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Shape Up Vashon 1 month Walk, Run, Cycle Blitz!

For our early fall event, Shape Up Vashon is offering guided walks, runs and a bike event from Sept 18-Oct 19.

Free and open to everyone. Just meet at the times and places noted. Some walks and runs are on uneven trails. Bring water and consider walking sticks or poles. Check additional activities, changes, or weather postponements.

 Friday Sept. 26 at 8:45: Join Rhonda Gilliam and Linda Fox for a walk on the Dilworth Loop. Meet at the corner of 91st Ave. SW & SW Dilworth Rd. 2½ miles paved road, 133 ft. gradual elevation. Easy healthy walk pace, not a stroll, about 3 miles per hour. 1-1 ½ hours.

This walk will repeat each Friday, Oct 3, 10, 17.

Sunday Sept 28 at 8:00 AM: Join Kelly Straight for a run in Center Forest Park. Meet at the entrance at the end of 188th St. Run at 9-12 minute mile pace. 1 hour.

This run will repeat each Sunday.

Sat. Oct. 4 at 10:00 AM Join Keith Putnam for a Dockton history walk.  Meet at Dockton Park. Keith is an Island architect and has lived here since the 1930’s. He will take you to the history displays along the road and embellish your view with stories of the past. Slower interesting walk on paved surfaces. 1-11/2 hour.

 Sun. Oct. 5 at 11 AM:
Join Kelly Straight for a Family bike ride around the Burton Loop.

Meet at the gravel parking lot across from the Burton store.
Easy ride, all ages welcome.  Pit Stop at Jensen Point.
One lap around the Burton peninsula with a second lap option.  

Thursday Oct. 9 at 10:00 AM: Join Kathleen Davis to hike Shinglemill Trail. Meet at the trailhead on 156th across from Vashon Winery red barn. Spectacular but steep trail goes down to the creek and back up the ravine twice. End up at Fern Cove, then return. 4 miles, 2-3 hours. Bring walking sticks, water. Postpone for heavy rain.

Sunday Oct. 12 at 11 AM: Jogging 101.
Want to start jogging from a walking program or a combo of jog/walk?
Join Kelly Straight for a 1.5 hour intro to gait cycle and jogging. Meet at the High School track.
Focus on form, pace and breathing. Receive a walk to run program.

More to be announced! Watch for additions, or changes at and our Shape Up Vashon Facebook page.

Save the date!
October 21 FED UP movie at the Vashon Theater. Free to all. Bring your friends and family.
 Sponsored by Shape Up Vashon
Hosted by GreenTech and the Vashon Community Theater