2017 Seabreeze Walking Festival Ocean Shores Feb 18-20, 2017

2017 Seabreeze Walking Festival Ocean Shores Feb 18-20, 2017

Driftwood at Ocean Shores

2017 SEABREEZE WALKING FESTIVAL is coming to Ocean Shores, WA, Feb. 18-20!  This fifth biennial event, headquartered at the Lions Club, will offer volksmarches along the beach, on the bayside, and at Point Damon, a former state park.  A bike ride around the perimeter of town, with distances of 25 K or 30 K, will also be available.  Three more walks will occur on the North Beaches—Griffiths-Priday State Park, Roosevelt Beach, and Moclips.THE SATURDAY NIGHT SOCIAL, back by popular demand, will feature a scrumptious Italian buffet and BYOB.  Dinner details are given on the club website at www.capitolvolkssportclub.org  Reservations must be received by Feb. 1st.LODGING.  Remember this is Presidents Day Weekend so make your hotel reservations early.  Details on the club website.  You can also go to www.oceanshores.org  to find lodging.

LOCATION:  Ocean Shores Lions Club, 832 Ocean Shores Blvd NW, Ocean Shores, WA

START TIME:  8-1 Sat, Sun, Mon; FINISH :  5 pm Sat, Sun; 3 pm Mon

6 Walks, distances from 5 K to 30 K, ratings 1A-2C; 1 bike, 25 K or 30 K, rated 1A + 2 YRE’s in Ocean Shores and many on the way to the beach.  You may complete the festival events in any order you wish.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS:  I-5, Exit 104.  West to Ocean Shores through Aberdeen and Hoquiam.  From Hoquiam follow State Route 109 approx. 18 miles to State Route 115 and turn left.  Continue to Pt. Brown Ave (the entrance to Ocean Shores) and turn left.  Right at the traffic circle, W. Chance a La Mer.  Right at Ocean Shores Blvd.  Drive .1 mile.  Lions Club is on the right.

Questions?

Contact me, Bonnie Tucker, bonniedale@comcast.net

Don’t miss this one!

Bonnie

Tacoma-Pt Defiance Trails, Saturday March 18,2017

City / State: Ruston, WA
Event Name: Pt Defiance Trails
Event Type: Walk
Event ID: 107509
Distance – Trail Ratings: 10km/5km – 1A
Description:
Amenities:
Special Programs: This event doesn’t have any special Programs assigned.
Start Times:
Location: East 51st St and Mildred Street
Start Point / Driving Directions:
Awards & Fees: A Award
Comments:
Host Club: Four-Plus Foolhardy Folks
Contact: Dorman Batson (253) 517-9634
Website: fourplushikers.weebly.org
E-Mail Contact: dlbatsonfedwy@comcast.net

Highlights of Fort Vancouver/Downtown Vancouver

City / State: Vancouver, WA, WA
Event Name: Highlights of Fort Vancouver/Downtown Vancouver
Event Type: Guided Walk
Event ID: 107708
Distance – Trail Ratings: 6 K/10 K – 1A
Description: There are 6 K and 10 K options available. There will be two guided groups for the 10 K option of 30 walkers maximum each. Feel free to call the walk POC to reserve your spot in the guided group. Self-guided directions will also be available. Both 6 K and 10 K walks are loops starting and finishing at the Marshal/Luepke Community Center. The 6 K route takes in the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site and dips into downtown Vancouver with a stop in Esther Short Park at the Vancouver Farmers Market, which starts back up on March 18, 2017. The 10 K route takes in the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, dips into downtown Vancouver with a stop in Esther Short Park and the Farmers Market, then continues with views along the waterfront of the Columbia River, and passes the Pearson Air Museum on the way back to the Marshall/Luepke Community Center.
Amenities: Strollers: | Wheelchairs: | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: This event doesn’t have any special Programs assigned.
Start Times: 9:00 AM; Finish by 1:00 PM
Location: Luepke Senior Center and Marshall Center
Start Point / Driving Directions: Luepke Senior Center and Marshall Center: 1009 E McLoughlin Blvd, Vancouver, WA 98663
From 15 North – take exit 1C-1D for WA-501,turn right on E Mill Plain Blvd, turn left on Fort Vancouver Way, turn left on McLoughlin Blvd – Center is on the left
From 15 South – take exit 1C for WA-501/Mill Plain Blvd, turn right on WA-501/E 15th St/Mill Plain Blvd, turn right on D St, turn right at E McLoughlin Blvd, Center is on the right
Awards & Fees: ZZ
Comments: Join us on St. Patrick’s Day weekend for a special walk event in Vancouver, Washington!
Walkers can choose self-guided option for either the 6 K or 10 K or join the special guided group of 60 walkers maximum on the 10 K event.
Walking Adventures Guides Dan Friesen and Scott Isom will be guiding this group — they will each lead 30 walkers, and will offer presentations along the way, sharing history, trivia and interesting facts about this area of Vancouver, Washington.
Feel free to call the walk POC Danielle Friesen at 360 260 9393 to reserve your spot in the guided group!
Host Club: International Wanderers
Contact: Danielle Friesen (360) 260-9393
Website: https://walkingadventures.com/vancouver-walk/
E-Mail Contact: danielle@walkingadventures.com