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Ruston (Tacoma) Traditional Volkswalk 5K/10K (Rated 2B)

Enjoy 5K/10K walks Rated 2B 

This is a traditional volkswalk.  You may start anytime between 9:00am and 1:00pm.  Finish by 4:00pm.

Trail: Walk on sidewalks and road shoulders to a new Pt Ruston area.  Enjoy walking on the "Waterwalk" to a portion of Pt Defiance Park along Tacoma's waterfront, and through residential neighborhoods. There is a fairly steep downgrade at the start of the route and a slow upgrade returning to the start.  

This walk is entitled the Robert Hren Memorial Walk.  Robert was instrumental in starting Volkssport in Washington State.

ESVA Meeting at 1:00 

Miscellaneous: All participants must register at the start. The cost is $3 if you stamp your volkssport books. Donations to support Volkssport are always appreciated. Dogs are welcome, not in buildings and local scoop laws applies.  Not appropriate for strollers or wheelchairs due to hills.

Driving Directions:

Ruston VFW Hall   4741 N Baltimore St  Tacoma, WA

I-5  Exit #132 (Bremerton/Gig Harbor/SR16)  Take Exit #3 (Pt Defiance/Ruston/SR163).  Get in center lane before end of off ramp. Continue through the first light (6th Av).  Move to RIGHT lane.  Road curves left. At next light (Pearl St).  Turn RIGHT.  RIGHT on N 46th St. LEFT on Baltimore St to VFW on block on RIGHT. 


Info:  Chuck Repik     [masked]

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  • Diane H.

    Is that right, 300 went? wow Well it was a beautiful day! I especially like discovering the path that lead off Schuster into the Pt.

    March 22, 2014

  • Bonnie T.

    Beautiful walk on a lovely day.

    March 22, 2014

  • Tammie

    I enjoyed the walk, I did 11K (that's what they marked in my book)!!! I am so excited because this was all new to me. The volunteers were great. Even though I didn't get a chance to meet anyone from the group I still had a great time. I am glad I found this group and I hope to link up with some of you in future walks!!!

    1 · March 22, 2014

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