INTERNATIONAL

VOLKSWALK

YEAR ROUND EVENT

1 January - 31 December 2016

ROSEVILLE, CALIFORNIA

10 KILOMETERS (6.2 MILES)

Sculpture Walk 

 

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Sponsored by:

The PLACER PACERS, AVA 686/CA 46

Sanctioned Event PA16/YR1266

Volkswalk: A volkswalk is a walk along a pre-determined route. It is one of the best aerobic exercises. It is non-competitive and an excellent recreational and educational experience for the entire family to see geographic and historical attractions. So bring the family, wander over the route, enjoy the scenery and fresh air. Its A Whole Different Kind of Walk.

Special Programs: bridges, cities in song, honoring our flag, city park, you'll never walk alone

Location: This walk is on paved bike trails, wooded areas, and along a year around stream, that has salmon running during the sponning season.  It visits the Cosmos sculture that you can see from Interstate 80.

Facilities and Activities: Restrooms are available at the walk start.  We also sponsor other year round events in Weimar and Auburn. Plan a visit to historic Auburn, the Marshall Gold Discovery State Park at Coloma, or our state capitol, Sacramento.

Sponsor: The Placer Pacers, a non-profit social welfare organization dedicated to a program of public information and education to engender interest in scheduled programs of family oriented, participatory lifetime sports.

Sanction: The event is sanctioned and approved by the American Volkssport Association (AVA) of the International Federation of Popular Sports (IVV).

Start/Finish Location: Fleet Feet Sports, T.J. Maxx Shopping Center, 1850 Douglas Blvd., Roseville, California.  For this walk you will drive 1.7 miles to the beginning after signing the log.

Hours of Operation: Mon-Fri 10AM-8PM.   Saturday 10am-6pm. Sunday 11AM-5PM.  Closed major holidays. Walk can only be done during daylight hours.

Distance:  5 Kilometers (3.1) miles and 10 Kilometers (6.2) miles.

Rating:  The walk is on paved bicycle trail (1A) with no major hills.

Eligibility: The event is open to everyone. All ages are welcome, however, children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

More Info:

IFor additional information contact Judy Stroud (916) 204-6419, e-mail:theplacerpacers@yahoo.com

DIRECTIONS: From Sacramento go east on I-80. Turn east on Douglas Blvd. Follow Douglas Blvd to to T.J. Maxx Shopping Center and 1850 Douglas on the right.

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