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  • A Daily Training Schedule
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  • Volunteer-led Training Walks
  • Best Practices
  • Nutrition and Hydration Advice

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Training Walks

Our volunteer-led Training Walks are scheduled throughout the season in locations all across the country. Walkers of all fitness levels are welcome and they are a great way for Walkers to get in shape and meet new friends.

Start Building the Overnight Community Today
We need volunteers like you to organize Training Walks in your area. We’ll help you reach out to your fellow Overnight Walkers, and you can invite friends, family, and donors to come out and walk with you. The Overnight is not just one night – the sooner you start to build the community, the better experience you will have. Contact us at coaches@theovernight.org or fill out Training Walk Submission Form now.

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Upcoming Training Walks

Training Walks are led by fellow Overnight Walkers. If you have any questions about a particular walk, please reach out to the Training Walk Leader hosting the walk using their listed contact information. To start your own Training Walk fill out the Training Walk Submission Form or email coaches@theovernight.org

 

California

In the event of inclement weather, please contact Barney to confirm the Training Walk is taking place.

Training Walk Leader: Barney Tong
Phone: 949-244-9323 (Call or text)
Email: barney.tong@gmail.com
Training Walk Date: Saturday, February 18, 2017
Start Time: 10:00am
Start Location: Marina View Park, (pass Whittier Ave) Costa Mesa, CA 92627 - Meet by the Marina View Park entrance off 19th Street
Terrain/LEvel: Flat
Distance: 3.3 miles
Pace: 2-3 mph, 3-4 mph
Notes: Walk will be to the beach and back through Talbert Nature Preserve (dirt trail), then along the Banning Channel Bikeway (paved or dirt trail). 

In the event of inclement weather, please contact Gigito to confirm the Training Walk is taking place. 

Training Walk Leader: Gigi Muth
Phone: 760-808-6978
Email: afsp.gigimuth@gmail.com
Training Walk Date: Saturday, February 18, 2017  
Start Time: 7:30am
Start Location: City of Palm Desert Civic Center Park - 43900 San Pablo Ave, Palm Desert, CA 92260
Route Description: We will walk on the side walk around the park and COD campus and other streets as we work up to 15 miles (might have to start earlier as the weather gets hotter)
Terrain/Level: Some hills
Distance: Starting at 5 miles, working up to 15 miles
Pace: 4+ mph
Notes: Meet by the park Amphitheatre near the duck ponds on the south side of the park near Fred Waring Drive

Questions about the Training Walk below?
Please contact Gigi at 760-808-6978 or send an email to afsp.gigimuth@gmail.com

Training Walk Leader: Gigi Muth
Phone: 760-808-6978
Email: afsp.gigimuth@gmail.com
Training Walk Date: Saturday, February 25, 2017  
Start Time: 7:30am
Start Location: City of Palm Desert Civic Center Park - 43900 San Pablo Ave, Palm Desert, CA 92260
Route Description: We will walk on the side walk around the park and COD campus and other streets as we work up to 15 miles (might have to start earlier as the weather gets hotter)
Terrain/Level: Some hills
Distance: Starting at 5 miles, working up to 15 miles
Pace: 4+ mph
Notes: Meet by the park Amphitheatre near the duck ponds on the south side of the park near Fred Waring Drive

Please note that this Training Walk has been cancelled due to inclement weather.

Training Walk Leader: Chris Giulianotti
Phone: 858-208-8117
Email: chrisgi@pacbell.net
Training Walk Date: Sunday, February 19, 2017
 

Questions about the Training Walk below?
Please contact Chris at 858-208-8117 or send an email to chrisgi@pacebell.net 

Click here to join Chris's Meetup group of walkers, Walkers on a Mission, in the Escondido, CA area.

Training Walk Leader: Chris Giulianotti
Phone: 858-208-8117
Email: chrisgi@pacbell.net
Training Walk Date: Saturday, February 25, 2017
Time: 8:00am-10:00am
Starting Location: 13544 Aubrey Street, Poway, CA 92064
Route Description: A lovely walk around Old Poway finishing at the Farmers Market where there is incredible food. There is a restroom at the half-way point. 
Terrain/Level: Some hills, some horse trails
Distance: 5 miles 
Pace:  2-3 mph, 3-4 mph
Notes: We will meet in the parking lot on Aubrey Street which is across from the park. Bring a shopping bag and money if you would like to shop at the market.

Please note that this Training Walk has been cancelled due to inclement weather.

Training Walk Leader: Chris Giulianotti
Phone: 858-208-8117
Email: chrisgi@pacbell.net
Training Walk Date: Saturday, February 18, 2017
 

In the event of inclement weather, please contact Lauren to confirm the Training Walk is taking place.

Training Walk Leader: Lauren Horne
Phone: 909-227-0176
Email: cantbuymelovee@gmail.com
Training Walk Date: Sunday, February 19, 2017 
Start Time: 7:00am
Starting Location: Ocean Beach Pier, 5078 Niagara Ave, San Diego, CA 92107
Route Description: We will jog/walk from the OB Pier to the end of Sunset Cliffs, then to the OB Bike Path and back
Terrain/Level: Some hills
Distance: 8 miles
Pace: 4+ mph
Notes: Meet at the entrance gates of the Ocean Beach Pier

 

Don't see a walk near you? Start your own Training Walk by filling out the Training Walk Submission Form or email coaches@theovernight.org and we'll help you create one.

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