Warrior 150 Challenge Veterans Day 2017 Hike

Warrior 150 Challenge FINAL Hike:

Veterans Day Hike to VA Medical Center

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Distance:                    4.5 miles; 7.2 kilometers

Start TIME:                8:00 AM

Start LOCATION:     Courthouse Square (Downtown Dayton) at the Lincoln Statue

                                          23 N. Main St., Dayton, OH 45402

https://www.google.com/maps/place/Lincoln+Statue/@39.7599829,-84.1931799,18.29z/data=!4m12!1m6!3m5!1s0x884081516a6ccd63:0x5f203c42d12538c2!2sCourthouse+Square!8m2!3d39.7602015!4d-84.1923563!3m4!1s0x8840815169d7d413:0x8db3e1aae1bcd97c!8m2!3d39.7599888!4d-84.1923033

End LOCATION:          Dayton VA Medical Center

                                     4100 W. Third St., Dayton, OH 45428

https:mailto:www.google.com/maps/place/Dayton+VA+Medical+Center/@39.7406964,-84.2627075,17z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x8840875bfbf7f8d9:0x68930695db2c7c3d!8m2!3d39.7420246!4d-84.2645099

MAP from Courthouse Square to DVAMC:

https:mailto:www.google.com/maps/place/Lincoln+Statue/@39.7599829,-84.1931799,18.29z/data=!4m12!1m6!3m5!1s0x884081516a6ccd63:0x5f203c42d12538c2!2sCourthouse+Square!8m2!3d39.7602015!4d-84.1923563!3m4!1s0x8840815169d7d413:0x8db3e1aae1bcd97c!8m2!3d39.7599888!4d-84.1923033

Honoring Event Start TIME:  9:45-10:00 AM (start time will depend on the arrival of hikers from Courthouse Square)

Historical DVMC Hike Start Time: Immediately following honoring event. (Distance waiting to be confirmed +/- 3miles, plenty of ways to shorten hike).

Anyone is welcome to come hike (walk) or roll, if you participated in any of the hiking or walking in the past or even if this is your first time! All are welcome, but only participate in the event if you are physically able. Participation is at your own risk.

Hikers will leave Courthouse Square and turn right down West Third Street. Hikers will arrive at the Dayton VA Medical Center via the Gettysburg Gate and end at The Miami Valley Military History Museum. Honoring event will be held outside the museum, to recognize those individuals who completed the Warrior 150 Challenge (hiking 150 kilometers total) and the 150 Walking Challenge (walking 150 miles). Following the event, everyone is encouraged to continue walking a self-guided route through the National Historical Landmark Dayton VA Medical Center. Historical Route follows the guide created by the American Veterans Heritage Center. A Veterans Day Ceremony will be held in the lobby of Building 330 at 11:00 AM, all are invited and welcome to attend. 

RTA does run bus #9 from Dayton VAMC to/from Wright Stop Plaza prior to hike and following. Bus stop location is in front of the medical center.  http://www.i-riderta.org/schedules/routeInfo?routeId=aa1d68f0-f6a6-496e-a65e-520b7700c0aa . Find more information about fare to ride RTA here: http://www.i-riderta.org/how-to-ride/fares-passes.

Dayton VA Medical Center presents in conjunction with the following community partners:

Dayton Area Chapter of the Red Cross

http://www.redcross.org/local/oh/dayton

The Miami Valley Military History Museum

http://www.mvmhm.com

https://www.facebook.com/mvmhm/

https://www.twitter.com/mvmhm/

Outdoor Adventure Connections:

http://outdooradventureconnection.com/

Buckeye Trail

http://buckeyetrail.org/