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Dates: 2/1/2019 - 12/31/2019
City / State: Paris, TX
Event Name: Olympian Walk
Event Type: Seasonal Walk
Event ID: 113652 2019/Y2478
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5k/10k - 1A
Description: Walk passes many historic sites including the Lamar County Courthouse, the Depot Museum, the Sam Bell Maxey State Historic Site, and churches. Sam Bell Maxey was a roommate of U. S. Grant at West Point and served in the Mexican War and the Confederate Army. After the Civil War, Grant pardoned his old friend. The route continues along the newly established hike/bike trail to the Paris Junior College campus.
Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: hard | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, Take a Walk In a City Park, Walk Like An Olympian
Start Times: Dawn to dusk
Location: Holiday Inn Express & Suites Paris
Start Point / Driving Directions: 3025 NE Loop 286. The hotel is located on the northeast side of Paris. After registering, you will drive about 5 miles to the Lamar County Courthouse to begin the walk.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Host Club: East Texas Trekkers, Inc.
Contact: Helen Hull (972) 530-1026
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