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A New Year, A New Fitness Challenge!

12 January 2015

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:

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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, sound.steps@seattle.gov.

  • 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

MERRY CHRISTMAS SOUND STEPPERS!

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Weekly Walking Groups

3 December 2014

Weekly Walking Groups

North

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/
seniorzoowalkers.
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

South

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

SOUND STEPS HIKES WINTER 2015

19 November 2014

Enjoy the great outdoors! Beginners welcome—you can walk as far as feels comfortable. South pick-up at 9 a.m.
from Jefferson Community Center. North pick-up at 8:15 am (southbound) or 9:30 am (northbound) from 8061 Densmore
Ave N. Bring a lunch. Register online, at your local community center, or by contacting Sound Steps coordinator. Our hike
costs are partially subsidized by our annual Walk N Roll fundraiser.

LEWIS CREEK PARK  $12
Enjoy three diverse habitats to explore – wetland, grassland and forest – within this nearly 3-mile trail system in Bellevue.
Mostly flat, natural surface trails. Southbound pick-up.
126103 2/2 Mon 9 am – 1:30 pm

OLD SAUK RIVER TRAIL  $17
Follow the river along a beautiful and flat wooded trail in the
North Cascades. Walk up to 6 miles round trip. Northbound
pick-up.
126104 3/2 Mon 9 am – 4 pm

NORTH SOUND STEPS

19 November 2014

Ballard Sound Steps Free

3 miles, flat, paved Burke Gilman Trail. Moderate pace.

112005 Mon 9:30 – 10:30 am Fred Meyer south entrance

915 NW 45th St

NORTH SOUND STEPS

19 November 2014

Magnuson Park Wetland Walks Free

3 miles, flat, natural surface trails in wetland environment.

Moderate pace.

112010 Wed 9 – 10:15 am Magnuson Brig lobby 6344 74th Ave NE

MAGNUSON

SOUND STEPS SPRING TRAINING

19 November 2014

SNEAKERS

SOUND STEPS SPRING TRAINING

Challenge yourself this year! Train with Sound Steps for a 5 km, 10 km or Half Marathon walk goal. Beginning or

experienced walkers welcome. Start by attending an information session in north or south Seattle; continue with

Saturday morning training walks that gradually increase in distance from February through June.

North Spring Training Free

Info Session:

112033 1/29 Wed 2 – 4 pm Greenwood Senior Ctr

525 N 85th St

Training Walks:

112012 Starts 2/1 Sat 9 am Ampersand Cafe

425 N 85th St

South Spring Training Free

Info Session:

112034 2/1 Sat 10 am – noon Jefferson CC

Training Walks:

112032 Starts 2/8 Sat 9 am Jefferson CC

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