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Yes, you CAN walk a half marathon!

This 5-star, walker-friendly half on November 1st is a perfect event for all levels of walkers!

The Delaware & Lehigh Heritage Half Marathon–in its sixth year–is once again welcoming walkers with open arms! You’ll have up to 4.5 hours to complete the 13.1 mile course. And there will be pace groups and awards for walkers–just like they have for runners. I hope you’ll join me! Read more

Walk a Half Marathon!

Yes, you can do it! And I have the perfect event for you!

It is the fourth year for the Delaware & Lehigh Heritage event–and this year they are welcoming walkers with open arms! I’m working with the race director to make this a top-notch walker-friendly event! I hope you’ll join me! The more walkers we can get the more likely race directors will be to make their events walker friendly. Read more

Discover New Walking Paths

The more walking routes you have the more likely you’ll be to walk!

What comes to mind when you think of taking a walk? Probably strolling around your neighborhood or development. Or maybe walking in a nearby park or on a local trail. While those are great options, the more locations that you can associate walking with the more steps you’re likely to take. Think about the places you go on a regular basis. Read more

Walking & Talking

Make a walking date. Invite a friend to walk with you, and you’ll be more likely to do it!

As expected, temperatures dropped to the low 40s, and it was windy, grey, and cloudy. Perfect excuses to blow off a walk. To help me stick to my early spring walks, I made plans to walk with my friend Jessica. Having someone to chat with made the minutes and miles fly by and brightened up an otherwise dreary day. Read more

The Power of Hills

Taking your walks vertical is a quick way to boost the intensity

With temps in the upper 50s and the sun shining brightly, I couldn’t wait to get out for a nice long walk. I was going to take advantage of the good weather (forecast for the next few days doesn’t look so good) to do a kick-butt walking workout! The past few days my walks had been more moderate. While all walking is good for you, there are added benefits to alternating leisurely to brisk walks with more vigorous ones. Read more