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But there aren't any milestones between here and the moon.

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They do have one to the moon!!

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Sounds fun. Unless they add all the parks together, it wouldn't do for us as a team to do them. Too short. They also have a new US walk that is vertical instead of horizontal on the map.

It would be fun if they had a walk from the north to south poles. We could almost do it on land which would be the preferred method.

We could also walk to the next olympics as there would be time to do it before the olympics next summer.

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Just saw the they have added a new walk on Facebook:

Delighted to introduce our first virtual National Park walk:
Yellowstone National Park

Something to think about for next trip.

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Since we count our steps collectively instead of individually, you can join at any point. Just join and log. They don't like you to log your steps on two sites for the same day, but you can join whenever you want/can.

Looking forward to seeing you on the trail.

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Good morning ~

I looked back over the last few posts and it looks like you guys started a walk of the US a couple months back. Since it seemed a little late for me to join you all, I started a solo walk of Nova Scotia and will be posting my journey along the way here. It will take me 897,596 steps to complete. Hopefully I can meet up with you all on the next walk you choose. Happy trails!



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Yes, I believe it is new. They post their new ones on Facebook and seems to be quite a few lately, which increases our choices!

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Awesome choice Krys - is this a new walk added to the site? This one will take us awhile! Hugs!

I've been doing Race Across USA for years now, lol. Finally reached 64%

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Thanks, Krys.

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Setting it up now.

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The United States is a great choice. Yes, the description does say "apologies to Alaska and Hawaii"

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Sounds good to me.

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That works for me! Does the description really say "apologies to Alaska and Hawaii"?

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How about The United States of America

Description from the site:

United States of America: An awesome walk through all 48 contiguous states (apologies to Alaska and Hawaii) of this amazing, diverse country; the fourth largest In the world, covering a vast swath of North America.

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Does anyone have a suggestion?

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Um, next?

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Done. Please join the group when you choose this route. See you there!

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Wonders of Ancient Egypt

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Any suggestions?

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What's next?

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Thanks Krys - I liked and am following them on FaceBook now too.

I've been doing their Race Across USA forever! But I made it to Texas - WooHoo!!

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Setting it up now. If you are on Facebook, World Walking is also; they highlight all the new walks they are incorporating. Check them out if you are on it.

Italy 2 coming up.

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whatever walking works for me!

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I second the nomination of Italy, Part 2. Maybe we can visit someplace I've been?

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Now that we've done Italy Part 1, how about doing Italy Part 2

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Done - Benvenuto in Italia! (Welcome to Italy)

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I suggest Italy Part 1. It's a different hemisphere from our last walk


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Any requests since Bolivia is done?

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Thanks to all that participate in this fun adventure. I love the street views!

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9,025 steps to Bolivia
9,000 steps to solo walk.

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QUESTION.. I'm new to this so figuring out the works. I have 19,277 steps banked but only 9,638 I can spend? Why can't I use them all?
Never mind I think I just figured it out.
I put 12,852 toward Bolivia and the rest to my solo walk.

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I split my steps too - 10K for the 10K team walk and I'm still trying to get across America - Race Across USA - more like a turtle crawl, lol.

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It's not a "race to the finish". It's a cooperative walk. Alone, it would be endless to walk these long walks. Walking with a team allows me go a long distance in a manageable amount of time. By myself I have walked a few solitary walks---California, San Francisco, the Great Wall of China. Both kinds of walks have their own charm.


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It was pure luck with my finishing up; I don't usually get to do that.

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That would not be fair to you...assuming that you are the first finisher. I just had not realized that the team walk was actually a race to the finish. emoticon

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Sorry about that it just works out that way. I'll try to be more careful and split my steps so I don't finish up too early.

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Bummer. I'm always so close to being finished when I'm "kicked of the trail".

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Yep, that's the way group walks work. I split my steps between the group and a solo walk so I can see everything on that walk.

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I've started but I must admit that I find it a tad disconcerting that I am never allowed to "finish" the previous walk. Are we all done when the first person finishes?

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We are off to Bolivia this time. Group walk has been established, come join us!

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I've already spent yesterday's steps, sorry, tomorrow I start Peru with the team!

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I've started the walk.

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Yippee

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Done, ready to go.

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Yes, let's do this.

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I am ready now

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Let's just do it!

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Peru sounds good. Any objections?

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Bolivia is 2 million steps and 7 milestones - Peru is 3 million steps and 9 milestones. The rest of the South America walks are either too short or too long with almost no milestones.

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Right below the walks on the front page, is a box that says "Start New Walk" If you click on that you can search walks.

South America sounds like a good choice.

How about the Bolivia Walk?

I did Easter Island by myself awhile ago but it's too short for our group

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I can't figure out how to see what's available - I did find the list of what the team has already done.

I don't think I saw anything from South America in the team done list - is there such a walk?

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I'm open to suggestions for specific walks.

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A walk of over two million steps is a good length. Lots of milestones are good. The last walk had seven milestones. Can we find something with more milestones?

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I like the distances. If we walk the ones with more frequent milestones, the walks last such a short time. We walk enough to make the longer walks worthwhile. I'm for another long one.

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anywhere with more and/or much closer milestones!

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