National Walking Week 2022

In January 2020, the Board of Directors of the AVA: America’s Walking Club, declared the first seven days of April to be “National Walking Week” which would include the traditional “National Walking Day” sponsored by the American Heart Association from 2007 to 2019.

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FIND AN EVENT IN YOUR AREA!

Menifee, CA – April 1st

Low Desert Roadrunners  –  Menifee Valley

POC: Kathy Bundy – .img@.img

Walk with Low Desert Roadrunners and enjoy fun, fitness and a lot of new friendships. 

April 1 Menifee Valley – Sign up 8:30 am – Lowes Parking Lot – 30472 Haun Rd. Menifee, CA 92584

 

Registration Time: 8:30 am     Walk Start Time: 9 am

Claremont, CA – April 2nd

Low Desert Roadrunners  –  Claremont Colleges

POC: Kathy Bundy – .img@.img

Walk with Low Desert Roadrunners and enjoy fun, fitness and a lot of new friendships. 

April 2 Claremont Colleges – Sign up 8:30 am – Train Station Parking Lot – 111 S. College Ave. Claremont, CA

 

Registration Time: 8:30 am     Walk Start Time: 9 am

Fair Oaks, CA – April 2nd

Sacramento Walking Sticks – Fair Oaks 

POC: Barbara Nuss – .img@.img

The Sacramento Walking Sticks Club has weekly walks on Tues/Thurs mornings as well as on Wed nights. During the National Walking Week, we will also feature “extra” walks–both day and night–so that everyone can find one they’ll want to try out. Everyone’s welcome to join in; including the family dog. There will be treats and water provided at the beginning of each walk and all you have to do is show up!

All walks have a meetup time. The group walks start 15 minutes after the meetup time. Evening walks will only feature the shorter walk; daytime walks will have groups walking the short and longer walks.

 

Registration Time: 9:30 am     Walk Start Time: 9:45 am

Dana Point, CA – April 3rd

Low Desert Roadrunners  –  Dana Point

POC: Kathy Bundy – .img@.img

Walk with Low Desert Roadrunners and enjoy fun, fitness and a lot of new friendships. 

April 3 Dana Point – Sign up 8:30 am – Ralph’s Parking Lot – 24871 Del Prado, Dana Point, CA 92629

 

Registration Time: 8:30 am     Walk Start Time: 9 am

West Sacramento, CA – April 3rd

Sacramento Walking Sticks – River Walk

POC: Barbara Nuss – .img@.img

The Sacramento Walking Sticks Club has weekly walks on Tues/Thurs mornings as well as on Wed nights. During the National Walking Week, we will also feature “extra” walks–both day and night–so that everyone can find one they’ll want to try out. Everyone’s welcome to join in; including the family dog. There will be treats and water provided at the beginning of each walk and all you have to do is show up!

All walks have a meetup time. The group walks start 15 minutes after the meetup time. Evening walks will only feature the shorter walk; daytime walks will have groups walking the short and longer walks.

 

Registration Time: 11:00 am     Walk Start Time: 11:15 am

Sacramento, CA – April 4th

Sacramento Walking Sticks – American River

POC: Barbara Nuss – .img@.img

The Sacramento Walking Sticks Club has weekly walks on Tues/Thurs mornings as well as on Wed nights. During the National Walking Week, we will also feature “extra” walks–both day and night–so that everyone can find one they’ll want to try out. Everyone’s welcome to join in; including the family dog. There will be treats and water provided at the beginning of each walk and all you have to do is show up!

All walks have a meetup time. The group walks start 15 minutes after the meetup time. Evening walks will only feature the shorter walk; daytime walks will have groups walking the short and longer walks.

 

Registration Time: 9:15 am     Walk Start Time: 9:30 am

Sacramento, CA – April 4th

Sacramento Walking Sticks – Campus Commons

POC: Barbara Nuss – .img@.img

The Sacramento Walking Sticks Club has weekly walks on Tues/Thurs mornings as well as on Wed nights. During the National Walking Week, we will also feature “extra” walks–both day and night–so that everyone can find one they’ll want to try out. Everyone’s welcome to join in; including the family dog. There will be treats and water provided at the beginning of each walk and all you have to do is show up!

All walks have a meetup time. The group walks start 15 minutes after the meetup time. Evening walks will only feature the shorter walk; daytime walks will have groups walking the short and longer walks.

 

Registration Time: 6:15 pm     Walk Start Time: 6:30 pm

Wildomar, CA – April 4th

Low Desert Roadrunners  –  Wildomar

POC: Kathy Bundy – .img@.img

Walk with Low Desert Roadrunners and enjoy fun, fitness and a lot of new friendships. 

April 4 Wildomar – Sign up 7:15 am – Montague Brothers Coffee – 21545 Palomar St., Wildomar, CA 92595

 

Registration Time: 7:15 am     Walk Start Time: 8 am

Elk Grove, CA – April 5th

Sacramento Walking Sticks – Elk Grove Regional Park

POC: Barbara Nuss – .img@.img

The Sacramento Walking Sticks Club has weekly walks on Tues/Thurs mornings as well as on Wed nights. During the National Walking Week, we will also feature “extra” walks–both day and night–so that everyone can find one they’ll want to try out. Everyone’s welcome to join in; including the family dog. There will be treats and water provided at the beginning of each walk and all you have to do is show up!

All walks have a meetup time. The group walks start 15 minutes after the meetup time. Evening walks will only feature the shorter walk; daytime walks will have groups walking the short and longer walks.

Meet at Old Town Pizza & Tap House, 9677 Elk Grove-Florin Rd, EG. 

 

Registration Time: 9:15 am     Walk Start Time: 9:30 am

Oceanside, CA – April 5th

Low Desert Roadrunners  –  Oceanside

POC: Kathy Bundy – .img@.img

Walk with Low Desert Roadrunners and enjoy fun, fitness and a lot of new friendships. 

April 5 Oceanside – Sign up 9 am – Oceanside Marina Inn – 2008 North Harbor Dr., Oceanside, CA 92054

 

Registration Time: 9 am     Walk Start Time: 9:30 am

Sacramento, CA – April 6th

Sacramento Walking Sticks – Ashton Park

POC: Barbara Nuss – .img@.img

The Sacramento Walking Sticks Club has weekly walks on Tues/Thurs mornings as well as on Wed nights. During the National Walking Week, we will also feature “extra” walks–both day and night–so that everyone can find one they’ll want to try out. Everyone’s welcome to join in; including the family dog. There will be treats and water provided at the beginning of each walk and all you have to do is show up!

All walks have a meetup time. The group walks start 15 minutes after the meetup time. Evening walks will only feature the shorter walk; daytime walks will have groups walking the short and longer walks.

 

Registration Time: 9:15 am     Walk Start Time: 9:30 am

Gold River, CA – April 6th

Sacramento Walking Sticks – Gold River

POC: Barbara Nuss – .img@.img

The Sacramento Walking Sticks Club has weekly walks on Tues/Thurs mornings as well as on Wed nights. During the National Walking Week, we will also feature “extra” walks–both day and night–so that everyone can find one they’ll want to try out. Everyone’s welcome to join in; including the family dog. There will be treats and water provided at the beginning of each walk and all you have to do is show up!

