Gruene 10K Event completed 04/25/15

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Walk started inside the Gruene Dance hall.

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Volunteers selling start cards for $3.00 each.

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Volunteer collecting the completed registration cards and giving directions for the event.

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Second store built by Henry D. Gruene.

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Henry D. Gruene’s home.  Now a B&B.

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Recent rains caused the earthworms to be out.  They were very big.

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Small creek running muddy from the recent rains.

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Walk included a loop through some residential districts.

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Historical marker on the bridge over the Guadalupe.

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White water on the downstream side.

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Walkers getting refreshments at the checkpoint.

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Water over the road in one location.

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Nice old station wagon.

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Wildflowers were abundant here.

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Our second checkpoint.

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One of three deer we saw along the route.

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Decorated gate entrance.

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Crossing back over the Guadalupe, there is white water up river also.

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Moss hanging in the trees.

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Short climb from the river back to the historic district.

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Joann stamping the books at the finish table.

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Stage inside the Gruene Dance Hall.

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I am an avid Volksmarcher. I belong to Texas County Walkers in Mesquite.
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