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Brookville Hiking Club hosts Metamora Walk Sept. 15

By John Estridge, Sports Editor

Whitewater Valley Walkers has scheduled its second 10K hiking event of 2018 for Saturday, Sept. 15 in Metamora.

Participants will walk the Whitewater Canal Trail from the Grist Mill in Metamora to the Twin Locks (near Shack Road), and then back to the Metamora start point. The event will begin at 9 a.m. Registration closes at 1 p.m. at the Indiana State Grist Mill Museum in the center of Metamora

The public is invited to participate and learn more about Whitewater Valley Walkers and International Volkssport events. Membership in Whitewater Valley Walkers is through membership in the Whitewater Canal Trail not-for-profit, or the specific Whitewater Valley Walkers fee of $10 per person.

The American Volkssport Association is part of the International Volkssport Association with membership around the world. The purpose of Volkssporting is individual participation in non-competitive sports with the motto of “Fun, Fitness and Friendship.”

Whitewater Valley Walkers has been chartered under the rules of the American Volkssport Association and is one of 11 chartered clubs of the Indiana Volkssport Association (INVA).

The Whitewater Valley Walkers hiking club was formed in 2013 by the people belonging to Whitewater Canal Trail, Inc. Address written inquiries about Whitewater Valley Walkers through the Whitewater Canal Trail, PO Box 126, Brookville, IN 47012.

Whitewater Canal Trail also maintains shorter sections of the Brookville to Metamora corridor at Yellow Bank Creek, Tecumseh's Landing and the Billy Jean Jobe trail in Brookville – all open for public participation.