VOLKSSPORTS

10 Km YEAR ROUND WALK

25 Km YEAR ROUND BIKE

January 1 -December 31, 2013

RANCHO CORDOVA, CALIFORNIA

Sponsored by:

The Placer Pacers, AVA 686/CA 46

Sanctioned Event 73630

Stamp Number PA13/0036

  

Start/Finish Location:  Starbucks Coffee,  12195 Tributary Point Dr, Rancho Cordova, CA 

Event Times:

Daily:    M-Sat: 5am-7pm; Sun: 6am-6pm  

Closed New Years Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas

  Bike and walk may be done during daylight hours only..

Procedure: Look for plastic file box marked "Placer Pacers". Fill out a start card and sign the log. Take a map and have a great walk or bike. When you return, stamp your books. Place start card and money in the start card envelope and place in locked box. PLEASE DO NOT INTERRUPT STAFF IF THEY ARE WAITING ON CUSTOMERS OR ASK THEM VOLKSSPORT QUESTIONS.

Water/Restrooms: Available along the route and at Starbucks.

Trail Ratings/Description: The bike is rated 2A, the route is over surfaced roads, and bike trails.  The route goes along the American River bike trail, around Lake Natoma. Dogs must be on leash, with cleanup.

The walk is rated 1A along surface roads and the American River bike trail.

Award: This is a credit only event.

 

Fees:               Credit only                                 $ 3.00

Bike or walk only                          Free

 

Please have exact change or a check. Checks should be made payable to Placer Pacers. IVV books will not be available. However, there will be free "insert cards". You will need one for each type of book that you have. This event will take place regardless of weather.   No refunds.

Point of Contact:                     Don Ratliff:  916-645-8280

                                                email:  dratliff@calwisp.com

 A Year-Round Event is map guided and may be done most days of the year (you need to check each specific event for any closed days). 

  Directions:   From Sacramento take US-50 eastbound to Hazel Ave.  Exit and take the first left turn onto Tributary Point (no sign). From Placerville take US 50 and exit at Hazel.  The exit goes straight into Tributary Point.  From Roseville area take Sierra College Blvd which becomes Hazel Ave in Sacramento County.  Turn right onto Tributary, just before the entrance onto US 50.

 

Disclaimer: Every responsible effort will be made by the sponsor to make this event safe and enjoyable. However, the sponsor cannot be held responsible for any lost or stolen articles, accidents, or injuries of any kind.

 

What is Volkssport? Volkssport literally means a sport of the people. Presently, there are four basic types of volkssports: walking, bicycling, swimming, and cross country skiing. These are noncompetitive events designed to appeal to participants of all ages.  It is not a contest of speed -each participates at his or her own pace.   The volkssport philosophy recognizes that everyone cannot and should not attempt to compete in timed events; but, everyone can and should participate in some lifetime program for exercise. Volkssports events are not laps (except swimming in a pool) around a track or block; but, instead, strive for scenic or historical trails. The events are open to everyone.

 

Every person who completes the course is a winner and is eligible to receive that recognition designed for the event. This may be a patch, a medal etc. It may be for CREDIT ONLY, which means the event is used for an individual's IVV event and distance award. However, anyone may participate FREE.

 

 

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