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Join us for the 2018 Connection Challenge!
TYPE: W&T | PACE: Conversational (2-3 mph) |TERRAIN: Lots of sidewalk, small hills, dirt/pebble trail | DIFFICULTY: Moderate| DISTANCE: Approx. 6 miles
Walk Description: In partnership with the Northeast Transportation Connections, we will walk from Montbello’s Central Park to Stapleton’s Central Park (Stapleton Transit Center) for a one-way amble from neighborhood to neighborhood. Leaving Montebello’s biggest park, walking along redeveloped Peoria, and dropping on to the Sand Creek Greenway, we’ll connect with each other on this Tax Day. We’ll picnic in Stapleton’s Central Park then grab bus 42 to get us back to Montbello. Be sure to have exact bus fare ($2.40 one way for adults, discount price for seniors.)
Walking Movement Leaders: Pam Jiner, GirlTrek leader and Chris Englert, Walk2Connect Member-Owner, will lead this walk through their neighborhoods.
We walk in all weather, but we don’t go in ice. You are welcome to text or call Chris (303-507-7280) to confirm the walk is going.
Meeting Location, Parking, and Planning: We will meet at 8:45 at the NW Corner of Montbello’s Central Park and leave no later than 9:05. The address of the house closest to the park is 14055 Andrews Blvd., 80239 for those of you using GPS to get there. Do not park in the house’s driveway, rather park along the street. We will then walk the +5 miles to Stapleton’s Central Park, enjoy a picnic, and then walk a bit further to the Stapleton Transit Center to catch bus 42 back to Montbello.
Suggested Readings: Take a look at www.netransportation.org to see what transportation initiatives are happening in NE Denver/NW Aurora.
-You should have at least 2 liters of water with you.
-We will take breaks along the way as we find shade or welcoming spots.
-Although the trip leader will bring snacks, please be sure you are packing what you need to be comfortable, quenched, and fed.
-Bring a lunch.
-Wear comfortable shoes and clothing, and you may also want to include appropriate outerwear, hats, and gloves to accommodate for the weather.
-Sorry, no dogs on this walk.
-Cancellation Policy: We only cancel in extreme weather conditions on our path, such as ice, hail, or lightening. Check Meetup or text the walk leader for the most up-to-date conditions.
Welcome Waiver: Please fill out the online “Welcome Waiver” or download, print, sign, and turn in a hard copy if this will be your first Walk2Connect walking experience in 2017.
RSVP: Please use the RSVP feature below or email/call Chris directly. 303 507 7280 on twitter at @eatwalklearn or firstname.lastname@example.org. This is also posted on Mile High Meetup. You do not need to sign up there. RSVPing here is perfect.