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HAUNTED GETTYSBURG WEEKEND

Haunted Gettysburg Weekend

 

 

Four walks + One Swim

(Also available – Three Year-Round Walks, a Bike, and a Swim)

 

 

Adams County

November 8, 9, 10, 2019

 

   

Sponsor

York White Rose Wanderers, AVA-236

Sanctioned by

The American Volkssport Association (AVA), a member of the International Federation of Popular Sports (IVV).  These events count towards the acquisition of IVV Achievement awards.

Dates

Friday, Saturday, & Sunday November 8, 9, 10, 2019

Procedure

AVA policy requires that every participant, fee or non-fee, sign the insurance waiver and obtain a numbered Start Card which is stamped at the Control Points along the course. At the Finish, the validated card is turned in and IVV books are stamped for official credit, if the credit fee has been paid. The trail may be walked a second time on the same day, at no additional cost, using the same Start Card.

Eligibility

Everyone is welcome to participate. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Walk at your own pace. Runners are welcome.

Registration and Fees

This event is FREE to those who wish to participate without IVV credit.  IVV Credit is $3.00.  IVV credit w/”A” Award is $7.00.  There is no pre-registration.  There will be no refunds.

Conditions

The event will be held regardless of weather. There will be NO littering. Wildlife and plant life are not to be disturbed.  No refunds.  Pets must be on a leash at all times and are not permitted in any buildings.  On #3, participants with pets will have to detour around the Gettysburg National Cemetery.

Award

The “A” award is a 1” hat pin.   We have one hundred pins; there will not be a reorder.

Refreshments

Water and hard candy will be available at the start/finish and checkpoints.  For Walks #1, #2 and #3, food and beverage will be available for purchase at establishments along the trail.  For Walk #4, the Adams County Winery will be selling food and drinks, including non-alcoholic beverages.

Restrooms

Available at the start and at least one other location on each 10K trail.

Disclaimer

The American Volkssport Association or its subsidiary clubs are not responsible for theft or loss of personal belongings or property.  All participants must sign a waiver.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT

Tom Jackson and Lorraine Jackson

1287 Shippensburg Road

Biglerville, PA   17307

Home Phone:  717-677-6511

Cell Phone:  717-309-6088

Email:  thomasjackson@embarqmail.com  or

lcweaverus@yahoo.com


COMMENTS

Hotel Reservations can be made at the Days Inn Gettysburg at the rate of $45.00  plus tax.  Reservations must be made by Oct 8, 2019.  Call (717) 334-0030 and request the “York White Rose Wanderers' rate.

 

Join us for dinner Saturday night at 7:00 PM at General Pickett's Buffet.  Cost is $14.95 which includes meal, drink, tax, and tip.  Make a reservation by sending a check, payable to “YWRW” to Deb Choiniere:  1695 Valley Vista Drive., York, PA   17402.  For more information, call Deb at (717) 683-7907.


DIRECTIONS to the Days Inn Gettysburg

From the North or South:  Take US 15 to the York St (US-30) Exit.  Follow US 30 West/York St towards Gettysburg for one mile to Days Inn.  Located on the left side behind Perkins Restaurant.

From the East:  Take US 30 West to Gettysburg.  Cross US 15 and continue on US 30 West/York St one mile to Days Inn.  Located on the left side behind Perkins Restaurant.

From the West:  Take US 30 East to Gettysburg.  Travel through Lincoln Square, continuing on US 30 East/Chambersburg St.  Days Inn is on the right side, one mile east of Lincoln Square.  Located on the right side behind Perkins Restaurant.

DIRECTIONS to the YWCA of Gettysburg & Adams County

From the square in Gettysburg go South on Baltimore St. (Bus 15 S, PA 116 W) 1 block to Middle St.  Turn right on Middle St (PA 116 W) and go 7/10 mile, passing traffic signals at Washington St., West St., and Confederate Ave/Seminary Ridge.  The YWCA driveway is 1/10 mile past Confederate Ave. on the right.

DIRECTIONS to the Adams County Winery

From the square in Gettysburg, go west on Chambersburg St. (US 30).  In approximately 6 miles, veer left Old Route 30 towards McKnightstown.  Drive 2 miles, turn left onto Orrtana Rd, and follow the blue winery signs.  .  There are well-marked signs for the Winery at this intersection and every turn you will make from here.  In about one mile, you will come to another dead-end and stop sign.  Turn right.  At the fork in the road, keep to the left.  In less than a mile, at the bottom of the hill, turn right on Peach Tree Road.  In 1/3 mile, turn left onto the dirt road and proceed ¼ mile to the Winery.

PARKING

There are large parking lots with free parking at all Start locations.

