Start Point 2017 Changes

 

Last Revision 6/20/2017

 

Changes posted here are only for events published within the Starting Point 2017 book. To read extensive information on 2017 events, please visit the Events main menu tab, then select the Search Events link.

Did a significant change happen to your Year Round or Seasonal Event? The change must first be made through the Club Maintenance and ESR Entry Site. For example - Start/Finish Point Change, Hours of Operation change, Point of Contact change. The club's Point of Contact should send an e-mail to hector@ava.org and provide the following information: City, State, Year Round or Seasonal Event Number, Sanction Number, Event Name, what has changed, and the page number where it is located. A link to the event will be made from this Starting Point Changes web page to the event listed on the AVA website. Thank you.

YR #
Sanction
Location and Event Name Correction
Page
Dated
Alabama
           
Alaska
0863 106304 Jueau, AK - Capital Point of Contact information has been updated and changed. 6 5/2/2017
Arizona
0418 105660 Pheonix, AZ - Encanto Park YRE is temporarily closed until a new Starting Point can be found. 15 4/21/2017
Arkansas
0289 106224 Bentonville, AR - Park Spring Park New start point business, address and driving directions. Event Name also changed. 29 1/19/2016
1932 106219 Bentonville, AR New start point business, address and driving directions. Effective January 19, 2017. 30 1/19/2016
0771 106223 Rogers, AR Walk is temporarily closed due to flooding. 32 5/3/2017
California
0200 105499 Carlsbad, CA The change is a New Start Point and remote start for walk. 40 1/31/2017
1058 106978 Colorado Springs, CO
- Black Forest/Fox Run Park
161 North Gate Blvd. From I-25, take exit 156 (Air Force Academy/Gleneagle). Proceed east on North Gate Blvd less than 1 mile to Loaf N’ Jug at the corner of North Gate Blvd & Meadowgrass Dr (on the right). 122 4/21/2017
0197 106975 Colorado Springs, CO - USAF Academy 161 North Gate Blvd. From I-25, take exit 156 (Air Force Academy/Gleneagle). Proceed east on North Gate Blvd less than 1 mile to Loaf N’ Jug at the corner of North Gate Blvd & Meadowgrass Dr (on the right). 125 4/21/2017
1314 105096 Cosumnes Rive Preserve  - Galt, CA The POC’s e-mail changed to BDougherty@Clarkpacific.com 56 1/3/2017
0997 105125 Charlie Fowble Memorial - Elk Grove, CA The POC’s e-mail changed to BDougherty@Clarkpacific.com 49 1/3/2017
1844 105112 Kirkwood, CA POC contact email and phone number have changed. 59 3/29/2017
1452 105433 Long Beach, CA Starting point has changed to Gelson's. 62 1/31/2017
0074 105640 Los Gatos, CA The Los Gatos Coffee Roasting Company is undergoing remodeling. Our walk box is not available for 8 weeks beginning March 15, 2017. You may contact Suzi Glass if you have already made plans to visit, and she may be able to meet you with the stamp: 408-592-3935. 62 3/15/2017
0724 102538 Palm Springs, CA Change in the location of the start box in the medical center. 75 7/25/2016
1887 102541 Palm Springs, CA Change in the location of the start box in the medical center. 74 7/25/2016
0645 105108 Roseville, CA Event has been cance led. 84 1/31/2017
0839 105107 Roseville, CA Event has been canceled. 84 1/31/2017
1232 105106 Roseville, CA Event has been canceled. 84 1/31/2017
0234 105113 Sacramento, CA POC contact email and phone number have changed. 92 3/29/2017
1313 105114 Sacramento, CA POC contact email and phone number have changed. 92 3/29/2017
1564 105584 San Francisco, CA - Presidio The ESR has been updated to show the new location of the walk box at the recently opened new Presidio Visitors Center at 210 Lincoln Blvd, San Francisco 94123. The new center is open 7 days a week from 10 am to 5 pm. 99 3/29/2017
0734 105244 Yosemite National Park, CA - Cloud's Rest Registration has change to remote only 116 4/6/2017
0765 105243 Yosemite National Park, CA - Half Dome Registration has change to remote only 116 4/6/2017
0727 105878 Yosemite National Park, CA - Valley Floor Registration has change to remote only 117 4/6/2017
Colorado
1058 106978 Colorado Springs, CO -  Black Forest/Fox Run Start location changed to: 161 North Gate Blvd. From I-25, take exit 156 (Air Force Academy/Gleneagle). Proceed east on North Gate Blvd less than 1 mile to Loaf N’ Jug at the corner of North Gate Blvd & Meadowgrass Dr (on the right). 122 5/12/2017
0464 106977 Colorado Springs, CO - Garden of the Gods POC contact email and phone number have changed. POC: Steve and Gretchen Sandridge 719-351-8048 Email: bbqrater@gmail.com 124 5/2/2017
0197 106975 Colorado Springs, CO - USAF Acadamy Start location changed to: 161 North Gate Blvd. From I-25, take exit 156 (Air Force Academy/Gleneagle). Proceed east on North Gate Blvd less than 1 mile to Loaf N’ Jug at the corner of North Gate Blvd & Meadowgrass Dr (on the right). 125 5/12/2017
0095 106700 Colorado Springs, CO - Bear Creek Park POC contact email and phone number have changed. POC: Karen Seay 719-632-9320 Email: kseay41@yahoo.com 122 5/2/2017
0153 106703 Fountain, CO POC contact email and phone number have changed. POC: Russ Kester 719-641-9107 Email: ruke1156@comcast.net 129 5/2/2017
0277 106697 Canon City, CO - Arkansas River POC contact email and phone number have changed. POC: Connie Dueker 719-337-9434 Email: insulatorlady@gmail.com 121 5/2/2017
0048 106964 Denver, CO - Washington/Cheesman Park Event has been canceled. 127 5/2/2017
1704 106965 Universtiy of Denver - Denver, CO Address error in the 2017 Starting Point. Colorado Blvd. not 277 its 2770. 127 12/16/2016
Connecticut
           
