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Festival Details 


  • Registration, walk start and finish for all walks will be at the Greek Community Centre at 4648 Elk Lake Drive, Saanich, Victoria. It is located about 10 kilometres from downtown Victoria.
  • Free parking is available at the Centre.
  • Click here for details on bus transportation to the Centre.

Other Information
  • All walks are non-competitive.
  • All walks cost $2 per person per walk
  • Route Maps: Walkers will be provided with detailed maps and directions at the festival.
  • The group start on Friday will be at 4 pm for the 6 and 10 km Broadmead Trails walks.
  • Saturday and Sunday walks will have an optional 10 am group start; walkers may also choose to walk at a different time.
  • Dogs are allowed on all walks but they must be kept on a leash and are not allowed in the Greek Community Centre. On two walks there are areas where dogs are not allowed but there are alternative routes to avoid those areas.
  • Lots of door prizes will be available throughout the Festival.

Pins and Certificates
  • We will offer a new Phoenix Festival 2017 souvenir pin for sale. 
  • Certificates will be given to those who finish the 42 km walk.
  • No other awards or certificates will be available although all walkers can receive a Volkssport stamp for distance covered and events.
wai2We are very grateful to Walking Adventures International for their support of the Phoenix Festival. WAI is an official sponsor of the Canadian Volkssport Federation. Travel to over 60 destinations on 7 continents. Offering walking tours as a great way to connect with the world since 1989!  

running room

   The Running Room at Broadmead Village, 777 Royal Oak Drive, V8X 4V1 is offering great discounts to registered walkers.  ONE DAY ONLY - Saturday, April 22 from 9:30 am to 6:00 pm. 

Adventure Clothing


Adventure Clothing will have a display table at the Festival on Friday, Saturday & Sunday

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