Start Point for Walk: Ashland Visitor Center located in the train station, 112 N. Railroad Ave, at the intersection of England St. and Railroad Ave. Open daily 9-5. Closed New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. Ph: 800-897-1471
Directions: Ashland is about 12 miles north of Richmond. I-95 exit 92 to Rt 64 (England St.) West into downtown Ashland. GPS: 37.759468,-77.481208
Description of walk: 5k or 10k
Route visits historic Ashland with its serene landscapes, historic architecture and trains that rumble through downtown following the main street. Beautiful campus of Randolph-Macon College is on the route. There is an “A” award for this event which is a 3″x5″ patch depicting a steam locomotive pulling out of the Ashland Train Station. Rated 1A (very small hills, mostly on pavement; suitable for wheelchairs and strollers).