Scheduled Events for 2021
Registration for scheduled events will be at the event start point unless otherwise specified in the event brochure (see links below). There is a $3 registration fee for IVV credit. Those not seeking IVV credit may walk for free.
Please mark your calendars for these upcoming CCWWC walks.
NOTE: Due to State of Alabama requirements because of COVID-19, masks are REQUIRED to enter all of our start point locations.
Please come walk with us at our next group walk, which will be the Athens YRE (group walk) on April 17, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.
Directions to Start Point: Traveling North on I-65 take Exit 351. Travel West on Hwy 72 and continue approximately 1.5 miles. Bear right on Clinton Street and proceed approximately 1 mile. Turn right on Market, then go straight ahead into Big Spring Memorial Park. The start point for the walk is at the Athens Visitor’s Center which is at the park.
(NOTE: Please go straight to the Athens Visitor’s Center rather than the Hampton Inn where the walk box is normally located. Karen will pick up the registration book and stamp pad, etc. from the walk box and bring it over to the Athens Visitor’s Center)
After the walk, we will have lunch at Ro's Grille It is located at 300 Hobbs St SE, Athens, AL 35611, which is adjacent to Big Spring Park and the Athens Visitor's Center.
Masks are required. Please note that there is no restroom at the start point but several fast food locations nearby should be open so please come prepared.
Future Capital City Wanderers Walks (all are group walks of our YREs unless otherwise noted):
- May 15, 2021 - Monroeville
- May 16, 2021 (Sunday) - Montgomery
- June 12, 2021 - Birmingham (club meeting after the walk)
- September 11, 2021 - Montevallo
- October 17, 2021 - Huntsville
- November 13, 2021 - Athens
- December 4, 2021 - Montgomery
PLEASE COME WALK WITH US!
Year Round Events (YRE)
The Capital City Wanderers offers 6 events that may be walked during daylight hours, any day the start point is opened between January 1-December 31, 2021. At each location, there is a "Volksmarch Box" or "Walk Box" which contains instructions for registering. There is a $3 registration fee for IVV credit. Those not seeking IVV credit may walk for free. Every participant must register. Additional information can be found by clicking on the city below.
Other Clubs' Events
Georgia Walkers - Our sister club, the Georgia Walkers, sponsors Year Round Event walks in Georgia as well as in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Please visit their website for additional information. http://georgiawalkers.homestead.com/
Everyone is welcome to participate. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Pets must be on a leash at all times. Litter should be discarded in proper receptacles. No alcoholic beverages are allowed along the course.
Every effort has been made to make these events safe, enjoyable, and memorable. The sponsors are not liable for accidents, theft, or material damage.