All walks have a meetup time. The group walks start 15 minutes after the meetup time. Evening walks will only feature the shorter walk; daytime walks will have groups walking the short and longer walks.

 

Registration Time: 6:15 pm     Walk Start Time: 6:30 pm

Lake Elsinore, CA – April 6th

Low Desert Roadrunners  –  Lake Elsinore

POC: Kathy Bundy – .img@.img

Walk with Low Desert Roadrunners and enjoy fun, fitness and a lot of new friendships. 

April 6 Lake Elsinore Levee Trail – Meetup 5:30 pm – 500 Diamond Circle (behind baseball Diamond Stadium) Lake Elsinore, CA 92530

 

Registration Time: 5:30 pm     Walk Start Time: 5:30 pm

Sacramento, CA – April 7th

Sacramento Walking Sticks – North Natomas

POC: Barbara Nuss – .img@.img

The Sacramento Walking Sticks Club has weekly walks on Tues/Thurs mornings as well as on Wed nights. During the National Walking Week, we will also feature “extra” walks–both day and night–so that everyone can find one they’ll want to try out. Everyone’s welcome to join in; including the family dog. There will be treats and water provided at the beginning of each walk and all you have to do is show up!

All walks have a meetup time. The group walks start 15 minutes after the meetup time. Evening walks will only feature the shorter walk; daytime walks will have groups walking the short and longer walks.

Meet up at Planet Fitness parking lot, 4750 Natomas Blvd, Sac. 

 

Registration Time: 9:15 am     Walk Start Time: 9:30 am

Carmichael, CA – April 7th

Sacramento Walking Sticks – Ancil Hoffman Park

POC: Barbara Nuss – .img@.img

The Sacramento Walking Sticks Club has weekly walks on Tues/Thurs mornings as well as on Wed nights. During the National Walking Week, we will also feature “extra” walks–both day and night–so that everyone can find one they’ll want to try out. Everyone’s welcome to join in; including the family dog. There will be treats and water provided at the beginning of each walk and all you have to do is show up!

All walks have a meetup time. The group walks start 15 minutes after the meetup time. Evening walks will only feature the shorter walk; daytime walks will have groups walking the short and longer walks.

Meet up at Bella Bru Cafe, 5038 Fair Oaks Blvd, Carmichael. 

 

Registration Time: 6:15 pm     Walk Start Time: 6:30 pm

Murrieta, CA – April 7th

Low Desert Roadrunners  –  Murrieta

POC: Kathy Bundy – .img@.img

Walk with Low Desert Roadrunners and enjoy fun, fitness and a lot of new friendships. 

April 7 Murrieta – Meetup 5:30 pm – Town Square Parking Lot – 1 Town Square (Flag Pole in front of Police Station) Murrieta, CA 92562

 

Registration Time: 5:30 pm     Walk Start Time: 5:30 pm

Flagler Beach, FL – April 3rd

The Happy Wanderers Walking Club  –  YRE

POC: John McClellan – .img@.img

Club Group Walk of YRE.

Registration Time: 8 am     Walk Start Time: 8 am

Venetian Bay, New Smyrna Beach, FL – April 6rd

The Happy Wanderers Walking Club  –  ACE-WG

POC: John McClellan – .img@.img

Club Group Walk of ACE-WG

Registration Time: 6 pm     Walk Start Time: 6 pm

Tarpon Springs, FL 

Suncoast Sandpipers  –  YRE

POC: Bob Huffaker – .img@.img

The two walks (10K/5K) will go through this historic Greek community, alone sidewalks, roads, & grassy areas, known for its natural sponge industry, classic homes, churches, and restaurants containing wonderful Greek-American foods and pastries. Both routes will proceed along the main street where sponge-boats tie-up & owners display along docks their natural sponges that are for sale. Boat rides are available where passengers view sponge-divers demonstrate their skill of taking sponges off the bottom of Gulf of Mexico, and also provide historic information of their trade. 

Registration Time: 9 – 9:40 am     Walk Start Time: 10K – 9:30; 5K – 9:45

Urbana, IL – April 2nd

Ridgewalkers Walking Club –  Urbana Trad

POC: Kimberly Bradley – .img@.img

The Guided Walk will take you through the city of Urbana and onto the campus of the University of Illinois.
Spurlock Museum
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
Boneyard Creek – Artist Alley

Registration Time: 9:30 am – 10 am      Walk Start Time: 10 am

Bloomington, IN – April 1st

Bedford Hiking Club and Indiana Volkssport Association  –  Group Walk Meetup

POC: Linda Woods – .img@.img

The group walk at Paynetown State Recreation Area starts at 3 pm on Friday, April 1. Meet in the parking lot behind the property office and arrive at least 15 minutes before to register. Walkers can do either a 5 or 10 K walk. Hike on challenging trails through a beautiful forest of mixed hardwoods with views of Lake Monroe. Hiking poles may be helpful. Walkers should bring and carry their own water. For more details, see our Meetup page in link above. 

You may also do this walk anytime by registering using our start box kept at the property office at the Paynetown State Recreation Area or the Courtyard by Marriott, 310 S College Ave. in downtown Bloomington (ask at front desk for the walk box ). The box contains a registration log, trail map, and directions for doing the walk. Online registration is also available by setting up a personal account at http://my.ava.org/

Registration Time: 2:30 pm     Walk Start Time: 3:00 pm 

Plymouth, IN – April 1st

Hoosier Hikers  –  YRE

POC: Bob Buzolich – .img@.img

Celebrate the start of the 2022 National Walking Week with the Hoosier Hikers, a member of the American Volkssport Association, at a guided group walk incorporating the Plymouth, IN, Year-Round Event (MA22/Y0980) on Friday, April 1, to be followed with lunch (Dutch Treat) at Christo’s Family Restaurant. Start Point is the gravel lot to the immediate North of Christo’s Family Restaurant at 2227 North Michigan Street, Plymouth, Indiana 46563. Registration is required and will be done on-site. Registration cost is $3. Registered participants may walk five kilometers (3.2 miles) or ten kilometers (6.4 miles). It may take up to 1-1/4 hours to complete five kilometers. Upon completing registration participants will be segregated into groups of ten to 15 persons, depending upon distance and pace.

Registration Time: 9:30 am (EDT)    Walk Start Time: 10 am (EDT)

Angola, IN – April 2nd

Three River Strollers and Indiana Volkssport Association  –  Group Walk Meetup

POC: Tom Crabel – .img@.img

The group walk at Pokagon State Park will start at the lobby of the Potawatomi Inn at 10 am on Saturday, April 2. You may do 5 or 10 K (3.1 or 6.2 miles) The trails wander a wide variety of shady forests, wetland boardwalks, and lakeside paths over hilly and flat terrain. For more details, see our Meetup page in the link above.

