Falcon Wanderers Volkssporting Club
P.O. Box 17162
Colorado Springs, CO 80935-7162

Olympic Training Center Year-Round No photos available
Special Programs: Walking the USA, A-Z
Walking the United States (50 States/51 Capitals)
Walk Like An Olympian
Distance:  5 & 10 Kilometers (3.1 / 6.2 miles) Walk
Rating:  1A
YRE:  Daily, January 1 through December 31
Start/Finish times:  Dawn to Dusk
Starting point:  7-11, Uintah & I-25.  Do not park at the 7-11.
Directions:  From I-25, take exit 143 (Uintah) and proceed east one block to Glen St.  Turn left and the 7-11 is on the corner of Glen and Uintah.  From US 24 East or West, get on I-25 North and follow above directions.
Event info:  The Volksmarch box is located in the office on shelf behind cashier.  Ask cashier for walk box.  At the start/finish, you will pick up a map with driving directions to get to the walk trailhead (approximately one mile – DO NOT PARK at the 7-11).  RV parking is available on side streets near the trailhead.  Rated 1A, the trail is on city streets and sidewalks.  The 10Km walk passes the U.S. Olympic Training Center, which includes the original barracks of Ent Air Force Base where the athletes are housed.  Other historic landmarks including:  Palmer High School that was built by the WPA under FDR in 1940, Grace and St. Stephens Church (1895), the Fanny Mae Duncan home built to House entertainers such as Duke Ellington and Etta James who would perform at her Cotton Club, the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center among others.  The 5Km walks on beautiful Colorado College campus and through downtown passing the USOC Headquarters.  Strollers can complete the course.  Wheelchairs are not recommended.  Leashed pets only on trail.  Restrooms are available at the start/finish.  Altitude: 6012 ft.  County:  El Paso.
POC: Jean Foran moc.loa@narofnaejw 719-209-6497