The weather outlook is good for the MLK weekend, so lace up your walking shoes for two walks exploring towns west and south of Portland.
On Saturday, 1/18/2014 enjoy the Hillsboro Loops and Soup Walk. You can choose a 3 mile (5K) or 6 mile (10K) walk. The walks stroll through historic downtown Hillsboro, Oregon and through neighborhoods and community parks. At the end, enjoy a complimentary bowl of hot soup. The walk is free, with optional volkssport credit for $3. Donations are appreciated.
Start Times: regiser and start at any time from 10am - 1pm.
Location: Summa Realty Conference Room, Hillsboro, OR
Start Point / Driving Directions: 231 E Main St, Hillsboro, OR 97123. Hwy 26 West, Exit 62A (Cornelius Pass Rd). Cornelius Pass Rd to NW Cornell Rd. Right on NW Cornell Rd. Right on E Main St. By MAX, start is 2 1/2 blocks east from last westbound stop (Hatfield Govt Ctr MAX station)
Host Club: Cedar Milers
E-Mail Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday, January 19, 2014, 10:00 a.m. join in a group walk in Wilsonville, Oregon that includes the Graham Oaks Nature Park. The walk is free, with optional volkssport credit for $3.
Please arrive early enough to sign in so the walk can begin at 10:00. This is primarily a group walk, but all are welcome: fast walkers, slow walkers, and new walkers. The 10K usually moves at a brisk pace, while the 5K group is more leisurely. If you want to do the 10K and have doubts about your ability to keep up, please check with one of the leaders.
Leaders: 10K: Dick Baker <email@example.com>
Start: Lamb's Market, 8255 SW Wilsonville, Wilsonville, OR
Directions: I-5 N or S: Take Wilsonville Exit 283. Turn E (from N turn left, from S turn right) on Wilsonville, turn left on Rebekah to parking lot. REMOTE START: Turn right (W) on Wilsonville; travel about 2 miles. Graham Oaks Nature Park on right.
Club web site: www.sherwoodmerrywalkers.org
Weekend Walking web site: http://home.comcast.net/~titone7604/weekend/weekend.htm