You may also do this walk anytime by registering using our start box kept at the front desk at the Inn. The box contains a registration log, trail map, and directions for doing the walk. 

Registration Time: 9:30 am     Walk Start Time: 10:00 am 

Mitchell, IN – April 2nd

Bedford Hiking Club and Indiana Volkssport Association  –  Group Walk Meetup

POC: Teena Ligman – .img@.img

The group walk at Spring Mill State Park starts at 10 am on Saturday, April 2. Meet in the lobby of the Spring Mill Inn for the volkswalk hikes. Please arrive at the site at least 15 minutes before the start time to register. Members from the Bedford Hiking Club will lead two groups on the Spring Mill Volkswalk. There will be 10K (6.2 miles) and 5K (3.1 miles) hikes offered. Enjoy shaded trails through a beautiful old-growth forest, restored pioneer village, and a working grist mill over 200 years old. The trail also goes by streams, sinkholes, caves, and around a small lake. The volkswalk includes Trail 3, Trail 5, and parts of Trail 4 and 2. See more details at our Meetup page in link above. 

You may also do this walk anytime by registering using our start box kept at the front desk of the Inn. The box contains a registration log, trail map, and directions for doing the walk. Online registration is also available by setting up a personal account at http://my.ava.org/

Registration Time: 9:30 am     Walk Start Time: 10:00 am 

Indianapolis, IN – April 3rd

Indy ‘G’ Walkers and Indiana Volkssport Association  –  Group Walk Meetup

POC: Lance  Ratliff – .img@.img

The group walk at Fort Harrison State Park will start at the Delaware Lake parking lot at 1 pm on Sunday, April 3. See details and driving directions in our Meetup link above. You may do a 5 or 10 K walk (3.1 or 6.2 miles). The trails are mostly on natural paths and some park road surfaces. Enjoy a unique experience in a beautiful rustic setting within a major metropolitan area. The park has challenging trails with some unexpected vistas.

You may also do this walk anytime by registering using our start box kept at the front desk area at the Ft Harrison State Park Inn. The box contains a registration log, trail map, and directions for doing the walk. The Inn is located at 5830 North Post Road, Indianapolis, IN 46216 before the entrance gate to the park. . Online registration is also available by setting up a personal account at http://my.ava.org/

Registration Time: 12:30 pm     Walk Start Time: 1 pm 

Des Moines, IA – April 1st

Iowa’s Walking Club – Greater Des Moines Botanical Gardens

909 Robert Ray Dr, Des Moines

POC: Susan Pinneke – .img@.img

This downtown 3K (2 mile) walk will take us across the river on two different pedestrian bridges and past multiple pieces of outdoor art. Great way to see all the recent changes, such as the new skate park and East Village housing. Preorder a lunch from Trellis (at the Botanical Garden), and join other walkers afterward for a lovely lunch in the garden.

Registration Time: 10:30 am  

Des Moines, IA – April 2nd

Iowa’s Walking Club – Raccoon River Park

2500 Grand Ave, West Des Moines

POC: Susan Pinneke – .img@.img

Meet at the Nature Center and bring your lunch. We’ll lap the lake and then enjoy a picnic in the park, weather permitting.

Registration Time: 10:30 am  

Des Moines, IA – April 2nd

Iowa’s Walking Club – Iowa State Fair Grounds

3000 E Grand, Des Moines

POC: Susan Pinneke – .img@.img

Meet in front of the Varied Industries Building and we’ll take a fairgrounds tour, unfortunately without anything on a stick.

Registration Time: 4 pm  

Des Moines, IA – April 3rd

Iowa’s Walking Club – Mt Trashmore Trails and Overlook

2250 “A” Street SW, Cedar Rapids

POC: Susan Pinneke – .img@.img

We plan to walk to the top of Mt. Trashmore for a fantastic birds-eye view of the city of Cedar Rapids. We may include Czech Village and NewBo districts, as well.

Registration Time: 2 pm  

Council Bluffs, IA – April 4th

Nebraska Wander Freunde Trailblazers – Chalco Hills – eRegistration

POC: Sandy Spaulding – .img@.img

GROUP WALK – Tom Hanafan River’s Edge Park – 4200 Avenue B, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

Registration Time: 5 pm   

Des Moines, IA – April 4th

Iowa’s Walking Club – Riverview Park

710 Corning Avenue

POC: Susan Pinneke – .img@.img

Meet in the parking lot and walk across the pedestrian bridge into the newly renovated Riverview Park. We’ll loop the amphitheater, visit the universal playground and walk up the hill to McHenry Park for the view.

Registration Time: 10 am 

Des Moines, IA – April 4th

Iowa’s Walking Club – McFarland Park

56461 180th St; Ames

POC: Susan Pinneke – .img@.img

Meet in the parking lot for a relaxing evening stroll.

Registration Time: 4:30 pm

Des Moines, IA – April 5th

Iowa’s Walking Club – Urbandale Public Library

3510 86th St, Urbandale

POC: Susan Pinneke – .img@.img

The walk will be on multi-use trails through Walker Johnson Park and residential streets. We will have a chance to check out the Master Gardener demonstration garden and the Charles Gabus Memorial Garden near the library.

Registration Time: 2 pm

Marshalltown, IA – April 6th

Iowa’s Walking Club

222 N 13th Street

POC: Susan Pinneke – .img@.img

We’ll tour Marshalltown’s locally well-known 13th Street District, famous “Echo” sculpture, Iowa Veteran’s Home & grounds and continue through old prestigious neighborhoods to see changes caused by the 2018 tornado and 2020 derecho. We’ll end up back at 13th Street where walkers may enjoy “West End Perk” coffees, “Flying Elbow” lunches or “Lillie Mae” chocolates.

Registration Time: 10:30 am

Carlisle, IA – April 6th

Iowa’s Walking Club – Banner Lakes at Summerset State Park

13084 Elk Horn St, Carlisle

POC: Susan Pinneke – .img@.img

Summerset State Park is the newest State Park. It’s just off Highway 69/65, about 4 miles south of Southridge Mall. Meet in the parking lot as you enter the park. Many locals remember the area as Banner Pits when the site was mined for coal in the early 1930s. The walk will be on the paved scenic bike loop, which runs along the park’s roadway around the larger lake.

Registration Time: 10:30 am

Council Bluffs, IA – April 7th

Nebraska Wander Freunde Trailblazers – Wabash Trace – eRegistration

POC: Sandy Spaulding – .img@.img

GROUP WALK – Iowa West Foundation Trailhead Park – 13996 Wabash Avenue, Council Bluffs, IA 51503

Registration Time: 2 pm   

Des Moines, IA – April 7th

Iowa’s Walking Club – Walk with George

4343 George Flagg Parkway

POC: Susan Pinneke – .img@.img

Great Western Bike Trailhead across from the Izaak Walton League Lodge, 4343 George Flagg Parkway, Des Moines. We will walk along a quiet, tree-lined paved road with views of the Raccoon River, within Water Works Park. Given this is springtime, the river will be full and running strong toward its confluence with the Des Moines River.

