Constitution Walk: April 6, 2014
James Madison’s Montpelier, 11407 Constitution Highway, Montpelier Station, VA 22957, Lat. 38°13’36”N, Long. 78°10’46”W
Located on Route 20, four miles south of the town of Orange.
NOTE: James Madison’s Montpelier IS NOT located in Montpelier, Virginia, which is a town located on Route 33, outside of Richmond. James Madison’s Montpelier is located in Orange County, just north of Charlottesville and east of Culpeper.
From Charlottesville, VA: Take VA-20 N (Stony Point Rd) 8 miles before turning right to stay on Co Rd 600/VA-20 N/Stony Point Rd. Continue to follow VA-20 N to the stop sign. Turn left onto US-33 W/VA-20 N/Spotswood Trail. Take the 1st right onto VA-20 N/Constitution Hwy. In approximately 8 miles, the Montpelier entrance will be on your right. Your journey should take about 30 minutes.
From Washington, D.C.: From 66 west, merge onto US-29 south at EXIT 43 towards Gainesville/Warrenton. Continue approximately 38 miles until you reach Exit US-15 toward Culpeper/Orange. Turn left onto US-15 S/US-15-BRS/Orange. Continue for 17 miles, then turn right onto West Main St. (US-15/VA-20-BR) onto Route 20 S. After approximately 4 miles, the Montpelier entrance will be on your left. Your journey should take approximately 2 hours.
From Richmond, VA: Take I-64 W to US-15 via EXIT 136 towards Gordonsville/Palmyra. Turn right onto Route 15 N towards Gordonsville. Continue approximately 12 miles. You will enter a roundabout and take the 2nd exit to continue onto N Main St/US33/VA-231. Stay to the right to stay on Blue Ridge Turnpike/VA-231. Continue approximately 6 miles, then turn right onto Constitution Hwy/VA-20. After 3 miles, the Montpelier entrance will be on your right. Your journey should take approximately 1-½ hours.
SPONSOR: Cavalier Volkssporting Club
HOST LOCATION (START & FINISH): James Madison’s Montpelier, 11407 Constitution Hwy, Montpelier Station, VA 22957, Lat. 38°13’36”N, Long. 78°10’46”W http://www.montpelier.org
DATE: April 6, 2014
DISTANCE: 5 & 10 Kilometer Routes
EVENT: AT 14/98357
ELIGIBILITY: Everyone! Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. All new walkers are very welcome. Experienced walkers are encouraged to attend and to bring their finest walking sticks, patches and pins to show to new walkers!
PETS: Leashed pets are welcome; please clean-up after them!
START & FINISH TIME: The start window will be 9:00–10:30 AM, with a finish by 1:30 PM.
A-AWARD: The A-Award for the event is a 1-inch pin as shown in the logo above. Maximum of 50 pins will be ordered March 3. No reorder will be placed.
REGISTRATION & FEES: Pre-registration by March 28 is highly recommended. Participants may register online, by phone 434-924-3791, in person at the Intramural-Recreational Sports Business Office, UVA Aquatic & Fitness Center, PO Box 400317, 450 Whitehead Road, Charlottesville, Virginia 22904.
AVA SPECIAL PROGRAMS: The 10K will qualify for the following special events: Walking USA A-Z, Walking the United States, Trekking with the Trees, Rainbow Color-Named Places, National Register of Historic Places, You’ll Never Walk Alone and Honoring our Flag.
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