Banish Blisters (Or Treat Them Well)
Blisters: the most common foot problem the Medical Team treats during the walk. They range from mild and uncomfortable to the extremely painful, which can ultimately prevent the completion of your 2-Day journey. Knowing the causes and preparing ahead of time will help you avoid getting the agonizing inhibitors! The main causes of blisters are: Excessive […]
Sunday Walkers 8-Week Training Program
With only 8 weeks to the Atlanta 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer, if you’re a Sunday walker you’ll want to make sure that your training is preparing you to walk 10 miles on the final day. To help, we’ve put together an easy-to-follow walking training* program to keep you healthy as you train your body […]
10 Fundraising Ideas
The best thing about raising funds for the Atlanta 2-Day Walk is that every single dime stays in Georgia. More than 70% of all funds raised go right back to Georgia-based grantees working in the breast cancer community. As a walker, you are ready to go, but how can you creatively raise money? Take a […]
10 Tips Walkers Can Steal from Runners
Since we see them everywhere we walk, we decided to interview a few distance runners and steal their best tips to share with you. Why? Because most distance runners are a funny lot and most have learned a thing or two the hard way. We want to save you the hard way of learning when […]
3 Keys to Any Fundraising Effort
This kind of post vindicates anything Emily Post ever wrote or my Mom ever said. It seems the lessons they tried for years to drill into us, actually were good things to learn. In fundraising, but especially personal fundraising, these three keys can go a long way to helping you reach your goal: Make the […]
15 Places to Take a Walk in Georgia
Why walk the same path every day? Our home state is one of the few that has mountains, coastline, swamps, rivers, grasslands and healthy metro areas. As you train to longer and longer walks, it can help to have someplace interesting to explore. In a state like this, we could have made a list of […]
How to Choose a Walking Shoe
If you’re training for the Atlanta 2-Day Walk in the same shoes you use to kick around town, it’s time to look for a new pair for training. Proper shoes keep you healthier and more comfortable. Plus who doesn’t want a good excuse to go shoe shopping? Before you do, take our tips to heart […]
Nearly 800 Atlantans Pound the Pavement for 30 Miles at The 2010 Atlanta 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer
Walk Raised Funds for Those Dealing with Breast Cancer in the Atlanta Area ATLANTA, Ga. (October 5, 2010) – Nearly 800 Atlantans put their walking shoes on and turned out to “Do The 2” at the 8th annual Atlanta 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer, on Oct. 2-3. The 30-mile walk raised money for those currently […]
Jamaal Anderson has a special message for 2-Day Walkers!
Jamaal Anderson of the Atlanta Falcons has a special message for 2-Day Walkers! Click the link below and check out the video!! http://itsthejourney.org/?p=1182
Why a warm up is so important for walk training: tips on getting the best warm up before you start your walk!
Warming up is essential to any workout, including a walk in order to get your blood circulation properly, and to prevent injury after your workout. These exercises are part of your warm up and should be done after you have warmed up with 5 to 10 minutes of easy walking. The faster you plan to […]
Tired of training in the Atlanta heat?? Try a mall training walk!
Tired of training in the Atlanta heat?? Try a mall training walk! We all know that the summer heat in Atlanta can sometimes be too much to handle when trying to exercise outside. If you do not want to be out walking in the heat, we have a great training suggestion for you- MALL TRAINING […]
Are you hiding your feet in close-toed shoes this summer? Read our tips on how to get and maintain fabulous summer sandal feet!
When summertime comes around, the place to be is anywhere outdoors, whether at the beach, pool, or backyard. It seems these days that we go to great lengths to protect our body and face from the damaging impact of the sun, but we seem to neglect protecting our feet! According the American Podiatric Medical Association, […]