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CVC Year Round Event - Lacey Southeast Bike

Chehalis Western Trail
at 21st Street SE Entrance
Chehalis Western Trail
near 45th Street SE

Event: Lacey Southeast Bike

ESVA Challenges: 39 Counties Second Edition - Thurston County

AVA Special Programs: Volcanoes

AVA Sanction#/Distance/Rating: 106980 2017/Y1931 - 25K, 46K, 69K, 89K - Rated 1A

Description: The historic Weyerhaeuser-owned Chehalis Western Railroad, which operated from 1926 through the mid-1980's, has now become the Chehalis Western Trail. The trail runs north-south through the heart of Thurston County and links up with the County-owned 14.5-mile Yelm to Tenino Trail. It passes through a variety of ecosystems and environments in both the urban and rural areas of the County. It provides access to over 170-acres of park land including nearly two miles of frontage along the Deschutes River, and features access to the Puget Sound, Chambers Lake, wetlands, forests, farmland, creeks, prairies, and other habitats. Bike ride is south on the Chehalis Western Trail and back. 25K goes to 103rd Ave. 46K goes to Rainier. 69K goes to Yelm OR Tenino. 89K goes to Yelm AND Tenino.

Start/End Location: NEW START POINT. Start at Thrive Fitness Center - 5401 Corporate Center Loop SE, Lacey.

Driving Directions: From I-5 Northbound: Exit 108. Follow College Street signs. Turn right onto College Street southbound. Drive approximately 4.5 miles south on College Street. Just past the roundabout at 45th St. SE, turn RIGHT onto Corporate Center Loop, then turn LEFT at the first cross street and RIGHT into the parking lot for Thrive Fitness.

From I-5 Southbound: Exit 109. Follow College Street signs. Turn RIGHT onto Martin Way, then LEFT onto College Street southbound. Drive approximately 4.5 miles south on College Street. Just past the roundabout at 45th St. SE, turn RIGHT onto Corporate Center Loop, then turn LEFT at the first cross street and RIGHT into the parking lot for Thrive Fitness.

Start/Finish Times: 1/2/2015 - 12/31/2015 - 7:00 AM to 9 PM.

Accessability/Amenities: Not possible for strollers or wheelchairs. Pets are allowed. Restrooms are at the start point and in various locations en route.

Point of Contact: Bob Morrison at 360-923-5381 or via e-mail to morrisonr@comcast.net

Starting Point: Thrive Fitness, at 5401 Corporate Center Loop SE, Lacey
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