A Walk In The Parks

Mon February 1 - Sun February 28
20 Parks. 26 Miles. 28 Days.
It's as easy as a walk in the parks!
Description

Walk, run, swim, bike - whatever exercise you like -  wherever you like to do it, and at the same time learn more about Charleston's most beautiful parks. Visit 20  parks using our 26.2 miles virtual route in 28 days. It's as easy as a walk in the park!

Thank You To Everyone Who Participated!

Our first-ever virtual challenge event has ended, and what a month it has been. A total of 232 individuals registered for the event, and over the course of 28 days, you walked, ran, biked, swam, paddled or otherwise racked up a total of 6,521.47 miles. That's like walking from Charleston to Houston, then to Las Vegas, up to Portland, over to Minneapolis and then back to Charleston. WOW!

We had some truly outstanding individual achievements recorded as well. The winners in each category are:

Swim:    Lee Ann Bain - 4 miles
Paddle:  Kristine White - 11.75 miles
Run:       Hunter Graham - 100.29 miles
Bike:      Joshua Hays - 132.92 miles
Other:    Meaghan McIntyre - 149.32

And the person who recorded more miles that any other person, and did it all by Walking, is William Simpson. Bill recorded a whopping 325.44 miles! Congratulations to everyone who completed the virtual marathon!

Virtual Route

Park Exercise Routes For You To Try

CANNON PARK: 1 lap around the park = 0.2 miles

COLONIAL LAKE: 1 lap around the park = 0.5 miles 

HAMPTON PARK: 1 lap around the park = 1.5 miles 

WATERFRONT PARK: 1 lap around the park = 1 mile

WEST ASHLEY GREENWAY: 8 miles from end to end

WEST ASHLEY BIKEWAY : 2.5 miles from end to end

Raise Money, Earn Prizes

We have some cool merchandise picked out for those registrants who help us raise much needed funds to further the work of Charleston Parks Conservancy. And we make the process easy, with a simple customizable fundraiser page made just for you.

  • Raise $50 and will send you a souvenir cowbell, perfect for cheering on your favorite team or individual at sporting events.
  • Raise $200 and receive your choice of a knit hat or a vintage baseball hat.
  • Raise $500 and you'll be sporting a cool Conservancy sweatshirt.
  • Raise $1,000 and in addition to our admiration and love, you can choose from a comfy vest or a shell or fleece jacket to keep you warm.

Knit HatBaseball CapSweatshirtVestShell JacketFleece Jacket

Learn More About Charleston Parks Conservancy

Since 2007, Charleston Parks Conservancy has been working to create and nurture stunning and productive botanical and edible gardens in parks owed by the City of Charleston. Information about our mission and the parks this virtual route touches may be found at www.charlestonparksconservancy.org.

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