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Des Moines Outdoor Expo Walk
The walk will take you around the Outdoor Expo area, Waterworks Park and the Great Western Trail. 5K and 10K walks options will be available. The Expo has many free activities for you to enjoy. Club members will be at the expo booth (both days of the Expo 09/22 and 09/23) to help you with registration. You will be provided with written instructions for the walk and you will Walk at your own pace. The Expo is open until 6 pm and walk credit is available if you finish by 4. The Expo is hosted by Polk County.

Water Works Park

2201 George Flagg Parkway · Des Moines

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The Greater Des Moines Volkssport Association is a walking club of about 150 members. Organized in 1985 as a member of the American Volkssport Association to promote physical fitness through non-competitive sporting events. Club members meet monthly for a business meeting, program, food and fellowship. Weekend walks, seasonal walks, year-round events, swims, and guided bikes are listed here. Also, every Wednesday evening a group walks for an hour from a predetermined starting point. Our monthly newsletter keeps members informed on these events and other events throughout the Midwest. A canine walking program is available. The Greater Des Moines Volkssport Association is a registered 501c. non-profit corporation and member club of the American Volkssporting Association (AVA) - with about 250 clubs, 1,800+ trails and thousands of participants in all 50 states. So whether you want to walk locally, around the state, across the country or around the world there will be a walk for you!

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