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Congratulations to all of you who have been training for the final two spring training events–they are right around the corner!
Please check this blog at the end of the month for photos and highlights from this spring’s training program!
Good luck to all trainees at the Lake Union Loop and the Walk of Champions!
Sign up now for these spring trips! You can do so by calling or visiting any community center, or by using our SPARC registration system and searching by barcode: https://class.seattle.gov/parks/Start/Start.asp
Kirkland Watershed Park $12
Explore this lovely deciduous forest, a haven in the city! Up to 4 miles of trails. Level to moderately-steep; natural surface. Northbound pick-up.
130274 Mon, 4/6 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Bullitt Chimney Trail $12
This uphill, forested hike leads to the remains of the Bullitt family homestead. 4 miles round-trip; 1000’ elevation gain. Gradual incline, then steep for last ½ mile. Southbound pick-up.
130275 Mon, 5/4 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Grand Ridge Park $12
Enjoy this ‘little bit of the backcountry’ in the Issaquah Highlands! Tree and fern-lined natural surface trails. 5 miles round-trip; 300’ elevation gain. Southbound pick-up.
130276 Mon,6/1 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Ready to achieve new goals, while meeting new friends and exploring the city? Each year, Sound Steps offers a FREE training program to prepare adults age 50+ to complete a 5K, 10K or Half Marathon Walk Event. Saturday morning group training walks start 2/7 in north and south Seattle and gradually increase in distance from February through June. See the Training Program page for more information, and join us for an information session in north or south Seattle:
Learn more about the program including stories from those who have succeeded in the past. Gain tips for training, choosing good shoes, and more. Receive your training calendar and coupons for shoe discounts. New this year: Bring-A-Friend-Challenge! We’re trying to spread the word to others who might be interested, and you can help! The person who brings the most friends who have never done the training program before will win a coupon for a FREE pair of shoes! RSVP to: (206) 684-4664, email@example.com.
- North Seattle – Wednesday, 1/28, 2 – 4 p.m., Greenwood Senior Center, 525 N 85th St.
- South Seattle – Saturday, 1/31, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Jefferson Community Center, 3801 Beacon Ave S
Weekly Walking Groups
Ballard Sound Steps Free
3 miles, flat, paved Burke Gilman Trail. Moderate pace.
126081 Mon 9:30 – 10:30 am Fred Meyer east entrance
915 NW 45th St
Carkeek Park Hike Free
3 miles, some hills, natural surface forest trails with views
of Puget Sound. Moderate pace.
126084 Wed 10 – 11:30 am Eddie McAbee entrance
NW 100th Pl & 6th Ave NW
Senior Zoo Walkers $15/13 wks
Woodland Park Zoo, Group Health, and Seattle Parks
invite you to join Senior Zoo Walkers, promoting fitness
and socializing in a beautiful setting. Fitness Leader Warmup
at 9:15 am. Sign up online: http://www.zoo.org/
T/Th 9:15 – 11 am Woodland Park Zoo
South Gate 50th & Fremont
Green Lake Loopers Free
Walk the 3 mile loop at a gentle or moderate pace.
Monthly group; hosted by the Wallingford Community
Senior Center. Meet in front of Green Lake Church, 6350
E Green Lake Way N (cross street is Meridian Av N).
RSVP to WCSC: 206-461-7825.
126088 Fri 1:30 pm Green Lake
Lincoln Park Sound Steps Free
3 miles, some hills, natural and paved surface trails along
Puget Sound. Moderate pace. Meet at the south end of the
north parking lot.
126090 Mon 10 – 11:15 am Lincoln Park
Rainier Beach Indoor Walk Free
Walk laps inside the gym at your own pace, with music.
126097 Tue 10 – 11 am Rainier Beach CC
126098 Wed 10 – 11 am Rainier Beach CC
Seward Park Sound Steps Free
2.5 miles, flat, paved trail along Lake Washington. Gentle pace.
126099 Tue 10:15 – 11:15 am Seward Park
Southcenter Mall Walk Free
Enjoy walking at your own pace in a flat, indoor space, with time for
coffee at the end! Call to reserve van transportation from Jefferson
CC by the Wednesday before.
Fri 8:40 – 11 am Jefferson CC