host Club: Sound Steppers Volkssport Club
Contact: Neil Smith (206) 214-5274
Website: soundsteppers.org
E-Mail Contact: neil.smith@comcast.net

July 4th Guided Walk in Georgetown-Seattle

City / State: Seattle, WA
Event Name: 4th of July Guided Walk
Event Type: Guided Walk
Event ID: 105978
Distance – Trail Ratings: 5/10 K – 1A
Description: Walk on sidewalks through the historic Georgetown neighborhood, by King County Airport (Boeing Field) and the UP Intermodal Yard, through Oxbow Park with the old Hat ‘n Boots and by the Old es) Georgetown City Hall.
Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: This event doesn’t have any special Programs assigned.
Start Times: 8:30 to 9:00 AM
Location: Georgetown Playfield
Start Point / Driving Directions: 720 S. Homer St., Seattle. : Exit I-5 Exit 162 (Michigan St). Move to left lane on ramp, turn LEFT on Nebraska at bottom of ramp. LEFT on Airport Way, LEFT on Corson (This instersection is under an overpass). RIGHT on S. Homer to the start on your right at the Playfield restroom building. Onstreet parking.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Guided walk. Must register between 8:30 and 9:00 AM. Carry water. Use sunscreen. RR at start.
Host Club: Emerald City Wanderers
Contact: Mike Nagan (206) 851-2101
Website: www.walkingwithecw.org
E-Mail Contact: m.nagan@comcast.net

July 4, Vancouver – A Stroll through History

City / State: Vancouver, WA
Event Name: A Stroll through History
Event Type: Walk
Event ID: 107386
Distance – Trail Ratings: 10km and 5km – 1A
Description: The route will pass through Vancouver’s Independence Day Celebration. It will pass by many historic sites including Ft. Vancouver National Historic Site, Officers’ Row, Vancouver Barracks, Pearson Airfield, & many historic buildings in the downtown area
Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Alternative Capitals, Bridges – Spanning the USA, Honoring Our Flag, Ice Cream Parlors, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, National Parks Centennial Challenge, National Register of Historic Places, Points of Reference, Take a Walk In a City Park, Trekking With the Trees, United States Post Offices, Volcanoes, Walking America’s Ports of Call, Walking the USA A – Z, You’ll Never Walk Alone
Start Times: 8:00 am and noon
Location: Esther Short Park
Start Point / Driving Directions: Downtown Vancouver on Columbia St. between West 6th & 8th Sts. Northbound on I-5 & Westbound on SR-14, exit at City Center (Exit 1B), turn left on 6th St. & proceed 3 blocks to Columbia St. Southbound on I-5, exit at Mill Plain Blvd. (Exit 1C), turn right onto 15th St. & proceed 5 blocks, turn left on Columbia St. & proceed to the park between 8th & 6th Sts. Parking is available on nearby streets, or in the parking garage at 6th & Columbia Sts.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Pets may accompany walkers but will not be allowed to enter the Independence Day Celebration. An alternative route will be available for walkers with pets.
Host Club: Vancouver USA Volkssporters
Contact: Burt Paynter (360) 798-8485
Website: vancouverusavolkssporters.org
E-Mail Contact: walkeriii@comcast.net