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The Big Parade challenges Angelenos to hit the pavement and discover the city




Big Parade goes ascend on of many public staircases in Los Angeles during the Big Parade 2012.
Big Parade goes ascend on of many public staircases in Los Angeles during the Big Parade 2012.
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The Big Parade is a two-day, 35-mile journey on foot from Downtown LA to Mt. Hollywood that winds through neighborhoods, parks, and more than one hundred public stairways.

That's a lot of walking -- and not on a treadmill! Journalist Dan Koeppel, the founder of this urban excursion, joins the show to tell us more.