Registration Time: 10:30 am

Bowling Green, KY – April 4th

Mid-America Regional Director  –  Kentucky Event #1

POC: Bob Buzolich – .img@.img

Celebrate 2022 National Walking Week during the Mid-America Regional Director’s walk across Kentucky in search of new Clubs and new active Volkssporters. The event in Bowling Green is a Guided Group Walk along sidewalks and through parks in the City of Bowling Green April 4. Please note that this event is in the Central Time Zone. For detailed information on this event please use the following link: https://my.ava.org/event-view.php?sn=121409

Registration Time: 8:30 am (CDT)     Walk Start Time: 9 am (CDT) 

Corbin, KY – April 5th

Mid-America Regional Director  –  Kentucky Event #2

POC: Bob Buzolich – .img@.img

Celebrate 2022 National Walking Week during the Mid-America Regional Director’s walk across Kentucky in search of new Clubs and new active Volkssporters. The event at Cumberland Falls State Resort Park is a Guided Group Walk along the East bank of the Cumberland River, which is a marked and unimproved park trail that provides outstanding views of the natural habitats associated with the river. For detailed information on this event please use the following link: https://my.ava.org/event-view.php?sn=121410

Registration Time: 9:30 am (CDT)     Walk Start Time: 10 am (CDT) 

Prestonsburg, KY – April 6th

Mid-America Regional Director  –  Kentucky Event #3

POC: Bob Buzolich – .img@.img

Celebrate 2022 National Walking Week during the Mid-America Regional Director’s walk across Kentucky in search of new Clubs and new active Volkssporters. The event in Prestonsburg on April 6 is a Guided Group Walk along the Prestonsburg Passage Rail-Trail (an improved trail along a former CSX corridor, which is a qualifier for the Rails-to-Trails Special Program). For detailed information on this event please use the following link: https://my.ava.org/event-view.php?sn=121411

Registration Time: 9:30 am (CDT)     Walk Start Time: 10 am (CDT) 

Boston, MA – April 3rd

Walk ‘N Mass  –  Boston Special Places Walk

POC: Carol Giesecke – .img@.img

The Boston Special Places walk on Sunday, April 3, takes walkers through parts of the city that they may not otherwise encounter on their own. For example, how many people know that just a few blocks from the start at the Prudential Building and all the bustle of downtown is a lovely, peaceful walking and biking trail along the Charles River? All participants enjoy the first 3/4 mile (1.2k) of the walk on the Esplanade where one can experience much natural beauty, especially in early spring! The walk continues past the Hatch Memorial Shell (pictured) where many outdoor concerts are held year round. For this event, you have the option of following a leader and walking with others, or you can follow the written directions and walk on your own. If you can’t join us for this walk, perhaps you would like to attend one of our other day events or yearly/seasonal events as posted on our website at www.walknmass.org.  

Registration Time: 8:00 – 10:00 AM     Walk Start Time: 8:45 – 10:00 AM

Ann Arbor, MI – April 2nd

Washtenaw Wanderers –  Ann Arbor Trad

POC: Rob Weaver – .img@.img

Come walk a traditional walk in the awesome city of Ann Arbor on April 2nd honoring National Walking Week. See parks, historic neighborhoods, downtown Ann Arbor, the University of Michigan campus and the “Big House” Stadium. The walk starts at beautiful Burns Park not far from the campus and downtown.

Registration Time: 9 am – 1 pm      Walk Start Time: 9am – 1pm

Kansas City, MO

Clay-Platte Trackers of Kansas City  –  Kansas City Trail of Heroes Walk

POC: Tom Alyea – .img@.img

The Trail of Heroes was built by the sweat of Kansas City Missouri police officers and volunteers to honor fallen members of the police department. The trail winds around the Shoal Creek Patrol and Police Academy campus and alongside a lake and a pond. 

The trail features benches that have been dedicated to specific fallen officers. The first portion of the trail is devoted to officers who have died in the line of duty. 

Registration Time: 10 am     Walk Start Time: 10:15 am

Lamar, MO – April 2nd

Dogwood Trailblazers Walking Club  –  Barton County – YRE

POC: Glen Conyers – .img@.img

Year Round Club Walk. Birthplace of Harry Truman. 

Registration Time: 1 pm     Walk Start Time: 1:30 pm

Maryland Heights, MO – April 2nd

Saint Louis Walkers  –  Creve Coeur Park

POC: DeAnne and Gordon Brown – .img@.img

We’re a small, friendly club made up of people who like to walk for fitness, fun, and friendship. We walk almost every Saturday morning in various locations throughout the St. Louis metropolitan area. 

 Our walk in Creve Coeur Park for National Walking Week on Saturday, April 2, is a favorite. It’s level, it goes around two lakes and through several wooded areas, it’s good for people-watching (skaters, bikers, kayakers, paddleboarders, sometimes parasailers, sometimes soccer players on the athletic fields, and always other walkers, many with leashed dogs). Deer and other wildlife are often seen. 

Registration Time: 9:15 am     Walk Start Time: 9:30 am

Papillion, NE – April 1st

Nebraska Wander Freunde Trailblazers – Prairie Queen – eRegister

POC: Sandy Spaulding – .img@.img

GROUP WALK – Prairie Queen Recreation Area, Southeast Parking Area – ~S. 128th and Lincoln Road, Papillion, NE 68046

Registration Time: 10 am      

Omaha, NE – April 2nd

Nebraska Wander Freunde Trailblazers – Bockfest – eRegister – Brochure

POC: Sandy Spaulding – .img@.img

3576 Farnam St., Omaha, NE 68131

Registration Time: 11 am – 1 pm     

Omaha, NE – April 3rd

Nebraska Wander Freunde Trailblazers – Chalco Hills – eRegistration

POC: Sandy Spaulding – .img@.img

GROUP WALK – Chalco Hills Recreation Area – Hwy 370 Access, Omaha, NE 68138

Registration Time: 2 pm   

Omaha, NE – April 5th

Nebraska Wander Freunde Trailblazers – Keystone Trail – eRegistration

POC: Sandy Spaulding – .img@.img

GROUP WALK – Roberts Park – Western Ave. entrance – 730 N 78th St., Omaha, NE 68114

Registration Time: 10 am   

Papillion, NE – April 6th

Nebraska Wander Freunde Trailblazers – Walnut Creek – eRegistration

POC: Sandy Spaulding – .img@.img

GROUP WALK – Walnut Creek Lake Picnic Shelter – S. 96th Street and Hwy 370, Papillion, NE 68046

Registration Time: 5 pm   

Las Vegas, NV – April 1st

Las Vegas High Rollers & Strollers  –  Downtown Summerlin

POC: Al Korejwo – .img@.img

Here’s your chance to sample a cross-section of our walks in the Las Vegas Valley in just one week. These walks are non-competitive and come with maps and walk directions for your enjoyment. You’ll experience small town atmosphere as well as the glitz of Downtown and the Las Vegas Strip. Bring friends and enjoy your walk! There year-round events and others are described in detail on our Club website lvhrs.org. 

