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Bunny Hop (&Breakfast) Walk
9:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Saturday, March 10
Masonic Lodge
122 E. State St.
O'Fallon, IL
10K & 5K
The Bunny Hop Trail will take us through neighborhoods we haven't seen in quite some time. We will also seek out a brand new walking trail! The O'Fallon Merchants Association invites you to collect Easter eggs while in the downtown area. These eggs are filled with prizes. The rumor is there may be money in some! Come early and take advantage of the Mason's All You Can East Breakfast annual breakfast for $7. The walk starts at 9 am and breakfast begins at 7:00am.
1. Cape Girardeau & Sikeston, MO - April 14 & 15 2018

2. Day trip to Jefferson City - April 28, 2018

Jefferson City Registration Form

3. Miles N Missouri - September 1-3, 2018

Registration Form

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2018 Membership form now available. Click here to join our club
Gateway Milers is St. Louis region's newest AVA affiliated walking club! We are primarily a walking club although we do venture into other activities such as biking or hiking. We walk 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) or 5 kilometers (3.1 miles) and usually follow with a lunch! Occasionally we venture on regional multi-walk weekend trips. If walking, socializing, eating, traveling, or any combination of the above are of interest to you please consider joining Gateway Milers! It is also a good way to accomplish your 10,000 steps for the day. The club sponsors several Volksmarch walks throughout the St. Louis area each year and participates in other area club walks as well.
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All of our events:
  • Are open to everyone - you don't have to be a member to participate.
  • Are non-competitive - go at your own pace, walk, jog or run.
  • Sanctioned AVA event walks and club year round event walks are $3 per person.
  Walks & Trips Scheduled for 2018
  Walking Weekend at Cape Girardeau/Sikeston
The Gateway Milers, St. Louis Stuttgart, and Rolla Roadrunners walking clubs are sponsoring three walks and a swim in Cape Girardeau/Sikeston, MO on April 14-15, 2018. Unfortunately, there will be no bus trasportation. If you desire, we have booked a suite of rooms at Auburn Place Hotel & Suites, 3265 Williams St., Cape Giradeau, MO. You can register for all walks and swim at the hotel. You will need to drive to the starting points from the Hotel. Saturday will be the first two walks. The first one is in Sikeston, MO (7:30 to 10:00 a.m.) and the second one will be at Cape Girardeau Nature Trail (noon to 2:30 p.m.). On Sunday the final walk will be the Cape Girardeau River Trail (9:00 to 11:00 a.m.). There will be a meet and greet on Saturday night (6:30 to 8:30) at the Hotel.
Click here for the details of walks and accomadations.
  Trip to Jefferson City - Inmates and Ice Cream
The Gateway Milers are going to Jefferson City, April 28, 2018. We will be touring an old Missouri State Penitentiary, stop at Central Dairy for ice cream, do a 10K walk, and eat dinner before heading back. Click here for the details and cost.
To see the dinner menu click here.
For the registration form and mailing address click here.
  Miles 'N' Missouri Weekend Trip
The Gateway Milers are going on a bus trip throughout Missouri from September 1 to 3. The first day (Saturday), we will stop at Columbia, MO for a walk in Rock Bridge State Park. Then onto Warm Springs Ranch for a tour of the Clydesdale farm. Our evening destination will be Kansas City. On Sunday, we will walk in Wallace State Park and then head over to Walt Disney's boyhood home - Marceline, MO. Afterwards we will take the bus to Mark Twain's home town, Hannibal. On Monday, we will do a group walk in Hannibal and then head back home.
For detailed information on the trip, Click Here.
For registration and mailing information, Click Here.
  Miler Messages
Each week our club emails information on club sponsored and other regional upcoming walks with additional club news to our members and other interested parties. If you would like to receive our Miler Messages please join our e-mail list. This email list will never be sold or used for non-club purposes. Simply click Subscribe to be directed to a web page to subscribe to our Miler Messages. NOTE: This web page will take approximately one minute to load if using the Internet Explorer browser. However, it will load quicker by using Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome browsers.

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  This Week's Walking Event(s)

1. Glen Carbon YRE
Saturday, February 24, 9:45 a.m. (register) & 10:00 (walk)
Casey's General Store
70 W. Main St., Glen Carbon, IL
For a listing of Gateway Milers and other regional walk club events click here or on the Events Calendar link. The Events Calendar page has the dates, times, and other important information including directions to upcoming walks.
  Newsletters & Minutes
View the latest Gateway Miler Newsletter by clicking here.   View Gateway Miler's November 2017, minutes from our previous meeting.  February 2018, AVA (Checkpoint) newsletter by clicking here.
Gateway Milers Song: (To the tune of California Girls)
The East's walk clubs are great they really plan their hikes with care.
The southern clubs with the way they walk, they knock me out with all their flare.
The west coast's scenic pathways really make a lovely sight.
And the northern clubs with the way they walk, they make their weekends warm and bright.

I wish they all could be Gateway Milers
I wish they all could be Gateway Milers
I wish they all could be Gateway Milers clubs

The mid-west has the heartland and the clubs are all so grand.
I dig a farm field on a rolling land with the walks all so well planned.
I've been all round this great big land and I've seen all kinds of clubs.
Yeah, but I couldn't wait to get back to the state, back to the greatest club in the world.

I wish they all could be Gateway Milers
I wish they all could be Gateway Milers
I wish they all could be Gateway Milers clubs
To learn about joining our club click on the Membership link OR just click on the button below and fill out the application form. Mail it to the address on top of the form or give it to an active member (e.g. on one of our walks).
  Missouri County Walk Program
The AVA clubs of MO are starting a new program aimed at eventually offering, over a number of years, an AVA sanctioned walk event in all 115 counties of Missouri. The goal is for the next 10+ years, there will be walks in all counties of Missouri - either scheduled Year-Round Trails offered by the individual clubs or traditional scheduled walks held throughout the state several times each year. The Walking the Counties of Missouri record books are FREE. For more information and to get your County walk books. Click here
  Membership Planning Meetings
March 13, 20186:30 p.m. (6:15, if ordering)Fortels Pizza10716 Lincoln Trail, Fairview Heights, IL
All members, future members, and the interested are invited. If you do not want to eat, don't let that prevent you from attending. Eating is optional.
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