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Was looking to change up the walk route for the Waco YRE for next year. They have been working on our Riverwalk along the Brazos for a couple years now. I thought surely it was finished by now. But it is still under construction.



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Got my Wanderer yesterday. Looked through the pictures. Didn't see any I submitted, or any of me. It was great looking at them and reliving my trip.

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I haven't received my copy yet. I'll let you know when I get it if I'm in any of them or if they used the ones I submitted.

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7/24/15 2:24 P

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I just got my copy of the The American Wanderer. There are pictures of the conference. Are you in any of them? It was in a very pretty part of the country. Hope you had a great time.

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I agree, as much as I liked Old Faithful and all the hydrothermal displays, I enjoyed the Yellowstone Grand Canyon area the most. I live in Florida so all my hiking & walks are mostly done below 100' elevation with very little incline. Yellowstone is at 7,000 feet. Luckily, we spent four days at 4,000 feet visiting the Badlands & Black Hills before going to Yellowstone. Even still, we were affected by the elevation. We did a lot of the walks in the first few days. The last two days there, we hiked in the Canyon area. On our last day, we did the short but strenuous Red Rock trail to a great view of the Lower Falls. Adding photo I took there.

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Sounds like a wonderful trip. Glad you did get some hiking in. Yellowstone was wonderful. We liked the falls area better than old faithful.

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I just got back from a five week trip from Florida to Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming. Along the way, we visited the Badlands and Mount Rushmore. After Yellowstone, we went to Minnesota to see friends. I was travelling with husband and didn't get to do any Volkswalks. I did get some hiking but a bit more travelling than doing. We were camping in a van for most nights.

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Thanks. Hope you have been finding Volksmarches to do with your group.

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Glad you had a good time!!

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7/14/15 8:05 A

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Go out and look at the pictures if you didn't get to go. Click on OR or WA and then select the event.

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Convention vacation is over. We did 6 convention events. I enjoyed them all but Mt. St. Helens gets my vote for the best one.

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Have done two convention events so far. Having a great time.

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The rain is gone, now the heat is ramping up. Walked at 2 o'clock after the rain stopped and the humidity was awful. That sun is making everything steam.

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Have fun at the convention. I did a walk with a lady from The Villages in Florida who will be doing it.

I'm camping with friends over the holiday weekend at a state park. The park has a 10k Vollkswalk. If I can get up early enough I'll do it one of the days. This will be my first Volkswalk without my friend, Betty, who introduced me to the sport. It's Florida, so you have to do things early otherwise too hot.

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Our weather here in Texas has been "wet" this year. Feel sorry for anyone with mold allergies. So looking forward to the trip to the Convention Events.

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I wish your friend luck in doing the 100 events. I get up in the 75 range but that's it for me.

Glad you are having fun there in Florida.

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Doing "back to back" was definitely a challenge. I don't think I would plan to do it that way for myself. However, the person who I ride with decided to do the 100 walk for 2015. She didn't decide to do that until Feb. or March. She's trying to make it up by dong some "back to back". I think she may try to do some 10k & 5k for 'back to back" as well as two 10k's.

Last Weds. I did a 10k walk in the Tampa Bay, FL area. It was a very pretty walk. The club who ran it had 40 people total doing it. Most of them did the 10K. I think from our Volkswalk Meetup.com group, we had five people. I got to use my Nordic poles for most of the walk.

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I've done a few back to back, but found I didn't "enjoy" the second event. I'm not into the "no pain, no gain" theory, so I gave up doing two events in one day.

Hope you are feeling better by now and are ready to get back out on the trails.

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Did two 10k Volkswalks in downtown Orlando FL area today. Used my Nordic poles for over 50% of the first walk. I thought I was going to use for the second so didn't use them quite as much as I would have. I needed a break from my gloves so didn't use for second 10k. My hips took a beating from my belt pack so I took it off about half way into the second walk. If I do another back to back, I'll bring a small hydropack for the second walk. Long time found out a hydropack doesn't work well with any distance with the Nordic poles. There is too much rubbing in the shoulder area.
Am feeling sore now -- tomorrow could get interesting.
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We have a nice sounding event coming up at Trinity Forest (a preserve in Dallas). Hope the rain waits until the afternoon.

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Guess that is true enough. Hope we both have better luck next week.

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I was going to do two 10k's today but got rained out. Guess weather can affect us no matter what part of the country.

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Feb 28th - Didn't drive to the Volksmarch today. Weatherman was predicting icy roads and I thought I'd be smart and stay home. Hasn't warmed up here. It is 2pm and it is 33 degrees and misting rain. Bridges and overpasses still a mess.

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We walked in Cleburne, TX today. It was 65 when we left home. It was 56 when we got to Cleburne and the wind had switched around to the North. The walk start was at a grocery store and luckily they had sweatshirts for sale! LOL

Never take Texas weather for granted.


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When I do hikes and carry my Camelback hydropack, I don't use the Nordic poles. I used to use only one hiking (aka Trekking) pole but have found it pays to use two. Again, if I use both, my back doesn't complain as much after the hike.

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Thanks for sharing. I always like walking along the water's edge. I've never tried Nordic poles but there are some people here that use them too.

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On Sat. the 14th., I did a 10k Volkswalk at Anna Marie Island in Florida. It's on the coast. The walk was put on by the Suncoast Sandpiper Volkssport Club. I met other people from my Volksmarch Meeup.com group there. Weather cooperated, the Gulf and the bay area were beautiful, the beaches promising fun times in the future, the event well run, and I had a great time. I used my Nordic poles for most of the walk. I do notice when I use them, my back doesn't complain as much when I'm done.

