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, […]
So you think you can walk? Test your skills against the proper methodology for walking!
For most of us, the way we walk is an afterthought, BUT there is an actual method and form for walking that is important to master when preparing for long walks, such as the Atlanta 2-Day Walk! Go through our checklist below to make sure that you have the proper technique! Keep your chin up […]
Nutritionist Carren Sellers answers YOUR questions to keep your training on track for the 2-Day Walk!
Healthy training habits and practices are vital to a successful 2-Day Walk. Carren Sellers, a top nutritionist in Atlanta, has answered some of our walker’s questions about staying healthy while training for the 2-Day: Q: What amount of carbohydrates is necessary to support a 6-9 mile training walk? It is recommended to consume 30-75 g […]
It’s the Journey Grants $770,000 to Atlanta-Area Breast Cancer Organizations
ATLANTA (March 1, 2010) —It’s the Journey, Atlanta’s premier breast cancer non-profit organization and producer of the Atlanta 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer, granted $770,000 to 20 Atlanta-area breast cancer organizations at its 7th Annual Grant Party on March 1. The money, raised through the 2009 Atlanta 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer, by walkers, sponsors, […]