Delaware
           
Florida
1992 106644 Dunedin, FL - Historic Dunedin Stroll Times have been changed. 151 5/12/2017
1085 106468 Jacksonville, FL - Atlantic Beach “Homespun Kitchen (formerly Happy Cup)” and “For Homestyle Kitchen hours go to homespunkitchen.com . Walk box on wall to the/ right as you walk in. Daily Dawn-Dusk. Pets not allowed on the beach. Trail is on paved sidewalks/streets and sandy beach. Both the 10k and 5k walks will begin at Homestyle Kitchen.”, 157 1/13/2017
1728 106322 Orlando, FL - Altamonte Springs Walk available effective 5/1/2017. Please see event page for new Starting Point location. 164 5/1/2017
Georgia
0096 102666 Atlanta, GA Name changed for the place of business/starting point. The new name is Barclay Hotel. 185 12/7/2016
0557 106903 Atlanta, GA Name changed for the place of business/starting point. The new name is Barclay Hotel. 186 12/7/2016
Hawaii
           
Idaho
           
Illinois
0904 105931 Belleville, IL Effective 6/1/2017 there will be a name change, starting point location change and POC change. 201 3/12/2017
0808 105593 Glen Carbon, IL Changed 70 S. Main St to 70 W. Main St. 208 3/2/2017
Indiana
           
Iowa
  107153 Des Moines, IA The new start point will be at Capitol Square (first floor), 400 Locust, Des Moines 50309.   1/31/2017
Kansas
0269 107093 Lindsborg, Kansas New start point location. Scott's Hometown Foods, located across the street from the old starting location. Walkers may walk dawn to dusk as long as they have registered during Scott's hours of operation 240 1/10/2017
Kentucky
           
Louisiana
           
Maine
           
Maryland
0566  105549 Bel Air, MD -  2017 The starting point has changed to the Bel Air Episcopal Church, 303 North Main Street, Bel Air, MD 21014, 410 838 7699. 257 4/21/2017
1620 106261 St. Mary's City, MD POC has changed. 285 1/29/2017
Massachusetts
1900 105639 Lexington, MA Closing date for the following 2017 seasonal event has changed to October 29, 2017. 297 3/29/2017
1018 106067 Plymouth, MA Walk has been temporarily. 299 3/29/2017
Michigan
1229 105911 Blissfield, MI- River Raisin Ramble Start Point at Cakes n' Shakes is now closed on Sundays. 303 1/13/2017
Minnesota
           
