Winston Wanderers Walking Club

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Enjoy walking with a group that enjoys walking

  Walk with people who enjoy walking. Set a pace which allows you to enjoy the scenery. Our 5 and 10 kilometer walks are in areas of historical interest or scenic beauty such as parks and in conjunction with events of community interest. The Winston Wanderers Walking Club is located in the Piedmont of North Carolina, including Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and High Point.  The club is affiliated with The Tarheel State Walkers VolksSports Association (TSWVA), The American VolksSports Association (AVA), and The International Federation of Popular Sports (IVV). We hold weekend walks in the Central North Carolina area and have permanent trails located throughout the state.

To learn more about our club or join us, look at our club brochure here.

 

 

 

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April 15th Meeting has been cancelled.

 

 

Our meeting has been cancelled due to prior commitments of our officers. 

 


 

 

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UPCOMING GROUP WALKS

 

SALEM LAKE ON 4/13:  This Sunday afternoon walk will start at 2 pm at the picnic area.  Registration will take place there.   From US-52 take Exit 108C (Stadium Drive or Ram Drive).  Turn RIGHT if northbound or LEFT if southbound on Ram Drive toward Winston-Salem State University. Follow Ram Drive to its end at MARTIN LUTHER KING Drive. Turn RIGHT on MARTIN LUTHER KING to the 3rd traffic light at REYNOLDS PARK ROAD (to the left). Turn LEFT on REYNOLDS PARK ROAD for 1.8 miles to SALEM LAKE RD. Look for Park sign on the left side. LEFT on SALEM LAKE RD to the end.

 

ROCK HILL ON 4/19:  The walk will start at 10 am at the YMCA of Rock Hill, 803-329-9622 402 Charlotte Ave.

Directions: From I-77, take Exit 82B (Hwy 21 South, Cherry Road). Follow Cherry Rd. about 3 miles and turn left onto Charlotte Ave. YMCA is about 1/2 mile on the left.

 

WILMINGTON/SOUTHPORT ON 4/19:  The Wilmington walk will start at 10 AM at the Cape Fear Coast Convention & Visitors Bureau, 505 Nutt St. 877-945-6386    The Southport walk will start at the Southport Visitor's Center, 113 West Moore Street in Southport at 2 PM. 

Directions to Wilmington:
From West- I-40 East to exit 416A for I-140W/US17S "Shallotte & Myrtle Beach"  * 7 miles to US421/US17S. 2.8 miles to left at 1st light US74E "Wilmington." ** Left lane as you cross Isabel Holmes bridge, exit "Wilmington Downtown" onto 3rd St.  Right at third light on Redcross St. Three blocks to "T" at Nutt St. Right, then immediate left to Visitor Center next to Railroad Museum. Look for Locomotive.
From North: US17S becomes I-140 in Wilmington. Then as * above.
From South or West via US17N, US74E, US76E: As approach Wilmington exit for US421N/US17N/US74E. Pass Battleship Memorial, over Thomas Rhodes Bridge, then right at light on US74E. Then as ** above.
Directions to Southport:

Tourist Info: 910-457-7927. FROM THE WEST: take US 74 east to the junction of NC 211. Take NC 211 south to Southport (it becomes Howe Street) and take a LEFT at the last stoplight before the water (Moore Street); proceed one block to Davis Street. The Visitors’ Center is on Davis St . FROM WILMINGTON: take US 74 west. Follow US 17 south and take a left onto NC 87. When NC 87 joins NC 133 at Sunny Point, bear right onto NC 133. Take a left onto NC 211 (Howe Street) and turn LEFT at the last stoplight before the water (Moore Street). One block to Davis St. The Visitor's Center is on Davis Street (on street parking).

 

MYRTLE BEACH ON 4/20:

The start time for the Myrtle Beach walk is 10 AM at the Ocean Dunes Resort Health Club (201 75th Ave., North Myrtle Beach, SC.)

Directions to Myrtle Beach:

From Highway 17 Bypass in Myrtle Beach, turn East on 76th Ave. North. Cross Business 17 and turn right onto Ocean Blvd. Go one block and turn left on 75th Ave. North and then right into Ocean Dunes Hotel parking lot. Health Club is on the right of the hotel entrance.

 

HIGH POINT ON 4/26:  The walk will start in Armstrong Park at 10 am.  The restrooms in the park are usually not open, so find some on the way there.  The box will be at the start so registration will not involve going to the Golden B Restaurant.

Directions:  To get to Armstrong Park from Main St, turn North on Lexington Ave (Right if you are coming from Greensboro way or Left if you are coming from Winston-Salem way) for 4 blocks to Blain St and turn right.  On Blain St., turn left at the 4th street on the left (Parkway Ave. E) and then an immediate left turn into the parking lot.

 

KANNAPOLIS ON 5/3:  We will walk in the morning starting at 9 am.  We will park in the new parking lot at the bank on Main Street and walk to the Exxon Station to register, do the rest of the walk, and finish at the cars.

Directions: From 1-85, take Exit 60 (Dale

Eamhart Blvd) and head into Kannapolis.  After many miles of driving, you will go under a Railroad overpass. Immediately, turn right onto Main Street. The start point (Exxon Station) is at this corner.  Drive a short block and turn into the bank’s lot on the right.

 


 

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