walking

Newcastle Lake Boren Walk

25 September 2010

6.2 miles 1 hour 45 minutes 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 13559 steps 471 kcals Lake Boren Park A major perk to getting your body outside of a building to exercise, by taking a walk for example, is the views you get to see along the way, and today’s organized walk […]

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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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C-U Soon!

11 July 2010

1.25 miles 20-30 minutes 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2705 steps 100 kcals Bellevue Botanical Garden This is the perfect walking route for City University folks who want to move their bodies but are short on time. It’s called C-U Soon and it was specifically designed for the busy professional […]

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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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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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Walking is a Gateway Drug

10 June 2010

I began walking about 6 years ago after I realized I was in my middle years and that my body was changing. Weight I had never carried in excess began to creep onto my frame and I could no longer get away with physical neglect. Outright abuse such as eating poorly and imbibing began to […]

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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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Walking is a Big Deal

23 May 2010

As I’ve aged I realize the health of my body requires attention and effort and that I need to move my body regularly. That’s a nice way of saying middle age is spreading and unless I want to be stiff and feeble before my time or look like a sedentary auntie I need to take […]

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