Mississippi
           
Missouri
1800 105950 Carl Junction, MO New driving directions due to highway bridge being replaced. 324 6/20/2017
  107879 Caruthersville, MO Changed from Traditional to Seasonal.   3/2/2017
  107881 Charleston, MO Changed from Traditional to Seasonal.   3/2/2017
  107880 Dexter, MO Changed from Traditional to Seasonal.   3/2/2017
0283 106213 Greenfield, Missouri Change in Trail Rating Effective January 19, 2017. 326 1/19/2016
1617 106377 Hermann, MO - Old Town Hermann Walk Walk has been temporarily closed due to flooding. 327 5/3/2017
1655 105943 Joplin, MO The 6k trail is now open. The 10k trail continues to be shut down. 329 6/15/2017
  107878 Kennett, MO Changed from Traditional to Seasonal.   1/2/2017
1323 106372 Lebanon, MO - Bennett Spring State Park Walk has been temporarily closed due to flooding. 334 5/3/2017
1125 105947 Neosho, Missouri , 2017 Change: Walk has been shut down temporarily until cleanup from recent flooding has been completed. Effective May 6, 2017.POC Phone #: 417-658-6443 Effective: November 9, 2016 336 5/6/2016
1595  105945 Nevada, Missouri, 2017 Driving directions clarified. Effective February 6, 2017. 336 3/2/2017
  107896 New Madrid, MO Changed from Traditional to Seasonal.   3/2/2017
1795 107317 Springfield, MO Updated POC email. 340 3/2/2017
0644 106185 Springfield, MO Temporarily closed effective May 2, 2017 - May 12, 2017. Due to high water cleanup. 340 5/4/2017
1795 107317 Springfield, MO - South Creek Temporarily closed effective May 2, 2017 - May 12, 2017. Due to high water cleanup. 340 5/4/2017
1338 106374 Waynesville, MO - Roubidoux Walk has been temporarily closed due to flooding. 344 5/4/2017
Montana
           
Nebraska
           
Nevada
1810 107248 Las Vegas, NV - Downton Summerlin Walk temporarily suspended; start point closed until we find another. 358 5/8/2017
New Hampshire
           
New Jersey
           
New Mexico
0155 107199 Santa Fe, NM - Capital Visitors Center now closed on all Saturdays and Sundays due to budget constraints. 377 4/24/2017
1472 107200 Santa Fe, NM - St. John's College and Museum Skywalk Visitors Center now closed on all Saturdays and Sundays due to budget constraints. 377 4/24/2017
New York
0811 106681 Historic Goshen, NY No longer open due to the Starting Point restaurant (Friendly’s in Goshen) being closed permanently. We will advise when we have a new start point. 386 1/3/2017
0307 102120 New York City, NY - Midtown (2016) Start Point closed. Remote Start Only.
The ASICS shoe store in New York City that was the previous start point has closed. The four New York City walks are in the process of being converted to On-line Registration. Until this is finished please contact Charles Kaiser at charles.a.kaiser@us.army.mil for directions.
382
381
380
2/15/15
0324 102121 New York City, NY - Greenwich Village

(2016) Start Point closed. Remote Start Only.
The ASICS shoe store in New York City that was the previous start point has closed. The four New York City walks are in the process of being converted to On-line Registration. Until this is finished please contact Charles Kaiser at charles.a.kaiser@us.army.mil for directions.
381 2/15/15
0315 102122 New York City, NY - Lower Manhattan (2016) Start Point closed. Remote Start Only.
The ASICS shoe store in New York City that was the previous start point has closed. The four New York City walks are in the process of being converted to On-line Registration. Until this is finished please contact Charles Kaiser at charles.a.kaiser@us.army.mil for directions.
381 2/15/15
0308 102123 New York City, NY - Central Park (2016) Start Point closed. Remote Start Only.
The ASICS shoe store in New York City that was the previous start point has closed. The four New York City walks are in the process of being converted to On-line Registration. Until this is finished please contact Charles Kaiser at charles.a.kaiser@us.army.mil for directions.
380 2/15/15
0207 105376 Sackets Harbor, NY Starting Point has moved to Harbor Market (IGA) 396 5/2/2017
2111 105371 Sodus Point, NY Seasonal Walk discontinued until further notice due to coastline flooding. 399 6/16/2017
North Carolina
           
