In Tucson, there is a cool Monday night event, where approx 600 people gather downtown to walk/run 3-5 miles together. I wrote about it here. Well, tonight I wanted to do that again tonight as a fun way of getting back into walking/running after about a 10 day absence. So, I called my friend Crazy Jim to see if he wanted to join me. He is always up for anything, so he said yes.
But as I drove to his house, I started thinking that it is a long commute downtown for the event...and parking is a hassle...and Crazy Jim wouldn't be running, so it would be a short walk.
So, instead, we decided to walk my normal "short river loop" that we normally cycle (2-3 loops). I always clocked it as 6.5 miles. Tonight, we walked it (hoping it would rain on us, to give us some relief from the heat). According to a closer check of the satellite/mileage app on CJ's phone, it clocked in as 7.24 miles! For this Clyde, that is some burnage of about 1,500 calories. Nice way to get back into it, right?