Registration Time: 12 noon     Walk Start Time: 12:30 when tour bus arrives

Henderson, NV – April 2nd

Las Vegas High Rollers & Strollers  –  Green Valley Ranch

POC: Al Korejwo – .img@.img

Here’s your chance to sample a cross-section of our walks in the Las Vegas Valley in just one week. These walks are non-competitive and come with maps and walk directions for your enjoyment. You’ll experience small town atmosphere as well as the glitz of Downtown and the Las Vegas Strip. Bring friends and enjoy your walk! There year-round events and others are described in detail on our Club website lvhrs.org. 

Registration Time: 7:30 am     Walk Start Time: 8:00 am

Las Vegas, NV – April 3rd

Las Vegas High Rollers & Strollers  –  Sunset Park

POC: Al Korejwo – .img@.img

Here’s your chance to sample a cross-section of our walks in the Las Vegas Valley in just one week. These walks are non-competitive and come with maps and walk directions for your enjoyment. You’ll experience small town atmosphere as well as the glitz of Downtown and the Las Vegas Strip. Bring friends and enjoy your walk! There year-round events and others are described in detail on our Club website lvhrs.org. 

Registration Time: 7:30 am     Walk Start Time: 8:00 am

Las Vegas, NV – April 4th

Las Vegas High Rollers & Strollers  –  North Strip

POC: Al Korejwo – .img@.img

Here’s your chance to sample a cross-section of our walks in the Las Vegas Valley in just one week. These walks are non-competitive and come with maps and walk directions for your enjoyment. You’ll experience small town atmosphere as well as the glitz of Downtown and the Las Vegas Strip. Bring friends and enjoy your walk! There year-round events and others are described in detail on our Club website lvhrs.org. 

Registration Time: 7:30 am     Walk Start Time: 8:00 am

Las Vegas, NV – April 5th

Las Vegas High Rollers & Strollers  –  South Strip

POC: Al Korejwo – .img@.img

Here’s your chance to sample a cross-section of our walks in the Las Vegas Valley in just one week. These walks are non-competitive and come with maps and walk directions for your enjoyment. You’ll experience small town atmosphere as well as the glitz of Downtown and the Las Vegas Strip. Bring friends and enjoy your walk! There year-round events and others are described in detail on our Club website lvhrs.org. 

Registration Time: 7:30 am     Walk Start Time: 8:00 am

Las Vegas, NV – April 6th

Las Vegas High Rollers & Strollers  –  Downtown Las Vegas

POC: Al Korejwo – .img@.img

Here’s your chance to sample a cross-section of our walks in the Las Vegas Valley in just one week. These walks are non-competitive and come with maps and walk directions for your enjoyment. You’ll experience small town atmosphere as well as the glitz of Downtown and the Las Vegas Strip. Bring friends and enjoy your walk! There year-round events and others are described in detail on our Club website lvhrs.org. 

Registration Time: 7:30 am     Walk Start Time: 8:00 am

Boulder City, NV – April 7th

Las Vegas High Rollers & Strollers  –  Historic Boulder City

POC: Al Korejwo – .img@.img

Here’s your chance to sample a cross-section of our walks in the Las Vegas Valley in just one week. These walks are non-competitive and come with maps and walk directions for your enjoyment. You’ll experience small town atmosphere as well as the glitz of Downtown and the Las Vegas Strip. Bring friends and enjoy your walk! There year-round events and others are described in detail on our Club website lvhrs.org. 

Registration Time: 7:30 am     Walk Start Time: 8:00 am

Urbana, OH – April 2nd

Tecumseh Trailblazers  –  We’re not Fooling National Walking Week Walking in Urbana Ohio!

POC: Connie Bost – .img@.img

The Depot Coffee House, 644 Miami Street Urbana, OH 43078 – Start @ Porch under the roof close to the Simon Kenton Trail. Look for AVA Flag. DIRECTIONS – From Interstate I-70 (Springfield) Go on North – US-68 to Urbana, OH At the Monument in Urbana – roundabout Take – US-36 W, which is also Miami St. The Depot Coffee House is on the Right at 644 Miami St. We will be on the covered porch at the rear of the Building/Depot. Setting at tables close to the Train tracks Look for the AVA Flag.

Trail Description: 1A with some inclines. Trail should be suitable for strollers or wagons but difficult for wheelchairs. There will be some areas that will be on grassy areas or gravel. Please always watch your steps and walk with caution. Trail 1: is a 5K Loop walking on the Simon Kenton Trail to Downtown – Historical Urbana where you will see historical buildings and homes. Most of the Special Programs will be on this trail except the Airport. Trail 2: is a 10K which includes Trail 1 with a visit to the 911 Memorial-Freedom Grove, returning and ending on the Simon Kenton Trail. Trail 3: is a 5K Loop to the Airport on the Simon Kenton Trail to N. Main St. (Rt-68) CAUTION-while walking along N. Main St. (Rt-68). Please enjoy your journey. 

 

Registration Time: 9 am – 12 Noon    Walk Start Time: Finish by 3 pm

Sallisaw, OK – April 2nd

Tulsa Walking Club –  Sallisaw TRAD

POC: Joann Bergt – .img@.img

Multi-event weekend
Bandit Trails in Eastern Oklahoma
3 County Walks
Sequoyah, Le Flore and Haskell Counties
Come walk in the footsteps of Belle Starr, Pretty Boy Floyd and Poteau’s 1912 train robbers.

Registration Time: 9 – 11 am      Walk Start Time: 9 – 11 am 

Poteau, OK – April 2nd

Tulsa Walking Club –  Poteau TRAD

POC: Woody Woodard – .img@.img

Multi-event weekend
Bandit Trails in Eastern Oklahoma
3 County Walks
Sequoyah, Le Flore and Haskell Counties
Come walk in the footsteps of Belle Starr, Pretty Boy Floyd and Poteau’s 1912 train robbers.

Registration Time: 1 – 2 pm      Walk Start Time: 1 – 2 pm 

Stigler, OK – April 3rd

Tulsa Walking Club –  Stigler TRAD

POC: Ralph Axsom – .img@.img

Multi-event weekend
Bandit Trails in Eastern Oklahoma
3 County Walks
Sequoyah, Le Flore and Haskell Counties
Come walk in the footsteps of Belle Starr, Pretty Boy Floyd and Poteau’s 1912 train robbers.

Registration Time: 9 – 11 am      Walk Start Time: 9 – 11 am

Wilburton, OK – April 3rd

Wandergruppe Walking Club –  TRAD

POC: Anne Grenier – .img@.img

Weekend of April 2-3 there will be 4 walks in Southeast Oklahoma. 

