April 29, 2017 – Honoring Deceased Volksmarchers

Dates: 4/29/2017 – 4/29/2017
City / State: Steilacoom, WA, WA
Event Name: Honoring Our Deceased Volkswalkers
Event Type: Guided Walk
Event ID: 107712
Distance – Trail Ratings: 5 and 10km – 2B
Description: Walk through Historic Steilacoom. Walk will pass through wetlands area.
Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Honoring Our Flag, Ice Cream Parlors, United States Post Offices, Volcanoes
Start Times: 9 am
Location: Steilacoom Library, 2950 Steilacoom Blvd.,
Start Point / Driving Directions: From I-5 Exit 129 (So. 72nd St). Southbound Get in right lane on off-ramp following So. 74th St Westbound. Turn right onto So. 74th St. and follow it for 2.1 miles. After crossing Lakewood Dr. W., So. 74th becomes Custer Rd W. Follow Custer for 1.3 miles merging into right lane. Stay in right lane as it turn right onto 88th St W. After the first traffic signal 88th merges into Steilacoom Blvd. SW. Follow Steilacoom Blvd. for 2 miles to Sentinel/Far West Dr SW. RIGHT onto Sentinel/Far West for 2 blocks. Parking in High School lot on LEFT. Follow arrows to Library start point. Northbound Get in left lane at end of off-ramp and turn left onto So. 72nd St. After crossing over I-5, So. 72nd St. becomes So.74th St. Follow directions above to start point.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Restrooms at start/finish. Pets not allowed in library. A cake will commerate our deceased volkswalkers. Coffee/water will also be available.
Host Club: Evergreen Wanderers
Contact: Charles Repik (253) 582-7474
Website: www.evergreenwanderers.homestead.com
E-Mail Contact: crepik@aol.com

May 6, 2017 Spokane Spring on the South Hill

City / State: Spokane, WA
Event Name: Spring on the South Hill
Event Type: Walk
Event ID: 107710
Distance – Trail Ratings: 10K, 5K – 2A
Description: This event is in association with the ESVA Meeting at the same location.
Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Bridges – Spanning the USA, Cities in Song, Honoring Our Flag, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, National Register of Historic Places, Take a Walk In a City Park
Start Times: 9:00 am – 12:00 Noon
Location: Manito Park Annex
Start Point / Driving Directions: From I-90 Eastbound take Exit 280 to Maple. RIGHT on Maple, continue on Male, staying in the left lane as it changes to Cedar to 14th. LEFT on 14th to Bernard. RIGHT on Bernard to 21st. LEFT on 21st to Manito Park. LEFT into park and then LEFT into parking lot. Follow signs to the start/registration point. I-90 Westbound, Exit 280A to Maple. LEFT on Maple and continue as above.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: REGISTRATION FOR AVA credit for Volkssport at Bloomsday 41 is available only during this event.
Host Club: Lilac City Volkssport Assn.
Contact: Allan G. Heritage (509) 465-2690
Website: lilaccityvolks.com
E-Mail Contact: agheritage@hotmail.com

May 7, 2017 Spokane Bloomsday Event

City / State: Spokane, WA
Event Name: Volkssport at Bloomsday 41
Event Type: Walk
Event ID: 107709
Distance – Trail Ratings: 12 K – 2A
Description: REGISTRATION for this event is on the Saturday before the actual event involving 40,000 plus participants. DO NOT include your AVA fees with your Bloomsday Registration.
Amenities: Strollers: | Wheelchairs: hard | Pets: No | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Bridges – Spanning the USA, Cities in Song, Honoring Our Flag, National Register of Historic Places, Trekking With the Trees, You’ll Never Walk Alone
Start Times: Determined by Bib Color
Location: Riverside Ave, Spokane, WA
Start Point / Driving Directions: Eastbound I-90 Exit 280 to Maple, Right on Maple, stay in left lane as it changes to Cedar to 14th. Left turn on 14th to Bernard. Right on Bernard to 21st Ave. Turn left and continue to park entrance. parking lot on left. follow signs to registration point at Manito Park Annex
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: All participants must register for and adhere to Bloomsday Association Requirements. Staging for this event is on Riverside in downtown Spokane. AVA registration and paperwork associated with IVV/AVA credit will be accomplished at the South Hill Spring Walk on Saturday, May 6, 2017, at Manito Park Annex 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Host Club: Lilac City Volkssport Assn.
Contact: Allan G. Heritage (509) 465-2690
Website: lilaccityvolks.com
E-Mail Contact: agheritage@hotmail.com

May 13, 2017 McMillin, WA Walk the trail

City / State: McMillin, WA
Event Name: Walk the Trail
Event Type: Walk
Event ID: 107491
Distance – Trail Ratings: 10K and 5K – 1A
Description: Walk along the Nationally Awarded Foothill Rails-to-Trails Trail. There be a separate routes for the 5K and 10K on this paved trail along farmlands of the Orting Valley.
Amenities: Strollers: easy | Wheelchairs: easy | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Bridges – Spanning the USA, Cities in Song, Honoring Our Flag, Volcanoes, Walking the USA A – Z
Start Times: 8:00 am to 1:00 pm
Location: Mc Millin Grange
Start Point / Driving Directions: 12615 SR 162 E. Puyallup. WA 98374 From SR 167 take SR 410 (Sumner) to second Sumner Exit/SR 162. Right on SR 162 toward Orting. Mc Millin Grange will be on your left.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: If you would like to Bike the Orting Bike YRE we will have the signup at the start point.
Host Club: Daffodil Valley Volkssport Association
Contact: John (253) 845-6592
Website: www.daffodilvalleyvolkssport.com
E-Mail Contact: warhol66@comcast.net

May 20, 2017 JBLM Armed Forces Day Walk

City / State: Fort Lewis, Washington, WA
Event Name: Armed Forces Day Walk 2017
Event Type: Walk
Event ID: 107783
Distance – Trail Ratings: 5K, 10 K – 1B
Description: Driving Directions: Civilian Vehicles: From I-5: Take exit 119 (Steilacoom/Dupont). Turn east and enter the Joint Base JBLM security gate, where you will be directed to a parking area. Participants will be bused to the start/finish area. Vehicles with Military Decals: Take I-5, Exit 120. Enter at the main gate. Stay on 41st Division and follow signs to parking on Ligget Avenue, across from the theater.
Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: No | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: This event doesn’t have any special Programs assigned.
Start Times: 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon
Location: Joint Base Lewis McChord, Fort Lewis
Start Point / Driving Directions: Joint Base Lewis McChord, Fort Lewis
Carey Theater
Ligget Avenue
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Water and restrooms near the start/finish. Water only at the checkpoints. Pets are not permitted on the buses. Armed Forces Day will include displays of military equipment, food, game booths, and family activities. Currently the base is asking for either enhanced driver’s license and or Passport to obtain entry. We will update this information as we get closer to May 20th.

Pets are permitted on the base, but not on the buses. Owners must maintain control of their pet, and obey scoop laws.

Host Club: Sea-Tac Volkssports Club
Contact: Fran Carson (206) 788-7969
Website: No Website Listed
E-Mail Contact: eldercounselor@comcast.net