what is the event

Year Round Walk

SN: 116986 - 2021 / Y1225

when is the event

From Fri, Jan 1st, 2021 to Dec 31st, 2021

Start box available: M-F 9-5, S 9-3, Sunday and holidays call ahead

where is the event

Morganton, North Carolina

The address/location to the Physical Start Box (PSB) for mapping services such as Google or Siri is as follows:

35.745090, -81.686390

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

reasons to do the event

Special programs

None provided

CC: Burke County


Special programs that are applicable to all events or all walks are not shown to reduce clutter.

Long description

Rated 2A. Suitable for strollers but not wheelchairs. Walk has four options. Only one event credit even if completing all options. 6/10 Km is along the greenway with views of the Catawba River and through a large park. This is the only option suitable for large wheel wheelchairs. Rated 1A. 11 Km includes historic old neighborhoods with homes from the 1800s through the 1920s, a picturesque downtown area, a beautiful old courthouse and a shaded greenway along the Catawba River. Saucy squirrels on the greenway love peanuts. Rated 2A. 13 Km includes the 11 Km option with additional neighborhoods and the site where Frankie Silver was hung for killing her husband. 21/23 Km is combination of above. Judge's is home of the finest BBQ in western NC. "B" award available.

conditions for the event

Distance: Distance 23/21/13/10/6km, Rating: 2A

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: Medium

Wheelchairs: Hard


None provided

Awards and fees: B Award

how to get to the event

Driving to the start box

110 E. Meeting St., , Morganton, NC 28655; 828-433-6793 M-F 9-5; Sat: 9-3; Sundays and holidays call ahead. From I-40 take exit 103 (US-64 East) toward Morganton. Follow "Visitor Information" signs. Go 1.5 miles to US-64/70 Business. Turn right and go approx. 1/2 mile passing Sterling St to VC at end of block on right. Driving Instructions to Greenway start point (across street from 128 Greenlee Ford Rd.) Exit visitors center and turn left on Green St. Left on E Union St Continue as It becomes W Union St. Just beyond Ingles Market (on right) turn right onto Greenlee Ford Rd. Parking is on right at end of road

event sponsor

Asheville Amblers (AVA-0046)

Event website: www.ashevilleamblers.com/Club-Events.html

point of contact

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