Start Point 2018 Changes

 

Last Revision 6/8/2018

 

Changes posted here are only for events published within the Starting Point 2018 book. To read extensive information on 2018 events, please visit the Events main menu tab, then select the Search Events link.

Did a significant change happen to your Year Round or Seasonal Event? The change must first be made through the Club Maintenance and ESR Entry Site. For example - Start/Finish Point Change, Hours of Operation change, Point of Contact change. The club's Point of Contact should send an e-mail to hector@ava.org and provide the following information: City, State, Year Round or Seasonal Event Number, Sanction Number, Event Name, what has changed, and the page number where it is located. A link to the event will be made from this Starting Point Changes web page to the event listed on the AVA website. Thank you.

YR #
Sanction
Location and Event Name Correction
Page
Dated
Alabama
           
Alaska
           
Arizona
1811 108619 Fountain Hills, AZ Start point has changed its name to Centerstone Plaza Hotel & Suites 10 1/26/2018
1184 109293 Mesa, AZ Starting point name has changed from Mezona to Ramada. 13 3/8/2018
0533 109303 Tucson, AZ - A Mountain The RiverPark Inn is now the Ramada by Wyndham. 25 4/24/2018
0321 109305 Tucson, AZ - Downtown University Added additional 5K route and the RiverPark Inn is now the Ramada by Wyndham. 25 4/24/2018
0712 109304 Tucson, AZ - Santa Cruz River The RiverPark Inn is now the Ramada by Wyndham. 27 4/24/2018
Arkansas
           
California
0426 109338 Avila Beach, CA Starting point address has been updated. 36 2/27/2018
1963 109339 Avila Beach, CA Starting point address has been updated. 36 2/27/2018
0200 108696 Carlsbad, CA The change is a New Start Point and remote start for walk. 41 1/1/2018
1212 108714 Menifee, CA Start point reopened. 67 6/5/2018
1213 108716 Menifee, CA Start point reopened. 67 6/5/2018
0701 108699 Menifee, CA Start point reopened. 68 6/5/2018
1821 109343 Pismo Beach, CA Starting point address has been updated. 75 2/27/2018
1515 108519 West Sacramento, CA New starting point location and hours. 120 2/27/2018
Colorado
1704 109333 Denver, CO - University of Denver The correct address for the starting point, 24 Hour Fitness is 2770 S. Colorado Blvd. not 2270. 131 5/14/2018
0095 110318 Colorado Springs, CO - Bear Creek Park New POC: Violet Sykora 719-650-5798 sykoravss@gmail.com 127 2/27/2018
1956 110313 Salida, CO New Name for Motel: Loyal Duke Lodge 140 5/20/2018
Connecticut
           
Delaware
           
Florida
1786 108878 Fernandina Beach, FL - Egan’s Creek Greenway Walk Point of Contact information has been changed. 159 1/1/2018
1755 108875 Fernandina Beach, FL - Historic Downtown Point of Contact information has been updated and changed for 2017 and 2018. 160 1/1/2018
0577 108880 Gainesville, FL Deleted info about starting walk at VA Hospital. 162 1/1/2018
  108880 Gainesville, FL Deleted info about starting walk at VA Hospital.   11/15/2017
1345 109240 Orlando, FL - Celebration #1 The original Start Point Starbucks has reopened and everything is as it was before the refurbishment. 171 6/8/2018
1817 109239 Orlando, FL - Celebration #2 The original Start Point Starbucks has reopened and everything is as it was before the refurbishment. 172 6/8/2018
0661 106649 Safety Harbor, FL There is a new starting point: The Paradise Restaurant, 443 Main St., Safety Harbor FL. 181 3/8/2018
Georgia
1101 109452 Mableton, GA - Silver Comet Trail Georgia Starting point has changed. 191 1/5/2018
Hawaii
1072 108155 Volcano, HI Temporarily closed until further notice. 202 5/17/2018
Idaho
           
Illinois
0831 109612 Frankfort, IL New starting point and hours. 203 9/1/2017
2167 109585 Columbia, IL - A Walk in Historic Columbia New facility is completed. 210 1/23/2018
Indiana
           
