Category Archives: Urban Hike

Portland (San Patricio County) Seasonal Event – 06/22/2016

We headed on down to the coast to walk in Portland.  It  is a coastal town just across the bay from Corpus Christi.  It was founded in 1891 with dreams of being a shipping port.  The hurricanes of 1916 and … Continue reading

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Beeville (Bee County) Seasonal Event – 06/21/2016

Finally, a chance to get away and travel to a new county.  We left at 6am and got to Beeville around 10am.  It was already 84 degrees.  Thank goodness we has shade in spots and a nice breeze.  We parked … Continue reading

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Hebbronville (Jim Hogg County) Seasonal Event.

Hebbronville dates back to 1883 when the Texas Mexican Railroad built through the area.  The walk box was located at the Executive Inn.  After we registered we drove to the courthouse square to park and start the walk.    Another … Continue reading

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Eastland, TX – County #197

Texas has 254 counties.  By completing the 10K in the city of Eastland, in Eastland County, I have now brought my total of counties walked (Official AVA Sanctioned 10K) to 197.   We started walking at the museum. We headed over to the … Continue reading

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Lynn County (Tahoka) Volksmarched 10/13/2014

The Seasonal Event in Tahoka gave me the opportunity to pick up another county.  It was cold and breezy (30 mph winds) when we started out.  The walk started at the Lynn County Courthouse.    

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Terry County Volksmarched 10/08/2014

The Seasonal Event in Brownfield gave me the opportunity to pick up another county.  We had a nice cool breeze again to help with the hot temperatures.  The walk started at the Chamber of Commerce. If you have time after … Continue reading

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Rains County Volksmarched 09/13/2014

This Volksmarching Event hosted by the Dallas Trekkers in Emory gave me the opportunity to pick up a new county.  The walk started at the library but it wasn’t open yet. We headed over to Hooten’s Hardware to use the bathrooms before … Continue reading

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