Category Archives: Volksmarch

McCamey, TX – Upton County – Stamp #167 Collected

Our last new county for this trip was Upton where we walked  in the town of McCamey.  McCamey is between Crane and Iraan and is west of San Angelo, so we saved it for last and plan on stopping in … Continue reading

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Iraan, TX – Pecos County – Stamp #166 Collected

Our third 10K was in the  town of Iraan.  The correct pronunciation is “Eye-ruh-ann”; it was named for Ira and Ann Yates, owners of the ranch land upon which the town was built.  It sits down in a valley surrounding … Continue reading

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Kermit, TX – Winkler County – Stamp #165 Collected

Saturday we drove north from Odessa to do our second 10K, in the little town of Kermit.  This fall/Halloween decoration was the first thing that caught my eye as we headed out. We passed the school. And then we came … Continue reading

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Crane, TX – Crane County – Stamp #163 Collected

Finally vacation time and time to travel to West Texas and pick up some new counties! Our first 10K walk was on Friday, Oct 11.  It was in Crane which is just a little south of Odessa.  Our walk started at Stone’s … Continue reading

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Post, TX – County #162 stamp collected

We did a 10K in Post yesterday.  We got a much earlier start and it was only 78 degrees when we started.  The walk started at the McDonald’s which sits at the junction of Hwy 380 and Hwy 84.  We first … Continue reading

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Lubbock, TX – County #161 stamp collected

We did a 10K in Lubbock today.  It was 91 degrees when we started.  The start was the Library and the walk followed brick streets to the Texas Tech Campus.  From there we returned back uptown passing the Lubbock County Courthouse … Continue reading

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Victoria, TX – County #160 stamp collected

We did a 10K in Victoria on Saturday.  It was a beautiful day.  Only 87 degrees when we started.  The start didn’t have a bathroom so we headed over to the library and found this statue out front. We passed … Continue reading

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