Greetings fellow walkers! Our newsletter is a little late due to all the exciting information from our annual state Convention May 12th – 14th that was held in San Luis Obispo hosted by Central Coast Beach Boardwalkers. What an Awesome weekend of walks socials and food. Thanks to the 16 LDR members for taking the time to attend. Save the dates May 5-7 for next year’s California Volkssports Convention in San Jose hosted by South Bay Striders.
AVA America’s Volkssports Association is hosting the 18th IVV Olympiad February 19th to the 26th 2023. This is really a Big Big event for our organization. It is the first time ever held in North America where thousands of walkers, bicyclists, and swimmers from around the globe will converge in San Antonio, Texas—one of the most walkable cities in the United States. Please refer to flyer and visit ava.org for more information and updates.
Now for our local upcoming events group walks: June 11th Coronado Island. This is a year-round walk hosted by the Coronado Beachcombers. Sign up 9:30 to 10:00 a.m. at Museum of History and Art at 1100 Orange Street. Plenty of free parking on side streets. Otherwise meter parking on Orange Street. Earlier arrival is preferred. Walk wonders along the charming Village of Coronado. You will enjoy bayfront parks and the Pacific ocean views and views of the world famous Hotel Del Coronado and local historic homes. The trail is mostly on sidewalks and 2 km along the Beach. You don’t want to miss this walk.
July 9th Saturday 11:00 a.m. PLEASE please show up for our ANNUAL CLUB MEETING in Canyon Lake. Lunch is provided and lots of water activity. Bring your thinking caps to plan upcoming great walks. MUST RSVP for directions.
That’s all for now. See you at the meeting and on the trail!
Your Fearless Leader
GROUP WALKS start between 8:30-9:00am, so please make sure you get registered before you leave. Everyone must sign the registration waiver. As summer approaches the start times will change and vary depending on where they are. Thanks!!!
A Recap of past Theme events:
NO BLARNEY!! San Juan Capistrano..Great turnout close to 20 walkers showed up to enjoy the 5/10k walk then we all enjoyed lunch @ Hennesey’s that holds the walk box for 3 different walk locations.
Earth Day/JellyBean Day!!!! Jurupa 17 walkers showed up for that event and we even signed up 2 new members. We had a Jelly Bean in the bottle contest. Guess how many jelly beans we put in the bottle. One of the original Low Desert roadrunner Members Dottie Schwieger won the prize. She missed the count by 3. Great job Dottie!!!!!
UPCOMING LDR TRADITIONAL SANCTIONED WALKS
None Scheduled at this time
Bob Gebo – Green Valley Gators: Walks to enjoy
Tehachapi Loop & Cesar Chavez National Monument
Both location in Keene Ca. Remote Registration check with POC
Redlands Downtown –Redlands Palms & Palaces
Redlands – Westside
We have Traditional & Theme walks planned for the next few months.
Your choices are Guided or Self Guided.
GUIDED GROUP Walks start between 8:30 & 9:00 so please arrive early. As the weather starts to get warmer we will change the start times.
UPCOMING CLUB WALKS:
COME JOIN US AT THE UP COMING TRADITIONAL and THEME WALK DATES!!!!
Theme Walk: June 11th BEACH TREAT – CORONADO ISLAND –
Sign up 9:30 to 10:00 a.m. will take place at
Museum of History & Art at 1100 Orange Street.
July 9th Annual Low Desert Roadrunner Meeting!!!!
Meeting information mentioned in Kathy’s News..
RSVP is required to obtain directions. Lunch will be provided.
Please check my meet-up page “Volkswalking in So. Calif” Open to everyone for more interesting walks.
See Kathy’s news for more info or txt her if you have any questions. Kathy’s number listed below
Payment Options for Renewing your current membership
We now have more options that you can use to renew your membership!!!
Venmo (must have Venmo app on mobile), Square by email invoice, or simply mail in your to renew your membership.
Please make your check payable to the Low Desert Roadrunners.
Membership dues are $10.00 for individuals and families.
Mail your checks to: Maureen Carlson 30268 Gulf Stream Drive Canyon Lake Ca. 92587
If you have the Mobile Venmo App our email address email@example.com type in amount. You are all set.
