“Too many people are forgetting that the lines that divide us are nothing compared to the ties that bind us,” he said. “It forgets that old saying, ‘If you want to go fast, go alone; if you want to go far, go together.’ ”
-Cory Booker special senatorial election victory speech 10/16/13
It's New! Yet Old School!
Learn about the rich history of walking. Did you know that "pedestrianism" was the first popular sport to take America and England by storm. And it was a superstar in his day that made it happen. Read about one of the most popular athletes of his time - but forgotten until now - Weston the Walkist.
Just a few days ago, I noticed, maybe for the first time, the sounds of the Great Canal Walk. For most of the 40 miles and 15 hours that day there was an absence of sound in this body of water as still as glass on that calm day....
Here is the current status of entrants for the Cross-Jersey Challenge as of 8/31/13. The goal is 100 miles by the end of the 2013. Don't forget to add miles walked for the Liberty State Park Tour on 6/23/13. This list will be updated periodically until the end of the year.
Go to http://crossjerseywalk.org to enter your 2013 mileage to qualify.
These FreeWalkers have demonstrated our spirit of determination, adventure and community and help set the standard for the rest of us. Awards were presented at the June 23rd Celebration Event. Click here to learn their personal story and what it means to be a FreeWalker.