SN: 116363 - 2021

Previous event - 8 DAYS AGO

what is the event

National Walking Week Event with OWF

Traditional Walk

where is the event

Fairborn, Ohio

The address/location for the start table is as follows:

Fairborn's Central Park

WARNING: The map pin is for reference only and may not accurately indicate the start box location or the event start.

when is the event

The event is closed

Starting Sat, Apr 3rd, 2021 for 1 day

Start table open: Register 8:00a - Noon; Finish by 3:00p.

reasons to do the event

Special programs

Ice Cream Parlors

Little Free Libraries

Walking the USA A - Z

Long description

Trail Description: Two 5K loops rated 1A. The trail consists of sidewalks and paved roads. Loop #1 includes the 9/11 Memorial and Downtown with Foy's iconic costume shops, 10 Cent Store and family diner, antique stores and other quaint businesses of Fairborn. Loop #2 will be through residential areas. Both loops are suitable for strollers and wagons. Wheelchairs may have a problem because of uneven sidewalks and curb cuts.

conditions for the event

Distance: 5K & 10K, Rating: 1A

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: Medium

Wheelchairs: Hard


Award: The walk is Free and All Are Welcome. All participants must sign a waiver. All participants must complete, sign and carry a start card as required by AVA. All cards must be turned in at the Finish. This event counts towards the acquisition of IVV Achievement Awards. Cost for IVV credit is $3.00. No refunds. Miscellaneous: Pets are welcome and must be on a leash; "pooper-scooper" law is in effect. FREE parking is available in the parking lot next to Central Park and the Fairborn YMCA.

Awards and fees: IVV Credit Only

how to get to the event

Driving to the start

Faiborn's Central Park Bandstand - 222 South Central Avenue, Fairborn, Ohio 45324. Directions: From I-70 East or Westbound: Take I-675 South to Exit 22 - SR235. Turn right on RT 235/Xenia Drive. After crossing over the Rail Road tracks, turn left at the light on East Dayton Drive. After crossing over Maple Avenue, turn left on Central Avenue (Shell Station on corner). Central Park will be on your left. Turn left at the light (Ohio Street), passing between the park and the YMCA. Park to the left near the park and Bandstand. AVA Banner will be on the Bandstand.

event sponsor

Ohio Wander Freunde (AVA-0002)

point of contact

Click inside the box to send an email to the POC.