Registration Time: 11 am  – 1 pm    Walk Start Time: 11 am – 1 pm

West Linn, OR – April 1st

Columbia River Volkssport Club –  Historic Willamette YRE (Y2041)

Willamette Coffee House2120 8th Ct West Linn, OR 97068

POC: Ed Hainline, President – .img@.img

Willamette was a mill town during WWII. The old part of town is on the Historic Register. The main street of town has become a trendy restaurant community. One of the town monuments is a large meteorite in Front of the Fire Station on Willamette Falls Blvd between 12th Ave and 13th Ave. The walk is mostly in neighborhoods and city parks.

Registration Time: 9:45 – 10 am      Walk Start Time: 10 am

Beaverton, OR – April 3rd

Cedar Milers – Webfoot Wanderings TGW (1403)

Willamette Falls Blvd between 12th Ave and 13th Ave. Tualatin Hills Athletic Center at 15707 SW Walker Rd, Beaverton, OR 97006 mostly in neighborhoods and city parks. 

POC: Dan Webster President – .img@.img

Wander from the athletic center to Commonwealth Lake to see the various web-footed ducks and geese enjoying the wetlands.

Registration Time: 9:30 – 10 am       Walk Start Time: 10 am

Wood Village, OR – April 5th

East County Windwalkers – Salish Ponds YRE (Y1489)

Wood Village Fred Meyer, 22855 NE Park Ln

POC: Jan Livesley – .img@.img

An exciting walk through three distinct areas:  the new Fairview Village, a planned community of beautiful homes, Fairview Park which includes several larger-than-life carved statues,

Registration Time: 9:30 – 10 am       Walk Start Time: 10 am 

Oregon City, OR – April 6th

Rose City Roamers  – Oregon City TGW (1176)

Pioneer Community Center at 615 5th St, Oregon City

POC: Dick Baker, President – .img@.img

GROUP WALK starting at 9:30 am. The walk will have two – 5 km loops. The first loop is rated 1A and will go by many historic homes and will go on the Promenade overlooking the downtown and Willamette River. The second loop is rated 2A and will go into the downtown area and along the Willamette River.

Registration Time: 9:10 – 9:25am       Walk Start Time: 9:30 am

Wilsonville, OR – April 7th

Valley Volks – Graham Oaks YRE (Y0755)

Graham Oaks Nature Center, 11825 SW Wilsonville Road, Wilsonville, Oregon 97070

POC: Ed Hainline – .img@.img

A tranquil walk through Graham Oaks Nature Park and the nice community of Villebois. No dogs are allowed on the unpaved trails in Graham Oaks Nature Park for the 10K route and the optional 5K route. There is an additional 5K Dog friendly option, on all the paved paths and sidewalks, Rated 1A. 

Registration Time: 9:30 – 10 am      Walk Start Time: 10 am

Dallas, OR – April 7th

Willamette Wanderers – Dallas YRE (Y1160)

Tater’s Café, 633 SE Jefferson St, Dallas, OR

POC: Julia Westerberg – .img@.img

Take a lovely walk on the Rickreall Creek Trail after walking through downtown and city parks.   Older and newer residential areas are also visited.  Dogs are welcomed.  A 10K route and 2 5K routes, rated 1A

Registration Time: 9:45-10:00 am      Walk start time:  10 am

Independence, OR – April 10th – Sunday Stroll

Willamette Wanderers – Independence YRE (1669)

Hi-School Pharmacy, 1357 Monmouth St., Independence, OR

POC: Julia Westerberg – .img@.img

Independence is a small town bordering the Willamette River with fantastic views of the river from its downtown on the National Register of Historic Places.  Inspiration Garden with its diverse gardens is not to be missed is also on the 6k/10k routes.  Enjoy a leisurely Sunday Stoll through this popular town.

Registration Time: 12:45-1 PM        Walk start time:  1 PM

Huntingdon Valley, PA – April 1st

Liberty Bell Wanderers  –  Pennypack Trail in Montgomery County

POC: Mary Carol Talaga – .img@.img

National Walking Week begins on Friday at the Pennypack Trail in Huntingdon  Valley – walk or bike to discover early spring wildflowers lining the tranquil Pennypack Creek; pets are welcome.  That afternoon, at our bi-monthly  membership meeting at one p.m. in nearby Willow Grove, we celebrate NWW with a cake.  Meeting site is Giant Food Stores 315 York Road Willow Grove PA 19090

Registration Time: 9:45 am     Walk Start Time: 10:00 am

Bethlehem, PA – April 2nd

Liberty Bell Wanderers  –  Bethlehem South YRE in Lehigh & Northampton Counties

POC: Mary Carol Talaga – .img@.img

Saturday brings us to Bethlehem South which features the 2000 foot long Hoover – Mason Trestle, now a public walkway on the former campus of Bethlehem Steel.  Walk the trestle to get up close and personal with the blast furnaces.  A bike option on the Delaware & Lehigh trail is available.

Registration Time: 9:45 am     Walk Start Time: 10:00 am

Doylestown, PA – April 4th

Liberty Bell Wanderers  –  Doylestown in Bucks County

POC: Mary Carol Talaga – .img@.img

On Monday we visit the Bucks County seat of Doylestown.  Where else can you find unique museums, a castle, a labyrinth, a library, nature path, Victorian homes, shopping and dining in one location? 

Registration Time: 9:45 am     Walk Start Time: 10:00 am

Philadelphia, PA – April 7th

Liberty Bell Wanderers  – Schuylkill Banks 

POC: Mary Carol Talaga – .img@.img

We end the week on Thursday in Philadelphia with our Schuylkill Banks year-round-event.    After passing through athletic fields at  the University of Pennsylvania campus we sample the Schuylkill River Bike Trail which offers spectacular views of the Philadelphia skyline as it wanders past the Fairmount Water Works and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.  This walk includes a stroll through the trendy Grey’s Ferry neighborhood.  

Registration Time: 9:45 am     Walk Start Time: 10:00 am

Greenville, SC – April 1st

The UpState PathFinders  –  240 Martin Memorial

POC: Robert McDaniel – .img@.img

The UpState PathFinders will be hosting 3-Traditional Walks and 1-YRE during #NationalWalkingWeek. We will start off our 240 Memorial Walk Friday afternoon and finish with a picnic in the park following the walk. We do ask for a pre-registration form for the McPherson Park walk. There will be a “No-Host” Meet and Greet – that evening around 6 PM April 1, 2022.  

April 2, 2022 there will be 2-Traditional Events with guided group walks offered as well: Hampton-Pinckney 5 & 10K
(9:00 am) and Pettigru 5 & 10K (1:00 pm). We will finish off our #NationalWalkWeek on April 6, 2022 with a guided group walk at the Clemson Botanical Gardens followed by a picnic in the gardens. Along with the events scheduled walks for #NationalWalkingWeek there are eleven other YREs within 30 minutes drive, three newly added walks for 2022
Historic Anderson, SC 5 & 10K, Pickens’ Doodle Trail, 5 & 10K, and Historic Simpsonville.

