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Every Monday morning at 9:15 am we'll walk down the Puyallup Riverwalk as far as you want and return. Come early so that you will be ready to walk at 9:15 am. This is a volkssport event but we will only be walking a 6K or an 8K part of the route. Everyone is welcome to walk at their own pace. You're sure to find someone to walk with, whether you walk fast or slow or in between. We'll alternate directions to walk each week. See the feral cats along the west part of the trail, spot carved bears up some trees, enjoy the Puyallup River, and the great tree carving at Veterans Park. Please park along the street as much as possible. We'll meet in the restaurant back parking lot. Restrooms inside. Come prepared for the weather and walking. This walk is sponsored by the Riverwalk Committee of the Foothills Trail Coalition and Daffodil Valley Volkssport Assn. Everyone must register before the walk. You can walk for free or for IVV Credit ($3). Donations to help pay for meetup charges and walk box information are always appreciated.
Walk 10k (6.2 miles) (and a shorter distance is often available) every Monday from the Bayview Thriftway (get a parking pass at registration). The walk leader varies the route from week to week. The route varies and the difficulty varies from 1A (paved surfaces and flat) to 3B (moderately rough trails with steep hills).There are many regular walkers who don't use MeetUp, so expect between seven and 15 people despite few Meetup RSVPs. This walk is hosted by the Capitol Volkssport Club. Everyone is welcome, but everyone must sign the waiver to participate. No fee is required to walk, however for those seeking Volkssport credit, IVV/AVA credit is available at the customary fee. We would be happy to explain to you what that means. Walkers should expect to walk the 6.2 miles in about 2 hours. Pets are welcome (just not in Thriftway), but this walk is not suitable for strollers or wheelchairs.
We walk through the neighborhoods leading to the trail, cross the bridge over the river and walk on the other side of the Green River along Flagler Road before crossing over again and back to Safeway. Pets are welcome with owners' cleanup, but not in buildings. Restrooms at Safeway, not along the trail. We leave on the walk promptly at 10:00 am, so be at Safeway by 9:45 to register and be ready to walk. This is AVA volksmarch YR972 and rated a 1A for flat, even walking. We'll go somewhere for lunch afterwards, if you want. Everyone must register before the walk. You can walk for free or for IVV Credit ($3). Donations to help pay for meetup costs and walk box information are always welcome.
Join us for a walk outside on the day after Thanksgiving. Rain or shine, let's walk off some of that turkey and dressing. This will be an out-and-back walk on the paved Sumner Link Trail. Rated 1A for flat, even walking surfaces. Be sure to come a little early to register and be ready to start walking at 10:00 AM.