Champaign-Urbana Public Health District

Champaign-Urbana Walk with the Mayors

Thursday - Mar 24, 2016

Walk for Health and Fitness with the Champaign and Urbana Mayors

Champaign, IL - On Saturday, April 2nd, the second annual Walk with the Mayors event will begin at 9:00 a.m. at Douglass Park (512 E. Grove St, Champaign).

The purpose of the walk is to encourage community health and physical activity. Mayor Deborah Feinen of Champaign and Mayor Laurel Prussing of Urbana will lead the group to share their commitment to wellness and to inspire the community through healthy role modeling. The walk is free and open to the public, including children.

"We'd love to have residents join us," said Mayor Prussing. "I try to walk every day. I enjoy walking to work and back. It's great for your health."

Champaign Mayor Feinen said, "Walking benefits our health and our environment and it's a great way to spend the morning. I am excited to show off our parks and our community's tremendous bike and walking infrastructure to those who join us."

Read the full press relase. (PDF)