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Dates: 1/1/2021 - 12/31/2021
Event Status: ALERT - Do NOT attempt to do the 10k when snow is on the ground. Parts of walking trail do not get cleared.
City / State: Newtown, PA
Event Name: Historic Town Walk
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 116942 2021/Y2708
Distance - Trail Ratings: 10k/8k/5k - 2B
Description: The 5k, 8k, and 10k routes have a common start. The 5k route goes through the historic downtown and commercial areas. The 8k and 10k routes also venture east and include old and new residential areas, a walking trail (10k only) and the cemetery. There is a short distance of natural walking surface and uneven sidewalks. The 10k has one significant uphill (about 80 feet) on a paved sidewalk. There we a few gradual hills on the route.
Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: hard | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Ice Cream Parlors, Rockin' Around the Clock, Walking the USA A - Z, Walking with America's Veterans
Start Times:
Location: WEB REGISTRATION ONLY using the AVA Online Start Box (https://my.ava.org)
Start Point / Driving Directions: The detailed location of, and driving directions to, the event starting point are included in the walk directions, downloaded from the Online Start Box (OSB). The POC does not provide event directions nor accept alternate payment methods.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Newtown is very historic. It is one of William Penn's original towns, was prominent during the Revolutionary War, and served as the seat of Bucks County for 88 years. The Newtown Historic District was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.
Host Club: Liberty Bell Wanderers
Contact: Bill Ridge  (See the my.ava.org Event Listing for further contact information.)
Website: www.libertybellwanderers.net