 

WALK #1

Ghost Walk - PA

Friday, November 8, Saturday, November 9, and Sunday, November 11, 2019

AVA Event # AT19/113667

   

Dates:

11/8/2019 - 11/10/2019

City / State:

Gettysburg - Ghost Walk, PA

Event Name:

Haunted Gettysburg – Walk #1

Event Type:

Walk

Event ID:

113667 

Distance - Trail Ratings:

5K & 10K - 1A

Description:

After registering you must drive 1.6 miles to the Harrisburg Area Community College Gettysburg Campus. This walk features haunted places in the northern part of town, on the campus of Gettysburg College, and downtown.

Amenities:

Strollers: easy | Wheelchairs: easy | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes

Special Programs:

Ice Cream Parlors, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, National Parks Centennial Challenge

Start Times:

See Comments

Location:

Days Inn Battlefield

Start Point / Driving Directions:

865 York Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325*****From the North or South: Take US 15 to the York St (US-30) Exit. Follow US 30 West/York St towards Gettysburg for one mile to Days Inn. Located on the left side behind Perkins Restaurant.*****From the East: Take US 30 West to Gettysburg. Cross US 15 and continue on US 30 West/York St one mile to Days Inn. Located on the left side behind Perkins Restaurant. *****From the West: Take US 30 East to Gettysburg. Travel through Lincoln Square, continuing on US 30 East/Chambersburg St. Days Inn is on the right side, one mile east of Lincoln Square. Located on the right side behind Perkins Restaurant.

Awards & Fees:

A Award

Comments:

Registration on Friday and Saturday between 9:00 am - 5:00 pm; Sunday between 9:00 am - 1:00 pm. Participants must finish by 4:00 pm on Sunday.*****

Host Club:

York White Rose Wanderers

Contact:

Tom Jackson (717) 677-6511

Website:

sites.google.com/site/yorkwhiterosewanderers

E-Mail Contact:

thomasjackson@embarqmail.com

WALK #2

Spirits of Gettysburg - PA

Friday, November 8, Saturday, November 9, and Sunday, November 10, 2019

AVA Event # AT19/113653

   

Dates:

11/8/2019 - 11/10/2019

City / State:

Gettysburg - Spirits of Gettysburg, PA

Event Name:

Haunted Gettysburg  - Walk #2

Event Type:

Walk

Event ID:

113653 

Distance - Trail Ratings:

5 & 10K - 1A

Description:

After registering you must drive x miles to the National Cemetery Parking Area. This walk features the microbreweries, wine shops, distilleries, and cider houses in Gettysburg. It also passes some of the sites of former businesses that no longer exist.

Amenities:

Strollers: easy | Wheelchairs: easy | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes

Special Programs:

Ice Cream Parlors, National Parks Centennial Challenge, Take a Walk In a City Park, Underground Railroad

Start Times:

See Comments

Location:

Days Inn Gettysburg

Start Point / Driving Directions:

865 York Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325 *****From the North or South: Take US 15 to the York St (US-30) Exit. Follow US 30 West/York St towards Gettysburg for one mile to Days Inn. Located on the left side behind Perkins Restaurant. ***** From the East: Take US 30 West to Gettysburg. Cross US 15 and continue on US 30 West/York St one mile to Days Inn. Located on the left side behind Perkins Restaurant. *****From the West: Take US 30 East to Gettysburg. Travel through Lincoln Square, continuing on US 30 East/Chambersburg St. Days Inn is on the right side, one mile east of Lincoln Square. Located on the right side behind Perkins Restaurant.

Awards & Fees:

A Award

Comments:

Registration on Friday and Saturday between 9:00 am � 5:00 pm; Sunday between 9:00 am � 1:00 pm. Participants must finish by 4:00 pm on Sunday.*****

Host Club:

York White Rose Wanderers

Contact:

Tom Jackson (717) 677-6511

Website:

sites.google.com/site/yorkwhiterosewanderers/

E-Mail Contact:

thomasjackson@embarqmail.com

 

WALK #3

Southern End of Battlefield - PA

Friday, November 8, Saturday, November 9, and Sunday, November 10, 2019

AVA Event # AT19/113654

Dates:

11/8/2019 - 11/10/2019

City / State:

Gettysburg - Southern End of Battlefield, PA

Event Name:

Haunted Gettysburg – Walk #3

Event Type:

Walk

Event ID:

113654 

Distance - Trail Ratings:

5 & 10K - 1B

Description:

After registering you must drive 3.9 miles to the start at the Longstreet Memorial/Amphitheater. This walk features the southern end of the Gettysburg Battlefield and is different from the 2019 YRE starting from the same place.

