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Cornerstone Park Weekly Fitness Walk

January 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm UTC-8

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Please join me on a quick-pace calorie-burning walk around Railroad Lake located in Cornerstone Park in southwest Henderson…

This lake park is a well maintained and serviced seasonal waterfowl estuary and wildlife wetlands, with some full-time small ground-dwelling critters and various other fowl present for those that enjoy seeing wildlife in a semi-natural setting.

Weather permitting, this will be offered as a weekly fitness event – (rain or thunderstorm cancels).

The expected distance will be 4.8 miles (4 laps) — or – 2.4 miles (2 laps) for those wanting a less challenging event.

The first half of lap #1 will be at a slightly slower pace as a warm-up — then the expected pace will progress quickly to an average 3.5 mph 17-minute mile.

As the event will start on time, please arrive early if you intend to do additional stretching or warm-up.

While this is a manageable quick-pace walking event and happily given concessions and considerations will be made for those challenging their fitness level — it is mostly intended for those who can quickly progress to pace and distance and those that already know they can keep the expected pace for the prescribed full or half distance from the start.

There are a few easy-to-moderate uphill areas of the paved walking/running/bike path we will take around the lake.

Wherein; at the one short-but-moderate uphill area the expectation is to either keep the 3.5 mph pace or increase it to push for building physical and cardio stamina. For those wishing to — I slow to about a 2.5 mph pace here on the downhill to recover.

We will take a 3-minute rest/hydration break after laps #1 and #3 — with a longer 5-minute break after lap #2 — reversing direction after each break.

Bring AT LEAST 1 liter of your preferred hydration liquid.

There is a newly constructed multi-station body-weight resistance workout area adjacent to the basketball courts for those interested in working that into the event in lieu of a lap or two — or — before or after the event.

We will meet under the covered area behind the main Services building — located directly adjacent to mid-parking area.

This will also be the start/finish point for each lap completed.

While I’m more-than children and pet friendly; being the type of quick-pace walk this is, and with a good turnout, attendees will likely be walking 2 and 3 abreast, or closely strung out along the path.

Therefore, pets and their leashes could create a tripping hazard for some, and — young children likely wouldn’t or just couldn’t keep up for the duration of the event.

3-wheeled running-type strollers or body-carriers would be welcomed for small children and acclimated-in-such pets.

As always, be a responsible pet-parent and provide proper care and proper waste management as needed.

The park helps provide for such — with several waste bag dispensers and disposal points, and at least one pet-watering fountain I know of along the path.

Please update your RSVP if your plans change and you can no longer attend.

DISCLAIMER:

All attendees participate at their own risk.

Therefore, by signing up for, and/or attending this Meetup event, you acknowledge, understand, accept, and agree that fitness activities can be strenuous and physically challenging, and — that the organizer(s) of this group CAN NOT be held responsible or liable in any way for ANY injuries you, your children, your guests, or your pets may suffer resulting from participation in this event, nor from or for the actions of any participant – to include you.

The organizer(s) of this group also CAN NOT be held responsible or liable in any way for ANY
loss or damage to personal property of any of the aforementioned entities attending this event.

Venue

Cornerstone Park
1600 Wigwam Parkway
Henderson, US
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