The Value of Intervals

The Value of Intervals

Any time we do the same exercise routine, the same workout, over and over, no change whatsoever, our bodies are very good at becoming more efficient at that workout. If you have made a regular habit of walking five miles at, let’s say, a 17-minute-mile pace, your legs...
Homo-Sapien: The Walker Extraordinaire

Homo-Sapien: The Walker Extraordinaire

When I first met Marty Kennedy, one of our EPIC EverWalkers who has participated in all four of our weeklong EPIC walks, she told me—with no hubris, just a matter-of-fact statement—that she just happens to be born for long distance walking at a pretty decent speed....
Culture of Giving

Culture of Giving

September 2, 2020 To my Dear Friends of EverWalk Nation, Today Bonnie and I are taking a moment to remember. Today, seven years ago, we at long last completed the epic expedition we had worked so hard for, for so many years. Strong swimmers had been trying since 1950,...
Le Flâneur

Le Flâneur

In debating urban vs rural walking, I tend to side with Virginia Woolf’s character Mrs. Dalloway, announcing as she bustles through the streets of London on the day she is hosting a dinner party that she much prefers walking in the city to the country. We actually...
Howdy, Neighbor!

Howdy, Neighbor!

It is no coincidence that we have launched The EverWalk Mile during the Corona pandemic. Yes, we have had dancing in our imaginations, since we opened our EverWalk doors five years ago, leading a national movement of daily walking. But, perhaps the ultimate irony, our...
My Mother’s Journey to Freedom

My Mother’s Journey to Freedom

In March, EverWalk proudly launched the 110.86 Mile Club — our virtual walking program that takes walkers on specially-curated journeys all over the world. In April, as the world moved into lockdown, I shared a journey was very close to my heart. It was the...