Walking for health runs short to medium (45-60 minute) walks from the centre at 10:30am on alternate Tuesdays. They run every fortnight from 2nd January.
Getting active can be difficult, but York Health Walks are here to help. With Walking for Health, you can take part in a free short walk nearby, to help you get active and stay active, at a pace that works for you.
It’s a great way to stretch your legs, explore what’s on your doorstep and make new friends. For over 12 years, we’ve helped thousands of people discover the many benefits of regular group walks; from reducing stress, to losing weight, to sharing laughs – Walking for Health has something for everyone.
If you should need convincing, here are a few of the positive things that walking can do for your health:
- Help your heart and lungs work better.
- Lower your blood pressure.
- Keep your weight down.
- Lighten your mood.
- Keep your joints, muscles and bones strong.
- Increase ‘good’ cholesterol.
How you can get involved.
Walking for health is for everyone. Simply turn up on the day – no need to book. All walkers are asked to arrive 15 minutes before the walk start time to introduce themselves to the walk leader and complete the registration process.
Under 18’s should be accompanied by and adult. Dogs should be on a short lead.
For further information contact the York Health Walks co-ordinators:
Kay 01904 693235 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org
Jenny 07709 526 254 or by email email@example.com
For all national enquiries, please contact Walking for Health on 020 73 39 85 41