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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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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 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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KC Willy Botan Loop

16 June 2010

5 miles 1 hr 20 miles 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11,028 steps 380 kcal Kelsey Creek Farm Wilburton Hill Park Bellevue Botanical Garden KC stands for Kelsey Creek Farm, Willy stands for Wilburton Hill Park and Botan is short for Bellevue Botanical Garden. Each park is a gem and […]

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Skyridge Rollercoaster + Kelsey Creek Woods

26 May 2010

2.5 Miles 45 – 60 Minutes 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 (difficult) same hilly route as Skyridge Rollercoaster (short and steep) only longer 5468 Steps 175 kcals Skyridge Park Kelsey Creek Farm Begin this walk at Skyridge Park (see  Skyridge Rollercoaster for pictures and directions) don’t turn around at the Lake Hills […]

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Mercer Slough Slough Off

15 May 2010

4.7 Miles 1 Hour 15 Minutes 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 (difficult) easy walk, 1 small hill 10, 644 steps 352 kcals, approximately Mercer Slough Nature Park Enatai Park The Mercer Slough Nature Park in Bellevue, Washington may be a loud walk when it parallels I-90, but it’s a well-maintained […]

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