**LOOK Whose WALKING – Great Job Everyone!!!!
Membership New & Renewal
Renewing Members New Members 2022
|Cheri Belcoe||Karola Bush|
|Gail Cantu||America Lu|
|Bonnie Tucker||Sheetal Manchandia|
|Marianne Zanzig||Leon Angel|
Memberships Due Now or Coming Up 2022 Past Due 2020/2021/2022
|Barbara Greenwell (Feb)||Mary Lou Zimmerman (2022)||Jan|
|Sue Higgins (Feb)||Lior Levin (2022)||Jan|
|Stephen & Betty Anderson (Feb)||Fernanda & David O Dear (2021)||Apr|
|Karen Scott (Feb)||Amelia Kacena (2021)||May|
|Lilly Ralkiewicz (Apr)||Bruce & Melissa Ward (2021)||June|
|Dottie Schwieger (Apr)||Dana Farrell (2021)||Aug|
|James & Trudy Howarth (Apr)||Debbie Becker (2021)||Oct|
|Mary (Katy) Moetell (Apr)||Gail Atwood (2021)||Nov|
President – Kathy Bundy (951) 218-3755 firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President – Bob Gebo (951) 924-2208
Secretary – Kathy Cole (951) 551-9723 email@example.com
Treasurer – Jo Billman (951) 492-1461 firstname.lastname@example.org
Membership – Maureen Carlson (909) 227-5319 email@example.com
WebMaster – Simon Cooper
PROMOTE AND ORGANIZE NON-COMPETiTIVE FITNESS ACTIVITIES THAT ENCOURAGE LIFELONG FUN, FITNESS, AND FRIENDSHIP FOR ALL AGES AND ABILITIES
LDR YEAR ROUND WALKS
Here is a list of Year Round Events you can do at your leisure. Big Bear walks are available for on line registration @ava.Org. We encourage you to get out and enjoy the great outdoors and take a leisurely stroll at anytime whether it is, the beach, the ocean, the desert or even the mountains.
GET OUT AND BREATHE THAT FRESH AIR!!!
Any questions please text or call and leave a message with Kathy Bundy at (951) 218-3755
** There are still a few locations that the POC has the walk boxes such as Palm Springs & Riverside Ca. Soon to be added to ONLINE Registration.
Yorba Linda remote start (Dottie S)
Please reach out to the Point of Contact for more information on how to obtain your maps & stamps.
UPDATE!!! Our San Diego walks are now on line!!! We are working on Palm Springs, will update you as they become available.
If you cannot make one of our “Theme Walks” not to worry these are Year Round Events you can enjoy at anytime.
|6||11||THEME WALK – Coronado Island – BEACH TREAT!!!|
|Big Bear – 2 walks your choice – ON-LINE Registration now available..|
|Murrieta – 2 Walk Choices – Santa Rosa Plateau or Veterans Memorial|
|Newport Beach – 2 Walk Choices – Peninsula or Island (Ferry fees apply both ways)|
|7||9||ANNUAL LOW DESERT ROADRUNNER MEETING – SEE INFORMATION ABOVE|
|San Diego – Old Town|
|WHITEWATER – Temporary Closure – Riverside County taking steps to protect this region (this being one of our walks) and 5 other regions during fire season. We will keep you posted when this area is opening back up.|
|Redlands – Palms and the Palaces – Green Valley Gator walk to enjoy|
|Crestline – Green Valley Gator walk to enjoy|
|New Port Beach – Channel crossing (1.50 one way)|
|San Juan Capistrano|
|Menifee – 3 walks to chose from Menifee Lakes, Menifee Valley or Menifee-Sun City|
For online Start Locations Call, txt or email Kathy Bundy. You can also find more information on our website @ www.lowdesertroadrunners.org under the tab
“Year Round Walk” on home page
Check out the flier for the upcoming 18th IVV Olympiad
IML Texas Trail Roundup Event coming up in February of 2023
For more details on this wonderful event please log in to the home page to see what’s going on. If you plan on going you can also register for this event as well
HAPPY TRAILS, ENJOY, HAVE FUN, AND BE SAFE OUT THERE WHEREVER YOUR GREAT WALKING ADVENTURE TAKES YOU.