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Le Mars Iowa Walk – North Central Region Roundup


Host Club:
North Central Region American Volkssport Association
AVA Sanction #: 121133
Dates: September 15, 2023 - September 17, 2023
Start Location: Plymouth Country Historical Museum
Location: 335 1st Ave SW, Le Mars, Iowa (N 42.78894 W 96.16822)
Hours: Friday: 10 - 12 noon, finish by 3 pm
Sat/Sun: Dawn to dusk
Distance: 10K and 5K
Rating: 1A This walk will support both strollers and wheelchairs.
Special Programs: Mayflower - 400th Anniversary Walk, Walking with America's Veterans, Walking the USA A-Z
Directions: A number of alternate routes from Madison
Parking: Ample parking is available in the park.
Description: This walk is part of the North Central Region Roundup. Visit the Ice Cream Capital of the World. More ice cream is made in Le Mars than any other place in the world. See Plymouth Rock. Visit the historic downtown and its art alleys. See some of the 55 ice cream sculptures that dot the landscape. Stroll through Veterans Park with its unique sculptures. Visit the Plymouth Historical Museum with five stories of exhibits. The walk is on city sidewalks. REGISTRATION FOR THE ROUNDUP IS NEEDED BY AUGUST 18, 2023. INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT The Roundup will include pizza and games on Friday, September 15 and a meeting and dinner on Saturday, September 16. There will be nine sanctioned events within about 50 miles of the host hotel in Rock Valley, IA. Room reservations must be made by September 1.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit only
Pets: Leashed pets will be permitted on the walk, but not allowed in buildings
Amenities: Restrooms available at the start point and along the trail
Contact: Butch Spaulding, (712) 435-0815,
Disclaimers: The AVA, and the starting point are not liable for accidents, thefts, personal injury and/or material damage. All attempts will be made to create a safe and enjoyable event. Participants accept the guideline of AVA Volkssport events and agree to observe the principles of good sportsmanship. Each participant is asked to sign a waiver from liability before the walk.