Houston Happy Hikers
On the Trail for Health and Fun

Oct 2019 Volksmarch

Winedale, Texas


WHEN: October 26, 2019

WHERE: Winedale, Texas

WHAT: 10K/5K (6.2mi/3.1mi) walk, Event 115556

SPONSOR: Houston Happy Hikers, (TX-6, AVA-15)

Stroll through the grounds of the Winedale Historical Complex, a division of The University of Texas Briscoe Center.  See links below for more details.

After the walk, you are welcome to join in a special event at The Round Top Rifle Association. This is the one day of the year for OktoBierFest!  Enjoy food, drink, and live music - see the link below for details.

ELIGIBILITY/TYPE OF EVENT: Non-competitive, non-timed. Walk, jog or run at your own pace. It is open to all and families are encouraged to participate. Children under age 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Everyone participating MUST register and carry a Start Card and turn it in at the FINISH. This event normally will be held regardless of weather conditions.

STARTING POINT: Winedale Historical Complex, Theatre Barn #5

STARTING POINT ADDRESS: 3738 FM 2714, Round Top Tx 78954-4901

DIRECTIONS: From Houston, take US 290 West past Burton.  After Burton, bear LEFT onto TX 237 toward Round Top.  At Round Top, LEFT onto FM 1457.  After about 3 miles, LEFT onto FM 2714.  After about 1 mile, watch for parking on the RIGHT.

START and FINISH TIMES: Start from 09:00 AM to 12:00 noon; finish by 3:00 PM.

DISTANCE: 10km/5km (6.2mi/3.1mi) The route may be walked twice on the same Start Card for 20 km distance credit.

AWARD: IVV credit event.

TRAIL DESCRIPTION: Trail is rated 1A, along paths. Wheel chairs or strollers may have some difficulty. Leashed pets are welcome. Pets are not allowed.

REFRESHMENTS: Water will be available at the Start/Finish and checkpoints.

REGISTRATION & FEES: No pre-registration.  $3.00 fee per participant. (IVV credit included in the $3.00).  IVV record books will be available for $6.00.  Everyone is welcome.  Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.  Children under 12 are free if not walking for IVV credit.   Event takes place rain or shine.  No refunds for failure to participate.  NEW WALKERS: Purchase an AVA New Walker Packet for $5.00 at the Start Point.  This covers the cost of your first 3 events plus other benefits.  Click HERE for details.  As always, you are invited to join our local club, Houston Happy Hikers.  See Membership on the left sidebar.

DISCLAIMER: Neither the Houston Happy Hikers nor Winedale Historical Center are liable for accidents, theft and/or damage. Every reasonable effort will be made to make this a safe and enjoyable event.

INFORMATION: Catherine Kellner: 979-478-6203, or email: hhhpresident@houstonhappyhikers.com

Web Site: www.houstonhappyhikers.com.

Winedale Historical Complex:  Here

Winedale Texas: Here

One Page Flyer: Here

Click here for Google Map

OktoBierFest:  Here

(On FM 1457 just before Round Top)

Video of Garden Restoration: Here

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This page was last updated on 9/11/2019.

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