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Volksmarch

April 22 & Oct 28, 2017

Volksmarch - Germania Society of Cincinnati

Volksmarch

April 22 & Oct 28, 2017

Volksmarch - Germania Society of Cincinnati

Volksmarch

(2017 TBA)

Volksmarch - Germania Society of Cincinnati

Volksmarch

April 22 & Oct 28, 2017

Volksmarch - Germania Society of Cincinnati

Volksmarch

April 22 & Oct 28, 2017

Volksmarch - Germania Society of Cincinnati

Volksmarch

April 22 & Oct 28, 2017

Volksmarch - Germania Society of Cincinnati

Volksmarch

April 22 & Oct 28, 2017

Volksmarch - Germania Society of Cincinnati

Volksmarch

April 22 & Oct 28, 2017

Volksmarch - Germania Society of Cincinnati

Volksmarch

April 22 & Oct 28, 2017

Spring 2017 Volksmarch: Saturday, April 22

This spring, the Germania Volksmarch Gruppe is celebrating Earth Day! Walk with your friends for a 5k and 10k German-Style Hike.

This is a PUBLIC event, open to all.

  • Nature lovers will enjoy our beautiful trails in Germania Park as well as the meadows, farmland, and rural roads.
  • Great exercise for health enthusiasts.
  • Fun for the whole family.
  • Your dogs are welcome on the trail on a leash (but not in the Klubhaus).

Register between 9:00am and 12:30pm. Complete the walk no later than 4:00pm.

REFRESHMENTS

Have fun in our Klubhaus (and Biergarten, weather permitting) and join us for lunch, dessert, and libations, after the walk:

  • Our resident German chef Iris and her helpers will be preparing and serving authentic German dishes, including: Goulash Soup, Potato Pancakes, Berlin-style Currywurst, Assorted Wursts, Sauerkraut, Hot Dogs, and Vegetarian Plates.
  • Visit our Konditorei for delicious German pastries and try our Cream Puff Bar for the flavor of your choice: traditional, cherry, chocolate, and black forest.
  • Full kitchen open 11:00am-4:30pm. (Coffee and some snacks available at 10:00am.) Carry-out available for all food.
  • We are proud to have 8 German Biers on tap, as well as German wines.
  • And stay to hear the famous Germania Jagdhornbläser Gruppe.
1.5″ Lapel/Hat Pin available for purchase, designed by our own Diane Cartheuser

RECYCLING DROP OFF

In recognition of Earth Day, we invite you to drop off your aluminum cans, glass bottles, and paper products for recycling.  We will have deposit containers available at the entrance to the Klubhaus.

When we recycle we: save natural resources, save space in our landfills, save energy, and reduce pollution.  We thank you for your recyclables and so does Mother Earth!

COST: Walk $3.00 / Pin: $5.00

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Volksmarch

Volksmarch Gruppe - Germania Society Cincinnati

The Germania Volksmarch Gruppe encourages members and friends to get out into nature for some exercise! A Volksmarch (people’s march) is a noncompetitive leisurely walk along a marked trail. The goal of a Volksmarch is to develop physical fitness, encourage good health, and enjoy the camaraderie of fellow walkers. We work under the umbrella of the Ohio Volkssport Association (OVA) and the American Volkssport Association (AVA), and walkers can accumulate credits and awards after successfully completing their walk. Participants walk along a trail through the Germania property, and can enjoy an authentic German lunch and beverages at the Germania Society clubhouse.

Volksmarches originated in Germany in 1968. They became very popular with the American military that were stationed in Germany at that time. Veterans returning to the United States wanted to continue these walks and founded the American Volkssport Association in 1976. In keeping with the tradition of all German cultural events, the Germania Society started the Germania Volksmarch Gruppe in 2005 and sponsors two walks each year, one the fourth Saturday of April and one on the fourth Saturday of October. Both a 5k and a 10K walk are offered.

The leaders of the Germania Volksmarch Gruppe are:

CoordinatorPatty Galvin
Administration – Sylvia Ridenour
Kitchen – Iris Elleman

Past Volksmarches:

  • Fall 2016 “Walking in a Wiener Wonderland”
    22 October 2016
  • Spring 2016 “Favorite Things”
    23 April 2016
  • Fall 2015 “10th Anniversary”
    24 October 2015
  • Spring 2015 – 25 April 2015
  • Fall 2014 – 25 October 2014
  • Spring 2014 – 26 April 2014
  • Fall 2013 – 26 October 2013
  • Spring 2013 “Erwachen dur Natur”
    27 April 2013
  • Fall 2012 “Weinlese”
    27 October 2012
  • Spring 2012 “Germania im Frühling”
    28 April 2012

  • Fall 2011 “Jäger Lauf”
    22 October 2011
  • Spring 2011 “Gesundhike”
    29 April 2011
  • Fall 2010 – 23 October 2010
  • Spring 2010 – 24 April 2010
  • Fall 2009 – 24 October 2009
  • Spring 2009 – 25 April 2009
  • Fall 2008 – 25 October 2008
  • Spring 2008 – 26 April 2008
  • Fall 2007 – 27 October 2007
  • Spring 2007 – 28 April 2007
  • Fall 2006 – 28 October 2006
  • Spring 2006 – 29 April 2006
  • Fall 2005 – 29 October 2005

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