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The Trail, the Inn and the Welcome

on Sun, 02/04/2018 - 13:25
Across from the starting point of the Kennedy50 walk is the Old Angler's Inn, steeped in warm memories, history and legend. Here's one popular story about the some famous trail walkers, a stubborn and proud immigrant and how two Supreme Court justices visited in 1961.

My first 100K or the value of training

on Sun, 12/01/2013 - 05:00

by Imants P.

Here's one walker's opinion on walking long distance events, including the 50-Mile Kennedy Walk 2013. Practice and conditioning are the key to a successful outcome, but results may vary...

The first time I heard about the Sierra Club One-Day-Hike (ODH) was in March of 2012 when I bumped into the organizer Mike Darzi on the Northwest Branch trail near Silver Spring, MD. In one minute Mike was able to convince me to try one of the ODH events. With relatively short training on top of my already decent shape I finished the 50K in good time.