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what is the event

Beaverdale Architecture Walk

Year Round Walk

SN: 117958 - 2021 / Y2629

when is the event

From Sat, Jan 2nd, 2021 to Dec 31st, 2021

Start box available: Dawn, finish by dusk

where is the event

Des Moines, Iowa

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

4046 Amick Ave, Des Moines, IA

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

Little Free Libraries

Walking with America's Veterans


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

Event comments

The walk consists of two loops, one 5k and one 6k.

conditions for the event

Distance: 5k & 6k, Rating: 1A

Restrooms: No

Pets: Yes

Strollers: Easy

Wheelchairs: Medium

Event information

Walk through a picturesque neighborhood with a variety of housing styles including the unique 1 1/2 story "Beaverdale Bricks", all metal Lustron kit houses sold by Sears in the 50's and charming miniature round houses built along the old trolley line to Camp Dodge.

Awards and fees: IVV Credit Only

how to get to the event

Driving to the start box

From I-35/I-80, take exit 135 towards 2nd ave. Take 2nd ave towards Des Moines. Right onto Euclid av, left at 38th st, sharp right on Amick. Start box is inside a Rubbermaid storage box in the driveway. Directions to the remote start at parking lot at 2702 Beaver av are provided on the walk directions.

Maps phrase and directions link

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4046 Amick Ave, Des Moines, IA

event sponsor

Greater Des Moines Volkssport Assn. (AVA-0250)

Event website: iowaswalkingclub.org

point of contact

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