Why I don’t care if you are skinny!

I actually HATE the word skinny!  I hate it as much as I hate the word fat. I always have and most likely always will.  Let me explain. Growing up, I was very active.  I participated in multiple sports, FFA, F.I.L.E., my Church, and many contests for public speaking. At one point my father or […]

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Training for a pain free 60-mile (hydration)

This is probably one of the biggest issues in a 3-day.  The volunteers at the event do a VERY good job of being sure we are pushed to hydrate, hydrate, hydrate, PEE!  However, when we are training on our own, or before we get to the event, it can be very easy to “forget” how […]

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Training for a pain free 60-mile (The Gear)

When training for and participating in any long distance event, the gear you choose can and will make a big difference in your ability to participate, complete, and recover from the event. Start with, YOUR FEET! We know most walkers will be on their feet, walking, for 5-8 hours for 3 days.  That’s a long […]

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All By Myself… (or am I)

2013 will be the final year for the Tampa Bay 60-mile walk. It will be my fifth walk, and the final Tampa Bay event. With a recent health scare – I’m fine, it just shook me up, and a friend unable to join me for this one as a crew member, I have decided to […]

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