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Dates: 1/4/2017 - 12/29/2017
City / State: Newark, DE
Event Name:
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 106076 2017/Y1758
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5k and 10k - 1A
Description: GPS info use 200 New London Rd. Newark DE 19711. Lat. 39 Degrees 41 min 16 sec North. Lon. 75 Degrees 45 min 35 sec West. Open 24/7. This walk features the very best of Main Street Newark as well as the University of Delaware, a very picturesque college. There's history, natural beauty, restrooms, and great restaurants.
Amenities: Strollers: Easy | Wheelchairs: Medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Ice Cream Parlors, Vice Presidential Walks, Walking the USA A - Z
Start Times: Normal business hours
Location: Courtyard Marriott Hotel-Newark, 400 David Hollowell Dr., Newark, DE 19710 (302)737-0900. www.marriott.com/ILGUD
Start Point / Driving Directions: Take I-95 South to Delaware Exit 1B. Follow 896 North into Newark, (road is re-named South College Ave.). Go to the dead end of College Ave. and turn left onto Main St. Staying in the right lane, go one (1) block at the fork in road bear right over the railroad tracks. Proceed through trafic light at Cleveland Ave. Heading up the hill look to right for signs to University of Delaware-Laird Campus. Turn right on David Hollowell Dr. DC/Baltimore. Take I-95 North and take Delaware Exit 1B (896 North), and follow direction above. Lancaster PA. Take 896 South into Delaware. Look for Courtyard Marriott on your left.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Special Programs: Vice Presidential Walk (Joseph Robinette "Joe" Biden graduated from the University of Delaware in 1965); Ice Cream Parlors (UD Creamery); Walking the USA A-Z.
Host Club: First State Webfooters
Contact: Kathy Szczesiak (302) 388-5740
Website: www.mdvolks.org/FSW/
E-Mail Contact: kbs331@aol.com