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Dates: 1/1/2017 - 12/31/2017
City / State: Portland, OR
Event Name: Ron Russell
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 106437 2017/Y1490
Distance - Trail Ratings: 10K-1A, 5K-1A - 1A
Description: This walk takes you to some of the hidden gems of mid-Multnomah County including the Mall 205 Shopping Center, a bike path. Also included is a park within a park as you visit the Portland Memory Garden. This park for Alzheimer's victims is one of only eight in the United States. Suitable for strollers, but wheelchairs would have difficulty because of an unimproved street. THIS WALK NO LONGER GOES ON THE SCHOOL GROUNDS. PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE IN #11 ON BOTH ROUTES. THIS WALK IS NOW UP AND RUNNING AGAIN.
Amenities: Strollers: easy | Wheelchairs: Hard | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Bridges - Spanning the USA, Honoring Our Flag, Points of Reference, Take a Walk In a City Park, Trekking With the Trees, Walk the USA - Street by Street, Walking the Path of Inventions, Water Towers, You'll Never Walk Alone
Start Times: 7 a.m - dusk, daily
Location: Portland Adventist Medical Center Atrium. The start box is in the Atrium by the stairs on the lower level of the hospital. When you get off the elevator turn left to the Atrium and the box will be to your left. Start times are 7 am to dusk daily.
Start Point / Driving Directions: 10123 SE Market St. Portland, OR. From I-205 south take exit 21A, Glisan St/Stark St. Stay in the right lane through first light, turn left at third light (Washington St). Get into right lane and turn right at 99th Ave (this curves and becomes 96th). Turn left onto Main, the first street past Mall 205. Continue to 100th Ave and turn right to the hospital parking lot. From I-205 north, take exit 20, Washington St. Turn right at first light (Washington St). Turn right at 99th Ave and continue as above. You can take bus #15 Belmont to hospital.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: WOC: Banks, Delis,Flowers, Forests (10K only), Arches (10K only), Auditoriums, Gazebos, and Gardens, Hospitals, Libraries and Worldwide Libraries, K-Klubs, Worldwide Bakeries (10K only), COW (Oregon),Watering Holes( 10K only ) Chinese Food, Depots, Emergency, Sticks and Stones; AVA; Bridges Spanning the USA, Food for Thought, Honoring our Flag

, Points of Reference,Take A Walk in a City Park ( 5K only )Trekking with the Trees,Struttin Down Main Street, Walk the USA Street by Street, A-Z Cities in USA, Walking the Path of Inventions (10K only).Washington; Womb to Tomb Birth & School. Washington,California,Idaho & Alaska challenges are accepted. This walk is sponsored by club member Regina Blake.
Host Club: East County Windwalkers
Contact: Regina Blake (503) 665-0950
Website: www.eastcountywindwalkers.weebly.com
E-Mail Contact: reggie_blake@yahoo.com