NEWS—WalkSF49 Authors in the Media

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Jaguar Bennett

San Francisco Chronicle

Yay, after three years of encouraging people to “Walk the Drive,” we’re thrilled that SF Chronicle reporters Heather Knight and Peter Hartlaub have taken on the challenge!

Carolyn & Kristine are interviewed for their part in the “new” movement to “Walk the Drive”

Carolyn & Kristine send the SF Scooter Girls to rescue Heather and Peter during their attempt to “anything-but-drive” the route in ONE DAY!

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San Francisco Historical Association Oscar Lewis Award

San Francisco authors Kristine Poggioli and Carolyn Eidson win the 2018 Oscar Lewis Award for their book “Walking San Francisco’s 49 Mile Drive”


10 Percent TV
“Charlie Rose for the LGBT world”

David Perry of 10 Percent TV speaks with Kristine Poggioli and Carolyn Eidson, wife-and-wife co-authors of the book San Francisco’s 49 Mile Scenic Drive.

10 Percent is the longest running LGBT TV show in Northern California history. 10 Percent airs on Comcast Hometown Network Channel 104 covering Northern and Central California. David Perry is the creator, host, and producer.

Published on Dec 7, 2016

Episode # 333


Local girl makes good

Before Pacifica’s Community Center stood at the corner of Crespi Drive and Highway 1, Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company held the spot. Kristine (Brewer) Poggioli worked there. She had trained on the push button TSPS switchboard during the last semester of her senior year at Terra Nova High School. She began working at the call center the Monday after she graduated. -more-


The Mercury News

We’ve long been fascinated by San Francisco’s 49-mile drive, which takes you from scenic point to scenic point by road.

Now San Francisco’s Kristine Poggioli and Carolyn Eidson have published a book on doing the drive as a walk. “Walking San Francisco’s 49 Mile Scenic Drive” (Craven Street Books, $17) divides the terrain into 17 walks through the city’s famous neighborhoods and sights, from Nob Hill to Golden Gate Park, Hyde Street Pier and beyond. -more-

Outside Lands Podcast Episode 236: 49 Mile Scenic Drive

Kristine Poggioli and Carolyn Eidson explain what the 49 Mile Scenic Drive is and how to walk it today. LISTEN

Podcast: SF’s 49 mile scenic drive

Apr 16, 2018

In this 21-minute episode, Kristine Poggioli, co-author with Carolyn Eidson of Walking San Francisco’s 49 Mile Scenic Drive, discusses how Carolyn and her implemented a new year’s resolution, walking what was originally created to be enjoyed behind the wheel.

Kristine tells about the drive’s origins and then talks about some of her favourite walks, the best views and monuments, the most strenuous and the actual vantage point of walking as opposed to being in a car.

Putting a new twist on an old concept and for a new generation of those dedicated to healthy living, the 49 mile WALK, turns 80 this year, and is fast becoming a part of the city’s bucket list…..

Feed your soul. Keep listening.  LISTEN


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