Walk has 2 5k routes. One route goes into the Alberta District and the other route goes past the U of O campus and a Peace Pole (OTSVA 2024 Challenge).

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Traditional Walk

SN: 126041 - 2024

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Peace pole by University of Oregon - Portland campus
when is the event

Previous event - 13 DAYS AGO

Starting Sat, Feb 10th, 2024 for 1 day

Start table open: 9:00am to 11:30pm ONLY

where is the event

Portland, Oregon

The address/location to the start table for mapping services such as Google or Siri is as follows:

McMenamins Kennedy School, 5736 NE 33rd Avenue, Portland, Oregon

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


Step to the Beat

CC: Multnomah County


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Event comments

Pets are not allowed inside the McMenamins Kennedy School building. Walking routes will NOT be marked this year - Written instructions and maps will be provided. There are two 5km routes.One 5km route goes on sidewalks into the Alberta District and their various shops and eateries. The other 5km route - You will walk past some nice older neighborhood homes, around Alberta Park and past the old Concordia University (now University of Oregon - Portland campus). There is a Peace Pole on this route. ESVA Challenge - That's Entertainment. There "will be" a group walk for both distances (5k/10k) starting at 9:30am.

conditions for the event

Rating: 1A, Distance: 5, 10km

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: Hard

Wheelchairs: No

Event information

Walk on sidewalks and along street shoulders into some of the historic areas of Portland and into Alberta Park, past University of Oregon - Portland Campus (find the Peace Pole) for this particular 5km route. The other 5km route goes to and through the Alberta District and some of their nice eateries and various shops.There “will be” a group walk for both route distances (5k/10k) starting at 9:30am.


how to get to the event

Driving to the start

5736 NE 33rd St, Portland I-84 Eastbound from I-5: Exit #1 (NE 33rd Ave). Turn LEFT for 2 miles to the McMenamins Kennedy School at NE 33rd Ave and NE Jessup. Turn RIGHT onto NE Jessup to the McMenamins Kennedy School Parking lot on Left. If necessary, on-street parking is available. I-84 Westbound from I-205: Exit #2 (NE 43rd Ave). LEFT on NE Halsey St. RIGHT on NE Cesar E Chavez Blvd (formerly NE 39th Ave) to NE Broadway. LEFT on NE Broadway to NE 33rd Ave. RIGHT on NE 33rd Ave to McMenamins Kennedy School on the Right - corner of NE Jessup and NE 33rd Ave (see above).

Maps phrase and directions link

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McMenamins Kennedy School, 5736 NE 33rd Avenue, Portland, Oregon

event sponsor

Columbia River Volkssport Club (AVA-0242)

Event website: www.walking4fun.org

point of contact

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