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Andrew Johns walking from Newcastle to Sydney

October 19, 2008 by


Link PRIME Minister Kevin Rudd joined rugby league legend Andrew Johns today at the start of a six-day mental health charity walk from Newcastle to Sydney. Mr Rudd walked the first 5.5km leg of the 176km walk with Johns this morning, along with about 500 supporters. The Prime Minister surprised supporters with a pledge of […]

Walkingman reaches Sydney

September 24, 2008 by


Walkingman’s 16,17 and 18th week in Oz. Submitted by: Jump Back: Weeks 4-6 | Weeks 7-9 | Weeks 10-12 | Weeks 13-15 Walkingman’s 16th Week Across Australia Taree to Karauh, 9-1-2008 to 9-7, 95 miles, 19,073 Total World Walk Miles. Four months walked and two more to walk before I fly back to the […]

Walking Man – Grafton to Nambucca Heads

August 29, 2008 by


Submitted by: Grafton to Nambucca Heads, 8-18-2008 to 8-24, 92 miles, 18,840 Total World Walk Miles. Out of Grafton after a very nice stay with the Bloomer family. Always nice when a local invites me to stay and shares their home and friendship with me. Stopped at the Police station and then Library to […]

Walking Man – Now in New South Wales

August 23, 2008 by

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Submitted by: Week 11. Brisbane to Tweed Heads, 7-28-2008 to 8-3, 92 miles, 18,566 Total World Walk Miles. Wore out my Teva Wraptor running sandals after 1400 miles. The new heel the cobbler put on 400 miles back was still good, but I could feel the foam rubber breaking down as my feet were […]

Jean Beliveau walking in India

August 1, 2008 by


Submitted by Dearest friends! In our latest newsletter, we left our walker crossing the border of India for the second time. He plans about 40 days of walking in the country to make it to the closest possible spot to the border of China, in the State of Arunachal Pradesh, situated at the limit […]

Trans USA Updates

July 13, 2008 by

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Another dose of Trans-USA Updates Quite a few new walks added. Some updated running info. Follow along any ones that interest you! Pass along info/links to any new ones you hear about. John Completed recently: Nation Run Andrew Wahila, Matthew Durkin, Ken Stannard 2/1/08-5/26/08 2,788 miles Tybee Island, GA – La Jolla, CA […]

Walking Man – week 6 and 7 in Australia

July 11, 2008 by

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Submitted by Yaamba to Gladstone via Rockhampton, 6-23-2008 to 6-29, 122 miles, 18,060 Total World Walk Miles. Solstice has passed and days are supposed to get longer, but because I am headed south 20 miles {32 kilometers} per day, days are still 11.5 hours {6.20am till 5.40pm} of light. The sun also moves south […]