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FInished! 100 Challenge walks completed!
Saturday, November 26, 2016      4 comments

Today was the annual Turkey Trot in Edmonds, Washington. It was pouring down rain, but I was so excited to complete my yearly goal that I wanted to do it at an event like this where people would understand the accomplishment. Edmonds is a wa... Read more
Woo Hoo! Challenge walk #99 Completed
Friday, November 25, 2016      3 comments

As part of REI OPT Outside 2016, Our walking club sponsored a walk this morning. There was a great turn out and many different walking speeds. I ende... Read more
Challenge walk #98
Thursday, November 24, 2016      0 comments

I may finish this week! Walk #98 is completed ✅ Two more are scheduled for Friday & Saturday. Yesterday I left my Thanksgiving preparation for a few h... Read more
Challenge walks #96 & 97 completed
Monday, November 21, 2016      2 comments

This Saturday I attended a Volksport event in Auburn sponsored by a local club that I found out was struggling. Dwindling membership was taking its to... Read more
Walking in the wind, challenge #95
Saturday, November 12, 2016      0 comments

Today there was no Event scheduled do I took myself to Seattle. The rain cleared, but I wasn't quite prepared for the wind. I tried to capture a photo ... Read more
walks #93 & 94 -- 6 left!
Friday, November 11, 2016      3 comments

I did two local walks this week to keep on track for my goal of 100 Volkswalks for the American Centurion Challenge 2016. Tuesday was a beautiful day at Larsen Lake The water was high after our record rain in October, but no flooding. ... Read more
Challenge Walk # 92--closing in on #100
Saturday, November 05, 2016      2 comments

It was a beautiful sunrise as I headed out for our Volkssport club 30th anniversary event in Duvall WA. The start/finish was a quaint railroad depot n... Read more
Another wet walk
Saturday, October 29, 2016      0 comments

The first time I walked this event was in 2006, so this is the 11th time I have walked it. The route changes a bit each year, but the structure has been the same. The check in is behind the barn at Remlinger Farms in Carnation, WA. The fi... Read more
Challenge walk #89
Saturday, October 29, 2016      0 comments

img=132511] Wednesday was a rainy day -- more than rainy, it poured. But Volkssporters go rain or shine, So I drove the 90 min to Theler Wetlands in Belfair washington to meet up with a dozen or so other walkers. It was pretty & the folks... Read more
Pre-dawn start but worth it.
Saturday, October 22, 2016      0 comments

Today was the 30th anniversary Volkswalk put on by the Sun Striders in Yakima WA, about 2 1/2 hours from home. It meant leaving town before the sun came up. The walk started in the fog, but it was beautiful...along a river, by lakes and thro... Read more
Centurion Achievement Challenge walk #86
Wednesday, October 19, 2016      2 comments

I took advantage of a beautiful day to walk Bellevue 5 Parks Volkswalk which is almost in my backyard. (The route ends on 30th & I live on 29th). It is... Read more
Power Blog -- walks 79-85
Friday, October 14, 2016      2 comments

I have made a lot of progress on my walks, but I haven't been keeping up on the blog, so here, short & sweet, is the update #79 Last Saturday our club ... Read more
A favorite for Walk #78
Friday, October 07, 2016      3 comments

Prompted by the Fall color we could see from the road, we went on a photo safari and ended up walking Challenge walking #78 in Marymoor Park. We paid... Read more
Challenge walks #77 & 83?
Saturday, October 01, 2016      0 comments

I added two challenge walks to the list this week. Thursday I walked Alki point in Seattle. That should have been walk #77, but I goofed and flipped the page in the book prematurely, so it is # 83. It was a beautiful walk, as always, one of m... Read more
Challenge walk # 76
Saturday, September 24, 2016      2 comments

This isn't my favorite walk, but I went to support a neighboring club who sponsored it. Found some beauty along the way, And a hidden park (with lot... Read more

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