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Ginger's 60th Birthday Shindig

An Interactive Walking Celebration

WHEN: Sunday, February 12th, 2023


START: 10:00am  FINISH BY: 1:00pm


WHERE: The Kinney SLO, 1800 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

DISTANCE: 5k and 10k. RATED: 1A


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What: A completely unique, sanctioned volksmarch full of surprises and general frivolity. Walkers will be tasked to complete fun “challenges” at key checkpoints along the downtown San Luis Obispo route.

Why: To find a fun way to celebrate Ginger’s 60 years on planet Earth by including walking and silliness, and to find a way to embody Fun, Fitness, and Friendship in one event!

Who: The first 60 family and friends who sign up will receive gift bags with props and activity supplies. Additional folks wanting just to walk along are welcome.

Miscellaneous: Water & restrooms at start and along route.

Award: Special celebration stamp for your walking book, plus a few small souvenirs of this special day.

Cost: $5.00 per person, which includes IVV/AVA credit

Our Birthday Bash Volksmarch will be a 5K route that winds throughout downtown SLO, with multiple stops for activities and photo ops. A 5K extension will be available for walkers wishing to do 10K. Dogs are welcome on the entire walk with leash & clean-up. Strollers & wheelchairs are welcome as well.

Special Programs: Clock, May, Vet, WwW.


Attendees: PLEASE do not feel obligated to bring a gift. Instead, donate to your local Walking Club:)  Remember: No present, just your presence!

Directions: From South: take US 101 to Grand/Cal Poly exit. .Right on Grand to Monterey. Proceed toward downtown. Start on the left.


From North: take US 101 to Monterey St exit. At top of exit ramp,turn left across freeway to Monterey. Proceed down Monterey toward downtown SLO. Start on the right at stoplight at Grand.

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