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Dates: 1/1/2017 - 12/31/2017
City / State: Providence, RI
Event Name: Capital
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 106251 2017/Y1092
Distance - Trail Ratings: 10km and 5km - 2B
Description: Paved, somewhat hilly route features restored historic homes, impressive State House, revitalized downtown including a river walk & mall with many fine restaurants. 5K includes Brown University; 10K includes Federal Hill. 2nd PoC: Dolores Vaz (401-722-0217 or
Amenities: Strollers: Hard | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Amphitheatres, Boardwalks, Bridges - Spanning the USA, Cities in Song, Food For Thought, Honoring Our Flag, Ice Cream Parlors, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, National Parks Centennial Challenge, National Register of Historic Places, State Capital, Take a Walk In a City Park, Trekking With the Trees, Walking America's Ports of Call, Walking the Path of Inventions, Walking the USA A - Z, Water Towers, You'll Never Walk Alone
Start Times:
Location: Roger Williams National Memorial Visitor Center,
Start Point / Driving Directions: 282 N Main St, Providence, RI 02903; 401-521-7266, Daily 9AM-4PM. Closed month of Jan 2017 for renovations, Thanksgiving & Christmas. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays in Feb. and March. Corners of N Main, Smith & Canal. PARKING: on Canal St. From North: I-95 S, Exit 23 (Charles St). RIGHT at Stop sign, 1st LEFT around to Ashburton St. Next light, RIGHT to Charles (becomes Canal St). Parking lot left, beyond 2nd traffic light. From South: I-95 N, Exit 23 (State Offices). End exit ramp, straight at light to State St. Next light, LEFT to Smith St. Cross railroad bridge, next light at Canal St, RIGHT on Canal St (one way). Stay left. Parking for Start immediately left. From East: Rt 195 W, Exit 2 (S Main St becomes N Main St). LEFT at Smith St one block. LEFT to Canal St.
Awards & Fees: A Award
Comments: Award is a fully embroidered patch depicting the Rhode Island State House.
Contact POC if visiting Providence in January.
Host Club: Walk 'N Mass Volkssport Club
Contact: Mary Suchodolski (401) 829-2204
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