TRAC Programme to March 2013 to June 2013

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All events may be subject to change, please check first. 
Please confirm attendance with event organiser and request / offer car share.
Fuel contributions are expected at 25p per mile per car from passengers sharing cars.  
New Members are Welcome at Any Event


Sun 3rd Mar
Walk from Grindleford Station Café.
Peter 01924 896495

Wed 6th Mar
An evening of board games. Old favourites like Risk, Cluedo, Operation, Frustration, 
and many more. Call or email in advance for more details. 7.30-11pm.

Jayne & Giles 01924 870882

Sun 10th Mar
Setting off around 10am from Ackworth for a 4ish mile, gentle walk to lunch at 
Hemsworth Water Park. Then another 4 miles to walk it off.
Cary 01977 615648

Sat 16th Mar
Join us for lunch at the Golden Cock Inn in Farnley Tyas and/or a 4½ mile afternoon walk. Meet at the pub at 12 noon for lunch or at 1pm for walk only.
Bob & Gill 01484 420318

Sun 24th Mar
Walk options of 2, 5 & 12 miles enjoying the beautiful Farndale daffodils and other attractions. Call/email in advance for further details.
Jayne & Giles 01924 870882

Wed 27th Mar
Tenpin bowling at Xscape, Castleford. Please let us know by 17th March if you would like to join us. Start time will be advised once we have made the booking.
Neil & Kerry 01977 552243

Sat 30th Mar
10 mile linear walk from Wakefield Kirkgate Station to Pontefract, 
travelling the other direction by train.

Wendy 01977 794045

Wed 3rd Apr
Meal and social evening at the Thatched House pub. Meet at 7pm if you wish to dine or from 9pm for the quiz. Please let Jackie know if you plan to join us.
Jackie 01924 829096

Fri 5th - Sun 7th Apr
Weekend at Llanberis YH in Snowdonia. Sorry, fully booked already. 
Register on the GroupMail  to receive early notice of future trips and off-programme events.

Sat 13th Apr
8 mile circular walk from Badsworth, with the option of a post-walk drink and/or meal at
The Jacobean pub in Rogerthorpe Manor.
Colin & Rowena 01977 642734

Wed 17th Apr
Local cycle ride, tailored to suit the participants. 
More details to follow via GroupMail  nearer the time.
Paul 0113 282 0739

  Sun 21st Apr
4½ mile walk from Cannon Hall Farm with the option of a farm visit in the afternoon. 
Meet at the car park at the Open Farm (not the Country Park) at 11am.
Bob & Gill 01484 420318

Sun 28th Apr
Treasure hunt challenge: Starting at Hemsworth with walking, cycling & driving options. 
More details to be circulated
via GroupMail  nearer the time.
Roland & Margaret 01405 762608

Wed 1st May
Cheese (and a little wine) tasting evening with the Manfields. 8pm. 
Names by 26th April please. There will be a charge to cover costs.

Christine 0113 282 0739

Sun 5th May
Tick off another section of the Wakefield Way, with an 8 mile walk from Chickenley to Outwood. Please let Mark know in advance if you will be joining this event.
Mark 01924 255397

Sun 12th May
10 mile moderate walk near
Langsett Reservoir
Meet at Pontefract at 9am or
Langsett car park at 10am.
Peter 01924 896495

Wed 15th May
6¾ mile walk from Bardsey, near Leeds, followed by an option for dinner at England’s oldest inn. Starting from The Bingley Arms car park at 6.30pm sharp.
Damian 0113 282 8622

Sun 19th May
A 5 mile afternoon walk amongst the bluebells at Bolton Abbey
Meet at the Strid car park at 1.30pm.

Bob & Gill 01484 420318

  Sun 26th May
Travel through time on the unique Leeds ellipse walk with our very own Timelady
Meet at
Swithen’s Farm café near Rothwell for a 12 mile circuit. 10am start.
Luisa 0113 282 8622

Wed 29th May
Theatre night: Sherlock Holmes at the WY Playhouse in Leeds. 
Tickets priced from £17 to £27. Names and payment required by 5th April please.
Luisa 0113 282 8622

Sun 2nd Jun
4 hour (approx) cycle on part of the Wakefield Wheel from Stanley Ferry, via Sandal, Newmillerdam and Anglers Country Park. Meet at Stanley Ferry at 10am.
Mark 01924 255397

Sun 9th Jun
Circular Walk from Pateley Bridge via the sculptures  at Coldstones Cut Quarry. 10am start. Meeting point to be advised via GroupMail  nearer the time.
Paul 0113 282 0739

Wed 12th Jun
Historic city centre walk in Wakefield. 
Meet at 7pm at Costa Coffee opposite the Cathedral
Giles 01924 870882

Fri 14th - Fri 21st Jun
The 2013 group holiday near the top of Ullswater in the Lake District. 
Sorry, this is fully booked already.
Register on the GroupMail  to receive early notice of future trips and off-programme events, including next year’s group holiday (destination yet to be decided).

Sat 15th Jun
4½ mile morning walk at Newmillerdam. Meet at the pay and display car park at 10.30am. 
Optional visit to the Hepworth Gallery in Wakefield after lunch.
Bob & Gill 01484 420318

Sun 23rd Jun
Summer BBQ with the Hewitts. Food, fun & frolics in the garden from noon. 
Please bring your own drinks.
Charge to cover costs. Names by 19th June please.
Jayne 01924 870882

Wed 26th Jun
A 6½ mile evening walk from Rothwell, incorporating the country park and the canal. 
Meet at 7pm at the Springhead Park car park (free parking).
Luisa & Damian 0113 282 8622

Sun 30th Jun
Off-road morning cycle from Rivers Meet café near Methley. 
Tailored to suit participants. 10am start.

Paul 0113 282 0739

Wed 3rd Jul
An evening visit to Temple Newsam, with an option  for supper at Moreno’s Moroccan restaurant. More details to be advised via GroupMail  nearer the time.
Paul 0113 282 0739

More to follow via GroupMail  nearer the time 
or contact the organiser for further information.

12-14 JULY: Weekend at Dufton YH
A weekend in the north Pennines, close to the Pennine Way and Cumbria’s only vineyard!
Contact Peter on 01924 896495

27-29 SEPT: It’s our 25th Birthday
Join us for a weekend at Losehill YH in Castleton 
to celebrate a quarter of a century of TRAC.
Contact Jackie on 01924 829096

Join us for a special celebration to mark 25 years of 
fabulous outdoor activities & social events.
More to follow nearer the time.


Leeds Country Way: A 100km challenge walk

In June 2013 a couple of TRAC members will be attempting to walk 100km in 24 hours around the Leeds Country Way in an effort to raise funds for the Motor Neurone Disease Association.  They will be undertaking a number of longer training walks as they build towards their challenge.  You are welcome to join them on any of these walks, or for part or all of the challenge walk itself.  Walks will be publicised via GroupMail.  Simply respond to any of those emails if you wish to join any of the walks


Advisory note. It is the responsibility of all participants to satisfy themselves that they are sufficiently fit and adequately attired for any event. Personal accident insurance is the responsibility of each individual.

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