North Dakota
Ohio
0511 105197 Centerville, OH Library is now opent till 9 on Fridays. 437 3/2/2017
1618 105320 Cleveland, OH - Cultural Starting point has moved. It is now Dave's Cosmic Subs, 1842 Coventry Road, Cleveland Heights, OH 44118, phone 216-320-0330 for Cleveland- Cultural, y1618, Ohio New hours MOn 10:30- 8 Tues-Thurs 10:30-9, Friday 10;30-10, Saturday 10:30-9, Sun 11-8. No restrooms at this location. 438 6/20/2017
1924 106249 Wooster, OH Added Underground Railroad to our list of Special Programs. 448 3/29/2017
Oklahoma
  107870 Waurika, OK - Lake Waurika Event has changed from the 6th to the 3rd.   5/2/2017
Oregon
1136 106327 Astoria, OR - Clatsop -  Sunset Beach Registration point has changed. 462 5/1/2017
0475 106329 Astoria, OR - Historic Registration point has changed. 462 5/1/2017
1055 106328 Astoric, OR - Riverwalk to Alderbrook Registration point has changed. 463 5/1/2017
1438 106568 Beaverton, OR Some street construction has eliminated the availability of sidewalks to/from the Park. So, the 10k is now made up of 2 5k loops within the Nature Park; requires short drive to Park; 1k option added outside the park for Walk the USA-Street by Street. 464 6/16/2017
0631 106336 Bend, OR - Broken Top Neighborhood Stroll Driving instructions changed. 466 4/21/2017
0774 106339 Bend, OR - Deschutes River Driving instructions changed. 466 4/21/2017
2012 107550 Boardman, OR New event - 10KM/5KM, Rated 1A   1/13/2017
2113 107549 Portland, OR - Oaks Bluff Trail New event - 10KM/5KM, Rated 1B   1/13/2017
1192 106500 Portland, OR - Reed College Reed College - Crystal Springs Garden (YRE # 1192) of the Rose City Roamers is now open and located at the Safeway Store on 4515 SE Woodstock Blvd, Portland, OR. The store hours are 5am to 1am, Sunday through Saturday. The walk box - file tote it located at the Customer Service Counter 503  3/29/2017
1640 106342 Portland, OR - Wetlands/Columbia Slough Pathways Starting point location is now located at Starbucks,12518 NE Airport Way 506 1/13/2017
0806 106335 Portland, OR - Interstate Bridges BIKE Starting point location is now located at Starbucks,12518 NE Airport Way 496 1/10/2017
1499 106562  NE Salem, OR Delete Boardwalks Challenge and add Fountain & US Post Office. 510 1/3/2017
1265 106483 Monmouth, OR Points of Reference Challenge to be added. 491 1/3/2017
1264 106478 Keizer, OR USA Street by Street Challenge to be added. 472 1/3/2017
1160 106564 Dallas, OR Walk box is not to the right of the sofa. It is on the right behind the bookcase near the restroom. Deleted Fountain Challenge. 470 1/32017
Pennsylvania
1440 106490 Bedford, PA Event date has been extended. 520 1/17/2017
0343 106301 Bird-in-Hand, PA The name of the start location (the address remains the same) New name: Smokehouse BBQ and Brews - Restaurant and store. (old name was Plain & Fancy Restaurant) 523 4/21/2017
0344 106208 Bird-in-Hand, PA The name of the start location (the address remains the same) New name: Smokehouse BBQ and Brews - Restaurant and store. (old name was Plain & Fancy Restaurant) 523 4/21/2017
1946 106489 Fort Loudon, PA Event date has been extended. 533 1/17/2017
1457 106488 Everett, PA Event date has been extended. 530 1/17/2017
0127 106530 Chambersburg, PA Added Special Programs 525 1/17/2017
1389 106633 Fayetteville - Michaux State Forest Changed Trail Distances/Description. 532 1/17/2017
1380 106039 Fayetteville - Pine Grove Furnace State Park Changed Trail Distances/Description. 532 1/17/2017
0028 106180 Gettysburg, PA - Walk #3 Changed Trail Rating/Description. 535 1/17/2017
0745 106447 Harrisburg, PA - Capital Contact person is now: Sharon Miller, 390 Old Quaker Road, Etters, PA 17319 Phone: 7178059540 Email: millersd@ptd.net 536 6/15/2017
1041 106446 Harrisburg, PA - Wildwood Lake Trail Contact person is now: Sharon Miller, 390 Old Quaker Road, Etters, PA 17319 Phone: 7178059540 Email: millersd@ptd.net 537 6/15/2017
0500 106797 Sigel, PA - Cook Forest State Park Start date delayed until April 17, 2017. 553 4/6/2017
Rhode Island
           
