SparkPeople Walking4Fun Team Messageboard A team for anyone that uses Walking4Fun. I found the Walking4Fun website and enjoy the hikes there, I wanted to have some SparkPeople come along on the trek. SparkPeople Walking4Fun Team Messageboard Sydney City Walk Dec 2019 Ok I'm a day late, better late then never <BR> <BR> Sydney City Walk <BR> Done: 14.8 mi / 33,603 steps <BR> To-Do: 86.1 mi / 194,734 steps <BR> <BR> Hope everyone is enjoying the history and sights of Sydney, It is quite a place Mon, 2 Dec 2019 21:30:51 EST Portugal Camino Costal starts Sept 1st Join us on a pilgrimage along the coast of Portugal and see all the churches along the way Sat, 31 Aug 2019 12:52:05 EST Great Allegheny starting July 1st We are starting The Great Allegheny a continuation of the C&amp;O July 1st. Mon, 1 Jul 2019 22:37:18 EST C&O starting May 1st I finished my last trail on the 29th and let W4F put me on a trail. Wouldn't you know they put me om the C&amp;O a day early. The first part the trail is walking around DC, visiting the Whitehouse, seeing the 4th of July fireworks, and visiting the museums. I've done this trail before. Be prepared for a history lesson. <BR> <BR> There is no camping allowed for the fist part of the trail so we will be staying at hikers hostel's and motels. There are taxies that will take your pack to the next... Wed, 1 May 2019 09:57:32 EST Kungsleden Trail starting Jan1 Everyone ready to see the northern lights? Mon, 31 Dec 2018 22:00:19 EST Superior Hiking Trail (starting Oct 2018) Woohoo! Post here your thoughts, observations and progress on the Superior Hiking Trail! Mon, 1 Oct 2018 20:10:43 EST John Muir Trail John Muir Trail <BR> Done: 13.3 mi / 30,039 steps <BR> To-Do: 250.4 mi / 566,715 steps <BR> <BR> And we are off and running. Remember I will be leaving you messages, but they only allow 1 a day and since I'm doing about 13 miles a day, you will only see them every 13 miles. Except this is my second time around and I think the first time I was doing 12 miles a day, so you might see them. Sun, 1 Jul 2018 22:30:29 EST Sydney City Walk - May 2018 Come join us on the Sydney City Walk, starting on May 1, 2018! <BR> <BR> Today, April 30, you can set your trail on Walking4Fun to the Sydney City Walk if you want to start this trail tomorrow. Or join us later if you are busy right now. <BR> <BR> This thread will be a place to post our progress and chat about the sites we see down under! <BR> Safe travels everyone :) <em>535</em> See you there! <BR> <BR> Mon, 30 Apr 2018 13:35:00 EST Great Allegheny Passage We can continue along the same trail, over here on the Great Allegheny passage. <BR> <BR> It really is a continuation -- our guide is still pushing his stuff in the stroller! <BR> Thu, 1 Mar 2018 21:53:33 EST The C&O Welcome to the C&amp;O. There is a lot of history along this trail so take your time and learn all you can. I'm a heave stepper, so don't try to keep up with me, who knows you might pass me. Mon, 1 Jan 2018 11:12:53 EST ME If I'm going to be your leader, I think it is only fair you know something about me. <BR> <BR> I have curulation problems in my legs. Doc says the best thing for my legs and the worse thing for the rest of my body is to lay in bed with my feet up. After that is walking, standing and the worse is sitting. So I walk, and pace, seldom hold still. Now you know where all me steps come from. <BR> <BR> The second thing I never use to tell anyone, but it is becoming very evident, is because if a ... Tue, 12 Dec 2017 19:45:24 EST Florida Keys Trail up next! Florida Keys Trail! <BR> <BR> MaryAlice went there, I'm going to chase her along, even though I will never catch her. Come join us! <BR> <BR> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 22:26:03 EST Portugal Camino (Coastal) Trail Get those passports out, and maybe toss in a bathing suit with your walking shoes! We are off to the Portugal Camino Coastal trail. We will start May 1. That is just a few days away, so let's go! <BR> Sat, 29 Apr 2017 08:39:14 EST Sky Harbor Trail (April) Something of an April Fool's joke, the Sky Harbor trail is now open! Let's have some fun in the airport. <BR> Sat, 1 Apr 2017 10:58:25 EST John Muir Trail Hope to see everyone on the John Muir Trail! Post about your journey! Sat, 31 Dec 2016 19:34:18 EST Books and Movies I've read and enjoyed a couple books about being on the trail, I thought we could have a thread here to discuss and recommend them. Tue, 13 Dec 2016 11:40:26 EST New routes coming soon! I just heard that there are 4 new routes that Walking4Fun will be releasing soon! <BR> <BR> One of them ends in Santiago and has multiple countries! <BR> <BR> Where to walk to next? I better get busy finishing the Long Trail so that I am ready for a new route! <BR> Sat, 15 Oct 2016 14:00:28 EST Fitbit Step It Up USA Anyone using fitbit, are you doing the Step It Up USA challenge there? If you want to join in, I am on the Sparkpeople team. