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First weekend of 10 x 10 Walk complete...

The first weekend of this fall's 10 x 10 edition of Walk Around Philadelphia is was pretty fantastic. Each route offered surprises, challenges, contrasts and unexpected delights (as expected!)……


Register now for Fall 2021 Walk Around Philadelphia!

photo: Lisa Marie Patzer / University of Pennsylvania The next iteration of Walk Around Philadelphia runs September 10 – October 3rd, and there's multiple ways to plug in: Register to join a…


Feb 2021 Walk Around Philadelphia: Day 6

Heinz Wildlife Refuge, Darby & Cobbs Creek, Mt Moriah Cemetery... The final day of the walk started with a bit of a mad scramble of physical and logistical challenges: The ice storm had…


Feb 2021 Walk Around Philadelphia: Day 5

The Navy Yard, Platt Bridge, Hog Island. We'd arrived back at Pier 68 before 7am in hopes of a sunrise over the river, but this morning was overcast. The forecast was calling for a potential…


Feb 2021 Walk Around Philadelphia: Day 4

The Delaware, from Glen Foerd to Pier 68... Day 4 begins where we'd left off, at the Torresdale regional rail station, with a train that was scheduled to get in at 7:09am. There's more folks…


Feb 2021 Walk Around Philadelphia: Day 3

Pine Rd, the Northeast / Poquessing Creek / Knights Rd... This might be the longest and most ambitious segment of the six-day itinerary, at least for those of us coming from W. Philly / Center…


Feb 2021 Walk Around Philadelphia: Day 2

Chestnut Hill zigzag, Cheltenham Ave, Tacony Creek to Fox Chase... Rising early to meet Day Two lets us catch some beautiful early morning light. (I'm not always out and about this early, but…


We made it! The February 2021 Walk Around Philadelphia is complete...

Early morning Feb 7, setting out on Day 1 of the 6th annual Walk Around Philadelphia I set out on February 7th for my 6th annual (and 7th total) pilgrimage around the city's edge. One week…


They did it!

On November 3rd, while most of our country was furiously refreshing their news feeds for election day updates, a group of mixed-income homeschooled high school students from the Natural Creativity…


This September: you are invited to Walk Around Philadelphia at the Fringe Festival

TLDR: I'm offering an "organize-your-own-group-and-choose-your-own-adventure" version of the perimeter walk in conjunction with the Fringe Festival. Details, FAQ & registration link here.……