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4/28/19 2:22 A

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Now, I'm pretty sure I couldn't make it across town. Glenn

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4/28/19 2:14 A

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I was close to walking from Detroit, Michigan to Alaska back in the early 70's, but I couldn't get my then current roommate to go with me, and I backed out.

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MOBYCARP's Photo MOBYCARP SparkPoints: (324,169)
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5/8/15 8:19 P

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From late December to early May, I progressed through Virginia and into eastern Kentucky from logging my running miles. Today, I went to log yesterday's 3.4 miles and found this:


Announcement regarding exercise.lbl.gov

The exercise.lbl.gov web site has been retired as of May 6, 2015.


Oh, well. It was a minor amusement, and didn't really affect how many miles I was running anyway. Too bad for the folks who were really into it as a motivational tool.


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4/26/15 7:48 P

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Started putting my running miles into this in December; on April 23 I hit 555.6 miles and the site emailed me to say I was now in Kentucky. On their map, it was hard to tell whether I had crossed the line between Virginia and Kentucky.


- Kevin

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1/30/15 8:27 A

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I keep forgetting to put my mileage into the site, and end up logging a week's worth of runs at a time. Just caught up now; I've run 153.1 miles and it says I'm 5 miles to Kents Store, VA.

I've sure run through a lot of snow, for Virginia. :)


- Kevin

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WRITEMANN1's Photo WRITEMANN1 Posts: 12,143
1/30/15 7:31 A

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So far I've virtually walked from Yorktown, VA to Hampton's Pond, VA = 110.3 miles.

See you all down the road.

Steven G
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12/23/14 6:54 A

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I joined, with the idea of only putting in my running miles. That should make it across the US in under a year.

I browsed through the members. Looks like most people who signed up never put any miles into the system, and many petered out after a few hundred miles. I don't know whether these people simply didn't exercise, or found the site too cumbersome to mess with.


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12/22/14 4:16 P

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Joined the walk!

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12/22/14 11:13 A

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Ditto here. I going to check out and join the "Walk."

Ron G.

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12/22/14 9:33 A

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Thanks for sharing! I'll give it a try!

Patrick
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WRITEMANN1's Photo WRITEMANN1 Posts: 12,143
12/21/14 7:40 P

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This 'walk' has been going since at least 2007. It's sponsored by US tax dollars, so its FREE.
If your exercise involves cardio of any kind, indoors or outdoors, then this can work.
Visit the government site, exercise.lbl.gov , register and start looging your miles. Where ever you end up for the day, you can see the exact place thanks to Google Photo
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Give it a try.

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