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Cornerstone Park Weekly “Fitness” Walk

January 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm UTC-8

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Please be sure to read this rather long but informative “About” section in its entirety to ensure this fitness-based event is suited for you.

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If so…

Come join in 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 year-round estuary and wildlife wetlands, with some small ground-dwelling critters and various waterfowl present for those that enjoy seeing wildlife in a quasi-natural setting.

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

COLD WEATHER ADVISORY

It goes without saying, these are colder months ahead…

That being so — when the wind is up this time of year it may be a factor to consider when preparing for this event.

Therefore — layering of your outerwear is advised, and — even at 2:00 PM — head and hand cover may be a preferred by some during these few cold months ahead.

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We will meet under the covered patio area on the lake side of the main Public Services complex located mid-way into the parking area.

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

After taking a few minutes to account for the members present — the event will start soon thereafter.

As this is a limited attendee event — no shows and multiple and late cancelations are discouraged.

So please initiate, and subsequently update your RSVP with integrity and consideration if you decide to not attend.

Please arrive earlier if you plan to stretch or warm-up prior to the 2:00 PM start time.

The proposed distance will be 5.2 miles (4 laps) — or – 2.6 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 pace will progress quickly to an average 3.5 mph — 17-minute mile.

While this is a relatively manageable quick-pace walking event, and while happily-given concessions and considerations will be made in the first 4 weeks for those challenging their fitness level as they work towards a level that is conducive to the intent of this weekly event…

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….this “fitness” event is primarily geared for those who know they can keep a 17-minute mile pace for the 2.6 or 5.2 mile distance — and for those who intend to (and will) progress to pace and distance in about 3 to 4 weeks.

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If this is suited for you…

There are three easy-to-moderate uphill areas of the otherwise level and paved multi-use path we will take around the lake.

Wherein; at the one short-but-moderate uphill area, the intent is to either keep pace or increase it to push for building physical and cardio stamina — the pace will slow here on the downhill to recover — then back to pace at the bottom.

For those who have kept pace, we will take a 3-minute rest/hydration break (longer if needed) after laps #1 and #3 — with a longer 5-minute break after lap #2.

For those initially enjoying this event at their own pace as they progress or excel, also be sure to rest and hydrate as needed.

Bring AT LEAST 1 liter of your preferred hydration liquid.

There is a newly constructed multi-station body-weight resistance fitness court adjacent to the basketball courts (just North along the path and visible from the start point) for those interested in working that into the event in lieu of a lap or two — or — before or after the event.

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

Therefore, walking children just couldn’t keep up for the duration of the event and it’s requested that they not attend, and — pets and their leashes could create a tripping hazard for some and will not be permitted on this event.

Of course, the exception is a “registered” support animal that is necessary for your general well-being.

If so — as always — please be a responsible pet-parent and provide proper care and 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 near the start/finish point.

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

DISCLAIMER

Accepting Las Vegas Walking, Hiking and Adventurers (LVWHA) social group membership or inclusion in LVWHA social events is your electronic signature of agreement to these terms:

You agree (or will remove yourself from the group) that neither you nor any third party on your or your beneficiary’s behalf will hold any of the group’s leaders, officers, or representatives liable for any injury, loss, or damage to your own person or any members of your family, friends, acquaintances, children, pets, or property, arising directly or as a consequence from a group activity.

You hereby accept FULL responsibility for your own health and welfare. You hereby agree to personally assume ALL risks and liability related to or resulting from any of your activity and actions in all group functions.

Venue

Cornerstone Park
1600 Wigwam Parkway
Henderson, US
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