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President's Message: May 2022



A heart-felt thank you to all who joined us in Alexandria, VA. It was an incredible weekend! This event was a combined fundraiser for both FreeWalkers and the East Coast Greenway Alliance. We raised over $2,000 and will donate $1,000 to support the organization’s mission in appreciation of their support over the past ten years.

We look forward to a continued partnership with ECGA, helping to motivate more people to walk from Florida to Maine. For more information visit:



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MAPLEWOOD, NJ FreeWalkers, a long-distance walking group based in New Jersey, is hosting a special spring weekend of walking up to 38 miles on the East Coast Greenway. Thetwo-day scenic event will start in College Park, MD, and take walkers on local trails, through theheart of Washington, D.C., and to George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate in Virginia.

Click here to sign up on Eventbrite

"We are excited to meet new people, and reconnect with friends from our previous walks,”FreeWalkers Presi

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President's Message: FreeWalkers Winter News


FreeWalkers is not your typical walking organization. It is unique in many ways. We want you to know what to expect when you choose to walk with us. I hope the answers to the FAQs below will help you prepare and enjoy our walks.

FreeWalkers FAQs:

How far do we typically walk?

Walks vary anywhere from 5 to 50+ miles in one day with most in the 10-30 mile range. Our walks are designed to be interesting and enjoyable and often times challenging, but not competitive. Walking long distances does req

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