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The Sacramento Walking Sticks is the Nation's largest AVA affiliated walking club! We started in November 1984 and are a non-profit organization that is run 100% by volunteers. We are associated with:
All of our events:
  • Are open to everyone - you don't have to be a member to participate.
  • Are non-competitive - go at your own pace.
  • Can be done for free!
  • A low-cost Incentive Program is available.
Be sure to send us your email address so that you get our Walk Alerts! Walk Alerts give you all the information you need to participate in our events like location, times, driving directions, etc. This email list will never be sold or used for non-club purposes and you may unsubscribe at any time. (We don't like spam either.)
If you prefer using regular mail, our address is:
Sacramento Walking Sticks
P.O. Box 277303
Sacramento, CA 95827-7303

Upcoming Traditional Events:

Pi Day - March 14 & 15, 2017

Three 5K loops will combine to make the 15K walk; rated a 1A. Routes are west and south of Marie Callender's and are on slightly hilly and winding residential streets. Pass through San Juan Park and upscale neighborhoods near the North Ridge Country Club. Come celebrate the ratio between the circumference of a circle to its diameter (mathematicians signify this number with the greek leter Pi and is approximately 3.14) on Pi Day, Tuesday, March 14th as well as the next evening. And since the Greek letter "Pi" is pronounced like "pie" we'll start and finish our walk at Marie Callendar's where we'll have the opportunity to eat some pie. (Note: The formula to the right falls in the realm of imaginary mathematics like the square root of minus one.)

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Get Pi Day details here.
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March 25, 2017
Rancho Seco and the Howard Ranch Trail

Walk all or part of the 7-mile nature trail (unpaved) that starts along the shores of Rancho Seco Lake. See the wildflowers and other wonders of spring in the lower foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

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          Howard Ranch Trail           Rancho Seco Lake
Get Rancho Seco and the Howard Ranch Trail details here.
View the latest newletter by clicking below:

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You can always read the current or past newsletters on our Newsletter Page.
Membership Meetings:
February 9, 20177:00 pm (come earlier to eat)Del's Family Pizza8112 Madison Ave, Fair Oaks, CA 95628
March 9, 2017?To Be Determined 
April 13, 2017?To Be Determined 
May 11, 2017?To Be Determined 
June 8, 2017?To Be Determined 
Jul 13, 2017?To Be Determined 
August 10, 2017?To Be Determined 
September 14, 2017?To Be Determined 
October 12, 2017?To Be Determined 
November 9, 2017?To Be Determined 
If you need volkssporting supplies like event/distance books, Sticks Bucks or a New Walker Packet the Membership Meetings are a great opportunity to purchase them. Do you have pull tabs to turn in from your soda or beer cans? We’ll take them and give them to Ronald McDonald House.
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Page last updated: 14-January-2017