Registration Time: 11:00 am – 3 :00 pm     Walk Start Time: 11:00 am – 3 :00 pm

Greenville, SC – April 2nd

The UpState PathFinders  –  Hampton-Pinckney 5 & 10K

POC: Robert McDaniel – .img@.img

Registration Time: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm     Walk Start Time: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Greenville, SC – April 2nd

The UpState PathFinders  –  Pettigru 5 & 10K

POC: Robert McDaniel – .img@.img

Registration Time: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm     Walk Start Time: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Greenville, SC – April 6th

The UpState PathFinders  –  Clemson, Botanical Gardens 5 & 10K

POC: Robert McDaniel – .img@.img

Registration Time: 9:00 am     Walk Start Time: 9:30 am

San Antonio, TX – April 1st

Randolph Roadrunners  –  Friedrich Wilderness Park YRE

POC: Ellen Ott – .img@.img

Stamp and sign in at the start. 

Registration Time: 8 – 11 am     Walk Start Time: 8 – 11 am

Castroville, TX – April 2nd

San Antonio Pathfinders – Tour de Castroville

POC: Mike Schwencke – .img@.img

Saturday, April 2, 2022 at the Castroville Regional Park, 816 Alsace Street, Castroville. This week is in conjunction with the 11th Tour de Castroville, an annual family event. Walk through “The Little Alsace of Texas” founded in 1844 by Henri Casto. Registration for the volkssport walk is separate from the Tour de Castroville. Come to the Pathfinder’s start/finish table under the tent. Finish by 2:00 pm. 

Registration Time: 8 – 11:30 am       Walk Start Time: 8:20 am

Boerne, TX – April 3rd

Randolph Roadrunners – Cibolo Nature Center YRE

POC: Ellen Ott – .img@.img

The Cibolo Nature Center the sign in will be at the Comfort Inn.

Registration Time: 8 – 11 am     Walk Start Time: 8 – 11 am

San Antonio, TX – April 4th

Texas Trail Roundup  – Stone Oak YRE

POC: Susan A. Medlin – .img@.img

On Monday, April 4th, we feature the Stone Oak YRE, this walk winds through a quiet, upscale neighborhood with hip restaurants and trendy shops. Walks starts at the Drury Inn & Suites North, 801 North Loop 1604 between 281 and Stone Oak Pkwy.

Registration Time: 9 am – Noon       Walk Start Time: 9 am – Noon

Georgetown, TX – April 5th

Colorado River Walkers- YRE 1037

POC: Carol Obianwu – .img@.img

We will be walking our YRE 1307, which starts at the Visitor’s Center, 103 W. 7th St. and hope the famous red poppies will be in bloom along the route. 

Registration Time: 9:15am    Walk Start Time: 9:30am

San Antonio, TX – April 5th

San Antonio Pathfinders – Leon Creek Greenway/Mainland YRE (Mainland Trailhead)

POC: Mike Schwencke – .img@.img

Tuesday, April 5, 2023 at the Mainland Trailhead of the Leon Creek Greenway, 8238 Mainland Drive, San Antonio. Walk along the mostly flat section of the paved pathway shaded by large oak trees. The creek is home to a variety of birds and wildlife. 

Registration Time: 8:00am – 10:30am    Walk Start Time: 8:00am

San Antonio, TX – April 6th

Texas Trail Roundup  – Downtown Churches YRE

POC: Susan A. Medlin – .img@.img

On Wednesday, April 6th, we feature the Downtown Churches YRE. This walk explores downtown San Antonio and stops by most of the historic downtown churches. This walk has been unavailable since the Holiday Inn closed in March 2020, so please join us for this rare opportunity to walk a favorite YRE. Walk starts at the Residence Inn by Marriott at 628 S Santa Rosa Ave, San Antonio, TX 78204.

Registration Time: 9 am – Noon       Walk Start Time: 9 am – Noon

San Antonio, TX – April 7th

Randolph Roadrunners – Leon Creek Greenbelt YRE (Drury Inn @1604 and I-10)

POC: Ellen Ott – .img@.img

The start for the Leon Creek walk will be in the lobby of the Drury
Inn at 1604 and I-10.
 

Registration Time: 8 – 11 am     Walk Start Time: 8 – 11 am 

Pflugerville, TX – April 7th

Colorado River Walkers- YRE 0478

POC: Carol Obianwu – .img@.img

We will be walking our YRE 0478, starting from the Rec. Center, 400 Immanuel Rd. Pflugerville 78660. Start point will be manned from 9 – 11. 

Registration Time: 9:00am    Walk Start Time: 9:30am

Quantico, VA – April 1st

Wood ‘n Dale Wanderers Volksmarch Club  –  Walk Quantico During NWW

POC: Timothy Miner – .img@.img

There are 7 walks on 7 days throughout Prince William County, Virginia, including the new 30+ kilometer “Washington-Rochambeau Ramble” which covers the paths and colonial roads used used in the county in 1781 by the Continental Army under the command of George Washington and the Expédition Particulière under the command of Jean-Baptiste de Rochambeau during their 14-week march from Newport, Rhode Island, to Yorktown, Virginia. 4,000 French and 3,000 American soldiers began the march ending in the Battle of Yorktown which led to the end of the Revolutionary War and the freedom of the colonies.

 

Registration Time: 12 Noon – 12:30 pm   Walk Start Time: 12 Noon – 12:30 pm

Manassas, VA – April 2nd

Wood ‘n Dale Wanderers Volksmarch Club  –  Walk Historic Manassas During NWW

POC: Timothy Miner – .img@.img

There are 7 walks on 7 days throughout Prince William County, Virginia, including the new 30+ kilometer “Washington-Rochambeau Ramble” which covers the paths and colonial roads used used in the county in 1781 by the Continental Army under the command of George Washington and the Expédition Particulière under the command of Jean-Baptiste de Rochambeau during their 14-week march from Newport, Rhode Island, to Yorktown, Virginia. 4,000 French and 3,000 American soldiers began the march ending in the Battle of Yorktown which led to the end of the Revolutionary War and the freedom of the colonies.

 

Registration Time: 8 am – 12 Noon    Walk Start Time: 8 am – 12 Noon

Prince William County, VA – April 3rd

Wood ‘n Dale Wanderers Volksmarch Club  –  Washington-Rochambeau Ramble

POC: Timothy Miner – .img@.img

There are 7 walks on 7 days throughout Prince William County, Virginia, including the new 30+ kilometer “Washington-Rochambeau Ramble” which covers the paths and colonial roads used used in the county in 1781 by the Continental Army under the command of George Washington and the Expédition Particulière under the command of Jean-Baptiste de Rochambeau during their 14-week march from Newport, Rhode Island, to Yorktown, Virginia. 4,000 French and 3,000 American soldiers began the march ending in the Battle of Yorktown which led to the end of the Revolutionary War and the freedom of the colonies.

