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A busy walking weekend started with a 26.2-mile walking tour of Philadelphia with famed athlete Diana Nyad and her walking organization EverWalk. It ended with kids of all ages enjoying a stroll in the park along with music and fun games. We're spreading the good news about walking!
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November 17th Hikes

On Saturday November 17, as part of National Take a Hike Day, FreeWalkers is challenging its members to hike 1,000 miles that day.  We have events at 5 locations:

  • George Washington Bridge/Palisades Park, NJ
  • Watchung Reservation, Mountainside, NJ
  • Schuylkill River Trail, Philadelphia, PA
  • Spanish Moss Trail, Beaufort, SC
  • Bay Area Walk, San Francisco, CA

You read right, we are expanding out of our normal MidAtlantic area with…

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physed-hike-mountains-master768.jpg?width=250Long walks can improve moods and reduce anxiety, but the benefits may be greatest if the walks take place outdoors rather than in a gym, Many different aspects of exercise are thought to affect how much we like working out. But in general, most experts agree that a workout’s intensity and its duration have the greatest influence…

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