The Falcon Wanderers Volksmarch Club offers you a 5 kilometer (3.1 miles) or 10 kilometer (6.2 miles) Volksmarch (non-competitive walking) event on Saturday, August 18th. The start/finish location for the walk is the Hillside Community Center, 925 South Institute in Colorado Springs.
You may start this event any time between 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon. You have until 3:00 p.m. to finish the walk. This event is free and open to the public.
The majority of this walk takes place on Shooks Run Trail. Excellent views of Pikes Peak and an older residential area of Colorado Springs will be experienced. The trail is relatively flat and is rated 2B. Jogging or large-wheeled strollers will be able to complete this event. Regular strollers and wheelchairs are not recommended. The route will cross several major streets where extreme caution will be necessary. Sunscreen, sunglasses, and hats are highly recommended. Restrooms are available along the Shooks Run Trail. Leashed pets are welcome on the trail. Pet owners are responsible for picking up after their pets. Please, no pets inside the Community Center.
For more information call Carol Kinate (719) 648-9015, Karen Pinell (719) 499-8160 or Julie Jons (719) 550-9643.