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500 WOMEN SCIENTISTS LAUNCH PARTY

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Boulder

2848 9th St

Boulder, CO 80304

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On June 3rd 2017, we will officially launch the 500 Women Scientists organization in Boulder CO, celebrating everything we have achieved since our inception in November 2016. We welcome anyone who supports women and science to come to the launch event. Our schedule:

1:30-4 PM: Outdoor activities will start from the southwestern end of North Boulder Park. Choose an activity or group or meet us for yoga after. Groups:

(1) Hike up Sanitas Valley and back (easy/moderate) - 3.5 miles, 610 feet elevation gain, gravel trail
(2) Hike up Sanitas Ridge and down the East Ridge trail (challenging) - 4.5 miles, 1,450 feet elevation gain, rocky trail
(3) Road bike ride, around Boulder and surrounding area (easy/moderate) - 15 miles, rolling hills but no major climbs
(4) Road bike ride, Old Stage + Lee Hill loop (challenging) - 19 miles, 2,300 feet elevation gain


4 PM: Restorative yoga @ North Boulder Park with Philo Mbong, a member of the 500 Women Scientists Leadership team and certified yoga instructor.

* For the hike, bring comfortable walking shoes, sunscreen, a hat/sunglasses, and plenty of water

* For the bike ride, bring your bike and appropriate biking clothes and plenty of water

* For the yoga, bring comfortable clothing and if you have one, a yoga mat

5:30- 8 PM: Food (Bandar Syrian and Mediterranean Food Truck), beer (Asher and Avery Breweries) and lawn games @ North Boulder Park

We invite 500 Women Scientists around the country to mobilize and get outdoors doing human-powered adventures (biking, hiking, running) and connecting to wild places. As part of the 500WS + Cairn Project Fundraiser: https://www.crowdrise.com/500-women-scientists-x-the-cairn-project/fundraiser/thecairnproject.

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2848 9th St

Boulder, CO 80304

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