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Walk 360 on National Take a Hike Day! (Boulder)

November 17, 2018 @ 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

TYPE: Long Distance | PACE: Fitness/Conversational | TERRAIN: Sidewalks, dirt trails, paved multi-use paths | DISTANCE: Approx. 26 miles total – segments vary from 5 to 6.5 miles

Choose your own adventure on the Boulder Walk 360 Slow Marathon route for National Take a Hike Day!

Join this 26-mile urban hike at any of four starting places throughout the day:
* Four Mile Creek Trailhead (Lee Hill Trail Head Lot) at 7:00 a.m.
* Chautauqua Dining Hall at 9:00 a.m.
* Lucky’s Market at Table Mesa Shopping Center at 12:00 p.m.
* Baby Goat Coffee Shop (55th and Pearl Pkwy) at 2:45 p.m.

We’ll traverse every kind of walking surface in the city, explore diverse neighborhoods and enjoy parks and open spaces along Boulder’s urban edges.

The Walk 360 gives Boulder walkers a whole new perspective on the city, demonstrating walkable connections among destinations and safe ways to get around Boulder’s busiest streets by foot. We’ll have plenty of places to stop for breaks and water along the way, and we’ll take a lunch break at the Table Mesa Shopping Center.

Registration is required and is free. Everyone who completes the route will receive a Walk 360 sticker AND a keychain medallion. Challenge yourself to this one-of-a-kind adventure, or fill in a segment you haven’t completed to get your medallion!

Schedule and Planning: We’ll meet at Four Mile Creek Trailhead at 7:00 a.m. and finish the full loop by about 5:00 p.m.

Walking Movement Leader: Darcy Kitching is the Walk2Connect Boulder program manager and an avid long-distance walker. See her recent Ignite Boulder talk, “What I’ve Learned by Walking 26 Miles Around Boulder 6 Times.”

Trip Notes:

~ This is a choose-your-own-adventure experience. You can walk the entire 26 miles, or just a segment. Please choose where you will meet us and contact Darcy with any questions: [email protected]
~ This time, we may encounter snow and/or ice. Dress for the weather and ask Darcy for notes on what to bring as the event approaches.
~ We will be taking plenty of breaks and there will be a few restroom opportunities along the way.
~ Dogs are allowed, on short, non-retractable leashes (for the safety of other walkers). Please be mindful of how far your dog can walk comfortably.

Welcome Waiver: If you have not joined one of our walks yet this year, please take a moment to sign our online Welcome Waiver, available here: http://walk2connect.com/welcomewaiver/. All participants must sign the waiver prior to this event.

RSVP: You can register for this walk by emailing Darcy at [email protected] Registration is required for this event!

Get Involved!
1. Sign-up for Walk2Connect emails here
2. Keep checking our main event calendar here
3. Follow us on Facebook here or here
4. Become a [email protected] Champion here
5. Learn more about leading walks in your area by becoming a Walking Movement Leader here

Connect with our social media community ~ @Walk2Connect | #Lifeat3MPH

Details

Date:
November 17, 2018
Time:
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Darcy Varney Kitching
Phone:
303-250-2436

Venue

Four Mile Creek Trailhead
Lee Hill Drive
Boulder, CO 80304 United States
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Get Involved!
1. Sign-up for weekly Walk2Connect emails here
2. Keep checking our main event calendar here
3. Follow us on Facebook here
4. Become a [email protected] Champion here
5. Learn more about leading walks in your area by becoming a Walking Movement Leader here

Connect with our social media community ~ @Walk2Connect | #Lifeat3MPH