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February 2003 Walk

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SPONSOR Houston Happy Hikers (TX-6, AVA-15)
WHERE Phoenix Bakery, Galveston, TX
WHEN Saturday & Sunday, February 8 & 9, 2003
WHAT 5K & 10K walks EVENT # SW03-023


From the Strand to the Seawall, explore Galveston when the crowds are less,  the weather cool, and the seafood plentiful.  Take time to relax, away from the daily "rush-rush" existence.  If you are up to it, walk one or more of the three YREs available, ride the ferry and look for dolphins, take a tour of the bay.  Take a mini-vacation for the weekend as you walk with us and enjoy what Galveston has to offer!
SANCTIONED By the American Volkssport Association (AVA), a member of the International Federation of Popular Sports (IVV).  Participants in this event may receive credit toward IVV awards.
LOCATION Phoenix Bakery.  On 23d Street, between Strand and Mechanic (right side, going north from Broadway, toward The Strand.)  2228 Mechanic St.  (409) 763-4611
DIRECTIONS From Houston, take I-45 (Gulf Freeway) south to Galveston.  I-45 becomes Broadway.  Broadway to 23rd. Turn left on 23rd (north) to Phoenix Bakery, on the right (east), just after crossing Mechanic Street.
START/FINISH TIMES Start anytime between 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.  Finish by 4:00 PM.
DISTANCE 10 km walk with 2nd time on same Start Card permitted.  A 5 km trail is available for those who desire a shorter distance.
AWARD This is a B Medal event.  A supply of awards from previous events will be available.  A limited number of magnets, shown above, will available for purchase.
TRAIL DESCRIPTION Trail is rated 1, along city streets. Possible for wheel chairs or strollers; however, some difficulty may be encountered from high curbs. Leashed pets are welcome.
REFRESHMENTS Water will be available at the Start / Finish and at the checkpoints.
REGISTRATION/FEES No pre registration.  B award and IVV credit is $4.00.  IVV credit only is $3.00.  IVV record books will be available for $5.00.  Everyone is welcome.  Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.   You may walk for free; however, donations are appreciated, to help defray the cost of hosting the event.  Event takes place rain or shine.  NO REFUNDS for failure to participate.
DISCLAIMER Neither the Houston Happy Hikers nor Phoenix Bakery are liable for accidents, theft and /or damage.  Every effort will be made to make this a safe and enjoyable event.


Charles Christal

(281)498-1365,  email:  hhhpresident@houstonhappyhikers.org

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