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>08d49-390f-472d-ab95-a8f3e006f4af&amp;<BR>tTok=0a1a7e0e51f14588c684e3530e1cff0ec<BR>6622faf5c0c1823092273aa75178f37 </link> <BR> <BR> Fri, 14 Oct 2016 11:15:45 EST Long Trail (Vermont) - starting October 2016 The Long Trail in Vermont: <BR> <BR> Length: 278.1 miles <BR> Steps: 677,094 <BR> Burns: 30,730 calories (8.8 lbs) <BR> America's first long-distance hiking trail, the Long Trail spans the length of Vermont—and we'll be hitting it at the peak of the fall foliage! <BR> <BR> Our virtual walk will be a lovely time of fall foliage, just as in real life the trees are starting to show their beautiful colors as well. <BR> <BR> Come join us on the Long Trail! <BR> You should switch trails after lo... Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:40:03 EST I Challenge You (September) Ok, our September game is called 'I Challenge You'. <BR> <BR> Someone picks a 'challenge' and posts it. Anyone is able to take up the challenge. After that person completes the challenge, it is up to them to post the next challenge. <BR> <BR> In general, it should be one person posts a challenge and one person does it. I know that it might not work that way, sometimes 2 people will do the challenge at the same time. That will be okay, there might be a couple open challenges at a time. ... Tue, 30 Aug 2016 07:57:32 EST Where to next? What group hike would we like to do next? <BR> <BR> What will you do until then? <BR> <BR> Any ideas for other games we should do on this forum? <BR> Thu, 11 Aug 2016 09:57:38 EST Mont Blanc Trail - starting August 1 2016 Next group hike will be the Mont Blanc Trail, and we will start it in August. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 12:45:12 EST Birthdays, Anniversaries, Sparkive rsaries! Post here your birthday, anniversary, and sparkiversaries so we can think of you on your special days! <BR> Mon, 20 Jun 2016 12:41:39 EST July 2016 - BINGO In July, we will be playing Bingo. <BR> <BR> Before that time, you need to generate your card, using 25 of the items listed below. <BR> (There are online generators that will create a card for you if you like, or you can do it manually.) <BR> <BR> Each day I will call one of the items below. After you complete that activity, post your card. Straight line bingo (vertical, horizontal, diagonal) will win, and we will keep playing all month. <BR> <BR> <BR> 1. Take a walk outside <BR> 2. Go ... Mon, 20 Jun 2016 12:19:37 EST Team Goal Challenge The team goal for May was 500,000 steps, and we met that!!! <BR> <BR> <em>236</em> <em>243</em> <em>380</em> <BR> <BR> SparkGoodies for everyone on the team will be distributed tomorrow!! <BR> <BR> So, since we now have more members, and since we have a longer amount of time, the team goal for June will be 1,000,000 steps. One Million Steps!! Wow! <BR> <BR> <em>381</em> <em>381</em> <em>381</em> Tue, 31 May 2016 22:34:50 EST What critter did you get this week? At the end of each week, you get a speed award for the number of steps in the week. <BR> <BR> Look on your Profile tab in Walking4Fun. <BR> <BR> What critter did you get this week? Tue, 31 May 2016 13:27:44 EST Photography A thread to post photos and discussions. <BR> <BR> As we take our virtual hikes, many of us take real walks as well. I am inspired by nature. Post any pictures of your journeys. Also, our personal journey of health and fitness. Mon, 30 May 2016 20:59:32 EST Campfire Circle A place to relax, tell a story (true or tall), share a quote or a wish or a dream or a song. <BR> <BR> No matter where we travel on our trails of life or our virtual walks, at the end of the day we can gather around the campfire and share in the friendship and fellowship of our journeys. Tue, 24 May 2016 16:00:15 EST Tahoe Rim Trail -- starting June 1 2015 We are planning to start a group hike on the Tahoe Rim Trail on June 1st. <BR> <BR> Feel free to join us, and post your progress and discussions in this thread. <BR> <BR> I realize that we will probably not all stay right together on the trail, but we can still know that we are taking the same path and encourage each other along. Mon, 23 May 2016 12:34:14 EST Equipment check! A thread to discuss our imaginary gear for our hikes. <BR> <BR> Let's go shopping! <BR> Fri, 20 May 2016 09:21:22 EST Entering your steps discussion How do you enter your steps? Do you do it manually from a pedometer, or do you use fitbit and have it track automatically? <BR> <BR> Does all your movement throughout the day count, or do you limit it to 'exercise' movement? <BR> <BR> Do you allow for only walking types of exercise, or do you get credit for other activities? <BR> <BR> Thu, 12 May 2016 15:01:58 EST Where are you hiking? Where are you currently hiking? What stage are you on? Thu, 12 May 2016 14:54:16 EST