Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Connector Trail to open Oct 25

The Meadow Lark Garden Connector Trail is scheduled to open the weekend of October 25. This connector trail is near mile marker 14.5; between Vienna and Hunter Mill Road. 1.5 miles long, the Meadowlark Connector Trail provides a link to the Meadowlark Botanical Gardens. This trail section is paved. Getting to the Gardens from the connector requires using a short road ssection. The 95-acre Meadowlark Botanical Gardens, open daily year-round. Walking paths wind around ponds, native trees, wildflowers, a butterfly garden, a Korean cultural garden, and many other visual sites.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Trail Paving results in gravel detour

Paving has begun from Crestview west and trail users from west being detoured to gravel at Sterling Road. Skinny tire bikes can't negotiate there well.

Monday, September 1, 2014

Evening Trail Event--Tuesday, Sept 9th

The Mayor and Town Council of the Town of Herndon cordially invite you to attend a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to celebrate the Washington and Old Dominion Trail lighting project Tuesday, September 9, 2014 8 o’clock in the evening W&OD trail at the Herndon Caboose (near 765 Lynn Street, Herndon)

Friday, August 15, 2014

Trail Event--Sunday, August 17

Just a heads up on the Leesburg 5k/20k being held this coming Sunday 8/17 starting at 7:30AM. Runners will be using the W&OD trail between mm 34 in Leesburg and 39.5 at Paeonian Springs so the area will be extremely congested.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Trail Event--Sunday, August 24

RBC Century Date: Sunday August 24, 2014 Time: 6:30 am - 5:00 pm Location: eastbound W&OD Leesburg-Reston Notes: Sunday August 24nd Reston Century Event from 6:30 AM to 5 PM. Approximately 1200 riders start at Reston Town Center. The portion of the W&OD used for this event is from Grace Street in Herndon to Ashburn Road (westbound leg) and returning from Leesburg to Reston Town Center via trail in its entirety (eastbound leg).

Monday, May 5, 2014

Trail Event for May 24

Civil War hike in Reston from Wiehle Avenue to Hunter Mill Road. This is the monthly hike conducted by 12 Civil War enthusiasts from 9 AM to 5 PM.

Another Trail Event for May 17

Turtle Trot 5k in Arlington from 8 AM to 1 PM. 250 runners expected for this event and the route will be from Bluemont Park out west to area of Madison Manor Park (near pedestrian bridge over I-66) and returning to Bluemont Park.

Trail Event for May 17

Spinal Research Foundation "We've Got Your Back Run" from 8 AM to 11 AM. 800 participants expected and the route will be from NVCC in Reston (off the trail) down to Sunrise Valley Drive (off the trail) and returning to NVCC. Not all the trail will be used for the event.

Trail Event for May 10

Green Lizard Bike-a-thon from 9 AM to 6 PM. 250 participants expected and the route will be from Herndon to Purcellville and back.

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Trail Event May 16th

Expect heavy trail usage for Bike-to-Work day on Friday, May 16th.