The Spirit of Survival is months away, but the weekly training has already begun.

Each Saturday morning, hundreds of walk/runners gather at Dick's Sporting Goods for special training to be able to either walk or run in the October event.  With over 400 registered for training, and over 50 trainers, this year is one of the biggest training years ever.

I have volunteered as a trainer once again this year.  My job is to leave no one behind in my group.  That means that I gather up all of the walkers in the back.  This week we walked just .40 of a mile, and at 7am, the weather is not too bad.    I will be sharing progress of the 5K Walkers each week with pictures and interviews. Here are some pictures from week one.

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