Florida student walks to California
CREATED Aug. 11, 2013
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A University of South Florida student has completed a walk across the country.
The Tampa Tribune reports 22-year-old Harrison Milanian walked from Tallahassee to Laguna Beach, Calif., in a little over 11 weeks.
Milanian got the idea after he started going on 20-mile walks with his golden retriever.
He then began training to walk across the country, even though friends and family urged him not to. It became a personal challenge and also part of a larger mission to raise awareness about fitness.
Milanian began walking on May 7 with a sign on his back that read: "America on Foot."
He took no cash or computer and pushed a gutted baby stroller with snacks, a tent, clothes and 50 pounds of water.
He arrived at Laguna Beach July 28.