Sangeeta Parashar
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Jun 15, 2012
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FreeWalkers - Walking Tour of Liberty State Park at Surf City Restaurant and Megabar (Starts & Ends Here)

June 24, 2012 from 12:30pm to 4pm
NOTE: This is a change of starting and ending points. The walk is the same. (The original venue - Surf City Bar - is not expected to be opened by Sunday.)Join the FreeWalkers for a 3 hour walk (about 7 miles) of Jersey City in Liberty State Park which sports a spectacular view of the NYC skyline, Ellis Island, Statue of LIberty, Ferry Building and WTC Monument as well as Liberty Pointe.his is an informal walk starting around 1:00 which will make the entire loop around the park, stopping at some…See More
Jun 6, 2012
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BAY2OCEAN30: The Endless Summer Walk - 2012 at Starts: Matawan Train Station - Ends: Asbury Park

September 22, 2012 from 7:30am to 6pm
All systems are go at 5:45 a.m. 9/22/12. Looks like mixture of sun and clouds. Mils. Chance of showers in the afternoon.Do you wish summer would never end? The FreeWalkers have found a way to push the boundaries of that season by declaring September 22 this year to be our last summer day and one that is sure to be a great one for a final summer-like walk. Last year's 2011 event was voted the overall favorite FreeWalker event of the year!The bay2ocean30 is a unique long distance walk along the…See More
Jan 4, 2012
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NB2MP10 - The Tween Walk - 2012 at New Brunswick Train Station to Metropark Train Station

April 14, 2012 from 8:30am to 1pm
Click here for the latest info if you are walking.Join in on this easy, flat 10-mile walk (actually its 12.3-miles!) between New Brunswick and Metropark in Iselin along the East Coast Greenway. (Hence, the name "Tween Walk").Its a suburban walk on sidewalk along some fairly busy roads, through the interesting town of…See More
Jan 4, 2012
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TR2NB40 - Great Canal Walk - 2012 at D & R Canal - Trenton to New Brunswick

April 7, 2012 from 7am to 8pm
New: Final Event Instructions - everything is goTrace the towpath footsteps of the Delaware & Raritan Canal, a 175 year old waterway across Central New Jersey - from Trenton to New Brunswick. The TR2NB40 - Great Canal Walk, a 40-mile, one -day long distance walk, is a superb physical and mental challenge and the first event in a series of three walking events…See More
Jan 4, 2012
Sangeeta Parashar might attend Paul Kiczek's event

Maplewood & South Mountain Reservation Walk at Maplewood Train Station - Starting & Ending

November 13, 2011 from 1pm to 4:15pm
Join a 5-mile walk from Maplewood village to South Mountain Reservation as we explore natural beauty along trails in this largest Essex County park. The walk will cover some of the Lenape Trail but mostly other areas that we have not explored.Risa Olinsky, a Maplewood resident and others will show you various interesting and popular spots. Risa is heading up…See More
Oct 27, 2011
Paul Kiczek left a comment for Sangeeta Parashar
"Sangeeta, Perfectly understandable. After the Tween Walk you can set your sites for a reasonable goal for The Big Walk. Most dont finish that distance but many try and have a good experience. See you soon. Paul"
Feb 19, 2011
Sangeeta Parashar left a comment for Paul Kiczek
"Thanks Paul! I am really looking forward to the Tween Walk. Am thinking about joining the 40 or 50 mile event, but still too chicken...:-)"
Feb 19, 2011
Paul Kiczek left a comment for Sangeeta Parashar
"Sangeeta, Welcome to the FreeWalkers. I look forward to walking with you at the Tween Walk Paul"
Feb 19, 2011
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NB2MP10 - The Tween Walk at New Brunswick Train Station to Metropark Train Station

