Thursday NoShows.

17 December 2010

Nine days before Christmas is a busy time of year for most people and Pacific Northwest weather can be less than inviting about now. I understand why nobody showed for our Thursday morning walk yesterday. It makes perfect sense to me because trust me when I tell you it was difficult getting my girth out […]

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Day After Holiday ~ No Regrets Walk

15 November 2010

We’ve all been there and done that. We actually can’t help ourselves. It is so much a part of American culture and so firmly connected to the collective mindset that it’s almost impossible not to indulge or have a wee bit more than you probably should . . . so ease up on yourself, my friends. You know that […]

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The Lake-to-Lake Greenway Trail Walk, A Personal View Of An Organized Walk Across Bellevue

21 September 2010

The rain fell rapidly and in copious quantities as I climbed into bed on the night of September 17. “We’re Northwest girls,” I remembered my friend JaneEllen saying “and not sugar, we won’t melt.” It was coming down really hard, though, and no matter how accustomed I am to all-weather exercise, it can pour too […]

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A Walk On KC Thursday

2 September 2010

Early Morning Walks Are Cancelled Thursday morning walks at KC have shifted to Thursday evening walks and will begin at Skyridge Park on March 24, 2011. Why you ask? Because I got a job and am no longer available in the mornings. But that’s no reason you can’t continue to meet at Kelsey Creek park […]

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Group Walks

13 August 2010

In lieu of the fact that our beloved fitness instructor, Karie Underwood, is taking another vacation this summer, I am organizing a couple walks for my fellow Boot Campers, and anyone else who would like to join us. These walks will take place during class time. They are intended to give us a thorough workout […]

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C-U Shortly

4 July 2010

2.50 miles 45-50 minutes 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5625 steps 199 kcals Wilburton Hill Park Bellevue Botanical Garden C-U Shortly is a 45-minute walking route created for City University staff and faculty who want exercise and time-for-food in a lunch hour. Be glad and proud of yourself for taking time to […]

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C-U Later

25 June 2010

3.0 Miles 1 hour 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6578 Steps 226 kcals Wilburton Hill Park Kelsey Creek Farm Bellevue Botanical Garden This is a beautiful and easy 60-minute walking route that I created for City University through some of Bellevue’s best parks! It’s intended for City University staff, faculty and students […]

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College Hill Combo

22 June 2010

4 miles 1 – 2 hours 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8,475 steps 295 kcal Skyridge Park Kelsey Creek Farm Spiritwood Park This is a combination walk because it includes wooded parks, 3 Bellevue neighborhoods (including mine) and a shopping center of small, local businesses. I have included wooded trails, […]

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North Mercer Slough My Love

27 May 2010

3 Miles 1 hour 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 (difficult) mostly flat easy walk on well-maintained trails, couple of inclines at start and finish 6515 Steps 227 kcals Mercer Slough Nature Park Previously I’ve mentioned that walking is good for relationships, that it has helped save my marriage and I suspected […]

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