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Walking to Wellness

Walking is a great way to introduce physical activity into your daily life*. For those who are already active, taking a walk break during the day helps mitigate the risks of prolonged sitting as well as helps with focus and productivity. Regardless of your goal, Health Promotion and Wellness has numerous tools available to help you make walking a daily activity.


National Walking Day 2017

Health Promotion and Wellness is partnering with the American Heart Association to celebrate National Walking Day!

When: Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Time: Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Where: Quad by Schroeder Plaza (Rain location: Redbird Arena)

Additional event features: Free Subway sandwiches for the first 100 walkers, blood pressure checks, photo booth, prize drawings, campus/community health resources, and more!


Campus Walking Map Available

Pocket-sized walking maps are available from Health Promotion and Wellness. The maps have four different routes of varying lengths around campus. The map folds down to fit conveniently into a pocket or wallet. Maps can be downloaded or picked up in McCormick 187.

Walking Map

*It is best to speak with your healthcare provider before starting any new physical activity.

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