Amenities:

Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes

Special Programs:

Bridges - Spanning the USA, National Parks Centennial Challenge

Start Times:

See Comments

Location:

Days Inn Gettysburg

Start Point / Driving Directions:

865 York Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325*****From the North or South: Take US 15 to the York St (US-30) Exit. Follow US 30 West/York St towards Gettysburg for one mile to Days Inn. Located on the left side behind Perkins Restaurant.*****From the East: Take US 30 West to Gettysburg. Cross US 15 and continue on US 30 West/York St one mile to Days Inn. Located on the left side behind Perkins Restaurant. *****From the West: Take US 30 East to Gettysburg. Travel through Lincoln Square, continuing on US 30 East/Chambersburg St. Days Inn is on the right side, one mile east of Lincoln Square. Located on the right side behind Perkins Restaurant.

Awards & Fees:

A Award

Comments:

Registration on Friday and Saturday between 9:00 am - 5:00 pm; Sunday between 9:00 am - 1:00 pm. Participants must finish by 4:00 pm on Sunday.*****

Host Club:

York White Rose Wanderers

Contact:

Tom Jackson (717) 677-6511

Website:

sites.google.com/site/yorkwhiterosewanderers/

E-Mail Contact:

thomasjackson@embarqmail.com

WALK #4

Gettysburg-Orrtanna - Winery, PA

Saturday only, November 9, 2019

AVA Event # AT19/113655

Dates:

11/9/2019 - 11/9/2019

City / State:

Gettysburg-Orrtanna - Winery, PA

Event Name:

Haunted Gettysburg – Walk #4

Event Type:

Walk

Event ID:

113655 

Distance - Trail Ratings:

5, 6, & 11K - 2C

Description:

This walk has a 5K loop in the fruit orchards and vineyards above the winery and a 6K loop on country roads. Food and beverage will be available for purchase at the winery. You will be able to purchase wine by the bottle or glass. Non-alcoholic beverages will also be available. The 5K loop in the fruit orchards is not suitable for wheelchairs or strollers.

Amenities:

Strollers: NO | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes

Special Programs:

This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.

Start Times:

9:00 am – 12:00 Noon; finish by 3:00 pm

Location:

Adams County Winery

Start Point / Driving Directions:

251 Peach Tree Road, Orrtanna, PA 17353*****From the square in Gettysburg, go west on Chambersburg St (US 30). In approximately 6 miles, veer left Old Route 30 towards McKnightstown. Drive 2 miles, turn left onto Orrtanna Rd, and follow the blue winery signs. There are well-marked signs for the Winery at this intersection and every turn you will make from here. In about one mile, you will come to another dead-end and stop sign. Turn right. At the fork in the road, keep to the left. In less than a mile, at the bottom of the hill, turn right on Peach Tree Road. In 1/3 mile, turn left and then proceed ¼ mile to the Winery.

Awards & Fees:

A Award

Comments:

Host Club:

York White Rose Wanderers

Contact:

Tom Jackson (717) 677-6511

Website:

sites.google.com/site/yorkwhiterosewanderers/

E-Mail Contact:

thomasjackson@embarqmail.com

 

 


 

 


SWIM

Saturday only, November 9, 2019

AVA Event # AT19/113656

                        

Dates:

11/9/2019 - 11/9/2019

City / State:

Gettysburg, PA

Event Name:

Haunted Gettysburg

Event Type:

Swim

Event ID:

113656 

Distance - Trail Ratings:

300m - 1A

Description:

300 meters is six laps of the Gettysburg YWCA pool.

Amenities:

Strollers: NO | Wheelchairs: easy | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes

Special Programs:

Make a Wish at a Water Fountain

Start Times:

2:15-3:45 pm; finish by 4:30 pm

Location:

YWCA of Gettysburg & Adams County

Start Point / Driving Directions:

909 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325*****From the square in Gettysburg go South on Baltimore St. (Bus.15 S, PA 116 W) 1 block to Middle St. Turn right on Middle St. (PA 116 W) and go 7/10 mile, passing traffic signals at Washington St., West St., and Confederate Ave./Seminary Ridge. The YWCA driveway is 1/10 mile past Confederate Ave. on the right.

Awards & Fees:

A Award

Comments:

In addition to the $3.00 IVV credit fee, there will be a $5.00 fee for the use of the swimming pool. The YWCA does not provide towels or locks for its lockers.*****If you are a strong swimmer, you should consider doing the Gettysburg Year Round Swim Event after you do the Haunted Gettysburg swim.

Host Club:

York White Rose Wanderers

Contact:

Tom Jackson (717) 677-6511

Website:

sites.google.com/site/yorkwhiterosewanderers/

E-Mail Contact:

thomasjackson@embarqmail.com

 

 


 
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