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New Route!!

Sunday, August 09, 2009

Usually on the weekend I run at the park. But its sorta a drag. Cuz I have to drive to the park. Coming home I'm hot and sweaty. If I take the dog, he's a mess as well.

So I mapped out a route from my subdivision to another subdivision. Around 1/2 my subdivision down the main strip to the other one. I didn't realize there was a running trail over there. So instead of running the streets, I went to the running trail, ran is twice and then home.

I'm not really sure how far I went, since I mapped out to run the subdivision. and I have no techy gear. I'm guessing about 1.5 - 1.75. I think the trail is at about 1/3 mile, maybe 1/2. Its longer than the (smaller) trail at the other park I drive to; thats 1/3 mile.

Anyway, I did pretty good considering the high humidity and late start. :)

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BAILEYS7OF9 8/10/2009 11:25AM

    OOH. cool. There is a bike trail by my place but I am not sure how safe it is. I'm sure it's fine by me, but further south I know it's not.

Glad you found a new place to get to. Did you try the 'how far did I go' feature? That trail might actually be there. I love this feature!

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KATRINIA17 8/9/2009 11:28PM

    Before we moved, our subdivision/neighborhood had a walking trail too that I would do with the girls (tells you how long ago that was...the boy wasn't even around LOL). I can't remember how far it was but I do know I got the info through the home owners deal. I loved doing the walk. I see other houses and would get ideas on what I wanted to do with my own yard and the such. Plus, I got to meet and greet a few neighbors too.

Glad you enjoyed it!


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MSUEQUILTS 8/9/2009 2:11PM

    Go, girl go!

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MARATHON_MOM 8/9/2009 11:36AM

    Sounds like you found a great place to run! And it's great to not have to drive somewhere! IS a great site! Check it out! I use it all the time. The only problem is that the maps are a few years old on there, so sometimes, as in my area, if there's a lot of roadwork and changing of how the roads run, then they could be off a little, But if your area's streets haven't changed then you should be good to go!


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MISSY_MAGOO 8/9/2009 11:10AM

    have you tried You can find out exactly how far your routes are. There's also, but I think it's basically the exact same site.
Nice finding a route near home so you don't have to drive!

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ELIZ181 8/9/2009 9:12AM

    I use to walk with cousin to help train her for a 60 mile walk. She would come to me because I have hills. I loved using the map your walk web site to design our routes, I was shocked that I could get in so many miles just in my neighborhood. I use it all the time when I just take off on a walk to see how far I actually went.

Enjoy your new route and I hope you find more. It is fun to explore your neighborhood in a new way.

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