Monthly Archives: July 2007

My Mistake – Appleton Update

In my letter from the editor in the Summer issue of WALK! Magazine, I implied that walkers who enter the “competitive” division of the Appleton 13.1 Miles PowerWalk must racewalk. (Actually, that is what I thought.) This is wrong! I … Continue reading

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Another 8 Miles

I got my 8 miles in today! Though it was supposed to be a “not so easy 8″, I started out slow. The first mile was 17 minutes! I have not used the lap feature on my watch yet, so … Continue reading

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Disappearing Racewalking Division

It’s not often that I hear about a race from more than one reader. Two told me they entered the Napa to Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon, registered as racewalkers, then found out the day of the race there was … Continue reading

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See Cindi in Appleton

Saturday, September 22 at 1:15 p.m. I’ll be speaking at the Appleton Expo. It looks like the preliminary title will be something like “Why Walk?” I’ll discuss the benefits of walking and goal setting, weightloss, overall fitness and maintaining motivation. … Continue reading

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8 is Great!

I got 8 miles in today and it was great! I was a little nervous because once I get beyond 5 or 7 miles during training, I worry about how I will feel. I went to one of my favorite … Continue reading

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4 Miles today

My Crim race training program called for 4 miles “acceleration” today. That means, I had to start out at a reasonable pace and each successive mile to go faster and finally finsh very fast. During my first mile I kept … Continue reading

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Racewalking? Maybe

I’ve had racewalking lessons, but I never really felt like I “got” it. I seriously need more lessons, but haven’t had time. I wish I could have been to the Bonnie Stein clinic when she was in Columbus last month. … Continue reading

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Just Plain Tired

I just did NOT feel like walking today. It was hot, humid and I was still tired from our neighbors setting off fireworks until the wee hours this morning. I guess they didn’t have to work today. I decided to … Continue reading

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Discovery

I just discovered that the house with the invisible fence and the charging dog also has the invisible sprinklers that soaked me recently. If I see the dog, there is no water – if I see the sidewalks are wet, … Continue reading

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Columbus Monthly Article

Earlier this year I was interviewed by Columbus Monthly magazine for an article about walking. Well, the article finally came out in the July issue! I’m pretty happy with how I came across. I’m quoted significantly, which was nice –especially … Continue reading

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