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Walking in San Francisco for Health and History Pages


(Photo from our 5 Hills Walk which is now called "Mt. Olympus + 4 More Walk.")
EVERYONE MAY NOW JOIN THE GROUP EXCEPT THOSE FEW WHO WERE BANNED. Walking or hiking. Meet other local people who are interested in walking or hiking for fitness and learning about San Francisco's history, including its movie history. This walking group is unique. It is primarily a health group with a dash of history talk for flavor. It is for people in average physical shape who need restroom stops and not for athletes or people with serious medical conditions.

We keep our group together. We go on many different urban walks, in the best areas, that vary greatly in amounts of climbing and history facts. We walk at a leisurely pace & enjoy the scenery. Sometimes at a walk's end we have an optional dinner together at a fine restaurant, usually Indian, reasonably priced.

Our walks are usually 5 to 6 miles and might be called urban hiking. Our routes are well planned with good restroom stops properly spaced. We avoid stinky porta-potties. Though we mainly walk in SF we also walk in Oakland, Sausalito, Berkeley, Piedmont & Alameda.

We always take roll and if more than 20 attendees we give all a name tag. Attendance is usually unlimited and has ranged from 1 to 100. We had 119 free walks for almost 3 years. In January 2010, we started usually charging adults $2 and kids remain free. On Feb. 16, 2013 the adult price went from $2 to $3. Kids and cameras are very welcome. Dogs and other pets are not welcome. Also, smoking is not allowed on the walks as this is a health group. Occasionally we visit science and nature places. 99 out of every 100 doctors say "JOIN THIS GROUP!"

Also, check out my other popular meetup below:
"San Francisco Wine Lovers Group" http://wine.meetup.co...

SAN FRANCISCO'S MOVIE HISTORY AND REAL LIFE HISTORY

PART 1: THE MOVIE HISTORY OF SAN FRANCISCO, MOVIES MADE ON LOCATION
Click the link below to see the movies shot on location in San Francisco:
http://www.meetup.com...

PART 2: THE REAL LIFE HISTORY OF SAN FRANCISCO MADE SIMPLE
Click the link below to see the real life history of San Francisco:
http://www.meetup.com...


EIGHT REASONS WHY OUR "MARCH TO THE SEA" IS BETTER THAN THE "BAY TO BREAKERS":

1.) We walk and don't run.

2.) We go through the best neighborhoods in SF instead of the mediocre.

3.) Our event only costs $3 for adults, & kids free.

4.) We use good restrooms instead of stinky porta-potties.

5.) Less crowded.

6.) No naked ugly people are expected.

7.) We wear name tags instead of numbers.

8.) We stop and have lunch at a beautiful lake.

The cost for the "Bay to Breakers" 2013: $63.00

Link below about our Mosaic Stairway Walk & fight to end fees at SF Botanical Gardens
http://www.meetup.com...

A great SF history web site has listed our group and here is their link:
http://www.sparkletac...

If skies are gray we will walk anyway because San Francisco is "The Cool, Grey City of Love" written by GEORGE STERLING see link: http://alangullette.c...

Photo below taken in Marina Green on one of our walks to Fort Mason.


Below: on one of our "March to the Sea" walks a visitor walked up to us at the Legion of Honor bus stop.


Below is a photo taken on the top of Tank Hill

Below is a photo taken at Lands End

"Here's looking at you kid." Bogart

Below is some of us on a Telegraph Hill Walk.

Jessie Benton Fremont with a touch of red. She had red hair.


Table of Contents

Page title Most recent update Last edited by
Disclaimer May 11, 2014 1:23 PM Howard S.
Short Walk Heavy on History August 12, 2013 9:06 AM Howard S.
Some Unexpected Things on Our Walks December 17, 2014 11:36 AM Howard S.
The 20 Best SF Movies You Can Watch September 8, 2014 4:16 PM Howard S.
Mosaic Stairway Walk February 20, 2014 3:41 PM Howard S.
Page 3 January 3, 2014 11:02 PM Howard S.
Page 2 September 11, 2014 3:08 PM Howard S.
About Walking in San Francisco for Health and History April 9, 2015 11:11 AM Howard S.

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