South Carolina
0494 105247 Columbia, SC Event has been postponed. 567 3/29/2017
0038 105219 Georgetown SC -  Historic Georgetown Remote sign-up for Saturday's and Sunday's for the month of January and February due to slow business. Contact John & Virginia Hart atvajohnhart@sc.rr.com or call Virginia at (843)340-2980.

Special Classifications: Boardwalks, Honoring the Flag, Make a Wish-Water Fountains, National Parks Centennial, Take a Walk in a City Park, Walking the United States, Trekking with Trees, Walking America's Ports of Call, Walking the USA A-Z, Ice Cream Parlors
567 1/3/2017
0578  105223 Travelers Rest - 2017 New distance - 6/11K  573 12/16/2016
0232  105167 Greenville City Parks 2017 Temporary closed due to Cancer Center Research Park development.  568 12/26/2016
South Dakota
0018 105706 Brookings, SD - University Stroll Walk start point has moved from the west side of the hospital to the far southeast corner. Walk Folder is available at the desk just inside the door. Parking is available on the south and east sides of the hospital. Best access to the parking lots is from Yorkshire Drive, first street south of the hospital. ADDED SPECIAL PROGRAM: Ice Cream Parlors. 574 5/2/2017
1488 106272 Deadwood, SD  - Englewood Event has been extended to 11/30/2017. 577 1/31/2017
0764 106273 Hot Springs, SD Event has been extended to 11/30/2017. 578 1/31/2017
Tennessee
0592 106181 Knoxville, TN Distances are now 7k and 12k Rating 3A, not suitable for strollers nor wheelchairs 587 3/2/2017
1552 106193 Rogersville, TN Corrected from 5k/10k to 6k/10k 589 4/29/2017
Texas
  108018 Bandera, TX - River Fest The start point has been moved to Third Street near the City Park. The best way to get there is to follow Cypress Street and turn left at Third as Maple Street does not go all the way from Main Street to Third. Please follow instructions of the parking attendant   6/21/2017
0547 107290 Stonewall, TX - Lyndon B. Johnson State Park Routes are new for 2017 -- 5km, 2 x 10km, 20km. The 10 km routes halve the 20km route in case you can't do all 20km at the same time. 635 1/13/2017
0107 107283 Fredericksburg, TX - St. Mary's Cemeteries Start Point was changed to Sunday House Inn (501 E. Main St). A 2km option has been added to both the 5km and 10km routes if the walker wishes to walk to the beginning rather than drive. 604 1/13/2017
1114 107287 Fredericksburg, TX - Cross Mountain Start Point was changed to Sunday House Inn (501 E. Main St). 603 1/13/2017
0001 107276 Fredericksburg, TX -  AVA Pilgrimage Start Point was changed to Sunday House Inn (501 E. Main St.), and the route was changed slightly. 603 1/13/2017
1659 105544 San Antonio, TX - Brook Hollow Neighborhood Walk Temporarily closed as of May 1, 2017, due to renovations. 625 5/2/2017
0109 105341 Wichita Falls, TX - Lucy Park Due to construction of a new bridge and widening the trail under I-44 the Lucy Park YRE in Wichita Falls, Tx will be closed till 1 October 2017. 640 5/12/2017
Utah
0970 107305 Zion National Park Event has changed from Seasonal to YRE. 643 12/22/2016
0992 107306 Snow Canyon State Park Change from remote start to sign up at Harmon’s Grocery 642 12/21/2016
