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In 2009, he walked the equivalent of Tucson to Denver
Rick Metcalf/Special to The Explorer, Mount Rushmore.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Rick Metcalf and his dog Murphy walk along the Rillito River late last month as he closed in on walking his 1,000th mile during 2009. Metcalf walked 1,020 miles over the course of last year, an average of three miles per day.
Rick Metcalf/Special to The Explorer, The Wave.
Rick Metcalf/Special to The Explorer, Seven Falls.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Rick Metcalf and his dog Murphy get a ceremonial Gatorade bath from his wife, daughter-in-law and sister-in-law along the Rillito River path as he walked his 1,000th mile. Metcalf set a goal to walk 1,000 miles over the course of 2009. He met that goal on Dec. 24.