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HAUNTED GETTYSBURG WEEKEND

Haunted Gettysburg Weekend

 

 

Three walks + One Swim

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

 

 

Adams County

November 10, 11, 12, 2017

 

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 10, 11, 12, 2017

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 $_______  plus tax.  Reservations must be made by Oct ??, 2017.  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 $?? which includes meal, drink, tax, and tip.  Make a reservation by sending a check, payable to “YWRW” to Gloria Rudacille:  310 Cherry St., York, PA   17402.  For more information, call Gloria at (717) 578-2085 or gigglesrjg@comcast.net.

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

Friday, November 10, Saturday, November 11, and Sunday, November 12, 2017

AVA Event # AT17/107148

Distance

5K & 10K Walks

Rating


Event Number

107148

Dates

Friday, November 10, Saturday, November 11, and Sunday, November 12, 2017

Start/Finish

Days Inn Gettysburg, 865 York Rd., Gettysburg, PA   17325

Start/Finish Times

Registration on Friday, and Saturday, between 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Sunday, between 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Participants must finish by 4:00 p.m. on Sunday.

Trail Description

It will start at the Lutheran Seminary and visit haunted places on the west and north portions of the battlefield near the Peace Light.  This is where the fighting occurred on the first day of the battle on July 1, 1863.

Special Programs

This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.

WALK #2

Stories of the Women

Friday, November 10, Saturday, November 11, and Sunday, November 12, 2017

AVA Event # AT17/106615

Distance

5K & 10K Walks

Rating

1C

Event Number

106615

Dates

Friday, November 10,  Saturday, November 11, and Sunday, November 12, 2017

Start/Finish

Days Inn Gettysburg, 865 York Rd., Gettysburg, PA   17325

Start/Finish Times

Registration on Friday, and Saturday, between 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Sunday, between 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Participants must finish by 4:00 p.m. on Sunday.

Trail Description


Special Programs

This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.

 

WALK #3

Gettysburg in the Great War - PA

Friday, November 10, Saturday, November 11, and Sunday, November 12, 2017

AVA Event # AT17/107644

Distance

5K & 10K Walks

Rating

1C

Event Number

107644

Dates

Friday, November 10,  Saturday, November 11, and Sunday, November 12, 2017

Start/Finish

Days Inn Gettysburg, 865 York Rd., Gettysburg, PA   17325

Start/Finish Times

Registration on Friday, and Saturday, between 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Sunday, between 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Participants must finish by 4:00 p.m. on Sunday.

Trail Description


Special Programs

This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.

WALK #4

Adams County Winery

Saturday only, November 11, 2017

AVA Event # AT17/107147



   

 


 

 



Distance

5K, 6K, and 11K Trails

Trail Rating

2C

Event Number

107147 

Dates

Saturday, November 11, 2017.

Start/Finish Point

Adams County Winery, 251 Peach Tree Road, Ortanna, PA.  17353.   Visit the winery’s web site at http://www.adamscountywinery.com/

Start/Finish Times

Start between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 Noon.; finish by 3:00 p.m.

Trail 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 be available.  The 5K loop in the fruit orchards is not suitable for wheelchairs or strollers.

Special Programs

This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.

 

 

SWIM

Saturday only, November 11, 2017

AVA Event # AT17/107640

Distance

300 Meters

Trail Rating


Event Number

AT17/107640

Dates

Saturday, November 11, 2017.

Start/Finish Point

Start Location:  YWCA of Gettysburg & Adams County, 909 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA.

Start/Finish Times

Start between 2:15 - 3:45 p.m.  Finish by 4:30 p.m.

Trail Description



A 300 meter swim event will be held at the YWCA of Gettysburg and Adams County.  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.




Special Programs

There are no special programs for this event.

 

 


 
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Jan 26, 2017, 7:06 PM
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