5 km. (3.1 miles) or 10 km. (6.2 miles), both rated easy.
Today's walk has two 5 km. routes; choose one or both. They are on sidewalks and boardwalks through two city parks and business and residential areas. The event is named the Applegate Trail and Ann Rhodes Walk, in honor of a former Volkssporter.
Carpools leave the Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 West C Street in Springfield, at 8 a.m. and return there about 1:30 p.m. Each rider pays the driver $5 to help cover car expenses. Following the walk, the carpoolers will probably choose a restaurant in Philomath or Corvallis to have lunch together; however, lunch arrangements are always optional for each rider/walker.
People traveling to Philomath on their own should plan to meet the carpoolers at about 9:15 a.m. at the start point, the Philomath City Park at 299 South 23rd Street in Philomath. Or, they may choose to do the walk on their own, starting from the city park anytime between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Directions to the city park, and further information on this walk, can be found by clicking on the "Other Oregon Events" bar at the top left of this page and scrolling down to 7/17. Alternately, the same information on this and thousands of other Volkswalks and Volksbikes throughout the United States can be obtained by clicking on the "National Events" bar on this page, then "Events" and following the prompts.