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Walk with a Doc: Beat The Flu

Date:
12/10/2012
Time:
1-2:30pm
Location:

Warner Park Community Recreation Center, 1625 Northport Dr, Madison

Registration:

No registration required

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Walk with a Doc is a free program for anyone interested in taking steps for their health by enjoying a refreshing, rejuvenating walk in the park.

 

Hosted by Madison Parks, the organized walks will start in a Madison Park and will be led by a local doctor. The walks will be held at all times of the day: morning, afternoon, evening; weekday/weekends.

 

The physicians, specialists and healthcare professionals will provide:

  • A 5 minute talk at the beginning of the event about a health topic of their choice
  • Lead the walk and answer questions from participants

Each walk will be approximately 30-45 minutes. People of all ages and abilities are invited to participate. Attendees are encouraged to bring family members, friends, and neighbors to this great event.

 

December 10: Walk with a Doc: Beat The Flu

 

Join UW Health's Dr. Robert Striker for a walk around Warner Park. Dr. Striker will discuss the benefits of getting the flu shot and how exercising can benefit everyone in keeping you healthy during the flu season. Plan to meet in the Warner Park Community Recreation Center gymnasium. If weather permits, the walk will be outside.

 

Hosted by the Madison Parks Chapter of Walk with a Doc.

 

About Walk with a Doc

 

Walk with a Doc was founded in 2005 by Columbus, Ohio cardiologist David Sabgir, as a way to encourage healthy physical activity, with the goals of reversing the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle and improving the health and well-being of our country. The Walk with a Doc program now has chapters in 19 states. The Madison Parks chapter is the first in Wisconsin.