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Happy Friday the 13th!

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So sorry you don't have a club in your area. If you want to get the record books they can be ordered directly from the AVA. www2.ava.org/newwalk.php . To find YRE events that can be walked at any time you go to the ava.org website and click on "Events", then "Search Events", enter your state in the drop down menu and it will give you the locations that you can walk at any time.

Hope this helps.

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What's the best way to get started as an AVA member? We don't have a group on our area. I've done four of the AVA walks now just for fun. Iam so ready to do a walk.

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Florida is a wonderful place. I did the AVA convention there in 2013. It was in the Orlando area and the walks were all very nice. Great weather.

Glad you found a group to ride with. Helps with the expenses. Happy Volksmarching!

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Through a Meetup.com group, I'm doing a 10k Volksmarch walk tomorrow. It's about two hours from me but thanks to the Meetup group, I'll be able to get a ride. The walk is in the New Smyrna Beach, FL area. Part of it will be on the ocean. Weather should be in the low 70's. The sponsoring AVA club, Happy Wanderers, has this a year long event AND an every Sunday group walk. It will be my first AVA group walk. I'm looking forward to it.

This will be my fourth walk for credit. I had a friend visiting from up north this past month. Along with my husband, we did a AVA walk in a Florida State Park. Given the social nature, I didn't stop & register. I wouldn't mind doing that walk again. The area, Wekiva Springs State Park, includes a viewing area of the springs. Florida springs are a real treasure.

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Weatherman is predicting sleet for Friday night/Saturday.... may have to cancel my YRE plans.

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We had dry but cold weather. Only 31 intrepid souls showed up to walk. Here are some pictures from the event.

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Hope you had a wonderful walk too!

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I sincerely hope the weather cooperates. My plans tomorrow is a six mile hike with my local Florida Trail chapter. Not a Volkswalk but definitely exercise and a great way to start the new year.

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We are in Fredericksburg ready to walk in the New Year at Midnight. However the weather isn't cooperating. If we have the predicted ice storm they will cancel the walk.

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Great to hear from you. Happy New Year to you also!

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Using my Nordic poles tomorrow for a 10k Volksmarch. I'm dong it with a local Meetup.com group. I'm the only one that uses poles for their events. I've signed up for another 10k (6.2 mile) event with them in Feb. It's at a location on the Atlantic Coast. We might see some whate while walking.

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We survived Christmas... now on to walking in the New Year with a Midnight walk in Fredericksburg.

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Our weather has been unseasonably warm, but a cold front with rain (which we need badly) is headed our way.

Can y'all believe the gas prices! Get out and go while the prices are low!

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Looking forward to an Event in Corsicana Tx on Saturday. Home of the world famous fruitcakes!

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So glad your friend is taking care of you. It makes a lot of difference in the way the sport comes off.

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It's interesting to see how the system is set up. Luckily, I was with one of the persons involved with monitoring that walk for the Orlando group. She's the one who introduced me to Volksmarching. She walked me through the sign in process.

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So glad you got your starter packet in time! You could have used an insert card if you didn't have your books yet. I sometimes find myself at a YRE without my books. Insert card is a great option. They usually have one or two in the walk box for people like me.



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Did my first 10k Volkswalk today. The area, Downtown Disney in Orlando FL, is under construction so had to deviate from instructions. Ended up walking more than 7 miles instead of 6.2. For over half the walk used my Nordic poles. I had to keep poles closer to me in crowded areas but worked better in crowds than I thought they would.

I got lucky. I got the starter packet from the AVA yesterday so I was able to log my walk.

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Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving! Now to get out and do some walks to get rid of the pecan pie!

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Thought I'd stop by and see if anyone is here. Cold weather is fast approaching. It was only 39 degrees when we walked on Saturday in Cleburne, TX. Hope y'all are bundling up and getting in some miles.

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Looking at the walks listed on the AVA Convention website. Silver Springs State Park was featured in the American Wanderer. Sounded really good.

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New walk route didn't work out as planned. The Riverwalk still isn't complete in spots.

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Going to go out and try to redo the route for our local YRE for next year. Will be trying to include the new Baylor stadium.

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Summer is winding down. Hope y'all have some walking plans for Labor Day weekend.

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The website for the 19th Annual convention is finally live.
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So many walks so little time! The spirit is willing, but the body is weak. One a day is all I can manage (and enjoy). Wish I could do some YREs also while there, but don't see that happening.

Hope some of you can make the trip to the convention.

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Headed out to a YRE in a state park this coming weekend. Does your club host events in state parks?

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Last week we helped our daughter move, so no volksmarch. Looking forward to doing a YRE this saturday. It will be good to get back into it.

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High School reunion kept us off the trails today.

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Sandy soil in the park. Great walking.

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Enjoying cooler temps and summer rain here. May make the walk in the state park a little muddy this weekend.

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Summer is heating up here in Texas. Should hit our first triple digit for the year on Sunday. Hope y'all are getting in lots of Volksmarching!

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Hope everyone is out there walking official Volksmarching events and collecting stamps in their record books.

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We had a wonderful vacation and I got three new states for the 50 state program. I only need one more and that is Rhode Island. Hope to get it next year to complete the book.

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Did the YRE in Texarkana today. Just got home. Blog about it tomorrow!

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Looking forward to another great walk this weekend. Hope you find one near you to attend.

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New Month - New Start

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New Month - Start fresh and do our best!

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