April 16, 2011 from 8:30am to 1pm
Update Posted: 8:00 p.m. - 4/15 - This walk is on for tomorrow. Mid 40s to start, slight chance of passing showers. Dress accordingly. Join in on this easy, flat 10-mile walk (actually its 12.3-miles!) between New Brunswick and Metropark in Iselin along the East Coast Greenway. (Hence, the name "Tween Walk"). Its an urban/suburban walk on sidewalk along some fairly busy roads, through the interesting town of Highland Park and older neighborhoods in Edison. We walk down Woodbridge Avenue passing…See More
Feb 19, 2011
Sangeeta Parashar is now a member of FreeWalkers
Feb 19, 2011

Profile Information

How did you learn about the FreeWalkers
Other
What is the farthest distance (in miles) you have ever walked?
13 miles
What is your interest in joining the FreeWalkers?
Exercise/Fitness, Social Networking, Personal Challenge
What events might you be interested in participating?
LENAPE34 (34 mile walk), TR2NB40 (40 mile walk), Cross-Jersey Walking Challenge (100 miles/1 yr), NB2MP10 (10 miles), Walking Tours (under 10 miles - historical/cultural/etc.), Practice Walks (shorter preview segments of longer walks)

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At 10:56am on February 19, 2011, Paul Kiczek said…

Sangeeta,

Perfectly understandable. After the Tween Walk you can set your sites for a reasonable goal for The Big Walk. Most dont finish that distance but many try and have a good experience.

See you soon.

Paul

At 10:26am on February 19, 2011, Paul Kiczek said…

Sangeeta,

Welcome to the FreeWalkers.

I look forward to walking with you at the Tween Walk

Paul

 
 
 

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About 35 walkers made their way through the towns, parks and lands surrounding Boston from Newton to Malden on May 30 for our annual journey marking a great new trail to enjoy. There's a vibrant walking community here for FreeWalkers!

See survey results here.

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The BeTween Walk

On 4/18, 19 FreeWalkers participated in our 5th annual 12-mile easy walk through Middlesex County. Group pic? Always an interesting detour in the heart of NJ.

Great Canal Walk

On 4/11, 30 FreeWalkers participated in our 5th annual 40-mile tough walk along the D&R Canal. Survey show 5 of 13 respondents made it to the end.

See survey results here.


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James Gallagher, mgr of EMS Bridgwater opened his store up for a private sale - 20% off everything, free prizes, pizza & discussion of prepping for the Camino. Great event for 15 FreeWalker guests.

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19 walkers trekked along the icy trail from Tarrytown to Van Cortland on March 15. See photos here.

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On February 7, 2015 about 40 walkers braved the cold and re-lived the 50-mile walk along the C&O Canal that Bobby Kennedy made famous.

See Kennedy50.org for details.

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Click here for details.

Past Events

Tour of Brooklyn 2014 & Year End Party

On November 16, 2014 about 35 FreeWalkers followed our native Brooklynite, Renata Luisi and walked from Penn Station to Willaimsburg topping off the 2014 season with a rousing visit to the Radegast Beer Hall.

The Battle of Short Hills Walk

On October 18, 2014 about 29 FreeWalkers followed a Revolutionary War historic battle march into the Watchung mountains as well as experience other historical sites along the way.

The Origins Walk: Lenape34

On Monday, October 13, 2014,our 5th annual 34-mile trek through the wilds of Essex County will took place - a tough event to finish.

The Endless Summer Walk

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Words to Walk By

Why We Walk

Why choose this as our goal? Why climb the highest mountain? Why, 35 years ago, fly the Atlantic? Why does Rice play Texas?

We choose to go to the moon. We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do these other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard, because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills, because that challenge is one that we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone, and one which we intend to win.

-From President Kennedy’s 1962 speech at Rice University

Why We Don't (Walk)

Why choose doing as little as possible as our goal? Why take a long nap? Why, 35 days ago, insist on flying first class across the Atlantic? Why does Texas play Rice?

We choose to look at the moon. We choose to utter platitudes in this decade and do few other things, not because they are hard, but because they are easy, because that goal will serve to attract votes, because true challenges are those that we are unwilling to address, ones which we are willing to pass onto others, and ones which we intend to ignore.

From FreeWalker, Art McDonald, Rock Hill, SC

Read Art's inspiring essay "On Walking RFK's 50"

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