Iowa
           
Kansas
           
Kentucky
           
Louisiana
           
Maine
           
Maryland
1176 108188 Annapolis, MD New start box is setup in new Start Point Grump’s Restaurant, in Hillsmere Shopping Center, right across from the Park entrance. 264 4/10/2018
0749 108943 C&O Canal, MD Name has changed to Big Slackwater to Little Orleans 268 1/25/2018
0370 109146 Columbia, MD Starting point location has changed. 273 1/1/2018
1042 109143 Columbia, MD Starting point location has changed. 273 1/1/2018
0889 108126 Gaithersburg, MD - Montgomery Village Starting Point changed to Sunrise Montgomery Village Senior Living 278 4/23/2018
0339 108125 Gaithersburg, MD - Seneca Creek State Park Starting Point changed to Sunrise Montgomery Village Senior Living 278 4/23/2018
1572 109230 Ocean City, MD Starting Point will be closed for the remainder of the year and will reopen February 2018. 286 1/1/2018
Massachusetts
1090 110127 Boston, MA - Back Bay Starting point has been updated. 298 6/8/2018
0730 110126 Boston, MA - Freedom Trail Starting point has been updated. 298 6/8/2018
1035 108669 Sandwhich, MA Temporary starting point. 306 1/26/2018
Michigan
0954 110108 Monroe, MI Point of Contact change (has been changed on ESR)   11/15/2017
Minnesota
2243 109726 Spring Grove, MN New Start Point at Kwik Trip. Original Starting, a Motel is closed. This walk will now start 4/12/2018 323 4/3/2018
Mississippi
           
Missouri
1469 109074 Chilicothe, MO New Starting Point has been found and updated.   1/1/2018
1125 109372 Neosho, MO The Neosho walk is closed for a short while because the start point is closed for remodeling and the walk box is inaccessible. 346 1/26/2018
Montana
           
Nebraska
           
Nevada
0208 109785 Las Vegas, NV - North Strip The Westin Starbucks is closed for renovation. During this remodel ask for the Walk Box at the Concierge Desk (7AM-7PM). Box will be at desk or in Concierge office. 366 5/10/2018
1507 109786 Las Vegas, NV - South Strip The Westin Starbucks is closed for renovation. During this remodel ask for the Walk Box at the Concierge Desk (7AM-7PM). Box will be at desk or in Concierge office. 367 5/10/2018
0474 109787 Las Vegas, NV - University The Westin Starbucks is closed for renovation. During this remodel ask for the Walk Box at the Concierge Desk (7AM-7PM). Box will be at desk or in Concierge office. 368 5/10/2018
New Hampshire
           
New Jersey
           
New Mexico
           
New York
0307 109828 New York City, NY - Midtown (2016) Start Point closed. Remote Start Only.
The ASICS shoe store in New York City that was the previous start point has closed. The four New York City walks are in the process of being converted to On-line Registration. Until this is finished please contact Charles Kaiser at charles.a.kaiser@us.army.mil for directions.
399 1/1/2018
0324 109829 New York City, NY - Greenwich Village

(2016) Start Point closed. Remote Start Only.
The ASICS shoe store in New York City that was the previous start point has closed. The four New York City walks are in the process of being converted to On-line Registration. Until this is finished please contact Charles Kaiser at charles.a.kaiser@us.army.mil for directions.
399 1/1/2018
0315 109830 New York City, NY - Lower Manhattan (2016) Start Point closed. Remote Start Only.
The ASICS shoe store in New York City that was the previous start point has closed. The four New York City walks are in the process of being converted to On-line Registration. Until this is finished please contact Charles Kaiser at charles.a.kaiser@us.army.mil for directions.
400 1/1/2018
0308 109831 New York City, NY - Central Park (2016) Start Point closed. Remote Start Only.
The ASICS shoe store in New York City that was the previous start point has closed. The four New York City walks are in the process of being converted to On-line Registration. Until this is finished please contact Charles Kaiser at charles.a.kaiser@us.army.mil for directions.
400 1/1/2018
North Carolina
           
