Capitol Volkssport Club
Olympia, WA

CVC Special Event

CVC Capitol Holiday Walk - Saturday, December 9, 2017

Capitol Lake and the State Capitol
Downtown Murals
The Kiss at Percival Landing
Olympia Waterfront and The Olympics

Event: CVC Capitol Holiday Walk.

Sponsors and Dates: The Capitol Volkssport Club and the Double Tree by Hilton Hotels invites everyone to join them at the United Churches at the corner of Capitol Way and 11th Avenue SE on Saturday, December 9, 2017.

Cost: IVV Credit only is $3.00. Free walkers are welcome, but all walkers must register, and carry and return a Start Card. There is no need to pre-register.

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If you start really early, like right at 2:00 PM, you may
well see the things shown above. Otherwise, you are a lot more
likely to see the things shown below.

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South Capitol Neighborhood
Capitol Way House
The Dome
State Capitol Museum

AVA Sanction#/Distances: 107851. Walkers may chose either a 5K (3.1 miles) or 10K (6.2 miles) walk; both walks are rated 1A.

AVA Challenges: Alternative Capitals, Boardwalks, Bridges - Spanning the USA, Honoring Our Flag, Ice Cream Parlors, Lakes and Reservoirs, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, National Register of Historic Places, Take a Walk In a City Park, Walk the USA - Street by Street, Walking America's Ports of Call.

ESVA Challenges: Thurston County, Womb to Tomb, Restaurants: Asian, American, European.

Starting Point: Start at the white United Churches building at the NE corner of Capitol Way and 11th Avenue SE in Olympia on Saturday, December 9, 2017.

Sylvester Park
Fourth Avenue Shop
Very Tall People Beware!
Way Too Much Cool Stuff

Description: Walk through the historic South Capitol Neighborhood, across the Capitol Campus, along the waterfront, and through downtown Olympia beneath lighted street trees.

Driving Directions:

From I-5 Northbound: Take Exit 105, then follow signs to State Capitol Campus.

From I-5 Southbound: Take Exit 105A (State Capitol Campus), then follow signs to State Capitol Campus.

In both cases, continue straight ahead through the roundabout, then enter the tunnel. After exiting the tunnel, turn right onto Capitol Way, then turn right onto 11th Avenue SE. The start point is on your left, in the white United Churches building at the NE corner of Capitol Way and 11th Avenue SE. The church is a white New England-style building with a tall white steeple. Parking is available in above-ground spaces not marked for agency use only in the Natural Resources Building parking lot across the street or along local streets; the church has asked us not to park in their parking lot this year.

Start/Finish Times: Walkers may begin walking anytime between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. and must be finished by 8 p.m.

Magical Falling Lights
Everything You Ever Wanted?
Fourth and Capitol Way

Facilities/Pets: Restrooms and water will be available at the start and finish and at the checkpoint. Coffee and cookies will be available at the checkpoint. Pets are permitted but NOT in buildings. Owners must observe leash and clean up laws.

Accessibility: The walk is not suitable for strollers or wheelchairs, as there are some stairs. A flashlight is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED for all walkers, as it will be dark shortly after 5 PM and sidewalks can be uneven. If the weather is cold, dress warmly and bring extra clothes.

Further information: Phone Bonnie Tucker at 360-491-4767.

Starting Point: The United Churches, NE corner 11th Avenue SE and Capitol Way (110 - 11th Avenue SE), Olympia

Come Walk With Us!