Category Archives: Walking

Walk often; Walk Safely

Walking is a great source of exercise and physical activity! I walk regularly for both fitness and as a mode of travel.  You can imagine my surprise when, yesterday, following a meeting about pedestrian and bike safety, I was hit … Continue reading

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Walks in the area

York Heart Walk Date:   Saturday, September 19 Time:   9:00 a.m. registration; 10:30 a.m. walk Place:   John Rudy County Park, 400 Mundis Race Rd., York, Pa. 17406 Website: www.heart.org/yorkwalk Contact: Wade Markel, 717-207-4281, york.ahw@heart.org About: Team up with family, friends or … Continue reading

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Confession: I’m a wannabe

I enjoy hiking. A lot! I long to be referred to as “an avid hiker”.  As a child, I enjoyed walking on trails in Caledonia, near my grandparents’ cabin.  In college, I began hiking because of a Field Study of … Continue reading

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A cure for summer boredom

As the novelty of summer vacation wears off and the mid-summer slump sets in, kids are looking for fun things to do to save them from the ever feared boredom. Many parents want to provide their children with fun, summer … Continue reading

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Half-hour walking series to kick-off in York City

Family First Health is launching a walking series with medical director Dr. Asceline Go for community members.

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Walking toward fitness and positivity

By Susan Mafnas, York Daily Record editorial assistant I’m not giving up just yet. A year ago in March I had knee surgery for a meniscus tear and was diagnosed with severe arthritis. I consider myself a young-at-heart, active woman … Continue reading

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Change of Scenery

I run the same routes a lot. It’s just how it goes. You leave your house and there’s only so many options. Turn left or turn right, and go. Running from my house saves precious time, but after a long … Continue reading

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Hope for Today 5k: Addiction Awareness and Recovery

To me, people who got into drugs and ruined their lives were people who were raised by parents who didn’t care or were nonexistent. They were people who likely had no morals or standards by which to live. I was always taught to “just say no” and I couldn’t understand how hard of a concept that was for others to grasp. Four years ago, I got into a relationship with an addict.

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Wednesday Walks to continue in October

We had such a great turnout for our Wednesday Walks in September that we decided to continue them into the cooler temperatures that October brings. Instead of hopping around York County, we’ll be keeping it close and walking 5 p.m. … Continue reading

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Wednesday Walks: Join us at Sam Lewis State Park Sept. 17

Join us for our next Wednesday Walk at Sam Lewis State Park.

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