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 Don Stevenson proves you're never too old to walk!

Adventurer of the Week: Auburn’s Don Stevenson, who is driven to walk,  starts a 1,000-mile walk on his 80th birthday.


The retired pastor, Marine and truck driver estimates he’s walked about 60,000 miles since 1998, each step to raise money and awareness for a cause. Many of his 21 long-distance walks have been dedicated to a friend.


“Knowing that I’m doing it for someone else gives me a great feeling,” the Auburn man said. “It sounds selfish, but it is really rewarding to know that I’m helping others.” Read more

Posted in The Olympian



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Walking can be a dangerous sport.  Walkers should always be suitably equipped, including carrying and knowing how to use a map and compass.