 

Registration Time: 8:30 – 9 am  Walk Start Time: 8:30 – 9 am

Montclair, VA – April 4th

Wood ‘n Dale Wanderers Volksmarch Club  –  Walk Montclair During NWW

POC: Timothy Miner – .img@.img

There are 7 walks on 7 days throughout Prince William County, Virginia, including the new 30+ kilometer “Washington-Rochambeau Ramble” which covers the paths and colonial roads used used in the county in 1781 by the Continental Army under the command of George Washington and the Expédition Particulière under the command of Jean-Baptiste de Rochambeau during their 14-week march from Newport, Rhode Island, to Yorktown, Virginia. 4,000 French and 3,000 American soldiers began the march ending in the Battle of Yorktown which led to the end of the Revolutionary War and the freedom of the colonies.

 

Registration Time: 8:30 – 9 am  Walk Start Time: 8:30 – 9 am

Woodbridge, VA – April 5th

Wood ‘n Dale Wanderers Volksmarch Club  –  Walk Leesylvania During NWW

POC: Timothy Miner – .img@.img

There are 7 walks on 7 days throughout Prince William County, Virginia, including the new 30+ kilometer “Washington-Rochambeau Ramble” which covers the paths and colonial roads used used in the county in 1781 by the Continental Army under the command of George Washington and the Expédition Particulière under the command of Jean-Baptiste de Rochambeau during their 14-week march from Newport, Rhode Island, to Yorktown, Virginia. 4,000 French and 3,000 American soldiers began the march ending in the Battle of Yorktown which led to the end of the Revolutionary War and the freedom of the colonies.

 

Registration Time: 8:30 – 9 am  Walk Start Time: 9 am

Triangle, VA – April 6th

Wood ‘n Dale Wanderers Volksmarch Club  –  Walk Prince William Forest Park During NWW

POC: Timothy Miner – .img@.img

There are 7 walks on 7 days throughout Prince William County, Virginia, including the new 30+ kilometer “Washington-Rochambeau Ramble” which covers the paths and colonial roads used used in the county in 1781 by the Continental Army under the command of George Washington and the Expédition Particulière under the command of Jean-Baptiste de Rochambeau during their 14-week march from Newport, Rhode Island, to Yorktown, Virginia. 4,000 French and 3,000 American soldiers began the march ending in the Battle of Yorktown which led to the end of the Revolutionary War and the freedom of the colonies.

 

Registration Time: 8:30 – 9 am  Walk Start Time: 9 am

Manassas, VA – April 7th

Wood ‘n Dale Wanderers Volksmarch Club  –  Walk Manassas Battlefield During National Walking DAY

POC: Timothy Miner – .img@.img

There are 7 walks on 7 days throughout Prince William County, Virginia, including the new 30+ kilometer “Washington-Rochambeau Ramble” which covers the paths and colonial roads used used in the county in 1781 by the Continental Army under the command of George Washington and the Expédition Particulière under the command of Jean-Baptiste de Rochambeau during their 14-week march from Newport, Rhode Island, to Yorktown, Virginia. 4,000 French and 3,000 American soldiers began the march ending in the Battle of Yorktown which led to the end of the Revolutionary War and the freedom of the colonies.

 

Registration Time: 8:30 – 9 am  Walk Start Time: 9 am

City of Sammamish, WA – April 1st

Interlaken Trailblazers Volkssport Club – Group Walk – Meetup

POC: Sandy Love – .img@.img

Join us to explore the City of Sammamish Parks and Trails. This is a new YR Walk Event. We will walk through several parks on the route. Trails are sidewalks, paved trails, soft trails and a little bit of side of the road.

We will be registering outside of Sammamish YMCA. 

Registration Time: 9:45 am      Walk Start Time: 10 am

Auburn, WA – April 2nd

Daffodil Valley Volkssport Association – Walk the Lakeland Hills Area of Auburn

POC: Chyrll Coscorrosa – .img@.img

Saturday, April 2 Come walk the Lakeland Hills area of Auburn. Our walk starts at Sunset Park. Enjoy the spring colors in this newer neighborhood and some of their parks. For more information, go to www.meetup.com/South-Sound-Walkers.

Registration Time: 9 am – Noon      Walk Start Time: 9 am – Noon

Vancouver, WA – April 2nd

Vancouver USA Volkssporters – Murals Walk TE (1375)

Columbian Parking Lot at 701 W 8th St, Vancouver, WA 98660

POC: Janet Traweek – .img@.img

Traditional event showing off the murals on building around the downtown supported by the city’s mural society.

Registration Time: 9 – 11 am      Walk Start Time: 9 – 11 am  

Sultan, WA – April 3rd

Interlaken Trailblazers Volkssport Club – Group Walk  Meetup

POC: Barb Byers – .img@.img

We are exploring Sultan on the new YR walk. Your walk will be on sidewalks, paved trails, soft trails. We will walk in several parks, through downtown and on newer trails. 

We will be meeting at Sportsman’s Park 30501 US-2, Sultan, WA 98294. The park is just before the bridge if you are driving east. 

Registration Time: 12:45 pm      Walk Start Time: 1 pm  

Battle Ground, WA – April 4th

Vancouver USA Volkssporters  – Battle Ground YRE (Y0398)

Safeway Store at 904 W Main St, Battle Ground WA  98001

POC: Tom Baltes, President – .img@.img

Stroll through a bucolic rural community with charming neighborhoods,  a Rotary park with an attractive Veteran’s Memorial and several inviting restaurants. 

Registration Time: 9:30 – 10 am       Walk Start Time: 10 am

Seattle, WA – April 7th

FS Family Wanderers  – Queen Anne/Top of the Hill

POC: Michelle Roberts – .img@.img

Every Thursday morning, usually at 10am, a group of our members and friends walk one of the many year-round or seasonal walks in the area.

On Thursday April 7, we invite others to come and enjoy one of our club’s walks. On the Queen Anne/Top of the Hill walk you will explore parks and quiet streets, stop at great viewpoints, pass shops and cafes, and visit a cemetery.

Registration Time: 9:45 – 10:15 am       Walk Start Time: 10 – 10:15 am

Madison, WI – April 2nd

Dairyland Walkers  –  University of Wisconsin Campus Walk 

POC: Mary B. Liebig – .img@.img

Join the Dairyland Walkers as we repeat our post 2021 National Convention walk featuring the UW Campus on Saturday, April 2 starting from the Concourse Hotel at 1 W Dayton St. The nearest public parking is across the street from the Concourse Hotel at the “State Street – Capitol” parking ramp. 

Walkers will register, pay a $3 participation fee, and those wishing to “stamp for credit” will do so inside the lobby of the Concourse Hotel at 9:45 a.m. Restrooms are available in the lobby. We hope to have all walkers on the trail by 10:15 a.m. Both 10k and 6k routes will be offered that showcase much of the UW Campus including Alumni Park, Bascom Hill and Camp Randall. The 10k walk includes a long stretch on the Lakeshore Path and Allen Centennial Gardens as well. 

For those wishing to have lunch following their walk, we may eat at the Plaza Tavern located at 319 North Henry St. They open at noon on Saturdays. 

 

Registration Time: 9:45 am     Walk Start Time: 10:15 am