'Walking Discovery' Stories

Our Conest Is Over And...

The Winner Is …

Erwin Steneker from Vianen, The Netherlands. Erwin's story titled Blood, Sweat & Tears is the winner of our first ever Walking Discovery Contest.

Erwin Steneker

Erwin's story was a triumph of discovering oneself under very challenging circumstances.

Congratulations Erwin. We hope you are continuing to benefit from the discoveries you made on that journey. Your 6 pair of Thorlos Socks are on their way!

Erwin's story just edged out some other very special entries. One in particular deserves ...

Honorable Mention.

"Bonding With Kemp" submitted by Grandma Patty from Kalispell, Montana is a beautiful story that also touched us. Thank you so much for sharing your special time with us Grandma Patty. While we have only the one prize for this contest, you can still take advantage of the Free Pair of Thorlos Socks Offer. Just visit "_blank">here for further instructions. We have our pair on order already :-)

To all of you that took the time to share your walking discovery with us - THANK YOU SO MUCH!

Every story has some beautiful and moving moments. Keep gathering your discoveries. There will be other contests in the future.

NOTE: This contest is repeated with new deadlines posted as each conclueds. Check back often. Submit often!

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What Other Visitors Have Said

Would you like to read some of the other really neat discoveries some of your fellow walkers have shared with us?

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Take one day at a time, one step at at time. Out of the mouths of babes 
Wanted to share a little part of my journey. Lisa my daughter is an avid runner. She does marathons and triathlons. Last year about this time she ask …

A Surprising Distance Walked! 
After years of pain from arthritis in my knees, I made the surprising discovery of being able to walk free from pain. We decided to walk around the beautiful …

Blood, Sweat, and Tears 
“Lllisten up!”, my friend proclaimed, noticeably slurring, “Nnnext year… I’m goin’ to walllk… the 50 killlometer at the 4-Day Marches!”. I nearly fell …

I Feel Like A Tourist! 
The great thing about walking in my city, my favorite city - San Francisco - is that on every walk I am making new discoveries all the time. One day …

It Rains in Portland! 
It rains in Portland. It rains a lot! But Portlanders do their thing and walk outdoors. No mall walking for us. So, when the sun comes out, as …

My wife and I joined the local volksmarching club (Falcon Wanderers) in October 2011. On one of our first walks we saw some strange looking animals …

Bonding with Kemp 
I traveled from MT to WA to babysit my grandchildren so their parents could go on a much deserved week vacation in Hawaii. Yesterday, my grandson …

In My Own Backyard... 
I have lived in San Francisco for over 20 years. Most of those years I spent as a morbidly obese man that never really got out to see what was beyond …

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