The Colony Shoreline Trail Event completed 05/09/15

Evelyn working walk registration at the pavilion in Ridgepointe Park.

Evelyn working walk registration at the pavilion in Ridgepointe Park.

Maggie - Plano Walking Club President.

Maggie – Plano Walking Club President.

Walkers on the trail ahead of us.

Walkers on the trail ahead of us.

Ed and Carol on the first bridge crossing.

Ed and Carol on the first bridge crossing.

Pretty flowers.

Pretty flowers.

Walkers gathered around the checkpoint.

Walkers gathered around the checkpoint.

Gary and Connie

Gary and Connie

Keith and Sally - Checkpoint volunteers.

Keith and Sally – Checkpoint volunteers.

Nice fountain in the lake.

Nice fountain in the lake.

Bright splash of colorful flowers.

Bright splash of colorful flowers.

Marina in the distance and the trail curves.

Marina in the distance and the trail curves.

Looking for a place to hide a letterbox with a toadstool stamp and I found the real thing.  Didn't leave the box here though.

I was looking for a place to hide a letterbox with a toadstool stamp and I found the real thing. Didn’t leave the box here though.

 

11K Turn around.  We retraced our steps back to the start.

11K Turn around. We retraced our steps back to the start.

Memorial Sundial to Keith Helms, the man who oversaw the construction of The Colony Shoreline Trail.  He passed away in 2014.

Memorial Sundial to Keith Helms, the man who oversaw the construction of The Colony Shoreline Trail. He passed away in 2014.

One of the many houses bordering the trail.

One of the many houses bordering the trail.

There was a big Heron, but he was too quick for me.

There was a big Heron, but he was too quick for me.

Rabbit was more accommodating.  He posed nicely for the picture.

This rabbit was more accommodating. He posed nicely for a picture.

Thistles lined the trail here.

Thistles lined the trail here.

Footprints on the trail show we had lots of walkers out for "World Walking Day".

Footprints on the trail show we had lots of walkers out for “World Walking Day”.

Turtle hiding in plain sight along the trail.

Turtle hiding in plain sight along the trail.

Walkers gathered at the finish.

Walkers gathered at the finish.

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