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Enjoy faster, longer walks?
Join ‘Sound Striders’ for 5-6 mile fitness walks every week! Meet at 8 am for coffee; walk leaves at 8:30 am. Each month we explore a different Seattle neighborhood. If joining a walk for the first time, please leave a message with the Sound Steps coordinator: (206) 684-4664,  Winter weather warning:  If Seattle schools are late or cancelled because of snow or ice, walks will also be cancelled. 

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North Sound Striders–Tuesdays

Apr 25 Phinney Ridge Meet: Herkimer Coffee 7320 Greenwood Ave N. Map: PhinneyRidge-April-2017

May 2,9,16 Meet: Starbucks – 4634 26th Ave. NE (University Village)

May 2 UnivVillage to Ravenna Map: U-Village, Ravenna 5.12 miles  Description:UNIVERSITY VILLAGE TO RAVENNA

May 9 to Laurelhurst Map:U-Village,_Laurelhurst_5-2   Desc: UNIVERSITY VILLAGE TO LAURELHURST


May 23-25  3 Day Walk on East Side Information will be coming.

May 30 Meet: Met Market 5250 40th Ave. NE Map:Magnuson Park 5.64 mi   Desc: WARREN G.docx II

South Sound Striders–Thursday

April 6, Tsutakawa art works. Meet at Starbucks Seattle U, 800 12th Ave   

April 13, 20, 27, Delridge. Meet at Uptown Espresso, 3845 Delridge Way SW

May 4, 11, 18, Beacon Hill. Meet at Victrola, 3215 Beacon Ave S

May 23,24,25 Three Day long walks.  Info via email

June 1, 8, 15, Montlake. Meet at Essential Bakery, 2719 E. Madison

June 22,  Coulon Park, Renton. Meet at Top Pot Doughnut, 815 N 10th St. Renton

June 29,  Cedar River, Renton Meet at?  TBD

Striders’ 3-Day walk 2017:  May 23, 24, 25

Plans are progressing for our 2017 3-day “Southern Excursion” on May 23, 24, and 25. We’ll see interesting new neighborhoods, green-ways and views just south of Seattle as we walk on routes extending from Seahurst Park in Burien over to the Green-Duwamish River. And for soccer fans, we’ll visit Fort Dent Park, the home of the Sounders training field! The map and logistic details in the attachment will give you a general idea of our routes and bus details. Click here for details

Each walk is 10-11 miles. Pack your lunch (a picnic) and water. Start time is 9:30 a.m. all three days, with a Happy Hour each day. Plan to take the bus or plan your own parking.

Our hard-working planning team this year is Barbara McHarg, Karin Queen, Frances Rondestvedt and Dan Rounds, with generous help from Laura Kennedy and the WABI walking group from Burien.

Final maps and details will be emailed May 1.

Striders’ 3-Day walk 2016:  Eastside Stride

Over 55 Striders participated on one or more days of our 3-day adventure on the Eastside, walking through Bellevue, Kirkland, Medina, and Beaux Arts.

Walking makes you happy, as shown by the facial expressions of these 3-day finalists!

Award winners 2016

2 Comments leave one →
  1. Elisabeth Hurley permalink
    2 January 2017 04:38

    I am interested to learn more about the 3-day walk in 2017. Please contact me as soon as the information is available. Thank you.
    Elisabeth Hurley

  2. 12 January 2017 21:39

    Hi Elisabeth,
    I apologize for the delay in responding to you. If you haven’t done so already, you can subscribe to receive Sound Striders email updates directly from this blog by clicking on the Sound Striders tab and then selecting the subscribe link. Let me know if you have questions!

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