Champaign-Urbana Walk with the Mayors
Walk for Health and Fitness with the Champaign and Urbana Mayors
Urbana, IL - On Sunday, September 28th, a Walk with the Mayors event will be held beginning at 8:00 a.m. in Crystal Lake Park (206 W. Park St., Urbana).
The walk will start with an address by Urbana Mayor Laurel Prussing at Crystal Lake Park. The group will then walk to Champaign, through King Park, to Douglass Park. Champaign Mayor Don Gerard will address the walkers at Douglass Park. The group will then walk back the same route to Crystal Lake. The walk is approximately 3 miles, and it will be at a leisurely pace. The walk is free and open to the public, including children.
The purpose of the walk is to encourage community health and physical activity. The mayors will lead the group to share their commitment to wellness, and to inspire the community through healthy role modeling.