North Dakota
Ohio
           
Oklahoma
1084 106628 Broken Arrow, OK Starting point has changed. Please contact POC. 458 1/26/2018
1406 109506 Tulsa, OK - Promenade Mall and Outdoor Walk Starting point has changed. 465 1/26/2018
Oregon
1055 109897 Astoria, OR - Astoria Riverwalk Registration point time and date changes. 469 1/5/2018
1136 109474 Astoria, OR - Ft. Clatsop -  Sunset Beach Registration point time and date changes. 469 1/5/2018
2213 109912 Astoria, OR - Gnat Creek Registration point time and date changes. 470 1/5/2018
2249 110166 Fairview, OR - Blue Lake The Volkswalk book is now located on the bottom shelf of the bookcase at the end of the Service Customer Desk. 481 4/17/2018
1489 109439 Fairview, OR - Salish Ponds The Volkswalk book is now located on the bottom shelf of the bookcase at the end of the Service Customer Desk. 481 4/17/2018
2212 109763 Irrigon, OR - Riverside Town The Registration is no longer remote. A start box station has been placed at the Umatilla Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center 491 6/1/2018
1258 109475 Manzanita, OR - Town Registration point time changes. 495 1/5/2018
1916 109896 McMinnville, OR Error: POC: Betty Budzik’s e-mail address is bgbudzik@gmail.com   4/23/2018
0389 109568 Milwaukie, OR Address has changed. Start box is still inside the hospital. 497 4/30/2018
1455 109273 Portland, OR Starting point has new name, it is now the Clarion Inn and Suites. 508 3/8/2018
2211 109762 Umatilla, OR - Gateway to Eastern Oregon The Registration is no longer remote. A start box station has been placed at the Umatilla Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center. 524 6/1/2018
Pennsylvania
2322 111139 Clinton, PA - Racoon Creek State Park Phone number added.   2/24/2018
2276 110341 Connellsville, PA Event has been canceled 533 1/5/2018
0306 109216 Easton, PA Start Point has been changed to the Grand Eastonian Hotel & Suites, 140 Northampton St. 535 4/19/2018
2205 109918 Fayetteville, PA - Mont Alto State Park Changed trail rating from 2C to 2B; Description of one of the 5K loops was changed. 539 1/5/2018
1380 109006 Fayetteville - Pine Grove Furnace SP Changed trail rating from 1B to 3C 539 1/5/2018
0050 109120 Gettysburg, PA - Walk #1 Changes made to the AVA Special Programs. 541 1/5/2018
0745 108997 Harrisburg, PA I have updated the Hotel name from Comfort Inn – Riverfront to Quality Inn. 543 3/8/2018
1041 108998 Harrisburg, PA I have updated the Hotel name from Comfort Inn – Riverfront to Quality Inn. 544 3/8/2018
2274 110371 Johnstown, PA - Historic Johnstwon Event has been canceled. 545 1/5/2018
2278 110233 Kittanning, PA Event has been canceled. 546 1/5/2018
0497 109969 Punxsutawney, PA Correction to starting point location. 557 1/28/2018
1993 109478 Punxsutawney, PA Correction to starting point location. 558 1/28/2018
2279 110338 Washington, PA Phone number added. 564 5/24/2018
0756 108172 York, PA - Shoehouse Walk POC has changed. 569 1/26/2018
Rhode Island
1092 109197 Providence, RI - Capital Start Point will be closed Mondays and Tuesdays in January, February and March. 571 1/5/2018
South Carolina
2066 105225 Clemson, SC - Universtiy Campus Temporary cancelled due to massive contruction projects interrupting route, 575 6/8/2018
1680 109764 Travelers Rest, SC "Exit 24" should be "exit 25". 584 3/15/2018
South Dakota
1625 110213 Hill City, SD - Mickelson Trail North New Start Point Heart of the West Conoco 632 Main Street Hill City South Dakota. 588 5/16/2018
1623 108989 Hill City, SD - Mickelson Trail South New Start Point Heart of the West Conoco 632 Main Street Hill City South Dakota. 588 5/16/2018
Tennessee
2218 109700 Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN - Newfound Gap Trail rating has changed from 5-E to 3-C due to reassessment of the trail. 598 1/5/2018
0592 106181 Knoxville, TN Distances are now 7k and 12k Rating 3A, not suitable for strollers nor wheelchairs 587 3/2/2017
1552 106193 Rogersville, TN Corrected from 5k/10k to 6k/10k 589 4/29/2017
Texas
0363 108312 Fort Worth, TX - Stockyards Address change. 617 2/27/2018
2158 109444 George West, Texas This walk box has gone missing. Email POC for start card, waiver, instructions (dahv@earthlink.net) 619 2/27/2018
  110686 Gladewater, TX Event has been canceled due to flooding.   3/9/2018
0070 108237 Highland Park, TX Starting point has changed. 623 1/5/2018
1040 110044 Rockport, TX Now open. 639 1/5/2018
1355 108310 Weatherford, TX - Historic Walk Box was stolen and the walk is temporarily closed. 655 6/8/2018
0109 105341 Wichita Falls, TX - Lucy Park Trail has been reopened. 656 2/27/2018
Utah
           
Vermont
           
Virginia
0284 109182 Yorktown, VA - Battlefield Starting Point has changed. 705 1/5/2018
0285 109183 Yorktown, VA - Town Starting Point has changed. 706 1/5/2018
Washington
2035 109959 Federal Way, WA New POC. 707 2/27/2018
0972 109962 Kent - Green River Trail New POC. 715 2/27/2018
1291 109960 Kent - Lake Fenwick New POC. 715 2/27/2018
1492 109961 Kent, WA - Parks and Downtown New POC. 716 2/27/2018
0408 108686 Seattle, WA - Fremont Ship Canal Sunday hours have temporarily changed. 774 1/26/2018
1402 108687 Seattle, WA - Lake Union Sunday hours have temporarily changed. 775 1/26/2018
0351 108688 Seattle, WA - University of Washington Sunday hours have temporarily changed. 778 1/26/2018
1657 108844 Yelm, WA The START BOX is now located at the Customer Service counter. Please ask for it there. 805 1/5/2018
West Virginia
1933 109081 Harper's Ferry, WV - Appalachian Trail The 12K Appalachian Trail Walk is now 10K 808 1/5/2018
Wisconsin
           
Wyoming
2308 110505 Sheridan, WY Starting Point location has changed. 12/4/2017


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