Monthly Archives: September 2013

Land Heritage Institute 10K

This is a living land museum on 1200 acres of open space along the banks of the Medina River on the far south side of San Antonio preserving, maintaining and interpreting 10,000 years of continual human habitation.  Current property access … Continue reading

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Old Tunnel Wildlife Management Area 10K

The 10K didn’t actually go down to the tunnel and nature trail.  The 10K was just on country roads.  To see the tunnel and nature trail you had to do the 12K.  We just did the 10K.  We all started … Continue reading

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Austin Volksmarching Event (10K Walking Tour)

We headed down early this morning for a walk in the Violet Crown Community.  Never heard of it.  Well let me explain.  Some people credit the author, O. Henry, for the name Violet Crown.  He used the name in a … Continue reading

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Nacogdoches 10K Year Round

We headed out to East Texas on Saturday morning.  We started walking at 9:30 am and had a great walk.  Most of the Volksmarch walk route is along the Nana Bayou.  Great Trail. Store planter near walk start. Park Sign. … Continue reading

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Enchanted Rock 10K Year Round

After spending the night in Fredericksburg we headed north to walk the Enchanted Rock Natural Area. The first part of the 10K is a hike to the summit. When you get to the top you look for a round metal surveyor’s … Continue reading

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