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I have completed PEI - 434,000 steps
I have completed Newfoundland & Labrador 1,118,000
I have completed Nova Scotia 868,000
I have completed New Brunswick 1,018,000
I have completed Quebec 1,490,000
October steps to Ontario 185,771 (4,970,000 - 185,771 = 4,784,229 left to go!)

Run with patience the race that is set before you.

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10/31/19 9:13 P

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"He who limps is still walking." ~ Stanislaw J. Lec
And that's me! Some days are harder than others, but I'm going to make them all count!!
Arthritis, worn out joints and dealing with nasty gout is affecting me more than I'd like!

Thus far I've completed stepping across
- PEI (434,000 steps - 350 km or 217 miles)
- New Brunswick (1,018,000 steps - 820 km or 509 miles),
- Nova Scotia (700 km or 434 miles appx 868,000 steps)
- Newfoundland/Labrador - (900 km or 559 miles - appx 1,118,000 steps)
- Quebec (appx. 1,200 km or 745 miles appx. 1,490,000 steps)
- Ontario (4,000 km or 2,485 miles - appx 4,970,000 steps)
- Manitoba (1,188 km or 738 miles appx 1,476,000 steps)
- Saskatchewan (400 km or 869 miles (appx 1,738,000 steps)
and now I'm working on walking across Alberta (2,200 km or 1,367 miles appx 2,734,000 steps). My daily goal is 8000 steps as I continue my quest to virtually walk across Canada using the Trans Canada Trails.

- 8000 steps a day is recommended for women over 60 - see www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/0
1/
080111231316.htm
)
- 6000 steps a day were shown to be correlated with a lower death rate in men in a Harvard Study. - see walking.about.com/cs/measure/a/locke
12
2004.htm


Balance forward of steps taken across Alberta as of October 31, 2019: 2,284,842

Nov. 1: 6180
Nov. 2: 10970
Nov. 3: 6637
Nov. 4: 11203
Nov. 5: 9145
Nov. 6: 8109
Nov. 7: 9128
Nov. 8: 9173
Nov. 9: 9316
Nov. 10: 4856
Nov. 11: 7211
Nov. 12: 8993
Nov. 13: 6817
Nov. 14: 7110
Nov. 15: 10416
Nov. 16: 11172
Nov. 17: 10492
Nov. 18: 10941
Nov. 19: 9269
Nov. 20: 7694
Nov. 21: 10230
Nov. 22: 3239
Nov. 23: 11355
Nov. 24: 7542
Nov. 25: 10623
Nov. 26: 4624
Nov. 27: 6341
Nov. 28: 7741
Nov. 29: 10150
Nov. 30: 4767

Total: 2,536,286






Edited by: EDWARDS1411 at: 12/2/2019 (10:02)
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Whether starting fresh or continuing ...

Choose a Province you wish to walk across from the list below. Each day record how many steps, miles and/or km you have covered by walking or running. (Biking may be an option too.) Take that number and subtract it from the total. You can track your distance using a pedometer, google maps or similar options that give you the approximate distance. *See below.*

Trans Canada Trail

Alberta - 2,200 km or 1,367 miles (appx 2,734,000 steps)
BC - 2,700 km or 1,677 miles (appx 3,354,000 steps)
New Brunswick - 820 km or 509 miles (appx 1,018,000 steps)
Ontario - 4,000 km or 2,485 miles (appx 4,970,000 steps)
Quebec - trails in progress, currently appx. 1,200 km or 745 miles (appx. 1,490,000 steps)
(see www.canadatrails.ca/tct/tctqc.html )
Manitoba - 1,188 km or 738 miles (appx 1,476,000 steps)
Nova Scotia - 700 km or 434 miles (appx 868,000 steps)
Newfoundland & Lab - 900 km or 559 miles (appx 1,118,000 steps)
Northwest Territories - 640 km (for land, 4,000 km for water) or 397 miles (for land, 2,485 miles for water) (appx 794,000 steps)
Nunavut - in progress
PEI - 350 km or 217 miles (appx 434,000 steps)
Saskatachewan - 1,400 km or 869 miles (appx 1,738,000 steps)
Yukon - 1,600 km or 994 miles (appx 1,988,000 steps)

TOTAL trail length = 15,718 km or 9,766 miles (appx 19,532,000 steps)

(Above calculations are based on the average of 2000 steps per mile.)

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EXAMPLE I walked 5.89 miles yesterday (11,780 steps)
I am walking Ontario ... now Ontario's trans Canada Trail is 2,485 miles .. now if i take off the 5.89 miles I walked I get 2,479.11 miles remaining to be walked till i have completed the trail

or

Ontario 2,485 miles - 5.89 miles = 2,479.11 miles left to go

or

Ontario = 4,970,000 steps ... took 11,780 steps, 4,958,220 steps to go

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Many, many thanks to NYXWOLFWALKER for providing all of the above details and info - very much appreciated!!!

NOTE- Recommended steps for weight control:

Age women - Steps per day
18-40 is 12,000 steps per day
40-50 is 11,000
50-60 is 10,000
60 and over is 8,000

Age men - Steps per day
18-50 is 12,000
50 and over is 11,000

(above as per www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/0
1/
080111231316.htm
)

- 6000 steps a day were shown to be correlated with a lower death rate in men in a Harvard Study. - see walking.about.com/cs/measure/a/locke
12
2004.htm


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If you don't have a pedometer or forgot to wear one, A gauge is: 15 minutes = 1 mile.

And here's a website that gives a rough estimate of the number of steps one takes per mile based on a stride to height ratio:
walking.about.com/od/pedometer1/a/st
ep
s-per-mile.htm


Height - Steps per Mile

4'10" - 2,601
4'11" - 2,557
5'0" - 2,514
5'1" - 2,473
5'2" - 2,433
5'3" - 2,395
5'4" - 2,357
5'5" - 2,321
5'6" - 2,286
5'7" - 2,252
5'8" - 2,218
5'9" - 2,186
5'10" - 2,155
5'11" - 2,125
6'0" - 2,095
6'1" - 2,067
6'2" - 2,039
6'3" - 2,011
6'4" - 1,985

Multiple your miles by steps and you have a rough estimate. An estimate is better than none.

Also, the site, "How Many Steps In A Mile" is quite helpful!
www.thecalculatorsite.com/ar
ticles/uni
ts/how-many-steps-in-a-mile.php


**Please note that other activities can be converted to steps as well. A general rule is 15 min. of any activity is equal to 1 mile. There are several activity conversion sites on the web.

Go to:

blogs.rrc.ca/wellness/wp-content/upl
oa
ds/2016/01/Step-Conversion-Chart.pdf

.
starport.jsc.nasa.gov/upload
/Documents
/Table_of_activities-convers
ion_to
_steps.pdf


earlham.edu/media/3049229/ac
tivityconv
ersionchart.pdf


www.arhs-nc.org/live-healthy
/data/Step
ConversionChart.pdf


You may want to print/save these lists in case they disappear from the web.

HAPPY STEPPING!!!




Val

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