Tag: walking challenge

Walking Challenge – New York

My latest walking challenge was through New York which was nice as it is one of the few places I really want to visit before I expire.

The challenge this time was 42km / 26 miles and started at Prospect Park. As always at each place, there is a virtual postcard and I got to learn a lot about each place, so that is a bonus. The medal is like the others, chunky and well made and in a presentation box, but this one glows in the dark, the city skyline glows, so that is a bit of fun.

The Route

  • Prospect Park – Starting Point
  • Brooklyn Bridge
  • Flatiron Building
  • Empire Stat Building
  • St. Patrick’s Cathedral
  • Rockefeller Center
  • The Museum of Modern Art
  • The Metropolitan Museum fo Art
  • Central Park
  • Broadway
  • Times Square
  • Vessel
  • World Trade Center
  • Charging Bull
  • Statue of Liberty – End Point
New York
Certificate

I am going to do Paris next which is 60km, and as I seem to be doing city walks I may continue with those challenges for now. I would like to do a big challenge like Camino de Santiago which is 819km / 509 miles. Conqueror does Route 66 which is 3669km / 2280 miles but the medal does not look all that good, and Pacer medals are really nice and chunky. I will keep looking out for other challenges.

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