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Organization Hosts Mile-Long Walks

on Sun, 04/03/2011 - 22:04

FreeWalkers Organization to sponsor trails stretching across multiple statelines

By Monique Rice

March 29, 2011, New Brunswick, NJ - FreeWalkers Organization members will be walking more than 100 miles across the state in the next two months to promote walking as a fitness exercise.

The FreeWalkers Organization is an informal group of individuals who plan challenging walks and invite others to join, according to crossjerseywalk.org.

Paul Kiczek, the founder of FreeWalkers, was inspired by former President John F. Kennedy's 1963 initiative to promote walking.

"I had this idea back when I was a

Hiking from Trenton to New Brunswick

on Sun, 04/03/2011 - 22:08
Morristown resident Paul Kiczek will join up with others Saturday in Trenton and begin walking. At the end of the day, they expect they will have walked 40 miles and reached New Brunswick. The Trenton to New Brunswick 40, or TR2NB40, is one of three walks planned this month and in May along the 100-mile, Trenton-to-Jersey City stretch of the East Coast Greenway. The Greenway is a nearly 3,000-mile multi-use path connecting Maine to Key West, Fla. It is known as the urban alternative to the Appalachian Trail...

The Tween Walk: The Walk Between Yesterday and Today

on Wed, 04/13/2011 - 15:43
The public is invited to walk along the East Coast Greenway Trail from New Brunswick to Metropark, Iselin on April 16th. The event encourages walking as common exercise for fun, fitness and as a means to support public trails. It’s an urban/suburban walk on sidewalk and park paths through the bustling towns and neighborhoods of Middlesex County, with a brief history lesson of this area and how this area has served the nation.

Log for NB2MP10 - 4/16/11 - The Tween Walk

on Thu, 05/05/2011 - 15:59

 

It was cold and damp enough at 8:15 a.m. when I joined our large group gathering in the New Brunswick train station. I and maybe 10 other FreeWalkers had come off  the train from Metropark where we had parked. The station provided some indoor shelter with a Dunkin Donuts and bathrooms within. I had my doubts about this station from the previous week when the station was closed at night.

After taking the obligatory group shot of about 35 of our estimated 40, we were soon on our way at about 8:40. The skies were gray and the wind blowing, but at least there was no rain.

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