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Dates: 1/1/2018 - 12/31/2018
City / State: Denver, CO
Event Name: University of Denver
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 109333 2018/Y1704
Distance - Trail Ratings: 10 km - 1B
Description: Sun-Sat Open 24 Hours. For safety, always walk during daylight hours. Closed Christmas - closes early on major holidays. Ask at front counter attendants for the volksmarch box. It is kept in the Manager's office rather than the front counter. If staff are new, you may have to tell them that. Elevation is 5,351 ft.
Amenities: Strollers: Easy | Wheelchairs: Medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Cities in Song, Doin' The Louisiana Purchase, Walking the USA A - Z
Start Times: Mon-Fri 10a.m. - 8p.m., Sat 10a.m. - 7p.m., Sun 11
Location: 24 Hour FitnessPLEASE NOTE: NEW STARTING POINT
Start Point / Driving Directions: 2770 S. Colorado, (303)757-3224, I-25 exit 204 (Colorado) S on Colorado about 1 mile to E. Amherst Ave. Left on Amherst Ave. 24 Hour Fitness is in the free-standing building on corner of S. Colorado Blvd and E. Amherst Ave.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Event is mostly flat with some curbs and includes Observatory Park, a few smaller parks, and the University of Denver, founded in 1864, the oldest independent university in the Rocky Mountain region and the campus is designated as an arboretum. U.S. News and World Report ranks DU among the top 100 universities in the nation and houses the Iliff School of Theology, including historic landmark Evans Chapel and the Newman Center for the Performing Arts. The DU Pioneers are known for becoming the 2004 and 2005 (back-to-back) National Champions in college hockey.
Host Club: Rocky Mountain Wanderers
Contact: Lois Brick (303) 741-1732
Website: www.rockymountainwanderers.org
E-Mail Contact: lbrick2@juno.com