Houston Happy Hikers (TX-6, AVA-15)
Phoenix Bakery, Galveston, TX
Saturday & Sunday, February 8 & 9, 2003
||5K & 10K walks
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!
the American Volkssport Association (AVA), a member of the International Federation of
Popular Sports (IVV). Participants in this event may receive credit toward IVV
On 23d Street, between Strand and Mechanic (right side, going north from
Broadway, toward The Strand.) 2228 Mechanic St. (409)
Houston, take I-45 (Gulf Freeway) south to Galveston. I-45 becomes Broadway.
to 23rd. Turn left on 23rd (north) to Phoenix Bakery, on the right (east), just
after crossing Mechanic Street.
||Start anytime between
AM to 1:00 PM. Finish by 4:00 PM.
|| 10 km walk with 2nd time on same Start Card permitted.
A 5 km trail is available for those who desire a shorter distance.
||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.
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.
will be available at the Start / Finish and at the checkpoints.
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
failure to participate.
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.
hits since 11/25/02
This page was last updated on 11/24/02.