Vermont
2012 107296 Middlebury, VT Stamp number has changed to 2012. 645 5/2/2017
Virginia
0942 106897 Glasgow, VA Start point for the Glasgow, VA 10k has changed from the Glasgow library to St John’s Episcopal Church. 661 6/20/2017
1177 106078 Woodbridge, VA Added Underground Railroad special program 684 4/21/2017
Washington
0512 107034 Anacortes, WA The Tesoro Service Station in Anacortes is now a Mobil Service Station. 686 3/2/2017
1689 105526 Bremerton, WA Due to construction on part of the route the Bremerton 10K (1689) event is temporary closed. The 5K loop in town still can be walked and walkers can sign in at either start locations. 695 6/20/2017
0319 106458 Cashmere, WA New ending date is 11/15/2017 698 3/29/2017
0258 106448 East Wenatchee, WA Changed from a 5k to a 6k and the new ending date is 11/15/2017. 703 3/29/2017
1551 105825 Ellensburg, WA Changed from a 5k to 6k. 704 3/29/2017
1921 106449 Grand Coulee, WA New starting date is 4/1/2014 710 3/29/2017
0955 107025 Iron Horse State Park,WA Deleted the 5K. There will also be a temporary closure of a portion of the trail this summer that has just come to light. The start and end dates for the event are still the same but, "The trail on the Yakima training center between Army West and Army East trailheads will be closed to entry from 6/1/2017 to 7/2/2017 and from 8/1/2017 to 8/15/2017". 713 3/29/2017
0985 106148 Issaquah, WA New starting point location. 713 6/20/2017
0452 106451 Leavenworth, WA New ending date is 11/15/2017. 721 3/29/2017
1675 105826 Leavenworth, WA Distances changed to: 3K, 7K and 10K. Deleted 17K. Also Start date is now: 5/1/2017 and End date is now: 10/31/2017. 721 3/29/2017
1328 106305 Maple Valley, WA Start Point is now Gravity Coffee Co. 724 6/20/2017
0148 106115 Pasco, WA Title has changed to Pasco - River Trail. 736 3/29/2017
1012 106118 Richland, WA New ending date is 11/15/2017. 748 3/29/2017
1011 106117 Ritzville, WA Starting Point is no longer The Cedars Inn. It is "Days Inn Ritzville". It is at the same address. Added 6k. Now a 6k and 10k. 748 4/21/2017
1724 103519 Woodinville, WA Walk is reopened. New Start Point. 762 12/16/2016
2094 103500 Woodinville, WA Walk is reopened. New Start Point. 762 12/16/2016
0290 105827 Waterville, WA New starting date is 4/15/2017. 779 3/29/2017
0574 106123 Yakima, WA Added 5k. Now a 5k and 10k. 782 3/29/2017
1951 106119 Zillah, WA Starting point has changed its name from Vintage Village Inn to Best Western Plus. 783 3/29/2017
West Virginia
           
Wisconsin
1106 106844 Fond du Lac, WI The temporary start point at the A&W on 269 winnebago Drive in Fond du Lac has been replaced by the normal start point at 471 North Park Avenue in Fond du Lac. However, where that business was formerly called a Kwik Trip, it is now called the Tobacco Outlet Plus. 787 6/20/2017
1250 106848 Le Crosse, WI The POC has been changed. The new point of contact is Susan Wester at (608) 698-6549. Her email address is smwester@mac.com. 788 1/31/2017
Wyoming
1911 106279 Devil's Tower, WY Event number has change to 1911 and has been extended to 10/15/2017. 789 1/17/2017


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